Hundreds of Congolese are arriving in Angola daily. They are on the run from violence in the Kasai province. Refugee camps have reached capacity limits and the United Nations are asking for help.
The Democratic Republic of Congo will hold elections in December. Campaigning in the country's war-torn eastern region is particularly perilous, but that hasn't stopped one candidate from hitting the trail — on foot.
In an interview with DW, UN Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Andrew Gilmour talks about the findings of the UN secretary general's 2018 report on reprisals against human rights defenders worldwide.
The number of suspected Ebola cases in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has risen to 73. The fact that it broke out in the middle of a conflict area has made responding to it more difficult.
One person was displaced every two seconds in 2017, the newest UN refugee agency figures show. New displacements came from crises in Myanmar, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Syria, in particular.
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