In the eastern Congolese city of Beni, police have fired tear gas to suppress a large demonstration against the UN Stabilization Mission in the DRC (MONUSCO). Locals accuse the peacekeepers of failing to protect them from frequent militia attacks.
When it comes to fighting the Ebola outbreak, the German foreign minister had a straightfoward message for DRC President Felix Tshisekedi. Fabian von der Mark reports from Kinshasa.
The UN Secretary-General's Special Representative in the Democratic Republic of Congo Leila Zerrougui believes that the peace mission MONUSCO has contributed towards greater security in the DRC.
Protesters have taken to the streets of Kinshasa demanding that President Joseph Kabila step down. Police fired live ammunition and tear gas at demonstrators who marched after church services.
After being excluded from DR Congo's elections in December, the city of Yumbi is to vote on March 31. But many locals are in exile after ethnic violence. And it is unclear if the government was involved in the strife.
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