Poverty, armed conflicts and Ebola: The Democratic Republic of the Congo has a lot of problems. But there are pockets of joy and hope. A symphony orchestra in Kinshasa plays beautiful music.
The DR Congo has a new prime minister: Sylvestre Ilunga Ilunkamba. Who is this head of government, who was chosen as a compromise between the former and the current presidents? And what can the Congolese expect from him?
After his election victory last December, the performance of the President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Felix Tshisekedi, is up for scrutiny. He has yet to name a prime minister and cabinet.
The body of former DRC opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi has been returned from Brussels, two years after his death. It was delayed over concerns that the opposition would call to oust then-President Joseph Kabila.
The Democratic Republic of Congo's Felix Tshisekedi has agreed to join with ex-President Joseph Kabila to form a coalition government. This comes after Tshisekedi was not able to gain enough support in Parliament.
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