Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Reddit investors use GameStop proceeds to help protect gorillas
WallStreetBets members spend gains on donations for endangered animals also including elephants and turtles

Isabella Kaminski

18, Mar, 2021 @1:34 PM

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Leak reveals UK Foreign Office discussing aid cuts of more than 50%
Internal reports show projected cuts including 59% in South Sudan, 60% in Somalia and 67% in Syria

Patrick Wintour

06, Mar, 2021 @10:15 AM

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'Falling off a cliff': pandemic crippling world's most fragile states, finds report
The world’s poorest are becoming poorer as the impact of Covid compounds existing crises, says Disaster Emergency Comittee

Kaamil Ahmed

01, Mar, 2021 @12:29 PM

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What can we learn from Africa's experience of Covid?
Though a hundred thousand people have died, initial predictions were far worse, giving rise to many theories on ‘the African paradox’

Laura Spinney

28, Feb, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Italian ambassador to DR Congo dies in attack on UN convoy
Luca Attanasio and two others killed in attempted kidnapping north of Goma in eastern DRC

Jason Burke in Johannesburg and Angela Giuffrida in Rome

22, Feb, 2021 @6:37 PM

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Indigenous peoples face rise in rights abuses during pandemic, report finds
Increasing land grabs endangering forest communities and wildlife as governments expand mining and agriculture to combat economic impact of Covid

Patrick Greenfield

18, Feb, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Congo river disaster: at least 60 dead and hundreds missing after 'overloaded' boat sinks
Whaling vessel was carrying 700 passengers at night from Kinshasa when it sank, minister says

Guardian staff

16, Feb, 2021 @2:13 AM

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DRC is rich with farmland, so why do 22 million people there face starvation? | Vava Tampa
For two decades the global community has stood by while militia groups have got away with killing, raping and looting

Vava Tampa

12, Feb, 2021 @7:15 AM

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Ebola virus kills woman in Democratic Republic of Congo, health ministry says
Case near city of Butembo comes nearly three months after the end of an outbreak in the western province of Équateur, which killed 55

Guardian staff and agencies

08, Feb, 2021 @1:22 AM

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'The music industry kills artists': Damso, Belgium's biggest rap star
With multi-platinum No 1 albums confronting edgy topics that other rappers shy away from, the Congolese-Belgian MC has carved his own lane with total determination

Iman Amrani

13, Jan, 2021 @10:30 AM

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Congolese people have been brutalised since 1996. Why isn’t the west helping?
Despite accusations of war crimes in the central African country, the international community seems unmoved

Vava Tampa

06, Jan, 2021 @7:15 AM

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Child labour, toxic leaks: the price we could pay for a greener future
Our mission to create cleaner living using natural resources could itself cause widespread environmental harm, scientists now warn

Robin McKie Science Editor

03, Jan, 2021 @8:15 AM

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