Democratic Republic of Congo

Egypt qualifies for the handball AFCON quarter-finals

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 - 11:11 GMT

Egypt's national handball team qualified for the quarter-finals of the African Cup of Nations in Tunisia, which is qualifying for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Ebola outbreak: Death toll tops 2,000 in DRC

Fri, 30 Aug 2019 - 11:20 GMT

A total of 2,006 people have now died – roughly two thirds of the 3,004 people infected – according to official figures from the World Health Organization.

Rwanda reopens border with DR Congo after closing due to Ebola deaths

Fri, 02 Aug 2019 - 10:43 GMT

The border closure comes as the crisis has already become the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, with more than 1,700 people killed even though medical professionals widely use an experimental but effective Ebola vaccine.

Brace yourselves, AFCON next six days will be on fire!

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 - 11:54 GMT

If you’re not feeling the hotness of AFCON matches; prepare yourself for the next six days starting from Wednesday, the 26th of June.

AFCON Draw puts Egypt with DRC, Uganda and Zimbabwe

Fri, 12 Apr 2019 - 08:46 GMT

The Egyptian national team was put in an easy group during the draw which was held in Egypt on Friday.

Congo begins voting in long-delayed presidential election

Sun, 30 Dec 2018 - 09:23 GMT

People in Congo have begun voting in a long-delayed presidential election that could bring the troubled country's first peaceful, democratic transfer of power.

Egypt’s FM strongly condemns attack on UN peace-keeping forces

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 - 04:59 GMT

Egypt condemns in the strongest terms the terrorist attack on United Nations Peace-keeping forces in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Congo police arrest over 100 as anti-Kabila protests

Mon, 31 Jul 2017 - 07:20 GMT

Congo police arrested at least 128 people on Monday as they dispersed protests demanding that President Joseph Kabila leave power by the end of the year.