Joseph Kabila

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Opposition supporters carry a cross and computer screen with the words “RIP voting machine” on it, during a rally. Photograph: John Wessels/AFP/Getty Images

Opposition leaders in the Democratic Republic of Congo have vowed to join forces to end President Joseph Kabila’s 17-year hold on power, accelerating (...)

Dan Gertler, Israeli mining investor.  Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Glencore said it will restart royalty payments to sanctioned Israeli billionaire Dan Gertler in a bold move likely to test the company’s relations wit(...)

Democratic Republic of Congo president Joseph Kabila addresses a news conference at the State House in Kinshasa. Photograph: Kenny Katombe/Reuters

Congolese president Joseph Kabila on Friday rejected charges that his forces had violently broken up pro-democracy protests, using his first press con(...)

Demonstrators chant slogans during a protest against President Joseph Kabila, organised by the local Catholic Church in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, January 21st, 2018. Photograph: Kenny Katombe/Reuters

The head of Congo’s Catholic Church condemned the government of President Joseph Kabila on Tuesday for a deadly crackdown on pro-democracy protesters,(...)

 German chancellor and leader of the German Christian Democrats Angela Merkel with Horst Seehofer, governor of Bavaria and leader of the Bavarian Christian Social Unio. Photograph: Alexandra Beier/Getty Images

US: Election year Suzanne Lynch, Washington Correspondent As the sun sets on 2017, the United States is coming to terms with the first year of a Tr(...)

University of Zimbabwe demonstration against Mugabe and his wife. Photograph: AFP Photo/Getty Images

Zimbabwe’s embattled president, Robert Mugabe, could be voted out of power within two days after the country’s ruling Zanu-PF party prepares to bring (...)

Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi meeting with the president of the Democratic Republic of Congo Joseph Kabila at the presidential palace in Cairo earlier this year. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

More than 50 people have been killed in clashes between ethnic groups in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, three local aid workers said on Sunday,(...)

A child and a woman break rocks extracted from a cobalt mine at a copper quarry and cobalt pit in Lubumbashi. Instead of benefiting from its vast mineral wealth, Congolese are among the world’s poorest people, with a per-capita income of $800.  Photograph: Getty Images

Behind every clean electric car there is cobalt. And behind cobalt is the Democratic Republic of Congo. Cobalt is a critical element in lithium-ion b(...)

A girl resting with other internally displaced persons (IDP) in Kikwit, Democratic Republic of Congo, after falling ill in a camp for IDPs fleeing from the conflict in the Kasai region. Photograph: John Wessels/AFP/Getty Images
The world must act

Even by the standards of the past two decades in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where a civil war claimed more than three million lives, emerging r(...)

A volunteer brings daily food rations for internally displaced persons at a camp for people fleeing the conflict in the Kasai region. Photograph: John Wessels/AFP/Getty Images

The Catholic Church in the Democratic Republic of Congo has accused security forces and local militias of killing almost 3,400 people and destroying 2(...)

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