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Congo flood kills over 10, 92 missing

Flooding in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed at least 10 people with local officials saying on Wednesday that 92 others have gone missing.

DRC probes killing of Burundian refugees

The Democratic Republic of Congo said Sunday that it had opened an inquiry after soldiers fired on Burundian refugees in the eastern South Kivu province, killing dozens.

DRC conflict forces millions out of school

A humanitarian organisation says fighting in Democratic Republic of Congo has forced hundreds of thousands of children to stop their education, making them a part of the 7.4 million children who are out of school in the country.

DRC: WHO warns of cholera epidemic

The World Health Organization on Saturday sounded the alarm over a cholera outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo which has already claimed 528 lives and reached "worrying proportions".

Congo bans import of key consumer goods

Authorities have banned imports of several popular consumer products in the west of the Democratic Republic of Congo for six months to fight smuggling, Trade Minister Jean-Lucien Busa said on Monday.

Four million displaced by violence in DRC

The number of people displaced by conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo, mainly in the volatile Kasai region, has doubled in the past six months to four million, a United Nations official said on Saturday.