- Feb 18, 2020
Congo’s bishops said territory in the east of the country is being ceded to violent extremists, who are using the lack of government control to massacre civilians and plunder resources.
An Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is the worst ever, according to the World Health Organization.
A leading Catholic prelate in the Democratic Republic of Congo has warned the country’s new president that “hopelessness is increasingly capturing the hearts” of the country’s citizens.
After a presidential election marred by accusations of large-scale fraud, the Democratic Republic of Congo is facing more trouble in this month’s senatorial and gubernatorial elections.
Six bishops from the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo have recognized the election of Felix Tshisekedi as the nation’s president, following an election disputed by the national bishops’ conference and other observers.
Congo’s Constitutional Court on Tuesday began hearing an appeal against the presidential election results lodged by opposition candidate Martin Fayulu, who claimed he lost because of massive electoral fraud.