Six months after the establishment of the state of siege, the inhabitants of Goma, in the DRC, are still living “with fear in their stomachs”

To stay up to date on African news, subscribe to the “Monde Afrique” newsletter from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of World Africa. A patrol of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) in … Read more

in the DRC, living with the volcano

In the Kayembe displaced persons camp, on August 30, 2021 near Goma, where residents of the Nyiragongo volcano took refuge after its eruption in May. GUERCHOM NDEBO / AFP They will rebuild in the same place. Despite the perpetual threat of another eruption in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), residents of Goma who … Read more

In the DRC, the head of the electoral commission in the hands of Félix Tshisekedi

To stay up to date on African news, subscribe to the “Monde Afrique” newsletter from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of World Africa. A protester carries a poster of the opponent Martin Fayulu during a demonstration against the “politicization” of … Read more

In the gold mines of the DRC, children and women are exhausted to find “the right vein”

To stay up to date with African news, subscribe to the “Monde Afrique” newsletter from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of World Africa. Victorin (first name has been changed) works in the artisanal gold mine of Kadumwa, near the village … Read more

In DRC, death of a famous gorilla in Virunga National Park

A ranger carries two orphan female mountain gorillas, Ndeze (left) and Ndakasi (right), in Rumungabo, Virunga National Park, eastern DRC, in August 2010. FINBARR O’REILLY / REUTERS The Virunga National Park (PNVi) announced Tuesday, October 5 the death of a gorilla, one of the attractions of this natural and tourist gem of the eastern Democratic … Read more

In DRC, Chinese companies accused of looting gold from South Kivu

To stay up to date with African news, subscribe to the “Monde Afrique” newsletter from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of World Africa. A seller weighs gold in Walungu territory, South Kivu, in April 2014. STRINGER . / REUTERS Tires … Read more

The City of Joy, sanctuary for “survivors” in the DRC

To stay up to date with African news, subscribe to the “Monde Afrique” newsletter from this link. Every Saturday at 6 am, find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of “Monde Afrique”. Christine Schuler Deschryver, director of the Cité de la joie and vice-president of the Panzi Foundation, in … Read more

In the DRC, the citizen movement Lucha calls for the lifting of the state of siege in the east of the country

In Goma, on May 10, 2021, police escort the former governor of North Kivu, replaced by a general in the context of the state of siege. ALEXIS HUGUET / AFP The Congolese citizen movement Lucha (Fight for Change) demanded, Thursday, August 12, the lifting of the state of siege in force for three months in … Read more