Democratic Republic of Congo


Kamenge Military Hospital preparing to deal with Ebola

06-20-2019 On June 20, Kamenge Military Hospital alongside the US Embassy in Burundi have organized training exercises on intervention in Ebola cases. “As you know there is Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Since we are neighbors and there are always movements of people between Burundi and DRC, (...)

Presumed rebels?

02-06-2017 124 Burundians from the prisons of Uvira and Bukavu in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo were handed over to Burundian authorities on 31 January. An action which has not been understood. Written by Agnès Ndirubusa and translated by Pierre Emmanuel Ngendakumana “I am a ‘rebel refugee’. I boarded (...)

DRC: Former fighters die in military camp

10-10-2014 More than 100 demobilised fighters and their relatives have allegedly died of starvation and disease in a camp in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).A team from Human Rights Watch visited the camp recently and found the families in dire circumstances. In September 2013, 941 fighters from various armed (...)