Central Africa



A site for Internally-displaced persons in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Photo by Ley Uwera - UNHCR

The UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) has said that at least 890 villagers were reportedly killed in the western Democratic Republic of the Congo last month, following brutal inter-communal clashes. Read more

DR Congo

A refugee mother carries her child and relief items in Congo-Brazzaville.

Photo by Frederic Noy - UNHCR

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is supporting local authorities in the Republic of the Congo to provide humanitarian assistance to some 16,000 recently arrived refugees from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Read more

DR Congo

On 6 November, Paul Biya was inaugurated for the seventh time. The 85-year-old has already been in power for the last 36 years and will now serve another seven-year term. President Biya won disputed elections on 7 October amidst rising unrest in Read more


The brutal attacks against ordinary people and security forces are further proof of the horrific escalation of violence in Cameroon’s Anglophone regions, Amnesty International has said. The organization’s forensic experts have authenticated two Read more


You need to be in good shape to keep up with Pierre Claver Mbonimpa. He walks fast and navigates the streets of Brussels like he has lived there all his life. Not long ago, Mutama (the Elder, the Wise one), as many refer to him, had a halo-vest Read more