Humanitarian issues in Congo need more of the world's attention
At the heart of the conflict, says Congolese Nobel Laureate Dr Denis Mukwege, is greed for cobalt that is used to assemble mobile phones
July 06, 2023, 2:00 PM
AD Ports signs 30-year agreement to manage and operate Congo terminal
Abu Dhabi-listed company will invest more than $500 million to expand New East Mole Port's operations in the African nation
June 20, 2023, 6:35 AM
From fishing in Africa to hotel boredom: The reality of UK's broken asylum system
The National spoke to asylum seekers stuck in a London hotel who recently protested about their conditions
June 07, 2023, 10:51 AM
Leaders of French-speaking world meet in Tunisia for Francophone co-operation summit
French is world's fifth most commonly spoken language
November 20, 2022, 12:53 PM
At least 32 dead in Iraq as Congo fever continues to spread
Infections are rising because of inadequate oversight of livestock breeding and slaughter
June 15, 2022, 7:34 AM
Everything you need to know about the Crimean-Congo fever sweeping through Iraq
The haemorrhagic fever was first documented in Iraq in 1979 but is killing unprecedented numbers this year
May 30, 2022, 12:07 PM
Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed meets Congolese PM at Expo 2020 Dubai
The pair discussed bilateral relations and enhancing co-operation in all sectors
February 06, 2022, 5:01 PM
UAE travel restrictions: which African countries can I fly from and what are the rules?
From January 29, Emirates and flydubai are restarting flights from South Africa, Kenya, Tanzania and other African destinations
Covid-19 Travel
January 27, 2022, 12:42 PM
DP World signs deal with Democratic Republic of Congo to develop deep-sea port
The construction of the port will start within 12 months
December 13, 2021, 3:47 PM
Expo 2020 Dubai: Dr Sultan Al Jaber visits three pavilions
Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kazakhstan and New Zealand in focus
November 27, 2021, 3:41 PM
Democratic Republic of Congo militiamen kill around 20 at displacement camp
Attacks by Codeco have killed hundreds of civilians in Ituri province's Djugu territory since 2017
November 23, 2021, 4:44 AM
Congo reviews $6bn mining deal with Chinese investors
Chinese investors control about 70% of African country’s mining sector
August 28, 2021, 5:30 AM
Belgium's Africa Museum vows to return looted Congolese artworks
'Everything that was acquired through illegitimate means ... must be given back,' says Belgian junior minister Thomas Dermine
July 07, 2021, 8:05 AM
City narrowly avoids destruction as Democratic Republic of the Congo volcano erupts
Mount Nyiragongo is one of the world's most active volcanoes
May 23, 2021, 12:45 PM
Republic of Congo presidential candidate dies of Covid as election results roll in
Guy Brice Parfait Kolelas was seen as the strongest challenger to the current president
March 22, 2021, 10:26 PM
Republic of Congo election in doubt as candidate treated in hospital for Covid
Relative of opposition leader Guy Brice Parfait Kolelas says he is receiving oxygen
March 21, 2021, 2:17 PM
Body of Italian ambassador killed in Congo returned to Rome
Rwandan Hutu rebels said to operate near where Luca Attanasio was killed, but the group denies responsibility
February 24, 2021, 9:09 AM
UN agency appeals for €100m to protect thousands of vulnerable migrants
IOM says funds are urgently needed to support those stranded in North Africa
December 15, 2020, 1:04 PM