Nearly 300 people are to be given $250 each, with reparations also going toward community projects, because of an attack on a Congolese village in 2003.
U.N. peacekeeping officials have asked the Security Council to open an investigation into human rights violations.
A lower-cost vaccine provides strong protection against rotavirus, a diarrheal disease, and could be particularly useful in poorer countries, researchers said.
Much need improvements are now underway in the health centre in Dzaleka refugee camp in Malawi, however without continued financial support, it will difficult to keep the center stocked with much needed medicines and supplies.
Mayukwayuka refugee settlement was established in Zambia in 1966 to host refugees fleeing from Angola's civil war. For the first time, banking services are now available in the camp thanks to the entrepreneurship of a former Angolan refugee.
Soldiers opened fire on a group of civilians in a massacre that left at least 13 people dead, the military’s auditor general said on Saturday.
Michael Sharp, an American, and Zahida Katalan, a Swede, were in the Kasai region to investigate possible human rights violations. Four Congolese are also missing.
UNHCR Releases report on the economic impact of refugees hosted in Zambia
The new secretary general, António Guterres, will propose “a new approach” to combat a rising number of allegations against the body’s peacekeeping forces.
Several soldiers have been arrested after a video showed government troops killing about a dozen unarmed people on a rural road.
Several analysts said that footage from a battlefield video revealed government-sponsored killings of civilians and that the video could be used as evidence of war crimes.
Footage shared by human rights activists appeared to show soldiers killing unarmed civilians in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
As hundreds of Burundian refugees continue to flow into neighbouring countries every week, UNHCR is calling on host governments to urgently provide more land to ensure shelter and avert a drastic deterioration...
Escaping violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a family arrived in the United States amid turmoil over President Trump’s executive order on immigration.
Starting over in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a Burundian mother draws strength from her roles with an amateur theatre group.
Works from plantation workers based in the Democratic Republic of Congo are on view in Queens.
In an agreement announced by a group of bishops, the president would step down and elections would be held. But Mr. Kabila has not yet agreed to the deal.
A couple with their two children left behind staggering poverty and bloodshed in Uganda. They needed more than a little help to get settled in California.
Sporadic gunfire rang out over Kinshasa, and witnesses reported clashes in Lubumbashi, but nothing on the scale of the violence on Tuesday.
The protesters, in Kinshasa and other cities, were demanding that President Joseph Kabila step down after his second term expired with no election scheduled.