DR Congo will sell parts of the world's second-largest rainforest and peatlands that currently absorb a decade's worth of global carbon emissions.
The gold-crowned tooth is all that remains of Patrice Lumumba, the first Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Belgium has recognised its "moral responsibility" for his killing.
Conservationists in DR Congo are negotiating the release of the rare giant ground pangolin after it was seized by an armed group who are sending proof of life photos and asking for a ransom.
Luca Attanasio and his bodyguard died while travelling with the UN's peacekeeping mission.
The men targeted Pierre Kompany, the Congolese-born mayor of a district in Brussels, who is also the father of Belgian football star Vincent Kompany.
“The reality check is that a year into the epidemic, it's still not under control, and we are not where we should be."
Nearly 500 people have died in the country's tenth Ebola outbreak in 40 years.
“When we demonstrate, bullets are shot. We are really tired. We do not know how to claim our rights.”
One of the losing candidates slammed the results as “rigged, fabricated, and invented.”
“The government is blatantly lying."