Every day 1,200 people die from violence, disease in the DR of Congo: UNICEF

Every day 1,200 people, half of them children, are killed in the conflict-hit Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) because of violence, disease and malnutrition, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said in a report issued today.

UNESCO Director General joins others deploring murder of Congolese journalist

The head of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) today joined others who have condemned the murder earlier this month of Congolese journalist Bapuwa Mwamba.