A cargo plane carrying presidential staff crashed in eastern Congo on Thursday, killing all eight passengers and crew, a presidential advisor told Reuters on Friday.
Congo’s President Felix Tshisekedi led the opening on Tuesday of a research centre in South Kivu aimed at spearheading regional efforts on biotechnology.
The head of Democratic Republic of Congo’s public finances watchdog was detained for questioning for several hours on Saturday, in what he said was retaliation for investigations by his office into spending by senior government officials.
The intelligence agency in DRC has ordered an audit of spending by the interim government that has run the country for seven months since President Felix Tshisekedi’s inauguration, the agency’s head said on Wednesday.
Congo’s President Felix Tshisekedi and his prime minister named a new government for first time since winning an election last December, a statement from Prime Minister Illunga Illunkamba’s office said on Monday.