In Pictures: From 1960 to 2020, DRC’s post-independence history

Tuesday marks the 60th anniversary of the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC) independence from Belgium.

After decades of brutal colonial rule, the vast, resource-rich country declared its independence from the European nation on June 30, 1960.

This gallery shows some of the key moments in the DRC’s history over the past 60 years.

Article source: https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/inpictures/pictures-1960-2020-drc-post-independence-history-200625152923911.html