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Dozens of Congo’s rebels lay down weapons in the east

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Dozens of militia fighters in the Democratic Republic of Congo have laid down their weapons and surrendered, the first to do so since President...

At least 55 killed in eastern Congo massacres, UN says

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At least 55 people were killed overnight in two attacks on villages in eastern Congo, the United Nations said on Monday, in potentially the...

WHO to issue findings on Congo sexual abuse investigation by end...

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The World Health Organization, facing pressure from donors, said that an independent investigation into allegations of sexual abuse in Democratic Republic of Congo against...

Policeman beaten to death in Congo Eid clashes

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A police officer in Congo's capital Kinshasa was beaten to death and 46 others were wounded as rival Muslim groups clashed during Eid celebrations...

Uganda army to join Congo in offensive against Islamist rebels –...

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The Ugandan and Congo armies are setting up an operations centre in the east of Democratic Republic of Congo for a joint offensive against...

Islamist militia kills Malawian peacekeeper in east Congo – UN

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A female peacekeeper from Malawi was killed in an attack by an Islamist militia in eastern Congo’s North Kivu province on Monday morning, the...

Congo to impose military rule in troubled eastern provinces

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Congo will replace civilian authorities with military administrations in two conflict-hit provinces for a month, the government said on Monday, announcing the details of...

Ten killed in inter-communal violence amid protests in eastern Congo

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Ten people have been killed and 34 injured in fighting between rival ethnic communities in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s eastern city of Goma,...

Two killed during anti-UN protests in eastern Congo protests, officials say

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At least two people were killed during violent protests on Friday against the United Nations peacekeeping mission in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, local...

Police fire shots to disperse anti-UN protest in eastern Congo

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Congolese police fired live rounds on Thursday to disperse protesters demanding the departure of the United Nations peacekeeping mission from the city of Beni,...

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Additional troop deployment is welcome and shows the need for a strong SANDF

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The announcement on Wednesday 14 July that 25 000 members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) will be deployed to help counter...