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Islamist militia kills Malawian peacekeeper in east Congo – UN

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

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

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

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

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

Conflict and COVID-19 drive hunger to record levels in Congo

A record 27.3 million people in Democratic Republic of Congo, or about one-third of its population, are suffering from acute hunger, largely because of...

Suspected Islamists kill 23 civilians in eastern Congo

Suspected Islamist militants killed at least 23 civilians in an overnight raid on a village near Beni in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the...

ICC judges uphold ex-Congolese militia leader’s war crimes conviction

Appeals judges at the International Criminal Court upheld on Tuesday the conviction of former Congolese militia leader Bosco Ntaganda for war crimes and crimes...

Congo Republic election candidates say vote marred by fraud

Supporters of two candidates in Congo Republic’s presidential election said on Wednesday that the poll was marred by vote-rigging and that the courts should...

Congo Republic’s Sassou re-elected with 88% of the vote

Congo Republic President Denis Sassou Nguesso has been re-elected with more than 88% of the vote, official results showed on Tuesday, extending his 36...


Joint Standing Committee on Defence shows short memory span

Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) publicly acknowledged the “exceptional leadership” of outgoing SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief General Solly Shoke last...