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Fighting kills 11 in Congo’s eastern city of Bukavu

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Armed men burst into Democratic Republic of Congo's eastern city of Bukavu overnight on Wednesday, triggering clashes that killed 11 people and left the...

Islamic State claims responsibility for attack in Congo

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Islamic State claimed responsibility for an attack on a village this week in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, according to a statement published on...

Congo journalist granted provisional release after terrorism probe dropped

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A journalist arrested in the Democratic Republic of Congo last month for possessing a video showing the assassination of two UN sanctions monitors in...

WHO says ‘heartbroken’ by Congo sex abuse probe findings

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The World Health Organization's regional director for Africa said on Tuesday that the health agency was "humbled, horrified and heartbroken" by the findings of...

Rights groups demand release of Congo journalist over terrorism charges

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Rights groups called on military authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday to release a journalist arrested on terrorism charges for the possession...

Police beat journalist, fire tear gas during Congo election protest

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Police beat a journalist and fired tear gas to disperse a small crowd in Democratic Republic of Congo's capital Kinshasa on Wednesday during an...

Four killed, dozens kidnapped in eastern Congo ambush

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Four civilians were killed and dozens taken hostage in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday when suspected Islamist militants ambushed a convoy and...

Congo says US to deploy counter-terrorism advisors to restive east

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Special forces from the United States will soon deploy to Democratic Republic of Congo's restive east to gauge the potential for a local anti-terrorism...

Congo says US to deploy counter-terrorism advisors to restive east

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Special forces from the United States will soon deploy to Democratic Republic of Congo's restive east to gauge the potential for a local anti-terrorism...

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,...

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

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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...

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