Home Tags Democratic Republic of Congo

Tag: Democratic Republic of Congo

Nearly 60 000 have fled Central African Republic violence: UN

The number of people fleeing violence in the Central African Republic has doubled in just a week to nearly 60 000, the UN refugee...

Congo Airways orders more Embraer E195-E2 jets

Six months after their first E2 order, Congo Airways has placed a firm order for two E195-E2 jets, Embraer has announced. This is in...

Guardians of Congo’s gorillas unbowed as ambushed colleague is buried

A line of Congolese park rangers raised their guns in salute on Monday as the coffin bearing their colleague Burhani Abdou Surumwe, a 30-year-old...

Allied Democratic Forces’ ideology remains an enigma

The proliferation of armed groups in Africa’s second-largest country has destabilized the nation for decades, but an incident in December 2017 brought renewed attention...

Army patrol discovers 29 bodies in eastern Congo

A military patrol has discovered 29 bodies in a region of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo where civilians are facing a sharp rise in...

Suspected Islamists kill 17 civilians in eastern Congo raid

Assailants killed at least 17 people in a raid on a village in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday night,...

Suspected Islamists free 900 prisoners from east Congo jail

Armed men freed at least 900 prisoners from a jail in Beni in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo in a coordinated attack early on...

Malnutrition stalks Congo’s overcrowded prisons

Friends of 18-year-old Muno Lembissa said he died in prison from sorrow. The jail’s director said malnutrition contributed to his demise, because he did...

Congolese security forces thwart rebel attempt to seize mining hub

Pro-independence rebels tried to seize strategic buildings in the Congolese mining hub of Lubumbashi overnight, beheading two policemen and killing a soldier before security...

Convoy ambush in eastern Congo kills one aid worker

Armed attackers in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo killed one aid worker and took two others temporarily hostage after ambushing their convoy on Wednesday,...


Armscor in-house expertise can generate revenue

Sweating Armscor assets, mainly property, was at one stage trumpeted as the way to eventually ensuring financial independence for the State-owned defence and security...