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Ituri is current DRC flashpoint

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Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has become a hotbed of violence with reports of killings, sexual violence, abductions, destruction of property and attacks...

AU condemns DRC violence

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Ongoing violence in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has attracted the ire of the African Union (AU) with the continental body expressing “deep...

Lawmakers sound alarm over 114 violent civilian deaths in Eastern DR...

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At least 144 civilians were killed in eastern Congo this month, lawmakers from the conflict-hit provinces said, refusing to back extending a state of...

Villagers killed in eastern DR Congo, Islamist militants suspected

Suspected Islamist militants killed at least 53 villagers in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ituri province this week, a local official said. Authorities blamed the...

Health workers among those killed in DR Congo Ebola zone

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Unidentified gunmen killed at least 14 people, including two health workers, in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo where militia violence hampers efforts...

The hidden war in DR Congo

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The last thing 11-year-old Mave Grace saw before falling unconscious was men with machetes cutting open her pregnant mother's belly and killing...

Thirteen killed in Ituri clashes

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The DR Congo military killed 13 militiamen during clashes with an unidentified group after coming under attack in the country's volatile Ituri...

Killings flare up again in DR Congo

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Nguna Abooki was getting ready for bed when men with machetes and guns ambushed his village in eastern Congo, killing two of...