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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...

Armed group atrocities on the rise in eastern DRC

Atrocities committed by armed groups in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are part of a systematic pattern to disrupt lives, instil fear...

Suspected Islamists kill 18, torch church in east Congo

Assailants killed at least 18 people and burned down a church in a village in eastern Congo on Wednesday night, a civil rights group...

Faction of DR Congo rebel group surrenders after internal revolt

Almost 500 fighters from a faction of one the largest armed groups in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have surrendered to the government just...

Eastern Congo militia pledges to surrender after leader forced out

One of the largest rebel groups in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo announced overnight that it had ousted its leader, accusing him of human...

Health workers among those killed in DR Congo Ebola zone

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

Red Cross workers injured in DR Congo ambulance attack

Three International Committee of the Red Cross volunteers helping bury an Ebola victim in eastern DR Congo were injured in an attack...

Violence and displacement in Ebola-hit DRC threatens humanitarian response

Increasing violence in Ebola-affected areas of north-eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) threatens the safety of tens of thousands of people...

Two UN Force Intervention Brigade soldiers killed in DR Congo

Two United Nations peacekeepers were killed and several injured in an attack on their base in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of the...

Security Council condemns civilian massacre and attacks on peacekeepers in DRC

The United Nations Security Council has condemned in the strongest terms the massacres perpetrated against civilians last week near the city of...


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...