At least 12 people died and 92 were missing after heavy rains caused flooding in two villages in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, an official said Wednesday. "The provisional toll after torrential rain hit the villages of Bihambwe...Show More Summary
ABIDJAN (Reuters) - At least 10 people have died and another 92 are missing in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo due to flooding after torrential rains caused a river to overflow its banks, a local official said on Wednesday.
Derek Muller: A sure sign of political manipulation of an election is delaying it. Troubled states like the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Somalia, and Haiti have recently come under United Nations scrutiny for delaying their elections. And then there’s … Continue reading ?
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Congolese army commanders orchestrated a wave of massacres that killed hundreds of people between 2014-2016 as they vied for influence with anti-government insurgents in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, a new report said on Monday.
At least 34 Burundians who had fled political violence at home were killed in a clash with soldiers, according to a civil society group in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Troops shot dead 34 Burundian refugees in clashes in Kamanyola in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, local officials in the eastern province of South Kivu said Saturday. A Burundian refugee said that more than 30 had been killed and at least 100 wounded in the violence on Friday. Show More Summary
KINSHASA (Reuters) - Congolese security forces killed at least 18 Burundian refugees at a camp in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo in clashes over plans to send some of them home, a local activist and a diplomatic source told Reuters.
Two UN experts who were killed six months ago in the Democratic Republic of Congo were deliberately misled about the safety of the place where they were shot dead, French radio said Wednesday. In an investigative report published on its website, Radio France International (RFI) suggested the pair may have been set up. Show More Summary
KINSHASA (Reuters) - More than 500 people have died so far in a cholera epidemic that is sweeping the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization (WHO) said.
The United Nations warned Friday that its staff had witnessed destruction and suffering on "an enormous scale" in the Democratic Republic of Congo's volatile Kasai region. Staff from the UN's refugee agency who returned last week from...Show More Summary
The leader of the opposition in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Felix Tshisekedi, returned to Kinshasa on Sunday just as police arrested some of his supporters during a demonstration. Tshisekedi landed at the Ndjili airport around midday after a trip to Europe, a member of his team said. Show More Summary
KINSHASA (Reuters) - Police fired tear gas to disperse supporters of Democratic Republic of Congo's opposition chief on Sunday as they gathered in the capital amid high tensions over election delays keeping President Joseph Kabila in power, a Reuters witness said.
New York City, September 1, 2017--Authorities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo should drop all charges against Jeef Mwingamb, editor-in-chief of the weekly Le Fédéral, and release him immediately, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....
How Adriane Ohanesian escaped a shooting in a gold mine in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Half a million people have been displaced in Tanganyika, in southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
Despite conflict and political instability, the Democratic Republic of Congo is believed to be one of Africa’s most promising specialty coffee producers.
Deadly floods in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Sierra Leone have raised questions about Africa's ability to adapt to climate change. Both landslides occured after torrential rains, creating major challenges for town and country planners.
The death toll from a landslide that swept over a fishing village on the banks of a lake in northeast Democratic Republic of Congo has reached 140, the government said Monday. "We estimate that there at least a hundred bodies buriedShow More Summary
DAKAR (Reuters) - A landslide in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is likely to have killed more than 200 people, based on estimates from the number of households submerged, the governor of affected Ituri province said on Friday.
The US ambassador to the United Nations on Thursday called for a "full investigation" into the death of two UN experts killed in March in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Michael Sharp, a US citizen, and Zaida Catalan, a Swedish-Chilean...Show More Summary