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‘All-powerful’ African football club hit by DR Congo political feud

yesterdaySports / Football : EPL Talk

Lubumbashi (DR Congo) (AFP) – The training pitches and classrooms are fit for one of Africa’s most illustrious football clubs, but the political battles rife in Democratic Republic of Congo have stopped Tout Puissant Mazembe from using their new academy. Show More Summary

They're killing babies and torching villages: Who is behind the Democratic Republic of Congo's ugly new war?

More than 3300 people have died in new fighting in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as a stubborn president clings to power

Tens of thousands have fled violence in Congo Republic

BRAZZAVILLE (Reuters) - More than 80,000 people have fled their homes in Pool province surrounding Congo Republic's capital since the government began a military operation there last year, a joint U.N. and government statement said.

UN to send experts to probe DR Congo violence

The UN Human Rights Council on Friday decided to send a group of experts to Democratic Republic of Congo to help investigate an explosion of deadly violence in the Kasai region. A council resolution called on the UN rights office toShow More Summary

Heavy fighting in northeastern Congo, several wounded: residents

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Exchanges of heavy weapons fire erupted in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday between the army and militia fighters, and several students sitting exams were wounded in an explosion at a school, residents said.

Congo peacekeepers accused of sex abuse to leave CAR

About 600 Congolese soldiers to be pulled out of Central African Republic after allegations of sexual misconduct.

Congo peacekeepers accused of sex abuse to leave C. Africa: UN

About 600 troops from Congo Republic serving as UN peacekeepers in the Central African Republic will be returning home following allegations of sex abuse, the United Nations announced on Wednesday. President Denis Sassou Nguesso's government...Show More Summary

UN: Republic of Congo to pull troops from CAfrica Republic

The United Nations says the Republic of Congo is withdrawing its peacekeeping troops from the Central African Republic following allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse. A statement from the U.N. … Click to Continue »

Grateful Chimpanzee Doubles Back to Give Jane Goodall a Big Hug After Being Released Into the Wild

last weekHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

In June of 2013, Dr. Jane Goodall and team set out to release a chimpanzee named Wounda back into the wild. Wound had spent a great deal of time at the Tchimpounga Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Center in the Republic of Congo being treated for a life threatening illness from which he had since recovered. Show More Summary

The Look: In Goma, Lights May Flicker but Looks Stay Sharp

last weekNews : NYTimes: News

“One of the first things I noticed is how completely beautiful everyone is on the street,” said Shayla Harris, a documentary filmmaker and journalist, about her recent trip to Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo.

U.S. warns of new reports Congo troops killing, raping women, children

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States warned on Friday that it had received new reports from within Democratic Republic of Congo accusing Congolese troops of actively carrying out a campaign of killing and raping women and children in the central Kasai region.

Lord's Resistance Army steps up Congo attacks as U.S.-backed force pulls out: U.N.

GENEVA (Reuters) - The outlawed Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) has stepped up attacks in Democratic Republic of Congo close to the South Sudanese border as a U.S.-supported regional task force pulls out, the U.N. humanitarian office said in a report on Friday.

How to see the lava flow of Mount Nyiragongo in Democratic Republic of Congo

Venturing into the Democratic Republic of Congo is certainly not what most travelers would add to their bucket list when visiting Africa. Congo offers a modern traveler some of the most phenomena landscapes and breathtaking nature; indeed Africa at its wildest. Show More Summary

Polio outbreaks in DRC set back global efforts to eradicate the disease

Cases of polio have been reduced by more than 99.9% since 1988, but complete eradication is proving elusive Two separate outbreaks of polio in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have set back global efforts to eradicate the debilitating disease. Show More Summary

DRCongo seeks joint Chinese-Spanish offer to build dam

The Democratic Republic of Congo said Tuesday it has asked Chinese and Spanish bidders of a colossal dam project to join forces and submit a joint bid.

DRCongo seeks joint Chinese-Spanish offer to build dam

The Democratic Republic of Congo said Tuesday it has asked Chinese and Spanish bidders of a colossal dam project to join forces and submit a joint bid. The request will further delay the huge project, known as Inga 3, that has been planned for around 30 years. Show More Summary

RTI International addressing Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo

(RTI International) With funding from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, RTI International is responding to the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

WHO confirms Congo polio outbreaks in new eradication setback

2 weeks agoHealth : Reuters: Health

GENEVA (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo has suffered two separate outbreaks of polio, a debilitating and potentially deadly disease that the world is trying to eradicate, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday.

Exclusive report: DRC massacre villages await UN inquiry

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights last week called for an international probe into abuses in the Democratic Republic of Congo's southern Kasai region, following murder, mutilation and rape and the death of a tribal chief and militia leader.

At Least 11 People Killed, More Than 900 Inmates Freed In Congo Prison Attack

2 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

A provincial governor in the Democratic Republic of the Congo said the attackers, who remain unidentified, stormed the prison in a northeastern city with heavy weapons on Sunday.

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