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
More than 3300 people have died in new fighting in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as a stubborn president clings to power
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.
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
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.
About 600 Congolese soldiers to be pulled out of Central African Republic after allegations of sexual misconduct.
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
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 »
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
“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.
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.
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.
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
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
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 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) 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).
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.
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.
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.