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Congo-Kinshasa: Bodies of Missing UN Investigators Found
[VOA] The bodies of two missing United Nations investigators and their interpreter have been found in the central part of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

Congo-Kinshasa: ICC Orders Damages for Victims of Congolese Warlord
[Deutsche Welle] Germain Katanga was a Congolese warlord who ordered a brutal attack on a village in Ituri province in 2003. 297 surviving victims have now been awarded collective and individual damages by the ICC.
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

Congo-Kinshasa: Bodies May Be Those of Disappeared UN Workers
[Al Jazeera] Three bodies - including those of a male and female Caucasian - have been found in Congo's Kasai-Central province, the government said on Tuesday, and are suspected to be those of UN staff who disappeared two weeks (...)
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

Now Zambia’s HIV-AIDS drugs are being smuggled into the DR Congo
Mansa District Commissioner Royd Chakaba has said that the HIV-AIDS drug are being smuggled into the DR Congo where a month’s dosage is fetching up to K5,000. Mr Chakaba said that he made the discovery on a tip-off from concerned medical staff working at some health centres in the district that (...)
[Lusakatimes] 29/03/2017

Congolese eyes Hitman scalp
Congolese eyes Hitman scalpUgandan wants to win Namibian hearts A night of incredible boxing is drawing closer after the MTC Nestor 'Sunshine' Tobias Boxing and Fitness Academy introduced the opponents chosen for their fighters. Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) Benoit Makangali Vela (...)
[Namibian Sun] 29/03/2017

Kenya: Scale up civilian protection in DR Congo, rights body urges UN mission
Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - The mandate renewal of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) is an opportunity for the UN to reaffirm its commitments to protecting civilians in the DR Congo conflict, Amnesty International said on Tuesday. (...)
[Panapress] 28/03/2017

Congo-Kinshasa: Scores of Policemen Decapitated in DRC
[Deutsche Welle] Forty-two police officers have been decapitated by a Congolese militia group after the officers' vehicles were ambushed. The country's Kasai region has seen seven months of severe violence amid local power struggles.
[AllAfrica] 26/03/2017

Congo-Kinshasa: No Word On Missing UN Team
[HRW] Kinshasa -The Democratic Republic of Congo government should fully cooperate with United Nations efforts to locate a UN Group of Experts team that has been missing since March 12, 2017, in Kasai Central province, Human Rights Watch said (...)
[AllAfrica] 25/03/2017

Puntland oo Fasaxday Furashadda Xisbiyadda Siyaasadda-Sawiro
Guddiga doorashooyinka kumeel-gaarka ee Puntland ayaa maanta si rasmi ah u fasaxay furashadda nidaamka xisbiyadda badan ee doorashooyinka gollayaasha degaanka Puntland Xaflada Furitaanka oo lagu qabtay xarunta PDRC ee Caasimada Garoowe waxaa ka qaybgalay Madaxweynaha Puntland, guddoonka (...)
[Horseed Media] 25/03/2017

Congo-Kinshasa: ICC Orders DRC Warlord to Compensate Victims
[RFI] In a first, the International Criminal Court has ordered the convicted warlord Germain Katanga to pay damages to his victims. The reparations are for 297 victims of an attack in the Democratic Republic of Congo in 2003. An independent charity is expected to pay some of the money, as (...)
[AllAfrica] 25/03/2017

Congo-Kinshasa: ICC Hands Ex-DRC Warlord One Year Jail Term for Bribing Witnesses
[East African] Former Congolese vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba has been sentenced to a year in jail and fined him 300,000 euros ($32,000) for bribing witnesses.
[AllAfrica] 23/03/2017

Congo-Kinshasa: ICC Gives Jean-Pierre Bemba Extra Year in Prison
[Al Jazeera] Judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) have added a year to Jean-Pierre Bemba's 18-year jail term following the former Congolese vice president's conviction for attempting to bribe witnesses during his war crimes (...)
[AllAfrica] 23/03/2017

While you were sleeping: 23 March 2017
Four killed, 40 injured in Westminster terror attack, mass graves discovered in DRC, and polar ice at record lows.
[Daily Maverick] 23/03/2017

UN finds 10 mass graves in crisis-hit DR Congo region
The United Nations said Wednesday investigators found 10 mass graves in the violence-wracked Kasai region in the Democratic Republic of Congo's centre.
[Daily Maverick] 23/03/2017

UN: UN official says 370,000 persons displaced in south-east DRC
New York, US (PANA) - Intercommunal violence in south-eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has forced hundreds of thousands of people from their homes, the UN Humanitarian Coordinator in the DRC, Mamadou Diallo, has said, warning that the current response is being outstripped by the (...)
[Panapress] 22/03/2017

ICC hands ex-DRC warlord one year jail term for bribing witnesses
The year-long sentence will run consecutively to the former DRC vice president's 18 years' jail time
[East Africa News Post] 22/03/2017

The Netherlands: ICC sentences Bemba to one year imprisonment, 300,000 euros
The Hague, The Netherlands (PANA) - The International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague, The Netherlands, on Wednesday sentenced former DR Congo vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo to one year imprisonment for bribing witnesses at his trial for war crimes at the court. (...)
[Panapress] 22/03/2017

Over 30,000 people need urgent humanitarian assistance in Equatoria's Ezo
March 21, 2017 (YAMBIO) – Over 30 000 individuals in Ezo County, a district of South Sudan's newly created Tombura State are in dire humanitarian need after returning from the bushes and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The individuals found that their properties had been looted and (...)
[Sudan Tribune] 22/03/2017

MONUSCO expresses serious concern over recent developments in Kananga
KINSHASA, 18 March 2017 – MONUSCO expresses grave concern over reports of renewed violence in Kananga between 14 and 17 March 2017. The...
[Monusco] 22/03/2017

Note to the media : Two UN experts are reported missing in the DR Congo
Kinshasa, March 13th, 2017. - Two members of the Group of Experts on the Democratic Republic of the Congo, which reports to the...
[Monusco] 22/03/2017

DRC defence and security forces committed serious human rights violations in December 2016
KINSHASA/GENEVA (1 March 2017) – Defence and security forces in the...
[Monusco] 22/03/2017

Report on Human Rights violations in the DR Congo in the context of the events of 19 December 2016
KINSHASA/GENEVA (1 March 2017) – Defence and security forces in the Democratic...
[Monusco] 22/03/2017

- Ethiopia, DRC & Mali: 183 killed in protests between July-December 2016
A total of 183 deaths were recorded from July to December 2016 following clashes between protestors and security agents in Ethiopia, Democratic Republic of Congo and Mali. To date, not one security agent has been prosecuted for any of the killings in the three (...)
[IFEX] 21/03/2017

Kaweesi Murder Suspect Arrested En-route to DRC
Kaweesi Murder Suspect Arrested En-route to DRC
Inspector General of Police General Edward Kale Kayihura has revealed that some progress is being made in the ongoing manhunt for the criminals that gunned... (Read More)
[ChimpReports] 21/03/2017

Garoowe:Shirweynaha 5aad ee Gollaha Guud ee Dallada Daneeyay PUNSAA oo Furmay.
Caasimadda Garoowe waxaa maanta si rasmi uga furmay shirweynaha 5aad ee gollaha guud ee dalladda midaysa Daneeyaasha aan dowliga ahayn ee Puntland ee PUSAA, waxaana ka soo qaybgalay Wakiilo matalaya hay’adaha iyo ururada maxaliga ah ee Puntland. Shirweynahan oo ka furmay xarunta PDRC ee Garoowe, (...)
[Horseed Media] 21/03/2017

Francophone day: All about sharing language and culture
By Denis Dibele French influence in many African countries especially in West and North Africa is still present to date. The language and culture is evident in countries like DR Congo, Burundi and Guinea that were among the francophone countries that partner in the francophone day at the French (...)
[Kampala Sun] 20/03/2017

CAPS United make history
HARARE - Premier Soccer League champions CAPS United yesterday held their nerve to beat five-time African kings, the cash-rich TP Mazembe of DR Congo, on away goals rule following a goalless draw which earned them a berth in the lucrative Champions League group stages. In the process, (...)
[DailyNews] 20/03/2017

CAPS do it the hard way
HARARE - At the final whistle, there was hysteria inside the National Sports Stadium yesterday as CAPS United players, coaches, officials and their fans realised they had just made history. Makepekepe had just defied all odds to dump DR Congo giants TP Mazembe out of the African Champions (...)
[DailyNews] 20/03/2017

Sugira Ernest asezereye ikipe ishobora guhura na Rayon Sports #Rwanda via @kigalitoday
Sugira Ernest asezereye ikipe ishobora guhura na Rayon Sports #Rwanda via @kigalitoday
Mu mukino wo kwishyura wa CAF Champions league wabereye i Kinshasa, Sugira Ernest yafashije AS Vita Club guseserera ikipe yo muri Gambia - Football / Sammy Imanishimwe
[Kigali Today] 19/03/2017

The Zambian Observer ~ The PF regime has assured the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) that Congolese opposition leader Moise Katumbi will never be allowed in Zambia again. But this is a lie just to hoodwink Joseph Kabila. Katumbi is a major financial of the PF and and has dirty business (...)
[Zambian Observer] 19/03/2017

Denis Onyango, Steven Nzonzi to face Harambee Stars
Kenya will play Uganda and DR Congo in international friendlies.
[Daily Nation] 19/03/2017

Congo-Kinshasa: Mass Grave Still a Mystery After Two Years
[HRW] On the night of March 18-19, 2015, security forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo secretly dug a mass grave on the edge of a cemetery near the capital, Kinshasa, and dumped several hundred bodies inside.
[AllAfrica] 18/03/2017

DRC's Kabila furious with TP Mazembe owner
LUSAKA - Democratic Republic of Congo protested over the presence of former Katanga governor Moise Katumbi Chapwe at the Under-20 Afcon semi-finals between Zambia and South Africa at Heroes Stadium last week. Accompanied by State House spokesperson Amos Chanda, Chapwe mingled and interacted (...)
[DailyNews] 18/03/2017

Byo Makepekepe fans not missing out
Ricky Zililo, Senior Sports Reporter THE Caps United Bulawayo Supporters’ Chapter has chartered buses to ferry the team’s fans to Harare for the must-win second leg of the Caf Champions League first round match against former continental champions TP Mazembe of DRC. Caps United plays host to TP (...)
[The Chronicle] 17/03/2017

Congo-Kinshasa: Opposition's Katumbi Urges Regional Action On Stalled Political Deal
[RFI] Exiled Congolese opposition politician Moïse Katumbi wants regional leaders to put pressure on President Joseph Kabila to implement the country's political agreement, he told RFI in an interview. Katumbi says he wants to travel back to the Democratic Republic of Congo as soon as possible (...)
[AllAfrica] 17/03/2017

Byinshi ku mutoza Bizimana Abdu bita Bekeni uzwiho gusetsa #Rwanda via @kigalitoday
Byinshi ku mutoza Bizimana Abdu bita Bekeni uzwiho gusetsa #Rwanda via @kigalitoday
Bizimana Abdu azwi nka Bekeni ubu ni umutoza Mukuru w'ikipe ya Virunga FC yo muri Congo (DRC) muri shampiyona ya Linafoot. - Football / Nsengumukiza Prudence
[Kigali Today] 17/03/2017

Congo-Kinshasa: Two UN Workers Kidnapped
[Al Jazeera] Two United Nations workers from peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have been kidnapped by unknown assailants in the central Kasai region.
[AllAfrica] 14/03/2017

Two foreign UN experts kidnapped in DR Congo
American and Swede abducted together with their four local colleagues
[East Africa News Post] 13/03/2017

African Parks to get $65m grant
The company runs conservation projects in seven African countries covering six million hectares in Malawi, Zambia, the Central African Republic, DR Congo, the Republic of Congo, Rwanda and Chad
[East Africa News Post] 13/03/2017

Congo-Kinshasa: DR Congo Opposition in Disarray
[Deutsche Welle] Following the death of its leader, DR Congo's main opposition alliance could disintegrate before an interim administration is formed. This would play into the hands of President Joseph Kabila.
[AllAfrica] 10/03/2017

Tanzania: Magufuli appeals for UN support to stabilise Burundi, DRC
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) - Tanzanian President John Pombe Magufuli has urged the United Nations to continue its support in bringing about political stability in Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Politics
[Panapress] 09/03/2017

UN urges probe of DR Congo violence
Top rights official says high-level investigation into abuses committed against civilians needed.
[East Africa News Post] 08/03/2017

Congo-Kinshasa: Civilians Fleeing Eastern DR Congo Clashes
[East African] A fresh refugee crisis could erupt in the Great Lakes Region as clashes between Democratic Republic of Congo government forces and suspected rebels herald renewed fighting in the troubled eastern part of the country.
[AllAfrica] 04/03/2017

Civilians fleeing eastern DR Congo clashes
A fresh refugee crisis could erupt in the Great Lakes Region as clashes between Congolese army and suspected rebels herald renewed fighting.
[East Africa News Post] 01/03/2017

UN: DRC security forces committed rights violations against protesters - UN
New York, US (PANA) - A UN report has found that defence and security forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) used excessive, disproportionate and at times lethal force to prevent and contain demonstrations in December 2016, in violation of international human rights law and (...)
[Panapress] 01/03/2017

UNHCR to give refugees $4m to go back home
The United Nations body is targeting 20,000 Rwandan refugees in DR Congo.
[East Africa News Post] 01/03/2017

Uganda: Fear Hangs Over Busy Uganda-DR Congo Border
[East African] The jagged, ice-capped Rwenzori Mountains stab at the sky above Mpondwe, a bustling border town in western Uganda.
[AllAfrica] 01/03/2017

Congo-Kinshasa: Plantation Firm Financed By UK Aid Accused of Breaking Promise to Help Workers
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Vancouver -Palm oil company majority-owned by British government found to be paying workers below minimum wage and providing abysmal housing
[AllAfrica] 01/03/2017

Congo-Kinshasa: Govt Orders Probe Into Massacre Videos
[VOA] The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo has launched an investigation into possible abuses by security forces in the Kasai region. Conflict has been intensifying in that part of the country in the past six months but a video posted online late last week drew international (...)
[AllAfrica] 27/02/2017

Congo-Brazzaville: DR Congo - Ensure Justice for Killings in the Kasais
[HRW] Kinshasa -Democratic Republic of Congo authorities should fully and impartially investigate killings by alleged Congolese army soldiers in the central Kasai area, Human Rights Watch said today. A video posted on the internet on February 17, 2017, shows men in Congolese army uniforms (...)
[AllAfrica] 27/02/2017 all news from Africa. Africa news & newspapers online
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