Democratic Republic of the Congo
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Rebels kill more than a dozen in roadside attack in eastern DRC
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UN calls for urgent help for victims of DRC conflict
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DR Congo eastern conflict: Dozens of militia fighters surrender
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Experts take the pulse of DR Congo's Nyiragongo volcano
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Thousands still displaced after DR Congo volcanic eruption
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ADF rebels killed 57 civilians in DR Congo’s Ituri region: UN
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Hundreds of children missing after DR Congo volcano eruption
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'This could be a catastrophe': Thousands flee over warnings of second eruption in DR CongoTens of thousands of people have fled their homes in the Democratic Republic of Congo over warnings that a volcano could erupt again - with some families struggling to find enough food and water.
Proud of contribution at UN peacekeeping, says India at UNSC; highlights role in aftermath of Congo volcanic eruptionIndian forces part of the MONUSCO played a key role in safeguarding civilians and UN assets when the eruption took place.
At least 15 dead and hundreds of homes destroyed after volcanic eruption in DR CongoAt least 15 people are dead and more than 500 homes destroyed by a volcanic eruption in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Congo volcano eruption: Indian UN Peacekeepers play key role in saving civilians, UN assetsThe timely information by Indian peacekeepers, also known as blue helmets since they serve under UN, helped in bringing orderly civilian evacuation.
DR Congo city of Goma empties as thousands flee erupting volcanoDR Congo's Mount Nyiragongo has erupted for the first time in nearly two decades.
UK halts aid funding for Oxfam over sexual misconduct claimsThe UK has halted all its funding for Oxfam over allegations of sexual misconduct against staff in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Oxfam suspends two staff over new sexual exploitation and bullying claimsOxfam has suspended two staff members in the Democratic Republic of Congo over allegations of sexual exploitation and bullying.
Italian ambassador to DR Congo killed after convoy attacked during kidnap attemptItaly's ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo has been killed in an attempted kidnapping, the United Nations has said.
Monolith in Democratic Republic of Congo destroyed with sticks and fireThe latest metal monolith has been set on fire after it appeared in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Third case of Ebola in a week discovered in Democratic Republic of CongoA third Ebola case this week has been confirmed in Democratic Republic of Congo.
Congo Ebola death investigated to see if woman was infected through husband's semenTwo women have died from Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo this week, as experts seek to confirm whether the virus can live in the semen of male survivors for up to three years.
Congo mining provinces impose new COVID-19 lockdownsAuthorities in Democratic Republic of Congo's southeastern mining heartland announced temporary lockdowns on Tuesday in an effort to widen coronavirus testing and prevent a worrying situation from..
Congo says it will launch a tender for a new passport maker after Semlex talks failThe Democratic Republic of Congo will tender for a new passport-maker after talks with Brussels-based manufacturer Semlex fell through, the country's foreign ministry said on Tuesday.
Congo probing 'violent death' of judge in landmark graft trialDemocratic Republic of Congo's justice ministry said it had launched a murder investigation after an autopsy found the judge overseeing a landmark corruption trial of the president's chief of staff had..
Judge in landmark Congo graft trial died violent death, says ministerThe high court judge overseeing a landmark corruption trial of the president's chief of staff in Democratic Republic of Congo died a violent death from blows to the head, the justice minister said on..
Dozens missing after boat capsizes on Congo side of Lake KivuDozens of people were missing after a boat sank on Lake Kivu in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, government officials and a civil society leader said on Tuesday.
World Bank approves $1 billion for health, education in CongoThe World Bank said on Tuesday it had approved $1 billion in funding for Democratic Republic of Congo's education and health systems that have been weakened by years of under-funding, conflict and..
Congo's gold being smuggled out by the tonne, U.N. report findsGold production in Democratic Republic of Congo continues to be systematically underreported while tonnes of the precious metal is smuggled into global supply chains through its eastern neighbours, a..
Veteran Congo politician Pierre Lumbi dies from coronavirusVeteran Congolese politician Pierre Lumbi, once an advisor to former President Joseph Kabila and latterly a leading opposition figure, died on Sunday, friends and allies said, becoming the country's..
Leopold not to blame for Congo abuse, Belgian king's brother saysThe brother of Belgium's king joined a swelling debate about its past on Friday by saying that King Leopold II, under whose rule millions of Congolese were killed or maimed, could not have "made people..
Mercy Corps says more than $600,000 lost in Congo aid scamInternational aid agency Mercy Corps on Thursday said it believed over $600,000 was siphoned from its emergency cash programme in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo in a scam that could have targeted..
Congo prosecutor seeks 20-year sentence for president's chief of staffProsecutors asked a high court in the Democratic Republic of Congo to sentence Vital Kamerhe, the president's chief of staff, to 20 years in prison for his alleged role in the embezzlement of more than..
WHO hopes to work with U.S. on Ebola despite Trump criticismThe World Health Organization hopes to work "side by side" with the United States to contain an outbreak of Ebola in Congo, its chief said on Wednesday, despite their differences over the new..
Should we remove statues of Congo's coloniser king, Belgian councillor asksA Brussels councillor has urged a debate on what to do with statues of Belgian King Leopold II, the brutal coloniser of what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo, which have been defaced by..
Up to 12 infected in Congo's new Ebola outbreak: WHOUp to 12 people have been found infected with Ebola in a new outbreak of the deadly disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday.
Inspired by U.S. protests, some Belgians want colonial king statues removedInspired by global protests at the death of unarmed black American George Floyd, some 30,000 people in Belgium have signed two petitions to remove statues of the country's colonial-era King Leopold II,..
Two more people infected with Ebola in new Congo outbreak, WHO saysThe Ebola virus has infected two more people in Equateur province in western Democratic Republic of Congo and spread to a new area 150 km (93 miles) away from the original six cases, the World Heath..
Militia kills 16 villagers in Democratic Republic of Congo raidMilitia fighters killed 16 people in a raid on a village in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday, the latest in a spate of ethnic attacks that the United Nations has said could be..
Congo hit by a second, simultaneous Ebola outbreakAuthorities in Congo announced a new Ebola outbreak in the western city of Mbandaka on Monday, adding to another epidemic of the virus that has raged in the east since 2018.
Congo declares new Ebola epidemic, 1,000 km from eastern outbreakDemocratic Republic of Congo declared a new Ebola epidemic on Monday in the western city of Mbandaka, more than 1,000 km (620 miles) away from an ongoing outbreak of the same deadly virus in the east.
U.N. warns of possible war crimes in northeastern CongoWidespread and systematic killings, beheadings, rape and other barbaric acts by militia mostly from the ethnic Lendu community in northeastern Congo may constitute crimes against humanity and war..
Forty villagers killed in massacre in northeast CongoSuspected Islamist militants have killed at least 40 people in northeastern Congo, a rights group said on Wednesday, the latest in a wave of attacks against civilians in the mountainous jungles near..
Judge in graft trial of Congo president's chief of staff diesThe high court magistrate overseeing a landmark corruption trial of the Congo president's chief of staff died of a heart attack overnight in the capital Kinshasa, police said on Wednesday, ruling out..
Suspected Islamist militia kills at least 17 in northeastern CongoSuspected Islamist fighters killed at least 17 people in an early morning raid on a village in northeastern Congo on Monday, a local civil society leader and a monitoring organisation said, the latest..
New hotline helps families survive abuse in CongoFour days after the Congolese government shut down Kinshasa's pulsating nightlife, her husband knocked out some of her teeth and went to live with his mistress, leaving her bleeding and naked on the..
U.N. prosecutor: remains of Rwandan war crimes suspect found in CongoThe remains of a fugitive major suspect in Rwanda's 1994 genocide have been identified in a grave in the Republic of the Congo, a United Nations war crimes prosecutor said on Friday.
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DR Congo police crackdown on sect killed 55 in 'bloodbath': Human Rights WatchDemocratic Republic of Congo police killed at least 55 people in a crackdown on a separatist religious sect in April, more than double the toll reported by the interior ministry at the time, Human..
Armed group kills 20 villagers in northeast CongoAn armed group killed at least 20 civilians in an overnight raid on a village in northeast Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday, the latest incident in a surge of ethnic violence that has forced..
Congo president replaces chief of staff amid graft trialCongo President Felix Tshisekedi has temporarily replaced his chief of staff Vital Kamerhe who is charged with stealing public funds, the president's spokesman said on Tuesday.
Armed group in northeast Congo says to lay down weaponsAn armed group in northeast Congo known for using fetishes to protect its fighters said on Monday it would lay down its arms and end attacks against civilians and the army, weeks after its leader was..
DR Congo police arrest leader of separatist cult after deadly clashesPolice in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday arrested Ne Muanda Nsemi, the leader of a separatist religious sect, killing eight of his followers as they raided his home in Kinshasa, the..