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#Africa > Clashes erupt at Rally against DR Congo President Kabila

Violent clashes have broke out in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), after an opposition rally was attacked by unidentified...
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#Africa > Scars of Rape in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Bukavu, DR Congo – Inside a small wooden house overlooking the massive Virunga National Park, Bakazi Ndazimo, 70, relives the worst day of...
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#Africa > DRC’s ‘Terminator’ Bosco Ntaganda tells ICC he protected civilians

A rebel leader known as “The Terminator” has told judges trying him at the International Criminal Court in The Hague that he was a...
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DR Congo bans film on doctor who saves rape victims

The Democratic Republic of Congo has banned a film about Congolese surgeon Denis Mukwege, who has treated thousands of women raped during conflict, the...

Former Congolese Warlord Bosco ‘Terminator’ Ntaganda on Trial for War Crimes

Former Congolese warlord Bosco “Terminator” Ntaganda is set to be tried before the International Criminal Court (ICC) for war crimes, including the rape of...
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Six DR Congo soldiers killed in ambush north of Goma

Six soldiers have been killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) North Kivu province, a region where Rwandan Hutu rebels are known to...

Readout of the President's Call with President Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of...

WASHINGTON, April 1, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- President Obama spoke today with President Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)....
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International Criminal Court sentenced Congolese warlord Germain Katanga to 12 years in jail

The International Criminal Court on Friday sentenced Congolese warlord Germain Katanga to 12 years in jail for arming an ethnic militia that carried out a "particularly cruel" 2003 village massacre. "The chamber sentences Germain Katanga to 12 years…
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More than 300 people were killed in DR Congo crackdown on rebel assault

More than 300 people, mostly civilians, have been killed in the government's retaliation for attacks blamed on a self-proclaimed "prophet" in the Democratic Republic of Congo in December, a rights group said Thursday. The government has previously denied…
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US ready to fund demobilisation of Democratic Republic of Congo rebels

The United States is ready to help fund the demobilisation of Democratic Republic of Congo's rebels, a senior US official said on Saturday as Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in the country on the latest leg of an Africa tour. "I can say categorically…

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