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Congos Kabila Says Election On Track But Stays Mum On Own Future

KINSHASA – Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila said in a speech on Thursday that a presidential election in December would go ahead as planned but...

Amid Kabila Stand-off Congo Parliament Extends Privileges To Former Presidents

KINSHASA – Democratic Republic of Congo’s parliament has passed a law expanding financial privileges for former presidents, lawmakers said on Thursday, a...

Congos Kabila Appoints Army Chief Under Us Eu Sanctions For Alleged Violence

KINSHASA – Congo’s President Joseph Kabila has appointed a new army chief who is under international sanctions for the violent repression of dissent, raising...

Congo Opposition Leader Bemba Nominated For Presidential Election

KINSHASA – Congolese politician Jean-Pierre Bemba, weeks after his conviction for war crimes was quashed at The Hague, was nominated by his party on Friday for...

Dr Congo Envoy Us Ties Investment To Open And Fair General Election

WASHINGTON – The United States has linked increased U.S. investment in the Democratic Republic of Congo to a transparent and fair general election in December, a...

Congo Accuses Uganda Of Killing 12 Fishermen In Border Dispute

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo – Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday accused Ugandan forces of shooting dead 12 Congolese fishermen last week on a lake...

Congos Kabila Delays Un Chiefs Visit Refuses To See Us Envoy Haley

UNITED NATIONS – Congolese President Joseph Kabila has put off a planned visit this week by U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and refused to see U.S....

One Killed Three Wounded After Clashes Near Congo-uganda Border

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo/KAMPALA – A Ugandan soldier was killed in clashes on a lake straddling the border with Democratic Republic of Congo, and one...

Boys Forced To Rape Their Mothers And Soldiers Eating Men Alive In Dr Congo – A New Un Report Reveals The Horrors Of War

TERRIFIED boys in the Congo have been forced to rape their mothers while blood-drinking soldiers have feasted on the flesh of dying victims, a nightmarish new report has...

Conflict In Congos Kasai Could Be Prelude To Genocide Un Expert Warns

GENEVA – Mutilation, gang rape and killing documented in Congo’s Kasai region could be a harbinger of genocide, the U.N. torture investigator told Reuters on...