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In less than a year, brutal violence in the five central Kasai provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo has claimed more than 3,000 lives, according to a tally by the Roman Catholic church, and displaced 1.3 million people.  By JOHN WESSELS (AFP/File)

DR Congo to probe ex-minister's suspected role in Kasai violence

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Kinshasa (AFP) - Parliament in the Democratic Republic of Congo has authorised the state prosecutor to probe alleged inv ...

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Lubumbashi (DR Congo) (AFP) - The training pitches and classrooms are fit for one of Africaâ s most illustrious footbal ...

Monday, June 26, 2017

Kinshasa (AFP) - The UN on Monday criticised a decision by a Congolese military tribunal not to prosecute seven Democrat ...

Friday, June 23, 2017

Geneva (AFP) - The UN Human Rights Council on Friday decided to send a group of experts to the Democratic Republic of Co ...

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Goma (DR Congo) (AFP) - Clashes between militants and government troops on Thursday left 16 dead in the restive east of ...

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Goma (DR Congo) (AFP) - At least seven militants were killed Thursday in clashes with troops involving heavy weapons in ...

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Goma (DR Congo) (AFP) - Clashes erupted early on Thursday in Beni, a city in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, with ...

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

United Nations (United States) (AFP) - About 600 troops from Congo Republic serving as UN peacekeepers in the Central Af ...

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Kinshasa (AFP) - The UN accused DR Congo on Tuesday of backing a militia that has mutilated toddlers and hacked pregnan ...

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Geneva (AFP) - The UN rights chief on Tuesday accused authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo of backing a new m ...

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Kinshasa (AFP) - More than 3,000 people have been killed in eight months of spiralling violence in DR Congo's troubled c ...

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

United Nations (United States) (AFP) - More than 600 troops from Congo Republic serving as UN peacekeepers in the Centra ...

Friday, June 16, 2017

Paris (AFP) - Exiled DR Congo opposition leader Moise Katumbi on Friday said he was planning an imminent return after ...

Friday, June 16, 2017

Kikwit (DR Congo) (AFP) - Some people have even eaten sand to try and prevent starvation, says Paulin Kiyankayi, a gri ...

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Kinshasa (AFP) - The International Committee of the Red Cross said Thursday two staff kidnapped when armed men attacked ...

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

The Hague (AFP) - A former Congolese rebel commander told war crimes judges Wednesday the horrific events he saw durin ...

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Kinshasa (AFP) - The United Nations has documented dozens of cases of serious child abuse including rape and kidnap in f ...

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Kinshasa (AFP) - The Democratic Republic of Congo said Tuesday it has asked Chinese and Spanish bidders of a colossal da ...

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

The Hague (AFP) - Bosco Ntaganda will give a full account of his role as a Congolese rebel commander in 2002-03 when he ...

Monday, June 12, 2017

Kinshasa (AFP) - A Democratic Republic of Congo military court held a second day of hearings Monday in the trial of a ma ...

Monday, June 12, 2017

The Hague (AFP) - Congolese ex-rebel commander Bosco Ntaganda will finally testify Wednesday in his trial at the Interna ...

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Goma (DR Congo) (AFP) - Eleven people were killed and more than 900 inmates escaped Sunday after unidentified assailants ...

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Kinshasa (AFP) - A police officer was killed in an attack on a court compound in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a jud ...

Friday, June 9, 2017

Geneva (AFP) - The UN human rights chief on Friday slammed Kinshasa for not seriously investigating spiralling violence ...

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Kinshasa (AFP) - The International Committee of the Red Cross on Thursday urged the release of two of its staff kidnappe ...

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Kinshasa (AFP) - DR Congo authorities on Thursday rebuffed a UN warning to launch an international probe into violence i ...

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Kinshasa (AFP) - Democratic Republic of Congo's former police chief John Numbi, believed by regime critics to be prime s ...

quot-img-1Defence against the truth will always end in defeat.

By: Adwoa Ayamba quot-img-1

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