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Africa: Congo

M23 rebels, pictured in Kibumba, North Kivu province, on December 22 last year.  By GLODY MURHABAZI AFP

Fresh clashes as M23 rebels make gains in east DR Congo

7 hours ago | Africa: Congo

M23 rebels in eastern DR Congo clashed with soldiers and rival militias on Thursday, according to officials, who said th ...

10 hours ago | Africa: Congo

Qatar is battling to host a peace meeting between the presidents of rivals DR Congo and Rwanda, even though a summit thi ...

16 hours ago | Africa: Congo

Pope Francis is expected to visit the Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa's largest predominantly Catholic country, nex ...

Jan 25, 2023 | Africa: Congo

The Democratic Republic of Congo has accused Rwanda of an act of war after Kigali on Tuesday confirmed its forces had ...

Jan 25, 2023 | Africa: Congo

In DR Congo's bustling capital Kinshasa, the faithful are flocking to impromptu market stalls in churchyards to buy t-sh ...

Jan 25, 2023 | Africa: Congo

The Rwandan government said a fighter jet from the Democratic Republic of Congo violated its airspace on Tuesday as tens ...

Jan 23, 2023 | Africa: Congo

Suspected Allied Democratic Forces fighters have killed at least 23 people in an attack in eastern DR Congo, local offic ...

Jan 20, 2023 | Africa: Congo

The UN says another seven civilians have been killed by militia in a northeastern area of Democratic Republic of Congo b ...

Jan 18, 2023 | Africa: Congo

A protest against an east African force deployed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo was violently dispersed by poli ...

Jan 18, 2023 | Africa: Congo

Acrid smoke swirls amid the buzzing of dozens of chainsaws under the majestic Nyiragongo volcano, producing scenes of de ...

Jan 16, 2023 | Africa: Congo

At least 10 people were killed and 39 wounded Sunday in a bomb attack on a church in eastern Democratic Republic of Cong ...

Jan 6, 2023 | Africa: Congo

The M23 rebel group gave back a key military base in eastern DRCongo on Friday, the latest move in its pledge to retreat ...

Jan 5, 2023 | Africa: Congo

M23 rebels in eastern DR Congo this week promised to retreat from a strategic position even as they conquered territorie ...

Jan 1, 2023 | Africa: Congo

The European Union on Saturday urged Rwanda to stop supporting the M23 rebel group, which has captured swathes of territ ...

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