6 Jul 2022
Rwandan President Paul Kagame and Democratic Republic of Congo leader Felix Tshisekedi went into talks on Wednesday amid an upsurge in violence in eastern DRC, according to an AFP correspondent. Kagame's office announced in a tweet Wednesday that he was in Luanda to "discuss the security situation in eastern DRC." It is the first time…
6 Jun 2022
Democratic Republic of the Congo President Felix Tshisekedi said Sunday there was "no doubt" that Rwanda was backing a rebellion on their territory, but insisted he was still seeking peaceful relations with Kigali.
12 May 2022
A rapper in the Democratic Republic of Congo sentenced to two years in prison for criticising the president has been acquitted on appeal, his lawyer said on Thursday.
20 Dec 2021
At least one policeman died Monday in the eastern DR Congo city of Goma as police fired tear gas and live bullets to break up a protest against rising crime.
13 Dec 2021
Ugandan troops will spend no more time in the Democratic Republic of Congo helping to fight rebels than "strictly necessary", President Felix Tshisekedi pledged on Monday in an annual address on the state of the nation.
13 Sep 2021
Congolese President Felix Tshisekedi, who criticised the AstraZeneca vaccine for Covid-19 as inoculations began, received a first dose on Sunday and urged the nation to get jabbed too.
16 Aug 2021
DR Congo President Felix Tshisekedi on Sunday authorised US special forces to help the Congolese army fight the Allied Democratic Forces, an armed group linked to the Islamic State.
1 May 2021
The Democratic Republic of Congo announced a "state of siege" late Friday in two provinces in the east of the country wracked by violence from armed groups and civilian massacres.
2 Jan 2021
DR Congo President Felix Tshisekedi's office said Saturday that he has pardoned two men convicted over the assassination of former ruler Laurent-Desire Kabila, the father of his political rival Joseph Kabila.
23 Aug 2020
An armed group in the eastern DR Congo has agreed to President Felix Tshisekedi's appeal to suspend attacks on its ethnic rivals, the militia and government said Sunday.
30 Jun 2020
Belgium's King Philippe expressed his "deepest regrets" for the harm done during Belgian colonial rule in DR Congo, in a first for his country.
11 May 2020
The powerful top aide to DR Congo's President Felix Tshisekedi goes on trial for corruption on Monday in a case without precedent in the vast African country