Top aide to DR Congo president goes on trial for corruption
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
Sacked DR Congo general died by 'hanging'
DR Congo's sacked former deputy chief of military intelligence, who was under European Union sanctions, died by hanging, President Felix Tshisekedi said Saturday.
DR Congo official cargo plane with eight aboard goes missing
A cargo plane that was providing logistical assistance for a trip by DR Congo President Felix Tshisekedi has gone missing, the country's Civil Aviation Authority said on Friday.
12 dead in attacks on DR Congo refugee camps
At least 12 civilians have been killed in renewed violence targeting refugee camps in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, local officials said on Thursday. Three separate attacks in troubled Ituri province overnight Wednesday also left three people wounded and four missing, Abel Alingi, an administrator in Djugu territory, told AFP.
How insurgency, selfishness, others impede Africa’s integration, by leaders
African leaders yesterday reviewed developments on the continent, including its under-development, stagnation and an ongoing integration project that already seemed stalked. They therefore concluded that several impediments were in the wheel of progress of the second largest continent in the world. Specifically, the stakeholders spotlighted the integration programme being championed by the African Union and…
Four dead in student protests in DR Congo
Three students and a police officer died in the southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo during weekend clashes at a protest over water and power outages, according to an updated death toll by the presidency on Monday.
DR Congo's Tshisekedi falls ill during inauguration speech
DR Congo's new President Felix Tshisekedi fell ill briefly as he was delivering his inauguration speech on Thursday following the country's first peaceful handover of power.
Congo DRC’s democratic rebirth
A glimmer of hope for the war-torn Congo DRC following last Sunday’s constitutional court verdict affirming the victory of Mr. Felix Tshisekedi in the December 30 polls as the country now has a new president who will be inaugurated soon.
Opposition's Tshisekedi wins historic DRC presidential poll
The Democratic Republic of Congo is set to see its first handover of power in 18 years after opposition candidate Felix Tshisekedi was Thursday named by election officials as the provisional winner of an historic presidential poll. The election's supervisors had faced mounting pressure at home and abroad to publish the results after repeated delays…