DR Congo talks agree to push back presidential vote to 2018: negotiators
Participants in Democratic Republic of Congo's "national dialogue" agreed Monday, in the absence of the main opposition group, to push back to April 2018 the presidential election due to take place before the end of the year, negotiators said.
EU threatens DR Congo sanctions, urges early elections
The EU on Monday warned the Democratic Republic of Congo it faced sanctions if it does not hold early elections and condemned recent deadly violence between opponents and supporters of President Joseph Kabila.
Six feared dead as DR Congo bans giant opposition rally
At least six people were feared dead on Monday in clashes ahead of a huge opposition rally in the Democratic Republic of Congo capital Kinshasa demanding that President Joseph Kabila step down.
Congo proposes interim unity government
Congo's ruling party is proposing an interim unity government with the opposition as an election set for November now seems nearly impossible, though President Joseph Kabila would remain in charge, the country’s justice minister said.
DRC opposition unites against President Kabila
Kabila’s second term concludes at the end of this year.