Greeted by civilians as their advance continues, Congolese government forces have captured the last major town being held by rebels.
It is the
Government forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo have reportedly nearly ended the threat from rebel M23 fighters.
According to Martin Kobler
Fighting has erupted in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo between M23 rebels and the army.
It comes after peace talks broke down following two
Government troops in the Democratic Republic of Congo have occupied strategic hills overlooking the eastern town of Goma, after rebel fighters pulled
The United Nations says its recently deployed intervention Brigade in the Democratic Republic of Congo may use force against
M23 rebels if they do
Peace may finally be on the way for the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon announced 3000 more
The M23 rebel group in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo says it will fight back if attacked by a UN contingent being sent to the
Angelina Jolie has been meeting with women and girls in eastern Congo, as a special envoy for the UN refugee agency, to raise awareness of the issue
Former Congolese militia leader Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui has been acquitted by the International Criminal Court of war crimes and crimes against
Congolese forces in the provincial capital of Goma have reportedly opened fire across the border into Rwanda in a battle with advancing M23
The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo has rejected M23 rebel calls for truce talks in the east of the country.
Faced with a growing
A UN report says a rebellion in the Democratic Republic of Congo is being commanded by Rwanda’s defence minister.
The Security Council’s Group of
The increasing vulnerability of civilians to armed violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has brought new calls for urgent regional
As many as a half a million people have been forced from their homes in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to Oxfam.
The charity says a
Fresh fighting has forced thousands to flee their homes in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Refugees were heading towards the capital Kinshasa
Dutch brewer Heineken has bid the equivalent of three and a third billion euros for the shares in Singapore’s Asia Pacific Breweries it does not
The UN on Thursday sent tanks into the eastern Congolese town of Goma to fend off a possible attack by M23 rebels.
AFP reported a dozen tanks had
The UN has evidence that rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo are being supported and trained by Rwanda, according to a report in the British
Radio has often been used as a weapon of war in Africa. Caddy Adzuba is a journalist for Radio Okapi in the Democratic Republic of Congo. At all
Ituri is a region in the north-east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, where Noella risks her life to help women who have endured all sorts of
Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga Dyilo has been found guilty of war crimes at the International Criminal Court. It is the Hague tribunal’s first
Survivors of Sunday’s devastating arms dump blasts in Congo have continued to overwhelm the main university hospital in the capital Brazzaville
Around 200 people have been killed after an arms dump exploded in Congo’s capital Brazzaville.
Hundreds more were hurt in blasts which also sparked
At least 150 people are feared killed and some 1,500 others injured after a series of explosions in an arms depot in Congo’s capital
Joseph Kabila has been sworn in for a new term as president of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The ceremony comes after elections marred by
Joseph Kabila has been declared the official winner of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s presidential election by the country’s Supreme Court.