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E.g., 2017-03-26

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AFP - 3/15/17

Rising unrest in central Democratic Republic of Congo threatens to derail voter registration ahead of a high-stakes election, the Catholic Church and the electoral...

AFP - 3/14/17

Two foreign experts from the United Nations have been kidnapped in the violence-wracked central Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo, UN and Congolese...

AFP - 3/5/17

The Democratic Republic of Congo announced Saturday that it had detained the spiritual leader of the Bundu dia Kongo (BDK) movement, an outlawed group that has called...

AFP - 3/5/17

The United Nations announced aid worth $5 million (4.7 million euros) on Saturday to help people affected by the humanitarian crisis in the violence-wracked Kasai...

AFP - 3/2/17

The body of Congolese opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi is to be repatriated next week, several weeks after his death, his party said Wednesday, raising hopes of a...

AFP - 2/24/17

Sixteen people have been killed in three days of fighting this week that pitted the Democratic Republic of Congo's army against a rebel militia, a military spokesman...

AFP - 2/23/17

Democratic Republic of Congo said Wednesday that "as a precautionary measure" it was investigating a video purportedly showing government troops massacring civilians...

AFP - 2/21/17

The Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday flatly rejected international calls to investigate a video purporting to show a massacre of unarmed men and women by DR...

AFP - 2/20/17

The Democratic Republic of Congo's government, under pressure to act after months of violence in the south, on Sunday vowed to move away from a solely military...

AFP - 2/19/17

A Democratic Republic of Congo spokesman condemned as a "ridiculous montage" Saturday a video purporting to show a massacre of unarmed civilians by DR Congo soldiers...

AFP - 2/19/17

Militiamen from the Democratic Republic of Congo's Nande ethnic group have killed 25 civilians in the country's violence-torn east, almost all of them hacked to death...

AFP - 2/14/17

Eight suspected members of an outlawed political-religious group were critically injured and 22 arrested in clashes with police in the Democratic Republic of Congo (...

AFP - 2/13/17

In crisis-hit Democratic Republic of Congo, people in the capital increasingly turn to street hawkers to feed themselves and their families cheaply, but the makeshift...

AFP - 2/11/17

Former Congolese warlord Germain Katanga, a convicted war criminal, was back before a top military court in his home country Friday as his trial on fresh charges of...

AFP - 2/9/17

Two Congolese working for Al-Jazeera have been freed five days after being abducted during a reporting mission, the Qatar-based broadcaster said Wednesday.

The...

- 2/3/17

Congo at crossroads as opposition chief Tshisekedi dies

AFP - 10/30/16

A dozen activists who do not want President Joseph Kabila to remain in power in the Democratic Republic of Congo were arrested Saturday after a sit-in at the African...

AFP - 10/22/16

The UN accused DR Congo's government Friday of obstructing its inquiry into violence that erupted at opposition protests in the capital Kinshasa last month, claiming...

AFP - 10/22/16

The Democratic Republic of Congo's main opposition party firmly rejected a deal signed Tuesday which would keep President Joseph Kabila in power until 2018 by...

AFP - 10/20/16

Congo's normally bustling capital Kinshasa was shut down Wednesday by a strike to protest plans to extend the president's stay in power beyond the end of his term in...

AFP - 10/20/16

A powerful combination of love and guns is helping rebuild an endangered gorilla community in the jungles of war-torn eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

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AFP - 10/19/16

The Democratic Republic of Congo's main opposition party firmly rejected a deal signed Tuesday which would keep President Joseph Kabila in power until 2018 by...

AFP - 10/19/16

Pygmy-Bantu clashes over a caterpillar collection tax have left 20 people dead in DR Congo and sparked fears of a new flare-up in trouble that over the past two years...

AFP - 10/18/16

Participants in the Democratic Republic of Congo's "national dialogue" agreed Monday, in the absence of the main opposition coalition, to push back to April 2018 the...

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