Poachers kill ranger, soldiers in Congo

2015-06-20 12:12

A Johannesburg-based conservation group says poachers have killed a ranger and two soldiers in the Garamba national park in Congo.

Congo police abused illegal immigrants in crackdown

2015-05-18 11:10

Police in southern Congo have used violence and subjected illegal immigrants to degrading treatment in the second phase of a crackdown that drove thousands from the country, the Catholic Church and a local charity say.

Congo bans face veils, sleeping in mosques

2015-05-02 16:42

The president of Republic of Congo's Islamic High Council says the government is banning women from being fully veiled in public to allow for the identification of people to prevent extremist violence.

Congo vows offensive to oust Hutu rebels

2015-02-08 17:16

The Congolese military has vowed to oust the rebels known by their French acronym - FDLR - after they failed to meet a 2 January deadline to disarm.

First oil from Congo's Nene field soon

2014-11-05 11:07

Italian oil and gas firm ENI expects first oil from its Nene field, off the coast of Congo, before year-end.

Ranger in Africa's oldest park wounded by grenade

2014-08-29 08:04

A ranger in Africa's oldest national park has been seriously wounded by a grenade during a confrontation with poachers.

CAR talks suspended after rebel no-show

2014-07-22 18:52

Peace talks between Central African Republic’s sectarian rivals have been suspended after the ex-rebel Seleka group failed to show up less than a day before the deadline of a deal.

Environmental crime a $213bn industry: UN

2014-06-24 12:51

Surging environmental crime, from illegal logging to elephant poaching, is worth up to $213bn a year and is helping to fund armed conflicts, a UN and Interpol report says.

UN: Congo must stop deportations back to DRC

2014-05-26 15:58

The UN has demanded that Congo-Brazzaville stop forcibly returning people to the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo.

11 dead in Congo after police, DRC group clash

2014-05-12 07:33

Eleven people, including a former rebel leader, have been killed in Congo in a clash between police and a group of immigrants from neighbouring DRC, police say.


Students riot in Congo

2015-06-05 19:31

Thousands of students have rioted in Congo's capital Brazzaville, attacking schools and the education ministry after authorities cancelled the final day of end-of-year exams.

Congo copper and gold production jumps in Q1

2015-05-10 12:30

The Democratic Republic of Congo's central bank says copper and gold production have risen sharply in the first quarter of 2015.

Congo Republic coalition seeks to end presidential term limits

2015-03-10 21:00

Congo Republic’s ruling coalition is seeking a change in the constitution before elections next year that would lift restriction on veteran President Denis Sassou Nguesso seeking a new term, a senior member says.

Congolese M23 rebels flee Uganda camp

2014-12-17 08:41

A Ugandan military spokesperson says scores of Congo's M23 rebels have fled the camp where they were being held ahead of repatriation to Congo.

Rebels kill 20+ people in Congo town

2014-10-18 10:11

Suspected Ugandan rebels killed more than 20 people near the eastern Congolese town of Beni in the second attack in around 48 hours, the spokesperson for a civil society group says.

DR Congo confirms first Ebola cases

2014-08-25 06:12

The Democratic Republic of Congo has confirmed its two first cases of Ebola this year, but claimed they were unrelated to the epidemic raging in four countries of West Africa.

CAR peace talks open in Congo

2014-07-21 13:22

Key players in the Central African Republic have launched a fresh round of talks in Brazzaville to end more than a year of sectarian bloodshed in the impoverished nation.

Congo angered by UN comments

2014-05-29 09:43

Authorities in Congo-Brazzaville have reacted with anger to comments by the UN which accuses the country of forcibly returning tens of thousands of people to neighbouring DRC.

Kabila 'mustn't attend Zuma's inauguration'

2014-05-22 13:46

Congolese citizens living in South Africa are seeking to put pressure on South African not to invite DRC President Joseph Kabila to the inauguration ceremony of President Jacob Zuma.

Stampede at late DR Congo star singer's tribute kills 14

2014-04-25 17:00

At least 14 people have been killed in a stampede during a tribute festival in the Democratic Republic of Congo for a popular African music star.

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