'Disgruntled manager' sues Vodacom DRC for R200bn

2015-11-19 09:55

Mobile operator Vodacom is being sued in the Democratic Republic of the Congo by a controlling shareholder of a minority partner in that country.

DRC gets new electoral commission chiefs

2015-11-17 22:22

President Joseph Kabila has sworn in new chiefs of the electoral commission in the Democratic Republic of Congo a year ahead of planned polls.

Church urges DRC politicians to uphold constitution

2015-11-13 20:06

The influential Roman Catholic church in Democratic Republic of Congo has urged politicians to show "absolute respect" for the constitution.

After 2-year wait, some adopted children reach US from DRC

2015-11-13 09:02

After a wrenching delay of more than two years, a few American families have celebrated on US territory with children adopted from DRC who were finally granted long-stalled exit permits.

14 kidnapped aid workers freed in eastern DRC

2015-11-03 14:16

Fourteen aid workers kidnapped two days ago by unidentified assailants in the eastern Rutshuru region of the Democratic Republic of Congo have been released, the UN says.

Call for DRC to delay polls

2015-11-01 07:15

The Democratic Republic of Congo is not ready for a series of elections scheduled over the next year and the voting calendar should be pushed back by up to four years, a ruling coalition spokesperson says.

Schools at risk in DRC conflict: HRW

2015-10-29 05:19

Schools and school-children are at risk in the unrelenting fighting plaguing eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and need increased government protection, Human Rights Watch says.

6 killed in eastern DRC by suspected Ugandan rebels

2015-10-22 13:35

Six bodies have been found with stab wounds and bullet holes in north-eastern DRC, killed by suspected Ugandan Islamist rebels, local and military sources say.

Canadian miner to launch major copper project in DRC

2015-10-21 09:43

Despite tumbling commodity prices, Canada’s Ivanhoe Mines says copper production at a new giant deposit in the DRC should start in 2018, as it eyes a future deficit in the market and rising global demand.

New DRC attacks blamed on Uganda rebels

2015-10-13 17:01

Six civilians have been killed in three separate attacks blamed on Ugandan rebels in the troubled east of the Democratic Republic of Congo.


SA fires 47 UN peacekeepers

2015-11-18 20:34

The South African military has dismissed 47 peacekeepers serving in the UN mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo for violating curfew.

Congo militia leader to go free

2015-11-13 22:07

The International Criminal Court has cut a 12-year prison term imposed on Congolese militia leader Germain Katanga for a brutal attack on a village.

Kabila holds talks with Mugabe as tensions flare in DRC

2015-11-13 18:02

Leader of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Joseph Kabila, have reportedly arrived in Zimbabwe where he held a closed door meeting with his counterpart, President Robert Mugabe, in the capital Harare.

Poachers, rangers in wildlife 'guerrilla warfare'

2015-11-09 07:22

Some conservation efforts resemble a kind of guerrilla warfare in which rangers and soldiers stalk - and are stalked by - poachers who are slaughtering Africa's elephants and other wildlife.

14 aid workers kidnapped in eastern DRC - employer

2015-11-02 07:25

At least fourteen aid workers have been kidnapped in the troubled east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, their employer says.

Kabila names provincial commissioners as elections lag

2015-10-30 07:46

DRC President Joseph Kabila has appointed special commissioners to provisionally govern 19 new provinces, a move critics say is part of a strategy he has to cling to power.

SA plans first mine investment in Congo since dispute

2015-10-26 19:29

The SA Industrial Development Corporation said it plans to buy a stake in Alphamin Resources, its first investment in the DRC's mining industry since a 2010 dispute.

Two groups sign peace deal in DRC

2015-10-21 18:01

Leaders of two ethnic groups in the Democratic Republic of Congo have signed an agreement intended to end a conflict in which hundreds have been killed.

Dam! Huge SA, DRC power venture could be Africa’s saviour

2015-10-17 12:18

South Africa and the Democratic Republic of Congo have vowed to step up work on a massive new hydroelectric dam on the Congo River that could provide power to the entire continent.

4 killed trying to stop elephant poachers in DRC

2015-10-13 14:08

Three wildlife wardens and a member of the armed forces have been killed as they attempted to tackle elephant poachers in the DRC’s Garamba national reserve, a group says.

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.