PICS: DRC 'not ready' for December polls, says opposition

2018-10-31 06:15

DRC is "not ready" to hold long-delayed elections in December, the main opposition party has said, a day after the army handed over 150 trucks and a dozen aircraft for use by the electoral commission.

Barred DRC opposition leader to try entry via Zambia

2018-08-03 13:14

Exiled opposition leader Moise Katumbi will not attempt to land in DRC after being barred from entering the country, but will instead try to enter via Zambia, his party has said.

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.


Scores of pro-democracy activists held in DRC

2018-09-04 06:24

Police have arrested and violently dispersed scores of pro-democracy activists protesting against controversial voting machines that the government wants to use in key elections later this year.

SADC sending special envoy to DRC as Zuma assumes chairmanship

2017-08-21 08:14

The Southern African Development Community will be sending a former head of state to the Democratic Republic of Congo as a special envoy amidst increasing tensions in that country due to overdue elections.

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