SAO PAULO Brazil's biggest diversified steelmaker Cia Siderurgica Nacional (CSN) said on Monday it signed a deal giving it a consolidated 87.52 percent stake in a new joint venture, Congonhas Minerios SA, with a group of Asian partners.
KINSHASA Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila made a long-anticipated public call on Saturday for a national dialogue to prepare for elections next year, an idea regarded with suspicion by his opponents.
KINSHASA Congolese police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of people who had gathered in the eastern city of Goma on Saturday to pay tribute to victims of recurrent attacks nearby, organizers said.
UNITED NATIONS The United Nations said on Thursday it is in talks with the Democratic Republic of Congo about the country's future involvement in a peacekeeping mission in Central African Republic because it had not adequately vetted its troops.
KINSHASA Government soldiers raped 14 women over a three-day period in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the human rights office of the U.N. mission in Congo said in a report on Wednesday.
KINSHASA Police in the capital of Democratic Republic of Congo fired teargas on Wednesday to disperse stone-throwing students whose protest against a feared increase in school fees is the latest sign of unrest ahead of a tense election season.
AMSTERDAM Judges at the International Criminal Court on Friday granted early release to convicted war criminal Germain Katanga, making the Congolese warlord, sentenced to 12 years prison in 2014, the first ICC convict to be freed.
DAKAR On the day of a vote to allow Congo Republic President Denis Sassou Nguesso to extend his 31 years in power, opposition leader Guy Brice Parfait Kolelas was under house arrest and eating canned food smuggled in by the French ambassador.
LUBUMBASHI, Democratic Republic of Congo Democratic Republic of Congo's President Joseph Kabila should be granted immunity from prosecution after he leaves office, said Moise Katumbi, the popular former governor widely considered the frontrunner to replace him.
LUBUMBASHI, Democratic Republic of Congo Police in Democratic Republic of Congo's mining hub fired tear gas on Tuesday at opposition supporters brandishing sticks and shovels who were protesting against arrests targeting youth leaders.
PARIS World leaders launched an ambitious attempt on Monday to hold back rising temperatures, with the United States and China leading calls for the climate summit in Paris to mark a decisive turn in the fight against global warming. | Video