KINSHASA Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila said in a speech on Thursday that a presidential election in December would go ahead as planned, but he declined to say whether he would defy term limits to stand for re-election.
KINSHASA Congo's President Joseph Kabila has appointed a new army chief who is under international sanctions for the violent repression of dissent, raising fears of an imminent crackdown.
KINSHASA Congolese politician Jean-Pierre Bemba, weeks after his conviction for war crimes was quashed at The Hague, was nominated by his party on Friday for December's presidential vote, in what could be the stiffest challenge to President Joseph Kabila's ruling coalition.
WASHINGTON The United States has linked increased U.S. investment in the Democratic Republic of Congo to a transparent and fair general election in December, a special envoy for Congolese President Joseph Kabila said.
LONDON A U.S. demand for documents related to Glencore's assets in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) as part of a corruption probe has rattled investors and is likely to weigh on the miner's performance until there is more clarity on the case.
GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday accused Ugandan forces of shooting dead 12 Congolese fishermen last week on a lake straddling their shared border, something Uganda's army denied.
LONDON Glencore Plc said on Wednesday it would cooperate with U.S. authorities after they demanded documents about the mining firm's business in Democratic Republic of Congo, Venezuela and Nigeria as part of a corruption investigation.
UNITED NATIONS Congolese President Joseph Kabila has put off a planned visit this week by U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and refused to see U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, who diplomats said had also separately planned to visit Kinshasa.
GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo/KAMPALA A Ugandan soldier was killed in clashes on a lake straddling the border with Democratic Republic of Congo, and one Ugandan and two Congolese were wounded, officials from the two sides said on Friday.
GENEVA Mutilation, gang rape and killing documented in Congo's Kasai region could be a harbinger of genocide, the U.N. torture investigator told Reuters on Wednesday, calling for action to prevent another Rwanda or Srebrenica.
JERUSALEM About 800 members of Syria's White Helmets civil defense group and their families were evacuated via Israel to Jordan on Sunday from southwest Syria, where a Russian-backed Syrian government offensive is under way, media said.