Democratic Republic of the Congo

December 3, 2022

DR Congo begins three days of national mourning

Three days of national mourning began in the DR Congo on Saturday after the alleged massacre of civilians in the country's east, with the government now giving a death toll of "more than 100".
December 2, 2022

DR Congo condemns Kagame's remarks on elections

"I think that President Kagame has no standing to make any comment on what concerns the elections,"
November 28, 2022

East Africa: DR Congo Crisis – Nairobi Peace Talks Get Underway

The third round of peace talks between the DR Congo government and multiple armed groups are finally taking place today in Nairobi after being postponed two times.
November 24, 2022

African leaders agree on ceasefire in restive East DR Congo from Friday

The parties also agreed to demand "the immediate withdrawal of the M23 rebels from the occupied areas," said Minister Tete Antonio at the end of the meeting.
November 23, 2022

Ceasefire in restive east DR Congo as soon as Friday

The parties also agreed to demand "the immediate withdrawal of the M23 rebels from the occupied areas," said Minister Tete Antonio at the end of the meeting.
November 23, 2022

DR Congo-Rwanda peace talks resume in Luanda

Angolan president, Joao Lourenco, hosts talks in Luanda to discuss the rising tensions in eastern DRC with their neighbours, Rwanda.
November 22, 2022

DR Congo: Goma residents following the FIFA world cup amid rebel threat

"Of course, there is a war, but we still have to stay awake and continue our activities without it getting in the way because we are not actors in this war. We don't know the roots of this wa-r, we don't know when it will end,... In any case, we must always stay together and continue to enjoy life."
November 18, 2022

DR Congo town set to 'disappear' as mines expand

The city of Kolwezi, home to more than half a million people, sits atop some of the world's richest mineral reserves - a treasure trove of copper, cobalt and gold that powers DR Congo's economy
November 12, 2022

First batch of Kenyan troops land in DR Congo's war-torn east

Two planes carrying about 100 Kenyan troops touched down in Goma airport on Saturday (Nov. 12) where they were greeted by local dignitaries. Kenya's parliament recently approved the deployment of just over 900 troops to the DRC as part of a joint military force from the East African Community (EAC).
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