Democratic Republic of the Congo

June 21, 2022

East Africa: Regional Leaders Insist Hate Speech, Threats of Genocide in DR Congo Must Cease

All offensive language, hate speech, threats of genocide and other politically inciting language proliferated in the DR Congo must cease and must be discouraged by all parties, regional leaders emphasized on Monday, June 20.
June 20, 2022

East African leaders back deployment of regional force to Congo

The announcement was made by the Kenyan presidency at the end of a meeting on Monday in Nairobi of the seven members of the East African Community (EAC) devoted to the security situation in eastern DR Congo
June 17, 2022

DR Congo set to scrap deals with Rwanda amid tension

The Democratic Republic of Congo's President headed a Supreme Defense Council late Wednesday. The government said it considered suspending all bilateral agreements with Rwanda accusing it of backing the M23 rebels.
June 16, 2022

Kenya calls for regional force to deploy against DR Congo rebels

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday called for the deployment of a regional force to the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo to restore peace
June 15, 2022

Anti-Rwanda tensions boil over into looting in eastern DR Congo

The demonstrators in Goma accuse Rwanda of supporting the M23 rebels
June 14, 2022

Rebels take key border town as DR Congo laments Rwanda 'invasion'

Bunagana, an important cross-border trading center between the DRC and Uganda, and very close to Rwanda fell to M23 rebels on Monday morning
June 13, 2022

Pope apologetic over DR Congo, South Sudan trip

Speaking to the faithful in St Peter's Square, the pontiff said he felt "great sorrow" after canceling his trip initially planned for July 2-7 on doctors' advice
June 10, 2022

King Philippe of Belgium arrived in Lubumbashi in DR Congo

King Philippe of Belgium arrived in Lubumbashi in DR Congo, a major city in the southeastern mining region of the country.
June 9, 2022

DR Congo: Belgium's King Philippe reaffirms regrets over colonial past

"On the occasion of my first trip to the Congo, right here, in front of the Congolese people and those who today are still suffering, I wish to reaffirm my deepest regrets for these past wounds".- King Philippe, King of Belgium
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