- Rebels kill at least 7 civilians in attacks in eastern Congo Updated: Oct-12-15 7:07 pm
KINSHASA, Congo - A representative of civil society groups in eastern Congo says rebels have killed at least seven civilians in two attacks.
- Poachers kill 4 in anti-poaching patrol in Congo park Updated: Oct-09-15 12:04 pm
JOHANNESBURG - Poachers killed three rangers and one Congolese military colonel who were part of a 10-man patrol that tracked the satellite collar of a killed elephant to a poachers' camp in a national park in Congo, the park's managers said Friday
- UN envoy: Congo political tensions high ahead of 2016 vote Updated: Oct-08-15 12:03 am
UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. envoy for Congo says political tensions are running high ahead of 2016 legislative and presidential elections and human rights violations related to the electoral process are increasing.
- German court convicts 2 Rwandans over Congo crimes Updated: Sep-28-15 10:48 am
BERLIN - A German court on Monday convicted two Rwandan men on terrorism charges for playing leading roles in a mostly ethnic-Hutu militia, and found one of them guilty of being an accessory to war crimes committed in eastern Congo.
- South Africa pulls 50 troops from Congo after violations Updated: Sep-24-15 9:30 am
JOHANNESBURG - The South African military is withdrawing about 50 peacekeepers from a United Nations mission in Congo because they violated disciplinary codes, a military spokesman said Thursday.