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Stories with place: Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Congo's president signs legislation for elections 
    Updated: Aug-26-15 4:18 pm

    KINSHASA, Congo - Congo's president has signed legislation to keep elections on a timeline proposed by an independent commission, a government spokesman said Wednesday, as the new U.S. envoy for the region urged respect for the constitution and electoral calendar.

  • Convicted Congolese warlord appeals for early release 
    Updated: Aug-21-15 6:28 am

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands - A Congolese warlord convicted of using child soldiers appealed Friday to the International Criminal Court for early release from his 14-year sentence, saying he wants to go to university to research the causes of ethnic conflicts.

  • Genocide charges filed over violence in southeastern Congo 
    Updated: Aug-15-15 1:20 pm

    KINSHASA, Congo - A court in southeastern Congo has charged 34 people with genocide in connection with ethnic violence that has killed hundreds over the past two years, the country's government spokesman said Saturday.

  • Earthquake hits eastern Congo, killing 2 children 
    Updated: Aug-07-15 3:46 am

    KINSHASA, Congo - A government spokesman says that a 5.6 magnitude earthquake shook eastern Congo early Friday, causing the death of at least two children.