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Indian man kidnapped in Congo released: Sushma Swaraj

An Indian man who was abducted in Congo has been released.

Indian army expedites buying military hardware for UN missions

A report by the UN pointed out poor maintenance and serviceability of equipment and platforms used by the Indian troops and held back a reimbursement amount of Rs 338 crore, official sources said.

 

Heavy fighting in northeastern Congo, several wounded: Residents

Exchanges of heavy weapons fire erupted in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday between the army and militia fighters, and several students sitting exams were wounded in an explosion at a school, residents said.

Over 3,300 dead in 8 months of DR Congo unrest

The UN's MONUSCO peacekeeping mission had previously spoken of "more than 400 dead" while about 1.3 million people are estimated to have fled their homes in the Kasai provinces.
 

Deadly Ebola cases on the rise in Congo, number goes upto 29

Deadly Ebola cases on the rise in Congo, number goes upto 29

WHO spokesman Christian Lindmeier today said the number includes two laboratory-confirmed deaths.

UN agency announces 2 more suspected Ebola cases in Congo

UN agency announces 2 more suspected Ebola cases in Congo

The UN agency said yesterday there are now 11 suspected cases, including three reported deaths, in Likati in Congo's northern Bas-Uele Province. WHO said one death has tested positive for an Ebola strain seen in the country before.

Congo opposition leader sentenced to five years in prison

 A court in Democratic Republic of Congo sentenced a political opposition leader to five years in prison on Wednesday, a human rights advocate said, a judgment that risks imperiling multi-party talks meant to organise a presidential election next year.

Who's behind the massacres in Congo's Beni region?

Who's behind the massacres in Congo's Beni region?

The official explanation for a two-year wave of massacres in a restive corner of DR Congo centres on a shadowy rebel group accused of having ties to the global jihadist underground.

At least 34 civilians killed in Congo violence amid political instability

At least 34 civilians killed in Congo violence amid political instability

At least 34 civilians have been killed by Militias in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo over the weekend.

Almost 300 arrested as anti-president protests subside in Congo

Police said they had arrested 275 people across Democratic Republic of Congo as two days of protests against President Joseph Kabila appeared to subside on Wednesday.

Blast kills child, injures 32 Indian peacekeepers in east Congo: UN

Blast kills child, injures 32 Indian peacekeepers in east Congo: UN

An explosion killed a child and injured 32 Indian peacekeepers in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo city of Goma on Tuesday morning, the U.N. mission in Congo said.

Three dead at burnt headquarters of Congo opposition party: Witness

At least 17 people died on Monday in clashes between security forces and protesters angered by what they say is a bid by President Joseph Kabila to extend his rule over Africa`s top copper producer.

Anti-government march turns violent in Congo capital, 17 dead

Anti-government march turns violent in Congo capital, 17 dead

At least 17 people, including three policemen, were killed when Congolese police and anti-government protesters clashed in the capital Kinshasa on Monday during a march against President Joseph Kabila and what the protesters see as his bid to extend his mandate.

DR Congo summit to avoid poll chaos opens despite no-shows

A long-awaited "national dialogue" to avert political chaos opened in Democratic Republic of Congo Thursday despite the absence of many opposition figures who described the event as a government "trap".

Massacre suspects torched by mob in eastern Congo

Around 100 troops were dispatched to Butembo "to re-establish order", General Marcel Mbangu, who headed the contingent.

36 killed in terrorist massacre in troubled east DR Congo

36 killed in terrorist massacre in troubled east DR Congo

At least 36 people have been killed in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the government said Sunday, calling it a massacre in revenge for military operations in the area.

Indians face attack in Kinshasa following Congolese woman's murder in Hyderabad

Indian traders in Kinshasa stayed indoors and shuttered their shops on Friday after the murder of a Congolese woman in India prompted violent reprisals in the city.

SHOCKING! Hyderabad man kills Congolese wife while 5-year-old daughter sat in car

SHOCKING! Hyderabad man kills Congolese wife while 5-year-old daughter sat in car

In a horrific incident, a man in Hyderabad allegedly killed his wife, Cynthia, cut her body into pieces, stuffed them in a suitcase and tried to set the suitcase ablaze at an isolated place near Madanpally village at Shamshabad on Monday night.

ICC to sentence for DR Congo`s Bemba for war crimes

Bemba, 53, was found guilty in March of five charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity committed by his private army called the Congolese Liberation Movement (MLC).

African students urge Indian society to join hands to end racism

Describing the recent attacks on Africans in the national capital as "racial", African students here on Friday urged Indians to come forward and join hands with them to put an end to the discriminatory practices.