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Violence in DRC after president's party crushing senate defeat

Violence in DRC after president's party crushing senate defeat

A police officer was killed in DR Congo on Saturday as violence broke out after the crushing defeat of new President Felix Tshisekedi's party in the previous day's senate election.

Attack on DR Congo Ebola centre leaves one dead

Attack on DR Congo Ebola centre leaves one dead

Armed men attacked an Ebola treatment centre in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo again on Saturday, killing a policeman and wounding a health worker, the authorities said.

DR Congo rebels surrender in welcome for new President Tshisekedi

DR Congo rebels surrender in welcome for new President Tshisekedi

Six hundred Congolese rebels whose conflict killed several thousand people in the restive Kasai region, have ended their war and surrendered their weapons in a sign of support for new President Felix Tshisekedi ...

DR Congo court to rule on disputed poll, snubbing African Union

DR Congo court to rule on disputed poll, snubbing African Union

DR Congo's top court said it will give its verdict Saturday on final presidential election results which have been challenged at home and abroad, spurning an appeal from the African Union to suspend the announcement.

DR Congo's shock vote result goes to Constitutional Court

DR Congo's shock vote result goes to Constitutional Court

The outcome of DR Congo's tempestuous presidential election appeared to be headed for the courts Friday after the poll's runner-up said he would demand a recount.

UN divided over how to react to Congo's election problems

UN divided over how to react to Congo's election problems

The United Nations Security Council is divided over how to react to Democratic Republic of Congo's tumultuous presidential election, according to an internal report seen by Reuters.

Tens of thousands support Kabila favourite in DR Congo rally

Tens of thousands support Kabila favourite in DR Congo rally

More than 50,000 supporters of DR Congo's President Joseph Kabila turned out on Saturday to hear a speech by his favoured candidate in a long-delayed presidential election in December, AFP reporters said.

Thousands rally in DR Congo against use of voting machines

Thousands rally in DR Congo against use of voting machines

Thousands of opposition supporters rallied Friday across DR Congo seeking the withdrawal of electronic voting machines in a long-delayed election due at the end of December, saying they would be misused to rig the results.

14 civilians die in DR Congo machete attack: official

14 civilians die in DR Congo machete attack: official

Machete-wielding attackers killed at least 14 civilians in the Democratic Republic of Congo's restive North Kivu province, a local official said Sunday, in a wave of violence plaguing the mineral-rich region.

DR Congo hails Nobel win but says Mukwege 'politicises' his work

DR Congo hails Nobel win but says Mukwege 'politicises' his work

DR Congo on Friday congratulated crusading Nobel Peace Prize winner Denis Mukwege for his "very important work" in helping women recover from rape and sexual abuse but accused him of mixing humanitarian work and politics.

'Perfect storm' of risks threatens DRC Ebola response: WHO

'Perfect storm' of risks threatens DRC Ebola response: WHO

Efforts to contain the latest Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo are being threatened by a ‘perfect storm’ of challenges, including rebel violence and pre-election turbulence ...

Aid groups halt Ebola work as Congo raid toll hits 21

Aid groups halt Ebola work as Congo raid toll hits 21

The death toll from a weekend attack in DR Congo's restive east rose to 21 on Monday, with the violence prompting aid groups to suspend their Ebola work in the area.