Gulf Times - DR-Congo
24 killed in DR Congo gold mine collapse

24 killed in DR Congo gold mine collapse

Twenty-four people were killed when a landslide engulfed a gold mine in DR Congo's eastern Ituri province after days of torrential rain battered the region, an official said Sunday.

UN repels attack on base in eastern DR Congo

UN repels attack on base in eastern DR Congo

UN forces have managed to thwart an attempted attack on one of their bases in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the UN's MONUSCO peace-keeping mission said on Sunday.

UN peacekeeping chief visits restive eastern DR Congo after protests

UN peacekeeping chief visits restive eastern DR Congo after protests

The United Nations peacekeeping chief arrived on Saturday in eastern DR Congo where anti-UN protests have erupted after militia attacks that have left more than 100 people dead since the start of the month.

Hundreds gather as DR Congo buries massacre victims

Hundreds gather as DR Congo buries massacre victims

The DR Congo town of Oicha on Friday buried 27 victims of the latest massacre in the sprawling country's volatile east, with hundreds paying homage to the dead.

DR Congo, UN announce 'joint operations' after Beni violence

DR Congo, UN announce 'joint operations' after Beni violence

DR Congo and UN peacekeepers will launch "joint operations" to beef up security in an eastern town where massacres by a shadowy armed group sparked angry protests

Plane crashes into homes in east DR Congo city, killing 23

Plane crashes into homes in east DR Congo city, killing 23

At least 23 people were killed Sunday when a small plane crashed into houses in a densely populated area of the city of Goma in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, a regional rescue official said.

At least 10 killed in eastern DR Congo by ADF militia

At least 10 killed in eastern DR Congo by ADF militia

At least 10 civilians were killed in two attacks by militia gunmen in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, where government forces have vowed to root out armed groups, sources said Wednesday.

Eight killed, 18 wounded in Rwanda attack

Eight killed, 18 wounded in Rwanda attack

Unidentified gunmen killed eight people and injured 18 during an overnight attack in northern Rwanda near the border with DR Congo, police said Saturday.

36 people missing after boat sinks in Congo river

36 people missing after boat sinks in Congo river

Thirty-six people are missing after a boat sank in the Congo river on the outskirts of Kinshasa, DR Congo police said on Sunday.

DR Congo Ebola death toll crosses 2,000 ahead of UN chief's visit

DR Congo Ebola death toll crosses 2,000 ahead of UN chief's visit

The Ebola outbreak showed no signs of easing in DR Congo Friday on the eve of the UN chief's visit to the country

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.