Gulf Times - DR-Congo
Two children among five dead in Angola football stampede

Two children among five dead in Angola football stampede

Two children and three adults were killed in a stampede at a weekend football match in the Angolan capital Luanda, sparking an investigation, authorities said Monday.

Ebola fight has new science but faces old hurdles in restive Congo

Ebola fight has new science but faces old hurdles in restive Congo

When Esperance Nzavaki heard she was cured of Ebola after three weeks of cutting-edge care at a medical centre in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, she raised her arms to the sky with joy and praised the Lord.

Six killed in DR Congo rebel attack

Six killed in DR Congo rebel attack

Six civilians have been killed in an attack attributed to Ugandan Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) rebels in the restive eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, civilian and military sources said Saturday.

Ugandan troops killed 13 Congolese fishermen, says Congo official

Ugandan troops killed 13 Congolese fishermen, says Congo official

A Congolese official on Saturday accused the Ugandan navy of killing 13 Congolese fishermen and detaining more than 100 others, amidst a spat over Lake Edward which straddles the border between both countries.

11 killed, seven missing as tensions rise in DR Congo's east

11 killed, seven missing as tensions rise in DR Congo's east

Ten people were burnt to death in ethnic attacks in DR Congo's volatile east and seven fishermen were missing Saturday in Lake Edward, where tensions have spiked with the Ugandan navy.

WHO chief heads to DR Congo over latest Ebola outbreak

WHO chief heads to DR Congo over latest Ebola outbreak

The head of the World Health Organisation was due in DR Congo on Saturday to aid preparations for "all scenarios" in combating the latest Ebola outbreak.

Dozens killed in troubled eastern DR Congo province

Dozens killed in troubled eastern DR Congo province

Dozens of people were killed overnight in several villages in DR Congo's northeast province of Ituri, raising the toll of an ethnic conflict that has already caused tens of thousands to flee, officials said Tuesday.

Exiled DR Congo opposition leader launches presidency bid

Exiled DR Congo opposition leader launches presidency bid

Exiled Congolese opposition leader Moise Katumbi launched a campaign Monday to be elected president in polls scheduled for December, unveiling his new "Together for Change" party in South Africa.

DR Congo minister urges punishment after police violence

DR Congo minister urges punishment after police violence

DR Congo's minister for human rights on Tuesday called for the prosecution of police who opened fire on anti-government protestors at the weekend, in a crackdown condemned by the EU and UN.

UN urges DR Congo leader to keep promise to step down

UN urges DR Congo leader to keep promise to step down

UN chief Antonio Guterres has urged Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila to abide by an agreement to leave power, after at least eight people died in protests against his rule.

DR Congo arrests suspected mastermind of UN experts' murder

DR Congo arrests suspected mastermind of UN experts' murder

A village chief believed to have ordered the killing in March of two UN experts in the Democratic Republic of Congo was arrested Saturday, a Congolese military spokesman said.

Tanzanian leader 'shocked' by killings of peacekeepers in DRCongo

Tanzanian leader 'shocked' by killings of peacekeepers in DRCongo

Tanzania's President John Magufuli said Saturday he was shocked by an attack on a UN base in the restive Democratic Republic of Congo which killed 15 Tanzanian peacekeepers.