Gulf Times - DR-Congo
Republic of Congo opposition candidate Kolelas dies of Covid-19

Republic of Congo opposition candidate Kolelas dies of Covid-19

Congolese opposition candidate Guy-Brice Parfait Kolelas died of Covid-19 as he was being transferred to France for treatment, his campaign director said Monday, the day after presidential elections in which he was the main challenger.

15 massacred in east DR Congo, ADF militia suspected

15 massacred in east DR Congo, ADF militia suspected

At least 15 civilians were massacred overnight in eastern DR Congo, a monitoring group in the region said Monday, saying the notorious ADF militia were suspected.

DR Congo militia fighting kills 11 despite peace deal

DR Congo militia fighting kills 11 despite peace deal

Fighting between DR Congo's regular army and a militia force has claimed 11 lives and breached a peace deal in the conflict-plagued northeast of the country, according to UN sources.

19 killed in massacre in eastern DR Congo's Ituri

19 killed in massacre in eastern DR Congo's Ituri

Nineteen civilians were killed and two were wounded in attacks on three villages by a militia in the troubled eastern DR Congo province of Ituri, a local chief said Monday.

Twenty civilians killed in northeast DR Congo

Twenty civilians killed in northeast DR Congo

Women and children were among at least 20 civilians murdered in northeastern DR Congo's Ituri province overnight Saturday-Sunday, local officials told AFP.

DR Congo police arrest leader of separatist cult after deadly clashes

DR Congo police arrest leader of separatist cult after deadly clashes

Police in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday arrested Ne Muanda Nsemi, the self-styled prophet and leader of a separatist religious sect, following heavy gunfire in the capital Kinshasa.

Fighting in east DR Congo kills 14 soldiers, 62 rebels

Fighting in east DR Congo kills 14 soldiers, 62 rebels

Fourteen soldiers and 62 rebels in the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) militia have been killed in the past two weeks around the town of Beni in northeast Democratic Republic of Congo

DR Congo army says 16 militiamen killed in troubled east

DR Congo army says 16 militiamen killed in troubled east

DR Congo's army said Monday it had killed 16 militiamen in a crackdown on armed groups in the troubled east of the vast country.

DR Congo Ebola death toll 2,231 to date

DR Congo Ebola death toll 2,231 to date

A total of 2,231 people have died out of 3,373 declared cases of Ebola in the current epidemic in the DR Congo, according to the agency overseeing the response

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.