Tag Archives: DRC

28 December 17

South Sudan refugees flee to DRC amid latest violence

South Sudanese citizens are fleeing to the Democratic Republic of Congo amid the latest clashes between government troops and rebel forces.

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27 December 17

DRC on the lookout for rebels among South Sudan refugees

The Democratic Republic of Congo is arresting anyone suspected of being a South Sudanese rebel fighters as refugees from the neighbouring country pour in.

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24 December 17

DRC: CPJ calls for release of journalist held over defamation claim

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is calling for the immediate release of a broadcast journalist in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), who is being held over accusations of defamation.

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23 December 17

Ugandan army attacks rebel group in eastern DR Congo

Uganda’s army says it attacked a rebel group in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday, where militants killed 14 UN peacekeepers earlier this month.

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15 December 17

Bodies of Tanzanian peacekeepers to return home this week

The bodies of 14 Tanzanian peacekeeper troops killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will be repatriated this week.

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13 December 17

Oxfam: Funding shortage threatens millions in DRC

Oxfam has warned that millions facing hunger and acute malnutrition in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) risk having life-saving aid cut amid a funding shortage.

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12 December 17

Kenya president condemns killing of peacekeepers in DRC

Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta has condemned the killing of 15 Tanzanian soldiers in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), who were operating as part of a United Nations peacekeeping mission.

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10 December 17

DRC: 15 UN peacekeepers killed in terrorist attack

Fifteen UN peacekeepers have been killed in a terrorist attack in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

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25 November 17

UN condemns rise in DRC rights abuses

The United Nations has condemned the rise of human rights violations in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

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22 November 17

Pope prays for peace in DRC, South Sudan

Pope Francis led a special prayer service at St Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican on Thursday evening, praying for peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and South Sudan.

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