A man believed to be a leader in the Democratic Republic of Congo's Kamwina Nsapu militia has been detained over a beheading in the troubled Kasai region, a judicial source told AFP on Thursday.
Presidential election in the Democratic Republic of Congo is expected to take place on December 23, 2018 after several delays sparking violent clashes in parts of the country.
Officials of the United Nations have confirmed that four people died from Monday’s clashes between protesters and security forces in the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Protesters in the Democratic Republic of Congo who are demonstrating demanding for the departure of the President, Joseph Kabila on Monday clashed with security forces.
The United Nations on Tuesday said thousands of people have fled violence in Democratic Republic of Congo in the past month and are now seeking refuge in Zambia.
A rebel spokesman in eastern Congo said on Friday that his movement intended to march across the country to the capital Kinshasa to depose President Joseph Kabila, who refused to quit power at the end of his mandate last year.
The President of the Democratic Republic of Congo Joseph Kabila has assured the United Nations that killers of two UN investigators in the central African country will be punished.
Democratic Republic of Congo's electoral commission says it has started voter registration in the turbulent Kasai provinces where thousands have been killed in fighting in the past year.
Police fired tear gas to disperse supporters of Democratic Republic of Congo’s opposition chief on Sunday as they gathered in the capital amid high tensions over election delays keeping President Joseph Kabila in power, a Reuters witness…
The UN said on Tuesday that soldiers "forced entry" into its base in the volatile Kasai region of DR Congo aiming to arrest a journalist critical of President Joseph Kabila.