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President Joseph Kabila has appointed a new army chief who is under international sanctions for the violent repression of dissent, raising fears of an imminent crackdown.
Several universities in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Saturday signed a petition against President Joseph Kabila running for a third term in office later this year.
Ninety-two Congolese fishermen arrested by the Ugandan navy on Lake Edward, which is shared by Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo, have been imprisoned, a Congolese official said on Thursday as tensions escalate between the two neighbours.
UN Secretary General, António Guterres, concluded the second annual UN-African Union conference in Addis Ababa, as part of ongoing efforts to strengthen the relationship between the two organizations.
"The 12 bodies of our compatriots are still floating on Edward Lake" after violent exchanges between the Ugandan navy and DRC armed forces, said Muhindo Kyakwa, a senior official of the DRC province of North Kivu.
Sixteen Congolese fishermen are missing on Lake Edward, which is shared by Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, after deadly clashes between the Ugandan navy and DRC armed forces, a Congolese official said on Monday.
Researchers from half a dozen states in West Africa have joined together in a battle against what one expert calls a root crop "Ebola" - a viral disease that could wreck the region's staple food and condemn millions to hunger.
Enyimba have relocated to Omagwa, a suburb of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, for concentration camping ahead of the visit of Williamsville AC of Cote d’Ivoire in a third match of the CAF Confederation Cup Group C.
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.
The UN Human Rights Council voiced alarm on Friday at serious violations in the Democratic Republic of Congo's restive Kasai region, and agreed to send experts to assess whether Kinshasa is making recommended changes.
Democratic Republic of Congo and Ugandan armed forces exchanged gunfire on a lake straddling their shared border, wounding at least two Congolese soldiers, a Congolese official said on Friday.
In-form Romelu Lukaku will be key to Belgium's plans to unlock Brazil's formidable defence in Friday's World Cup quarter-final.
Forty-nine out of the 55 members of the African Union have signed the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement, said AU chairperson Paul Kagame.
African Union (AU) leaders are set to meet in Mauritania for a two-day summit focusing on free trade, tackling corruption and dealing with the continent's humanitarian and security crises.
Brussels inaugurated a square named after assassinated Congolese independence hero Patrice Lumumba on Saturday in what campaigners called Belgium’s first major step towards tackling its dark colonial legacy.
An outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo is just weeks away from being defeated, after claiming 29 lives, the country's health minister said Thursday.
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) on Wednesday donated relief materials to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Ekpiri Effiom/Obutong, Bakassi Local Government Area of Cross River.
A police officer serving with the Police Command in Nasarawa State has been shot dead by suspected armed robbers along Akwanga-Wamba road in the state.
It was pomp on Wednesday as Ekiti State Governor-elect, Dr Kayode Fayemi, received the certificate of return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) while a huge crowd of supporters rallied round him.
A 52- year-old trader, Emeka Nwobochi, who allegedly defiled a 14-year-old boy was on Wednesday remanded at the Kirikiri Prisons, Lagos, by an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.
Christiana Abiakam, the new Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Bayelsa, on Wednesday pledged to intensify the fight against oil theft and pipeline vandalism in the area.
More than 200 residents of Ayetoro Community in Ilaje Local Government of Ondo State were at the weekend displaced by the surge from Atlantic Ocean.
FC Ifeanyi Ubah’s Wasiu Jimoh has stated that he was gutted by the report of the Nigeria Professional Football League postponement.
Russia coach Stanislav Cherchesov said his side was disappointed after exiting the World Cup at the quarterfinals despite having made the country's best run at the tournament.
Despite the early deployment of voting materials to Registration Area Centres on Friday, the electoral commission, INEC, failed to replicate success on voting day in the Ekiti State capital, Ado-Ekiti.
The Niger Delta Development Commission on Tuesday expressed dismay over the picketing of its office complex by the Rivers State Internal Revenue Service.