Geopolitics
New York: The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) on Wednesday expressed outrage over an attack on a convoy in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in which one of its vehicles was hit, wounding three staff members more
DR Congo: Limitations to ‘strictly military approach’ to stem violence, mission chief warns

New York: The Special Representative of the Secretary-General in the Democratic Republic of the Congo told the Security Council on Monday that “a lasting solution” to the viol ...

Thousands flee DR Congo fighting for Uganda: UNHCR

New York: Fighting in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has forced at least 11,000 people to flee to neighbouring Uganda since Sunday night, representing the largest refu ...

Violence, aid access, continues to obstruct humanitarian effort in DR Congo

New York: Violence and access constraints in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continue to hamper humanitarian operations in a context where one in three people need ...

DR Congo: ‘Widespread and systematic’ violence linked to clashes over gold

New York: Rival armed groups in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are carrying out horrific sexual attacks against women and girls, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) warned on Friday ...

UN denounces attack on peacekeepers in DR Congo

New York: The United Nations Security Council strongly condemned Monday’s attack on the UN peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), in which one Malawian ...

UN to review deadly convoy attack in DR Congo which led to Italian Ambassador’s death

New York: The World Food Programme (WFP) has provided further information on the deadly convoy attack in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on Monday in which Italy’ ...

Guterres ‘shocked’ at massacre of civilians in eastern DR Congo

New York: The United Nations Secretary-General has expressed shock at the massacre of civilians in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and called on the authorities to bring t ...

UN condemns killing of Indonesian peacekeeper in DR Congo

New York : The United Nations has strongly condemned an attack believed to be carried out by rebel militia on peacekeepers serving with the UN Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Repu ...

Assistance ramped up to DR Congo’s South Kivu as floods kill dozens

New York : Aid is being rushed to eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) where deadly flooding has swept away people and homes and affected tens of thousands more, including many ...