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New York: The major challenges facing humanity “complex and interlocking,” Félix-Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo, the President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), said on Tuesday evening, while he also noted that the DRC had faced decades of 'agression' at the hands of a neighbouring country. more
New sculpture at UN honours rights experts killed in DR Congo

New York: A powerful new sculpture unveiled at UN Headquarters on Wednesday honours the memory and mission of two human rights experts who were murdered in the Democratic Republic of the ...

Guterres strongly condemns attack on peacekeepers in DR Congo which left 3 dead, amid protests

New York: The UN Secretary-General António Guterres has strongly condemned an attack on peacekeepers serving in the Stablization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MO ...

Security Council urged to support efforts to end M23 insurgency in DR Congo

New York: The recent resurgence of the M23 armed group in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) constitutes a serious threat to peace, security and stability in the region, a ...

DR Congo: UN chief calls for probe into deadly armed attacks on mining site

New York: UN Secretary-General António Guterres has urged authorities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to investigate deadly armed group attacks in Djugu Territory, It ...

Nepal peacekeeper killed; UN strongly condemns attack in DR Congo

New York: The UN chief on Tuesday together with the Security Council, strongly condemned an attack by suspected militia members, on peacekeepers serving in the Democratic Republic of the ...

Thousands escape to Uganda following violent clashes in DR Congo

New York: Recent violent clashes in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have forced thousands to escape to neighbouring Uganda, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, reported on Friday.

DR Congo: At least 50 dead following militia attack on camp

New York: At least 50 people, including women and children, were killed in an attack on Tuesday night at a site for internally displaced people in Savo, Ituri Province, in the Democratic ...

Following DR Congo murder trial, UN calls for death penalty moratorium to remain

New York: Following a verdict in the case of the brutal murder of two its experts in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) nearly five years ago, the UN on Tuesday urged authorities ...

Series of appalling deadly attacks on displaced people in DR Congo

New York: The UN refugee Agency, UNHCR, is “appalled by a series of deadly attacks” on displaced people in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the agency’s s ...