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New York: The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) has reiterated its call for a ban on forced returns to eastern provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), including asylum seekers who have had their claims rejected. more
DR Congo: Guterres ‘deeply concerned’ by resurgence of fighting between Government troops and M23

New York: The UN Secretary-General has expressed deep concern over the uptick in fighting between Government troops in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and M23 rebels in the eas ...

DR Congo: Stampede at concert leaves 8 people dead

Kinshasa: Eight people died in a stampede at a concert in the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kinshasa, the head of the city police said on Sunday.

DR Congo President denounces ‘aggression’ by Rwanda, calls on UN to support African-led mediation

New York: The major challenges facing humanity “complex and interlocking,” Félix-Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo, the President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR ...

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.