Congolese Flee Into S. Sudan to Escape Rebel Attacks
[East African] Scores of Congolese fleeing fresh Lords Resistance Army (LRA) attacks have arrived in South Sudan, officials said.
DR Congo - Ensure Justice for Killings in the Kasais
[HRW] Kinshasa -Democratic Republic of Congo authorities should fully and impartially investigate killings by alleged Congolese army soldiers in the central Kasai area, Human Rights Watch said today. A video posted on the internet on February 17, 2017, shows men in Congolese army uniforms fatally shooting at least 13 alleged militia members, some of whom are carrying sticks and slingshots.
Kigali Seeks Extradition Treaty With Brazzaville
[East African] Rwanda is taking steps to ratify an extradition treaty with Congo-Brazzaville where some 13 suspected genocide fugitives are residing.
Liaison Office Opened in Brazzaville to Facilitate Local Businesses
[New Times] The Private Sector Federation (PSF) has opened up an office in Congo-Brazzaville that will help local traders exporting goods to that country.
Yellow Fever Ends After Thousands of Deaths
[CAJ News] Luanda -THE World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared the end of the yellow fever that has killed over 400 people in the neighbouring Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Since the outbreak in December 2015, Angola reported a total of 4 306 suspected cases and 376 deaths. DRC reported 2 987 suspected cases and confirmed 16 deaths. The first cases in this outbreak were identified in Viana, Luanda Province, Angola. The outbreak spread to the entire country and to neighbouring country Democratic Republic o
The New Coup Which Threatens Democracy
[The Conversation Africa] Conventional wisdom tells us that good political societies are built on the principles of constitutionalism. This entails upholding the rule of law and separation of powers. This is to ensure an even distribution of power where a society is "built on principles of law, not men".