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Wed, 15 Nov 2017 Sweden says Congo not helping investigation into murder of U.N. monitor
STOCKHOLM, Nov 15 (Reuters) - Swedish prosecutors accused Democratic Republic of Congo's government on Wednesday of not cooperating with their investigation into the murder of a U.N. sanctions monitor from Sweden.

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 U.N. Security Council approves extra troops for C.African Republic
UNITED NATIONS, Nov 15 (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council unanimously approved on Wednesday the deployment of an extra 900 peacekeepers to protect civilians in Central African Republic at the request of U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 East Congo militiamen go on trial for raping children
GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo, Nov 9 (Reuters) - E ighteen people, including a provincial lawmaker, went on trial in eastern Congo on Thursday for the rapes of dozens of children, victims' rights activists said.

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 U.N. watchdog tells Congo to hold election, clean up human rights
GENEVA, Nov 9 (Reuters) - The U.N. Human Rights Committee on Thursday gave Democratic Republic of Congo a year to report on actions it has taken to hold free and fair elections and clean up its rights record.

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 Congo opposition rejects new timetable for polls to replace Kabila
KINSHASA, Nov 7 (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo's main opposition parties have rejected a new date for elections announced at the weekend to replace President Joseph Kabila, saying it violates the law and a political deal agreed with the government.

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 UPDATE 2-Congo mining output rises, central bank warns of inflation risk
* Higher mining output will ease pressure on weak gov't finances Cbank warns slackening of austerity could re-fuel inflation Political instability also weighing on the economy (Adds bank's inflation and currency depreciation forecasts)

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 Congo copper production up 9 pct through Q3 -cbank
DAKAR, Nov 6 (Reuters) - Copper production in Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa's top producer of the metal, was up by 9.3 percent this year through September over the same period last year at 831,000 tonnes, the central bank said on Monday.

Sun, 05 Nov 2017 UPDATE 2-Congo sets presidential election for December 2018
KINSHASA, Nov 5 (Reuters) - Congo's electoral commission announced on Sunday that long-awaited presidential elections to replace President Joseph Kabila would take place on December 23, 2018.

Sun, 05 Nov 2017 Congo election set for Dec 2018 -electoral commission chief
KINSHASA, Nov 5 (Reuters) - Congo's electoral commission president announced on Sunday that long-awaited presidential elections to replace President Joseph Kabila would take place in December 2018.

Sun, 05 Nov 2017 CONGO ELECTORAL COMMISSION SCHEDULES PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION FOR DECEMBER 2018 -COMMISSION CHIEF IN NEWS CONFERENCE
CONGO ELECTORAL COMMISSION SCHEDULES PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION FOR DECEMBER 2018 -COMMISSION CHIEF IN NEWS CONFERENCE