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Wed, 20 Jun 2018 Ebola outbreak in Congo "largely contained", says WHO
GENEVA, June 20 (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola outbreak has been "largely contained" and no new cases of the disease have been confirmed since the last known sufferer died on June 9, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday.

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 UPDATE 2-Congo miner Gecamines plans to renegotiate with foreign partners
* Companies have threatened legal action to retain exemptions (Adds Randgold CEO comments)

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 Congo miner Gecamines seeks talks with foreign partners on JV terms
LUBUMBASHI, Democratic Republic of Congo, June 14 (Reuters) - D emocratic Republic of Congo state miner Gecamines has called on its foreign partners to come discuss the terms of their joint ventures, its chairman said on Thursday.

Tue, 12 Jun 2018 "We are still at war" with Ebola - WHO chief
KINSHASA, June 12 (Reuters) - The head of the World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday cautioned against declaring victory too early in Congo's Ebola epidemic, despite encouraging signs that it may be brought under control.

Tue, 12 Jun 2018 UPDATE 3-Congo's Bemba ordered released after war crimes acquittal
* Bemba still faces sentencing in witness tampering charge (Updates with court ordering release)

Tue, 12 Jun 2018 Congo President Kabila won't seek third term: DRC PM
MONTREAL, June 12 (Reuters) - Congo's current President Joseph Kabila won't seek a third mandate in the African country's upcoming December elections because of constitutional term limits that prevent him from running again, Prime Minister Bruno Tshibala said on Tuesday.

Tue, 12 Jun 2018 War crimes judges order release of Congolese ex-vice president Bemba
THE HAGUE, June 12 (Reuters) - Judges at the International Criminal Court on Tuesday ordered the release of Congolese ex-vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba following his acquittal last week on war crimes charges.

Tue, 12 Jun 2018 Congo's Bemba seeks release after war crimes acquittal
THE HAGUE, June 12 (Reuters) - Jean-Pierre Bemba, the Congolese ex-vice president whose war crimes conviction was quashed on appeal last week, will seek his immediate release on Tuesday from the International Criminal Court.

Sat, 09 Jun 2018 UPDATE 2-Congo mining code regulations signed into law - aides
* Code sets Congo on collision course with mining firms (Adds legal advisor making clear no changes made)

Sat, 09 Jun 2018 Congo mining code signed into law - prime minister's aide
KINSHASA, June 9 (Reuters) - Congo's new mining code has been signed into law, an adviser to the prime minister told Reuters on Saturday, despite objections from international mining firms that had been threatening legal action over it.