Erick Bukulu By Byobe Malenga Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo town of Bukavu have launched a man-hunt for 20 hardcore prisoners who escaped from a detention centre on Monday.
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Mussa Mwangoka By Byobe Malenga A FUSO brand vehicle from the Sebele market to the city of Baraka earlier this week overturned in the village of Kakomba, 8 kilometers south of Baraka in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Fizi Territory, carrying passengers and cargo.
AP photo By Byobe Malenga The provincial government of the Kasai Orientale Province (south-central DRCongo) has decreed a curfew across the whole province. The decision was taken after an incursion made by troops loyal to the late Kamwina Nsapu in the Kabeya Kamwanga territory. The population has been advised to stay at home between […]
Phil Moore/AFP By Byobe Malenga At least 60 civilians have been killed in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo following an attack by suspected rebels.
Paul Bettings By Byobe Malenga A shortage of employment in various African countries is driving many people to focus on jobs such as retail and domestic work in people’s homes. In Goma, in the politically sensitive region of North Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, this trend is affecting fathers, mothers and even girls […]
Carlo Allegri/Reuters By Byobe Malenga Sanctions and international pressure have increased on President Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Accused by the opposition of not wanting to retire after the end of his last term in December 2016, the United States and MEPs have decided to also extend warnings against the Congolese […]
By Byobe Malenga Despite some absences, most of the Congolese opposition decided to unite in a new structure called “Rally” on the night of Thursday to Friday near Brussels. It requires the departure at the end of the year of President Joseph Kabila.
By Byobe Malenga DRC citizens are continuing to pay tribute to the African-American international boxing legend Muhammad Ali, who passed away on Saturday aged 74.
By Byobe Malenga Known by the name of Jules Shungu Wembadio Pene Kikumba, but more famously as Papa Wemba, the Congolese singer, songwriter and actor was born on June 14, 1949 in Lubefu, a Kasai-Oriental region of the Democratic Republic of Congo. On April 24, 2016 the world was saddened by the news of his […]
By Byobe Malenga Secretive mining deals risk illicitly financing this year’s disputed presidential election campaign in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
By Byobe Malenga Following the conviction of six LUCHA activists to two years in prison for “disobedience to authority” by the tribunal of the Grand Jury of Goma, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the defense team are now seeking an annulment of the verdict.
By Byobe Malenga The Secretary General of the UN Ban Ki-moon arrived yesterday Tuesday, February 23 in the Democratic Republic of Congo from Goma in North Kivu, his visit to the IDP camp Kitchanga hosting thousands of displaced people.
By Byobe Malenga The military presented to the press in the Congolese city of Uvira twelve civilians suspected illegal possession of weapons. Weapons were found in their homes in Uvira and Fizi in the province of South Kivu.
By Byobe Malenga The civil society in Beni welcomed the resumption of cooperation between the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo, FARDC and UN peacekeeping mission, MONUSCO.
By Byobe Malenga Burundi and DRC ask UN Security Council to rein in Rwanda, accused of recruiting Burundian refugees to destabilze Bujumbura
By Byobe Malenga Major electronics brands, including Apple, Samsung, Sony, Microsoft and Vodafone are failing to do basic checks to ensure that cobalt mined by child labourers has not been used in their products, said Amnesty International and Afrewatch in a major new report published last week.
By Byobe Malenga The International Bank for Africa in Congo (BIAC) in conjunction with MasterCard last week launched the first prepaid credit card from Heyano, aimed at BIAC’s existing customers and those who currently do not have a bank account or access to financial services.