Alleged DR Congo Coup Plotters on the Run

Police are still searching for two men who were part of a group accused of plotting to overthrow DRC President Joseph Kabila. Nineteen others were captured and have already appeared in a South African court.


  • South Africa:  U.S. Citizen Among 19 Congolese Coup Plotters

    South African Press Association, 7 February 2013

    A US citizen was among 19 people who appeared in a South African court on Thursday to face charges of plotting a coup against the government of Congo. read more »

  • South Africa:  Arrest of DRC Plot Suspects Welcomed, 7 February 2013

    African Union Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has welcomed the South African authorities' arrest of 19 people suspected of plotting to overthrow President Joseph ... read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  South Africa Arrests Alleged DRC Rebels

    South African Press Association, 6 February 2013

    African Union chairwoman Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma welcomed the arrest of 19 alleged Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) rebels in Limpopo on Tuesday. read more »

  • South Africa:  Alleged Coup Plotters

    South African Government, 5 February 2013

    On 5 February 2013, the Special Task Force Unit of the South African Police Service arrested 19 members of an alleged Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) rebel movement in a remote ... read more »

Residents of Rutshuru Territory flee their homes to seek safety in Goma.

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  DRC Rebels Arrested in Limpopo

    South African Press Association, 5 February 2013

    A group of alleged rebels from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was arrested in Limpopo on Tuesday morning, police said. read more »