UN Calls For Talks in DR Congo's Kasai Conflict
The conflict in Kasai began in August 2016 after the customary chief to which the rebels were loyal was killed during clashes with the police.
Congo-Kinshasa: UN Renews Call for Negotiated Solution to Kasai Conflict
VOA, 21 April 2017
A U.N. official in the Democratic Republic of Congo has repeated calls for a dialogue to end the deadly, months-long conflict in the Kasai region of the central DRC. Read more »
Tshimbulu, Kasaï Central.
Congo-Kinshasa: Now is Not the Time for UN to Run From DR Congo
The Conversation Africa, 20 April 2017
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will only have successful elections if the United Nations (UN) maintains its strong presence in the country. UN infrastructure and personnel… Read more »
Congo-Kinshasa: Can Young Leaders Bring Change & Stem Violence?
The Conversation Africa, 23 April 2017
Once again, the cycle of instability and political uncertainty has the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on high alert and agreements between prominent political actors have done… Read more »
Congo-Kinshasa: Minors At Most Risk in DRC Bloodshed
CAJ News, 25 April 2017
THE bloody clashes in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo are having a devastating impact on children with six million minors at risk due to extreme violence. This… Read more »
Daily News, 25 April 2017
Ministerial Committee of the Organ Troika (MCO-T) mission to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has said there is need for peaceful and transparent elections in the vast… Read more »
Congo-Kinshasa: Violence Forces Thousands to Flee to Angola - UNHCR
News24Wire, 24 April 2017
The United Nation's refugee agency has reportedly said that about 1 000 Congolese have fled to neighbouring Angola to seek refuge, amid an upsurge of violence between rebels and… Read more »