'Little Political Progress, More Violence' in DR Congo
The security situation in the country continues to be a major source of concern with violence in the Kasai provinces reaching "disturbing" levels, Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix told the UN.
UN News, 11 July 2017
The security situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continues to be a major source of concern, with violence in the Kasai provinces, in the western part of the… Read more »
Protest in Kasai (file photo).
Congo-Kinshasa: 38 More Probable Mass Graves Found in Kasai - UN
VOA, 13 July 2017
The U.N. said Wednesday it had identified another 38 probable mass graves in central Congo, where violence has killed thousands since August. Read more »
Congo-Kinshasa: U.S. Threatens Sanctions On Anyone Delaying Vote
Al Jazeera, 11 July 2017
The United States on Tuesday threatened to impose further targeted unilateral sanctions on anyone who hinders Democratic Republic of Congo's already delayed preparations for an… Read more »
Congo-Kinshasa: 'The Signs Are Not Good'
Deutsche Welle, 11 July 2017
The postponement of elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo does not come as a surprise, analysts say. The country seems fated to slide into a deepening crisis. Read more »
Congo-Kinshasa: Displaced Civilians Sent Back to a Widening War
IRIN, 11 July 2017
Squatting outside a tiny hut of sticks and dried grass in Kaseke, where she and her five children have been living for nearly 10 months, Feza Mwange recounted how her family… Read more »