Central Africa

Rebels gun down 16 in eastern DR Congo’s Beni city

At least 16 people have been killed and eight others injured in a rebel attack in the Democratic Republic of Congo's ...
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ICC will not investigate post-election violence in Gabon

The International Criminal Court will not open a formal investigation into claims of post-election violence following the disputed 2016 presidential ...
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Violence in Cameroon’s anglophone regions ‘spiralling out of control’

Amnesty International says it has authenticated a video showing English-speaking separatists in Cameroon with the decapitated head of a policeman and condemned a ...
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Kabila candidate faces divided challenge in Congo presidential poll

Outgoing Democratic Republic of Congo president Joseph Kabila's preferred successor will face a credible election challenge in December from two ...
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Lawyer: DR Congo’s Bemba to File New ICC Appeal

Congolese ex-vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba will appeal his sentence for bribing war crimes witnesses and hopes to overturn his conviction ...
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Former DRC vice president Bemba sentenced for bribing witness

The International Criminal Court on Monday confirmed a one-year sentence against Congolese ex-vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba for bribing witnesses during ...
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Kidnapped DR Congo journalist found in a ‘very weak’ state: radio

A journalist who was kidnapped three days ago in the Democratic Republic of Congo's restive east has been found in ...
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DR Congo opposition unites to warn Kabila of election ‘chaos’ risk

Six DR Congo opposition leaders on Wednesday urged President Joseph Kabila's government to respect the rules for a long-delayed presidential ...
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DRC accuses Uganda of killing 4 fishermen on shared lake

DR Congo's navy on Wednesday accused Ugandan troops of killing four Congolese fishermen, whose bound and bullet-riddled bodies surfaced on ...
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Angola’s ruling party MPLA changers leadership

Angolan President João Lourenço has taken over the leadership of the ruling MPLA party, effectively ending his predecessor José Eduardo ...
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