30 min ago | AllAfrica.com
Africa's Great Lakes region today has the chance to achieve something that has eluded its war-weary people for several decades.
4 hrs ago | US News & World Report
Lawmakers expressed what appeared to be heartfelt concern Tuesday over an obscure provision of the Dodd-Frank Act, the major financial reform bill President Barack Obama signed into law in 2010, and how it has affected the people of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
5 hrs ago | AlertNet
M23 rebel recruits attend military lessons in the Rumangabo military camp in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, May 16, 2013.
8 hrs ago | Reuters
The World Bank plans substantial new funds to help Jordan cope with the influx of refugees from the civil war in Syria, and hopes new funds for central Africa will cement a peace deal there, the bank's President Jim Yong Kim said on Tuesday.
13 hrs ago | AlertNet
Climate change is hitting the Congo Basin region hard and while communities there and in other parts of Africa struggle to adapt to rising temperatures and changing rainfall patterns, scientists are trying to help - using radio to spread the word.
Coco Ramazani's life is the subject of the book "Tell This to My Mother." The Manchester woman, who escaped from a military camp in the Democratic Republic of Congo, has AIDS and wants to get her story out before she dies.
South Africa based Vodacom has announced that its full year revenues rose by 4.5 percent to reach R59.34 billion , mainly driven by growth in Tanzania, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Mozambique.
Congo's army used combat helicopters to bombard rebel fighters on Monday near the city of Goma in the first clashes in nearly six months, days before U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was due to visit the troubled eastern borderlands.
M23 rebels sit in a vehicle as they withdraw from the eastern Congo town of Goma, Dec.
In an exclusive interview with Chris McGreal in Kigali, Rwanda's president denies backing an accused Congolese war criminal and says challenge to senior US official proves his innocence A new M23 recruit demonstrates his martial arts skills in the Democratic Republic of the Congo last week.
Women's rights advocate and founder of the Run for Congo Women campaign Lisa Shannon called on graduates of the College to exercise empathy as a means of empowerment at commencement Saturday morning.
The body of a Congolese journalist was found on the bank of the Ngezi River near the provincial capital of Bunia in eastern Congo, the city's mayor said Saturday.
Move over, mobile phones. There's a new technological fix for poverty: biometric identification.
Reporters Without Borders provided funding for two round-table meetings that local journalists' groups organized for media personnel in the cities of Butembo and Goma, in the Democratic Republic of Congo's eastern province of Nord-Kivu, on 3 May, World Press Freedom Day.
A picture of Medard Prosper, a Highland Park senior from the Congo who was killed in an automobile accident in April, was projected on a screen at his school's graduation at Roy Wilkins Auditorium, Wednesday, June 6, 2012.