News Archives

December 1, 2011
Chaos in DR Congo poll
By Sapa-dpa
Independent Online
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December 2, 2011
Congo tallies votes after extended election
By Rukmini Callimachi
Associated Press
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Nov 30, 2011
DRC poll: irregularities 'widespread'

Agence France Presse
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Nov 30, 2011
Tshisekedi Will Only Accept Credible Congo Vote, Says Party Official

By Peter Clottey
VOA
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Nov 30, 2011
DR Congo election hailed a success by African observers
BBC
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Nov 29, 2011
Chaos, arson, violence mar Congo election
By David Lewis and Jonny Hogg
Reuters
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Nov 29, 2011
Vote counting starts in DR Congo after tense election
BBC
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Nov 28, 2011
Vote counting starts in DR Congo after tense election
BBC
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Nov 27, 2011
DR Congo election 'to go ahead' despite violence
BBC
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Nov 27, 2011
Congo-Kinshasa: Elections - Risks Persist
By Ben Shepherd
All Africa.com
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Nov 27, 2011
Violence mars DR Congo election build-up
BBC
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Nov 27, 2011
Congo opposition vows to defy public meeting ban day before poll, after violent clashes
By Associated Press
Washington Post
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Nov 26, 2011
Congo elections to unfold under a cloud of unrest and controversy
By Sudarsan Raghavan
Washington Post
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Nov 26, 2011
Congo’s plethora of resources translates only to misery
By Peter Koven, Financial Post
Montreal Gazette
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Nov 26, 2011
UPDF in fresh plunder claims of Congo minerals
Ugandan Monitor
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Nov 25, 2011
Voter pessimism clouds DR Congo election campaign
By Jacques Lhuillery
AFP
Nov 25, 2011
The chance to vote means everything in the Congo
The Telegraph
Nov 24, 2011
Congo ex-rebel Bemba calls for anti-Kabila front
By Jonny Hogg
Reuters
Nov 23, 2011
Congo opposition official killed days before poll
Associated Press
nov 23, 2011
DR Congo scrambles to get ready for polls
By Joshua Howat Berger
AFP

Nov 18, 2011
Several hurt in DRCongo pre-vote violence
AFP
Nov 18, 2011
Spain-based DRC party official murdered
Africa Review
JUAKALI KAMBALE
Nov 18, 2011
Rape in Congo Devastates Male Victims
Voice of America
Heather Murdock
Nov 17, 2011
Worse than Penn State
San Francisco Bay View
Claude Gatebuke
Nov 17, 2011
Africa: DRC - Democracy at a Crossroads
AllAfrica.com
Nov 17, 2011
Rwandan Is Convicted in 1994 Killings
New York Times
Josh Kron
Nov 17, 2011
How many slaves does it take to run your life? There's an app for that
Globe and Mail
Zosia Bielski
Nov 15, 2011
DRC: elections organisers struggle to keep with schedule
Radio Netherlands
Patou Nsimba
Nov 15, 2011
Where does South Africa fit in with Congo's elections?
Christian Science Monitor
Jason Stearns
Nov 15, 2011
Timeline: Key dates in DR Congo's turbulent history
France24
Gaëlle LE ROUX / Joseph BAMAT
Nov 14, 2011
Congolese opponent not urging violence ahead of polls: party
AFP
Nov 14, 2011
Damon Albarn Crafts a Cross-Cultural LP in the Congo
Rolling Stone
Josh Eells
Nov 14, 2011
DRC Elections: A Bellwether for Stability in Africa
Huffington Post
Joe Trippi

Nov 14, 2011

Conflict mineral laws haven't helped Congolese
The Register
Tim Worstall
Nov 14, 2011
DRC's presidential candidates promise to bring peace and improve security
The Guardian
Badylon Kawanda Bakiman
Nov 14, 2011
Warlords undermine EU security mission in Congo
EUObserver.com
Andrew Willis
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Nov 14, 2011
Congo's Nyamuragira volcano eruption biggest for a century - video
The Guardian
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Nov 14, 2011
Millions miss out on basic education
IRIN Africa
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Nov 13, 2011
Tensions grow in Congo opposition heartlands
Reuters Africa
Jonny Hogg
Nov 13, 2011
Rapists free, husbands jailed under Congo law
Washington Times
Heather Murdock
Nov 13, 2011
Uganda: Clash At Border Forces DRC to Lock Out Traders
Felix Warom Okello
Nov 12, 2011
Congo opposition leader sends bombshell from afar
By MICHELLE FAUL 
Associated Press

Nov 10, 2011
US slams 'incendiary' speech in DRC
News24
AFP
Nov 10, 2011
Bishop condemns DRC poll violence
News24
Nov 10, 2011
UN Agency Trains Electoral Officials in DRC Ahead of Poll
Voice of America
Peter Clottey

Nov 9, 2011
'Friends of the Congo' speaker addresses current tragedy
The Setonian
Samantha Massei
Nov 9, 2011
An Unruly Election Campaign Mirrors Congo's Lingering Political Instability
New York Times
Josh Kron
Nov 9, 2011
Elections divide Congolese youth
Radio Netherlands
Passy Mubalama
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Nov 9, 2011
UN sees violent Congo election as police take sides
Reuters Africa
Tom Miles and Jonny Hogg
Nov 9, 2011
Security Council Press Statement on Democratic Republic of Congo
Iewy News

Nov 8, 2011
The Democratic Republic of Congo's Failure to Address Impunity for International Crimes
The Lubanga Trial
Patryk Labuda

Nov 8, 2011
Congolese candidate Tshisekedi declares himself president
Christian Science Monitor
Jason K. Stearns
Nov 8, 2011
AU boss jets to Congo amid rising tension, violence
Reuters
Jonny Hogg
Nov 8, 2011
DRC Minister Warns Opposition Over Jail Break Threats
Voice of America
Nov 7, 2011
Congo Investigates Opposition Leader's 'Treasonous' Statements
Voice of America
Peter Clottey
Nov 7, 2011
DR Congo shuts opposition TV
Radio Netherlands

Nov 7, 2011
Congo fury over jail break threat
BBC News

Nov 7, 2011
Pre-poll clashes erupt afresh in DR Congo's Lubumbashi
Daily Nation
Nov 7, 2011
Congo opposition leader courts South Africa support
Reuters
Peroshni Govender
Nov 7, 2011
DRC elections: Helmets and bulletproof vests needed
Radio Netherlands Worldwide
Anneke Verbraeken
Nov 7, 2011
Congo's election season gets rough start with hate speech, violence
Christian Science Monitor
Jason K Stearns

Nov 7, 2011
Conflicts and logging in Congo's rainforests – the case of Danzer
Greenpeace International
Laura Kenyon

Nov 6, 2011
Armed DRC soldiers seized at Kigoma port
The Citizen
Anthony Kayanda
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Nov 2, 2011
Arrival of Ballot Boxes in DR Congo Raise Hopes for November Elections
Nov 2, 2011
Bemba Trial Adjourns as Witness Reported Unable to Continue Testimony
The trial of Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo
Wakabi Wairagala
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Nov 2, 2011
Rehabilitating Former Child Soldiers Who "Liked" Killing
Inter Press Service
Kristin Palitza
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Nov 2, 2011
Hey, Watch It! Documentary connects dots between Congo and your Kindle
Madison.com (blog)
ROB THOMAS
Nov 2, 2011
France Telecom seals Congo Chine Telecom deal
IT News Africa
David Eto
Nov 1, 2011
DR Congo mines guide on the web
BBC News
Nov 1, 2011
Rwanda to extradite warlord Nkunda to Congo?
Radio Netherlands
Thijs Bouwknegt
Nov 1, 2011
Unsung heroes: the life of a wildlife ranger in the Congo
Jeremy Hance
Nov 1, 2011
Should Human Rights Groups Support an Army?
Huffington Post (blog)
Jack Healy
Oct 31, 2011
Bemba Trial Witness Worried About Safety of His Family
The trial of Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo
by Wakabi Wairagala