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the atlantic to kinshasa: a journey on the river congo


travelling inland from its mouth, the river congo holds many stories of slavery, colonialism and independence.






christian sect attacks congo prison, frees leader, 50 more


kinshasa, congo (ap) — christian sect members stormed a prison in congo’s capital wednesday, freeing the leader of their movement and 50 others, congo’s justice minister said. bundu dia kongo movement leader ne mwanda nsemi is now on the run after a 4 a.m. attack on the prison in kinshasa, justice minister alexis thambwe mwamba […]






congo: suspect arrested in deaths of 2 un investigators


kinshasa, congo (ap) — a suspect has been arrested in connection with the deaths of an american and a swedish investigator for the united nations and their interpreter, but another suspect has escaped, a congolese military official said friday. maj. gen. joseph ponde isambwa made the announcement in the capital, kinshasa. the bodies of american […]






south sudan refugees take 13 un congo mission staff hostage


kinshasa, congo (ap) — the united nations mission in congo says unarmed south sudanese refugees have taken 13 staffers hostage at a u.n. camp in eastern congo, demanding they be moved to another country. daniel ruiz, the head of the north kivu u.n. bureau, said tuesday the former fighters at the munigi base in congo’s […]






report: 3,300 dead since central congo conflict began


kinshasa, congo (ap) — more than 3,300 people have been killed in the volatile kasai provinces of central congo since august, according to a document released tuesday by the catholic church, as the u.n. called for an international investigation. the new death toll came as the u.n. human rights chief called for an independent, international […]






congo’s leader promises election but doesn’t say when


kinshasa, congo (ap) — congo’s president said wednesday he would appoint a prime minister within 48 hours amid a political impasse, and he promised that long-delayed presidential elections would take place without saying when. president joseph kabila’s comments to parliament were his first since his party reached a deal with the opposition on jan. 1 […]






2nd ebola case confirmed among 20 suspected in congo: who


kinshasa, congo (ap) — the world health organization says a second case of ebola has been confirmed by laboratory testing amid an outbreak in a remote corner of northern congo. who said tuesday that among the 20 suspected cases, two now have tested positive for the virus. ebola was blamed for more than 11,000 deaths […]






attack on market in congo’s capital kills at least 2


kinshasa, congo (ap) — congo police say a group of assailants carrying guns and machetes staged an attack in the capital’s main market, killing at least two people and seriously wounding six police officers. police spokesman col. pierrot mwanamputu said friday the administrator of the market and the deputy commissioner of police were killed in […]






congo government: un experts’ murders filmed on cell phone


kinshasa, congo (ap) — congo’s government has obtained a five-minute cell phone video that shows the gruesome murders of two united nations experts who were killed last month while investigating human rights abuses. in the video shown to journalists on monday, a group of young men identify themselves as members of the kamwina nsapu militia. […]






christian sect attacks congo prison, frees leader, 50 more


kinshasa, congo (ap) — congo’s justice minister says that members of a christian sect have attacked a prison in the capital, freeing the leader of their group and 50 others. alexis thambwe mwamba said bundu dia kongo movement members attacked the prison early wednesday. he said security forces are searching for leader ne mwanda nsemi, […]






un accuses rivals in dr congo of fuelling ethnic hatred


un human rights chief zeid al hussein accuses kinshasa of supporting rebels behind 'horrific attacks' in kasai province.






un accuses rivals in dr congo of fuelling ethnic hatred


un human rights chief zeid al hussein accuses kinshasa of supporting rebels behind "horrific attacks" in kasai province.






films by gomis, tucci delight viewers at berlin film fest


senegalese director alain gomis has delighted viewers at the berlin film festival with "felicite," a movie about the life and struggles of a singer in the congo city of kinshasa.






frenchman and 3 congolese hostages are released in congo


a french man and three congolese men have been released after being kidnapped in march from a canadian mining company in eastern congo in march, congo's government said sunday.






number of suspected ebola cases in congo now up to 29


dakar, senegal (ap) — the world health organization says congo now faces 29 suspected cases of the deadly ebola virus. who spokesman christian lindmeier on friday said the number includes two laboratory-confirmed deaths. officials announced the outbreak of the hemorrhagic fever a week ago in a remote area of northern congo. lindmeier says congo authorities […]






nothing mickey mouse about adventures by disney's culinary crash course on rhine


if you hunger for more than just a scenic journey down the rhine river, adventures by disney has added a new weeklong itinerary: the rhine food & wine river cruise, sailing through switzerland, france, germany and the netherlands. this adults-only cruise is designed to introduce passengers to europe’s...






congo's iconic opposition leader tshisekedi dead at 84


congo's opposition icon etienne tshisekedi , who pushed for democratic reforms for decades in the vast central african nation throughout dictatorship and civil war, has died, his political party said. he was 84. his death comes at a politically fragile moment for the democratic republic of congo,...






calls for un, congo to investigate deaths of swede, american


the united nations and congo must investigate after three bodies, including those of swedish and american investigators with the united nations, were found in central congo, sweden's prime minister said wednesday.






congo: a dictator's dilemma


why has joseph kabila chosen to cling to power in congo?






christian sect attacks congo prison, frees leader, 50 more


christian sect members stormed a prison in congo's capital wednesday, freeing the leader of their movement and 50 others, congo's justice minister said.






films by gomis, tucci delight viewers at berlin film fest


berlin (ap) — senegalese director alain gomis has delighted viewers at the berlin film festival with “felicite,” a movie about the life and struggles of a singer in the congo city of kinshasa. the move, shown saturday to much applause, tells the story of felicite, played by véro tshanda beya mputo, who is struggling to […]






enjoy sunday morning breakfast with a ‘ring of fire’ solar eclipse – here’s how


this eclipse's path stretches from the pacific to the atlantic and africa, through chile, argentina, angola, zambia and the congo






un: another 38 probable mass graves found in dr congo


violence between troops and armed fighters in the dr congo has killed thousands of people since august.






in congo, artists rely on the patronage of the wealthy


congo's poor musicians employ "mabanga", the practice of name-dropping powerful people like politicians in their tracks.






sweden: un, congo must investigate deaths of swede, american


sweden's prime minister says the united nations and congo must investigate after three bodies, including those of swedish and american investigators with the united nations, were found in central congo.






over 2,900 species: a look at florida’s indian river lagoon


on the indian river lagoon, fla. (ap) — florida’s indian river lagoon, which is actually three lagoons stretching 156 miles along the state’s atlantic coast, is the nation’s biggest barrier island complex and its most biodiverse waterway, according to federal officials. some facts about the lagoon: —it is home to more than 2,000 plant species, […]






dad: american un worker kidnapped in congo strived for peace


hesston, kan. (ap) — an american united nations worker who was among six people kidnapped in the democratic republic of congo was doing humanitarian work and has had some success in persuading militia leaders to give up child soldiers, his father said. michael sharp, 34, believes that years of violence in eastern congo have solved […]






calls for u.n., congo to investigate deaths of swede, american


the united nations and congo must investigate after three bodies, including those of swedish and american investigators with the united nations, were found in central congo, sweden's prime minister said wednesday. stefan lofven said sweden was "naturally ready to assist" in investigating the deaths...






20 more deaths in volatile central congo, un mission says


the u.n. peacekeeping mission in congo says at least 20 people have been killed as violence mounts in the country's center.






how severe is the latest ebola outbreak in dr congo?


ebola has re-emerged with health officials in democratic republic of congo confirming three deaths.






the latest: us warns against travel to congo


the latest on the deaths of an american and a swedish investigator for the united nations in congo (all times local):






d.r. congo government: elections are too expensive, so we may not have one this


that $1.8 billion cost was the one estimated by congo's independent national electoral commission (ceni) last year






congo's leader promises election but doesn't say when


congo's president said wednesday he would appoint a prime minister within 48 hours amid a political impasse, and he promised that long-delayed presidential elections would take place without saying when.






congo finds 2 caucasian bodies in area where un experts lost


dakar, senegal (ap) — congo’s government says the bodies of two caucasians and a congolese have been found in the central kasai region where two u.n. experts and their colleagues recently disappeared. government spokesman lambert mende told top congo fm on tuesday that national police confirmed the discovery of the male and female caucasians and […]






eu expands sanctions against congo to 16 people


the european union has extended it sanctions over the deteriorating situation in congo, imposing travel bans and asset freezes on nine more senior security officials.