An ambush near the renowned Virunga Park in eastern Congo has killed 12 rangers who helped guard some of the world’s last remaining mountain gorillas in the wild, authorities said Friday.
By Al-Hadji Kudra Maliro, Associated Press
In our news wrap Friday, members of OPEC, along with Russia and Mexico, agreed to cut global oil production by up to 10 million barrels a day, or a tenth of the world supply. It’s an effort to stabilize oil…
A small plane crashed into homes shortly after takeoff Sunday in Congo’s eastern city of Goma, killing 26 people, including the aircraft’s passengers and crew, as well as residents on the ground, the government of the central African nation said.
By Sammy Mupfuni, Associated Press
In our news wrap Thursday, a state judge in New York ordered President Trump to pay $2 million to settle a lawsuit alleging he funneled money from his charitable foundation to his 2016 presidential campaign. The Trump Foundation denied wrongdoing…
By Mike Corder, Associated Press
Judges at Ntaganda's trial said he was guilty of abetting murders, rapes of men and women, a massacre in a banana field and of enlisting and using child soldiers.
By Saleh Mwanamilongo, Ignatius Ssuuna, Associated Press
The 1-year-old daughter of the man who died of Ebola in Congo's major city of Goma this week has the disease, the health ministry said Thursday, while Rwanda briefly closed its border with Congo over the virus outbreak that now…
By Saleh Mwanamilongo, Associated Press
The case complicated efforts to contain a yearlong outbreak already challenged by rebel attacks and community mistrust.
By Ivette Feliciano, Sam Weber, Connie Kargbo
"Congo Tales" is a new multimedia project that explores the environment, culture and stories of the people of the Congo Basin. The series highlights the mythical histories of the Congolese through photography and film as a counter-narrative to the one-note…
By Sam Mednick, Associated Press
With the deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo now an international emergency , neighboring South Sudan and its war-weakened health system is a major concern, especially after one case was confirmed near its border. Health experts say there is an urgent…
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