DR Congo’s TP Mazembe reached the semifinals of the Confederation Cup on Saturday after they beat Entente Sétif of Algeria 4-2 in Lubumbashi. Tanzanian striker Thomas Ulimwengu scored the first goal for Mazembe two minutes into the game with a header following an assist by Trésor Mputu. But Entente Setif quickly leveled the score a minute […]
DR Congo’s government said on Friday it will protect its population against any military attack by the Rwandan army on its territory.
M23 rebels and their allies in Rwanda deliberately shelled civilians neighborhoods in Goma on Thursday, Congolese government spokesman Lambert Mende said on Friday during a press conference in Kinshasa.
DR Congo’s government said today it has sent three international arrest warrants to Rwanda against former M23 rebel leader Jean-Marie Runiga and commanders Baudouin Ngaruye, Eric Badege and Innocent Zimurinda.
The M23 rebels are said to have fled from one of their main military base in North Kivu province. The Rumangabo military base was shelled by Congolese army attack helicopters on Wednesday. The airstrikes are said to have inflicted heavy losses to the M23 rebels, who did not expect such an attack.
The United States has called on Rwanda to stop all support to the M23 rebels a day after Human Rights Watch published new evidence that Rwanda continues to support the rebels in their campaign of terror across the border in eastern Congo.
The US said on Monday that warlord Bosco Ntaganda has turned himself in at its embassy in Kigali and asked to be transferred to the International Criminal Court, where he is wanted on 7 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity.
Les Etats-Unis ont annoncé lundi que chef de guerre Bosco Ntaganda s’est rendu à leur ambassade à Kigali et a demandé à être transféré à la Cour pénale internationale, où il est recherché pour sept chefs d’accusation de crimes de guerre et trois de crimes contre l’humanité.
DR Congo will have to win their last Group B match against Mali on Monday to qualify for the quarterfinals of the Africa cup of nations.
DR Congo and Ghana put on a thrilling show on Sunday in their Group B opening match at the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa. The Leopards came from behind to draw 2-2 with the top-seeded Black Stars at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elisabeth.