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New York, Oct 12(Just Earth News): The notion that elections would most probably not be held before the end of 2017 has regrettably led to the re-emergence of a climate of political uncertainty and tensions in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a United Nations envoy for that country told the Security Council on Wednesday. more
Security Council condemns attack on UN mission base in DR Congo

New York, Oct 11(Just Earth News): The United Nations Security Council has called on the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to investigate into, and bring to justice those be ...

DR Congo: Two UN ‘blue helmets’ killed in attack in North Kivu

New York, Oct 10(Just Earth News): Two United Nations peacekeepers have been killed and several injured in an attack on their base in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a UN ...

DR Congo: UN agency urges Government to protect refugees after tragic killings

New York, Sept 19(Just Earth News): The United Nations refugee agency is urging the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to ensure protection for refugees and asylum-seek ...

UN refugee agency 'shocked' by killings in eastern DR Congo

New York, Sept 16(Just Earth News): Expressing shock and sadness over the violent death of numerous Burundian nationals – among them likely refugees and asylum seekers – in Kamanyola tow ...

Return of refugees in DR Congo fraught with challenges, reports UN agency

New York, Sept 9(Just Earth News): Despite improvements in the security situation in conflict-affected parts of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the return to peace continues to be frag ...

DR Congo: UN report indicates Government participation in ethnic massacres in Kasai

New York, Aug 4(Just Earth News): Violence in the Kasai provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) appears to be taking on an increasingly disturbing ethnic dimension, a United ...

DR Congo: UN envoy expresses concern over arbitrary arrests, urges restraint

New York, Aug 3(Just Earth News): The United Nations envoy for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) today expressed his concern over arbitrary arrests and detentions across the country ...

Peace is the 'bedrock' for women's development and human rights UN deputy chief says in DR Congo

New York, July 26(Just Earth News): The importance of reversing the tragedies of violence, particularly against women and children, and ensuring that women's and girl's voices are heard in a ...

DR Congo: UN refugee agency sounds alarm as displacement sees no end in Kasai region

New York, July 15(Just Earth News): The United Nations refugee agency has alerted the humanitarian community about the violence and continued displacement of civilians in the Democratic Repu ...