At Least 15 U.N. Peacekeepers Are Killed in Congo

NYT Congolese News - 7 hours 49 min ago
The killings of peacekeepers from Tanzania on Thursday night was one of the deadliest assaults against the organization’s forces.
Categories: News in The Congo.

Ben Affleck: Why I’m Hopeful About Congo

NYT Congolese News - 7 hours 49 min ago
Congo has a long journey to recovery ahead of it, but with the right combination of business, social and political services there is now optimism for a country that once seemed to have lost any.
Categories: News in The Congo.

Congo’s Youth Find Peace in a Violent Land

NYT Congolese News - 7 hours 49 min ago
In the Democratic Republic of Congo, Thomas de Wouters sought to document a growing youth movement devoted to nonviolence.
Categories: News in The Congo.

How Not to Talk to an Ape Smuggler

NYT Congolese News - 7 hours 49 min ago
On the trail of real wildlife smugglers, our correspondent finds himself in a journalistic pickle.
Categories: News in The Congo.

Smuggled, Beaten and Drugged: The Illicit Global Ape Trade

NYT Congolese News - 7 hours 49 min ago
The New York Times tracked international ape smugglers from Congolese rain forests to the back streets of Bangkok. Here is what unfolded.
Categories: News in The Congo.

Theory That Hammarskjold Plane Was Downed Is Bolstered by U.N. Report

NYT Congolese News - 7 hours 49 min ago
A finding gave weight to theories of skulduggery tied to the 1961 crash of the plane carrying the United Nations chief Dag Hammarskjold.
Categories: News in The Congo.

Ugandan Rebel Group Massacres 22 in Congo

NYT Congolese News - 7 hours 49 min ago
The killings were carried out by members of the Allied Democratic Forces, an Islamist militant group accused of killing hundreds of people in recent years.
Categories: News in The Congo.

A Better Way to Trace Scattered Refugees

NYT Congolese News - 7 hours 49 min ago
With 65 million forcibly displaced people, reuniting families is a daunting task. Now an organization is trying to become an eBay of refugee tracing.
Categories: News in The Congo.

36 Burundian Refugees Are Shot Dead in Congo

NYT Congolese News - 7 hours 49 min ago
The Burundians had fled political violence at home but died in a clash with soldiers, according to the U.N. and a civil society group in Congo.
Categories: News in The Congo.

The Power Plants That May Save a Park, and Aid a Country

NYT Congolese News - 7 hours 49 min ago
Near Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo, hydroelectric power plants provide electricity that could guard against deforestation and revitalize the war-torn country.
Categories: News in The Congo.

Princess Sarah Zeid raises her voice for women and girls in South Sudan

UNHCR News - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 19:00
Internally displaced and refugees share feelings of frustration and hopelessness with Princess during her visit to the conflict country
Categories: News in The Congo.

Congo’s Specialty Brews Look to Be the ‘Future of Coffee’

NYT Congolese News - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 14:00
Despite conflict and political instability, the Democratic Republic of Congo is believed to be one of Africa’s most promising specialty coffee producers.
Categories: News in The Congo.

Saplings take root and transform lives in Tanzania

UNHCR News - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 19:00
Nursery projects boost dwindling tree stocks around refugee camps hit by population pressure.
Categories: News in The Congo.

Humanitarian aid should be amped up for South Sudanese refugees in DRC

UNHCR News - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 19:00
UNHCR's Regional Refugee Coordinator for South Sudan calls for heightened support for South Sudanese refugees in DRC as they live in hardship
Categories: News in The Congo.

Landslide in Congo Kills Dozens, Official Says

NYT Congolese News - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 02:00
After heavy rains, the landslide buried about 50 households in the village of Tora, in an eastern area of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Categories: News in The Congo.

As 12,000+ Congolese flee to Zambia, aid funds slow to trickle

UNHCR News - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 19:00
The number of refugees fleeing militia violence in south-eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and arriving in Zambia has crossed the 12,000 mark – with more than 8,400 arrivals in the last three...
Categories: News in The Congo.

Shelter crisis adds to ordeal for refugees in Tanzania's camps

UNHCR News - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 19:00
A growing funding crisis means that hundreds of thousands of women and children are suffering in refugee camps in Tanzania.
Categories: News in The Congo.

Tech developers hope to reshape refugee experience in Canada

UNHCR News - Sun, 11/12/2017 - 19:00
UN refugee chief Filippo Grandi recently met refugees and students in Canada to learn how they are coping with resettlement.
Categories: News in The Congo.

UNHCR launches LuQuLuQu campaign to boost collective efforts to support refugees in Africa

UNHCR News - Thu, 11/09/2017 - 19:00
Campaign is unveiled amid pomp and colour, drawing on the African "Ubuntu" spirit of sharing and caring for one another.
Categories: News in The Congo.

Unaccompanied and separated Congolese children - a worry for UNHCR

UNHCR News - Wed, 10/25/2017 - 19:00
As the number of refugees in Zambia's Kenani transit centre exceeds 5,000 individuals, unaccompanied and separated children make up an alarming 60 per cent
Categories: News in The Congo.