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.

Congo’s Youth Find Peace in a Violent Land

NYT Congolese News - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 04:00
In the Democratic Republic of Congo, Thomas de Wouters sought to document a growing youth movement devoted to nonviolence.
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.

How Not to Talk to an Ape Smuggler

NYT Congolese News - Sat, 11/04/2017 - 11:28
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 - Sat, 11/04/2017 - 04:00
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.

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.

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

NYT Congolese News - Wed, 10/25/2017 - 09:08
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.

UNHCR warns of worsening displacement in Democratic Republic of the Congo

UNHCR News - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 19:00
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is increasingly concerned by escalating displacement we are seeing in several key regions of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Since 2015 the number of people displaced...
Categories: News in The Congo.

Civilians in DRC struggle for survival amid growing violence at home

UNHCR News - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 19:00
People fleeing unrest in Democratic Republic of Congo at record high.
Categories: News in The Congo.

Home is close, but so far away for Central African Republic refugees

UNHCR News - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 19:00
More than 60,000 refugees have crossed the Ubangi and Mboumou rivers in the past five months, fleeing the war-torn Central African Republic.
Categories: News in The Congo.

DRC violence drives more than 3,300 Congolese into Zambia in a month

UNHCR News - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 19:00
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is concerned about growing violence in parts of south-eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), which has driven more than 3,360 refugees into northern Zambia since 30 August....
Categories: News in The Congo.

Zambia faces crisis as thousands flee violence in DRC

UNHCR News - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 19:00
As thousands more flee violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Zambia is now facing a growing humanitarian crisis.
Categories: News in The Congo.