The African Jotter

DRC: Votes Are Still Bing Counted, But Catholic Church Claims to Know Next President

The Roman Catholic Church in the Demeocratic Republic of Congo, DRC, says it already knows the winner…

Geopolitics: Russia-CAR ties signal renewed relationship with Africa

Russia’s donation of arms to Central African Republic (CAR) has cemented the former’s ambition to exert…

Angola refutes allegations of killing Congolese migrants

Democratic Republic of Congo/LUANDA (Reuters) – Congolese migrants and officials said dozens of people were killed…

Embattled Congolese president Kabila takes trip to Angola

The president of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Joseph Kabila has embarked on a two…

Exiled DR Congo politician Moise Katumbi eyes Aug. 3 return to Lubumbashi

Moise Katumbi, a presidential hopeful in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) plans to return to…

Ex-DRC VP Bemba to return Aug. 1, set to contest for presidency

Congolese opposition leader and former warlord Jean-Pierre Bemba, whose war crimes convictions were quashed in May,…

Italian investigators search offices of oil giant Eni in Congo Republic corruption probe

Offices of Italian oil major Eni (ENI.MI) were searched and documents seized in an investigation by…

27 researchers kidnapped by militiamen freed in DRC

Relief for 27 researchers from Kahuzi-Biega National Park located west of Lake Kivu near Bukavu in…

Congo: Ethnic Clashes Kills More Than 40 People

Ethnic clashes between Hema herders and Lendu farmers in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ituri province…

Botswana Blames Kabila For Crisis in Congo

Botswana blamed Congolese President Joseph Kabila on Monday for his country’s humanitarian and security crisis, in…

United Nations Investigates Ghanaian Police Officers Over Sex Abuse In South Sudan

The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) said Saturday it has recalled a unit of…

Chad Reaches Deal Over A Huge $1bn Oil Loan Deal

Glencore and four bank lenders have reached a deal with Chad on the restructuring of an…