The African Jotter

Kenya Offers to Train Congo’s Civil Servants

enya’s president Uhuru Kenyatta has reiterated his government’s support to president Felix Tshisekedi of the Democratic…

Congo Court Clears Way for Tshisekedi to Be Next President

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s highest court affirmed Felix Tshisekedi as the next president, rejecting a…

Africa-led solution in DRC: AU wants CENI to ‘suspend’ final results

The African Union, AU, on Thursday urged authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC, to suspend…

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…

Candidates to succeed Kabila after Congo’s presidential election

Democratic Republic of Congo will hold a presidential election on Sunday that could lead to the…

Angola refutes allegations of killing Congolese migrants

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

Surgeon from DR Congo Denis Mukwege Wins 2018 Nobel Peace Prize

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s Denis Mukwege has been named a joint winner of the 2018…

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…

Poll: 80 percent of Congolese have unfavorable opinion of Kabila

Eight in ten Congolese have an unfavourable opinion of President Joseph Kabila – but nearly seven…

Rebels attack Strongman, Kabila’s residence in eastern DRC, deaths reported

Armed rebels killed at least one soldier during an attack on a house owned by Congo…

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…

Tanzania Scraps Customs Pact With DRC

It’s now official. The government has scrapped its Single Customs Territory (SCT) arrangement with the Democratic…

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…