|MPs from Kabila's party block amnesty vote|
IRIN - November 29, 2005
Members of parliament from Congolese President Joseph Kabila's party walked out of the National Assembly, the lower chamber of Parliament, on Monday, blocking a vote on amnesty that, if passed, would have benefited those behind the death of Laurent-Desire Kabila, former president and father of the current leader.
|Where is Kony? "Not in Congo", according to Kinshasa|
MISNA - November 7, 2005
The government of Kinshasa has categorically denied that the historic leader of the LRA, Joseph Kony is in the country as the Kampala daily 'New Vision' reported during the weekend.
|UN Security Council team visits five countries|
IRIN - November 4, 2005
Members of the UN Security Council are due to begin on Saturday a 10-day visit to Africa's Great Lakes region, that will take them to Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda.
|British minister urges Congo to pay its soldiers|
IRIN - November 3, 2005
British Development Secretary Hilary Benn has urged the Congolese government to pay its soldiers in order to ensure security during the country's electoral process.
|Eight guardsmen sentenced to life for killing aviation official|
IRIN - October 27, 2005
A court in the Democratic Republic of Congo sentenced eight presidential guardsmen to life imprisonment on Tuesday for the murder of an official of the national aviation agency.
|Schools reopen as teachers end strike|
IRIN - October 19, 2005
Public schools in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have reopened after a delay caused by 230,000 teachers who went on strike from 5 September to demand better pay.
|Kigali says it not responsible for mass killings|
IRIN - October 6, 2005
A senior Rwandan government official dismissed on Thursday allegations that the army was responsible for a massacre nearly 10 years ago of hundreds of people in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), whose bodies were discovered recently in mass graves.
|President of bishops meets head of state kabila|
MSINA - September 21, 2005
The social problems of the post-war transition in the Democratic republic of Congo were at the heart of the meeting between the president of the Episcopal Conference of Congo (CENCO), monsignor Laurent Monsengwo Pasinya, and the head of state, Joseph Kabila.
|Kinshasa confirms, after 30 september we will use force to expel rebels|
MISNA - September 9, 2005
After 30 September the army of the Democratic Republic of Congo will begin using force to expel the rebel movements present in the east of the nation, stated Kasongo Kudura, spokesman for Congolese President Joseph Kabila.
|Army to start expelling foreign fighters on 30 September|
IRIN - September 8, 2005
The army of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will on 30 September begin using force to expell all foreign rebel fighters in the country, a spokesman for President Joseph Kabila said on Thursday.