South Sudanese pro-government forces killed at least 114 civilians in and around Yei town from July 2016 to January 2017, the U.N. human rights office said in a report on Friday that the army dismissed as “baseless.”
A military prosecutor in Democratic Republic of Congo said on Saturday that two men would soon face trial for the murder of two U.N. investigators and denied that Congolese forces were implicated in the crime.
Congolese Justice Minister Alexis Tambwe Mwamba visited Kinshasa’s Makala prison on Thursday (May 18) as authorities said they had recaptured 179 fugitives after a mass escape from the capital’s main prison. The justice minister later declined to provide a figure on how many prisoners had escaped, saying that would interfere with the investigation. But current […]
Some eight months after the U.N. Security Council authorized the deployment of an extra 4,000 peacekeepers to war-torn South Sudan, the first of those troops have just trickled in amid bureaucratic hurdles by the country’s reluctant government.
An Ebola outbreak affecting up to 20 people in an extremely remote area in the Democratic Republic of Congo presents a high risk at a national level, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday.