DRC – Death Threats Against Bishops

On 19 October 2020 the Bishops of the DRC Bishops’ Conference (CENCO) issued a strongly worded statement condemning death threats received by the Bishops of Bunia and Uvira.  “We are deeply saddened to note that the political actors are showing revolting...

DRC Elections Update January 2019

Elections for a successor to President Joseph Kabila were finally held on 30 December. The main candidates were Ramazani Shadary (Kabila’s chosen successor), Felix Tshisekedi and Martin Fayalu. The Congolese Electoral Commission, CENI, announced on 6 January that...

DRC Rebel Attacks September 2018

At least 165 people were killed in the Eastern DRC city of Benni, when rebels attacked on 22 September 2018. The following article appeared on https://thedefensepost.com/2018/09/23/democratic-republic-of-congo-adf-rebel-attack-beni-kill-16/. The accompanying...

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