A problem getting homegrown people to soccer matches: the locals just don’t seem to be interested in African football.
At its departure, the boat embarked 39 people, but they took more passengers on board along the way, said a government spokesperson.
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The national football team have proven they can do well under pressure but they are dangerously close to being eliminated.
The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo appears preoccupied with the arrangements for national concertations.
Fifty-seven people have been killed or wounded when a mortar shell slammed into a hospital in East Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), says the UN.
The ICC has acquitted Congolese ex-militia boss Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui of war crimes and ordered his immediate release.
The International Criminal Court is to hand down its judgement against Congolese ex-militia boss Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui.
Thousands of Congolese soldiers and policemen have defected to the M23 rebels, as rebel leaders vowed to take control of all of the Congo.
The term "vagina" reduces women to a sexless commodity and contains violent potential, says documentary filmmaker, Gillian Schutte.
Voters have gone to the polls for the first round of legislative elections and are expected to uphold a majority for President Denis Sassou Nguesso.
Fears of more unexploded munitions at a Congo arms depot where a series of blasts killed nearly 200 people have delayed the search for more wounded.
The number of victims from the Congo armoury blast continues to rise as morgues run out of space and are forced to stack bodies two each onto a tray.
At least 146 people were killed when a short circuit sparked a series of blasts at a munitions depot in the Republic of Congo's capital Brazzaville.
The UN says pirate attacks off Africa's west coast in the Gulf of Guinea are increasing and becoming more violent, sophisticated and systematic.
African leaders began talks on insecurity in the Sahel region at the first African Union meeting convened by Benin's President Thomas Boni Yayi.
Exxaro Resources has aimed to acquire the Mayoko iron ore project in the Republic of Congo by making a bid for Australia-listed company African Iron.
Angolan security forces are waging a campaign of terror -- including sexual abuse -- on Congolese migrants who cross the border illegally.
South Africa's Congolese community continue to protest and lobby against the 2011 election result which saw Joseph Kabila retain power.