Rebels believed to be backed by Rwanda have claimed control of Goma in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Rwandan citizens have been recruited and trained to fight in support of army mutineers in Democratic Republic of Congo, according to a UN report.
AngloGold Ashanti says its Mongbwalu gold mine in the DRC faces the obstacle of ex-fighters already mining the area who do not want to leave.
The number of people treated for malaria in projects run by Medecins Sans Frontires (MSF) in the DRC has soared by 250% since 2009 in six provinces.
Lawyers say that the cellular giant Vodacom has been trying to pull strings and avoid adhering to the Democratic Republic of Congo's laws.
Médecins Sans Frontières has warned that Malaria cases have increased dramatically in the DRC, leaving clinics and treatment centres unable to cope.
The DRC's President Joseph Kabila has called for the arrest of ex-warlord Bosco Ntaganda, who has been serving the country despite ICC indictment.
Despite the biggest UN operation ever, large numbers of people are being killed and displaced in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Vodacom has been been ordered to pay a politically connected fixer $21-million this week by a court in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
A decade after its inception, the ICC is due to deliver its first judgment on Thomas Lubanga, a DRC warlord, accused of sending children into battle.
Congolese deportees claim the South African government is in cahoots with the DRC's President Kabila, who they say is stifling dissent using torture.
The UN's refugee agency says about 3 000 people from the DRC have been displaced amid renewed rebel attacks since the beginning of this year.
One of the last people to have seen the Congo's independence icon Patrice Lumumba, alive is living in Johannesburg.
Three senior DRC diplomats are claiming asylum in the UK, accusing the Kabila-led Congolese government of presiding over a "climate of terror".
King Goodwill Zwelithini has slammed the protests carried out by Democratic Republic of Congo expatriates at Parliament, calling them unacceptable.
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Two more Congolese nationals have been released on bail after 20 people were arrested for violence relating to post-DRC election tensions in Jo'burg.
An aide close to President Joseph Kabila has been killed and the finance minister seriously injured in a plane crash in the east of the DRC.
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Protesters opposed to the DRC's Joseph Kabila are picketing outside the Mining Indaba, calling on investors to eschew the country's mineral resources.