President Jacob Zuma's nephew, Khulubuse, has responded to news that he has been named in the leaked Panama Papers.
The judgement is the first to recognise sexual violence as a weapon of war, as well as the highest profile leader.
Indicators are that the government does not intend sticking to constitutional deadlines, and is instead pursuing a strategy of delaying elections.
Shots rang out as dozens of students shouting "Kabila get out!" faced off against police officers at Kinshasa's university.
Fifteen Congolese men, accused of plotting to overthrow Congo's president and undergoing military training at a Limpopo farm, have been released.
The Democratic Republic of Congo has halted mining expansion projects due to a power shortage that has it considering a "load-shedding" schedule.
South African diplomats celebrate Jacob Zuma's military and diplomatic interventions contribution to the surrender of the M23 rebels in the DRC.
Crime stats be damned, Goldman Sachs paints a rosy picture of South Africa and President Zuma doesn't have a clue … about Number One.
A new power deal was one of the main agreements signed during President Jacob Zuma's state visit to his Congolese counterpart, Joseph Kabila.
Jacob Zuma has reiterated his support for the DRC government, saying the hundreds of soldiers stationed there is testament to SA's commitment.
Talks between the DRC's government the M23 have collapsed, with the rebels saying Joseph Kabila's team is intentionally delaying the process.
As soldiers get wounded in fighting, the M23 rebel group says South Africa has been duped by DRC President Joseph Kabila.
The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo appears preoccupied with the arrangements for national concertations.
The editor of a daily newspaper in the Democratic Republic of Congo has begun serving a six-month jail term after being convicted of criminal libel.
Activists say the arrest of 20 people for plotting a coup was 'concocted' to curry favour with Kabila. Gregory Mthembu-Salter reports.
Even if the M23 rebels leave Goma, as promised, their invasion is a threat to President Joseph Kabila.
Rwandan President Paul Kagame will not attend Saturday's summit in Uganda seeking a solution to the conflict in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.