Thousands of students are yet to return to classes as M23 rebels overrun large swathes in eastern DRC. Parents are also wary of sending children to school for fear of being forced to join rebel ranks.
Notorious militia storms Mbidjo area in northeastern Ituri province, killing at least 17 villagers and burning hundreds of homes, officials and residents say.
UN troops come under stone pelting in Beni town of North Kivu province, DRC police say, adding a stray bullet killed one person during a "mess of bullets."
The highest number of cases and fatalities were reported in the Lusambo health zone, with 308 cases and 24 deaths.
If elected, top Lula aide says, the frontrunner presidential candidate plans to focus on the global carbon market and ways to finance conservation and sustainable development in rainforest regions.
Attacks by militias across eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo leave over a dozen people dead since Friday, including six miners who were decapitated by CODECO group rebels, officials say.
The new case of a 46-year-old woman, who died on August 15, comes weeks after the country declared its 14th outbreak over.
During a trip to Rwanda, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken calls on governments to end their support of armed rebel groups behind a resurgence of violence in the east of the DRC.
Out of the 872 inmates, all but 49 had escaped Kakwangura central prison in the town of Mutembo, after armed men attacked the prison leaving at least two police dead, sources say.
Notorious Zaire militants attack village in Ituri province – where they often fight CODECO militia over gold mines control – killing 22 civilians and wounding 16 others, officials say.
The Congolese government said that the spokesperson had made "indelicate and inappropriate" statements, which contributed to the tensions between the population and MONUSCO.
Kinshasa says 36 people were killed – including three who were killed when the UN opened fire on civilians – last week during demonstrations in the country's east.
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