Uganda sent troops to its central African neighbour in December to help fight a violent rebel group known as the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF).
Many demonstrator young and unemployed, expressing frustration with the ruling party and income inequality.
Vice President Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue announced that the central African nation has abolished the death penalty, calling it a “unique moment.”
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.
Constitutional court rejects appeal filed by the Southern African country's main opposition party, UNITA, saying the evidence it presented "does not call the overall results into question".
Recently declared results place the Movement for the Liberation of Angola as the winner with 51.17 percent of the vote, securing a second term for President Joao Lourenco.
The highest number of cases and fatalities were reported in the Lusambo health zone, with 308 cases and 24 deaths.
Official results announced by the National Electoral Commission show the ruling party MPLA won 51.17 percent of the ballots against 43.95 percent for the main challenger UNITA
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.
Angolans and world leaders gather for the state funeral of former President Jose Eduardo dos Santos as his MPLA party looks almost certain to win Wednesday's elections.
With 33 percent of ballots counted, preliminary results show that the ruling MPLA has grabbed 60.65 percent of the vote, with the main opposition UNITA at 33.85 percent.
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