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Stories with place: Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Congo electoral commission updates voter list 
    Updated: May-23-15 9:56 am

    KINSHASA, Congo - Congo's national electoral commission has updated the country's electoral list ahead of local and provincial elections later this year, the commission said.

  • Congo assesses $6.7 billion contracts with Chinese 
    Updated: May-21-15 11:58 am

    KINSHASA, Congo - Congo's government is bringing in outside experts to investigate the long-term impact of some $6.7 billion in contracts with Chinese companies that critics say could exploit the central African nation's mineral riches.

  • Inmate claims his sentencing was influenced by ethnic bias 
    Updated: May-15-15 4:22 am

    PORTLAND, Maine - A man sentenced to 38 years in prison for the killing of his roommate has asked the Maine Supreme Judicial Court to have his sentence reconsidered.

  • 23 people killed by rebels in villages in Congo's east 
    Updated: May-14-15 10:11 am

    KINSHASA, Congo - Suspected rebels in Congo's North Kivu province using machetes and axes killed 23 people in overnight attacks on villages in the country's east, an official said Thursday.