A court in Democratic Republic of Congo handed down a life sentence on Tuesday to one of the country's most notorious warlords for crimes against humanity including murder and sexual violence, lawyers in the case said.
Suspected Islamist militants killed at least 15 people overnight in eastern Congo, local officials said on Saturday, in the latest massacre since the army launched a major offensive against the rebels last month.
Health authorities in eastern Congo have introduced a new Ebola vaccine produced by Johnson & Johnson, aid group MSF said on Thursday, to help combat the world's second-worst outbreak of the virus on record.
The International Criminal Court passed its highest ever sentence Thursday, sending a Congolese warlord known as "The Terminator" to prison for 30 years for crimes including murder, rape, and sexual slavery.
Katanga Mining Limited, a
big Congolese copper and cobalt producer, said on Thursday it
would raise around $7.6 billion Canadian dollars ($5.8 billion)
via a rights issue as part of a debt-for-equity swap with parent
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