126 rapes committed in Congo town after army arrived: UN

The U.N. mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo found that 126 rapes were committed in an eastern town after Congolese troops fled there last month as rebels advanced on the provincial capital of Goma, the United Nations said on Tuesday. Congolese troops, aided by a U.N. peacekeepers have been battling the so-called M23 rebels

230 killed, 190 injured in Congo oil tanker explosion

At least 230 people were killed and 190 injured when an oil tanker flipped over and exploded in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a government spokesman said Saturday. While the spokesman, Mende Omalanga, said five of the dead were United Nations peacekeepers, an official with the U.N. mission in the capital of Kinshasa contradicted the […]