DR of Congo: UN-backed 'Convoy of Hope' sets sail to bring aid to Oriental Province

A convoy of barges carrying desperately needed aid to the Democratic Republic of the Congo's Oriental Province has set sail from Kinshasa, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) announced today.

Security Council welcomes progress in inter-Congolese dialogue

Members of the United Nations Security Council today welcomed the significant progress made in the formal talks between the parties to the conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

DR of Congo: Security Council reiterates importance of 'full withdrawal' from Moliro

Members of the Security Council today reiterated the importance of a "full withdrawal" by all troops from the strategic southeastern town of Moliro in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) following reports that government soldiers were spotted in the area.