Regional leaders are expected in South Africa for the forthcoming 37th SADC Ordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government to be held in Pretoria.
At least 81 people are feared dead after an overcrowded boat sank in the Kasai River in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
DRC President Joseph Kabila has committed to unlocking the impasse over the staging of the national elections in his country.
Scores of DRC nationals were protesting at the entrance of the Sefako Makgatho presidential guesthouse in Pretoria ahead of President Joseph Kabila’s arrival
The Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein has granted an order that withdraws the refugee status of a former Rwandan Army Chief of Staff, Faustin Kayumba Nyamwasa.
There were over 31 million new cases of internal displacement caused by conflict and the DRC ranks as the top country for displacement caused by conflict.
Democratic Republic of Congo’s newly appointed cabinet under Prime minister Bruno Tshibala took oath of office on Tuesday, but was met with jeers from opposition members.
The African Union Commission says the extension of presidential term limits is a growing threat to democratic rule on the continent.
The first Ebola outbreak since the crisis in West Africa that killed 11 300 people has been declared in northeast Democratic Republic of Congo.