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Africa

US Secretary of State John Kerry appoints former Rep. Thomas Perriello, D-Va., as Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region of Africa - @ReutersZengerle

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Congo

Congo plans to allow 71 children whose adoptions were interrupted by a 2013 suspension to join families in the US and elsewhere, official says - @AP

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Democratic Republic of Congo unrest, January 2015

Congo tells UN its offensive against Rwanda rebels going well - @Reuters

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Congo

2 killed, 13 wounded in rebel ambush of Tanzanian unit of UN peacekeepers in eastern Congo, secretary-general says; 4 peacekeepers reported missing - @AP

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Congo

Congo army says it killed 16 Ugandan Islamic rebels, lost 4 soldiers - @Reuters

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Congo

White House: President Obama spoke with Congo President Kabila; 'emphasized the importance of timely, credible, and peaceful elections' - statement

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Congo

Congo Republic's ruling coalition seeks to end presidential term limits before next year's elections - @Reuters

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Congo

Congo threatens to attack Rwandan Hutu rebels as 6-month ultimatum expires - @ReutersWorld

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Congo

At least 30 people dead in boat accident in Democratic Republic of Congo, official says - @AFP

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Congo

Congo detains 6 UN peacekeepers after luggage search at Goma airport, governor says - @AP

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adoption

Dunedin, Fla., couple allowed to bring ill adopted son out of Congo, advocates say; was unable to leave earlier due to 2013 moratorium on exit permits - @TB_Times

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Congo

Humans rights group report says 51 killed in Congo during police sweep against gangs - @AP

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Ebola outbreak 2014-15

Health minister confirms 2 people have died of Ebola in Congo - @AP

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Ebola outbreak 2014-15

Congo says 2 samples test positive for Ebola in northern outbreak - @Reuters

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Uganda

Armed members of a tribal group near Uganda's border with Congo kill at least 12 in attacks that targeted mostly police stations - @AP

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Congo

11 people, including a former rebel leader, killed in Congo Republic in a clash between police and a group of immigrants from neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo, police say - @Reuters

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Congo

An estimated 40,000 are deported from the Republic of Congo for lacking papers, officials say - @AP

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Congo

#BREAKING International Criminal Court convicts rebel in deadly 2003 attack on eastern Congo village. via @AP - @DenverChannel

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Congo

Congo suspends international adoptions after allegations some children were abandoned or abused - @AP

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Congo

UN experts: Congo military and armed groups commit rights abuses, profit from illegal mining of gold, other resources in eastern Congo - @Reuters

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