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Congo

UN radio report: Bus crash in Congo kills at least 37 people, injures 22 - AP

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Congo

Congo opposition leader Moise Katumbi flies to South Africa, 1 day after arrest warrant is issued - AP

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Congo

3 Red Cross staff kidnapped 3 days ago in eastern Congo have been freed, organization says - Reuters

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Papa Wemba

Congolese musician Papa Wemba died before reaching hospital, a spokesman for the Ivosep morgue in Abidjan says - Reuters

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Congo

Congolese musician Papa Wemba collapses and dies while performing on stage in Abidjan, Ivory Coast - The Nation

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Congo

Congo Republic's government has intentionally bombed residential areas in country's south, reportedly killing at least 30 people, Amnesty International says - Reuters

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Congo

UN mission in Congo head vows action against Tanzanian peacekeepers accused of sexual abuses in Congo - AP

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Congo

17 people have died in clashes in the Congo in the wake of President Denis Sassou Nguesso's disputed re-election, government says - Reuters

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Brazzaville, Brazzaville, Congo

Heavy gunfire reported in the streets of Brazzaville, the capital of the Republic of Congo, where security forces have been deployed - BBC

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Congo

Heavy weapons fire heard during sporadic Brazzaville, Congo clashes; residents seen fleeing from homes - Reuters

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Central African Republic conflict

Congo starts trial of soldiers accused of sexual abuse in Central African Republic - Reuters

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Republic of the Congo presidential election 2016

Congo police fire teargas, make arrests at meeting of opposition candidates who say incumbent President Denis Sassou Nguesso won re-election fraudulently - Reuters

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Republic of the Congo presidential election 2016

President Sassou Nguesso wins re-election in Republic of the Congo presidential vote, local TV reports - Xinhua

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Republic of the Congo presidential election 2016

Congo president Sassou Nguesso reelected in first round with 60.39% of votes, Interior Minister Raymond Mboulou Zéphyrin says - RFI

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Republic of the Congo presidential election 2016

Congo's Sassou Nguesso leading in presidential poll - Reuters

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Republic of the Congo presidential election 2016

Riot police in Congo use tear gas to disperse 200 opposition supporters trying to get into polling station during counting in country's presidential election - AFP

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Republic of the Congo presidential election 2016

Congo presidential election opens under communications blackout - Reuters

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Republic of the Congo presidential election 2016

Congo presidential candidate Jean-Marie Michel Mokoko says he received police summons on eve of Sunday's elections - AFP

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Republic of the Congo presidential election 2016

Republic of Congo to block telecoms service during Sunday's presidential vote - AP

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Republic of the Congo presidential election 2016

Congo Republic says ordered main telcos MTN, Airtel to block phone, internet service during Sunday's presidential vote - Reuters

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