Congolese forces have killed the leader of an offshoot of a Hutu militia in the restive east of the country, the army said on Sunday, two months after killing the leader of the main faction.
The second patient infected with the Ebola virus in Congo's major city of Goma has died, almost exactly a year after the start of the epidemic
Congo's health minister, Oly Ilunga, resigned on Monday in protest at the presidency's announcement last week that it was stripping his team of control over the response to the Ebola outbreak.
International Criminal Court judges on Monday convicted former Congolese military leader Bosco Ntaganda for atrocities including murder, rape and conscripting child soldiers.
Police on Sunday dispersed hundreds of anti-government marchers in Kinshasa and a protester was shot dead in the eastern city of Goma
At least 39 artisanal miners were killed on Thursday when part of a copper and cobalt mine owned by Glencore collapsed in southeast Congo, the provincial governor said.
Militants attacked a hospital in eastern Congo on Saturday, the latest in a string of assaults on health facilities in the Ebola-hit region.
The Congolese Observatory for Human Rights (OCDH) on Saturday criticised as "lenient" jail terms of up to three years handed out to six police officers accused in the deaths of 13 young men.