Two pastors among seven killed by Islamist militants in eastern DRC

The remainders of a car after it was hit by a mortar in an attack by ADF militias on two villages near Beni, eastern DRC. (Photo: Getty Images / AFP)
Two Congolese pastors were among the seven Christians killed in attacks by an Islamist militant group in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo earlier this month. Six Christians, including Rev. Kausa Kaule Yosua and his daughter, 27-year-old Masika, were killed in the 10 and 11 November attacks by members of the . . . Read More

DR Congo: Ten killed, nuns kidnapped as presumed Islamist militants strike again in east

DR Congo: Ten killed, nuns kidnapped as presumed Islamist militants strike again in east
At least ten people have died in an attack near the town of Mbangkoro in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s volatile region of North Kivu, on Sunday (20 May). It was nearly 6pm when armed men in uniform started firing at inhabitants. They burned a car, killing some inside; others . . . Read More

Dozens killed as Islamist violence erupts again in eastern DRC

Dozens killed as Islamist violence erupts again in eastern DRC
After a period of relative calm, violence has resumed in eastern DRC. Various attacks by armed groups, including the radical Islamic group Muslim Defense International (MDI), formerly known as the Allied Democratic Forces, have claimed dozens lives among civilians in September and October. In one recent attack on 26 October, . . . Read More