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Civilians look at the wreckage of a public transport van following an accident in Mont-Ngafula district of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday.(Reuters Photo)

14 dead, over 24 injured as lorry ploughs into vehicles, pedestrians in DR Congo

By Agence France-Presse | Kinshasa
PUBLISHED ON FEB 17, 2020 03:05 AM IST
Citing witness accounts, Kinshasa public security chief Miguel Bagaya told AFP the lorry smashed into a taxi bus and other vehicles as well as pedestrians after its brakes failed on Sunday.
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Supporters of the runner-up in Democratic Republic of Congo's presidential election, Martin Fayulu hold a sign before a political rally in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo on January 11.(REUTERS File)
Supporters of the runner-up in Democratic Republic of Congo's presidential election, Martin Fayulu hold a sign before a political rally in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo on January 11.(REUTERS File)

Congo under mounting foreign pressure for vote recount

By Reuters | KINSHASA
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2019 07:00 AM IST
Pressure on Kabila has built since the vote, in part because Congo’s influential Catholic Church said tallies by its 40,000-strong monitoring team show a different winner to that announced by the electoral commission.
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A forensic technician ties a used police line together to seal off a crime scene in Monterrey.(Reuters Photo/Representative Image)
A forensic technician ties a used police line together to seal off a crime scene in Monterrey.(Reuters Photo/Representative Image)

50 killed, 100 burnt in oil tanker road crash in DR Congo: Official

By Agence France Presse | Kinshasa
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2018 09:43 AM IST
About 50 people died and 100 were burnt on Saturday after an oil tanker collided with a vehicle on an arterial highway in the west of DR Congo, the acting governor of the region said.
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Authorities were searching for the boat’s owner, who fled following the accident.(AFP File Photo)
Authorities were searching for the boat’s owner, who fled following the accident.(AFP File Photo)
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