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Business 19 Jun 2019 | 12:00 AM

Redtape in cobalt country

KINSHASA: When a foreign investor with multimillion-dollar projects across Africa was told the president of Congo wanted to see him, he booked a suite at one of the country’s top hotels. After six days of waiting, he left.

World 18 May 2019 | 10:50 PM

Cheers and jeers as Europe's far-right rallies in Milan

MILAN (Reuters) - Nationalist parties from across Europe held a rally on Saturday, led by Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini, promising to reshape the continent following next week's EU parliamentary election.

World 09 Apr 2019 | 7:19 PM

Congo president turned down predecessor's PM pick - sources

KINSHASA/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Former Congolese President Joseph Kabila wanted his successor, Felix Tshisekedi, to appoint Albert Yuma, a Kabila ally and chairman of state mining company Gecamines, as prime minister, but Tshisekedi refused, sources familiar with the matter said.

World 16 Mar 2019 | 4:06 AM

Congo ex-leader Kabila's coalition wins decisive senate majority

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Former Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila's coalition won a clear majority in senate elections on Friday, officials said, further undermining his successor Felix Tshisekedi's ability to govern independently.

World 19 Jan 2019 | 8:10 PM

Indian opposition stages giant joint rally to oust Modi

KOLKATA, India (Reuters) - India's main opposition parties joined forces against Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday at a rally which attracted hundreds of thousands of people months ahead of elections.

World 19 Jan 2019 | 3:49 AM

How Kabila's election strategy unraveled in Congo

KINSHASA (Reuters) - In Kinshasa's lush Botanical Garden, the scene was set to celebrate the election of the man Joseph Kabila had chosen to replace him as president of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

World 13 Dec 2018 | 10:54 PM

Congo fire destroys thousands of voting machines for presidential election

KINSHASA (Reuters) - A fire overnight at a warehouse in Congo's capital destroyed thousands of voting machines and ballot boxes that were due to be used in the country's long-delayed Dec. 23 presidential election, authorities said on Thursday.