Ongwen is charged with the greatest number of crimes ever faced by an accused person before the international court
The agreement reached by Congolese political parties aims to have transitional government in place by March next year
A deal could be a breakthrough for a country that has not seen a peaceful transition of power since independence from Belgian colonial rule in 1960.
Following deadly protests in the country on Tuesday, the Roman Catholic bishops leading peace talks say a deal must be struck 'before Christmas'.
Beneath the surface of life in Nakivale, tensions simmer between Ugandan communities and the growing numbers of incomers.
After the September crackdowns the EU, the UN and the International Organisation of the Francophonie (OIF) should have pressed pause on their support.
More than 80% reject changing the Constitution to allow him to stay on and none of his inner circle commands any significant support.
In the Democratic Republic of Congo, people with Down's syndrome are rejected by society. But one organisation is trying to change attitudes.
At least 64 bodies recovered near Beni town in North Kivu, but local authorities warn death toll could rise.
When night falls, gunfire starts across Burundi’s capital; when the sun rises, residents count the bodies
“Unless there is sudden progress on dialogue...[Nkurunziza] is likely to be overthrown in a coup” - Christoph Wille, analyst Control Risks
Air France is assisting in the development of the new airline, which will initially operate services to eight towns and cities.
The dark suits from New York have been visiting, and the numbers look glossy. Is the much-maligned giant rousing itself?
There were surprises. In Egypt, the Justice minister resigned after he said that the “sons of garbage collectors” should not become judges.
Tearful Burundi judge tells of 'enormous' pressure to endorse president's third term bid as court gives in
The vice-president of the country's constitutional court fled on Monday, citing death threats as crisis mounts
Mauritania leader surprises, saying he has no intention of changing the constitution, but he seemingly remains in the minority.
The secret to securing more time to finish your presidential vision is not too complicated, as leaders are increasingly finding out.
President Joseph Kabila would next year become the youngest president to step down on the continent
'We have taken the country back 20 to 25 years': DR Congo grapples with official mobile services block
To hamper communications and curb further protests, the government ordered a block on phone messaging and the Internet.
DRC police open fire at anti-Kabila third term protest; Boko Haram let 20 Cameroon hostages go in army chase
Kabila has ruled over the vast and troubled central African country since 2001.