Virunga National Park rangers had discovered the newborn gorilla during a patrol in the Tshiaberimu area, according to park authorities.
At least 12 civilians and 38 rebels have died in four days of fighting in the country's northeast, where the army is battling the Allied Democratic Forces and an ethnic-based militia called CODECO.
A bomb exploded at a Congolese restaurant as patrons gathered on Christmas Day in an eastern town where extremists are known to be active.
An investigation has been launched to determine the cause of a plane crash that went down in Kalehe village.
The volcano that devastated the capital of eastern Congo has left in its wake a smouldering political climate.
Officials in Democratic Republic of Congo DR reported a total of 11 cases, including six deaths, since the outbreak started in the North Kivu province’s Beni region on October 8.
The investigation pertains to the joint operations led by the Congolese and Ugandan armies against ADF rebels in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
The announcement from the humanitarian body came as Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo claimed to capture 34 rebels in a joint military operation in eastern DRC.
Hundreds of Ugandan troops cross into the Democratic Republic of Congo to secure bases belonging to the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF).
The military campaign was launched after DRC’s President Felix Tshisekedi authorised Uganda’s troops to enter the country to help fight the terror group blamed for several deadly attacks in the past.
Suspected CODECO rebels blamed for killing at least 22 people in Democratic Republic of Congo's gold-rich Ituri province.
Vast majority of over 100 victims who died in militia attacks were civilians, says a US-based monitoring group.
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