The small province is responsible for 60 percent of oil production in the country but locals say they do not benefit from its revenues.
A World Health Organization expert says the UN body expects continued "intense transmission" of Ebola virus in Congo with community mistrust being a major issue in some areas.
Warring parties have agreed on delaying the formation of a power-sharing government by six months.
Many African governments and prominent political figures hire Trump-linked lobby groups in the US to ease sanctions against them.
The recent attack which DAESH claimed responsibility for is the latest chain of emerging links between the terrorist group and the Allied Democratic Force, a shadowy Ugandan-led group in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The boat was carrying nearly 200 people when it capsized in Lake Kivu in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo last week. Over 100 remain missing.
Butembo city deputy mayor, Patrick Kambale, identifies assailants as "Mai-Mai rebels."
Democratic Republic of the Congo President Felix Tshisekedi declared mourning as 13 people are dead and 142 still missing from a passenger boat that sank on Lake Kivu.
Those killed included 63 suspected terrorists and seven soldiers in clashes following an overnight attack on a military base in Bouhama, according to a military spokesman. Boko Haram has struck inside Chad at least seven times since last year.
Military says a state of emergency has been imposed for the next three months and that the military has also suspended the constitution, closed borders and the country's airspace.
It's the biggest one-day rise since the current outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo was declared last August, health ministry says.
New Congo President has pardoned about 700 political prisoners who were jailed under his predecessor Joseph Kabila Kabange.
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