Congolese Foreign Minister Christophe Lutundula announces that the DRC has signed agreements for the complete withdrawal of the MONUSCO United Nations peacekeeping force. The UN has around 15,000 peacekeepers stationed in the Central African country.
The United Nations reports the discovery of mass graves in Ituri Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo, containing the bodies of 49 civilians. CODECO militants are suspected of being behind the killings.
Islamist militants of the Allied Democratic Forces kill nineteen people near the city of Oicha in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, following a week's worth of protests against the mass killings from rebels that killed four others near a United Nations base.
The United Nations publishes a toned down version of its report into war crimes said to have occurred in the Democratic Republic of the Congo during the 1990s after Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi rejected the report's findings.