A fiery bus crash near Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo kills at least 31 people, with another 18 injured.
DRC Air Force Sukhoi Su-25 jets bomb areas held by M23 rebels in North Kivu, including the recently captured town of Bunagana. At least one of the jets violated Rwandan airspace, although Kinshasa says that the incident was a mistake and was not intentional.
Claude Ibalanky, the coordinator of the National Monitoring Mechanism of the Addis Ababa Agreement (MNS), reveals at a workshop organized by the MNS and MONUSCO in Kinshasa that there are residents taking advantage of the instability in eastern Congo.
A cargo plane carrying presidential staff crashes in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, killing all eight passengers and crew onboard. The Russian embassy in Kinshasa says "preliminary information" indicates Russians were on the aircraft.
The Kabila government begins blocking internet access in the capital Kinshasa at midnight, after a Catholic lay group's call to march today, in defiance of a government ban on public demonstrations. A joint statement was released by the American and British embassies on Twitter the day prior, applauding "Congolese citizens exercising their constitutional right to assemble peacefully in support of the full implementation" of the Sylvester agreements of December 2016. The statement also said that those who do not protect these fundamental human rights must be held accountable "at the highest level".
Bundu dia Kongo followers free their leader and 50 other inmates with an attack on the Makala jail of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
A day after street violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo between protesters opposed to President Joseph Kabila and security forces left at least 44 dead, armed men in military uniforms burn down the headquarters of the main opposition Union for Democracy and Social Progress (UDPS) in Kinshasa, DR Congo, killing at least two people.
A Democratic Republic of the Congo protest calling for the resignation of President Joseph Kabila turns violent in Kinshasa, leaving at least 17 people dead, including three police officers. Opposition groups say that 50 people died.
Thousands of people protest in the capital Kinshasa after the national electoral commission decides to postpone the election.
Police in the Democratic Republic of Congo's capital Kinshasa fire on protesters opposing efforts by President Joseph Kabila to delay presidential and parliamentary elections due in 2016 leaving at least four people dead and ten injured.
The Democratic Republic of the Congo recalls its ambassador to the Republic of Congo in connection with a raid on President Joseph Kabila's home in Kinshasa.