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International Business Times
Congo-Brazzaville violence: Sassoufit activists send open letter to French MPs over 'silence' Friendship group. "There are a certain number of deputies within the group, wh
Congo-Brazzaville violence: Sassoufit activists send open letter to French MPs over 'silence'
International Business Times / Posted 4 hours ago
Friendship group. "There are a certain number of deputies within the group, who we believe will give the position of the Congolese government, who they are very close to, when they are heard by the French government. The position of such a number... Read more
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International Business Times
DRC: Massacres in Beni – 'People are slaughtered like sheep here' say survivors Demobilisation and Reintegration of former rebels in the community. Initial re
DRC: Massacres in Beni – 'People are slaughtered like sheep here' say survivors
International Business Times / Posted 10 hours ago
Demobilisation and Reintegration of former rebels in the community. Initial reports by the UN mission in DRC (MONUSCO) and Congolese government claimed the rebel ADF-Nalu group, who has resided in the region's dense forest for three decades, was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Full-Scale Assault Launched Against Rwandan RebelsPrevention and Risk Analysis Division at the Institute of Security Studies, the
Full-Scale Assault Launched Against Rwandan Rebels
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Prevention and Risk Analysis Division at the Institute of Security Studies, there are lingering question whether the Congolese government is committed to the eradication of FDLR given the historical links of the Rwandan rebels having fought... Read more
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Gulf News
Construction of world’s largest dam in DR Congo could begin within monthswithout an assessment of its social and environmental impacts and a resettlemen
Construction of world’s largest dam in DR Congo could begin within months
Gulf News / Posted 3 days ago
without an assessment of its social and environmental impacts and a resettlement action plan in place,” said Bosshard. The Congolese government is fast-tracking the construction to fulfil a legally binding contract signed with the South African... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Protester, police officer killed in Congo election proteston 19 January 2015. Picture: AFP. United Nations,DRC,DRC unrest,Congo clashes,
Protester, police officer killed in Congo election protest
Eye Witness News / Posted 4 days ago
on 19 January 2015. Picture: AFP. United Nations,DRC,DRC unrest,Congo clashes,Joseph Kabila,Joseph Kabilas government,Congolese government,Congolese police,United Nations mission in Congo KINSHASA – A protester and a police officer were... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Toxic Gas Beneath DRC Lake Threatens Millionshas now been contracted to remove the carbon dioxide from the Gulf of Kabuno wi
Toxic Gas Beneath DRC Lake Threatens Millions
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
has now been contracted to remove the carbon dioxide from the Gulf of Kabuno with the help of a new technology. The Congolese government in Kinshasa has invested $3 million (2.6 million euros) in the project. Engineers have already... Read more
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DW
Toxic gas beneath DRC lake threatens millions |has now been contracted to remove the carbon dioxide from the Gulf of Kabuno wi
Toxic gas beneath DRC lake threatens millions |
DW / Posted 5 days ago
has now been contracted to remove the carbon dioxide from the Gulf of Kabuno with the help of a new technology. The Congolese government in Kinshasa has invested $3 million (2.6 million euros) in the project. Engineers have already... Read more
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Eye Witness News
UN concerned by rising political tension in Congo ahead of voteof Congo's soldiers opened fire to disperse a crowd of demonstrators on 20 Janu
UN concerned by rising political tension in Congo ahead of vote
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
of Congo's soldiers opened fire to disperse a crowd of demonstrators on 20 January 2015 in Kinshasa. Picture: AFP. DRC,Congolese government,Republic of Congo UNITED NATIONS – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday voiced... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
DR Congo's opposition defiant despite rising crackdownfaced by the opposition and civil society in DRC since the beginning of the yea
DR Congo's opposition defiant despite rising crackdown
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 5 days ago
faced by the opposition and civil society in DRC since the beginning of the year. The UN body meanwhile demanded that the Congolese government allow Thursday's planned rallies to take place. Nonetheless, Julien Paluku, governor of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Defence Minister Sets Record Straightgovernment officials, simply to travel to the Congo to illegally "smuggle" a ch
Defence Minister Sets Record Straight
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
government officials, simply to travel to the Congo to illegally "smuggle" a child. Mimi had been lawfully released by the Congolese government after my clarification of her circumstances and the conclusion of their own investigation. 19.... Read more
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International Business Times
DRC: Opposition parties to sue President Kabila for 'high treason' if elections are delayed crackdown has also been criticised by the US. In a statement tweeted by the US
DRC: Opposition parties to sue President Kabila for 'high treason' if elections are delayed
International Business Times / Posted 8 days ago
crackdown has also been criticised by the US. In a statement tweeted by the US Embassy in Kinshasa on 21 May, it said the Congolese government cannot call for a dialogue among politicians while simultaneously "harassing, arresting and jailing... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Defence minister denies flight was organised ‘simply to smuggle a child’government officials‚ simply to travel to the Congo to illegally ‘smuggle’ a ch
Defence minister denies flight was organised ‘simply to smuggle a child’
Daily Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
government officials‚ simply to travel to the Congo to illegally ‘smuggle’ a child. Mimi had been lawfully released by the Congolese government after my clarification of her circumstances and the conclusion of their own investigation‚”... Read more
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iol.co.za
Mapisa-Nqakula: Here’s the facts about Burundian womanofficials, simply to travel to the Congo to illegally ‘smuggle’ a child. “Mimi
Mapisa-Nqakula: Here’s the facts about Burundian woman
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
officials, simply to travel to the Congo to illegally ‘smuggle’ a child. “Mimi had been lawfully released by the Congolese government after my clarification of her circumstances and the conclusion of their own investigation,” said Mapisa... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Defence minister denies flight was organised ‘simply to smuggle a child’government officials‚ simply to travel to the Congo to illegally ‘smuggle’ a ch
Defence minister denies flight was organised ‘simply to smuggle a child’
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 8 days ago
government officials‚ simply to travel to the Congo to illegally ‘smuggle’ a child. Mimi had been lawfully released by the Congolese government after my clarification of her circumstances and the conclusion of their own investigation‚”... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Defence minister denies helping woman enter SA illegallyDefence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula. Picture: Mia Lindeque/EWN. Burundi,C
Defence minister denies helping woman enter SA illegally
Eye Witness News / Posted 8 days ago
Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula. Picture: Mia Lindeque/EWN. Burundi,Congo,Defence Minister Nosiviwe MapisaNqakula,Congolese government,Nosiviwe Mapisa Ncqakula JOHANNESBURG – Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has slammed reports... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Sunday Times 'twisted' facts on child rescued from life of abuse – Mapisa Nqakulagovernment officials, simply to travel to the Congo to illegally “smuggle” a ch
Sunday Times 'twisted' facts on child rescued from life of abuse – Mapisa Nqakula
News 24 South Africa / Posted 9 days ago
government officials, simply to travel to the Congo to illegally “smuggle” a child. Mimi had been lawfully released by the Congolese government after my clarification of her circumstances and the conclusion of their own investigation. 19.... Read more
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International Business Times
Moïse Katumbi arrives in South Africa for medical treatment crackdown has also been criticised by the US. In a statement tweeted by the US
Moïse Katumbi arrives in South Africa for medical treatment
International Business Times / Posted 10 days ago
crackdown has also been criticised by the US. In a statement tweeted by the US Embassy in Kinshasa on 21 May, it said the Congolese government cannot call for a dialogue among stakeholders while simultaneously "harassing, arresting and... Read more
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Namibia Economist
The guide to the promised land?most influential opposition leader. Few believe the accusation about mercenarie
The guide to the promised land?
Namibia Economist / Posted 13 days ago
most influential opposition leader. Few believe the accusation about mercenaries: despite raiding Mr Katumbi’s homes, the Congolese government has arrested only a few unarmed security guards. The American embassy has dismissed the claim. But even... Read more
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Christian Today
50 more Christians, including women and children, slaughtered by Islamic terrorists in the Congoarmed groups involved in the killings (of civilians)." More than 500 people ha
50 more Christians, including women and children, slaughtered by Islamic terrorists in the Congo
Christian Today / Posted 13 days ago
armed groups involved in the killings (of civilians)." More than 500 people have died in a wave of attacks in eastern Congo since October 2014, rights groups say. The Congolese government has blamed most of those on the Allied Democratic... Read more
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Daily Maverick
ISS Today: As Kabila eyes another term, the AU must speak up“The constitution says you must hold presidential elections three months before
ISS Today: As Kabila eyes another term, the AU must speak up
Daily Maverick / Posted 13 days ago
“The constitution says you must hold presidential elections three months before the president’s mandate expires.” Congolese government: “We are not ready to hold elections. We have to update the voter lists, as per your demand. What’s the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
As Kabila Eyes Another Term, the AU Must Speak Up'The Constitution says you must hold presidential elections three months before
As Kabila Eyes Another Term, the AU Must Speak Up
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
'The Constitution says you must hold presidential elections three months before the president's mandate expires.' Congolese government: 'We are not ready to hold elections. We have to update the voter lists, as per your demand. What's the... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Congolese point accusing fingers at Zuma and Dlamini-ZumaPresident Jacob Zuma has come under fire from Congolese government critics, who
Congolese point accusing fingers at Zuma and Dlamini-Zuma
Mail & Guardian / Posted 14 days ago
President Jacob Zuma has come under fire from Congolese government critics, who accuse him of taking a hands-off approach to the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s unconstitutional attempts to delay elections. The critics said this was because of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SARW Concerned On the Lack of Transparency in the Sale of Freeport Shares to China Molybdenumof levies, taxes and other fiscal dues which would serve to offset the injected
SARW Concerned On the Lack of Transparency in the Sale of Freeport Shares to China Molybdenum
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
of levies, taxes and other fiscal dues which would serve to offset the injected investments. SARW therefore call on the Congolese Government to: Carefully analyse this situation, because in the face of new strategies or initiatives from mining... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
DR Congo denies getting pistols from North KoreaKINSHASA: The Congolese government on Saturday (May 14) denounced as an "outrig
DR Congo denies getting pistols from North Korea
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 days ago
KINSHASA: The Congolese government on Saturday (May 14) denounced as an "outright lie" claims in a UN confidential report its soldiers and police have been equipped with pistols from North Korea in violation of international sanctions. "It's an... Read more
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Swissinfo
U.N. experts accuse Congo general of aiding attacks on civiliansthan 500 people have died in a wave of attacks in eastern Congo since October 2
U.N. experts accuse Congo general of aiding attacks on civilians
Swissinfo / Posted 17 days ago
than 500 people have died in a wave of attacks in eastern Congo since October 2014, rights groups say. The Congolese government has blamed most of those on the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF). Brigadier General Muhindo Akili Mundos... Read more
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Reuters
U.N. experts accuse Congo general of aiding attacks on civiliansthan 500 people have died in a wave of attacks in eastern Congo since October 2
U.N. experts accuse Congo general of aiding attacks on civilians
Reuters / Posted 17 days ago
than 500 people have died in a wave of attacks in eastern Congo since October 2014, rights groups say. The Congolese government has blamed most of those on the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF). Brigadier General Muhindo Akili Mundos... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
UN experts accuse Congo general of aiding attacks on civiliansthan 500 people have died in a wave of attacks in eastern Congo since October 2
UN experts accuse Congo general of aiding attacks on civilians
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 days ago
than 500 people have died in a wave of attacks in eastern Congo since October 2014, rights groups say. The Congolese government has blamed most of those on the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF). Brigadier General Muhindo Akili Mundos... Read more
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The Star
U.N. experts accuse Congo general of aiding attacks on civiliansthan 500 people have died in a wave of attacks in eastern Congo since October 2
U.N. experts accuse Congo general of aiding attacks on civilians
The Star / Posted 17 days ago
than 500 people have died in a wave of attacks in eastern Congo since October 2014, rights groups say. The Congolese government has blamed most of those on the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF). Brigadier General Muhindo Akili Mundos... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
After three years stuck in the Congo, Ethan Long meets adopted familyand Brad Long's son. But for almost three years, he has been stuck in the Democ
After three years stuck in the Congo, Ethan Long meets adopted family
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 18 days ago
and Brad Long's son. But for almost three years, he has been stuck in the Democratic Republic of Congo. In 2013, the Congolese government suspended exit letters – paperwork for already adopted kids like Ethan to leave with their... Read more
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International Business Times
US to enforce DRC sanctions if President Kabila does not hold democratic elections allegations have been vehemently denied by Katumbi. The US Embassy in Kinshasa
US to enforce DRC sanctions if President Kabila does not hold democratic elections
International Business Times / Posted 20 days ago
allegations have been vehemently denied by Katumbi. The US Embassy in Kinshasa told IBTimes UK: "We are concerned that the Congolese government is using the case of a detained American to manufacture claims of US mercenaries in the DRC. We have... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The World Economic Forum and Umuganda Would Be Cosy Bedfellowsand their government. Of course, that courtesy 'forgot' to discriminate against
The World Economic Forum and Umuganda Would Be Cosy Bedfellows
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
and their government. Of course, that courtesy 'forgot' to discriminate against Moïse Katumbi, now in opposition, and the Congolese government has reverted to its familiar turf of all sorts of false accusations. Still, be that as it may, Rwandans... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Meet Presidential Candidate Moïse Katumbclear to what extent these accusations are politicized. But Human Rights Watch
Meet Presidential Candidate Moïse Katumb
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
clear to what extent these accusations are politicized. But Human Rights Watch also released a report today accusing the Congolese government of cracking down on Katumbi and his supporters. A few weeks ago, a pro-Katumbi rally was violently... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Amnesty Award for Human Rights 'Will Help Youth Fight for Rights'very happy. They are really determined. It was a relief to them and to all of u
Amnesty Award for Human Rights 'Will Help Youth Fight for Rights'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
very happy. They are really determined. It was a relief to them and to all of us. Do you think that the pressure on the Congolese government will increase through this award? Yes of course. Up to now they see LUCHA as a rebellious movement, as... Read more
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Quartz
Papa Wemba had strong, but ambiguous, bonds with his motherlandthat exist in the country”.God’s prison visit Nonetheless, he faced three and
Papa Wemba had strong, but ambiguous, bonds with his motherland
Quartz / Posted 23 days ago
that exist in the country”.God’s prison visit Nonetheless, he faced three and a half months in prison, before the Congolese government paid the bail for him. The artist spent this period in intensive prayer, until – as shown in his song... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Tragic end to the life of Africa’s superstarterrible conditions that exist in the country”. God’s prison visit NONETHELES
Tragic end to the life of Africa’s superstar
Daily Dispatch / Posted 24 days ago
terrible conditions that exist in the country”. God’s prison visit NONETHELESS, he faced 3½ months in prison, before the Congolese government paid the bail for him. The artist spent this period in intensive prayer until, he claimed, – as shown in... Read more
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DW
Amnesty award for human rights 'will help youth fight for rights' |very happy. They are really determined. It was a relief to them and to all of u
Amnesty award for human rights 'will help youth fight for rights' |
DW / Posted 24 days ago
very happy. They are really determined. It was a relief to them and to all of us. Do you think that the pressure on the Congolese government will increase through this award? Yes of course. Up to now they see LUCHA as a rebellious movement, as... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Papa Wemba - Strong, but Ambiguous Bonds With His Homethat exist in the country". God's prison visit Nonetheless, he faced three an
Papa Wemba - Strong, but Ambiguous Bonds With His Home
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
that exist in the country". God's prison visit Nonetheless, he faced three and a half months in prison, before the Congolese government paid the bail for him. The artist spent this period in intensive prayer, until - as shown in his song... Read more
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