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Namibia Economist
Congo’s president jails his rivala month after the government had accused him of hiring American mercenaries and
Congo’s president jails his rival
Namibia Economist / Posted 15 hours ago
a month after the government had accused him of hiring American mercenaries and plotting a coup. It is a strategy the Congolese government has used before. Another Congolese politician, Jean-Claude Muyambo, is on Human Rights Watch’s list of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S. Sanctions High-Ranking Government Security OfficialToday, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (
U.S. Sanctions High-Ranking Government Security Official
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned a Congolese government official, Céléstin Kanyama, pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13413, as amended by Executive Order 13671, which authorizes the... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
DRC elections this year - says UNRepublic of Congo and urged the president to hold elections by the end of the y
DRC elections this year - says UN
New Zimbabwe / Posted 2 days ago
Republic of Congo and urged the president to hold elections by the end of the year as required by the constitution. The Congolese government has said it is unlikely it will be able to hold elections on time for logistical reasons as opponents of... Read more
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Eye Witness News
US begins targeted sanctions on Congo officialPicture: AFP/ Issouf Sanogo. Democratic Republic of Congo,Congo,Congo clashes,
US begins targeted sanctions on Congo official
Eye Witness News / Posted 4 days ago
Picture: AFP/ Issouf Sanogo. Democratic Republic of Congo,Congo,Congo clashes,Joseph Kabila,Joseph Kabilas government,Congolese government WASHINGTON/KINSHASA – The US government imposed sanctions on a senior police official in the Democratic... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Congo lawmaker arrested over child rapeof Kavumu in eastern Congo's South Kivu province since 2013 have led to an inte
Congo lawmaker arrested over child rape
Sky News Australia / Posted 4 days ago
of Kavumu in eastern Congo's South Kivu province since 2013 have led to an international outcry and criticism of the Congolese government for its alleged inaction. Alexis Thambwe told reporters on Thursday that the militia who work for him... Read more
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News.com.au
Congo lawmaker arrested over child rapeof Kavumu in eastern Congo's South Kivu province since 2013 have led to an inte
Congo lawmaker arrested over child rape
News.com.au / Posted 4 days ago
of Kavumu in eastern Congo's South Kivu province since 2013 have led to an international outcry and criticism of the Congolese government for its alleged inaction. Alexis Thambwe told reporters on Thursday that Frederic Batumike, a deputy... Read more
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Perth Now
Congo lawmaker arrested over child rapeof Kavumu in eastern Congo's South Kivu province since 2013 have led to an inte
Congo lawmaker arrested over child rape
Perth Now / Posted 4 days ago
of Kavumu in eastern Congo's South Kivu province since 2013 have led to an international outcry and criticism of the Congolese government for its alleged inaction. Alexis Thambwe told reporters on Thursday that Frederic Batumike, a deputy... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Congo arrests politician accused of leading militia that raped childrenof Kavumu in eastern Congo's South Kivu province since 2013 have led to an inte
Congo arrests politician accused of leading militia that raped children
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
of Kavumu in eastern Congo's South Kivu province since 2013 have led to an international outcry and criticism of the Congolese government for its alleged inaction. Alexis Thambwe told reporters in the capital Kinshasa that Frederic Batumike,... Read more
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The Star
Congo arrests politician accused of leading militia that raped childrenof Kavumu in eastern Congo's South Kivu province since 2013 have led to an inte
Congo arrests politician accused of leading militia that raped children
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
of Kavumu in eastern Congo's South Kivu province since 2013 have led to an international outcry and criticism of the Congolese government for its alleged inaction. Alexis Thambwe told reporters in the capital Kinshasa that Frederic Batumike,... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Nine killed as Congo troops clash with ex-militia fightersrebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Picture: AFP. Congo,Joseph Kabila,
Nine killed as Congo troops clash with ex-militia fighters
Eye Witness News / Posted 11 days ago
rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Picture: AFP. Congo,Joseph Kabila,Joseph Kabilas government,Congolese army,Congolese government,Congolese police,Congo peace talks,Republic of Congo,Congo protests,United Nations mission in... Read more
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iol.co.za
China to fund DRC power plant$3 billion worth of infrastructure in return for a 68 percent stake in the mine
China to fund DRC power plant
iol.co.za / Posted 13 days ago
$3 billion worth of infrastructure in return for a 68 percent stake in the mine. Moïse Ekanga, executive secretary of the Congolese government office charged with overseeing the deal, said on Tuesday that Sicomines would require 170 MW from the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Motorbike Safari Stops in Aru, DRC: Randgold CEO Brings Hope and Assistance to Former Child Soldiers and Survivors of Sexual Violencepeace and the DRC's track to broader development," said Mabunda. While the OPR
Motorbike Safari Stops in Aru, DRC: Randgold CEO Brings Hope and Assistance to Former Child Soldiers and Survivors of Sexual Violence
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
peace and the DRC's track to broader development," said Mabunda. While the OPR initially sought financial support from the Congolese government, and from other public sector partners, including the Japanese government, they have expanded their... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Still No Justice for Congo's Likofi Victimscondemnation and led the United Kingdom and United States to suspend their poli
Still No Justice for Congo's Likofi Victims
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
condemnation and led the United Kingdom and United States to suspend their police reform programs in Kinshasa. The Congolese government then promised to carry out an investigation and make its report public. With the government report's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Murder By Peacekeepers - Discovery of Mass Grave Provides New Evidenceof enforced disappearance, torture and extrajudicial killings." The UN sent a n
Murder By Peacekeepers - Discovery of Mass Grave Provides New Evidence
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
of enforced disappearance, torture and extrajudicial killings." The UN sent a number of diplomatic communications to the Congolese government in Brazzaville urging judicial investigations into the serious allegations. Little or no action was... Read more
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Eye Witness News
US wants sanctions on Congo leaders, Europe not so sureRepublic of Congo,Congo,United States government,Congo clashes,Joseph Kabila,Jo
US wants sanctions on Congo leaders, Europe not so sure
Eye Witness News / Posted 21 days ago
Republic of Congo,Congo,United States government,Congo clashes,Joseph Kabila,Joseph Kabilas government,Congolese government,Congo protests,Kabila KINSHASA/WASHINGTON – Concerned over Congolese President Joseph Kabila’s apparent... Read more
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Quartz
Africa meant a lot to Muhammad Ali—he meant even more to Africamany ways, it feels like Africa lost a great son just as much as the United Sta
Africa meant a lot to Muhammad Ali—he meant even more to Africa
Quartz / Posted 23 days ago
many ways, it feels like Africa lost a great son just as much as the United States. In the wake of his death, the Congolese government credits Ali with making the country “visible” by hosting the Don King-promoted fight in Kinshasa. On the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Kabila ally floats possibility of Congo referendum on term limitsstreet in Kinshasa, on 19 January 2015. Picture: AFP DRC,DRC unrest,Joseph Kab
Kabila ally floats possibility of Congo referendum on term limits
Eye Witness News / Posted 23 days ago
street in Kinshasa, on 19 January 2015. Picture: AFP DRC,DRC unrest,Joseph Kabila,Joseph Kabilas government,Congolese army,Congolese government,Republic of Congo,DRC rebel attacks,Congolese police KINSHASA – A top ally of Congolese President... Read more
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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 27 days 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 27 days 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 29 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 30 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 1 months 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 1 months 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 1 months 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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