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AllAfrica.com
'DRC Win At Chan2016 Gives a Third Term to Kabila'Many international sports bodies, in a bid to protect their turf, sing the slog
'DRC Win At Chan2016 Gives a Third Term to Kabila'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
Many international sports bodies, in a bid to protect their turf, sing the slogan "sports and politics should not mix". They however recognize that politics and sports or sports diplomacy can help influence social, political relations and even... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sisi - Egypt Keen On Bolstering Ties With DRCPresident Abdel Fattah El Sisi expressed on Sunday 7/2/2016 Egypt's keenness to
Sisi - Egypt Keen On Bolstering Ties With DRC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
President Abdel Fattah El Sisi expressed on Sunday 7/2/2016 Egypt's keenness to support development projects in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). During a meeting with visiting Congolese Prime Minister Augustin Matata Ponyo, Sisi said Egypt... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Egypt, DRC Discuss Promoting Bilateral RelationsEgypt's Prime Minister Sharif Ismail held talks with his Congolese counterpart
Egypt, DRC Discuss Promoting Bilateral Relations
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Egypt's Prime Minister Sharif Ismail held talks with his Congolese counterpart Matata Ponyo Mapon and his accompanying delegation to discuss promoting bilateral relations in the presence of several ministers from both sides. Ismail welcomed the... Read more
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International Business Times
John Mpaliza: We urge entire world to tell President Kabila his time in office is up As the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) might witness political instability d
John Mpaliza: We urge entire world to tell President Kabila his time in office is up
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
As the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) might witness political instability due to a possible delay to the presidential election, scheduled for this November, IBTimes UK speaks with a prominent Congolese activist who is calling on the whole world... Read more
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International Business Times
Joseph Kabila: From kadogos commander to DRC's youngest leader Joseph Kabila, current President of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), is
Joseph Kabila: From kadogos commander to DRC's youngest leader
International Business Times / Posted 7 days ago
Joseph Kabila, current President of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), is due to step down this November having served two consecutive terms in office. The leader, who took the lead of the African nation in 2001, has been accused of trying to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Closes Two Opposition TV StationsReporters Without Borders (RSF) joins Journalist in Danger (JED) in condemning
Govt Closes Two Opposition TV Stations
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) joins Journalist in Danger (JED) in condemning the closure of two TV channels in Haut-Katanga province for alleged non-payment of taxes. Both TV channels are owned by former Katanga governor Moïse Katumbi, who used to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uganda and DRC Urged Not to Mine in VirungaThe Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda are under pressure from environment
Uganda and DRC Urged Not to Mine in Virunga
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
The Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda are under pressure from environmentalists not to explore for oil and gas resources in the Virunga area -- a Unesco-listed global heritage site. The development leaves the two countries at crossroads as... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
A Glimmer of Good News for the ICC in Africa2015 was a difficult year for the International Criminal Court (ICC) in Africa.
A Glimmer of Good News for the ICC in Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
2015 was a difficult year for the International Criminal Court (ICC) in Africa. It began with the dropping of charges against Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, who had been accused of crimes against humanity for his alleged role in Kenya's... Read more
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International Business Times
John Mpaliza: We are all connected to abuses in DRC fuelled by economic war As the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) might witness political instability d
John Mpaliza: We are all connected to abuses in DRC fuelled by economic war
International Business Times / Posted 10 days ago
As the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) might witness political instability due to a possible delay to the presidential elections, scheduled for this November, IBTimes UK speaks with a prominent Congolese activist who is calling on the whole world... Read more
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International Business Times
DRC: Who is Moise Katumbi, the Congo's most popular man? Moise Katumbi is one of the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) most powerful
DRC: Who is Moise Katumbi, the Congo's most popular man?
International Business Times / Posted 11 days ago
Moise Katumbi is one of the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) most powerful men and viewed by many as a symbol for change in a country two-thirds the size of Western Europe, but with fewer paved roads than Luxembourg. The former governor of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Elections in Africa ARI's Interactive Election ResourceAt least a dozen sub-Saharan African nations are due to hold presidential or pa
Elections in Africa ARI's Interactive Election Resource
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
At least a dozen sub-Saharan African nations are due to hold presidential or parliamentary elections this year. In Uganda, a divided opposition will struggle to unseat Yoweri Museveni after three decades in office. Denis Sassou Nguesso appears... Read more
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International Business Times
DRC: Presidential elections face 'minimum' one-year delay as Kinshasa brings in riot brigade Presidential elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) face a minimum
DRC: Presidential elections face 'minimum' one-year delay as Kinshasa brings in riot brigade
International Business Times / Posted 12 days ago
Presidential elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) face a minimum delay of 13 months and 10 days, according to a timetable purportedly prepared by the country's electoral commission (CENI). Earlier in January, the UK Foreign and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Eventful Year Beckons for Southern AfricaAn eventful year awaits southern Africa in 2016 as the region intensifies the i
Eventful Year Beckons for Southern Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
An eventful year awaits southern Africa in 2016 as the region intensifies the implementation of key milestones on industrialisation, trade and infrastructure development, as well as the migration to digital broadcasting. On the economic front, the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Political Repression PrevailsJohannesburg — Several Southern African Development Community (SADC) member cou
Political Repression Prevails
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Johannesburg — Several Southern African Development Community (SADC) member countries narrowed the political space for voices critical of the government in the past year, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2016. "Opposition parties,... Read more
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International Business Times
DRC elections 2016: November vote is still 'technically possible' says FCO As uncertainty around whether presidential elections in the Democratic Republic
DRC elections 2016: November vote is still 'technically possible' says FCO
International Business Times / Posted 17 days ago
As uncertainty around whether presidential elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will go ahead in November 2016, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has told IBTimes UK that it is still "technically possible" for the vote to be... Read more
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International Business Times
DRC: Violence against women and girls 'likely to increase' should President Kabila remain in power Abuses against women and girls are likely to increase in the Democratic Republi
DRC: Violence against women and girls 'likely to increase' should President Kabila remain in power
International Business Times / Posted 17 days ago
Abuses against women and girls are likely to increase in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) should incumbent President Joseph Kabila remain in power, an NGO has told IBTimes UK. Anthony Gambino, board member of the Panzi Foundation USA –... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Burundi Crisis - Time for South Africa to LeadNext week, the annual African Union (AU) Summit takes place at the AU headquart
Burundi Crisis - Time for South Africa to Lead
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
Next week, the annual African Union (AU) Summit takes place at the AU headquarters in Addis Ababa. Not generally an event which generates ground-breaking policy, this summit could (and should) be historic: it will be the first time that heads of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Prevent More Bloody Repression in DR CongoOne year ago today, demonstrations began in Kinshasa and other cities across th
Prevent More Bloody Repression in DR Congo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
One year ago today, demonstrations began in Kinshasa and other cities across the Democratic Republic of Congo to protest attempts by President Joseph Kabila to stay in power. When security forces cracked down on demonstrators, peaceful protests... Read more
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International Business Times
DRC: 'Prevent bloody repression' against protesters urge rights activists On the first anniversary of the deadly security forces cracked down on demonstr
DRC: 'Prevent bloody repression' against protesters urge rights activists
International Business Times / Posted 20 days ago
On the first anniversary of the deadly security forces cracked down on demonstrators in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), rights groups are warning security forces could respond the same way to future protests. On 19 January 2015, the police... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bishops Establish Monitoring Committee to Re-Launch Electoral ProcessKinshasa — The National Episcopal Conference of Congo (CENCO) have announced th
Bishops Establish Monitoring Committee to Re-Launch Electoral Process
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
Kinshasa — The National Episcopal Conference of Congo (CENCO) have announced the establishment of a Monitoring Committee to follow political developments in the Country. "The task of the Committee is to maintain contact with all the protagonists, to... Read more
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iafrica.com
DRC to prosecute KatangaThe Democratic Republic of Congo said it plans to prosecute notorious militia l
DRC to prosecute Katanga
iafrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
The Democratic Republic of Congo said it plans to prosecute notorious militia leader Germain Katanga, who had been scheduled to leave prison in Kinshasa on Monday after completing a sentence handed down by the International Criminal Court. "He will... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Can the UN Patch Things Up in DRC?Kinshasa — A year ago, the Congolese army and MONUSCO, the UN peacekeeping forc
Can the UN Patch Things Up in DRC?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
Kinshasa — A year ago, the Congolese army and MONUSCO, the UN peacekeeping force in the Democratic Republic of Congo, were supposed to launch joint operations to take on Rwandan Hutu rebels. Everything was planned down to the last detail, before a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Very Real Risk of Violence' Looms Over Elections, Senior UN Official WarnsThe Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) faces "very real risks of unrest and vio
'Very Real Risk of Violence' Looms Over Elections, Senior UN Official Warns
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) faces "very real risks of unrest and violence" over elections later this year while confronting a "significant deterioration" of security in its war-torn eastern provinces, the top United Nations official in the... Read more
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New Kerala
'Very real risk of violence' looms over DR Congo elections: UN officialNew York, Jan 15 : The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) faces "very real risk
'Very real risk of violence' looms over DR Congo elections: UN official
New Kerala / Posted 25 days ago
New York, Jan 15 : The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) faces "very real risks of unrest and violence" over elections later this year while confronting a "significant deterioration" of security in its war-torn eastern provinces, the top United... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Congo's Catholic Church set to cancel pro-democracy march in blow to oppositionKINSHASA: Catholic leaders in Democratic Republic of Congo, where the church ha
Congo's Catholic Church set to cancel pro-democracy march in blow to opposition
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 27 days ago
KINSHASA: Catholic leaders in Democratic Republic of Congo, where the church has often criticised President Joseph Kabila, expect to cancel a march next month, saying it has been hijacked by partisan interests. Opposition parties and activist... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Countries Are Not GenericWhy we need to use the results of the referendum in Rwanda to think instead of
African Countries Are Not Generic
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
Why we need to use the results of the referendum in Rwanda to think instead of relying on prejudice to judge In 2014, President Blaise Compaoré of Burkina Faso sought to amend his nation's constitution and remove term limits so that he could run for... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Catholic Church in DRC defers memorial marches fearing clashesThe church had called for "peaceful" memorial rallies on February 16 to mark a
Catholic Church in DRC defers memorial marches fearing clashes
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 27 days ago
The church had called for "peaceful" memorial rallies on February 16 to mark a 1992 "March of Christians" that was violently put down by the regime of the erstwhile dictator Mobutu Sese Seko. "This initiative drew contrasting and disproportionate... Read more
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International Business Times
DRC: As help reaches Madaya, 7.5 million people in Congo also need humanitarian aid On the same day that the first shipment of foreign aid in three months reached
DRC: As help reaches Madaya, 7.5 million people in Congo also need humanitarian aid
International Business Times / Posted 27 days ago
On the same day that the first shipment of foreign aid in three months reached Madaya to bring relief to some 40,000 suffering people on 11 January, the UN warned that 7.5 million people in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are in need of... Read more
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International Business Times
DRC: Rallies to raise pressure on Kabila as Opposition launches 'patriotic appeal' Opposition parties in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will unite by hold
DRC: Rallies to raise pressure on Kabila as Opposition launches 'patriotic appeal'
International Business Times / Posted 28 days ago
Opposition parties in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will unite by holding rallies aimed at raising pressure on the current president, Joseph Kabila, to step down when his mandate expires this year. Analysts have warned that there could be a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
DRC President Outlines Vision for National Political DialogueKinshasa — The Democratic Republic of Congo's president, Joseph Kabila, says th
DRC President Outlines Vision for National Political Dialogue
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
Kinshasa — The Democratic Republic of Congo's president, Joseph Kabila, says the country will hold what he calls a national and inclusive political dialogue. The agenda appears to be focused on elections, and some observers believe the president has... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
7,5 million people need humanitarian aid in DR Congo: UNParts of eastern DRC have been wracked by warfare, ethnic strife and armed conf
7,5 million people need humanitarian aid in DR Congo: UN
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 28 days ago
Parts of eastern DRC have been wracked by warfare, ethnic strife and armed conflicts over land and control of mineral resources for more than 20 years. "A complex and protracted crisis of massive proportions has created humanitarian needs for 7.5... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The True Cost of Mineral Smuggling in the DRCNairobi — There has been a soaring demand for commodities from Africa in recent
The True Cost of Mineral Smuggling in the DRC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
Nairobi — There has been a soaring demand for commodities from Africa in recent years, which created a unique opportunity for the continent to plough this windfall into socio-economic development. However, a great portion of the resources that leave... Read more
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BBC News
Social changes to watch out for in Africa - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
Social changes to watch out for in Africa
BBC News / Posted 28 days ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Latin America Social changes to watch out for in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
We Need to Move Away From the 1960's Set UpSince pre-independence, Uganda has continued to position itself as the leading
We Need to Move Away From the 1960's Set Up
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
Since pre-independence, Uganda has continued to position itself as the leading provider of education in the Great Lakes region. It is humbling and yet gratifying to observe that most of the region's past and current presidents have had important... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Africa in 2016 - At the Sangoma's OracleSangomas are traditional healers and diviners in Southern Africa who intercede
Africa in 2016 - At the Sangoma's Oracle
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
Sangomas are traditional healers and diviners in Southern Africa who intercede with the ancestors on behalf of their communities. In assessing Africa's prospects in 2016, it is important to interpret the bones of the sangoma. Starting in West... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Congo opposition to hold rallies to raise pressure on KabilaKINSHASA: Opposition parties in Democratic Republic of Congo said on Friday the
Congo opposition to hold rallies to raise pressure on Kabila
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 1 months ago
KINSHASA: Opposition parties in Democratic Republic of Congo said on Friday they would stage rallies to put pressure on President Joseph Kabila to step down when his mandate expires at the end of the year. The announcement comes a year after at... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Experts Query UN Move to Cut Troops to DRC MissionAs United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon recommended further cut of UN p
Experts Query UN Move to Cut Troops to DRC Mission
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
As United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon recommended further cut of UN peacekeeping mission in DR Congo, some experts questioned whether the UN's biggest peace operation is even relevant. Ban is recommending that 1,700 troops be cut from the... Read more

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