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Channel NewsAsia
Congo to free five activists to smoothe election negotiationsopposition and ease negotiations over an election timetable after a delayed pre
Congo to free five activists to smoothe election negotiations
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opposition and ease negotiations over an election timetable after a delayed presidential vote. Opponents accuse President Joseph Kabila of deliberately delaying the vote in order to cling to power beyond the end of his mandate in December, a... Read more
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iol.co.za
Red flags are flying in the DRCopposition coalition is prepared to enter only into a dialogue that respects th
Red flags are flying in the DRC
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opposition coalition is prepared to enter only into a dialogue that respects the constitution - which would see President Joseph Kabila leave power on December 20. It also refuses to accept former Togolese prime minister Edem Kodjo as the... Read more
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dna
Burundi president's commission says people want term limits removedend. Often those moves have triggered tensions and violence. In neighbouring D
Burundi president's commission says people want term limits removed
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end. Often those moves have triggered tensions and violence. In neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), President Joseph Kabila is facing protests, with opponents accusing him of seeking to delay elections and stay in office after his term... Read more
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Reuters
Burundi president's commission says people want term limits removedend. Often those moves have triggered tensions and violence. In neighboring D
Burundi president's commission says people want term limits removed
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end. Often those moves have triggered tensions and violence. In neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), President Joseph Kabila is facing protests, with opponents accusing him of seeking to delay elections and stay in office after his term... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
UN blasts DR Congo arrests after strike callin Democratic Republic of Congo's capital Tuesday after the opposition called f
UN blasts DR Congo arrests after strike call
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in Democratic Republic of Congo's capital Tuesday after the opposition called for a national strike to demand President Joseph Kabila end his 15-year rule when his mandate runs out in December. The call for a nationwide shutdown was issued by... Read more
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Raw Story
The link between uranium from the Congo and Hiroshima: a story of twin tragediesdialogue, when many engaged with the issues faced by DRC at this moment, especi
The link between uranium from the Congo and Hiroshima: a story of twin tragedies
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dialogue, when many engaged with the issues faced by DRC at this moment, especially in relation to the presidency of Joseph Kabila. Some argued Shinkolobwe’s miners and their families should be compensated by the Belgian and US governments.... Read more
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Rappler
UN blasts DR Congo arrests after strike callin Democratic Republic of Congo's capital Tuesday after the opposition called f
UN blasts DR Congo arrests after strike call
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in Democratic Republic of Congo's capital Tuesday after the opposition called for a national strike to demand President Joseph Kabila end his 15-year rule when his mandate runs out in December. The call for a nationwide shutdown was issued by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kabila Strike 'Cripples' Kinshasawere closed and streets were mostly empty. Opposition parties in the central A
Kabila Strike 'Cripples' Kinshasa
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were closed and streets were mostly empty. Opposition parties in the central African country demanded that President Joseph Kabila end his rule, as mandated in the constitution. They feared Kabila wanted to delay elections that are due in... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Congo opposition strikes to call for Kabila to step downdisperse dozens of protesters from opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi’s UDPS
Congo opposition strikes to call for Kabila to step down
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
disperse dozens of protesters from opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi’s UDPS party. Democratic Republic of Congo,Congo,Joseph Kabila,Joseph Kabilas government,Congolese government,Congo protests,Kabila KINSHASA – Opponents of Congolese... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
DRC national strike to call for Kabila exitKINSHASA: Opponents of Congolese President Joseph Kabila went on strike on Tues
DRC national strike to call for Kabila exit
New Zimbabwe / Posted 2 days ago
KINSHASA: Opponents of Congolese President Joseph Kabila went on strike on Tuesday to demand that he steps down when his mandate expires in December. In the commercial centre of the capital Kinshasa, home to 12 million people, rush hour seemed... Read more
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Reuters
Congo opposition strikes to call for Kabila to step downDemocratic Republic of the Congo's President Joseph Kabila (2nd R) and First La
Congo opposition strikes to call for Kabila to step down
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Democratic Republic of the Congo's President Joseph Kabila (2nd R) and First Lady Marie Olive Lembe attend the anniversary celebrations of Congo's independence from Belgium in Kindu, the capital of Maniema province in the Democratic Republic of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Congo opposition strikes to call for Kabila to step downKINSHASA: Opponents of Congolese President Joseph Kabila began a general strike
Congo opposition strikes to call for Kabila to step down
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
KINSHASA: Opponents of Congolese President Joseph Kabila began a general strike on Tuesday to demand he steps down when his mandate expires in December. Police fired teargas to disperse a few hundred protesters who had gathered at the headquarters... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Sadc Leaders Have Failed Us'great concern to the Catholic bishops is lack of consistency by the SADC leader
'Sadc Leaders Have Failed Us'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
great concern to the Catholic bishops is lack of consistency by the SADC leaders on leadership issues. "Currently President Joseph Kabila wants to increase his tenure in office through constitutional amendments and Robert Mugabe in Zimbabwe is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Opposition Rejects Talks Over ElectionThe Democratic Republic Congo's main opposition alliance has rejected talks wit
Opposition Rejects Talks Over Election
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The Democratic Republic Congo's main opposition alliance has rejected talks with the government of President Joseph Kabila over elections that were due to have been held in November but have been delayed, and called for a general strike on... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Congo opposition wants strike as election delayed until 2017have not been met. It urges a strike that day instead. Congo's opposition has
Congo opposition wants strike as election delayed until 2017
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have not been met. It urges a strike that day instead. Congo's opposition has long expressed concern that President Joseph Kabila wants an election delay to remain in power beyond his mandate, which ends in December. The electoral... Read more
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Boston Herald
Congo opposition wants strike as election delayed until 2017have not been met. It urges a strike that day instead. Congo's opposition has
Congo opposition wants strike as election delayed until 2017
Boston Herald / Posted 4 days ago
have not been met. It urges a strike that day instead. Congo's opposition has long expressed concern that President Joseph Kabila wants an election delay to remain in power beyond his mandate, which ends in December. The electoral... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Congo opposition wants strike as election delayed until 2017have not been met. It urges a strike that day instead. Congo's opposition has
Congo opposition wants strike as election delayed until 2017
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 4 days ago
have not been met. It urges a strike that day instead. Congo's opposition has long expressed concern that President Joseph Kabila wants an election delay to remain in power beyond his mandate, which ends in December. The electoral... Read more
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Daily Herald
Congo opposition wants strike as election delayed until 2017have not been met. It urges a strike that day instead. Congo's opposition has
Congo opposition wants strike as election delayed until 2017
Daily Herald / Posted 5 days ago
have not been met. It urges a strike that day instead. Congo's opposition has long expressed concern that President Joseph Kabila wants an election delay to remain in power beyond his mandate, which ends in December. The electoral... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Congo opposition wants strike as election delayed until 2017have not been met. It urges a strike that day instead. Congo's opposition has
Congo opposition wants strike as election delayed until 2017
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have not been met. It urges a strike that day instead. Congo's opposition has long expressed concern that President Joseph Kabila wants an election delay to remain in power beyond his mandate, which ends in December. The electoral... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Congo opposition wants strike as election delayed until 2017have not been met. It urges a strike that day instead. Congo's opposition has
Congo opposition wants strike as election delayed until 2017
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 5 days ago
have not been met. It urges a strike that day instead. Congo's opposition has long expressed concern that President Joseph Kabila wants an election delay to remain in power beyond his mandate, which ends in December. The electoral... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Congo opposition wants strike as election delayed until 2017have not been met. It urges a strike that day instead. Congo's opposition has
Congo opposition wants strike as election delayed until 2017
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 5 days ago
have not been met. It urges a strike that day instead. Congo's opposition has long expressed concern that President Joseph Kabila wants an election delay to remain in power beyond his mandate, which ends in December. The electoral... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Congo opposition wants strike as election delayed until 2017but the opposition coalition says it won't take part. Congo's opposition has l
Congo opposition wants strike as election delayed until 2017
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 5 days ago
but the opposition coalition says it won't take part. Congo's opposition has long expressed concern that President Joseph Kabila wants an election delay to remain in power beyond his mandate. The electoral commission announced late... Read more
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Aljazeera
DR Congo opposition rejects talks over electionThe Democratic Republic Congo's main opposition alliance has rejected talks wit
DR Congo opposition rejects talks over election
Aljazeera / Posted 5 days ago
The Democratic Republic Congo's main opposition alliance has rejected talks with the government of President Joseph Kabila over elections that were due to have been held in November but have been delayed, and called for a general strike on... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Congo opposition rejects talks with Kabila government over electionopposition wants Kabila to end his 15-year rule in December as mandated by the
Congo opposition rejects talks with Kabila government over election
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
opposition wants Kabila to end his 15-year rule in December as mandated by the constitution. FILE: DRC president Joseph Kabila speaks during a joint press conference during the closing session of the French-speaking nations 'Francophonie'... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Hundreds on trial for civilian massacres in DR Congothem from the ADF. Security forces clashed with the protesters, who burned an
Hundreds on trial for civilian massacres in DR Congo
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 5 days ago
them from the ADF. Security forces clashed with the protesters, who burned an effigy of the country’s president, Joseph Kabila, as well as flags of his ruling People's Party for Reconstruction and Democracy. One protester was shot dead.... Read more
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Boston Globe
The world in briefshould be postponed until next year to finish the voter registration process. T
The world in brief
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
should be postponed until next year to finish the voter registration process. The opposition has said that President Joseph Kabila would delay the election in order to remain in power beyond his mandate, which ends in December. (AP)Top 10... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
DR Congo Puts Fighters On Trial for Civilian Massacresthem from the ADF. Security forces clashed with the protesters, who burned an
DR Congo Puts Fighters On Trial for Civilian Massacres
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
them from the ADF. Security forces clashed with the protesters, who burned an effigy of the country's president, Joseph Kabila, as well as flags of his ruling People's Party for Reconstruction and Democracy. One protester was shot dead.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kabila Counts On Rwanda, Uganda Backing to Retain PowerDemocratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila is seeking Rwanda and Ugan
Kabila Counts On Rwanda, Uganda Backing to Retain Power
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila is seeking Rwanda and Uganda's support to prolong his stay in office, as pressure mounts on him to organise elections and to drop his bid to extend his current term. President Kabila last week met... Read more
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Swissinfo
Congo opposition rejects talks with Kabila government over delayed electionDemocratic Republic of the Congo's President Joseph Kabila (C) greets supporter
Congo opposition rejects talks with Kabila government over delayed election
Swissinfo / Posted 5 days ago
Democratic Republic of the Congo's President Joseph Kabila (C) greets supporters as he arrives at the airport in Lubumbashi, the capital of Katanga province in the Democratic Republic of Congo, June 13, 2016. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe KINSHASA (Reuters)... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Congo opposition rejects talks with Kabila government over delayed electionKINSHASA: Congo's main opposition alliance on Saturday rejected talks with the
Congo opposition rejects talks with Kabila government over delayed election
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
KINSHASA: Congo's main opposition alliance on Saturday rejected talks with the government of President Joseph Kabila over elections that were due to have been held in November but have been delayed and they called for a general strike on... Read more
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Salon.com
Congo electoral commission says vote should be delayedthan 30 million voters, and because of a lack of funds. Registration began July
Congo electoral commission says vote should be delayed
Salon.com / Posted 5 days ago
than 30 million voters, and because of a lack of funds. Registration began July 31. The opposition has said that President Joseph Kabila would delay the election in order to remain in power beyond his mandate, which ends in December. Kabila, who... Read more
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FOX News
Congo electoral commission says vote should be delayedthan 30 million voters, and because of a lack of funds. Registration began July
Congo electoral commission says vote should be delayed
FOX News / Posted 5 days ago
than 30 million voters, and because of a lack of funds. Registration began July 31. The opposition has said that President Joseph Kabila would delay the election in order to remain in power beyond his mandate, which ends in December. Kabila, who... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Congo electoral commission calls for vote postponement in registration drivethan 30 million voters, and because of a lack of funds. Registration began on J
Congo electoral commission calls for vote postponement in registration drive
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
than 30 million voters, and because of a lack of funds. Registration began on July 31. The opposition said that President Joseph Kabila would delay the election in order to remain in power beyond his mandate, which ends in December. Mr Kabila, who... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Congolese vote delay keeps Kabila in power after mandate endsdue to delays in the registration of millions of new voters was expected. file
Congolese vote delay keeps Kabila in power after mandate ends
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
due to delays in the registration of millions of new voters was expected. file: Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila and his wife. Picture: GCIS. Congo,Joseph Kabila,Joseph Kabilas government KINSHASA - Congo's next election... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rwanda Back to Central Africa Bloc, 10 Years OnAfrican bloc. But both countries now seem to have buried the hatchet after a m
Rwanda Back to Central Africa Bloc, 10 Years On
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
African bloc. But both countries now seem to have buried the hatchet after a meeting between President Paul Kagame and Joseph Kabila last week. After their meeting, Rwanda praised the DRC for its progress in eradicating negative forces -- a... Read more
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Aljazeera
DR Congo puts fighters on trial for civilian massacresthem from the ADF. Security forces clashed with the protesters, who burned an
DR Congo puts fighters on trial for civilian massacres
Aljazeera / Posted 5 days ago
them from the ADF. Security forces clashed with the protesters, who burned an effigy of the country’s president, Joseph Kabila, as well as flags of his ruling People's Party for Reconstruction and Democracy. One protester was shot dead.... Read more
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Rappler
6 suspected rebels on trial for DR Congo massacreput the death toll at 51. The violence added to the existing tension in the DR
6 suspected rebels on trial for DR Congo massacre
Rappler / Posted 5 days ago
put the death toll at 51. The violence added to the existing tension in the DRC, where fears are mounting that President Joseph Kabila plans to hold on to power after his second mandate expires in December. In Beni on Wednesday, an effigy of... Read more
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Reuters
Congolese vote delay keeps Kabila in power after mandate endsDemocratic Republic of the Congo's President Joseph Kabila (2nd R) and First La
Congolese vote delay keeps Kabila in power after mandate ends
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
Democratic Republic of the Congo's President Joseph Kabila (2nd R) and First Lady Marie Olive Lembe attend the anniversary celebrations of Congo's independence from Belgium in Kindu, the capital of Maniema province in the Democratic Republic of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Congolese vote delay keeps Kabila in power after mandate endswill be delayed until at least July 2017, the election commission said on Satur
Congolese vote delay keeps Kabila in power after mandate ends
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
will be delayed until at least July 2017, the election commission said on Saturday, allowing long-standing President Joseph Kabila to stay in power beyond the end of his mandate in December. The election's postponement due to funding... Read more
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Swissinfo
Congo pardons 24 critics to ease political tensionBy Aaron Ross KINSHASA (Reuters) - Congo's government announced pardons for 24
Congo pardons 24 critics to ease political tension
Swissinfo / Posted 6 days ago
By Aaron Ross KINSHASA (Reuters) - Congo's government announced pardons for 24 jailed critics of President Joseph Kabila on Friday in a bid to ease tension ahead of a presidential election set for November. The opposition considers the detained... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Congo pardons 24 critics to ease political tensionKINSHASA: Congo's government announced pardons for 24 jailed critics of Preside
Congo pardons 24 critics to ease political tension
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
KINSHASA: Congo's government announced pardons for 24 jailed critics of President Joseph Kabila on Friday in a bid to ease tension ahead of a presidential election set for November. The opposition considers the detained politicians and democracy... Read more
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Reuters
Congo pardons 24 people considered political prisonershad demanded the release of 26 prisoners as a precondition for participation in
Congo pardons 24 people considered political prisoners
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
had demanded the release of 26 prisoners as a precondition for participation in talks on the election with President Joseph Kabila, who is due to step down after two terms in office. "The government ... has decided that we can lift the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Congo pardons 24 people considered political prisonersset for November. Opposition leaders had demanded the release of 26 prisoners
Congo pardons 24 people considered political prisoners
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
set for November. Opposition leaders had demanded the release of 26 prisoners as a precondition for participation in talks on the election with President Joseph Kabila. (Reporting by Aaron Ross; Editing by Matthew Mpoke Bigg and Richard Balmf... Read more
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Swissinfo
Congo pardons 24 people considered political prisonersCongo President Joseph Kabila signs the Paris Agreement on climate change at Un
Congo pardons 24 people considered political prisoners
Swissinfo / Posted 6 days ago
Congo President Joseph Kabila signs the Paris Agreement on climate change at United Nations Headquarters in Manhattan, New York, U.S., April 22, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri KINSHASA (Reuters) - The Democratic Republic of Congo's government announced... Read more
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Namibia Economist
The march of democracy slowsPaul Kagame, will run for a third term in 2017 after changing his country’s con
The march of democracy slows
Namibia Economist / Posted 7 days ago
Paul Kagame, will run for a third term in 2017 after changing his country’s constitution last year. In DRC President Joseph Kabila seems set simply to ignore the constitution he helped enshrine in 2006. His final term comes to an end in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Two Killed in Anti-government Protest in Eastern Congo, Police Sayin Democratic Republic of Congo ahead of an election set for November in which
Two Killed in Anti-government Protest in Eastern Congo, Police Say
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
in Democratic Republic of Congo ahead of an election set for November in which the opposition has called for President Joseph Kabila to step down after his allotted two terms. Crowds jeered Prime Minister Augustin Matata Ponyo and two... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rwandan Businesses Eye DR Congo Marketto network and explore opportunities in both countries. Last week, President P
Rwandan Businesses Eye DR Congo Market
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
to network and explore opportunities in both countries. Last week, President Paul Kagame and his Congolese counterpart Joseph Kabila agreed to strengthen the two countries' cooperation in energy generation, cross-border trade, and... Read more
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Reuters
Hundreds protest government inaction against violence in eastern Congoadded to tensions in Congo ahead of an election, scheduled for November, in whi
Hundreds protest government inaction against violence in eastern Congo
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
added to tensions in Congo ahead of an election, scheduled for November, in which the opposition has called for President Joseph Kabila to step down after his allotted two terms. Residents of Beni and surrounding towns chanted against the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Troops fire tear gas to halt protest over DR Congo massacreof people on Saturday night, the latest in a string of such attacks. The prote
Troops fire tear gas to halt protest over DR Congo massacre
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 9 days ago
of people on Saturday night, the latest in a string of such attacks. The protesters, who torched an effigy of President Joseph Kabila as well as ruling party flags at the Beni market, claim the authorities have failed to take action against the... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Suspected rebels kill at least 36 civilians in eastern Congogroups in several neighborhoods," said Nicole Katavali, a Beni resident. The a
Suspected rebels kill at least 36 civilians in eastern Congo
Lake Placid News / Posted 10 days ago
groups in several neighborhoods," said Nicole Katavali, a Beni resident. The attack comes just days after Congo President Joseph Kabila visited Beni. Kabila, in nearby Goma on Sunday, denounced the brutality of the attacks and the threat posed to... Read more
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