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Reuters
With Congo finances collapsing, desperate government has few optionsof import cover left. Congo's economic pain is fueling political instability.
Reuters / Posted 6 hours ago
of import cover left. Congo's economic pain is fueling political instability. Violent street protests against President Joseph Kabila and a surge in militia attacks and prison breaks have stoked fears the Central African giant could slip back to... Read more
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The Washington Times
Congo tensions rise with election delaysvoter rolls would make an election impossible this year. The postponement viol
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
voter rolls would make an election impossible this year. The postponement violated a tenuous peace deal that President Joseph Kabila and the opposition coalition reached in December — technically when Mr. Kabila was supposed to step down after... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Hidden' Hunger Crisis in Congo Pushing It Closer to Faminepeople deserve to live in dignity. They have suffered enough," he said. Violen
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
people deserve to live in dignity. They have suffered enough," he said. Violence has escalated in Congo since President Joseph Kabila refused to step down after his mandate ended in December. Scott Campbell, head of Central and West Africa at... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Vote Of No Confidence Lessons From South Africawent on to hand over power to someone still young. All African rulers whether
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
went on to hand over power to someone still young. All African rulers whether young or old wants to die in power. Look at Joseph Kabila, in his 40s you can not separate his sanity from that of 94 year old Robert Mugabe and even Zuma demonstrated... Read more
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Gulf News
DR Congo opposition leader Tshisekedi’s body to be repatriated: familyit could touch off massive demonstrations as the Democratic Republic of Congo i
Gulf News / Posted 5 days ago
it could touch off massive demonstrations as the Democratic Republic of Congo is mired in a political crisis over President Joseph Kabila holding onto power beyond his mandate.Tshisekedi was a key political rival who lost to Kabila in disputed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
DR Congo - Opposition Elites Won't Save Usthe DRC, left many Congolese bemused and frustrated in December 2016, when it f
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
the DRC, left many Congolese bemused and frustrated in December 2016, when it facilitated a dialogue that allowed President Joseph Kabila to stay in office despite his mandate having ended. Meanwhile, the political opposition is deeply fragmented,... Read more
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dna
At least 27 people killed in Congo protest - Human Rights Watchdeaths were in the capital, Kinshasa, where members of the separatist sect Bund
dna / Posted 7 days ago
deaths were in the capital, Kinshasa, where members of the separatist sect Bundu dia Kongo (BDK) marched against President Joseph Kabila and attacked a prison on Monday. BDK is just one of many sources of opposition of Kabila that have threatened... Read more
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Reuters
At least 27 people killed in anti-government protests in Congo: HRWof Congo earlier this week, Human Rights Watch said on Thursday. The majority
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
of Congo earlier this week, Human Rights Watch said on Thursday. The majority of the deaths were in the capital, Kinshasa, where members of the separatist sect Bundu dia Kongo marched against President Joseph Kabila and attacked a prison on Mo... Read more
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iol.co.za
Horrors of ethnic cleansing in the DRCby the Congolese government by a new set of laws implemented in August last yea
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
by the Congolese government by a new set of laws implemented in August last year. As an ardent critic of President Joseph Kabila, Nsapu’s discontent with the administration resonated with the public. When his popularity was deemed a threat... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Opposition Protest to Oust Kabilaat rush hour. The protesters want the electoral commission to announce a timet
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
at rush hour. The protesters want the electoral commission to announce a timetable for upcoming elections and President Joseph Kabila to step down. "The situation is very clear," said Denis Kadima, director of the South Africa-based think tank,... Read more
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DW
DR Congo protest to oust Kabila |at rush hour. The protesters want the electoral commission to announce a timet
DW / Posted 8 days ago
at rush hour. The protesters want the electoral commission to announce a timetable for upcoming elections and President Joseph Kabila to step down. "The situation is very clear," said Denis Kadima, director of the South Africa-based think tank,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Drugged and Dragged Into Conflict, Children Suffer 'Terrible Abuse'region is the scene of a growing humanitarian disaster in a nation where violen
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
region is the scene of a growing humanitarian disaster in a nation where violence has escalated since President Joseph Kabila refused to step down when his mandate ended in December. Analysts fear growing violence could spark a repeat... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Congo Security Forces Kill At Least 14 in Rebel Clashesmembers on Kinshasa's main prison and demonstrations by other members against D
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
members on Kinshasa's main prison and demonstrations by other members against Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Joseph Kabila in Kinshasa, Matadi and the southwestern city of Boma, witnesses and security sources said. A series of... Read more
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Aljazeera
Congo security forces kill at least 14 in rebel clashesmembers on Kinshasa's main prison and demonstrations by other members against D
Aljazeera / Posted 9 days ago
members on Kinshasa's main prison and demonstrations by other members against Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Joseph Kabila in Kinshasa, Matadi and the southwestern city of Boma, witnesses and security sources said. A series of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Congo orders internet slowdown to restrict social media: telecoms sourcevia social media, a senior telecoms official based in Kinshasa said. The move
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
via social media, a senior telecoms official based in Kinshasa said. The move comes as opposition is growing to President Joseph Kabila, who refused to step down when his mandate expires in December, with nationwide strikes planned for Tuesday and... Read more
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The Star
Congo security forces kill at least 14 in clashes with sectby BDK members on Kinshasa's main prison and demonstrations by other members ag
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
by BDK members on Kinshasa's main prison and demonstrations by other members against Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila in Kinshasa, Matadi and the southwestern city of Boma, witnesses and security sources said. A series of... Read more
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dna
Congo orders internet slowdown to restrict social media -telecoms sourcevia social media, a senior telecoms official based in Kinshasa said. The move
dna / Posted 10 days ago
via social media, a senior telecoms official based in Kinshasa said. The move comes as opposition is growing to President Joseph Kabila, who refused to step down when his mandate expires in December, with nationwide strikes planned for Tuesday and... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Congo orders internet slowdown to restrict social media - telecoms sourcevia social media, a senior telecoms official based in Kinshasa said. The move
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
via social media, a senior telecoms official based in Kinshasa said. The move comes as opposition is growing to President Joseph Kabila, who refused to step down when his mandate expires in December, with nationwide strikes planned for Tuesday and... Read more
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The Star
Congo orders internet slowdown to restrict social media - telecoms sourcevia social media, a senior telecoms official based in Kinshasa said. The move
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
via social media, a senior telecoms official based in Kinshasa said. The move comes as opposition is growing to President Joseph Kabila, who refused to step down when his mandate expires in December, with nationwide strikes planned for Tuesday and... Read more
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10d
Reuters
Congo orders internet slowdown to restrict social media: telecoms sourcevia social media, a senior telecoms official based in Kinshasa said. The move
Reuters / Posted 10 days ago
via social media, a senior telecoms official based in Kinshasa said. The move comes as opposition is growing to President Joseph Kabila, who refused to step down when his mandate expires in December, with nationwide strikes planned for Tuesday and... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Congo security forces kill at least 14 in clashes with anti-govt sect Joseph Kabila in Kinshasa, Matadi and the southwestern city of Boma, witnesse
Eye Witness News / Posted 10 days ago
Joseph Kabila in Kinshasa, Matadi and the southwestern city of Boma, witnesses and security sources said. FILE: People gather to protest in the neighbourhood of Yolo in Kinshasa... Read more
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dna
Drugged and dragged into conflict, Congolese children suffer 'terrible abuse'region is the scene of a growing humanitarian disaster in a nation where violen
dna / Posted 10 days ago
region is the scene of a growing humanitarian disaster in a nation where violence has escalated since President Joseph Kabila refused to step down when his mandate ended in December. Analysts fear growing violence could spark a repeat... Read more
10d
Reuters
Congo security forces kill at least 14 in clashes with anti-govt sectby BDK members on Kinshasa's main prison and demonstrations by other members ag
Reuters / Posted 10 days ago
by BDK members on Kinshasa's main prison and demonstrations by other members against Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila in Kinshasa, Matadi and the southwestern city of Boma, witnesses and security sources said. A series of... Read more
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Canberra Times
Rwanda votes, with President Paul Kagame expected to extend his long rulereassured that they, too, can cling to power. In the neighbouring Democratic R
Canberra Times / Posted 12 days ago
reassured that they, too, can cling to power. In the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo, for example, President Joseph Kabila is delaying constitutionally mandated elections so that he can prolong his 16-year tenure. In Uganda, President... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
More Than 250 People Killed in DR Kasai Region, Says UNNsapu fighters erupted last August with the killing of a regional tribal leader
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Nsapu fighters erupted last August with the killing of a regional tribal leader who had defied the government of President Joseph Kabila. The violence in the once-calm Kasai region comes on top of a broadly unstable situation in Congo, which has... Read more
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Boston Globe
Rwanda votes, with only one likely winnerfeel reassured that they, too, can cling to power. In the neighboring Democrat
Boston Globe / Posted 12 days ago
feel reassured that they, too, can cling to power. In the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo, for example, President Joseph Kabila is delaying constitutionally mandated elections so that he can prolong his 16-year tenure. In Uganda, President... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
UN report details Congo carnage, warns of 'ethnic cleansing'Nsapu militia began last August with the killing of a regional tribal leader wh
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 13 days ago
Nsapu militia began last August with the killing of a regional tribal leader who had defied the government of President Joseph Kabila. Access for U.N. investigators to the region has been difficult, and security concerns skyrocketed after the... Read more
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WA Today
Rwanda votes, with Paul Kagame expected to extend his long rulereassured that they, too, can cling to power. In the neighbouring Democratic R
WA Today / Posted 13 days ago
reassured that they, too, can cling to power. In the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo, for example, President Joseph Kabila is delaying constitutionally mandated elections so that he can prolong his 16-year tenure. In Uganda, President... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Rwanda votes, with Paul Kagame expected to extend his long rulereassured that they, too, can cling to power. In the neighbouring Democratic R
Brisbane Times / Posted 13 days ago
reassured that they, too, can cling to power. In the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo, for example, President Joseph Kabila is delaying constitutionally mandated elections so that he can prolong his 16-year tenure. In Uganda, President... Read more
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The Age
Rwanda votes, with President Paul Kagame expected to extend his long rulereassured that they, too, can cling to power. In the neighbouring Democratic R
The Age / Posted 13 days ago
reassured that they, too, can cling to power. In the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo, for example, President Joseph Kabila is delaying constitutionally mandated elections so that he can prolong his 16-year tenure. In Uganda, President... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Rwanda votes, with President Paul Kagame expected to extend his long rulereassured that they, too, can cling to power. In the neighbouring Democratic R
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 13 days ago
reassured that they, too, can cling to power. In the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo, for example, President Joseph Kabila is delaying constitutionally mandated elections so that he can prolong his 16-year tenure. In Uganda, President... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Pictures show wounded survivors as UN warns of ethnic cleansing in Democratic Republic of CongoNsapu militia began last August with the killing of a regional tribal leader wh
Irish Examiner / Posted 13 days ago
Nsapu militia began last August with the killing of a regional tribal leader who had defied the government of President Joseph Kabila. Access for UN investigators to the region has been difficult, and security concerns soared after the murder... Read more
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Aljazeera
More than 250 killed in DR Congo's Kasai, says UNNsapu fighters erupted last August with the killing of a regional tribal leader
Aljazeera / Posted 13 days ago
Nsapu fighters erupted last August with the killing of a regional tribal leader who had defied the government of President Joseph Kabila. The violence in the once-calm Kasai region comes on top of a broadly unstable situation in Congo, which has... Read more
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The Star
Army of 'bewitched' children is target of Congo massacresU.N. human rights office, said the violence had spiraled out of control with th
The Star / Posted 13 days ago
U.N. human rights office, said the violence had spiraled out of control with the complicity of the government of President Joseph Kabila, whose mandate expired last December, and the U.N. was concerned it could be used to delay a fresh... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
UN report details Congo butchery, 'ethnic cleansing'Nsapu militia began last August with the killing of a regional tribal leader wh
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 13 days ago
Nsapu militia began last August with the killing of a regional tribal leader who had defied the government of President Joseph Kabila. Access for U.N. investigators to the region has been difficult, and security concerns skyrocketed after the... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
UN report details Congo butchery, 'ethnic cleansing'Nsapu militia began last August with the killing of a regional tribal leader wh
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 13 days ago
Nsapu militia began last August with the killing of a regional tribal leader who had defied the government of President Joseph Kabila. Access for U.N. investigators to the region has been difficult, and security concerns skyrocketed after the... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
UN report details Congo butchery, 'ethnic cleansing'Nsapu militia began last August with the killing of a regional tribal leader wh
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 13 days ago
Nsapu militia began last August with the killing of a regional tribal leader who had defied the government of President Joseph Kabila. Access for U.N. investigators to the region has been difficult, and security concerns skyrocketed after the... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
UN report details killings, butchery in Congo this yearNsapu militia erupted last August with the killing of a regional tribal leader
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
Nsapu militia erupted last August with the killing of a regional tribal leader who had defied the government of President Joseph Kabila. Based on the accounts from people who fled between March and June, the report counted 251 killings,... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
UN report details killings, butchery in Congo this yearNsapu militia erupted last August with the killing of a regional tribal leader
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 13 days ago
Nsapu militia erupted last August with the killing of a regional tribal leader who had defied the government of President Joseph Kabila. Based on the accounts from people who fled between March and June, the report counted 251 killings,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
UN report details killings, butchery in Congo this yearNsapu militia erupted last August with the killing of a regional tribal leader
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 13 days ago
Nsapu militia erupted last August with the killing of a regional tribal leader who had defied the government of President Joseph Kabila. Based on the accounts from people who fled between March and June, the report counted 251 killings,... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
UN report details killings, butchery in Congo this yearNsapu militia erupted last August with the killing of a regional tribal leader
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 13 days ago
Nsapu militia erupted last August with the killing of a regional tribal leader who had defied the government of President Joseph Kabila. Based on the accounts from people who fled between March and June, the report counted 251 killings,... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
UN report details killings, butchery in Congo this yearNsapu militia erupted last August with the killing of a regional tribal leader
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 13 days ago
Nsapu militia erupted last August with the killing of a regional tribal leader who had defied the government of President Joseph Kabila. Based on the accounts from people who fled between March and June, the report counted 251 killings,... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
UN report details killings, butchery in Congo this yearNsapu militia erupted last August with the killing of a regional tribal leader
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 13 days ago
Nsapu militia erupted last August with the killing of a regional tribal leader who had defied the government of President Joseph Kabila. Based on the accounts from people who fled between March and June, the report counted 251 killings,... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Why so many African presidents are ditching term limitsamendment to allow Mr Kagame to outstay the two-term limit. In neighbouring Dem
Namibia Economist / Posted 13 days ago
amendment to allow Mr Kagame to outstay the two-term limit. In neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo the president, Joseph Kabila, has long been mulling a similar ruse. He should have left office last December. In nearby Burundi, Pierre... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why Kabila's Bid to Remain in Power Is Bad NewsPresident Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has barely five
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
President Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has barely five months to save his 17-year regime from a cataclysmic ending. According to the 31 December 2016 all-inclusive political agreement, Kabila should organise elections and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Police Arrest Over 100 in Anti-Kabila ProtestsRepublic of Congo (DRC) arrested more than 100 people as they cracked down on p
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Republic of Congo (DRC) arrested more than 100 people as they cracked down on protesters demanding that President Joseph Kabila leave power by the end of the year, according to two rights groups. A series of marches across the country... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Children Bear Brunt of Militia Violence in Central Congothe area. Kasai is the scene of a growing humanitarian disaster in a nation wh
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
the area. Kasai is the scene of a growing humanitarian disaster in a nation where violence has spiralled since President Joseph Kabila refused to step down when his mandate ended in December. "The crisis is having a devastating impact on... Read more
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Aljazeera
DRC police arrest over 100 in anti-Kabila protestsRepublic of Congo (DRC) arrested more than 100 people as they cracked down on p
Aljazeera / Posted 16 days ago
Republic of Congo (DRC) arrested more than 100 people as they cracked down on protesters demanding that President Joseph Kabila leave power by the end of the year, according to two rights groups. A series of marches across the country... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Home Affairs, DRC sign visa waiver deal on diplomatic passportsMonday’s signing a step in the right direction after a visa waiver agreement wa
Eye Witness News / Posted 16 days ago
Monday’s signing a step in the right direction after a visa waiver agreement was clinched between Presidents Jacob Zuma and Joseph Kabila last June at the South Africa DRC binational commission. She tells her DRC counterpart Emmanuel Shadari it... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Congo police arrest over 100 as anti-Kabila protests dispersedrights group, Amnesty International, said later that more than 100 people had b
Eye Witness News / Posted 16 days ago
rights group, Amnesty International, said later that more than 100 people had been arrested. FILE: DRC President Joseph Kabila. Picture: AFP. KINSHASA – Police in the Democratic Republic of Congo arrested at least 128 people on Monday as... Read more
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