Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Congo to Postpone Sunday’s Presidential Vote – candidate

KINSHASA – Democratic Republic of Congo’s election board has told participants in Sunday’s presidential vote it cannot organize the ballot on...

Virunga Park oil hunt in DR Congo halted

The hunt for oil is to be halted in Africa’s oldest national park in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, a UK-based...

DRC Aims to Double Tax Revenue From Mining

DRC officials plan to increase tax revenues in mining from 14.5% to 25% of the national budget by 2016, reports Reuters. “Exploitation...

Sexual Violence Still ‘Alarmingly Prevalent’ in DRC

The Democratic Republic of Congo is working to rein in the sexual violence that has plagued the country for two decades,...

If Convicted, No Appeal Available for DRC Officers Charged With Rape,...

According to a high-ranking police officer, if the 41 DRC soldiers currently on trial in Goma for allegedly committing mass rape,...

M23 Representatives Eager to Negotiate with DRC

On Tuesday, those M23 representatives were back in the Ugandan capital, Kampala, where they sat waiting in a hotel for the...

UN Appoints Germany’s Kobler as New DRC Envoy

Yesterday, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appointed Germany’s Martin Kobler as special envoy to the troubled DRC. Kobler, who is currently the UN’s...

EU Takes Step Towards Conflict-free Supply Chains

Global Witness and CCFD-Terre Solidaire welcomed a commitment by EU Trade Commissioner De Gucht and Development Commissioner Piebalgs to make...

DRC / MONUSCO Evacuates Victims of Shabunda Attacks

KINSHASA, Dem. Rep. of Congo (DRC) January 10, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — MONUSCO strongly condemns the attacks on civilians by...

Joint Electoral Observation Mission Makes Further Criticisms of Electoral Abuses in...

Further to its publication of 1 December, the Joint Electoral Observation Mission in the DRC released a statement on 16 December...

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