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The Democratic Republic of Congo is officially the East African Community's seventh member. And this after Congolese President Félix Tshisekedi formally signed the treaty to join the community during his visit to Kenya. For this occasion,...
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) army has launched a military offensive from Beni in North Kivu province, which borders Uganda and Rwanda, against militia groups that have caused havoc in the east of the...
A train derailment in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) Kasai province in the centre-west of the country has killed at least 24 people and injured over 30. Vietnam News reports quoting police and medical services...
KINSHASA – Democratic Republic of Congo’s election board has told participants in Sunday’s presidential vote it cannot organize the ballot on time, one of the candidates said. Electoral commission CENI summoned candidates to a meeting in...
Global Witness and CCFD-Terre Solidaire welcomed a commitment by EU Trade Commissioner De Gucht and Development Commissioner Piebalgs to make supply chains more transparent, a move that will help prevent natural resource-fuelled conflict. The...
KINSHASA, Dem. Rep. of Congo (DRC) January 10, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — MONUSCO strongly condemns the attacks on civilians by armed groups in several remote villages in Shabunda territory of South Kivu Province. During 1...
Further to its publication of 1 December, the Joint Electoral Observation Mission in the DRC released a statement on 16 December that provided fuller details of the electoral abuses that occurred in the DRC elections...
On 1 December 2011, the Joint Electoral Observation Mission in the DRC released a statement on the DRC's latest elections. Whilst they praised the fact that most people were able to vote successfully, they underlined...
In the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, attacks and rape at the hands of roaming militias can be a devastating feature of everyday life. For Masika Katsuva, these experiences form a brutal part...
The national election campaign officially started on 28 October 2011 in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), exactly one month ahead of historic presidential and legislative elections, scheduled for November 28 2011. 41 humanitarian and...