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02 November 17

DR Congo schedules presidential election for December 2018

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has set the date for its next presidential election.

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30 October 17

UN: Millions facing starvation in Democratic Republic of Congo

The United Nations’ food agency says more than three million people in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are facing starvation unless vital funds are delivered.

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16 October 17

Congo pushes back elections back to April 2019

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s electoral commission says it won’t be ready to hold elections in the country until April 2019.

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13 October 17

Could Kenya’s election fiasco inspire change in DR Congo?

Last month, Kenya’s Supreme Court did something never seen before in Africa. It annulled President Uhuru Kenyatta’s August election victory after opposition candidate Raila Odinga accused the country’s electoral commission of foul play. Not only was it a landmark verdict
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09 October 17

DR Congo set to push election back to late 2018

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s electoral commission is reportedly planning to push back presidential elections until late 2018.

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19 September 17

Forces in DR Congo kill 36 Burundi refugees

Security forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) killed at least 36 Burundi refugees during protests over plans to send them back to Burundi.

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