Tag Archives: DRC

19 April 18

Ugandan constitutional coup: a regrettable sign of the times

The coming weeks could represent a make-or-break moment for Uganda’s long-suffering political opposition – and for the political integrity of Africa as a whole. The country’s court is due to review a legal challenge to a recent amendment of the
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18 April 18

UN: DRC aid conference raises $582m from donors

The United Nations says donors pledged $528 million for humanitarian issues in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) at a recent gathering in Geneva.

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12 April 18

DRC: Six park rangers killed in attack at Virunga wildlife sanctuary

Five park rangers and a driver were killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Monday, during an ambush at Virunga National Park.

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09 April 18

DRC: Moïse Katumbi could be barred from election

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC’s) most popular opposition leader could be barred from standing in elections later this year after it was revealed he held Italian citizenship for sixteen years.

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06 March 18

What next for the DRC if election goes ahead, as promised?

Last month, the DRC’s minister of communications, Lambert Mende, said the country’s president, Joseph Kabila, has no intentions of running in elections scheduled to be held in December this year. According to Mende, Kabila has never intended to seek a third
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05 March 18

DRC: More than 30 killed in Ituri province as ethnic clashes continue

More than 30 people have been killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ituri province during the latest round of ethnic violence in the country’s northeast.

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22 February 18

DRC refugees in Rwanda accuse soldiers of shooting at them during food protest

Refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) currently staying in Rwanda say soldiers opened fire upon them and wounded at least two people during a protest on Tuesday.

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20 February 18

DRC: Thousands flee as ‘horrific violence’ escalates

The United Nations says the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is facing a “humanitarian disaster of extraordinary proportions” as violence intensifies in the southeastern Tanganyika state.

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16 February 18

6 DRC soldiers killed by Rwandan troops

Six Congolese soldiers have been killed by the Rwandan army on DRC territory, according to the country’s army.

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09 February 18

DRC: Kabila aide says says president won’t stand in elections

Joseph Kabila’s aide says the Democratic Republic of Congo president won’t stand in this year’s scheduled election.

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