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Monday, 04-20-15, 9:24UN Mission Condemns 'Murderous' Attack On Civilians in North-Eastern DR Congo Town[UN News] The head of the United Nations Organization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) has strongly condemned Wednesday's deadly attack on civilians in North Kivu province and expressed deep condolences to the families of the victims. read more...
Monday, 04-20-15, 9:17Goma - in Fear of Molten Lava[Deutsche Welle] A time bomb is ticking in eastern Congo. Mount Nyiragongo, an active volcano, could erupt at any moment. The ever-present threat is forcing two uneasy neighbors - DRC and Rwanda - to cooperate with one another. read more...
Friday, 04-17-15, 12:27Organized Crime in Wildlife, Gold and Timber, Worth Over One Billion Usd, Further Fuels Conflict in Eastern DR Congo - UN Report[UNEP] Experts estimate that 10-30 per cent of this illegal trade (around US$ 72-426 million per annum) goes to transnational organized criminal networks based outside eastern DRC read more...
Friday, 04-17-15, 11:22Head of Monusco, Condemns the Murderous Attack On Civilians in Matiba[Monusco] Kinshasa -"I am deeply shocked by the killings of civilians near Beni. It is absolutely necessary that FARDC and MONUSCO resume their cooperation. Together it will be possible to avoid a further deterioration of the security situation" declared Martin Kobler, Head of MONUSCO. read more...
Thursday, 04-16-15, 11:43Call for Detained Activists to Be Released[HRW] Kinshasa -Democratic Republic of Congo authorities should immediately release seven peaceful activists who have been wrongfully detained, some since March 15, 2015. Security forces in the eastern city of Goma beat and otherwise mistreated demonstrators protesting government repression, including with water torture. read more...
Wednesday, 04-15-15, 19:18Combatting Sexual Violence & Child Recruitment[allAfrica] New York -Following is the text of remarks before the United Nations Security Council by Jeanine Mabunda Lioko Mudiayi, the personal representative of the president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in charge of sexual violence and child recruitment. read more...
Wednesday, 04-15-15, 8:58Boastful Warri Wolves' Opponents Arrive From Congo Dr[Guardian] NIGERIA'S only surviving team in this year's CAF competitions, Warri Wolves FC, may have to brace up if they hope to secure a ticket to the next round of their CAF Confederation Cup this weekend. read more...
Tuesday, 04-14-15, 9:12Congo Special Envoy Meets President[The Herald] A special envoy of Congo-Brazzaville President Denis Sassou Nguesso yesterday met President Mugabe at State House to introduce to him a former French Government minister who is spearheading energy projects in Africa. Mr Martin Adauki, who is the Diplomatic Advisor to President Sassou Nguesso, came to introduce former French Minister of Ecology, Energy, Sustainable Development and Town and Country Planning Mr Jean Louis Borloo, who served between 2007 and 2010. "President Sassou Nguesso sent me to introduce read more...
Tuesday, 04-14-15, 8:18DRC Ambassador Hails Zim's Sovereignty[The Herald] Zimbabweans should cherish the independence and sovereignty they enjoy despite spirited attempts by the country's detractors to derail gains made following a protracted liberation struggle, an African diplomat has urged. Speaking in an interview yesterday ahead of the country's 35th independence anniversary on Saturday, Democratic Republic of Congo ambassador Mr Mwampanga Mwana Nanga said Zimbabwe was an example to other African countries in the fight for self-determination. read more...
Friday, 04-10-15, 8:39'Most Migrant Prone Kids From DRC'[Times of Zambia] MOST vulnerable children migrating into Zambia are from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a study commissioned by the United Nations Refugee Agency, International Organisation for Migration and UNICEF has revealed. read more...

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