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Monday, 08-31-15, 17:56Six Soldiers Killed in DRC Ambush[Al Jazeera] Six soldiers have been killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) North Kivu province, a region where Rwandan Hutu rebels are known to operate, regional and military sources said. read more...
Monday, 08-31-15, 13:36International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances[Monusco] Kinshasa -Martin Kobler, Head of MONUSCO and Jose Maria Aranaz, Representative of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the DRC call for strengthened policies to address enforced disappearances read more...
Monday, 08-31-15, 10:02Plea for Help to Find Fate of Missing Zanzibar Clerics[Daily News] Zanzibar -MUSLIMS in Zanzibar and family members of the missing clerics on Saturday appealed to the government and international community to help bring back home six Muslim clerics kidnapped in DRC's war province almost a month ago. read more...
Monday, 08-31-15, 7:21Congo Name Games' Squad[The Herald] HOSTS Congo have named a strong 20-man squad for the 2015 African Games tournament in which they are in the same group with Zimbabwe's Young Warriors. While it has emerged that the Young Warriors who could not call on any of their foreign-based players such as Marvellous Nakamba actually face the prospects of being hit by player withdrawals with some clubs like Dynamos intending to hold onto their players, the Congolese are not taking chances as they seek to make a huge impact on home soil. read more...
Friday, 08-28-15, 8:00ICC - Long-Awaited Trial Begins for DR Congo Crimes[HRW] The trial of the military commander Bosco Ntaganda for grave crimes in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is scheduled to begin on September 2, 2015, at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague. read more...
Friday, 08-28-15, 7:55Journalists and Media Outlets Hounded in DRC As Tension Mounts[IFEX] This statement was originally published on rsf.org on 14 August 2015. read more...
Thursday, 08-27-15, 13:48ICC - Trial of Bosco Ntaganda for Alleged Crimes in the Democratic Republic of Congo[HRW] On September 2, 2015, the trial of Bosco Ntaganda will start in The Hague at the International Criminal Court (ICC), nine years after the court issued its first arrest warrant against him. Ntaganda, a rebel leader who fought with various armed groups, and was later a general in the Congolese army, is the fourth person to be tried before the ICC for grave international crimes allegedly committed in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The opening statements are expected to last two days. After that, read more...
Thursday, 08-27-15, 12:23Portland Goes Conflict-Free[ENOUGH] Purchasing Policy to Support Peace in Congo read more...
Thursday, 08-27-15, 12:19Danger Looms in DRC As Kabila Maneuvers to Remain in Power[allAfrica] It is becoming increasingly difficult for authoritarian African heads of state to change constitutions that limit them to two terms in power. read more...
Tuesday, 08-25-15, 20:52A Chat With German Ambassador in DRC, Wolfgang Manig,[WFP] By Claude Kalinga -Ambassador Wolfgang Manig, along with WFP's Deputy Country Director Silvia Caruso, recently traveled to the South Ubangi province bordering the Central African Republic where they visited activities implemented by WFP with funding from the Government of German. Upon his return in Kinshasa, the DRC capital, we caught up with him to get his impressions about the mission. read more...

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