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Thursday, 11-20-14, 12:26Flames Totally Out of Afcon As DRC Is Named Best Loser[Malawi24]Malawi's hopes of making it to CAF's 2015 African Cup of Nations as best losers suffered a massive blow after it was revealed that Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) made it through as the best losers from their group. read more...
Thursday, 11-20-14, 4:44DR Congo Through As Best Third-Place Team[CAF]The Leopards of DR Congo claimed the final spot in the qualifiers for the Orange Africa Cup of Nations Equatorial Guinea 2015. read more...
Wednesday, 11-19-14, 13:16Is Moïse Katumbi's Star On the Rise?[African Arguments]Manya and Kris conducted research for DFID DRC's 'Evidence, Analysis and Coordination Programme' (EACP), on behalf of Integrity Research and Consultancy, in April and May 2014. The aim was to present some scenarios based on the pending questions in the years leading to the elections scheduled for 2016. read more...
Tuesday, 11-18-14, 20:10Thousands Flee Katanga Violence[UN News]Deeply concerned about the "catastrophic" humanitarian situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's Katanga province, the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) today urged Congolese authorities and the UN stabilization mission to boost their respective capacities to stem the violence in the long-troubled, resource-rich area known as "the triangle of death." read more...
Tuesday, 11-18-14, 10:39Grandson Executed by Police – Jeanne's Story[HRW]One night in 2013, Jeanne was awakened by pounding on the door of her home in Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, she told Human Rights Watch in a soft, sad voice. When she asked who was there, the men outside yelled "Police!" They broke down her door and rounded up all the men in the house and beat them, but let them go once they found Jeanne's 19-year-old grandson, Joseph, whom Jeanne had helped raise. They dragged her grandson outside the house, shot him three times in the chest, and read more...
Tuesday, 11-18-14, 0:06Rights Group Accuses Police of 'Executing' Young Men[HRW]Kinshasa -Police in the Democratic Republic of Congo summarily killed at least 51 youth and forcibly disappeared 33 others during an anti-crime campaign that began a year ago, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. read more...
Monday, 11-17-14, 14:38Ebola Intervention Comes to an End[MSF]Boende -The Ebola outbreak that started in August in the north of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is now under control as no new cases have been detected after the last confirmed infection on 4 October in the town of Boende. read more...
Monday, 11-17-14, 11:09Jonathan Applauds Eagles' Revival[This Day]Abuja -President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday congratulated the Super Eagles of Nigeria on their dogged and hard-fought victory over the Red Devils of Congo in Pointe Noire. He said their efforts has revived Nigeria's hopes of qualifying for next year's African Nations Cup Finals. This was contained in a statement by Jonathan's spokesman, Dr. Reuben Abati. read more...
Monday, 11-17-14, 5:39FDLR Strike Must Be Lethal[New Times]IF THE FDLR rebels don't surrender voluntarily by January 2, the UN has backed an attack against the genocidal force; but will this impending strike be lethal enough to cripple the group's future capacity to wreck havoc on Rwanda? I am afraid not, and here's why. read more...
Sunday, 11-16-14, 7:51Kinshasa Says It's Ebola Free[Deutsche Welle]The health minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo says his country is free of Ebola. Congo's three-month outbreak killed nearly 50 people. The viral strain involved was different the one ravaging West Africa. read more...

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