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Congo political exiles return as new leader brings reforms

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Sat, 18 May 2019 17:01:00 GMT


Road-rail bridge between Brazzaville and Kinshasa

Africanews

Thu, 16 May 2019 11:23:00 GMT


Congo-Kinshasa: Hijacking the Congolese People's Victory

AllAfrica.com

Thu, 09 May 2019 05:33:00 GMT




Musician Simaro to be buried in Kinshasa on May 5

Daily Nation

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 02:34:00 GMT




Kinshasa Digital Week 2019.

Africa.com

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 01:01:00 GMT





Video: Rivers in Kinshasa are clogged with plastic  FRANCE 24

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Wed, 15 May 2019 16:30:22 GMT

Road-rail bridge between Brazzaville and Kinshasa  africanews

Works on the bridge linking the cities of Kinshasa in the DRC and Brazzaville in the Congo are set to in begin in 2020 according to an announcement made by ...


Thu, 16 May 2019 18:20:00 GMT

Englishmen defeat Congolese wrestlers in mini-tournament  Africanews in English

Two Englishmen paraded through the streets of Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, to celebrate their victory over Congolese wrestlers in ...


Sun, 19 May 2019 21:42:00 GMT

Raila in the DRC for talks with Tshisekedi on infrastructure projects  The Star, Kenya

African Union infrastructure envoy Raila Odinga on Saturday held talks with DRC president Felix Tshisekedi in Kinshasa. He flew to Kinshasa on Friday evening ...


Sat, 18 May 2019 14:25:46 GMT

Congo political exiles return as new leader brings reforms  Associated Press

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congolese art collector and businessman Sindika Dokolo feared being jailed if he returned to his country as an opponent of the ...


Sat, 18 May 2019 19:56:47 GMT

Kinshasa residents fed up of 'rivers' of plastic waste  Yahoo News

In the Democratic Republic of Congo's capital city Kinshasa residents are fed up of the 'rivers' of plastic waste taking over the city's waterways as thousands of ...


Sat, 18 May 2019 13:47:00 GMT

Congo-Kinshasa: Ebola Survivors Can Lose Their Eyesight. What We're Doing to Prevent It  AllAfrica - Top Africa News

Analysis - The ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is the largest outbreak in the country since 1976 when the Ebola virus was ...


Fri, 17 May 2019 08:28:05 GMT

Congo-Kinshasa: RDC - Félix Tshisekedi's Shaky Position  AllAfrica - Top Africa News

Analysis - With no majority in the legislature in a semi-presidential system of government, the new DRC leader's powers appear curbed.


Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Congo-Kinshasa: Prosecute General Amisi  AllAfrica.com

In May 2002, the Rwandan-backed Congolese Rally for Democracy-Goma (RCD-Goma), a rebel movement in the Democratic Republic of Congo, carried out ...


Wed, 15 May 2019 11:47:33 GMT

Musician Simaro to be buried in Kinshasa on May 5  Daily Nation

Congolese musician 's body will flown to Kinshasa from Paris on Sunday.


Tue, 23 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Congo-Kinshasa: Zambia DRC Border Post Set for Facelift  AllAfrica - Top Africa News

The Democratic Republic Congo and Zambia's Kasumbalesa border post is one typical African border.


Mon, 13 May 2019 06:39:03 GMT

Lokole: Congolese Youth are Using Digital Technology to Combat Ebola - Democratic Republic of the Congo  ReliefWeb

STORY HIGHLIGHTS. - The Congolese Ministry of Health organized a hackathon to link digital technology with the fight against the Ebola epidemic that has ...


Mon, 13 May 2019 20:44:12 GMT

Anxiety mounts over Congolese musician Simaro burial plans in Kinshasa  Daily Nation

With uncertainty still persisting on the burial date of legendary Congolese musician Lutumba Simaro in Kinshasa, some Kenyans who had hinted that they would ...


Sun, 21 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

DR Congo entrepreneurs borrow leaf from Rwanda to make Kinshasa clean  The New Times

Kalima (left) and Josee Rashidi, head of Kinshasa's new national sanitation and health agency during the meeting on Friday. Twitter · Facebook · Email ...


Sun, 21 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Congo-Kinshasa: DRC's Felix Tshisekedi Still a President Without a Cabinet  AllAfrica.com

After his election victory last December, the performance of the President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Felix Tshisekedi, is up for scrutiny. He has yet to ...


Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Congo-Kinshasa: Musician Simaro to Be Buried in Kinshasa On May 5  AllAfrica.com

Legendary Congolese musician Lutumba Ndomanueno Simaro will be buried in Kinshasa on May 5, with a befitting State send-off planned. An official ...


Tue, 23 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Now that Kinshasa is just two hours away, what opportunities can Rwandans pursue there?  The New Times

There is so much that a smart entrepreneur can do in Kinshasa, a Congolese who spoke to The New Times during national carrier RwandAir's maiden ...


Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Rwanda: Now That Kinshasa Is Just Two Hours Away, What Opportunities Can Rwandans Pursue There?  AllAfrica.com

Analysis - There is so much that a smart entrepreneur can do to make money in Kinshasa, a Congolese who spoke to The New Times during Rwandan national ...


Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Congo-Kinshasa: Gorillas Posed for Selfies and Excited the World  AllAfrica - Top Africa News

A Congolese park ranger has gone viral on social media after he posting photos of two gorillas who posed for selfies with him. The two gorillas were snapped ...


Tue, 23 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Congo-Kinshasa: Congo's Ebola Outbreak 'Unlikely' to Be Contained Unless Violence Stops  AllAfrica - Top Africa News

Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola outbreak is unlikely to be contained unless violence stops, said the World Health Organization, after attacks halted work ...


Fri, 10 May 2019 17:03:45 GMT

Congo-Kinshasa: British Record Firm to Help Fly Back Mose Fan Fan's Remains  AllAfrica.com

A London-based record label is playing a key role in the funeral arrangements of top Congolese guitarist and composer Mose Se Sengo Fan Fan, who died in ...


Fri, 10 May 2019 15:33:45 GMT

Ebola outbreak deaths top 1,000 in Congo amid clinic attacks  The Associated Press

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — More than 1000 people have died from Ebola in eastern Congo since August, the country's health minister said Friday as hostility ...


Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Congo-Kinshasa: Mose Fan Fan Kin in Nairobi to Collect His Body  AllAfrica.com

Relatives of the Congolese musician Mose Se Sengo Fan Fan, who collapsed and died in Kenya last week, arrived in Nairobi on Saturday morning to collect his ...


Sat, 11 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Congo-Kinshasa: ICC - Prosecutor Opposes Bemba's Compensation Claim  AllAfrica.com

The Prosecutor and Registrar of the International Criminal Court, ICC in The Hague, The Netherlands, on May 8, 2019 asked the court to dismiss former ...


Tue, 14 May 2019 09:07:39 GMT

Congo-Kinshasa: Ebola Outbreak 'Worsening;' Over 1000 Dead  AllAfrica - Top Africa News

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) says the outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo is “worsening” ...


Sat, 04 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Congo-Kinshasa: Doctor Fighting Ebola Outbreak Killed in Attack  AllAfrica - Top Africa News

A doctor fighting an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo was killed in an attack on an eastern hospital, according to the World Health ...


Sat, 20 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Congo-Kinshasa: Félix Tshisekedi Walks a Political Tightrope  AllAfrica - Top Africa News

Analysis - Three months into Félix Tshisekedi's presidency, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) still has neither a government, nor a prime minister.


Thu, 02 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Congo-Kinshasa: Why Responsible Sourcing of DRC Minerals Has Major Weak Spots  AllAfrica - Top Africa News

Analysis - The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is rich in minerals such as coltan, tantalum, tin and gold. All are coveted for their widespread use in modern ...


Mon, 22 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Earthquake info : M4.6 earthquake on Wed, 24 Apr 10:05:56 UTC / 43km NNW of Kaputa, Zambia (Congo - Kinshasa) - 1 experience report  VolcanoDiscovery

Date & time: Wed, 24 Apr 10:05:56 UTC Local time at epicenter: 2019-04-24 12:05:56 +02:00. Magnitude: 4.6. Depth: 10.0 km. Epicenter latitude / longitude: ...


Wed, 24 Apr 2019 10:32:24 GMT

Congo-Kinshasa: Tshisekedi, Kabila Standoff Causes Anxiety in DR Congo  AllAfrica.com

Almost four months after the Congo's President Felix Tshisekedi was inaugurated, he is ruling the country without a prime minister or Cabinet.


Sat, 11 May 2019 08:15:00 GMT

Congo-Kinshasa: Joseph Kabila, Félix Tshisekedi Hijacked Congolese People's Victory  AllAfrica.com

Opinion - The Congolese people were determined to rid themselves of Joseph Kabila's regime on December 30, 2018, the date of the presidential, legislative ...


Thu, 09 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Congo-Kinshasa: UN Worried As Ebola Deaths Leap Over 1 000  AllAfrica.com

THE United Nations (UN) has expressed concern at the death of more than 1 000 people from the the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo ...


Thu, 09 May 2019 12:49:21 GMT

Congo-Kinshasa: Why I Chose to Help - a Doctor From Guinea On Why She Volunteered for the DRC Ebola Crisis  AllAfrica.com

On 24 July 2018, the Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) declared the end of the ninth outbreak of Ebola virus disease (over the ...


Mon, 06 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Congo-Kinshasa: Blockchain Can Help Break the Chains of Modern Slavery, but It Is Not a Complete Solution  AllAfrica - Top Africa News

Analysis - There's a good chance the device on which you are reading this contains cobalt. It's an essential metal for batteries in phones and laptops. There's ...


Fri, 03 May 2019 07:16:10 GMT

Congo-Kinshasa: Committee Against Torture Examines the Situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo  AllAfrica.com

Introducing the report, Marie-Ange Mushobekwa, Minister for Human Rights of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, said that until 2011, both the 1940 Penal ...


Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Back to Kinshasa: The Fight for Democracy in the DRC  Al Jazeera America

"The people always win." Thirty-one-year-old Ben is one of the leaders of a civil society movement campaigning for democracy in the Democratic Republic of ...


Fri, 14 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Congo-Kinshasa: Ebola Situation Worsening, Amidst Growing 'Funding Gap' UN Health Agency Warns  AllAfrica.com

Strengthening both security and the Ebola response effort is essential to contain the growing outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), UN ...


Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Congo-Kinshasa: Selfie of the Year? Internet Falls in Love With Selfie of Gorillas Posing With Virunga Rangers  AllAfrica - Top Africa News

A heart-warming picture of two gorillas Ndakazi and Ndeze posing with game rangers in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been dubbed the selfie of the ...


Wed, 24 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

République démocratique du Congo - Provinces Maï - Ndombe et Kinshasa Contraintes d'accès - Axe routier Kinshasa -Yumbi, 22 Avril 2019 - Democratic Republic of the Congo  ReliefWeb

A *service* provided by UN OCHA. ReliefWeb has been the leading online source for reliable and timely humanitarian information on global crises and disasters ...


Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Congo-Kinshasa: Tributes Pour in for Fallen 'Papa Lolo' Composer Mose Fan Fan  AllAfrica.com

Fans of Lingala music have been thrown into mourning following the death of music icon Mose Se Sengo Fan Fan, popular for the song Papa Lolo, in Nairobi on ...


Mon, 06 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Congo-Kinshasa: More Food Aid Could Boost Fight Against Ebola in Congo, Agencies Say  AllAfrica.com

Giving more food aid in Ebola-struck parts of the Democratic Republic of Congo could help stop the spread of the second-biggest outbreak in history, aid ...


Wed, 24 Apr 2019 20:48:45 GMT

Congo-Kinshasa: WHO Ebola Responder Killed in Attack on the Butembo Hospital  AllAfrica.com

Press Release - Today, Dr Richard Valery Mouzoko Kiboung, an epidemiologist deployed by WHO in the response to the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic ...


Fri, 19 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Witnesses speak about crash that killed mother of 3 on MLK Parkway  WJXT News4JAX

A witness is shedding new light on Wednesday's two-car crash on the MLK Parkway off-ramp at Phoenix Avenue that left a woman dead.


Sat, 20 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

DRC election: Governor bans campaigning in capital Kinshasa  Al Jazeera English

Governor cites likelihood of violence and bans all public rallies, saying it applies to 'all presidential candidates'.


Wed, 19 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

AFRO FUNK - Bamako, Kinshasa, Nairobi…  The Eye of Photography

After their independence, African cities shook the dust blankets of colonization and neocolonialism, which had tarnished their luster. With incredible dynamism ...


Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Experten beunruhigt: Drastischer Anstieg neuer Ebola-Fälle im Kongo  ZEIT ONLINE

Kinshasa (dpa) - Rund zehn Monate nach Beginn der Ebola-Epidemie im Osten des Kongo ist die Zahl neuer Erkrankungen wegen anhaltender Angriffe auf ...


Wed, 01 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

DRC: Opposition denounces Kinshasa polling stations closure  Al Jazeera English

Electoral commission says 20 percent of polling stations in the capital Kinshasa won't be open for Sunday's election.


Fri, 28 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Photography master class in Kinshasa  africanews

The Kinshasa Academy of Fine Arts honours the work of its students in the Master class photography. From digital work flow to pictorial design, from lighting to ...


Wed, 17 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

RwandAir to launch direct flights to DRC's Kinshasa  africanews

Rwandair said it will operate three weekly direct flights on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays from its Kigali hub to N'Djili International Airport, DR Congo's ...


Wed, 10 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Embassy Warns Americans to Leave Congo  VOA News

The U.S. embassy in the Democratic Republic of Congo is warning Americans to leave the country, as Congolese officials prepare to announce election results.


Wed, 09 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

My City Kinshasa  Deutsche Welle

Kinshasa is the capital of rhumba, a city of the arts and city of contrasts. Join actress Amour Lombi, who plays the lead role in the Congolese film Maki'la, on a ...


Fri, 30 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

'Why we faked our Facebook wedding in Kinshasa'  BBC News

Successful, educated and attractive - Arlène Agneroh's friends said the only thing she was missing was a husband.


Sat, 13 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Kinshasa is drowning in waste | News | Africa  Mail and Guardian

The area in front of Kinshasa's main station is bustling with activity. And everybody has to make their way through piles of garbage. Passing vehicles whirl up ...


Wed, 05 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Fire guts key election warehouse in DRC capital, Kinshasa  africanews

Thousands of voting machines and ballot boxes due to be used in the December 23 presidential election have been gutted by fire at a warehouse in Congo's ...


Thu, 13 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

DRC: Kinshasa residents react to oppostion move  africanews

Residents of Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo expressed frustrations on Tuesday, after two Congolese opposition leaders pulled out of a ...


Tue, 13 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Congo President Didn’t Run for Re-election, but He’s Still in Control  The New York Times

In the absence of intense international pressure or a public uprising, neither of which seems imminent, the outgoing president may be outgoing in name only.


Mon, 14 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Meet Kinshasa's first artificial intelligence robot  africanews

He is the first artificial intelligent robot drawing in the masses at a shopping center in Kinshasa. Fred who is offering the services of a mobile phone company to ...


Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

US Embassy in Kinshasa remains closed over active 'militant threat'  africanews

The United States will extend the closure of its embassy in Democratic Republic of Congo into Tuesday because of a possible terrorist threat against U.S. ...


Tue, 27 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Protests erupt in Congo over local election results  Washington Post

Witnesses say at least one person is dead after protests over local elections turned violent in Congo's capital.


Sat, 16 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

DRC's opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi returns to Kinshasa [The Morning Call]  africanews

Thousands take to the streets to greet DRC's opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi as he returns home. Tshisekedi arrived Kinshasa Tuesday to kick off his ...


Wed, 28 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Congestion charging, Congo style Kinshasa’s traffic police make 80% of their income “informally”  The Economist

THE unofficial motto of the Democratic Republic of Congo was first uttered six decades ago by Albert Kalonji, the leader of the short-lived secessionist state of ...


Sat, 08 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Kremlinology in Kinshasa Can anyone stop Congo’s president from doing a Putin?  The Economist

CONGO HAS many problems, but paying the pensions of ex-presidents has never been one of them. Since independence in 1960 all its leaders have either ...


Thu, 13 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

DRC says terror threat against US in Kinshasa is serious  News24

Democratic Republic of Congo's government for the first time says it is taking seriously the terror threat against US government facilities that has closed the US ...


Sat, 01 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Kinshasa based singer L Rice speaks on working with Kenya’s Avril - Entertainment News  SDE Entertainment News

After several years in the musical backwaters, Kinshasa based Congolese singer L Rice has finally reached the top, whipping the local charts with hits like ...


Sat, 04 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

DR Congo police kill two protesting students in Kinshasa  africanews

Two university students were shot dead by police in the Democratic Republic of Congo within the space of four days. The Kinshasa University.


Sat, 17 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

TSHEGUE’s beats rip through the streets of Kinshasa in new video for “The Wheel”  The FADER

French-Congolese duo TSHEGUE's new video is an exhilarating ride through Kinshasa.


Tue, 16 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Church News: Temple dedication 'a dream' for Latter-day Saints in DR Congo — here are highlights from...  Deseret News

When helping to identify images for a last-minute piece of artwork for the new Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Temple, Elder Dale G. Renlund and ...


Mon, 15 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Kabila and Ramazani cast vote in Kinshasa  africanews

The out going president of the Democratic Republic of Cong, Joseph Kabila and his former interior minister-turned presidential candidate, Emmanuel Shadary ...


Sun, 30 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

AU delays delegates' trip to Kinshasa over vote result  News24

The African Union has postponed sending a delegation to the DRC over the country's disputed presidential election after the Constitutional Court declared Felix ...


Mon, 21 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Holy See Press Office announces new Archbishop for Kinshasa  Vatican News

The Holy See's Press Office announces on the Feast of All Saints that Kinshasa's Coadjutor- Archbishop, Fridolin Ambongo Besungu, will now succeed ...


Thu, 01 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Kinshasa rejects US 'terrorist threat' warning  EWN

The conflict-prone central African country heads to the polls on 23 December to elect a successor to longtime President Joseph Kabila as well as lawmakers.


Mon, 26 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

The Kinshasa Declaration for the Eradication of Poliomyelitis and the Promotion of Vaccination [EN/FR] - Democratic Republic of the Congo  ReliefWeb

The below is an English translation of the official declaration. Please refer to the French original for exact language. Kinshasa, 26 July 2018. We, the Governors ...


Mon, 30 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Warning of ‘Fictitious’ Election Results Online, Congo Cuts Internet for 2nd Day  The New York Times

The Democratic Republic of Congo, waiting for official election results, cut internet connections and SMS services for a second day, saying it wanted to avert ...


Tue, 01 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

US embassy in Kinshasa reopens after reported terror threat  Africa Times

The United States embassy in Kinshasa reopened on Tuesday, after closing its doors in response to a terror threat for more than a week. Embassy staff first.


Tue, 04 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

The problem with Cyril Ramaphosa's friendly visit to Kinshasa  Al Jazeera English

As the leader of South Africa, Ramaphosa has a responsibility to stand up to the likes of Joseph Kabila across Africa.


Mon, 20 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Russian embassy in Kinshasa confirms death of three Russian pilots in plane crash  TASS

PRETORIA, December 21. /TASS/. Russia's embassy in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has confirmed the death of three Russian pilots in an An-26 ...


Fri, 21 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

DRC, Congo sign $500m deal to build Kinshasa-Brazzaville connecting bridge  Independent Online

The African Development Bank and Africa50 signed an agreement with the DRC and the Republic of Congo to finance the first road-rail bridge project.


Thu, 08 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

DRC opposition Kinshasa rally authorised for Friday — candidate  Mail and Guardian

Critics worry President Kabila is trying to ensure his favoured successor, Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary, faces no serious challenger. (Reuters) · Comments.


Wed, 24 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

He’s Handing Over the Presidency but Not Necessarily His Power  The New York Times

Forced out by term limits after 17 years, President Joseph Kabila says he would accept an opposition victory in elections this month. But many expect he'll return ...


Fri, 14 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

DRC opposition coalition candidate Fayulu warns on vote credibility on return to Kinshasa  africanews

Congo's coalition opposition candidate, Martin Fayulu, said on his return to Kinshasa on Wednesday that he wanted credible elections in which every voter's ...


Thu, 22 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

The Latest: Congo's new leader vows to combat corruption  The Associated Press

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The Latest on Congo's new president (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Congo's new President Felix Tshisekedi is vowing to take on the ...


Thu, 24 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

RwandAir to launch flights to Kinshasa  The East African

Kinshasa will be RwandAir's 23rd route in Africa and 27th destination globally.


Sat, 06 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Declared Runner-Up Challenges Congo Election Results  The New York Times

Martin Fayulu is demanding a manual recount, accusing the declared winner, Felix Tshisekedi, of a back-room deal with President Joseph Kabila.


Sat, 12 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Rwanda's national carrier launches direct flights to DRC's Kinshasa - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

KIGALI, April 17 (Xinhua) -- Rwanda's national carrier RwandAir on Wednesday launched direct flights to Kinshasa, the capital city of the Democratic Republic of ...


Wed, 17 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Congolese police detain journalists, seize equipment at Kinshasa TV studio  CPJ Press Freedom Online

Goma, August, 1, 2018--Congolese police raided the privately owned television production studio Kin Lartus, detained at least 10 of the studio's journalists, and ...


Wed, 01 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT

"I'm Not Hiding On This One" - Miles From Kinshasa Introduces 'Maybe'  Clash Magazine

South-Londoner Vivien Kongolo - aka Miles from Kinshasa – is ushering in a dream of summer with new single 'Maybe'. The track builds on the 80s-inflected ...


Wed, 03 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

African Union cancels delegation to Kinshasa over vote result  EWN

At a summit on Thursday, AU leaders had cited "serious doubts" about the election figures and called for the final results to be delayed.


Sun, 20 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

A multifaceted intervention to improve syphilis screening and treatment in pregnant women in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo and in Lusaka, Zambia: a cluster randomised controlled trial  The Lancet

Despite international recommendations, coverage of syphilis testing in pregnant women and treatment of those found seropositive remains limited in ...


Fri, 22 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

DRC shuts down internet, SMS ahead of election results  Quartz

An internet shutdown across the Democratic Republic of the Congo is heightening fears of electoral fraud in a presidential election already marred by delays ...


Wed, 02 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Congo’s election may not be fair, but its rural poor still hope it will bring change  The Washington Post

Despite its questionable legitimacy, Sunday's vote is seen by many as a chance to bring about the progress Joseph Kabila's reign has failed to deliver.


Sat, 29 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Cholera – Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo  World Health Organization

From 25 November 2017 through 23 February 2018, 1065 cases including 43 deaths (case fatality rate = 4%) have been reported from 32 out of 35 health zones ...


Fri, 02 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT

US Embassy Kinshasa hosts civil-military operations training with senior Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC) officers  africanews

A "Key Leader Civil-Military Operations Course" will be taught this week at the College des Hautes Etudes de Stategie et de Defense (CHASD). Sponsored by ...


Mon, 08 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Alleged Racism and the Newly-Dedicated Temple in Kinshasa  Patheos

Back in late 2015, when the Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Temple was announced, I posted the following item on my blog, under the title ...


Tue, 16 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

A roadmap for the United States in DRC and other budding African democracies  Brookings Institution

2019 could spell a new era for Congo and the wider region if the international community pivots strategies and uses its available leverage to push for meaningful ...


Fri, 22 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Interior photos of newest Latter-day Saint temple in Africa released  Daily Herald

The newest temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Africa opened to the public Tuesday, ahead of a dedicatory *service* in April.


Wed, 13 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Pope accepts Kinshasa archbishop's resignation  La Croix International

Pope accepts Kinshasa archbishop's resignation. Francis' decision comes just weeks before key elections to replace President Joseph Kabila.


Fri, 02 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT

An Alternative Perspective on the US Decision to Recognize Tshisekedi  Council on Foreign Relations

In the daily Africa in Transition blog, on February 6, 2019, Ambassador Michelle Gavin, a Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations Africa Program, ...


Fri, 08 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Angola's Macon Bus Company to Open Route to Kinshasa  Prensa Latina

Luanda, Mar 19 (Prensa Latina) Angola's Macon bus company will open this first semester its second international route to Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic ...


Tue, 19 Mar 2019 14:53:00 GMT

DRC: What is Joseph Kabila's legacy after 18 years in power?  Al Jazeera English

As the country heads to the much-delayed election, questions over the 47-year-old leader's long rule cast a shadow.


Tue, 25 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

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Kinshasa (; French: [kinʃasa]; formerly Léopoldville (French: Léopoldville or Dutch Leopoldstad )) is the capital and the largest city of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Le pont Kinshasa-Brazzaville fait des vagues sur les deux rives du fleuve Congo

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Johnny Wakelin & The Kinshasa Band - Muhammad Ali Black Superman

2019-05-17T22:53:14+00:00

[Diplomacy] Purchasing Order Request Submitted for Large Passenger Aircraft

2019-05-17T19:54:50+00:00

Qualche considerazione sui templi

2019-05-17T14:39:40+00:00

Road-rail bridge between Brazzaville and Kinshasa

2019-05-17T04:28:09+00:00

[Event] DRC Installs Transportation Safety Board

2019-05-16T17:58:57+00:00

Video: Rivers in Kinshasa are clogged with plastic

2019-05-15T18:15:17+00:00

Video: Rivers in Kinshasa are clogged with plastic

2019-05-15T18:00:20+00:00

[World] - Video: Rivers in Kinshasa are clogged with plastic | France24

2019-05-15T17:02:12+00:00

[World] - Video: Rivers in Kinshasa are clogged with plastic

2019-05-15T16:36:24+00:00

Rey Mysterio expertly dodging Nakamura's Kinshasa

2019-05-15T13:07:42+00:00

[Event] The Beginning of the UN Investigation into the Cabinda Referendum

2019-05-15T02:18:31+00:00

A Tale of Two Sealings (The Kinshasa DR Congo Temple: A Personal Perspective, Part 5)

2019-05-14T04:09:11+00:00

[Event] Tshisekedi's Vow

2019-05-13T15:42:06+00:00

[Procurement] Emergency Procurement

2019-05-13T05:08:16+00:00

[Event] Between Heaven and Hell

2019-05-13T04:40:48+00:00

A Tale of Two Sealings (The Kinshasa DR Congo Temple: A Personal Perspective, Part 5)

2019-05-12T21:29:13+00:00

Over There(2018)[Over There][BRANKO,Miles From Kinshasa]

2019-05-11T02:59:18+00:00



À Kinshasa, c'est tout le monde qui veut faire des vines, quelle épidémie ça ?

https://twitter.com/KhrystBayekola/status/1130296109195243521



Todos viendo y yo aquí viendo como nos vamos a la segunda prórroga entre Bucks y Raptors por el tercer juego de la final de Conferencia

https://twitter.com/Kinshasa182/status/1130289917932843008


The Black Mass, 630, Claymore, Trouble in Paradise, RKO, Kinshasa.........

https://twitter.com/MisaSasekage/status/1130286527047708677

Démarrage en 2020 des travaux du pont route-rail Brazzaville-Kinshasa http://rfi.my/42QG.T  vía

https://twitter.com/PataroSusana/status/1130286486249705472

Validation à Kinshasa des mesures d'application de la loi relative à la conservation de la nature - http://Digitalcongo.net  http://dlvr.it/R51vng 

https://twitter.com/KatotoMedia/status/1130286279839457280

https://bit.ly/2HCITQF > Um "mar" de plástico em rio da cidade de Kinshasa, capital da Rep Dem do Congo, na África. Lidar com o problema da poluição em países extremamente subdesenvolvidos deve ser 1.000x pior.

https://twitter.com/ttdoj/status/1130285658063478786

ALLO KINSHASA NAYOKI QUE BAKANGI VIEUX !! EZA PENA YA SOLO ? BOTUNA NGA KOMBO NAYE TE BOYEBI DÉJÀ 😊

https://twitter.com/M_Christian234/status/1130282485718355969






A défaut du gouvernorat, on peut transformer son domicile en un comptoir d'achat des diamants. Peut il aussi nous brandir les différentes autorisations provinciales du Sankuru pour acheminer cette pierre précieuse à Kinshasa ?

https://twitter.com/tshishimbi1/status/1130272024054644736


* En plein cœur de Kinshasa : une rivière de plastique * _ Esmeralda Labye - 19 Mai 2019 - RTBF _ http://bit.ly/2Hq2gNS 

https://twitter.com/canalUfr/status/1130269240202805248

few clouds -> scattered clouds temperature down 32°C -> 27°C humidity up 59% -> 83% wind 2kmh -> 1kmh

https://twitter.com/KinshasaCD/status/1130257642834677760

Un dimanche à Kinshasa Le tombeau des lucioles Où comment frapper mon petit coeur de femme, amante et soeur.

https://twitter.com/Blue65OBike/status/1130256201172869120

Global Forecast-Fahrenheit  San Francisco Chronicle

Global Forecast as of 23:00 GMT Sunday, May 19, 2019 _____ City/Town, Country;Sunday's Weather Condition;Sunday's High Temp (F);Sunday's Low Temp ...


Sun, 19 May 2019 23:00:00 GMT

Global Forecast-Asia  Taiwan News

Global Forecast - Asia as of 13:30 GMT Sunday, May 19, 2019. Minimum and maximum temperatures in Celsius, precipitation in centimeters and weather ...


Sun, 19 May 2019 13:30:00 GMT

Voters go to polls in DR Congo presidential election  ITV News

People in the Democratic Republic of Congo have begun voting in a presidential election that could bring the troubled country's first peaceful, democratic ...


Sun, 30 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Back to Kinshasa: The Fight for Democracy in the DRC  Al Jazeera America

"The people always win." Thirty-one-year-old Ben is one of the leaders of a civil society movement campaigning for democracy in the Democratic Republic of ...


Fri, 14 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

DRC election: Governor bans campaigning in capital Kinshasa  Al Jazeera English

Governor cites likelihood of violence and bans all public rallies, saying it applies to 'all presidential candidates'.


Wed, 19 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Kinshasa Democratic Republic of Congo Temple opens to public  ABC 4

CONGO, Central Africa (ABC4 New) - Temple tours are opening for the Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo.


Mon, 11 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Meet Kinshasa's first artificial intelligence robot  africanews

He is the first artificial intelligent robot drawing in the masses at a shopping center in Kinshasa. Fred who is offering the services of a mobile phone company to ...


Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Tshisekedi supporters celebrate election victory in Kinshasa  Euronews English

Exuberant supporters of Congo opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi celebrated his surprise win in the presidential election on Thursday.


Thu, 10 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Significant health risks for thousands of people affected by the violence in the Yumbi Health Zone in DRC - Democratic Republic of the Congo  ReliefWeb

English News and Press Release on Democratic Republic of the Congo about Food and Nutrition, Health, Children, IDPs and more; published on 17 Jan 2019 ...


Thu, 17 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Photography master class in Kinshasa  africanews

The Kinshasa Academy of Fine Arts honours the work of its students in the Master class photography. From digital work flow to pictorial design, from lighting to ...


Wed, 17 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

RwandAir to launch direct flights to DRC's Kinshasa  africanews

Rwandair said it will operate three weekly direct flights on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays from its Kigali hub to N'Djili International Airport, DR Congo's ...


Wed, 10 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Congo’s election may not be fair, but its rural poor still hope it will bring change  The Washington Post

Despite its questionable legitimacy, Sunday's vote is seen by many as a chance to bring about the progress Joseph Kabila's reign has failed to deliver.


Sat, 29 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

DRC: Opposition denounces Kinshasa polling stations closure  Al Jazeera English

Electoral commission says 20 percent of polling stations in the capital Kinshasa won't be open for Sunday's election.


Fri, 28 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Fire guts key election warehouse in DRC capital, Kinshasa  africanews

Thousands of voting machines and ballot boxes due to be used in the December 23 presidential election have been gutted by fire at a warehouse in Congo's ...


Thu, 13 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

'Why we faked our Facebook wedding in Kinshasa'  BBC News

Successful, educated and attractive - Arlène Agneroh's friends said the only thing she was missing was a husband.


Sat, 13 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

AU delays delegates' trip to Kinshasa over vote result  News24

The African Union has postponed sending a delegation to the DRC over the country's disputed presidential election after the Constitutional Court declared Felix ...


Mon, 21 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

US Embassy in Kinshasa remains closed over active 'militant threat'  africanews

The United States will extend the closure of its embassy in Democratic Republic of Congo into Tuesday because of a possible terrorist threat against U.S. ...


Tue, 27 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

DRC says terror threat against US in Kinshasa is serious  News24

Democratic Republic of Congo's government for the first time says it is taking seriously the terror threat against US government facilities that has closed the US ...


Sat, 01 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

US Embassy Kinshasa hosts civil-military operations training with senior Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC) officers  africanews

A "Key Leader Civil-Military Operations Course" will be taught this week at the College des Hautes Etudes de Stategie et de Defense (CHASD). Sponsored by ...


Mon, 08 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Ebola worries spike after Congo election violence  Axios

Worries over the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have spiked after violence surrounding last weekend's elections led to hundreds of ...


Thu, 03 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

DRC's opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi returns to Kinshasa [The Morning Call]  africanews

Thousands take to the streets to greet DRC's opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi as he returns home. Tshisekedi arrived Kinshasa Tuesday to kick off his ...


Wed, 28 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Ebola and fire delay presidential election in Congo  UPI News

The Democratic Republic of Congo's election commission said the country's presidential election will be delayed a week due to a fire and Ebola outbreak.


Thu, 20 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Amid concerns of Congo election violence, U.S. deploys troops to Central Africa  NBC News

President Donald Trump said military personnel deployed to nearby Gabon will secure U.S. citizens in Congo in the event "violent demonstrations" break out.


Sat, 05 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Fast-growing African cities at 'extreme risk' from climate change: analysts  Reuters

BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Africa's rapidly expanding cities face huge threats from climate change over the next 30 years, which could bring ...


Tue, 13 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Protests erupt in Congo capital over local election results  CityNews Vancouver

KINSHASA, Congo — Witnesses say at least one person is dead after protests over local elections turned violent in Congo's capital. Members of President Felix ...


Sat, 16 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The deadly cost of DR Congo's pollution  Aljazeera.com

Many say new ban on manufacturing and sale of plastic bags and bottles is not enough to tackle rubbish crisis.


Tue, 02 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

US Embassy in DRC warns of "possible terrorist threat" against US facilities  CNN

The US Embassy in the Democratic Republic of Congo's capital said Saturday it has received "credible and specific information of a possible terrorist threat" ...


Sun, 25 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Kinshasa rejects US 'terrorist threat' warning  News24

The Democratic Republic of Congo has accused Washington of sparking "needless fear" after the US embassy in Kinshasa warned of a "possible terrorist threat" ...


Mon, 26 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Famed Hawk Dikembe Mutombo shares tragic update on child he tried to save  11Alive.com WXIA

LOS ANGELES — An organization founded by a famed former Atlanta Hawks player shared tragic news on Saturday about a young boy whom they strived to ...


Sat, 22 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

DRC: Kinshasa residents react to oppostion move  africanews

Residents of Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo expressed frustrations on Tuesday, after two Congolese opposition leaders pulled out of a ...


Tue, 13 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

DR Congo police kill two protesting students in Kinshasa  africanews

Two university students were shot dead by police in the Democratic Republic of Congo within the space of four days. The Kinshasa University.


Sat, 17 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Six Killed In Plane Crash In DRC Election Flight  iAfrica.com

Six people were killed when a plane chartered by DR Congo's election commission crashed near Kinshasa airport, sources said on Friday.


Fri, 21 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

DRC: What is Joseph Kabila's legacy after 18 years in power?  Al Jazeera English

As the country heads to the much-delayed election, questions over the 47-year-old leader's long rule cast a shadow.


Tue, 25 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

DR Congo result delay: Voters 'must be patient'  BBC News

Voters awaiting the results of last Sunday's presidential poll in the Democratic Republic of Congo need to be patient, the electoral commission says. So far 53% ...


Sun, 06 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

DRC: one police officer dead during violent protest as ruling party fail to win senate seat  africanews

At least one police officer was killed during violent protest in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo following the crushing defeat of ...


Sun, 17 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Climate risk profile: Democratic Republic of Congo - Fact Sheet - Democratic Republic of the Congo  ReliefWeb

English News and Press Release on Democratic Republic of the Congo about Agriculture, Climate Change and Environment, Drought, Land Slide and more; ...


Tue, 17 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT

DRC poll hub: Tshisekedi sworn in, Kabila's new look, Congolese joy  africanews

The elections body, CENI, declared Felix Tshisekedi winner of the poll but a fellow opposition candidate, Martin Fayulu, is in court challenging the results.


Fri, 25 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Bridge over Congo River project agreement signed  WALB

A bridge across Africa's mighty Congo River, the first to link the capital cities of Kinshasa and Brazzaville, is planned according to an agreement signed in ...


Fri, 09 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Africa's week in pictures: 18-24 January 2019  BBC News

A selection of photos from across Africa and Africans elsewhere this week.


Fri, 25 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

US orders non-emergency staff out of DR Congo before vote  Al Jazeera English

The US Department of State said on Saturday it has ordered non-emergency government staff and family members of government employees to leave the ...


Sun, 16 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

The problem with Cyril Ramaphosa's friendly visit to Kinshasa  Al Jazeera English

As the leader of South Africa, Ramaphosa has a responsibility to stand up to the likes of Joseph Kabila across Africa.


Mon, 20 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT

DRC opposition coalition candidate Fayulu warns on vote credibility on return to Kinshasa  africanews

Congo's coalition opposition candidate, Martin Fayulu, said on his return to Kinshasa on Wednesday that he wanted credible elections in which every voter's ...


Thu, 22 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

At least 50 dead, 100 burned in Congo tanker truck fire  WWBT NBC12 News

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — At least 50 people were killed and more than 100 were badly burned when a tanker truck in Congo collided with another truck and, ...


Sat, 06 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

US embassy in DRC closed over security threat  africanews

The United States announced a closure of its embassy in Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC. The embassy in a statement on Sunday, ...


Mon, 26 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Police in DR Congo accused of extrajudicial killings  Aljazeera.com

Human Rights Watch says police killed at least 27 people, some of whom were mutilated, during 2018 crackdown on gangs.


Thu, 21 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

DRC's Kabila insists vote will go ahead on December 30  Aljazeera.com

In interview with Al Jazeera, Kabila rejects opposition claims that he is delaying polls to extend his stay in office.


Thu, 27 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Congo Flooding Kills at Least 33  The Weather Channel

Here's the latest on deadly flooding that occurred in and around the capital of Kinshasa.


Thu, 04 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Citing 'serious doubts', AU urges delay to final DRC vote results  Aljazeera.com

African Union agrees to urgently send 'high-level delegation' to Kinshasa to find way out of DRC's political crisis.


Thu, 17 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Congo Clamps Down On Media And Communications As Vote Counting Continues  iAfrica.com

The authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are clamping down on media and communications as vote counting continues following Sunday's ...


Thu, 03 Jan 2019 08:47:47 GMT

Belgium children face DNA tests amid DR Congo kidnap fears  BBC News

Belgian authorities have asked for DNA samples of children adopted from the Democratic Republic of Congo to establish if their biological parents are still alive, ...


Tue, 29 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Can the Congo save itself, and its near-mythical okapi?  CNN

Half zebra, half giraffe, the okapi was only discovered in 1901. Much like the country it is native to, its future looks disastrously uncertain.


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Congo: 4000 cases of Chikungunya reported [The Morning Call]  africanews

At least 4000 people in the Republic of Congo have been affected by the Chikungunya epidemic.


Tue, 16 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

“The Widow”: Kate Beckinsale's journey into African danger  World Socialist Web Site

Amazon Video and British ITV's new eight-episode series The Widow, starring Kate Beckinsale, is a political thriller primarily set in the Democratic Republic of ...


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Rwanda's national carrier launches direct flights to DRC's Kinshasa - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

KIGALI, April 17 (Xinhua) -- Rwanda's national carrier RwandAir on Wednesday launched direct flights to Kinshasa, the capital city of the Democratic Republic of ...


Wed, 17 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Congo says terror threat against US in Kinshasa is serious  WSOC Charlotte

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) - Congo's government for the first time says it is taking seriously the terror threat against U.S. government facilities that has closed the ...


Fri, 30 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Violence, delays cast doubt on Congo election  CNN

Yet another delay of the Democratic Republic of Congo's long-awaited presidential election has raised questions over the vote's credibility, sparking violent ...


Sun, 30 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Democratic Republic of Congo internet shutdown shows how Chinese censorship tactics are spreading  CNN

As citizens of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) pointlessly refresh their web browsers this week, they may be getting a preview of just what ...


Wed, 02 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

DR Congo election: Candidate Martin Fayulu appeals against result  BBC News

An opposition presidential candidate in the Democratic Republic of Congo has filed an appeal in the constitutional court against last month's poll result.


Sat, 12 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

HIV in Kinshasa: “We, the patients, had to find solutions ourselves.” - Democratic Republic of the Congo  ReliefWeb

English News and Press Release on Democratic Republic of the Congo about HIV/Aids and Women; published on 09 Jul 2018 by Cordaid.


Mon, 09 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT

DR Congo elections: Fayulu calls for peaceful resistance  Aljazeera.com

DRC 2018 presidential candidate Martin Fayulu urged supporters to embrace 'peaceful resistance' at a rally in Kinshasa.


Sun, 03 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

DRC poll hub: High-level meeting over deadlock, AU chief doubts results  africanews

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) will hold an emergency meeting on Thursday in Addis Ababa to discuss Democratic Republic of ...


Tue, 15 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

More than 80000 children returned from Angola to DR Congo in urgent need of humanitarian assistance - UNICEF - Democratic Republic of the Congo  ReliefWeb

English News and Press Release on Democratic Republic of the Congo about Food and Nutrition, Health, Children and more; published on 30 Oct 2018 by ...


Tue, 30 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

I was smuggled into Ireland: Vanessa’s journey from Congo to Dublin  The Irish Times

In 2001, orphaned and alone, the 11-year-old joined a smuggler for the month-long trip.


Sat, 20 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Kinshasa's archbishop, a government critic, steps down  News24

Laurent Monsengwo, archbishop of Kinshasa and a vocal government critic, has stepped down, the church has said, just weeks before key elections to replace ...


Fri, 02 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT

New dawn in DR Congo could do with a more organised EAC  The New Times

I hope by now we have all gotten a chance to experience that tantalising scent when some rain falls on dry soil: Petrichor is the word for it. For a while now the ...


Sun, 31 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Voting will take place in DR Congo's Ebola-hit region: official  Al Jazeera English

Election officials and health ministry prepare extra measures to limit risk of virus spreading on December 30.


Sat, 22 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

The DRC's Ebola Outbreak Is an End-of-Year Nightmare  WIRED

Six months after the first case of Ebola was confirmed in the Democratic Republic of Congo's conflict-torn border province of North Kivu, the outbreak is still ...


Fri, 21 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Who is Martin Fayulu, the DRC opposition's candidate pick?  Al Jazeera English

The 62-year-old was routinely seen at the front of marches against President Joseph Kabila extending his rule.


Sun, 11 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

United Nations Security Council delegation arrives in DR Congo  africanews

A delegation from the United Nations Security Council arrived in Kinshasa on Friday ahead of a long-postponed presidential poll. The council team will restrict its ...


Sat, 06 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Responding to Floods in the Democratic Republic of Congo - Democratic Republic of the Congo  ReliefWeb

Episcopal Relief & Development is supporting the flood relief activities of the Episcopal Diocese of Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).


Mon, 26 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Congolese brave rain, chaos to cast votes  RFI English

Torrential rain in the capital, long delays at polling stations and broken-down machines have marred the Democratic Republic of Congo's long-awaited polls, but ...


Sun, 30 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

DRC floods leave 45 dead, thousands homeless  Aljazeera.com

Floods in the middle of a cholera outbreak bring misery and death to densely packed Kinshasa.


Thu, 11 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT

'No revenge': Martin Fayulu on DRC elections and corruption  Al Jazeera America

The DRC opposition's presidential candidate discusses the elections, corruption and his country's future post-Kabila.


Sat, 05 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

DR Congo: Nearly 900 killed in ethnic clashes last month, UN says  BBC News

Ethnic violence in western Democratic Republic of Congo left at least 890 dead over just three days last month, the UN says. "Credible sources" say clashes ...


Wed, 16 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

DRC ruling coalition spokesperson says house attacked ahead of vote  News24

The Democratic Republic of Congo's ruling coalition spokesperson has said his house was sprayed with bullets overnight in the capital Kinshasa, just two ...


Mon, 22 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

SADC, ICGLR delegation to meet Kabila over DRC poll violence  africanews

A delegation of foreign affairs ministers from two regional blocs will meet with President Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC, on Thursday.


Thu, 27 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

DRC govt supplies poll logistics: lorries, planes and helicopters  africanews

Elections are always a big deal, especially so when they are national in nature and for a big country as the Democratic Republic on Congo, DRC.


Tue, 30 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Thousands welcome DR Congo opposition leader Bemba  africanews

Congolese opposition leader Jean-Pierre Bemba returned home on Wednesday after a decade in prison in The Hague for a presidential run expected to pose a ...


Wed, 01 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT

DRC seeks UN help against Rwanda rebels on border  News24

Democratic Republic of Congo's government has asked its UN peacekeeping mission for help against Rwandan rebels planning operations against Rwanda ...


Thu, 31 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Another African bloc calls for DR Congo vote recount  Aljazeera.com

CIRGL, which includes Kenya and Uganda, calls for recount in order to guarantee transparency of poll results.


Mon, 14 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

News - 2018 has 'pulverized many meteorological records,' see how  The Weather Network

The climate summit in Poland has helped set more definite rules on what needs to be done during the coming years to tackle climate change efficiently.


Tue, 11 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Ebola treatment center in Congo is attacked again; 1 dead  WHEC

March 09, 2019 04:52 PM. KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Heavily armed assailants again attacked an Ebola treatment center in the heart of eastern Congo's deadly ...


Sat, 09 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Did DRC president ask EU to lift sanctions on Kabila appointees?  africanews

President Felix Tshisekedi on Friday met with the diplomatic corps at an event where he stressed that the Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC, under his tenure ...


Sat, 16 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Congo's president says 150 reported missing after boat sinks  KCAU 9

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) - Congo's president says 150 people are reported missing after a boat sank on Lake Kivu in the country's east. The motorized boat was ...


Wed, 17 Apr 2019 10:29:00 GMT

In Democratic Republic of Congo, activists face uphill struggle  The National

Despite risk of arrest or death, many groups have sprung up to press for political and social change.


Mon, 17 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

At least 27 dead after bus, truck collide in Congo  WSB Atlanta

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) - A Congolese health official says at least 27 people are dead after a bus and a truck collided west of the capital, Kinshasa.


Tue, 25 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

New DRC president seeks to reassure security forces  News24

Democratic Republic of Congo's new president, Felix Tshisekedi, has sought to reassure the country's security forces that he would be as "benevolent" as his ...


Mon, 04 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Scientists have pinpointed the exact city and year that HIV first spread  Mother Nature Network

HIV might never have become a global pandemic if it wasn't for the ecology of what is now known as Kinshasa, and what was then a 1920s colonial hub.


Thu, 01 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT

DR Congo election board delays vote in three cities  Al Jazeera English

Kinshasa, DRC - The Democratic Republic of the Congo's (DRC) electoral commission has postponed Sunday's presidential and parliamentary polls in three ...


Wed, 26 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Tragedy overshadows Zimbabwe's qualification  BBC Sport

The death of a fan in Harare overshadows Zimbabwe's qualification for the Nations Cup as the Warriors and DR Congo seal places at Egypt 2019.


Sun, 24 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

15 soldiers hurt in new DRC plane accident  News24

Fifteen soldiers were seriously hurt when an Antonov transport plane had an accident on landing at Beni in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, military ...


Tue, 25 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Congos separated by River Congo to link up with $550m bridge  africanews

Two Congos separated by a river, the River Congo, have set in motion a plan to link their respective capitals with a multi-purpose bridge across the river.


Thu, 15 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

DRC threatens international action over Angola expulsions  News24

The Democratic Republic of Congo has threatened to take international action over Angola's recent, and allegedly violent, expulsion of some 200 000 illegal ...


Thu, 18 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

A Bus That Honors and Challenges the Bauhaus Legacy  CityLab

With their traveling project, the Savvy Contemporary collective hopes to examine power relations in the context of globalization and the impact of these on ...


Tue, 12 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Congo: Fish scarcity drives prices up  africanews

Women, wives and mothers struggling to earn a living despite the economic crisis in their country, the Republic of Congo.


Thu, 07 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

PICS: DRC 'not ready' for December polls, says opposition  News24

DRC is "not ready" to hold long-delayed elections in December, the main opposition party has said, a day after the army handed over 150 trucks and a dozen ...


Wed, 31 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Kinshasa residents celebrate Bemba's acquittal  africanews

It was celebration galore on the streets of DRC's capital Kinshasa as residents welcomed the International Criminal Court's decision on former VP Jean Pierre ...


Sat, 09 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Caf declines Liberia’s request to change venue for Afcon qualifier  BBC Sport

Caf declines a request from the Liberia FA to move Sunday's crucial Africa Cup of Nations qualifier away from the DR Congo because of Ebola concerns.


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Influential church on election stump in DRC  News24

The influential Catholic Church has joined the electoral fray as the Democratic Republic of Congo gears up for next month's watershed presidential election to ...


Mon, 26 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Congo's Kabila doesn't rule out seeking presidency in future  Hawaii News Now

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's President Joseph Kabila is stepping down after this month's election but he doesn't rule out seeking the post again in the ...


Sun, 09 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



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