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Congo ruling party shows all signs of seeking Kabila third term

12 June 2018, 10:21 PM

From the sprawling capital Kinshasa to villages deep in the equatorial forests, Congo’s ruling PPRD is in full-on election campaign mode – and President Joseph Kabila’s face is everywhere.

ICC acquits DR Congo’s Bemba on appeal

8 June 2018, 8:07 PM

International war crimes judges Friday acquitted former Congolese vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba on appeal, overturning an 18-year sentence for war crimes committed in the Central African Republic (CAR).

In Congo city where Ebola resides, fear but not panic

20 May 2018, 12:25 PM

In the city of Mbandaka in northwest Congo, Mbombo Roge does not shake hands with friends anymore: Ebola changed all that.

DRC probes reports that opposition leader had Italian citizenship

28 March 2018, 10:20 AM

DRC is investigating opposition leader Moise Katumbi after Paris-based magazine Jeune Afrique said administrative services of the town of San Vito dei Normanni in southern Italy said he held Italian citizenship from October 2000 until January 2017.

Congo military kills 13 rebels in Ituri clashes – army spokesman

25 March 2018, 7:06 AM

Congo’s military said on Saturday it had killed 13 militiamen during clashes with an unidentified group after coming under attack in the country’s volatile northeastern Ituri province. Ituri is the latest part of the Democratic Republic of Congo to descend into bloodshed since President Joseph Kabila’s refusal to step aside at the end of his […]



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