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Congo prime minister says mining code agreed, no room for compromise

8 March 2018, 7:49 PM

Democratic Republic of Congo’s new mining code, which has been fiercely opposed by international companies, will be signed into law without changes, the prime minister of the central African country said on Thursday. After a nearly six-hour meeting between President Joseph Kabila and international mining executives in Kinshasa on Wednesday, the government issued a statement […]

Joseph Kabila addressed a news conference at the State House in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday.

Kabila denies violence against protesters

27 January 2018, 7:44 AM

Congolese President Joseph Kabila on Friday rejected charges that his forces had violently broken up pro-democracy protests, stirred by his refusal to step down at the end of his mandate.

DR Congo democracy group says detained activists could be ‘tortured’

20 January 2018, 4:31 PM

A pro-democracy movement has called for the release of five of its activists detained in the Democratic Republic of Congo, saying it fears they could be tortured.

Congo security forces accused of killing two during anti-government protests

31 December 2017, 3:07 PM

Congolese security forces shot dead two men on Sunday during protests against President Joseph Kabila’s refusal to step down from office, Human Rights Watch said. Catholic activists had called for protests after Sunday mass, one year after Kabila committed to holding an election to choose his successor by the end of 2017 – an election […]

Eastern Congo rebels aim to march on Kinshasa – spokesman

30 September 2017, 3:28 PM

A rebel spokesman in eastern Congo said on Friday that his movement intended to march across the country to the capital Kinshasa to depose President Joseph Kabila.



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