Angola and DRC Reaffirm Commitment to Economic Cooperation

[ANGOP] Brazzaville -The Presidents of the Republics of Angola, João Lourenço, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Joseph Kabila, reaffirmed on Thursday in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, the interest in strengthening economic cooperation between the two countries.

[ANGOP] Brazzaville -The Presidents of the Republics of Angola, João Lourenço, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Joseph Kabila, reaffirmed on Thursday in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, the interest in strengthening economic cooperation between the two countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Kinshasa Named As Worst Megacity for Working Women

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Kinshasa -Most women in Kinshasa work in small, informal businesses or agriculture and many live on the city outskirts without electricity and roads

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Kinshasa -Most women in Kinshasa work in small, informal businesses or agriculture and many live on the city outskirts without electricity and roads

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President Jacob Zuma Arrives in Kinshasa for Working Visit

[Govt of SA] President Jacob Zuma has today, 14 October 2017, arrived in Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) ahead of his working visit scheduled for the 15 October 2017.

[Govt of SA] President Jacob Zuma has today, 14 October 2017, arrived in Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) ahead of his working visit scheduled for the 15 October 2017.

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Give the Congo Basin Forest a Chance

[Greenpeace] Approaching the forest in the Congo, I am met with an overwhelming wall of green. Flying over it, I see the meandering rivers merging together. I see animals drinking from the rivers, frolicking with joy in the water. Walking into the fore…

[Greenpeace] Approaching the forest in the Congo, I am met with an overwhelming wall of green. Flying over it, I see the meandering rivers merging together. I see animals drinking from the rivers, frolicking with joy in the water. Walking into the forest, I hear a chorus of teeming life - birds, lowland and mountain gorillas, forest elephants, bonobos - many of which are now endangered.

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President Zuma Talks Peace, Security in the DRC

[SAnews.gov.za] President Jacob Zuma is in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) where he is expected to hold discussions with President Joseph Kabila Kabange regarding peace and security in the Great Lakes region, particularly the situation in th…

[SAnews.gov.za] President Jacob Zuma is in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) where he is expected to hold discussions with President Joseph Kabila Kabange regarding peace and security in the Great Lakes region, particularly the situation in the DRC.

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‘Kabila is Using Delaying Tactics’

[Deutsche Welle] DR Congo’s President Joseph Kabila seems intent on clinging to power any way he can. DW spoke to political scientist, Dr Phil Clark, about what we can expect next in the DR Congo.

[Deutsche Welle] DR Congo's President Joseph Kabila seems intent on clinging to power any way he can. DW spoke to political scientist, Dr Phil Clark, about what we can expect next in the DR Congo.

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DR Congo Unfit to Serve On Rights Body – UN

[HRW] New York -United Nations member countries should not vote for the Democratic Republic of Congo in the UN Human Rights Council election because of the government’s widespread human rights violations and lack of cooperation with UN rights mechanism…

[HRW] New York -United Nations member countries should not vote for the Democratic Republic of Congo in the UN Human Rights Council election because of the government's widespread human rights violations and lack of cooperation with UN rights mechanisms, Human Rights Watch said today. The annual election for seats on the 47-nation Human Rights Council will be held at the UN General Assembly in New York on October 16, 2017.

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Despite Progress On Voter Registration, DR Congo Faces Challenges On Election Timeline – UN Envoy

[Monusco] The notion that elections would most probably not be held before the end of 2017 has regrettably led to the re-emergence of a climate of political uncertainty and tensions in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a United Nations envoy …

[Monusco] The notion that elections would most probably not be held before the end of 2017 has regrettably led to the re-emergence of a climate of political uncertainty and tensions in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a United Nations envoy for that country told the Security Council today.

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Progress On Voter Registration But Challenges On Election Timeline – UN Envoy

[UN News] The notion that elections would most probably not be held before the end of 2017 has regrettably led to the re-emergence of a climate of political uncertainty and tensions in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a United Nations envoy …

[UN News] The notion that elections would most probably not be held before the end of 2017 has regrettably led to the re-emergence of a climate of political uncertainty and tensions in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a United Nations envoy for that country told the Security Council today.

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