Congolese Illegal Immigrant Sentenced to 30 Days

[The Herald] A Congolese national was last week sentenced to 30 days imprisonment by a Mutare magistrate for illegally staying in Zimbabwe without a valid passport for a period of 10 months.

[The Herald] A Congolese national was last week sentenced to 30 days imprisonment by a Mutare magistrate for illegally staying in Zimbabwe without a valid passport for a period of 10 months.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

UN Peacekeeping Chief Visits Injured Tanzanian ‘Blue Helmets’

[UN News] The head of United Nations peacekeeping operations today thanked individually peacekeepers who fought to hold off an attack on 7 December in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

[UN News] The head of United Nations peacekeeping operations today thanked individually peacekeepers who fought to hold off an attack on 7 December in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Eleven Fighters Sentenced for Raping Children

[VOA] Eleven members of a militia in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been sentenced to life in prison for the gang rape of dozens of children, and for murder.

[VOA] Eleven members of a militia in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been sentenced to life in prison for the gang rape of dozens of children, and for murder.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Interpol Investigates Disappearance of 500kg of Gold

[Monitor] Kampala -The International Police in Uganda is investigating circumstances surrounding the disappearance of 500 kgs of gold from a privately-run warehouse in Goma suburbs in North Kivu Province of Congo to Uganda Kampala.

[Monitor] Kampala -The International Police in Uganda is investigating circumstances surrounding the disappearance of 500 kgs of gold from a privately-run warehouse in Goma suburbs in North Kivu Province of Congo to Uganda Kampala.

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Tribunal Gives Life Sentences to Militiamen Who Raped Children

[Deutsche Welle] An eastern Congolese court’s life sentences for 11 militiamen for raping children is a breakthrough, according to rights groups. They say the verdict is a victory against those who “thought they were invincible.”

[Deutsche Welle] An eastern Congolese court's life sentences for 11 militiamen for raping children is a breakthrough, according to rights groups. They say the verdict is a victory against those who "thought they were invincible."

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Conclusions of the Foreign Affairs Council On the Democratic Republic of Congo – Confidence Can Only Be Restored With Free and Fair Elections

[PR Newswire] Brussels -Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Didier Reynders and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo express their satisfaction with the conclusions adopted today by the Foreign Affai…

[PR Newswire] Brussels -Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Didier Reynders and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo express their satisfaction with the conclusions adopted today by the Foreign Affairs Council of the European Union regarding the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

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New Year Could Bring More Misery to Children in Restive Kasai Region, Warns UNICEF

[UN News] New Year could bring more misery to children in DR Congo’s restive Kasai region, warns UNICEF In the coming year, severe acute malnutrition could claim the lives of more than 400,000 children under the age of five in the Democratic Republic o…

[UN News] New Year could bring more misery to children in DR Congo's restive Kasai region, warns UNICEF In the coming year, severe acute malnutrition could claim the lives of more than 400,000 children under the age of five in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's volatile Kasai region, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) warned Tuesday.

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What One of the Deadliest Ever Attacks On UN Peacekeepers Means for Congo

[IRIN] At least 14 UN peacekeepers were killed and more than 50 wounded when armed men attacked their base in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the UN mission, known as MONUSCO, said on Friday.

[IRIN] At least 14 UN peacekeepers were killed and more than 50 wounded when armed men attacked their base in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the UN mission, known as MONUSCO, said on Friday.

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Political Instability Fuels Rebels – Analyst

[Deutsche Welle] The bodies of Tanzanian UN peacekeepers killed last week in DRC are being returned home this week as investigations continue into the deadly attack – and who is to blame.

[Deutsche Welle] The bodies of Tanzanian UN peacekeepers killed last week in DRC are being returned home this week as investigations continue into the deadly attack - and who is to blame.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa