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By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 16th, 2012
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By Fred Robarts and Gregory Mthembu-Salter A recent EU Trade and Development Communication contains some welcome news: a commitment to make company supply chains more transparent. This provides an excellent basis for an EU strategy to help prevent natural resource-fuelled conflict in countries like t...
By IndepthAfrica
In Central Africa
Jan 25th, 2012
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Kinshasa – A Congolese rights group says at least 19 children and six pregnant women died from acute malnutrition and lack of medicine after a feared warlord returned to the southeast. Another 1 000 children examined by the African Association for the Defence of Human Rights between January 13 ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Central Africa
Jan 2nd, 2012
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Kinshasa – The DRC authorities beefed up security at Bukavu central prison on Monday following an attempted jail break that left eight people dead and 44 wounded. “The prison has heightened security measures and the police is also contributing to reinforcing security there,” said Ma...
By IndepthAfrica
In Press Releases
Dec 19th, 2011
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KINSHASA, Dem. Rep. of Congo (DRC) December 19, 2011/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Security forces in Democratic Republic of Congo must halt a series of politically motivated arrests, including arbitrary and unlawful arrests following disputed elections, Amnesty International said today. ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Central Africa
Dec 14th, 2011
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Lack of transparency during vote count in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s elections, undermined the credibility of results in which incumbent Joseph Kabila was declared winner, the European Union’s observer mission said on Tuesday. Kabila, who won 49 percent of the vote, has dismissed ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Central Africa
Dec 11th, 2011
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Kinshasa – International election observers from the Carter Centre say the November 28 polls won by DR Congo President Joseph Kabila were so marred by irregularities they were not credible. “The Carter Centre finds the provisional presidential election results announced by the Independent...
By IndepthAfrica
In Central Africa
Dec 11th, 2011
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Gunfire erupted in parts of Democratic Republic of Congo on Saturday, with reports of police firing live ammunition and crowds ransacking shops, a day after election authorities declared President Joseph Kabila re-elected. The U.S.-based Carter Center observer mission said the results issued by Congo...
By benim
In Central Africa
Nov 28th, 2011
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Lubumbashi – Armed men on Monday attacked vehicles carrying ballots to a polling station in the southeastern city of Lubumbashi during the Democratic Republic of Congo’s national elections, police said. They said the attackers swooped at about 03:00 on a convoy of eight jeeps and fled whe...
By benim
In Central Africa
Nov 7th, 2011
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Kinshasa – Rival supporters clashed on Monday in the Democratic Republic of Congo where the government also shut down an opposition TV station, as tension rose with general polls only three weeks away. In the southeastern mining city of Lubumbashi, street fights erupted between stone-throwing s...
By benim
In Central Africa
Nov 7th, 2011
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Kinshasa – Clashes between government and opposition supporters have left 15 people hurt in the run-up to presidential and legislative elections later this month, witnesses said on Sunday. Witnesses said clashes on Saturday in Lubumbashi, the main city in Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ka...