Kinshasa

By IndepthAfrica
In Congo
Aug 24th, 2013
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Rwanda’s army has warned neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo, who it accuses of deliberate bombing over the border, that it will not stand by “indefinitely”, it said in a statement late Friday. On Thursday, Rwanda accused Congolese troops of firing a rocket over the border int...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 20th, 2013
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Exploiting Africa’s most precious resource: children. Photography Credits: Keith Harmon Snow (where noted) (WASHINGTON DC) – All those that are justified, God vouchsafed, in and for the sake of his only Son Jesus Christ, to make partakers of the grace of adoption, by which they are taken ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 25th, 2013
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By Imogen Lamb, April 25 is World Malaria Day, a day designed to highlight a disease that continues to kill almost 700,000 people around the world every year. Most of the deaths occur in young children under five years old. RFI visits the Democratic Republic of Congo, where the disease remains endemi...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 17th, 2013
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KINSHASA — Bosco Ntaganda, a leader of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s M23 rebel group who is wanted by the International Criminal Court, has fled to neighbouring Rwanda, the Congolese government said Sunday. “He eventually crossed (the border) on Saturday… he is in Rwanda today,...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 6th, 2013
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Brazzaville, the capital of the Republic of the Congo, is an agreeable city with a frayed, low-rise commercial downtown, a hilly upscale district of hotels and embassies that stretches to the airport, and, radiating out in three directions, busy working-class quartiers where life goes on out of doors...
By IndepthAfrica
In Congo
Mar 5th, 2013
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Six people died when an airplane crashed in the Democratic Republic of Congo yesterday while attempting to land during a rainstorm in the eastern city of Goma, Transport Minister Justin Kalumba said. The three passengers on the Compagnie Africaine d’Aviation Fokker 50 survived, while six employees of...
By IndepthAfrica
In DR Congo
Feb 15th, 2013
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KINSHASA, Dem. Rep. of Congo (DRC) – Augustin Matata Ponyo Mapon, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo, states: “National economic performance, the orthodox management of public finances and the concerted efforts of the authorities in combating corruption were commended by all tho...
By IndepthAfrica
In DR Congo
Jan 3rd, 2013
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A spokesman for Uganda’s government says talks between the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo and the M23 group are scheduled to resume Friday, despite threats by the rebels to pull out. The talks would be held in Uganda’s capital, Kampala. Spokesman Fred Opolot says Uganda’s defens...
By IndepthAfrica
In Uncategorized
Dec 16th, 2012
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Kukwama katika Athens ndogo gorofa siku zote ili kuepuka kuwa hawakupata na polisi, na kupata mwingine hisabu katika gereza na uwezekano wa kumpiga, 29-year-old Cameroon Eugene Manaa rues siku alikuja Ugiriki. “Maisha ni magumu si tu hapa. Ni vigumu, “anasema Manaa, ambaye hivi karibuni a...
By IndepthAfrica
In DR Congo
Dec 3rd, 2012
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DR Congo troops have entered the eastern mining city of Goma, two days after rebel M23 fighters withdrew in line with a regionally brokered deal. But the rebels have warned they will retake the city, if the government fails to meet their demands within 48 hours. The rebels’ lightning capture of...