Kinshasa

By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 2nd, 2012
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By Judith Verweijen The recent fall of Goma has starkly highlighted the shaky foundations of the ‘peace architecture’ that was built in the wake of the Second Congo War (1998-2002). Briefly, it once again seemed that the entire house of cards would collapse, drawing in the wider complex of state and ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Congo
Nov 24th, 2012
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Thousands of women protested against the M23 rebels in Kinshasa on Friday in the biggest demonstration yet in DR Congo’s capital against the rebels’ capture of the eastern Congo city of Goma on Tuesday. Women, coming from all walks of life, took the streets to condemn the M23 rebels, and the failure ...
By IndepthAfrica
In DR Congo
Nov 21st, 2012
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Rebel forces in eastern Congo say they planned to take control of the whole of the vast central African country after they captured the eastern town of Goma while United Nations peacekeepers looked on. A spokesman for the M23 rebels, a group widely believed to be backed by Rwanda, said they planned t...
By IndepthAfrica
In DR Congo
Nov 17th, 2012
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KINSHASA — Clashes erupted again early on Saturday between army soldiers and M23 rebels in the volatile eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, where fighting has been flaring all week. The clashes in the Nord Kivu region, which a rebel spokesman said involved army helicopters and tanks, erupted hours ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 26th, 2012
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It only perpetuates Africa’s exploitation and alienation Antoine Roger Lokongo The Democratic Republic of Congo was recently the host of choice for ‘The 14th Summit Meeting of La Francophonie Heads of State and Governments’ which was held in the capital Kinshasa from 12 – 14 October 2012 and in which...
By IndepthAfrica
In DR Congo
Oct 14th, 2012
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The Democratic Republic of Congo qualified for the 2013 Africa Cup of nations despite losing 2-1 to Equatorial Guinea in their second leg qualifier played the Nuevo Estadio de Malabo on Sunday night. Javier Balboa and Ben Konate scored for the Nzalang Nacional, while Youssouf Mulumbu pulled one goal ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 13th, 2012
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By Günther v. Billerbeck at Good Governance Group (G3) The current crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) North and South Kivu provinces is yet another episode in the epic conflict that has engulfed the region since the Rwandan genocide in 1994. The Kivu crisis has not only dominated anal...
By IndepthAfrica
In DR Congo
Aug 29th, 2012
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The Permanent Secretary of the National Committee for Refugees (CNR) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Mrs. Berthe Zinga Ilunga, has hailed the government’s political will to ensure the voluntary repatriation of Congolese living in Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi. Speaking at a news confere...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Jun 27th, 2012
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South African Airways (SAA) is set to add, in the coming two months, two new destinations to its ever-increasing Africa-region route network. The two new destinations, Abidjan and Brazzaville, will bring the total number of destinations that SAA serves throughout Africa to 28. As from 17 August 2012,...
By IndepthAfrica
In DR Congo
May 11th, 2012
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What makes an entrepreneur? The BBC’s Thomas Hubert and Tom Santorelli spoke to Gabriel Osombo, a diamond trader in an open-air diamond market in Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo. When Gabriel Osombo realised he would never make ends meet as a civil servant in the Democratic Republi...