Congo-Kinshasa

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 09:31:05 GMT
Never Too Old to Learn - DR Congo Women Farmers Hit the Books
[RFI] Everyone in class at the Alfajiri Institute in Kabalo is looking intently at Eugenie Luna, their teacher, who writes the word "Salama" on the well-worn chalkboard.

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 08:58:25 GMT
NGOs Warn About Lifting DRC Logging Ban
[Greenpeace] Kinshasa -- In a letter to international climate funders, a group of leading environmental and human rights organisations warn of an impending climate and biodiversity catastrophe following a plan to lift a nearly 20-year ban on new logg...

Thu, 02 Sep 2021 05:34:45 GMT
Authorities Accuse Angola of Polluting Major River
[Nation] Kinshasa -- Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have pointed an accusing finger at a mine in Angola for polluting two tributaries of the Congo River, the second longest in Africa.

Wed, 01 Sep 2021 11:57:15 GMT
Stars Off to Lubumbashi to Face DRC
[Daily News] TAIFA Stars who eye a perfect start in the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign, left for Democratic Republic of Congo yesterday ahead of their match against their hosts at Stade TP Mazembe in Lubumbashi.

Tue, 31 Aug 2021 08:44:51 GMT
Azhar Condemns Terrorist Attack in DRC
[Egypt Online] Al Azhar Al Sharif has condemned a brutal terrorist attack that left 19 civilians dead in the territory of Beni in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Mon, 30 Aug 2021 16:53:41 GMT
Wildlife Vets Namibia Translocates Various Wildlife to DR Congo By Road
[Namibia Economist] The Wildlife Vets Namibia Trans located Namibian game by road over 3000km all the way up to eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to restock a game reserve there, in early August.

Mon, 30 Aug 2021 15:30:10 GMT
Egypt Condoles With DRC for Victims of Terrorist Attack
[Egypt Online] Egypt Sunday condoled with the Democratic Republic of Congo for victims of a terrorist attack in the east of the African country.

Mon, 30 Aug 2021 05:16:10 GMT
Asiya Slowest on Water, Former DR Congo Man Fastest on Land
[Nation] Tokyo -- Kenya's Asiya Sururu Mohamed finished 12th on the log in rowing on a day of action that was highlighted by a former DR Congo refugee athlete running the fastest 100 metres in Paralympic Games action.

Mon, 30 Aug 2021 06:34:49 GMT
DRC Stars Herald Transfer Window
[Daily News] WITH two days remaining before the climax of the transfer window, the race for new weapons ahead of the next season has been fascinating, but many teams accomplished their businesses silently.

Mon, 30 Aug 2021 07:42:07 GMT
DRC Coach Envisages Tough Game With Angola
[ANGOP] Luanda -- The match between Angola and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Saturday, at the end of the regular phase of the African senior men's basketball championship "Afrobasket'2021" is to be difficult and unpredictable.

Fri, 27 Aug 2021 07:08:48 GMT
Take World Cup Matches Against DRC, Madagascar Seriously
[Daily News] SERIOUSNESS must be a top priority in the launched 2022 World Cup campaign that sees Tanzanian envoys Taifa Stars facing Democratic Republic of Congo and Madagascar in the first and second matches of group J early next month.

Fri, 27 Aug 2021 10:08:46 GMT
Afrobasket 2021 - 'We Are Very Motivated' - Sarr Says Before Rwanda Faces Angola
[New Times] Victory against Angola would all but guarantee Rwanda a spot into quarter-finals.

Wed, 25 Aug 2021 06:42:06 GMT
Bubonic Plague Putting Young Lives At Risk in DR Congo - UNICEF
[UN News] A resurgence of Bubonic plague in Ituri province in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is putting young lives at risk, the UN Children's Fund, UNICEF, warned on Tuesday.

Tue, 24 Aug 2021 10:49:21 GMT
Limiting Presidential Eligibility Could Drive Deep Divides in DR Congo
[ISS] Early in July, Noel Tshiani, a 2018 presidential candidate with the support of some Members of Parliament, proposed amending the legislation governing who is eligible to hold high office in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Tshiani su...

Wed, 25 Aug 2021 07:58:02 GMT
Afrobasket 2021 - Robeyns Impresses as Rwanda Defeat DR Congo
[New Times] William Robeyns put up an impressive performance, scoring a game-high 23 points as the national team defeated the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in their first game of the Afrobasket tournament that tipped-off on Tuesday, August 24 in...

Tue, 24 Aug 2021 08:51:56 GMT
Afrobasket Tips Off Today - What You May Need to Know About the 16 Teams
[New Times] Tuesday Tunisia vs Guinea 10:30 am Central African Republic vs Egypt 13:30pm Rwanda vs DR Congo 18pm Angola vs Cape Verde 21pm

Mon, 23 Aug 2021 06:29:25 GMT
Veteran Politician Gabriel Wa Kumwanza Dies
[Nation] Veteran Congolese politician Gabriel Kyungu Wa Kumwanza has died.

Thu, 19 Aug 2021 12:19:38 GMT
Will Congolese Rumba Join the Unesco World Heritage List?
[RFI] The Democratic Republic of Congo has given the official kick-off to a campaign to put Congolese rumba, one of the most popular forms of music in Africa, on Unesco's Intangible Cultural Heritage list.

Fri, 20 Aug 2021 07:53:48 GMT
RwandAir to Commence Flights to Goma, Lubumbashi
[New Times] The national carrier, RwandAir will start direct flights to DR Congo cities of Goma and Lubumbashi.

Thu, 19 Aug 2021 17:36:18 GMT
Stars Head to Camp for DRC Duel
[Daily News] TAIFA Stars will soon regroup to begin preparations for the two crucial 2022 World Cup qualifiers against DR Congo and Madagascar on September 2nd and 7th in that order.

Mon, 23 Aug 2021 07:52:52 GMT
Journalist and Wife Stabbed to Death
[IFJ] The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemns the murders and calls on the Congolese Government to bring the perpetrators to justice.

Fri, 20 Aug 2021 05:45:33 GMT
Why Should Criminals Be Rewarded? - Nobel Laureate
[Agenzia Fides] Kinshasa -- "Why should criminals be rewarded in this way?" Asks the Congolese Nobel Peace Prize laureate, doctor and human rights activist, Dr. Denis Mukwegue, in connection with the appointment of a former rebel leader close to the ...

Tue, 17 Aug 2021 11:01:05 GMT
Intruders Stab Community Radio Director to Death in Northeastern DRC
[RSF] Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the past weekend's murder of the director of a community radio station based in Biakoto, a locality in Ituri province, in the northeast of the Democratic Republic of Congo, and calls for a full investiga...

Tue, 17 Aug 2021 06:40:38 GMT
Magosi Faces DRC's Mukela for SADC Top Post
[The Patriot] Among the key highlights of this week's Southern African Development Community (SADC) Summit in Lilongwe, Malawi is the election of new Executive Secretary to replace Tanzania's Dr Stergomena Lawrence Tax who has come to the end of her ...

Mon, 16 Aug 2021 06:36:36 GMT
UN Agency Calls for Protection From Sexual Attacks in D.R.C.
[VOA] Geneva -- UNHCR, the United Nations Refugee Agency, is calling on Congolese authorities to increase security and protect women and girls from widespread, systematic sexual attacks by rival armed groups in Democratic Republic of Congo's Tanganyi...

Mon, 16 Aug 2021 06:27:55 GMT
Concern as Tshisekedi Promotes Ex-Rebel Leader to Top Position
[HRW] Appointment Risks Undermining Disarmament and Recovery

Mon, 16 Aug 2021 06:22:46 GMT
'Widespread and Systematic' Violence Linked to Clashes Over Gold
[UN News] Rival armed groups in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are carrying out horrific sexual attacks against women and girls, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) warned on Friday.

Thu, 12 Aug 2021 06:19:05 GMT
Religious Leaders From 4 Countries Sign a Joint Declaration Against Modern Slavery
[Agenzia Fides] Accra -- "Human trafficking is a particularly heinous crime, as it involves the exploitation and abuse of people for profit reasons," emphasized the Secretary General of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Ghana, Fr Lazarus Anondee, d...

Wed, 11 Aug 2021 05:31:22 GMT
Kenyan Troops Deploy to Restive Beni in DR Congo
[Nation] Kenyans troops have been deployed to the troubled Beni region, North Kivu province, where the Congolese government has struggled to restore calm over the years.

Wed, 11 Aug 2021 07:25:27 GMT
With Free Education, Child Miners Swap Hammers for Books
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Kipushi, Democratic Republic of Congo -- Congo was one of the last countries in the world to introduce free primary education, with 6 million children out of school in 2018

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