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Transitional Justice's Uneven Path in the DRC

03 Jul 2015 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

[JusticeInfo.net] In a country marked by protracted conflicts which are estimated to have caused the death and displacement of millions of civilians, transitional justice efforts have been slow and patchy. Despite some recent advances, in particular on the criminal justice front,... Read more

Plans to Save Virunga National Park

02 Jul 2015 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

[Deutsche Welle] A Belgian prince and an American billionaire have teamed up to save one of Africa's oldest natural reserves. Plans to create jobs for people living in the area and former rebels could also strengthen stability in DRC. Read more

DRC Refugee - 'I Am Still Scared of the Community - I Am Still Young, and I Have So Much to Do Before I Die'

02 Jul 2015 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

[The Daily Vox] MIKE KACHIMA is a 24-year-old Congolese living in the Chatsworth camp, after previously staying at the Isipingo camp. Kachima survived an attack in Isipingo, and is still traumatised by the experience. He is also angry about how things... Read more

Independence Day 2015 and the Count Down to the Elections

01 Jul 2015 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

[African Arguments] June 30th is Independence Day in Congo. In 1960, the Belgian coloniser handed over power to President Joseph Kasavubu and Prime Minister Patrice Lumumba, who improvised a speech which, through its passionatecriticism of Congo's colonisers, has become a powerful... Read more

Bishops Condemn Insecurity in the Country

01 Jul 2015 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

[CISA] The Bishops of the Democratic Republic of Congo have condemned the insecurity in the north, east and south of the country. Read more

Congolese Refugee Influx in Uganda

30 Jun 2015 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] A new wave of attacks by the suspected Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) and Mai Mai hit the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo . It forced thousands of Congolese to reportedly flee from possible abduction, forced recruitment and rape.... Read more

Pres. Sirleaf Congratulates DR Congo On 55th Nat'l Day

30 Jun 2015 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

[LINA] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sent a message of congratulations to the Government and People of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on the occasion commemorating the 55th Independence Anniversary of that country on Tuesday, June 30, 2015. Read more

Orlando Pirates Seal Rare Win in Dolisie

29 Jun 2015 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

[CAF] A 57th minute goal by defender Happy Jele was enough to earn Orlando Pirates a rare win over Congolese side, AC Leopards in their Group B opener on Saturday in Dolisie. Read more

Six Bodies Retrieved From Lake Mweru

29 Jun 2015 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

[Times of Zambia] Six bodies out of the nine people that drowned on Lake Mweru in Luapula Province have so far been retrieved. Read more

Mazembe Share Spoils With Visiting Hilal

29 Jun 2015 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

[CAF] Visiting El Hilal snatched a point off TP Mazembe by holding them to a barren draw in their Group A opener on Sunday in Lubumbashi. Read more