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New IFC and Ecobank Facility to Finance SMEs in Fragile and Conflict-Affected States

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

[PR Newswire] Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire -IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, parent company of the Ecobank Group and leading pan-African full-service banking group, today announced the launch of a $110 million risk-sharing facility. It will... Read more

Irrigation Min. Heads for Congo for Bilateral Cooperation

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

[Egypt Online] Water Resources and Irrigation Minister Hossam Moghazi will head on Friday 29/5/2015 for the Democratic Republic of the Congo to attend the 6th meeting of the joint consultative technical committee that aims to boost cooperation in water resources and... Read more

SANDF Dismisses Claims of Members Stranded in DRC

28 May 2015 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has dismissed claims that their members, who were deployed at the Democratic Republic of the Congo as part of the United Nations Stabilisation Mission in the Congo (MONUSCO), are stranded. Read more

Catholic Bishops Ask Government to Take Action to Protect Citizens

28 May 2015 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

[CISA] Bukavu -The Bishops of the province of Bukavu have asked the Congolese government and the International community to take action to protect local populations. Read more

Churches Conference Tackles Peace and Security in DRC

27 May 2015 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

[WCC] A major conference on peace and security in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), convened by the World Council of Churches (WCC), began on Wednesday its search for solutions to the DRC's steepest challenges. Read more

Equity Acquires DRC Bank in Africa Growth Strategy

27 May 2015 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

[The Star] Equity Bank will soon expand its operations into Democratic Republic of Congo after acquisition of SME-focused ProCredit Bank in that country. Read more

Equity Group Enters DRC Market

27 May 2015 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Equity Group Holdings Limited has announced its entry to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) through acquisition of 79 percent of German owned international bank, ProCredit Bank Congo. Read more

Equatorial Guinea Too Strong for Congo

26 May 2015 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

[CAF] Visiting Equatorial Guinea proved too strong for their Congolese hosts, managing a 3-0 win in the first leg of the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games qualifier on Saturday in Kinkala, a town situated in the south-eastern part of Congo. Read more

Africa's Digital Content Providers 'Between a Rock and a Hard Place'

25 May 2015 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

[Digital Content Africa] Popular African comedy should be extremely attractive content on mobile phones. For those who have to sit in buses or cars traffic jams, what better way to lift the gloom than listening to things that make you laugh? Read more

All Radio Moanda Radio Stations Closed Amid High Tensions in DRC

25 May 2015 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

[IFEX] Journaliste En Danger (JED) expresses its total disapproval following the arbitrary closure by the National Information Agency (Agence Nationale des Renseignements - ANR) of 3 radio stations in Moanda, situated at more than 200km from Matadi, the capital of the... Read more