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UK Lawmaker Calls for Investigation Into London-Listed Oil Company Over Bribery Allegations

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

press release A leader of a cross-party anti-corruption group of British MPs yesterday called for UK and US authorities to investigate claims that Soco International, a London-listed oil company, may have breached anti-corruption legislation in the course of its work in Africa's... Read more

Monusco - Kobbler's Likely Departure Signals Post-FIB Era for Peacekeeping in Congo

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

analysis By Timo MuellerAs we enter another critical year for the DRC, the UN peacekeeping mission in Congo (MONUSCO) is going to lose most of its political and military leadership, including its Special Representative (SRSG) Martin Kobler, its two Deputy SRSGs Abdallah... Read more

New Central African Republic Violence Triggers New Displacement, Including Into DR Congo

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

press release This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Karin de Gruijl - to whom quoted text may be attributed - at the press... Read more

Pregnant Women Referred to DRC

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

By Perpetual SichikwenkwePREGNANT women at Kilwa Island in Luapula Province are still being referred to health facilities in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in emergency cases. Government has said it is working on modalities to curb the reference of cases to... Read more

Technology Boost for UN Peacekeepers 'Essential' in Rapidly Evolving, Complex World - UN Experts

24 Feb 2015 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

From the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to the Central African Republic (CAR), United Nations' peacekeeping missions must make greater use of technological advances in order to better confront the dynamic challenges of the 21st century, according to a group... Read more

Experts Urge Technology Boost for UN Peacekeepers in 'Rapidly Evolving, Complex World'

23 Feb 2015 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

A group of United Nations experts have urged the Organization's peacekeeping presence to incorporate technological advances into its operations in order to better confront the dynamic challenges of the 21st century, the UN's spokesperson's office said today. The findings of the five-member... Read more

DRC Traders Vow to Continue Using Dar Port

23 Feb 2015 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

By Finnigan Wa SimbeyeNEW management at Dar es Salaam port should speed up improvement of infrastructure to ease cargo clearance and beat the rival Angolan port of Cabinda which is luring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) private sector. Speaking in Dar es... Read more

Zaire - Repatriation Process of Angolan Former Refugees in DRC Resumes

23 Feb 2015 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

Mbanza Congo — The second phase of the voluntary and organized repatriation of the Angolan former refugees in DR Congo was resumed on Thursday in the northern Zaire province, with arrival of the ninth train with 185 people, whose process started... Read more

AAG Congo 2015 - Men, Women Qualifiers Set for Start

21 Feb 2015 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

In a packed year which has the Orange AFCON, African U-17 Championship, CAF U-20 Championship, Orange CHAN 2016 qualifiers and the CAF U-23 Championship, also on the calendar is the 11th edition of the All Africa Games. The multi-sport event will mark... Read more

Steinmeier Seeks to Open Doors in DRC

20 Feb 2015 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier was caught up in the Ukraine crisis on his latest African trip. However, he was keen to not let it distract him from diplomatic efforts in Kinshasa. The diplomatic trip to a neighboring continent might very nearly... Read more