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DR Congo Interior Minister Leaves Luanda

31 Jul 2014 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

Luanda — The DR Congo Interior Minister, Muyej Mangeze Richard, who attended since Monday in Luanda, the 7th tripartite meeting amongst Angola, his country and UNHCR, left the Angolan capital this Thursday. At Luanda's "4 de Fevereiro" International Airport, Muyej Richard, who... Read more

Congo Brazzaville Deports 140,000 DRC Citizens

30 Jul 2014 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

The government of Congo Brazzaville is showing no signs of let-up in its efforts to rid the country of foreigners without the right papers. Radio France Internationale, RFI, reported yesterday, July 29, 2014, that a total of 140,000 citizens from neighbouring... Read more

'Arrest of Lumumba Was a Plot By His Enemies'

29 Jul 2014 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

The Chief Executive of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), Sylvester A. Mensah, says the "future is bright" for the younger generation of the country. According to him, "this is truly an exciting time to be growing up in Ghana." Mr. Mensah,... Read more

Angola, DRC Discuss Boosting of Voluntary Repatriation Process

29 Jul 2014 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

Luanda — Angolan minister of Social Welfare, João Baptista Kussumua said on Monday in Luanda that he hoped greater step forward to the voluntary repatriation and local integration process, aimed at decreasing the phenomenon of refugees in Africa. The minister said so... Read more

DRC Reiterates Support to Former Angolan Refugees

29 Jul 2014 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

Luanda — The Former Angolan refugees in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will continue benefiting from administrative and social support of Congolese government, reiterated on Monday in Luanda, the Minister of Interior, Security, Decentralization and Customary Affairs, Richar Muyej Mangeze. The official... Read more

Empowering Sexual Violence Survivors By Enforcing Reparations

28 Jul 2014 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

Boston — Before a sexual violence survivor in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has her day in court, she must surmount many obstacles. Poor or nonexistent roads and costly transportation may prevent her from going to a police station... Read more

Does RD Congo Withdraw From CAN 2019 Organization?

28 Jul 2014 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

RD Congo withdraws from the organization of Africa nations 2019 Cup? It is what indicated the FECOFA (African Federation of soccer) on Thursday without giving the reasons of this withdrawal. This withdrawal explains in particular the cancellation of the CAF (African Confederacy... Read more

'Homophobic Police Attack' to Be Investigated

28 Jul 2014 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) this morning confirmed that it is investigating claims of police officers dragging a gay Congolese man to a back room of Claremont police station and beating him with metal poles. The victim, 26-year-old refugee Junior Mayema,... Read more

A Team of MSF Vaccinated 38,000 Children Against Measles in Minova Before Continuing the Campaign in Kalonge

28 Jul 2014 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

Last week, the emergency unit of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in South Kivu ended the vaccination campaign in the district of Minova after reaching nearly 38,000 children and young people between 6 months to 15 years. The vaccination campaign in different... Read more

Georges Chikoti Returns Home From Kinshasa

28 Jul 2014 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

Luanda — The minister of Foreign Affairs, Georges Chikoti, arrived on Saturday in Luanda, from Cape Town City, South Africa, and Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). According to a press note that reached ANGOP on Saturday, during his stay in those... Read more