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DRC Concerned With CAR Continued Violence

16 Apr 2014 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) information minister has expressed concern that the conflict in neighboring Central African Republic (C.A.R) could threaten security of the entire region. According to government officials thousands of C.A.R refugees fleeing the conflict in their country have crossed... Read more

SA, Congo to Revitalise Diplomatic Relations

16 Apr 2014 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

Pretoria — South Africa and Congo will this morning meet for the second session of the South Africa-Congo Joint Commission for Cooperation (JCC), which is aimed at revitalising the diplomatic, political and economic relations that exist between the two countries. International Relations... Read more

Border Police Record Reduction of Infringements in Zaire

16 Apr 2014 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

Mbanza Congo — About five border infringements were recorded in the last seven days by the Border Police in the northern Zaire province, representing a drop of six offenses in comparison to the equal previous period. According to a weekly report on... Read more

U.S. Media Shows New Interest

10 Apr 2014 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

US media are increasingly reporting on and debating their country's presence in Africa. How strong should it be? Is its purpose to bring stability to crisis regions or rather to counter Chinese activity? In mid-March 2014 President Obama gave orders for a... Read more

DRC Military Offensives Reduces Number of Armed Groups

10 Apr 2014 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

Last updated on: April 10, 2014 1:35 PM The Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) information minister says joint military offensives launched by the national army (FARDC) and the United Nations Mission to the country (MONUSC) to protect unarmed civilians have sharply reduced... Read more

Fighting Invisible Rwandan Enemy

10 Apr 2014 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

Bishongera — It is difficult to identify the fighters of the Forces Démocratiques pour la Libération du Rwanda (FDLR), one of the many armed groups active in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), some of whose leaders played a key role... Read more

UN Urges Govt to End Impunity for Rape

10 Apr 2014 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

A new U.N. report shows limited progress in fighting sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where too few attackers have been brought to justice. The cases of sexual violence are highest in the eastern part of the country, where... Read more

Angola May Play Friendly Match Against DR Congo

10 Apr 2014 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

The Angolan national senior males football team may play a friendly match against DR Congo in June, in the preparation of their participation in the qualifiers for the 30th edition of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON2015), to be hosted in... Read more

RFUK Opposes Planned Lifting of Logging Moratorium in the DRC

10 Apr 2014 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

The Rainforest Foundation UK (RFUK) has joined forces with other international campaigning NGOs to oppose the imminent lifting of a moratorium on the allocation of new industrial logging concessions in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), following a similar call from... Read more

DRC Logging - 87 Percent Illegal Says New Study

09 Apr 2014 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

Almost all of the logging in the Democratic Republic of Congo is illegal, says a new report by the UK-based think tank, Chatham House. Though the figure of 87% is a startling one, it is not surprising for those of us... Read more