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Belgian Miner Accused of 'Bulldozing' Homes

25 Nov 2014 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

By Jared ReedAmnesty International has accused a Belgian mining firm of bulldozing hundreds of Congolese homes and benefiting from a government "cover-up." The mining group has denied... Read more

Belgian Miner Destroyed Homes and Lied About It, Claims Watchdog

25 Nov 2014 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

By Jared ReedAmnesty International has accused a Belgian mining group of bulldozing hundreds of Congolese homes and benefiting from a government "cover-up." The miner denies the claims. Amnesty... Read more

Jewellery Industry Takes Steps to Eliminate "Conflict Gold"

25 Nov 2014 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

By Carey L. BironWashington, DC — Major U.S. jewellery companies and retailers have started to take substantive steps to eliminate the presence of "conflict gold" from their supply chains, according to the results of a year-long investigation published Monday. Rights advocates, backed... Read more

Belgian Mining Giant Lied Over Bulldozing Homes - Amnesty

24 Nov 2014 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

A Belgian mining company, Groupe Forrest International, has consistently lied about the bulldozing of hundreds of homes in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and has denied justice to those affected, said Amnesty International today in a new report. Bulldozed: How... Read more

Who Will End the FDLR Menace?

24 Nov 2014 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

By James KaruhangaWith only five weeks to the January 2 UN Security Council deadline for the DR Congo-based FDLR militia to disarm or face military action, there is virtually nothing to suggest that the group largely blamed for the 1994 Genocide... Read more

UN Special Envoy Condemns 'Trend of Massacres' in Eastern Province

24 Nov 2014 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

The security situation in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is "worsening," a senior United Nations official has warned, citing an escalating trend of massacres in the town of Beni - the site of continuing flare-ups of deadly violence... Read more

President Dos Santos Gets Message From DRC Counterpart

22 Nov 2014 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

Luanda — A message from President Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of Congo to his Angolan counterpart, José Eduardo dos Santos, related to strengthening of cooperation between the two countries was delivered Friday, at the Presidential Palace , in Luanda. The... Read more

World Science Day for Peace and Development

21 Nov 2014 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

press release Kinshasa — Martin Kobler, Head of MONUSCO and Abdourahamane Diallo, UNESCO Representative to the DRC urge Congolese youth to embrace sciences The international community commemorates this Monday, 10 November, the World Science Day for Peace and Development. Martin Kobler, Head of... Read more

Improving Health in the Kasaï Occidental Province in DRC

21 Nov 2014 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

press release Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo — Launch of bed nets distribution campaign and inauguration of two health facilities in the Kasaï Occidental province in the DRC. Today, 20 November, we travelled to Kananga, in the Kasaï Occidental province of the Democratic... Read more

Tripartite Accord Legalises Angolan Refugees

21 Nov 2014 | DR Congo | Source : AllAfrica News: DR Congo

Luanda — A tripartite accord involving Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo and Zambia was signed recently to enable the return or legalisation of Angolan refugees resident in the above mentioned neighbouring countries. The information was released on Thursday in Luanda by the... Read more