Wednesday 13 December 2017

All International wire news

E.g., 2017-12-13

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AFP - 12/13/17

The United Nations on Tuesday warned that more than 400,000 children in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are severely malnourished and could die within months...

AFP - 12/10/17

The United Nations suffered its worst attack on a peacekeeping mission in nearly a quarter of a century when suspected Ugandan rebels attacked a base in the restive...

AFP - 12/7/17

More than 2,000 Burundian refugees living in a transit camp in Democratic Republic of Congo are resisting plans to register them on a biometric database, claiming it...

AFP - 12/7/17

Roadblocks in war-torn areas of Central African Republic and Democratic Republic of Congo provide armed groups with millions of euros (dollars) in annual income, a...

AFP - 12/6/17

Seismologists in Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday voiced concern after four light earthquakes were felt in the east of the country.

Four tremors, each...

AFP - 12/1/17

Police fired tear gas to disperse demonstrators in several Congolese cities Thursday and arrested two opposition leaders in a clampdown on protests against President...

AFP - 11/30/17

The United Nations mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo called on Wednesday for officials to "respect" a protest planned by opposition groups in Kinshasa,...

AFP - 11/29/17

A Canadian prosecutor arrived in Democratic Republic of Congo Tuesday following a request by the UN chief that he lead a team to help the inquiry into the murder of...

AFP - 11/28/17

Influential bishops in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday urged President Joseph Kabila to pledge he will not seek a third term in office, aiming to ease...

AFP - 11/27/17

The Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday banned rallies due this week in the capital Kinshasa over the extended rule of President Joseph Kabila despite global...

AFP - 11/26/17

The main opposition party in the Democratic Republic of Congo said Friday its secretary general was prevented from leaving the country by authorities and two...

AFP - 11/21/17

Valerie pulls a pair of blue shorts and a small white shirt out of a plastic bag. The shirt is stained with blood. It's the school uniform of her eight-year-old son...

AFP - 11/21/17

Police and security forces killed at least 53 protesters during anti-government demonstrations in the Democratic Republic of Congo between April and October,...

AFP - 11/19/17

From crouching over a small hole with a sheet for privacy to defecating in the open air, for millions of people in the Democratic Republic of Congo going to the...

AFP - 11/19/17

Police in DR Congo Saturday fired on an opposition rally, injuring six protesters denouncing the extended rule of President Joseph Kabila, a lawmaker said.

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AFP - 11/16/17

Police in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday stifled street protests against the extended rule of President Joseph Kabila, making several dozen arrests...

AFP - 11/15/17

Leading technology and electric car companies have been accused of failing to ensure minerals used in their products are not mined using child labour, Amnesty...

AFP - 11/12/17

Eighteen suspected militiamen, including a provincial lawmaker, went on trial Friday in DR Congo's chaotic east for kidnapping and raping some 40 girls.

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AFP - 11/11/17

Britain's minister of state for Africa Rory Stewart met DR Congo authorities on Friday and said plans to hold long-deferred elections late next year were "achievable...

AFP - 11/9/17

The Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday said foreign "greed" for its cobalt lay behind the "malicious" pressures weighing on the country's electoral process....

AFP - 11/8/17

Gruelling talks are unfolding in Bonn for implementing the UN's Paris Agreement on climate change, but many kilometres (miles) away, there are fears that any progress...

AFP - 11/7/17

In 2010, a group of Kinshasa street musicians, several of them left paraplegic by childhood polio, caused a sensation in Europe.

Calling themselves Staff Benda...

AFP - 11/7/17

Democratic Republic of Congo has said elections to replace President Joseph Kabila will take place by December 2018, a year later than scheduled.

Following is...

AFP - 11/6/17

The Democratic Republic of Congo announced Sunday that much delayed elections to replace President Joseph Kabila would take place in December 2018, but the opposition...

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