Wednesday 25 April 2018

All International wire news

E.g., 2018-04-25

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AFP - 4/18/18

A first group of around 600 people who fled deadly violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo in early February returned to their homes in the northeast on Tuesday...

AFP - 4/16/18

Hundreds of former child fighters in Democratic Republic of Congo's volatile Kasai region face an uncertain future, spurned by their families and their dreams...

AFP - 4/12/18

Congolese opposition groups rounded Wednesday on the country's electoral commission and its insistence that a long-awaited presidential vote in the vast African...

AFP - 4/7/18

Millions of duplicates have been found among people registered to vote in Democratic Republic of Congo elections slated for December, the head of the country's...

AFP - 4/5/18

The UN's high commissioner for refugees, Filippo Grandi, on Wednesday launched a key visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) ahead of efforts to drum up...

AFP - 4/4/18

South Korea's government has officially distanced itself from a firm providing electronic voting machines to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where tensions...

AFP - 4/4/18

The kidnappers of a Catholic priest abducted in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo at the weekend are demanding $500,000 for his release, the church said on Tuesday...

AFP - 4/2/18

A small but remarkable new migration is taking place in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, as well-heeled Congolese up sticks to live in Rwandan towns lying just...

AFP - 4/1/18

Around 230,000 people have been driven from their homes in Democratic Republic of Congo, the government estimated Friday, a vastly different figure from the reports...

AFP - 4/1/18

The Democratic Republic of Congo's main opposition party on Saturday chose the son of its founder as its leader and presidential candidate in long delayed polls due...

AFP - 3/31/18

The Democratic Republic of Congo's main opposition party met on Friday for a two-day congress to choose a new leader who is also likely to be its candidate in...

AFP - 3/29/18

Sexual and ethnic violence are alarmingly on the rise in Democratic Republic of Congo's lawless east, spawning a humanitarian catastrophe with millions forced to flee...

AFP - 3/29/18

Ten civilians and a Ugandan militant died when Congolese troops clashed with rebels in the flashpoint town of Beni in Democratic Republic of Congo's troubled east, an...

AFP - 3/29/18

Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) say they are investigating an exiled opposition leader who has vowed to stand in December's presidential...

AFP - 3/28/18

The head of a local militia group and a policeman have been arrested over the shock killing of two UN experts in DR Congo a year ago, officials said on Monday.

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AFP - 3/28/18

Of the many headaches facing the UN mission in DR Congo as its mandate comes up for renewal, few are greater than the ethnic bloodshed and brewing humanitarian crisis...

AFP - 3/26/18

The EU said on Sunday it was "extremely concerned" about DR Congo after the country announced it would decline a $1.7 billion international aid package.

A war...

AFP - 3/25/18

A war of words has broken out between the United Nations and the DR Congo government which is shunning a donor conference in Geneva to raise $1.7 billion to tackle a...

AFP - 3/24/18

UN peacekeepers have found eight decomposing bodies in a village in the volatile Ituri province of northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the agency told AFP on...

AFP - 3/21/18

The former anti-corruption chief fighting fraud in DR Congo's lucrative eastern mines has been jailed for life by a military court on charges of rebellion and murder...

AFP - 3/20/18

A government crackdown on demonstrations against President Joseph Kabila in Democratic Republic of Congo has led to the killing of 47 people in just over a year, a UN...

AFP - 3/19/18

A body linked to the powerful Catholic Church in Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday called on the United Nations to strengthen its role during December elections...

AFP - 3/14/18

Dozens of people were killed overnight in fresh clashes in DR Congo's volatile northeastern Ituri province, sharpening an ethnic conflict that has already forced tens...

AFP - 3/13/18

Dozens of people were killed overnight in several villages in DR Congo's northeast province of Ituri, raising the toll of an ethnic conflict that has already caused...

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