Friday 19 January 2018

All International wire news

E.g., 2018-01-19

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AFP - 1/17/18

As demand for batteries drives a surge in the price of cobalt, the Democratic Republic of Congo is gearing up to overhaul its mining regulations to harvest more...

AFP - 1/16/18

Three Democratic Republic of Congo soldiers died on Monday while repelling an attack in the eastern Beni region by ADF Ugandan Islamist rebels, who are suspected of...

AFP - 1/14/18

Men armed with machetes killed four soldiers in an attack Sunday near the main Kananga airport in Kasai, an opposition stronghold in the south of the Democratic...

AFP - 1/14/18

Catholics in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Saturday called for a fresh rally against "the dictatorship" as they step up pressure on President Joseph Kabila....

AFP - 1/14/18

Burundian refugees living in a transit camp in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Saturday complained of a lack of humanitarian support after their refusal to...

AFP - 1/13/18

Supported by throngs of worshippers and with western ambassadors in attendance, Catholic leaders in DR Congo hammered home a message of anger toward President Joseph...

AFP - 1/11/18

A 78-year-old prelate is likely to play a key role this year in shaping the future of one of Africa's most important and volatile states.

The man in the...

AFP - 1/10/18

Floods and mudslides in the Democratic Republic of Congo's chaotic capital Kinshasa have caused cholera cases to rise over five-fold to more than 100 a week, medical...

AFP - 1/10/18

DR Congo's electoral body trumpeted on Tuesday the arrival of the first voting machines from South Korea for long-delayed elections that the government has pledged to...

AFP - 1/9/18

DR Congo started two days of national mourning Monday for 48 people killed by floods and mudslides in the capital Kinshasa amid concerns of a cholera outbreak in the...

AFP - 1/7/18

The UN said it was "deeply alarmed" by the actions of security forces in DR Congo during anti-Kabila protests in Kinshasa last Sunday, and believe the toll of victims...

AFP - 1/6/18

Floods and mudslides killed 44 people in shantytowns in the Democratic Republic of Congo's capital Kinshasa, the third largest metropolis in Africa, an official said...

AFP - 1/6/18

The morning light showed a scene of desolation as people in Ngaliema surveyed the wreckage of shanty homes swept away by killer floods and landslips.

Among the...

AFP - 1/5/18

Thirty-seven people died overnight when torrential rain and mudslides swept though shanty homes in Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the...

AFP - 1/3/18

The death toll from a crackdown on New Year's Eve protests in Democratic Republic of Congo has risen to 12, protestors said on Tuesday.

"Eleven people died in...

AFP - 1/3/18

The death toll from a crackdown on New Year's Eve demonstrations in Democratic Republic of Congo rose to 12, protestors said on Tuesday, as the country's powerful...

AFP - 1/2/18

Eight people were killed Sunday and dozens arrested as security forces in DR Congo cracked down on Catholic worshippers who gathered at churches across the country to...

AFP - 1/2/18

Crisis-wracked Democratic Republic of Congo was bracing for fresh unrest Sunday after the country's influential Catholic church vowed to defy a protest ban and hold a...

AFP - 12/31/17

Congolese security forces fired tear gas to break up a Catholic mass on Sunday and arrested Catholic altar boys who were protesting against President Joseph Kabila,...

AFP - 12/31/17

Security forces fired shots in the air and dispersed a mass with tear gas Sunday in the Congolese capital Kinshasa, where the Catholic church had called banned...

AFP - 12/31/17

Catholics in crisis-torn Democratic Republic of Congo vowed Saturday to defy a protest ban and hold a "peaceful march" Sunday to urge implementation of a deal for...

AFP - 12/31/17

A planned demonstration against Democratic Republic of Congo's President Joseph Kabila organised by Catholics has been banned a day before it was to take place in the...

AFP - 12/30/17

A village chief believed to have ordered the killing in March of two UN experts in the Democratic Republic of Congo was arrested Saturday, a Congolese military...

AFP - 12/28/17

The Congolese army has stepped up arrests of South Sudanese refugees and tightened the border in a bid to block rebels from seeking sanctuary in its country,...

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