Monday 20 November 2017

All International wire news

E.g., 2017-11-20

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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...

AFP - 11/4/17

Some $750 million (644 million euros) in revenue from Democratic Republic of Congo's mines between 2011 and 2014 "cannot be reliably tracked" in the records of the...

AFP - 10/30/17

Four civilians and a policeman were killed Monday in clashes in eastern DR Congo as protestors demanded President Joseph Kabila stand down this year, an AFP...

AFP - 10/28/17

A rebel "general" from South Sudan, Dhiling Keah, briefly sums up the strategic position of his army, eking out an existence in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo...

AFP - 10/28/17

The US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, told the Democratic Republic of Congo to hold elections next year, rather than delay them until 2019, if it...

AFP - 10/23/17

The UN's envoy for DR Congo on Monday called on the Congolese authorities to release opposition members arrested in the southeastern city of Lubumbashi Sunday for...

AFP - 10/16/17

Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo met on Saturday to address when the next presidential election will be held after the country's electoral commission...

AFP - 10/13/17

Hopes the Democratic Republic of Congo could end months of crisis and reach a deal on holding presidential elections have faded after the poll was delayed to at least...

AFP - 10/12/17

The election to pick DR Congo's next president will not happen before early 2019, the electoral commission said Wednesday, a delay that raises fresh security worries...

AFP - 10/11/17

Rebels from a Ugandan-dominated group on Monday attacked a UN military base in DR Congo's unstable east, killing two peacekeepers and injuring 12 others, the UN...

AFP - 10/6/17

Ten fighters were killed Thursday when the army launched a pre-dawn attack on a militia in the restive eastern region of Democratic Republic of Congo, a military...

AFP - 9/21/17

The United States and European Union on Wednesday urged Congolese security forces to refrain from using "excessive force" after soldiers fired on Burundian refugees...

AFP - 9/21/17

At least 12 people died and 92 were missing after heavy rains caused flooding in two villages in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, an official said Wednesday....

AFP - 9/20/17

President Joseph Kabila on Tuesday accused international and religious groups of "knowingly spreading misinformation" about a conflict that has killed thousands,...

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