US Citizens Warned About Gunfire in Kinshasa Neighborhoods - Embassy
The message noted the incidents are unconfirmed, and people in multiple neighborhoods could be reporting the same incidents. The US State Department already has an ongoing travel warning for Americans to avoid all unnecessary travel to the DRC due to ...
Open Letter to the UN Secretary-General on Peacekeeping in DRC
The DRC's relations with its main donors have frosted over, with Western powers, in particular the EU and the U.S., attempting to increase pressure on Kinshasa, notably through sanctions on individuals seen as responsible for violent repression of ...
UN News Centre
In DR Congo, UN aid chief says world must 'not let down' millions of people in need
UN News Centre
21 July 2017 – Wrapping up a four-day mission to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the United Nations humanitarian chief today urged the world “not to forget the DRC,” and called for scaled-up relief funding to help millions of people ...
United Nations relief chief appeals for urgent funds for people in need in DR Congo
UN Experts Accuse Congo Army General of Mining Gold Illegally
Tax officials, mine workers and dredge owners told the Group of Experts on the Democratic Republic of the Congo that Major-General Gabriel Amisi Kumba owns dredges that are mining gold on the Awimi River in Tshopo province, the group said in a report ...
Mutombo Condemns 'Evil Spirit' Of White Supremacists At Charlottesville Rally
The Dikembe Mutombo Foundation opened a $29 million, 300-bed hospital in Kinshasa -- the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo -- in 2007, and it is named after Biamba Marie. Mutombo still makes regular trips back to Africa, most recently ...
Congo-Kinshasa: In DR Congo, UN Aid Chief Says World Must 'Not Let Down' Millions of People in Need
Wrapping up a four-day mission to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the United Nations humanitarian chief today urged the world "not to forget the DRC," and called for scaled-up relief funding to help millions of people suffering from ...
Goverment confirms imported malaria, dengue cases
According to a statement by the bureau published by Macau Post Daily, the patient suffering from dengue fever is a 60-year-old female tourist from the Philippines, who had stayed near the Inner Harbour Ferry Terminal. The statement said that her ...
Los Angeles Times
Congolese author couldn't get a visa, but he'll still take part in tonight's ALOUD program — via Skype
Los Angeles Times
His application was denied by the U.S. Embassy in Kinshasa in the DRC under Section 214(b) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, which states that all applicants are presumed to be intending immigrants. In other words, applicants must demonstrate ...
African airlines wait for open skies
Since relocating to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) two years ago, Firmin Agossou has had a variety of options when travelling home to Benin. Employed in the eastern city of Goma, he often returns to Cotonou to spend time with his family.
Fight like a girl: the female boxers of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, is a city that lives and breathes sport. Militia violence in the countryside and the corruption of the political system seem distant problems when ducking errant footballs and dodging ...
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