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DR Congo latest news in African newspapers | At least 15 dead in armed clashes in DRC
Fifteen people were killed during five days of clashes between armed militia in the Democratic Republic of Congo's restive east, before the army intervened, local officials say.
[News24] 19/07/2018 | DRC president Kabila to make address to the nation
DRC President Joseph Kabila is expected to make a speech to parliament, less than a week before candidates can begin to register in postponed presidential elections.
[News24] 19/07/2018
Congo-Kinshasa:Returning Congolese Find Homes in Ruins, Livelihoods Destroyed
[UNHCR] TCHOMIA, the Democratic Republic of the Congo -Fishing boats line the shore of Lake Albert in the north-eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. Children play in the shallow water, while...
[AllAfrica] 18/07/2018 | At least 26 feared dead in DRC boat accident
At least 11 people have died and 15 are missing after an overloaded boat with around 100 people onboard capsized on the Congo River, local officials say.
[News24] 18/07/2018 | DRC's Kabila promotes blacklisted generals in army shake-up
DRC President Joseph Kabila has replaced the country's army chief in a military shake-up that include the promotion of two key allies on a US sanctions blacklist.
[News24] 16/07/2018 | DRC's Bemba acquittal overturns important victory for sexual violence victims
In early June the International Criminal Court appeals chamber acquitted Jean-Pierre Bemba in a 3-2 ruling. The decision astounded observers, writes The Conversation.
[News24] 16/07/2018
Jean Pierre Bemba named as presidential candidate in DRC [The Morning Call]
Five weeks after his conviction for war crimes was overturned at the International Criminal Court. ICC, Jean-Pierre Bemba, the Former Democratic Republic of Congo Vice President has been nominated as...
[Africanews] 16/07/2018 | DRC universities urge Kabila to step aside
Several universities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have signed a petition against President Joseph Kabila running for a third term in office later this year.
[News24] 16/07/2018
DR Congo's Kabila promotes blacklisted generals
President's two key allies on US sanctions up the ladder
[East Africa News Post] 15/07/2018
DR Congo's new army chief subject of U.S., EU sanctions
Congo’s President Joseph Kabila has appointed a new army chief who is under international sanctions for the violent repression of dissent, raising fears of an imminent crackdown. State television...
[Africanews] 15/07/2018
Congo-Kinshasa:Villages 'Reduced to Ash' Amid 'Barbaric Violence'
[UN News] Humanitarian needs are enormous in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), where the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, has reported accounts of "barbaric violence".
[AllAfrica] 14/07/2018 | DRC's acquitted ex-VP to run in presidential election
Former Congolese Vice President Jean-Pierre Bemba has been declared an opposition party candidate for the December presidential election after recently being acquitted of war crimes charges in an...
[News24] 14/07/2018
DR Congo opposition leader Bemba nominated for presidential election
Congolese politician Jean-Pierre Bemba, weeks after his conviction for war crimes was quashed at The Hague, was nominated by his party on Friday for December’s presidential vote, in what could be...
[Africanews] 14/07/2018 | Party names ex-warlord Bemba candidate for DRC presidential poll
The former vice president of Democratic Republic of Congo Jean-Pierre Bemba, who was acquitted last month of war crimes, has been named by his party as a candidate in presidential polls planned for...
[News24] 13/07/2018
Party names ex-warlord Bemba candidate for DR Congo presidential poll
The ICC acquitted Bemba on appeal on June 8.
[East Africa News Post] 13/07/2018

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