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News: Democratic Republic of the Congo

We have started to collect the most important news related to Democratic Republic of the Congo in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Democratic Republic of the Congo: news

VIDEO: Political activists released by DRC

Thursday, March 19th 2015, 19:59
related countries: Burkina Faso Burkina Faso, Senegal Senegal

Political activists from Burkina Faso and Senegal, who were detained for four days in the Democratic Republic of Congo, are expected to be repatriated on Thursday.
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DR Congo to expel African activists

Wednesday, March 18th 2015, 16:34
related countries: Burkina Faso Burkina Faso, Senegal Senegal

The Democratic Republic of Congo government says it will deport four pro-democracy activists from Senegal and Burkina Faso arrested on Sunday.
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DR Congo demonstrators arrested

Tuesday, March 17th 2015, 18:29

At least 11 activists are arrested in DR Congo for protesting against the detention of pro-democracy activists, officials say.
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DR Congo seeks gorilla park change

Saturday, March 14th 2015, 0:05

DR Congo says it wants to redraw the boundaries of Virunga National Park, a Unesco World Heritage site, to allow for oil exploration
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Congo officials 'similar to rebels'

Friday, March 6th 2015, 12:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Abuse and exploitation in government-controlled areas in eastern DR Congo are almost as bad as when they were held by rebels, says UK charity Oxfam.
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First DR Congo strikes on Hutu rebels

Wednesday, February 25th 2015, 12:14
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

The Democratic Republic of Congo launches its first strikes as part of a long-awaited offensive against Rwandan Hutu rebels.
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Congo poll date set after protests

Thursday, February 12th 2015, 18:38

The Democratic Republic of Congo sets a date for presidential elections following last month's violent protests against a possible delay.
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UN pulls out of DR Congo offensive

Wednesday, February 11th 2015, 11:29

The UN withdraws support for a planned offensive against rebels in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo after the government refuses to sack two generals.
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VIDEO: On the ground with rebels in DRC

Monday, February 9th 2015, 16:13
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

The Congolese army, with the support of UN troops, launches an offensive against Rwandan rebels blamed for much of the violence in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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DR Congo win on pens to finish third

Saturday, February 7th 2015, 19:51
related countries: Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea

DR Congo beat Equatorial Guinea on penalties in the Africa Cup of Nations third-place play-off.
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A good death in Kinshasa

Saturday, February 7th 2015, 0:49
related places: Kinshasa

Putting the fun into funerals in Kinshasa as taboos fade
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Ivory Coast can play better - Renard

Wednesday, February 4th 2015, 23:09

Ivory Coast head coach Herve Renard was far from happy with their Africa Cup of Nations semi-final win over DR Congo.
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DR Congo 1-3 Ivory Coast

Wednesday, February 4th 2015, 21:27

Ivory Coast make it into their third Africa Cup of Nations final in nine years after proving too strong for DR Congo.
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Congo urged to sack 'killer' general

Tuesday, February 3rd 2015, 18:50

A leading rights group in the Democratic Republic of Congo calls on the government to annul a controversial general's appointment to lead the fight against rebels.
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No-one can stop us, declares Bolasie

Saturday, January 31st 2015, 19:39

DR Congo forward Yannick Bolasie believes his side can become unbeatable after their 4-2 win over Congo in their Afcon quarter-final.
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Congo 2-4 DR Congo

Saturday, January 31st 2015, 18:17

DR Congo fight back from two goals down to beat neighbours Congo and reach the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals.
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Mulumbu to miss Afcon last-eight tie

Tuesday, January 27th 2015, 11:14

DR Congo captain Youssouf Mulumbu will miss Saturday's Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final against Congo.
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Relief for Tunisia & DR Congo bosses

Monday, January 26th 2015, 22:25
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia

DR Congo coach Florent Ibenge and Tunisia counterpart Georges Leekens admit qualifying for the last eight has been tough.
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DR Congo 1-1 Tunisia

Monday, January 26th 2015, 20:47
related places: Bata

Tunisia and DR Congo both make it through to the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals after they draw in Bata.
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Congo 2-1 Burkina Faso

Sunday, January 25th 2015, 20:23

Congo reach the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time since 1992 with a dramatic victory.
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VIDEO: What's Up Africa: What now for Kabila?

Friday, January 23rd 2015, 17:56

Satirist asks if Congo leader enjoys his job
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Protesters hail 'historic' Congo vote

Friday, January 23rd 2015, 13:06

The Democratic Republic of Congo senate amends a controversial census bill, following four days of violent nationwide protests.
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Congo vote delayed amid protests

Thursday, January 22nd 2015, 15:49

The Democratic Republic of Congo senate delays a vote on a national census which has sparked days of violent protests because it would delay elections.
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Gabon 0-1 Congo

Wednesday, January 21st 2015, 22:23
related countries: Gabon Gabon
related places: Bata

Congo beat Gabon 1-0 in Bata to move top of Group A, after captain Prince Oniangue stabs home from close range.
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Catholic Church backs Congo protests

Wednesday, January 21st 2015, 14:28
related places: Kinshasa

The Catholic Church in DR Congo throws its weight behind protests against President Joseph Kabila's apparent attempt to extend his 14-year rule.
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Deadly Congo clashes over Kabila

Tuesday, January 20th 2015, 19:11
related places: Kabila

At least four people are killed in protests in DR Congo over claims that President Joseph Kabila is seeking to extend his rule by delaying next year's elections.
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Zambia 1-1 Congo DR

Sunday, January 18th 2015, 18:22
related countries: Zambia Zambia

Yannick Bolasie earns DR Congo a draw against Zambia with a rasping second-half finish in their opening Nations Cup match.
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Lack of preparation cost us - Becker

Sunday, January 18th 2015, 12:14

Equatorial Guinea coach Esteban Becker says his side were not fit enough to hang on to victory over Congo on Saturday.
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LeRoy angered by transport delay

Saturday, January 17th 2015, 19:42

Congo coach Claude LeRoy says his team's journey to their opening Nations Cup match took almost an hour longer than it should have.
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Equatorial Guinea 1-1 Congo

Saturday, January 17th 2015, 19:11
related countries: Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea

Thievy Bifouma scores late for Congo to deny hosts Equatorial Guinea victory in the opening match of the Africa Cup of Nations.
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Burundian army kills 95 rebels

Monday, January 5th 2015, 19:40
related countries: Burundi Burundi

Burundi's army says it has killed 95 members of a rebel group who crossed into the country from the Democratic Republic of Congo recently.
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VIDEO: Kinshasa's symphony orchestra turns 20

Wednesday, December 31st 2014, 10:34

Kimbanguist Symphony Orchestra, the only symphony orchestra in central Africa, is celebrating its 20th anniversary this December.
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