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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.

World news related to Democratic Republic of the Congo – overview

Democratic Republic of the Congo: news

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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VIDEO: Showbiz lessons for budding pastors

Wednesday, December 24th 2014, 16:30

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, the unemployment rate is extremely high, and one of the safest career paths, is to become a priest or pastor.
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Congo ex-rebels 'run away in Uganda'

Tuesday, December 16th 2014, 15:15
related countries: Uganda Uganda

More than 1,500 Congolese ex-rebels go on the run in Uganda ahead of their handover to DR Congo, the M23 group's leader tells the BBC.
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Many dead after DR Congo ferry sinks

Sunday, December 14th 2014, 16:59

At least 129 bodies have been recovered from Lake Tanganyika in the Democratic Republic of Congo, after a ferry capsized on Friday.
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Congo warlord loses ICC appeal

Monday, December 1st 2014, 17:48

The International Criminal Court rejects an appeal by Congolese militia leader Thomas Lubanga against his conviction for using child soldiers.
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DR Congo 'coup plotters' acquitted

Friday, November 28th 2014, 19:40
related countries: South Africa South Africa

A group of 15 men accused of plotting to assassinate the president of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Joseph Kabila, have been acquitted by a South African court.
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Belgian firm 'bulldozed Congo homes'

Monday, November 24th 2014, 13:27
related countries: Belgium Belgium

A Belgian mining firm "consistently lied" about the bulldozing of hundreds of homes in DR Congo and should pay compensation, Amnesty International says.
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DR Congo axe attackers kill dozens

Friday, November 21st 2014, 20:45

At least 50 people have been massacred by machete and axe-wielding attackers in eastern DR Congo, according to activists.
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Vaccinating a remote community

Tuesday, November 18th 2014, 1:25

Vaccinating a remote community in DR Congo
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DR Congo is declared Ebola-free

Saturday, November 15th 2014, 15:05

A three-month Ebola outbreak in DR Congo - involving a separate strain from the outbreak in West Africa - ends after claiming at least 49 lives.
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VIDEO: Deadly violence in eastern DRC

Tuesday, November 11th 2014, 8:09

After several months of relative calm, the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is again experiencing extreme violence.
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The Rumble in the Jungle revisited

Thursday, October 30th 2014, 0:06
related places: Ali, Kinshasa

Forty years since Ali took on Foreman in Kinshasa
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DR Congo doctor wins Sakharov prize

Wednesday, October 22nd 2014, 10:01

A doctor from the Democratic Republic of Congo wins Europe's Sakharov human rights prize for helping thousands of gang rape victims.
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New massacre reported in DR Congo

Saturday, October 18th 2014, 11:02
related places: Beni

Militants kill at least 20 people, said to be mostly women and children, in the second massacre in two days near the DR Congo town of Beni.
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Aids origin 'was 1920s Kinshasa'

Thursday, October 2nd 2014, 23:37

The origin of the Aids pandemic has been traced back to 1920s Kinshasa, in what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo, scientists say.
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Congo ex-fighters 'starve in camp'

Wednesday, October 1st 2014, 16:04

More than 100 demobilised militia fighters and their relatives die from hunger and disease in an army camp in DR Congo, according to a rights group.
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VIDEO: Kinshasa orchestra: 'It was a dream'

Wednesday, September 10th 2014, 9:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Manchester

The Kinshasa Symphony Orchestra from the troubled Democratic Republic of Congo gives its first UK concert in Manchester on Thursday.
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