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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

Congo fighters 'sack Terminator'

Tuesday, May 8th 2012, 13:52

Army mutineers in eastern DR Congo loyal to Bosco Ntaganda, a warlord known as "The Terminator" and wanted by the ICC, replace him as their leader.
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Congo 'regains towns from rebels'

Monday, May 7th 2012, 9:04
related places: Masisi

The DR Congo army says it has regained control of the entire eastern area of Masisi from rebels loyal to warlord Bosco "Terminator" Ntaganda, wanted by the ICC.
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'Terminator' wanted for mutiny

Thursday, May 3rd 2012, 10:15

Renegade General Bosco Ntaganda, known locally as the 'Terminator' is wanted for leading an army mutiny in the east of Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities say.
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'Terminator' takes DR Congo towns

Monday, April 30th 2012, 16:40
related places: Goma

Troops loyal to Bosco Ntaganda, wanted by the International Criminal Court, take control of two towns near Goma in eastern DR Congo after fierce fighting.
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DR Congo's Kabila appoints new PM

Thursday, April 19th 2012, 9:38
related places: Kabila

DR Congo's President Joseph Kabila, appoints respected Finance Minister Augustin Matata Ponyo as prime minister, ending months of political deadlock.
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Panorama: Glencore mines probe

Monday, April 16th 2012, 17:31
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Glencore, the multi-billion pound commodity giant, stands accused of profiting from child labour in a mine in the Congo, and paying the associates of paramilitary killers in Colombia.
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Thriving trade in illegal ivory

Thursday, April 12th 2012, 0:46
related countries: China China

Tracing the secret trade from Congo to China
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Congo seeks 'Terminator' arrest

Wednesday, April 11th 2012, 18:01

President Joseph Kabila calls for the arrest of ex-rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda, wanted by the International Criminal Court for war crimes - but says he will be tried in DR Congo.
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Congo 'Terminator' troops defect

Thursday, April 5th 2012, 17:23

Hundreds of Congolese troops loyal to alleged war criminal Bosco Ntaganda have defected from the army, diplomats tell the BBC.
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DR Congo planes to be destroyed

Tuesday, March 27th 2012, 16:17

A Congolese airline is to destroy six planes that belonged to the suspended airline company from which they were formed, its chief executive says.
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In pictures: Rebuilding the Democratic Republic of Congo

Wednesday, March 21st 2012, 0:36

Pictures as Congo tries to move on from conflict
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'Killings followed' DR Congo poll

Tuesday, March 20th 2012, 16:57

Security forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo carried out a wave of killings and arbitrary arrests after elections last year, a UN report says.
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Samba is upset by Russian racism

Monday, March 19th 2012, 14:45
related countries: Russia Russia

Congo's Christopher Samba, who had a banana thrown at him while playing for Russians Anzhi Makhachkala, laments the fact that the incident happened so close to children.
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ICC finds Congo's Lubanga guilty

Wednesday, March 14th 2012, 20:27
related places: Lubanga

The International Criminal Court finds Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga guilty of recruiting and using child soldiers - the court's first verdict.
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Congo's Lubanga trial verdict due

Wednesday, March 14th 2012, 9:02
related places: Lubanga

The International Criminal Court is set to deliver its first ever verdict, in the case of DR Congo's Thomas Lubanga. accused of using child soldiers.
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Congo blast victims' funeral held

Sunday, March 11th 2012, 18:55
related countries: Republic of the Congo Republic of the Congo

A mass funeral is held in the Republic of Congo for some of the victims of last week's explosion in the capital.
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Congo's capital picks up pieces after arms depot blasts

Tuesday, March 6th 2012, 15:40

Congolese city picks up pieces after deadly arms depot blasts
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VIDEO: Congo blast site still unsafe

Tuesday, March 6th 2012, 4:22
related countries: Republic of the Congo Republic of the Congo
related places: Brazzaville

The area where ammunitions stockpiles exploded in Congo's capital, Brazzaville, is still too unsafe to enter according to rescue workers.
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Congo blast site still dangerous

Monday, March 5th 2012, 19:00
related countries: Republic of the Congo Republic of the Congo
related places: Brazzaville

It is still too dangerous to enter the area where ammunition stockpiles exploded in Congo's capital, Brazzaville, killing at least 146 people, rescue workers say.
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'Bad wiring' caused Congo blasts

Monday, March 5th 2012, 17:03
related countries: Republic of the Congo Republic of the Congo
related places: Brazzaville

Blasts at an arms depot, which killed at least 146 people in Congo's capital Brazzaville, were caused by a short-circuit that led to a fire, officials say.
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'Scores killed' in Congo blasts

Sunday, March 4th 2012, 16:55
related countries: Republic of the Congo Republic of the Congo
related places: Brazzaville

At least 200 people are reported killed and hundreds more injured after accidental explosions at a munitions dump in Congo's capital Brazzaville.
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VIDEO: Munitions blasts 'kill scores' in Congo

Sunday, March 4th 2012, 16:40
related countries: Republic of the Congo Republic of the Congo
related places: Brazzaville

At least 146 people are reported to have been killed following huge explosions at an arms dump in Congo's capital Brazzaville.
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VIDEO: Why do people believe in witchcraft?

Friday, March 2nd 2012, 12:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The murder of Kristy Bamu has raised concerns about the spread of a belief in Kindoki from DR Congo to migrant communities in the UK and elsewhere.
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Uganda to open new refugee camp

Wednesday, February 29th 2012, 14:24
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Uganda is to set up a new camp to cope with a new influx of refugees from eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the government says.
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Setback for big Congo hydro dam

Thursday, February 16th 2012, 13:13

A hydroelectric scheme in DR Congo is dealt a blow by a mining firm’s decision to not build a smelter, which would have been a major user of its electricity.
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AUDIO: Baloji, DR Congo's 'rising star'

Wednesday, February 15th 2012, 19:33
related countries: Belgium Belgium

Rapper Baloji grew up in Belgium, but is quickly becoming one of the most sought after exponents of contemporary music from his native DR Congo.
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Kabila aide dies in plane crash

Sunday, February 12th 2012, 15:37

A senior adviser to the President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Joseph Kabila, is killed in a plane crash, officials say.
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Kabila wins majority of Congo MPs

Thursday, February 2nd 2012, 14:19

Official results from elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo give President Joseph Kabila and his allies an outright parliamentary majority.
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Anger at Congo parliament result

Friday, January 27th 2012, 20:07

DR Congo's main opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi dismisses poll results and tells his newly elected MPs not to take up their seats.
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Tshisekedi under 'house arrest'

Thursday, January 26th 2012, 18:32
related places: Kinshasa

Police in the Democratic Republic of Congo fire tear gas to disperse supporters of the opposition leader, Etienne Tshisekedi - who is under virtual house arrest in the capital, Kinshasa.
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Rwanda verdicts in terror trial

Friday, January 13th 2012, 16:32
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

Twenty-two people, accused of having links with Rwandan rebels in DR Congo, are found guilty of launching a series of grenade attacks in Rwanda.
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Catholics criticise DR Congo poll

Friday, January 13th 2012, 4:28

Catholic bishops in the Democratic Republic of Congo criticise elections in November in which President Joseph Kabila won another term in office.
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