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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

DR Congo poll 'seriously flawed'

Thursday, December 15th 2011, 12:13
related countries: United States United States

The Democratic Republic of Congo's elections were "seriously flawed" and "lacked transparency" the US warns, as it calls for a review of the process.
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Deaf anger at DR Congo text ban

Wednesday, December 14th 2011, 19:14

Deaf people in the Democratic Republic of Congo say a ban on texting threatens their lives because they cannot receive warnings of violence.
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Kabila defends DR Congo election

Monday, December 12th 2011, 14:31

DR Congo President Joseph Kabila rejects opposition claims that he won elections through widespread rigging but admits "mistakes".
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DR Congo poll 'lacks credibility'

Sunday, December 11th 2011, 15:17

Irregularities in DR Congo's presidential vote mean the results "lack credibility", say international observers from the Carter Center.
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VIDEO: DR Congo police kill protesters

Sunday, December 11th 2011, 1:51

Police in the Democratic Republic of Congo say they have shot dead four people since the disputed results of presidential elections were announced on Friday.
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Questions hang over DR Congo poll

Saturday, December 10th 2011, 22:13

DR Congo's election results come under scrutiny as tensions rise
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Plea for calm after DR Congo poll

Saturday, December 10th 2011, 7:26
related countries: Central African Republic Central African Republic

There are appeals for calm in the Democratic Republic of Congo as disputed elections threaten to plunge the volatile Central African nation into chaos.
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VIDEO: DR Congo re-elects Kabila

Saturday, December 10th 2011, 1:51
related places: Kabila

The main opposition candidate in the Democratic Republic of Congo has rejected official election results which have given President Kabila another term in office.
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Kabila 'wins DR Congo election'

Friday, December 9th 2011, 17:36

President Joseph Kabila is provisionally declared the winner of DR Congo's poll, but the opposition rejects the results raising fears of violence.
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DR Congo election results started

Friday, December 9th 2011, 14:31

The head of DR Congo's election commission starts to read out the election results after days of delays and claims of fraud.
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DR Congo results delayed further

Thursday, December 8th 2011, 21:17

The Democratic Republic of Congo's presidential election results are delayed again, until Friday, the head of the electoral commission says.
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Bid to avert Congo poll clashes

Thursday, December 8th 2011, 16:37

Mediators try to calm tensions in DR Congo ahead of the release of complete election results due shortly, as riot police clash with opposition supporters.
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VIDEO: DR Congo election results delayed

Wednesday, December 7th 2011, 2:42

Publication of presidential election results in the DR Congo has been delayed by 48 hours because of technical difficulties, officials have said.
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DR Congo delays election results

Wednesday, December 7th 2011, 0:07

The publication of election results in DR Congo has been delayed by 48 hours because of technical difficulties, the country's election commission says.
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Kabila leads DR Congo vote count

Tuesday, December 6th 2011, 13:25

With two-thirds of the votes counted in DR Congo, President Kabila leads with 46%, officials say, with final results due later and the opposition alleging fraud.
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How wars and poverty have saved DR Congo's forests

Monday, December 5th 2011, 23:29

Could peace and development threaten Congo's rainforests?
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VIDEO: Fight to protect Congo's rainforest

Monday, December 5th 2011, 21:36

One of proposals being considered there is whether countries should be paid to protect the forests which play a such a crucial role in absorbing greenhouse gases.
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Africa observers hail Congo polls

Wednesday, November 30th 2011, 15:20

African observers say the Democratic Republic of Congo has held "successful" elections, despite opposition calls for the polls to be annulled because of alleged fraud.
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Call to annul 'rigged' Congo vote

Tuesday, November 29th 2011, 17:48

Four opposition candidates in the Democratic Republic of Congo's election say it should be cancelled because of fraud and violence.
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Partial DR Congo vote extension

Tuesday, November 29th 2011, 12:14

Polling is extended into a second day in parts of the Democratic Republic of Congo after Monday's vote was hit by delays and violence.
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Sexual violence in eastern DR Congo - signs of change?

Tuesday, November 29th 2011, 9:45

Why Congolese civilians seem to be raping, rather than soldiers
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DR Congo votes in tense election

Monday, November 28th 2011, 17:51

At least four people are killed after attacks on polling stations during DR Congo's election, also hit by logistical delays.
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VIDEO: Concerns ahead of key DR Congo polls

Sunday, November 27th 2011, 17:23

Election officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo have said Monday's parliamentary and presidential elections will go ahead as planned.
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DR Congo hit by pre-vote violence

Sunday, November 27th 2011, 7:06
related places: Kinshasa

The final day of election campaigning in the DR Congo is marred by deadly violence in the capital, Kinshasa, and clashes at the airport.
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VIDEO: DR Congo hit by pre-vote violence

Sunday, November 27th 2011, 5:16
related places: Kinshasa

Tension is high in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, after violence at pre-election rallies left at least two people dead.
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VIDEO: Hopes and fears for DR Congo election

Friday, November 25th 2011, 22:02

The Democratic Republic of Congo in central Africa holds elections on Monday in what could be a turning point for the people
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Cycling to power in DR Congo?

Friday, November 25th 2011, 1:48

The team of Congolese cyclists seeking to cause a political upset
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Waiting in vain for a train in DR Congo

Thursday, November 24th 2011, 9:00

Congo rail workers and passengers turn up in hope
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Mini-boom: DR Congo's volcanic tourism

Wednesday, November 23rd 2011, 14:22

Hopes for DR Congo's volcanic tourism
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VIDEO: DR Congo volcano is tourism boost

Tuesday, November 22nd 2011, 16:26

Is it possible that a new volcano has suddenly made Congo, a country synonymous with war and tragedy, the worlds hottest tourist destination?
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Explore DR Congo in maps and graphs

Tuesday, November 22nd 2011, 8:25

Find out why this mineral-rich country has not built any roads
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Failed state: Can DR Congo recover?

Monday, November 21st 2011, 7:43

Is DR Congo really the world's worst country?
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