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Posted on 12 February 2018 | 5:57 am
South African military investigates Congo
Reuters AfricaSouth African military investigates Congo torture reportsReutersEstablished in 2000, MONUSCO is the United Nations' largest peacekeeping mission and has come under increasing political and military pressure as the United States has threatened to cut funding just as militia activity in Congo's mineral-rich eastern ...New head of UN Mission in DR Congo, Algerian Leila Zerrougui takes up dutiesAlgeria Press Serviceall 3 news articles »
Posted on 12 February 2018 | 4:24 am
Jesus stars at Nomads 4-0 humiliation in DR
Nyasa TimesJesus stars at Nomads 4-0 humiliation in DR Congo: CAF Champions LeagueNyasa TimesMalawi representatives at the CAF Champions League, Be Forward Wanderers FC have been thrashed 4 goals to nil at the hands of DR Congo club AS Vita in their preliminary group stage matches. Part of the action between Wanders and AS Vitta in Kinshasa ...
Posted on 11 February 2018 | 9:09 pm
China's cobalt conundrum in Congo - The
The InterpreterChina's cobalt conundrum in CongoThe InterpreterMore than half of the cobalt that goes into phone batteries and electric vehicles worldwide – 66,000 of 123,000 tons produced in 2016 – is sourced from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Global demand is expanding rapidly. But lawmakers in ...China is winning the global race to control batteriesThe Australianall 2 news articles »
Posted on 11 February 2018 | 2:42 pm
New head of UN's DR Congo mission takes
New head of UN's DR Congo mission takes office amid tensionsCitizenAlso in January, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres reaffirmed the UN's willingness to continue to address the country's security challenges, despite the tensions with the government. Zerrougui served as the deputy head of MONUSCO from 2008 to 2012 ...New head of UN's DR Congo mission takes office amid tensionsYahoo Singapore NewsLeila Zerrougui takes up her duties as special representative of the ...ReliefWeball 2 news articles »
Posted on 11 February 2018 | 8:37 am
Congo must prevent crisis - Oniangue
Congo midfielder Prince Oniangue says the future looks bleak for the team unless the country's football authorities "get their acts together".
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 8:54 am
Bolasie expects tough 2017 campaign
DR Congo's Yannick Bolasie expects tough Afcon qualifiers against Angola, Central African Republic and Madagascar.
Posted on 11 April 2015 | 7:09 am
EU, UN call for 'urgent' probe of DR
The European Union and United Nations called Friday for an urgent probe into a mass grave discovered in the Democratic Republic of Congo's capital Kinshasa, which local authorities say contained hundreds of dead babies and foetuses. The EU office in the Democratic Republic of Congo called for an "urgent, transparent and credible" probe and offered to provide support "with all means at our ...
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 2:47 pm
DR Congo's Inga 3 dam construction
Building of a massive new hydroelectric dam in the Democratic Republic of Congo won't begin until 2017 at the earliest, the World Bank said Thursday, signalling a fresh delay in the key project. "Work should get underway in 2017," the World Bank's DR Congo manager Ahmadou Moustapha Ndiaye told a press conference. The Congo is Africa's most powerful river and already a major producer of ...
Posted on 9 April 2015 | 3:43 pm
Rwandan rebel group kills 10 soldiers in
Rwandan rebels in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo killed around 10 soldiers in an ambush this week, an army source said on Wednesday, the insurgents' deadliest attack since the start of a military campaign against them in February. The military source, who asked not to be identified, said that two colonels were among those killed and several other soldiers were injured in the attack by the ...
Posted on 8 April 2015 | 6:08 am
Congo the orphaned giraffe calf rejoins his
There’s a welcome back nuzzle for two-month-old giraffe Congo, orphaned earlier this month, as he rejoins his herd. Congo continues to be hand-fed from the back of a lorry by San Diego zookeepers, who wrap the bottle in a giraffe skin-patterned blanket ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 2:58 am
Hillary rejected Bill’s requests to give
WASHINGTON — Bill Clinton’s hunger for six-figure paydays was so great that he sought State Department approval to give speeches tied to two of the most repressive regimes in the world — North Korea and Congo — while his wife was serving as ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 2:50 am
E-mails: Clinton Foundation Considered Bill
Sometimes, people are confronted with decisions that test their ethics: Is it cool to eat someone else’s lunch in the company fridge? Should the boss remain uninformed about the toilet paper stuck to his shoe? Can one be a former president of the United ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 2:46 am
Bill Clinton Sought Paid Speeches In North
Bill Clinton pushed the State Department to allow him to accept speaking fees for events in North Korea and the Congo while his wife was secretary of state, even after the agency declined to approve both speeches.
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 2:36 am
Clinton Foundation considered sending Bill
Bill Clinton's high-flying speaking schedule almost included engagements in North Korea and the Congo, where he would have had to meet with some of the world's most brutal dictators, newly surfaced documents show. Two requests from the agency that books ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 1:39 am
Congo: 12 army officers to be charged with
A dozen senior officers in the Congolese army have been arrested for responsibility for mass rapes committed by several army units in eastern Congo in November 2012, Congolese Justice Minister Wivine Mumba told The Associated Press Saturday.
Posted on 13 April 2013 | 10:57 am
Hague war crimes court investigating own
The International Criminal Court in The Hague has opened a formal investigation into allegations by four people who say they were subjected to sexual abuse by a court staff member working in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Posted on 12 April 2013 | 1:55 pm
South African troops to join new UN force in
South Africa said Monday that it will contribute forces to a United Nations military mission with an unprecedented mandate to take action against rebel groups in Congo, just over two weeks after 13 South African troops died in a battle with rebels in Cent
Posted on 8 April 2013 | 4:41 am
UN authorizes intervention force for Congo
The U.N. Security Council authorized a new "intervention brigade" for Congo on Thursday with an unprecedented mandate to take military action against rebel groups to help bring peace to the country's conflict-wracked east.
Posted on 28 March 2013 | 11:30 am
Rebel group: Congo warlord wanted control of
A spokesman for a Congolese rebel group said Thursday that rebel fighters in the M23 group were trying to kill warlord Bosco Ntaganda, who fled Congo and turned himself in to a U.S. Embassy last week before being transferred to the International Criminal
Posted on 28 March 2013 | 4:32 am