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Tanzania commends new DR Congo leader over efforts to restore peace

Tanzanian President John Magufuli has praised newly elected leader of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for his efforts to restore peace in the...
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Kenyan banks go for African market

A Kenyan living in Zambia, Mozambique, Ethiopia or the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) would be able to easily transact banking business from their...
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Leading Kenyan Banks Looks at Ethiopia and Somali Markets

Kenyan largest banks have overcome a controlled interest rate environment to make billions of shillings in profits for the third year in a row...
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China’s BRI Expanding Trade in Africa With Infrastructure Where the West Has Failed: Djibouti

Djibouti Port Director: The BRI Has Vastly Expanded All African Trade and Development Aboubaker Omar Hadi, chairman of Djibouti Ports and Free Zone Authority, told...
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DR Congo’s Ruling Party Demonstrates After Senatorial Elections

Activists of the ruling party UDPS took to the streets in several provinces in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Saturday as they...
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UN Commends Ghana Participation in Peace Operations

The United Nations Stabilisation Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) has commended the sacrifice and commitment of the people and Government of...
United Nation

South African FM calls for dispatching mediators to DRC

The United Nations should consider dispatching a mediating team to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in order to maintain peace when the final...
Protests

South African Countries Interferes in DR Congo Peace Calls

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) on Friday called on all stakeholders in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to refrain from acts of...
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Ugandan farmer abducted by suspected DR Congo militia

A Ugandan who was farming on the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) side of the border was on Monday abducted from his garden by...

Carter Center Urges Election Officials In Drc To Ensure Transparency In The Tabulation...

As the people of the Democratic Republic of Congo await the preliminary results of the Dec. 30 election, The Carter Center calls on all...

Unblock all communication channels in DRC – Amnesty International

Amnesty International’s Director for East Africa the Horn and the Great Lakes Joan Nyanyuki, authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), to reopen...
Democratic Republic of Congo election machines for December 30, 2018 poll

From the Democratic Republic of Congo to Sudan the need for continental solutions is...

Africa in Review 2018: Electoral Politics, Social Stability and the Need for Genuine Economic Development Political Analysis Introduction As 2018 concludes there is much to be learned...
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Uganda, DR Congo to hold talks over attacks at common border lake

Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will hold fresh talks over disputed waters on common border lakes shared between the two countries...

Denis Mukwege And Nadia Murad Jointly Won The 2018 Nobel Peace Prize

In response to news that Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Yezidi human rights activist Nadia Murad have jointly won the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize,...

Alleged fraudulent practices: AfDB debars Cameroon consulting firm.

The African Development Bank Group has announced the debarment of GEO SCIENCES INTERNATIONAL SARL, a consulting firm based in Yaoundé, Cameroon, for a minimum...
fishing

Uganda engages DR Congo authorities for release of 6 fishermen held by suspected militia

The Ugandan government is engaging Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) authorities about the release of six fishermen captured over the weekend by suspected Mai-Mai...
Refugees and host communities have access to medical and other services in Mantapala settlement

Zambia and Partners Campaign for Funds to Cater for Congolese Refugees

The Government of the Republic of Zambia, UN agencies and other partners require over US$74.2 million in 2018 to address critical needs of Congolese...
Ebola Virus

Russia to Help DRC fight Ebola

Russia plans to provide medical assistance to deal with and eradicate the fresh outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the Democratic Republic...
Ebola

Why DR Congo Has Become more Susceptible to Ebola

World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Doctor Tedros Adhanom said Sunday there has been another reported case of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo...
Kidnap

DRC Set Free Two Captured British Nationals

Two British nationals who were held hostage in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have been released, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on...
Kidnap

May 13 world news summary at 1530 GMT

LONDON -- Two British nationals who were held hostage in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have been released, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson...
Ebola outbreak

WHO Sounds Alarm Over DR Congo Ebola Outbreak

The World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Saturday that stopping the latest Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) will be...

Stern Police Crackdown on Protesters Need to Stop Now

Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo must investigate the heavy-handed police crackdown on yesterday’s protests in which at least one man was shot...
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African Gov’ts urged to reduce trade constraints

The Union of African Shippers’ Councils (UASCs) has urged African governments to create congenial environment for businesses to thrive by ensuring transparency of laws,...
climate change

Inadequate Grassroot Participation Hindering Climate Change Efforts

The REDD+ Government and Finance Integrity for Africa Project, has ended with limited capacity at the grassroot level being identified as a major gap...
Ebola volunteers

MSF publishes five lessons to learn from Ebola outbreak

Four people died in the most recent Ebola outbreak that occurred in a remote, forested area of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). This...

UN open to setting a new base in Yei, South Sudan

The United Nations is exploring the option of opening a new base in the conflict-ridden Yei region of South Sudan if warring parties agree...

Somalia, S. Sudan, DRC new major destinations of Kenya’s exports

Kenya's exports to Somalia, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and South Sudan are on the rise with the countries emerging as the next major...

ECA and WTO launch joint venture on promoting African trade

The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the World Trade Organization (WTO) have launched a co-publication on promoting connectivity in Africa, focusing on the...

Royal Phillips launches heath facility in Kenya

Royal Philips, a global leader in health technology, in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Government of Mandera County (the...