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At least twelve people died on Monday in shootouts near the central prison of Kinshasa and in the neighboring province of Bas-Congo. Government spokesman Lambert Mende blamed the violence on the sect Bundo dia Kongo. Speaking with DW, he mentioned "young people clearly under the influence of ...
It believes that the Bas-Congo region has been severely underdeveloped due to its inclusion in the DRC and blames much of their economic misfortune on non-natives holding senior positions of provincial authority in the area (i.e. those not indigenous to Bas-Congo). According to BDK, only by reinstating ...

ASSECCAF estimates the DRC cocoa surface is around 65,500 ha, with 15,000 ha in the provinces of Equateur and Bas-Congo (Kongo Central) and 50,000 ha mainly in Nord-Kivu Province and Ituri. Genetic mapping by ECI and Mars indicates the majority of DRC cocoa comes from Forastero clones, but a ...
... Logone in Central African Republic; Anjouan in Comoros; State of South Congo in Republic of the Congo; Bas-Congo, Katanga and United ...
Alphonse Nekwa, a JHR-trained reporter in Matadi, in the DRCongo's Bas-Congo province, produced radio stories uncovering the obstacles ...
The opposition in the Democratic Republic of Congo is on strike. President Kabila's opponents hope to force him to announce a date for ...

In 2002 a BDK demonstration took place in Bas-Congo, the heartland of the movement, and amid clashes with the police 14 people were shot ...
ASSECCAF estimates the DRC cocoa surface is around 65,500 ha, with 15,000 ha in the provinces of Equateur and Bas-Congo (Kongo Central) and 50,000 ha mainly in Nord-Kivu Province and Ituri. Genetic mapping by ECI and Mars indicates the majority of DRC cocoa comes from Forastero clones, but a ...
The list of mass graves that have not been investigated can beggar belief: Kibumba in North Kivu, Makobola, Tingi-Tingi, Mbandaka, Kisangani, Beni, Sumbi, Nienge, Lolo Bene in Bas-Congo, Rubare in North Kivu, Camp Kibembe, Lubumbashi. Two years since its discovery, the source of the mass grave of ...
BDK stands for "Kingdom of the Kongo" in the Kikongo language, and its members want to restore an African monarchy that once included what is today Kongo Central (formerly Bas-Congo) along with parts of Angola, the Republic of Congo and Gabon. The movement was banned in 2008 and later that ...
... of the worst forms of child labour, especially in Orientale Province (15.9%), Equateur (15.8%), Katanga (14.1%) and Bas-Congo (10.5%).
Of these 41 cases, 16 have also been confirmed by the regional reference laboratory, Pasteur Institute (IP) in Dakar: 13 of the cases were detected in Kongo Central province (formerly Bas-Congo) and 3 cases reported from Kinshasa. Kongo Central province shares a long, porous border with Angola.
At least twelve people died on Monday in shootouts near the central prison of Kinshasa and in the neighboring province of Bas-Congo.
Ook in de provincie Bas-Congo, met name in de steden Boma en Matadi, was er geweld. Ook daar vielen, volgens lokale getuigen, ...
In 2002 a BDK demonstration took place in Bas-Congo, the heartland of the movement, and amid clashes with the police 14 people were shot ...
... and its members want to restore an African monarchy that once included what is today Kongo Central (formerly Bas-Congo) along with parts ...
... President Joseph Kabila's nationality and urges people originating from outside Kongo-Central (formerly Bas-Congo) to leave the province.

A map of Kongo Central. Bundu dia Kongo (BDK) movement has pursued secession to restore an African monarchy that included what is today Kongo Central (formerly Bas-Congo). GRAPHIC | GOOGLE MAP ...
The map below shows the significant extent of the worst forms of child labour, especially in Orientale Province (15.9%), Equateur (15.8%), Katanga (14.1%) and Bas-Congo (10.5%). There is a clear disparity between rural and urban areas: children from ...
When fellow Congolese EFC competitor and coach, Jean Luc Kazadi, returned to his home country the idea was born to create a national MMA federation, and a host of local clubs and gyms across Katanga, Kinshasa and Bas-Congo were enlisted as ...
A woman pounds cassava to produce flour, in Bas-Congo province, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Photo: UNICEF/Olivier Asselin.
Jenerali Amisi anadaiwa kuwa kiongozi wa kundi la kijeshi linalosimamia mikoa ya Bandudu, Bas Congo, Equateur na Kinshasa, ambao walitumiwa kuzima maandamano ya kisiasa, hasa yaliyoandaliwa na upinzani na mashirika ya kiraia Januari 2015.
In 2008, he was involved in deploying about 600 police officers to repress the political-religious group Bundu Dia Kongo (BDK), based in Bas Congo. Human Rights Watch research at the time showed that during three weeks of police operations, the police ...
Hence, the implementation of interconnected energy hubs in the capital of Kinshasa, the Bas-Congo province in the west, the Katanga province in the east: these precisely are the connections of the Inga line from Kinshasa to Katanga, and with the Kivu ...
Kongo Central, previously called Bas-Congo, is one of 26 provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo. As the westernmost province and the only one with access to the ocean, Kongo Central province has historically played an important role in DRC's ...
This led to the discovery of the Bas-Congo virus (BASV) through studying patients in the Democratic Republic of Congo. They also found two viruses, which originated in primates, that are in the same family as HIV - HTLV-3 and HTLV-4 (human T-cell ...
Kapandji says that Inga 3 is the "only solution" to Congo DRC's energy problem and would allow it to export electricity: "As Congolese we have no choice but to build Inga 3. And for the cities in Kinshasa, Bas-Congo and Katanga, Inga 3 is the only ...
Kapandji says that Inga 3 is the "only solution" to Congo DRC's energy problem and would allow it to export electricity: "As Congolese we have no choice but to build Inga 3. And for the cities in Kinshasa, Bas-Congo and Katanga, Inga 3 is the only ...
Kapandji says that Inga 3 is the "only solution" to Congo DRC's energy problem and would allow it to export electricity: "As Congolese we have no choice but to build Inga 3. And for the cities in Kinshasa, Bas-Congo and Katanga, Inga 3 is the only ...
Kapandji says that Inga 3 is the "only solution" to Congo DRC's energy problem and would allow it to export electricity: "As Congolese we have no choice but to build Inga 3. And for the cities in Kinshasa, Bas-Congo and Katanga, Inga 3 is the only ...
And for the cities in Kinshasa, Bas-Congo and Katanga, Inga 3 is the only solution." "Our [energy] industry cannot develop because of lack of energy, this is a concern for us.
Un caos sociale che potrebbe aprire le porte ad una serie di secessioni di ricche province: Katanga, Bas Congo, Nord e Sud Kivu. Kabila ha risolto il problema un anno prima della data delle elezioni, annunciando, nel novembre 2015, il rinvio (a due o ...
Of these 41 cases, 16 have also been confirmed by the regional reference laboratory, Pasteur Institute (IP) in Dakar: 13 of the cases were detected in Kongo Central province (formerly Bas-Congo) and 3 cases reported from Kinshasa. Kongo Central ...
Of the 4 cases confirmed in Dakar, 3 were imported from Angola and were detected in the areas of Nsona-Pangu, Kimpese and Kitona in Kongo Central province (formerly, Bas-Congo), DRC. This province shares borders with Angola. The Ministry of Health of ...
... of Dakar for confirmation where 4 tested positive for the infection. Of the 4 cases confirmed in Dakar, 3 were imported from Angola and were detected in the areas of Nsona-Pangu, Kimpese and Kitona in Kongo Central province (formerly, Bas-Congo), DRC.
Therefore, as long as the company serves all these airports and airfields, tourists will have the opportunity to board our planes to reach the four corners of the republic, from Ituri province, to Ubangi province, to Katanga province, to the Bas Congo ...
On March 2nd 2015, President Joseph Kabila promulgated a law creating 15 new provinces, bringing the total to 26 as against 11. Five provinces remain as they were: the capital Kinshasa and its hinterland, Bas-Congo, North and South Kivu and Maniema.
Children at a displacement camp in Goma, North Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Photo: OCHA/Naomi Frerotte. Print. 29 January 2016 - The "cycle of misery" is continuing in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) three years after ...
Born in 1944 in Kinshasa as Mose Se Sengo, his interest in music dates back to his days at a boarding school in Bas, Congo.
Born in 1944 in Kinshasa as Mose Se Sengo, his interest in music dates back to his days at a boarding school in Bas, Congo.
The BDK describes itself as a religious movement campaigning for greater autonomy for the Bas Congo region in southwestern DRC.
The meeting also discussed the progress of the ongoing evaluation of gas resources in the Bas Congo Basin, which could result in energy production for the domestic market, supporting the economy and agricultural projects under the diversification of ...
UNICEF urges swift action, 'robust financing' to close water and sanitation gaps in sub-Saharan Africa. A little girl waits to fill her water container in the village of Kikonka, Bas-Congo province, Democratic Republic of Congo. Photo: UNICEF/Olivier ...
Makaya Revell, a 2015 graduate, started the Maria Mambu Makaya Foundation, which is raising money to build the first orphanage in Mbanza-Ngungu, a territory in the Bas-Congo province. Now a graduate student at American University, Revell -- a native of ...


 

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