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Dubai-based flydubai's (www.flydubai.com) inaugural flight touched down today at N'djili Airport (Kinshasa International Airport - FIH). flydubai will operate daily flights to N'djili Airport with an enroute stop in Entebbe. flydubai is the first national carrier for the UAE to create direct air links to the ...
An intense week of exchange of experiences and capacity building linked to wildlife and biodiversity protection has taken place in Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of the Congo. A major result of the regional initiative that lies under the framework of the UNWTO/Chimelong Programme on Wildlife ...

African tourism administrations undersign the Declaration of Kinshasa on fostering tourism as a driver of biodiversity and environmental protection. An intense week of exchange of experiences and capacity building linked to wildlife and biodiversity protection has taken place in Kinshasa, the ...
After many months of upheaval, the Democratic Republic of Congo is set for yet another year of political struggle and internal conflict. Current President Joseph Kabila remains the main cause of the unrest. He reached the end of his final term in December 2016 yet refuses to step down. His ...
The UN mission in the DRC, known as MONUSCO, should increase its human rights monitoring. Along with Kinshasa-based diplomats and the envoys that frequently visit, it should continue to denounce any repression of opposition and civil society groups. Those organisations likely to observe the ...
UDPS, the Democratic Republic of Congo's main opposition party, on Saturday chose the son of its founder as its leader. Felix Tshisekedi, the son of former premier Etienne Tshisekedi, will be the party's candidate for the coming presidential ...

KINSHASA - Around 230,000 people have been driven from their homes in Democratic Republic of Congo, the government estimated Friday, a vastly different figure from the reports of humanitarian groups in the conflict-torn country. KINSHASA put the figure at "231,241 internally displaced ...
"We are the party of hope," Vital Kamerhe, leader of Union for the Congolese Nation told supporters at a Kinshasa rally. But he told VOA afterwards, that hope doesn't extend to faith that the poll will be fair.He noted the electoral commission's Korean-made electronic voting machines are plagued with ...
Stylianides, the EU commissioner, was touring Congo's hard-hit North Kivu province on Sunday, and was due to travel to the capital, Kinshasa, in an attempt to convince the foreign and humanitarian affairs ministers to reverse the decision. "We will try to persuade them," he said, "that this is not good for ...
Fourteen-month-old Georgette is one of the smallest victims of a massive, complicated crisis that has for two years enveloped a region the size of Germany in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Her tiny limbs shake as her mother hands her to nurses at a roadside clinic in the town of Kananga. She is ...
In December, violence broke out in Ituri province in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo. Militias launched deadly attacks on villages, killing scores of civilians, torching thousands of homes, and displacing more than 100,000 people, including nearly 60,000 refugees who fled to Uganda.
Kinshasa — GOVERNMENT forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have killed at least 47 people, including women and children, during protests against President Joseph Kabila this year. There are indications security services attempted to cover up the violations by removing bodies of victims ...
Pierre Sass moved to Kinshasa in the 1990s. Like thousands of young men, he came looking for work, rented an overcrowded room from a “brother” on the edge of the city and, four years later, bought his own plot of land. Today, the edge of the city is 3 miles (five kilometres) away and he has built his own ...
Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), is home to 10 million people. With an estimated 400 markets and over 1 million traders, markets are an important supplier of goods and source of livelihood. They are also an important source of revenue for the state. Our ongoing ...
Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), is home to 10 million people. With an estimated 400 markets and over one million traders, markets are an important supplier of goods and source of livelihood. They are also an important source of revenue for the state. Our ongoing ...
Kinshasa — MILITANTS have ambushed and robbed humanitarian agencies as well as civilians in the restive eastern regions of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The robberies are the latest in a series of violations by the rebel groups in the Shabunda territory of the South Kivu province.
Since the end of November 2017, Kinshasa province has been facing an outbreak of cholera. Since that time, 1065 cases including 43 deaths (case fatality rate = 4%) have been reported from 32 out of 35 health zones in Kinshasa province. DRC map Democratic Republic of the Congo/CIA. In January ...

From 25 November 2017 through 23 February 2018, 1065 cases including 43 deaths (case fatality rate = 4%) have been reported from 32 out of 35 health zones in Kinshasa province. From 25 November 2017 through 15 February 2018, 177 stool specimens were collected for testing at the Institut National ...
Patience may be running somewhat thin over the political impasse that kept Kinshasa's politics from taking any steps forward of any description in recent years.” Shepherd was referring to new South African President Cyril Ramaphosa. Botswana, Shepherd says, also played a key role in mediating the end ...
The flights from Kinshasa to Johannesburg will run three times a week, on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, on the two-year-old airline which was launched in October 2016. The new DRC-South Africa service represents Congo Airway's first scheduled flight to South Africa, affording an opportunity to ...
Security forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo have used live bullets to disperse demonstrations, killing at least two protesters. The protests against President Joseph Kabila in the capital Kinshasa were organised by Catholic clergy. Fifteen people, three of whom are thought to be members of the ...
"Maki'La" is an impressive film debut by Macherie Ekwa Bahango. It depicts the rough life of street children in Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo. "Maki'La" premiered at the Berlin Film Festival. "I have always loved the movies. 'Titanic' was a very important film for me," says Macherie ...
The Democratic Republic of Congo faces a worsening humanitarian, human rights, and security crisis. The consequences have been devastating for the Congolese people, with some 4.5 million people displaced from their homes - more than in any other country in Africa - and 2 million children at risk ...
Cardinal Laurent Monsengwo Pasinya of Kinshasa has given his backing to a conference of donors meeting in Geneva on April 13 to discuss aid to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, despite a boycott by the Congolese government. "We can't refuse help when we have empty hands," said ...
Kyangwali — Around 8pm one January night, the bullets started flying through the village of Blukwa, in the Democratic Republic of Congo's Ituri Province. It was just one incident in a wave of violence that has flared up in the region in recent months, forcing tens of thousands of people to flee.
The DREF operation initially targeted 9 communes of Kinshasa affected by flooding and cholera, namely Galiema, Bandalungwa, Selembao, Masina, Limete, Kalamu, Bumbu, Kimbaseke and Ndjili. During the first two-months of the implementation, 14 new cases of cholera were notified in 7 new ... Floods
Alarm bells ring as violence by hundreds of armed groups worsens in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Despite 13 million people now needing emergency assistance, the aid response falls far from meeting even minimum lifesaving needs in worst affected areas. "World leaders and public ... Floods
Young people in Democratic Republic of Congo are turning to their phones to consult "Doctor Love" - not a matchmaker but a mobile app that answers questions about sex and childbirth. The service is much needed in the central African country where many people lack basic information about ... Floods
Kinshasa — The conclusion of the electoral process and the registration of about 46 million voters are the advances laid out last Wednesday by the DR Congo President, Joseph Kabila, in the ambit of the preparation of the general elections in this country. This information was confirmed to the press by the ... Floods
The accident happened on a road in the southwest of the country, 220 kilometres (110 miles) south of Kinshasa, as Kabila was returning to the capital on Tuesday. "Last night, a vehicle in the presidential motorcade was hit on the Matadi highway at Kimpese by a truck carrying cement," communications ... Floods
The U.N. refugee agency reports thousands of people are taking deadly flight as ethnic violence grows in Democratic Republic of Congo's Ituri Province. Some people are losing their lives in their desperation to escape the increasingly bitter conflict between the Hema and Lendu ethnic groups in DRC's Ituri ... Floods
Dubai: Budget carrier flydubai announced it will be starting daily flights to Kinshasa, the capital of Congo, from April 15. The flights will operate with an en route stop in Entebbe, and will be available for booking through the Emirates code-share agreement, flydubai said in a statement on Wednesday. Floods
Kinshasa — CHILDREN'S rights groups are concerned at the forcible recruitment of girls as child soldiers as well as their sexual abuse at the ranks of armed groups. The concern came amid revelations during 2017, more than 3 000 cases of child recruitment in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) were ... Floods
Brazzaville — With the Chinese Spring Festival approaching, Wang Jun, a member of China's peacekeeping sapper unit to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), misses more than ever his wife and children at home across the sea. This year's Spring Festival, or the Lunar New Year, falls on Feb. Floods
Be Forward Wanderers Captain Joseph Kamwendo has admitted poor performance they showed in Democratic Republic Congo (DRC) has given them a mountain to climb back home when they face As Vita next week in the second leg of the prelimenary round of CAF 2018 Champions league. Floods
The body of a stowaway was found in a KQ flight from Kinshasa in the DRC on Sunday. The body was found after the plane landed at the JKIA, preliminary reports indicating the person froze to death. The victim was not identified immediately as there were no identification documents at the scene. Floods
Women raped in the DRC fear being rejected by their families, often leading to a vicious cycle of poverty and prostitution. A local aid organization is working to help victims and change attitudes. About 20 women are crammed into a barren area in the village of Munigi at the foot of Mount Nyiragongo in ... Floods
Kinshasa — MORE than 8 000 Congolese have fled to neighbouring Burundi and Tanzania over the past week following operations by the military to rid eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) of militia groups. The incursion by the Armed Forces of the (FARDC) to eliminate the Mai Mai Yakutumba ... Floods
Riot police fire teargas to disperse a Catholic priest and demonstrators during a protest against Joseph Kabila in Kinshasa in January. Photograph: Kenny Katombe/Reuters. Joseph Kabila, the president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, whose refusal to step down at the end of his mandate in 2016 ... Floods
UNICEF separated an additional 30 children from the group upon its arrival at Ndolo military prison in Kinshasa. On August 11 and 15, 2013, 82 children aged between eight and 17 years old were separated from the Bakata Katanga armed group. The release notes that the children were identified and ... Floods
In a move with implications for the Roman curia and for the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Cardinal Archbishop of Kinshasa, Laurent Monsengwo on Tuesday announced the appointment by Pope Francis of Mgr Fridolin Ambongo Besungu as “Coadjutor” Archbishop of Kinshasa. Cardinal Monsengwo ... Floods
Belgium's foreign ministry said it had shut a diplomatic office in the south-eastern city of Lubumbashi after being told to do so by Kinshasa. Congo has also decided to close its consulate in the northern Belgian city of Antwerp. Brussels Airlines, owned by Germany's Lufthansa, has had its flights to and from ... Floods
Anglicans around the world are being asked to pray for peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo as tribal violence continues to claim lives in the Ituri Province in the north-eastern area of the country. The Ituri city of Bunia is home to one of the largest UN peacekeeping forces in Africa as international ... Floods
KINSHASA: Police "kidnapped" a Catholic priest Saturday after mass in Kinshasa, witnesses said, amid spiralling tensions between the church and the DR Congo's government over the president's refusal to step down. "Father Sebastien was taken away by police just after morning mass," a nun of the ... Floods
DR Congo's AS Vita has launched mind games against Mighty Be Forward Wanderers ahead of thier first leg Confederation of African Football (CAF) 2018 Champions League, saying the Malawi football kings will not stand the heat on February 11 in Kinshasa in preliminary round. AS Vita team manager ... Floods
AG: But then the Catholic Church did lead this peaceful protest march on New Year's Eve, in Kinshasa and other cities right? JCM: That could be seen as siding with the Congolese people. Nevertheless, to be honest, I don't personally think the Church was really siding with the people, as it should have ... Floods
A spokesman for the Democratic Republic of Congo says President Joseph Kabila intends to respect the constitution and relinquish power after elections scheduled for December. Speaking to VOA's French to Africa language service, Lambert Mende said despite delays the government is finishing voter ... Floods
Nomads will not stand the heat in Kinshasa – AS Villa ... mind games against Mighty Be Forward Wanderers ahead of thier first leg Confederation of African Football (CAF) 2018 Champions League, saying the Malawi football kings will not stand the heat on February 11 in Kinshasa in preliminary round. Floods
Kinshasa — MORE than 3 000 international mining experts and local stakeholders from more than 50 countries are expected to attend the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Mining Week in June. The long-running, flagship mining conference and expo in this mining hub, will return to Lubumbashi. Floods
Kinshasa — SOME 5 000 civilians are seeking refuge in Burundi after fleeing intense fighting between the army and rebel groups in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Escalating skirmishes have uprooted the refugees from their homes in the South Kivu Province, east of the country. The United ... Floods


 

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