Kikwit News

DRC Ebola death toll tops 400

In 1995, an outbreak in the western city of Kikwit killed 256 of 315 people sickened, according to World Health Organisation figures.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 16, 2019

DR Congo Ebola death toll tops 400

In 1995, an outbreak in the western city of Kikwit killed 256 of 315 people sickened, according to World Health Organization figures.

The Independent , Uganda Jan 16, 2019

DR Congo presidential runner-up asks court to cancel result

On Friday, the authorities imposed an overnight curfew in Kikwit, a Fayulu stronghold east of Kinshasa, where five civilians had died during a protest on Thursday, the mayor told AFP.

New Vision , Uganda Jan 12, 2019

Kabila coalition wins legislative majority, constraining Congo's president-elect

Protests in the western city of Kikwit on Thursday turned violent, killing at least four demonstrators and two police officers.

IOL , South Africa Jan 12, 2019

Congo ruling coalition wins legislative majority, constraining president-elect

Protests in the western city of Kikwit on Thursday turned violent, killing at least four demonstrators and two police officers.

Reuters , Africa Jan 12, 2019

DR Congo election: Candidate Martin Fayulu appeals against result

Violent scenes were reported in Kikwit, where at least two policemen and two civilians were said to have been killed.

BBC Africa , Africa Jan 12, 2019

DRC runner-up claims victory, will file election challenge

DRC's 80 million people have been largely calm, though police said three people were killed in Kikwit city on Thursday as people protested the results.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 12, 2019

Pro-Kabila camp wins DRC legislative poll, recount sought for presidency

The authorities late on Friday imposed an 20:00-05:00 curfew in Kikwit, a Fayulu stronghold in the west of the country, city mayor Leonard Mutangu told AFP.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 12, 2019

Pro-Kabila camp wins DRC legislative poll

The authorities late Friday imposed an 8pm-5am curfew in Kikwit, a Fayulu stronghold in the west of the country, city mayor Leonard Mutangu told AFP.

New Vision , Uganda Jan 12, 2019

Pro-Kabila camp wins DR Congo legislative poll

The authorities late Friday imposed an 8pm-5am curfew in Kikwit, a Fayulu stronghold in the west of the country, city mayor Leonard Mutangu told AFP.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Jan 12, 2019