Democratic Republic Of Congo News

Egypt suffer blow as CAF kick out Ismaily

Expelling the Egyptian club leaves leaders CS Constantine of Algeria, TP Mazembe of the Democratic Republic Of Congo and Club Africain in Group C. The last club to be kicked out of the Champions League at the group stage over crowd trouble was Etoile Sahel from Tunisia in 2012.

Capital News , Kenya Jan 23, 2019

Rwanda protests Uganda deportation of MTN expatriate

The UN Security Council in December said P5 had started recruiting combatants in South Kivu with local and external support from Burundi, Uganda and Democratic Republic Of Congo.

The Observer , Uganda Jan 23, 2019

DR Congo to inaugurate new president on Thursday

It will be the first peaceful transition of power in the history of the Democratic Republic Of Congo, which gained independence from Belgium in 1960.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 23, 2019

DR Congo confirms record number of Ebola cases in one day

The Democratic Republic Of Congo (DRC) on Wednesday confirmed 14 new cases of Ebola virus in its eastern borderlands, the largest one-day increase since the current outbreak was declared in August.

Al Jazeera , Africa Jan 23, 2019

DRC presidential inauguration set for Thursday

Opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi will be sworn in on Thursday as Democratic Republic Of Congo's next president, sources said in Kinshasa, ending uncertainty about when the ceremony would take place.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 23, 2019

3 Kenyans charged in US on links with ISIS

Kenya came after Nigeria, Somalia, the Democratic Republic Of Congo, South Sudan, the Central African Republic and Cameroon.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 23, 2019

In DRC, the Tshisekedi no one had expected takes power

Felix Tshisekedi has emerged from his father's shadow to become Democratic Republic Of Congo's next president.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 23, 2019

U.S. welcomes court certification of new Congo president

Felix Tshisekedi, leader of the Congolese main opposition party, the Union for Democracy and Social Progress (UDPS) who was announced as the winner of the presidential elections walks after meeting to his supporters in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic Of Congo, January 10, 2019.

Reuters , Africa Jan 23, 2019

EU, AU urge DRC leader to unite country after tense polls

The European Union and African Union on Tuesday committed to work closely with Democratic Republic Of Congo's president-elect Felix Tshisekedi, backing off reservations about the disputed vote.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 23, 2019

Irish aid worker murder: Bail hearing postponed due to lack of interpreter

Onyoka is understood to hail from the Democratic Republic Of Congo, but the Department of Home Affairs has indicated via a submission at his last hearing that there is no documentation regarding his stay in South Africa beyond 2015.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 23, 2019