Congo News

Party leaders sign loyalty pledge to ex-president Kabila

Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | Democratic Republic of Congo ex-president Joseph Kabila, who yielded power to Felix Tshisekedi after December elections, moved Wednesday to assert his political clout, making the leaders of his FCC coalition sign a loyalty pledge.

The Independent , Uganda Feb 21, 2019

Party leaders sign loyalty pledge to Kabila

Kabila's Common Front For Congo remains the strongest force in parliament, garnering an overwhelming majority of seats in the December 30 vote.

Daily Nation , Kenya Feb 21, 2019

Party leaders sign loyalty pledge to Kabila

Kabila's Common Front For Congo remains the strongest force in parliament, garnering an overwhelming majority of seats in the December 30 vote.

The East African , Kenya Feb 21, 2019

RWENZURURU: 87 royal guards return from hiding

Katungi said there are close to eighty royal guards that are wandering in the jungles of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

The Independent , Uganda Feb 21, 2019

Ebola outbreak 'under control' in part of eastern DR Congo

PIC:Ebola death: Three people riding a motorbike on a road near Beni carry a cross for a grave (AFP) EBOLA DRC An Ebola epidemic that has killed more than 500 people in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has been brought under control in one major area, the health ministry said late Tuesday.

New Vision , Uganda Feb 21, 2019

An idiot’s guide to stealing or rigging an African election –

In the DR Congo, President Joseph Kabila was able to enjoy another two years on the job by pulling this simple trick: since donors really love elections, he seemed to say, he would wait for their call once they had raised all the cash to pay for them.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Feb 21, 2019

Elections: INEC should not bow to another postponement

Afghanistan held its third presidential election in 2014 amid raging civil war and nationwide parliamentary elections in October 2018, while despite rebel activities on their soil, Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo have also held elections.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 20, 2019

SA business advisory service flourishes

Targeting Africa, Ariston has offices in Botswana and is growing its representation in Zambia, Congo, Nigeria and Kenya.

IOL , South Africa Feb 20, 2019

UN identifies South Sudan's mass rapists, killers and torturers

Clapham said that more than 5,000 refugees had reached neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo and up to 20,000 people were expected to be displaced by the latest fighting.

Al Jazeera , Africa Feb 20, 2019

Migne: Why Matasi is ‘my number one’

Migne, who formerly coached the Republic of Congo, was at pains to explain why he named two goalkeepers attached to Kariobangi Sharks in his latest training camp earlier this week.

Daily Nation , Kenya Feb 20, 2019