DR Congo

Belgium Says – “We are sorry for abducting-mixed race children during colonial era”

Belgium’s Prime Minister Charles Michel has formally apologized for the country’s kidnapping of mixed race children from Burundi, DR Congo and Rwanda during the colonial era, adding that the country would do more to fight discrimination, racism and xenophobia. The children, born born to mixed race couples in the 1940s and 50s, were forcibly abducted […]

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Armed men attack Ebola treatment centre again in DR Congo.

Armed men have once again attacked an Ebola treatment centre in North Kivu, the restive east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), killing a policeman and wounding a health worker, according to local authorities. Acording to Sylvain Kanyamanda, Butembo’s mayor, the facility, located at Butembo in North Kivu province, only resumed operations last week […]

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DR Congo blame Unending Ebola Outbreak on Violence , Community Mistrust.

DR Congo Ministry of Health spokesperson Jessica Ilunga has declared that violence and community mistrust have continued to hamper all efforts to control and end the fresh Ebola outbreak, which started Aug. 1. Though according to the World Health Organization the number of new Ebola cases has dropped slightly in the Democratic Republic of the Congo as there […]

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DR Congo experience first peaceful transfer of power.

The first peaceful transfer of political power in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s took place in the capital, Kinshasa, on Thursday January 24. Felix Tshisekedi took his oath of office in the presence of thousands of Congolese at the Palais de Nations. The oath was administered by head of the Constitutional Court. Immediate past president […]

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