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DRC Train Derailed Killing 24, Fear For Many More Deaths

At least 24 people were killed and 31 injured Sunday when a freight train carrying stowaways derailed in the Democratic Republic of...
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Congo Kinshasa (DRC) Travel Guide

Travel & TourismLike Congo-Brazzaville, its neighbor across the river, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (colloquially known as Congo-Kinshasa or the DRC) is home...
Outgoing president Kabila asks DRC to support newly elected president Felix Tshisekedi.

DRC’s Kabila Calls For Support Of Successor Tshisekedi

Outgoing President Joseph Kabila has called on his compatriots to massively support his successor Felix Tshisekedi who’s due to be inaugurated on Thursday.Kabila says he’ll hand over the...
Newly elected president of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Felix Tshisekedi.

DRC Elections: Opposition Leader Tshisekedi Wins Presidential Vote

Democratic Republic of Congo opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi has won the long-delayed presidential elections, the electoral commission announced early on Thursday to the surprise...
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Ramaphosa, Zambia’s Lungu Urge DRC’s Election Commission To Release Results

As riot police take up position outside the electoral commission headquarters in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), President Cyril Ramaphosa and his Zambian counterpart Edgar Lunguhave urged...
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DRC Demands EU To Recall Envoy Within 48 Hours

Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday told the EU to recall its envoy in retaliation for sanctions against 14 officials, including President Joseph Kabila's...
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Fire Destroys Thousands Of Voting Machines Ahead Of Presidential Election In...

A fire overnight at a warehouse in Congo’s capital destroyed thousands of voting machines and ballot boxes that were due to be used in...
SANDF soldiers.

SANDF Finds 11 Members Guilty Of Assault Committed In Court

Eleven members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) have been found guilty by the defence force for assaulting a 17-year old Congolese...
Health workers wear protective equipment as they prepare to attend to suspected Ebola patients.

Ebola Outbreak DRC Worst In History

The Ebola outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is proving to be worst in the nation's recorded history.Two hundred people have died of the deadly...
Congolese migrants expelled from Angola in a crackdown on artisanal diamond mining carry their belongings as they walk to Tshikapa in Kasai province

Three Days Of Violence That Emptied An Angolan Town Of Congolese

Residents of Kapende, a Congolese neighbourhood in the Angolan town of Lucapa, scrawled messages on their homes to keep the looters away, but it...
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54 Cool Things to See in Africa

The continent of Africa is home to 54 countries, each unique in it's own way.

June – A Month of Independence

The month of June comes with many celebrations. Here in Africa, the month of June is important in the calendar of many nations as it marks an...
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African Countries With The Fastest Growing Economy

Africa is bestowed with young, fast-growing population. This population has been credited with the current economic boom all over the continent. We have compiled...
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4 Top Investment Opportunities in the DRC

Two businessmen on their iPhones argue over Congolese economic policy at Le Café Conc, an expensive French restaurant in the middle of Kinshasa, the...

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