Saturday, 30th September 2023

Democratic Republic of Congo

27 Aug
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7 Jul
The European Union on Friday blasted Rwanda's military presence in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and support of Tutsi-led M23 rebels accused of multiple atrocities against civilians.
9 Jun
Suspected Islamist militants hacked 12 people to death in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday, local officials said, in the latest attack in the troubled region.
1 Jun
Eight Croatians held in Zambia for nearly six months on child trafficking charges were acquitted on Thursday and will return home as soon as possible, the government in Zagreb said. The group, comprising four couples, were arrested in early December while trying to leave Zambia along with four children from neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo.…
27 Nov 2022
The frontlines between government troops and M23 rebels remained calm in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday for a second day running, local residents told AFP, after a ceasefire came into force.
12 Nov 2022
Kenyan soldiers landed in the city of Goma in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Saturday, AFP reporters saw, as part of a regional peacekeeping mission to the troubled region.
30 Jul 2022
It was a blend of excitement and intrigue, in the Capital city of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), recently, as Congolese musician, Fally Ipupa, regaled delegates from the International
2 Jul 2022
Pope Francis has said he is "greatly disappointed" he cannot make a planned visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan on Saturday due to knee pain. The 85-year-old pontiff suffers chronic arthritis in his knee, according to Vatican sources, and has cancelled a string of events in recent months. "The Lord knows…
15 Jan 2022
At least one student was "seriously wounded" Saturday when an army airstrike hit a school in the troubled northeast of the Democratic Republic of Congo, local sources said.
21 Nov 2021
Gunmen killed a police officer and kidnapped five Chinese nationals working at a gold mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo's conflict
28 Aug 2021
Nineteen civilians in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo were burned and hacked to death on Friday by Ugandan Islamist rebels
24 Aug 2021
A diplomatic row may be brewing between Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) following the alleged harassment of Nigerian diplomats and other illegal activities.


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Three miners were killed and 18 feared buried after a shaft in an informal Zimbabwean gold mine collapsed, state television said Saturday.
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Mr Nyesom Wike, the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)has advised Nigerians to explore the path of dialogue in resolving the country’s numerous challenges.
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The Adamawa chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), says it would do everything possible to ensure that the indefinite industrial action, scheduled to commence on October 3, was fully implemented across the State.
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The Seme Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service on Saturday said that it had intercepted 105 wild birds being smuggled though Seme-Badagry Expressway.
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The Chief of Depence Staff (CDS), Gen. Christopher Musa has restated commitment of the Nigerian Armed Forces to end security challenges in the country.
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Gov. Caleb Mutfwang of Plateau has urged indigenes of the state working in the federal service and living in the FCT to be diligent in the discharge of their roles.
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President Bola Tinubu's campaign former spokesman in the southeast, Dr. Josef Onoh has carpeted the 2023 presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, and his United States of America lawyer, Angela Liu, for their inability to interpret correctly the US law on Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). Atiku, through…
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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has opened Kyiv's first International Defence Industries Forum, in a bid to attract more manufacturers to build arms in Ukraine.
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The US government on Saturday was hours from shutting down after the far right of the Republican Party scuppered final attempts at a temporary budget agreement, throwing into doubt everything from access....
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Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih was a career politician unexpectedly propelled to the presidency after other contenders were jailed or exiled