East Africa

#PoliticoCD. | Patriotic block march: Gentiny Ngobila gives his approval and determines two routes

– Advertising- After the working session he had this Friday, November 26, 2021 with the representatives of MILAPRO and CALCC, the Governor of the city of Kinshasa, Gentiny Ngobila authorized the peaceful march of the movement known as “Patriotic Bloc” against the politicization of the independent national electoral commission (CENI) …

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#ActualiteCD. | of children will plant 300,000 trees by early December – Desk Nature

At least three hundred thousand (300,000) trees will be planted until Saturday 04 December on various sites selected across the city-province of Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. And it is children who will carry out this afforestation with seedlings. They will be prepared by the Ministry …

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#PoliticoCD. | Men’s Conference on Positive Masculinity: Kagame and Faure Gnassingbé in Kinshasa

– Advertising- Paul Kagame and Faure Gnassingbé, respectively President of Rwanda and President of Togo arrived in Kinshasa, capital of the DRC to participate in the summit of Heads of State and Government called “Men’s Conference on Positive Masculinity”. The objective pursued through this summit which opens this Thursday, November …

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#ActualiteCD. | an NGO warns about mining in the Lubudi Sampwe hunting area – Desk Nature

The National Peasant League for Human Rights (LINAPEDHO) warns about mining in the Lubudi Sampwe hunting area belonging to the Upemba National Park. In its report of a field mission, this NGO reveals that the process for the reopening of the Kipafu quarry has already started while the MUVULE quarry …

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#PoliticoCD. | DRC-Zambia: Félix Tshisekedi and Hakainde Hichilema discuss the settlement of border disputes in Tanganyika

– Advertising- The Congolese President and President of the African Union, Félix-Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo and his counterpart from the Republic of Zambia, President Hakainde Hichilema discussed this Tuesday, November 23, 2021, at the Palace of the Nation. According to the Congolese presidential press, the time was right for the two …

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#ActualiteCD. | a Canadian firm presents a $ 135 million project to recycle waste in Kinshasa – Desk Nature

The Biocrude Technologies group wants to help the city of Kinshasa to recycle its thousands of tons of waste. On November 19, a delegation from this Canadian law firm met with Ève Bazaiba Masudi, Deputy Prime Minister in charge of the Environment and Sustainable Development. During these discussions, the delegation …

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#PoliticoCD. | Kinshasa: Despite the governor’s ban, the patriotic bloc maintains its sit-in scheduled for Monday in front of the CENI

– Advertising- It is a real standoff that is being erected between the provincial authorities of Kinshasa on the one hand, and on the other hand, the political and social forces, united around secular Protestants and Catholics, who demand depoliticization. of the independent national electoral commission (CENI). While the Kinshasa …

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#ActualiteCD. | Eco-guard killed in attack attributed to M23 combatants in Virunga Park – Desk Nature

An eco-guard was killed during the night from Saturday to Sunday during the attack on a patrol station of the Congolese Institute for the Conservation of Nature (ICCN) in Bukima in the heart of Virunga National Park. M23 combatants are suspected, according to initial information reported by Olivier Mushiete who …

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#PoliticoCD. | DRC: Preparations for the conference on masculinity, Chantal Mulop talks with customary chiefs

– Advertising- On the sidelines of the Conference on Positive Masculinity, the opening of which is scheduled for November 25 in Kinshasa, the Special Advisor to the Head of State in charge of Youth and the Fight against Violence Against Women, Chantal Yelu Mulop addressed the traditional chiefs of the …

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#ActualiteCD. | ICCN wants to launch Congo Air nature – Desk Nature

The Congolese Institute for the Conservation of Nature (ICCN) plans to launch an airline company specializing in conservation services for protected areas. It was Olivier Mushiete, its general manager, who announced it during the morning of the presentation of his 100 days at the head of this institution. “We have …

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#PoliticoCD. | DRC / Elections 2023: Dénis Kadima and JM Châtaigner discussed the contribution of the international community to the electoral process

– Advertising- The President of the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI), Dénis Kadima Kazadi received on Wednesday November 17 a delegation from the European Union (EU), led by Ambassador Jean-Marc Châtaigner. The president of the CENI and his visitors discussed the contribution of his institution and the international community to …

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#ActualiteCD. | the mountain gorilla population continues to grow, the Virunga Park records a 15th birth since January – Desk Nature

Virunga National Park has recorded a new birth in the birth gorillas. This Monday, November 15, the female Kanyalire (19 years old) gave birth to a female baby in the Humba family. This birth brings to 15 the number of individuals in this family. It is also the first birth …

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#PoliticoCD. | DRC: 7,182.2 billion FC or 3.5 billion USD allocated to investment projects in 2022

– Advertising- The Prime Minister, Jean-Michel Sama Lukonde, presented, on Monday, November 15, 2021, the general economy of the draft Budget 2022, before the National Assembly, in the presence of members of his government. In this draft budget estimated at 20,730.1 billion Congolese francs, it has provided for several projects …

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#ActualiteCD. | NGOs insist “protected areas are under pressure” – Desk Nature

More than 42% of the Congolese national territory is covered with primary forests housing more than 400 species of mammals, more than 1,000 species of birds, more than 400 species of fish and more than 10,000 species of plants, statistics show. Currently, it is estimated that more than 50 million …

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#PoliticoCD. | DRC: The Council of State suspends the circular of the Minister of ESU prohibiting the Faculty of Medicine at ULK

– Advertising- Through an ordinance signed since November 12 by Judge Léon Odimula Lofunguso and made public to date, the Council of State declared admissible and founded the request of the Free University of Kinshasa (ULK) which opposed the measure of Minister of ESU regarding his decision to ban recruitment …

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