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#PoliticoCD. | Vital Kamerhe on the Sacred Union: “We will continue this mandate together”

Acquitted by the Congolese courts in the case of an alleged embezzlement of funds allocated to the emergency program of Félix Tshisekedi, Vital Kamerhe considers that the lawsuit brought against him is “cynical”. In an interview granted to the press after his meeting, on Tuesday evening at the City of …

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#PoliticoCD. | DRC-Belgium cooperation: André Flahaut in Kinshasa to “intensify” diplomatic relations between the two countries again

As the Democratic Republic of the Congo prepares to celebrate its 62 years of independence, against the backdrop of the return of the relics – finally returned by Belgium – of its very first Prime Minister, André Flahaut, Belgian Minister of State, is staying in Kinshasa since the evening of …

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#PoliticoCD. | DRC Regional Force EAC: Uganda on the list, Rwanda “excluded” for its association with the M23

With a view to promoting peace, stability and development in the East of the Democratic Republic of Congo and in the greater region of East Africa, the military-security component of the Community of East Africa (EAC) plans to deploy, under its own auspices, a regional defense force in Ituri, North …

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#PoliticoCD. | DRC: Bahati Lukwebo in Kisangani to welcome “Lumumba” this Friday

At the head of a government delegation, the President of the Senate, upper house of the Congolese parliament, Modeste Bahati Lukwebo, set foot on Thursday in Boyome on board a regular flight of Congo Airways flocked in the image of the national hero, Patrice Emery Lumumba. At the bottom of …

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#PoliticoCD. | Mbandaka: 212 days of detention of several activists including Joseph Lokondo and a journalist, the ANMDH denounces human rights violations

The non-governmental organization “Les Amis de Nelson MANDELA pour la Défense des Droits Humains” (ANMDH) once again encourages the Congolese authorities to respect and ensure respect for human rights. On November 18, 2021, 5 peaceful demonstrators including 3 pro-democracy activists (Joseph BAYOKO LOKONDO and DJOLI APONGA of the Conscious Generation …

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#PoliticoCD. | Relics of Lumumba: 2 million USD for development work on the Limete Interchange

Belgium officially hands over, this Monday, June 20 in Brussels, the relics of the first Prime Minister of the DRC, Patrice-Emery Lumumba to his family. In Kinshasa, the last phase of the development work on the Limete Echangeur and the Memorial housing the statue of Patrice Emery Lumumba cost the …

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#PoliticoCD. | DRC: Félix Tshisekedi invites the government to clean up the business climate in the coffee, cocoa and other agricultural products sector

In the Minister’s Council on Friday, June 17, President Félix Tshisekedi reiterated his desire to see the revenge of the soil on the basement come true. According to him, the agricultural sector is essential for the development of the DRC, insofar as it constitutes one of the pillars in the …

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#PoliticoCD. | Invalidation of absentees: “The FCC will meet shortly to gauge the possibility of continuing to sit” (Jaynet Kabila)

National MP Jaynet Désirée Kabila Kyungu, member of the Common Front for Congo (FCC), political family of her twin brother, former President Joseph Kabila, has stepped up to denounce yet another violation of the Constitution and Internal Regulations by the national assembly after the invalidation of five (5) national deputies, …

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#PoliticoCD. | Aggression in the East: The US Embassy in the DRC calls on Rwanda to cease its provocative behavior and inflammatory remarks

It’s an open secret. The Rwandan presence on Congolese territory, particularly in the border city of Buganana since Monday, June 13, defying all rules and principles of intangibility of borders is more than obvious. Reacting to this aggression, the American Embassy in the Democratic Republic of Congo denounces the provocative …

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#PoliticoCD. | Conquest of Bunangana: Uganda and Rwanda accused of uniting behind the M23

Several local sources report that the town of Bunagana, bordering Uganda, in eastern DRC fell on Monday June 13 under the control of M23 terrorists. Images fuse on the web, sources on site confirm that the FARDC have lost control of this area. – Advertising- In public opinion, Rwanda and …

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#PoliticoCD. | DRC: King Philippe and Queen Mathilde expected this Sunday in Bukavu

The royal couple of Belgium will travel this Sunday, June 12, 2022 to Bukavu, in the province of South Kivu. King Philippe and Queen Mathilde will, during their stay, meet the Nobel Peace Prize winner, Dr. Denis Mukwege and then visit the Panzi Hospital. In order to facilitate the mobility …

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#PoliticoCD. | DRC: Citizen movements in sit-in this Tuesday, June 14 to demand the expulsion of Karega

A synergy of citizens’ movements, including LUCHA and FILIMBI, is planning a sit-in on Tuesday June 14 in front of the headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to demand once again the closure of the Rwandan embassy in the DRC and the expulsion of its ambassador, Vincent Karega. On …

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#PoliticoCD. | Visit of King Philippe to the DRC: “Look history in the eye to make the future well together” (De Croo)

King Philippe and Queen Mathilde are staying in DR Congo for the first time from June 07 to 13, 2022. A few hours after the arrival of the Belgian Royal Couple in Kinshasa, Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo, who is part of the delegation, made the trip to the …

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#PoliticoCD. | DRC: IGF report reveals loss of several million USD from Gécamines to foreign companies

The General Inspectorate of Finance (IGF) has made public its audit report of the General of Quarries and Mines (Gécamines) which pinpoints the mismanagement characterized by “irregular” contracts. According to the IGF, between 2000 and 2008, Gécamines signed 24 partnership contracts (Joint-Ventures) with private parties representing 100% of its historic …

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#PoliticoCD. | Aggression in the East: Félix Tshisekedi received by Denis Sassou-Nguesso in Oyo

At the invitation of his counterpart, the President of the Republic of Congo Denis Sassou-Nguesso, the Head of State, Félix Tshisekedi paid this Saturday, June 4, 2022, a working visit to Oyo, in the Republic of Congo. According to a dispatch from the DR Congolese presidency, Félix Tshisekedi and Sassou-Nguesso …

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