Tag Archives: DRC

#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. | 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. | 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. | 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. | Intelsat deploys its “CellBackhaul” service to extend connectivity in rural areas in the DRC

With more than 100 million inhabitants, the Democratic Republic of Congo is considered a continent country because of its surface area. However, the Democratic Republic of Congo faces many challenges, particularly that of ensuring connectivity in rural areas. As a solution, the Intelsat company in partnership with Ragasat proceeded this …

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#PoliticoCD. | Deputy Claude Misare “urgently” advocates an eternal separation wall between the DRC, Rwanda and Uganda

The National Deputy, Claude Misare Mugomberwa, gave, through POLITICO.CD, his position on the repeated military actions of the March 23 Movement (M23) against the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC). From the outset, he welcomes the government’s decision in the face of this aggression of the DRC …

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#PoliticoCD. | DRC: African Union condemns M23 attacks against Congolese army and MONUSCO forces

Through a press release, the President of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat said he learned with dismay of the attacks by the rebels of the M23 Movement against the Congolese army and MONUSCO, in Rutshuru in the province of North Kivu causing major population displacements and a humanitarian …

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#PoliticoCD. | DRC: The government is requesting funding of USD 260 million from the AfDB for the development and asphalting of National Road No. 17

Through correspondence dated May 05, 2022, addressed to the Deputy Director General for Central Africa, Country Manager of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group in the DRC, Dr. Solomane KONE, the government through the Ministry of Finance has requested financing in the amount of 259,713,600.00 USD (Two hundred and fifty-nine …

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#PoliticoCD. | DRC: The FARDC are launching three open days to strengthen the link between the population and the army

The Chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces of the DRC (FARDC), Army General Célestin Mbala Munsense launched Tuesday, May 17 at the Ndolo air base in Kinshasa, the open days on the FARDC planned until on May 19 around the theme: “Link army – people”. Placed under the …

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#PoliticoCD. | DRC: The desires of the young people of Lualaba submitted to the National Minister of Youth

The National Minister of Youth, New Citizenship and National Cohesion, Yves Bunkulu Zola, had a one-on-one meeting with the President of the Provincial Youth Council (CPJ)/Lualaba. Emmanuel Muteb Yav, President of CPJ/Lualaba went to meet the boss of youth in the DRC, to submit to him some wishes. On the …

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#PoliticoCD. | DRC: “Those who think that the CENI wants to slide, they are wrong because we are working according to 2023” (Denis Kadima)

The President of the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI), Denis Kadima, who is staying in Gbadolite in the province of Nord-Ubangi, hosted, Monday, May 2 at the Motel Nzekele, a framework of consultations with the provincial governor, the members of the office of the Provincial Assembly and the provincial deputies, …

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