Tag Archives: DRC

Kinshasa and Kigali sign trade agreements, particularly on gold traceability ~ #AFP:

In the presence of two heads of state, a Congolese company, the Société aurifère du Kivu et du Maniema (Sakima SA) and a Rwandan, Dither LTD, signed “a memorandum of understanding of cooperation” for the exploitation of gold in order to deprive armed groups of income from this sector, according …

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In eastern DRC, South Kivu is also warming up ~ #AFP:

Since the end of March, the situation in the mountains of the Highlands “degraded “, notes for AFP Pierre Boisselet, coordinator of the organization Kivu security tracker (KST), which maintains a “security barometer” of violent incidents throughout eastern Congolese. “For the territory of Uvira, April 2021 was the second most …

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Five African leaders invited to Biden virtual climate summit ~ #REUTERS:

WASHINGTON — Only five African presidents will take part Thursday and Friday in the virtual summit organized by the White House to encourage collective action on the climate and the environment. They are Félix Tshisekedi (DRC and African Union), Cyril Ramaphosa (South Africa), Ali Bongo Ondimba (Gabon), Uhuru Kenyatta (Kenya) …

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Congolese justice sentences 14 people for the murder of twin musicians in July ~ #AFP:

The fourteen men were “sentenced to death yesterday (Thursday) for the murder” of Max Nsenga Ntumba and Percé Muamba Ntumba, two rappers from Kinshasa who were in the province of Kongo-central, told AFP Me Trésor Lobo , one of the civil party lawyers. In the DRC, the death penalty can …

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