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  • Democratic Republic of the Congo begins first-ever multi-drug Ebola ...
  • Fears of conflict grow as Congolese presidential race opens
  • US Embassy in DRC warns of "possible terrorist threat" against US ...
  • WHO statement on latest attacks in the Democratic Republic of the ...

    Finance


  • EIB pledges US$78mn to four companies in Kenya and East Africa
  • Communique of the 808th meeting of the AU Peace and Security ...
  • DRC, Congo sign $500m deal to build Kinshasa-Brazzaville ...
  • State Funds Seen at Risk in Congo Presidential Vote Campaign
  • DRC tax collection 'lags other Africa nations'

    Celebrities


  • The cost of fame: Why celebrities opt to suffer in silence
  • Best Celebrities Must Do Tourist Activities in Uganda
  • Is Stacey Dooley hurt? Will she perform on Strictly on Saturday?
  • AFRIMA names six red carpet hosts for tomorrow's awards ceremony
  • R29's Guide To The Best Documentaries Available To Watch Online

    Culture


  • The funky sounds of Fred Wesley and the new JB's band [This is ...
  • Proposals for evangelization in the DR Congo
  • The story behind Aiken's cross country program: language, culture ...
  • Ethiopian Airlines steps up hunt for African connections
  • 'The best of their kind anywhere in the world': Congo masks coming ...

    Criminal


  • Fears of conflict grow as Congolese presidential race opens
  • Atrocity Alert No. 132 (21 November 2018): Central African Republic ...
  • Ebola outbreak in Congo getting close to becoming 2nd biggest ever
  • How to understand DR Congo's complex, and very likely flawed ...
  • War Crimes Suspect Called 'Rambo' Is Turned Over to International ...

    Religion


  • Ebola outbreak in Congo getting close to becoming 2nd biggest ever
  • Tshopo: Religious leaders and care providers from Yangambi and ...
  • No link between secularism and economic development in the ...
  • Proposals for evangelization in the DR Congo
  • DRC 2018 Ebola outbreaks: Crisis update - 19 November 2018

    Politics


  • Fears of conflict grow as Congolese presidential race opens
  • President's Malaria Initiative: Democratic Republic of the Congo ...
  • US Calls for Credible Elections in DR Congo
  • Congo authorities eye victory as candidates launch election ...
  • Decolonising New Malaysia
  • Ebola outbreak in Congo getting close to becoming 2nd biggest ever
  • How to understand DR Congo's complex, and very likely flawed ...
  • UNICEF DR Congo Ebola Situation Report North Kivu and Ituri - 12 ...
  • DRC elections: The hopefuls, the promises and the ghost of Kabila
  • Decolonising New Malaysia
  • Ebola outbreak in Congo getting close to becoming 2nd biggest ever
  • How to understand DR Congo's complex, and very likely flawed ...
  • UNICEF DR Congo Ebola Situation Report North Kivu and Ituri - 12 ...
  • DRC, Congo sign $500m deal to build Kinshasa-Brazzaville ...
  • Elections on Track in Democratic Republic of Congo Despite ...
  • South Sudan Turns to Oil Industry Investors to Spark Economic Growth
  • DR Congo and Congo Agree to Link their Cities with a Bridge Worth ...
  • Sluggish credit flow imperils Kenya's economic growth: Equity Group
  • Irish national grid to invest up to $216m in fight against lack of data ...
  • Uganda, DR Congo open border to free trade
  • Red Rock Resources Swings To Profit As Investments Gains Multiply
  • Irish national grid to invest up to $216m in fight against lack of data ...
  • Kenyan Private Equity Firm Raises $155 million To Invest In East ...
  • Congo River Bridge Offers Huge Rewards But High Risks
  • Uganda, DR Congo open border to free trade
  • Red Rock Resources Swings To Profit As Investments Gains Multiply
  • Irish national grid to invest up to $216m in fight against lack of data ...
  • Kenyan Private Equity Firm Raises $155 million To Invest In East ...
  • DR Congo: Salesian missionaries at Bakanja Ville work to help ...
  • The Congo's Ancient Forest Could Be Gone in Our Lifetime
  • Congo Basin forest loss dominated by increasing smallholder clearing
  • Southern Africa: Humanitarian Key Messages, November 2018
  • Two thirds of African cities face 'extreme climate risk'
  • DR Congo: Salesian missionaries at Bakanja Ville work to help ...
  • The Congo's Ancient Forest Could Be Gone in Our Lifetime
  • Congo Basin forest loss dominated by increasing smallholder clearing
  • Southern Africa: Humanitarian Key Messages, November 2018
  • Congo Lifts Export Ban on Glencore's Copper and Cobalt Unit
  • 'Green fuel': Bananas to help wean Angola off oil
  • Uganda, DR Congo open border to free trade
  • Mombasa Port must address challenges to ease cost of business
  • Science: 'Inexperienced gas': Bananas to assist wean Angola off oil ...
  • Irish national grid to invest up to $216m in fight against lack of data ...
  • Two investigations into corruption in resource-rich DR Congo show ...
  • Congo cabinet says adopts 2018 budget of $6.5 bln
  • With Congo finances collapsing, desperate government has few ...
  • UPDATE 1-Congo government proposes 14 pct budget cut for 2017
  • Beaten and discarded, Congo street children are strangers to mining ...
  • Exclusive: Disputed Congo report says miners owe $3.7 billion in tax ...
  • Budget cuts have almost crippled military
  • Glencore could forgive Congo debt to avert subsidiary's liquidation
  • Congo Republic Says It's Reached Accord With IMF on Three Issues
  • Chinese-IMF Rivalry Worsened Congo's Debt Load
  • Democratic Republic of Congo to get billions of dollars in debt relief
  • Hidden debts contribute to crisis in Congo
  • In battery boom cobalt-supply chain, Democratic Republic of Congo ...

    Democratic Republic of the Congo Leaders


    President


  • Fears of conflict grow as Congolese presidential race opens
  • President's Malaria Initiative: Democratic Republic of the Congo ...
  • US Calls for Credible Elections in DR Congo

    Speaker of Parliament


  • DR Congo opposition picks joint presidential candidate
  • 4 Malawi soldiers 'missing in action' in DRC fighting Islamic militias ...
  • DRC opposition leaders in Geneva for unity talks

    Prime Minister


  • Decolonising New Malaysia
  • Ebola outbreak in Congo getting close to becoming 2nd biggest ever
  • How to understand DR Congo's complex, and very likely flawed ...

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • How to understand DR Congo's complex, and very likely flawed ...
  • Fears of conflict grow as Congolese presidential race opens
  • UAE, Congo ink deal for visa-free travel

    Minister of Economy


  • Realpolitik of the Democratic Republic of Congo elections
  • EU supports the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize laureates, Nadia Murad ...
  • DRC elections: The hopefuls, the promises and the ghost of Kabila

    Minister of Agriculture


  • Ebola outbreak in Congo getting close to becoming 2nd biggest ever
  • Sparking debate over fire use on agricultural land in Indonesia
  • UPDATE 1-Congo's Tshisekedi and Kamerhe form presidential pact

    Minister of Culture


  • Ethiopian Airlines steps up hunt for African connections
  • Ethiopian Airlines steps up search for African links
  • Is Ebola on the Path to Becoming Endemic in the DRC?

    Minister of Defense


  • One of the four Malawian missing soldiers found
  • Rebel fire hits UN helicopter in eastern DR Congo
  • Four Malawi soldiers 'missing in action' in DRC fighting Islamic militias

    Minister of Education


  • UNICEF DR Congo Ebola Situation Report North Kivu and Ituri - 12 ...
  • With a month to key elections, 'difficult times ahead' for DRC
  • UNICEF DRC Humanitarian Situation Report September, 2018

    Minister of Energy


  • After Kabila: Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Republic of Congo Greenwashing Efforts Exposed at Africa Oil Week
  • Current Ebola outbreak is worst in Congo's history: Ministry

    Minister of Finance


  • Fears of conflict grow as Congolese presidential race opens
  • With a month to key elections, 'difficult times ahead' for DRC
  • Ebola outbreak: Death toll tops 200 in Democratic Republic of the ...

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • UAE, Congo ink deal for visa-free travel
  • UAE, Congo sign visa waiver MoU
  • DIARY-Political and General News Events from Nov. 26

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • Democratic Republic of the Congo: Pre-Election Crackdown on ...
  • DR Congo: Pre-Election Crackdown on Activists
  • Ebola virus disease – Democratic Republic of the Congo: Disease ...

    Minister of Justice


  • Ebola outbreak in Congo getting close to becoming 2nd biggest ever
  • The suffering of sex slaves in the Congo: 'I was one woman to 20 men'
  • A Plea to the Minister of Justice by Muslim Women

    Minister of Health


  • Democratic Republic of the Congo begins first-ever multi-drug Ebola ...
  • Ebola outbreak in Congo getting close to becoming 2nd biggest ever
  • US Embassy in DRC warns of "possible terrorist threat" against US ...

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Decolonising New Malaysia
  • Uganda, DR Congo open border to free trade
  • Deal by DRC opposition to unite behind single candidate breaks down

    Minister of Sports


  • Democratic Republic of the Congo: Pre-Election Crackdown on ...
  • Republic of Congo Greenwashing Efforts Exposed at Africa Oil ...
  • DR Congo league suspended as FA president Omari investigated

    Director of State Security Service


  • Embassy warns US citizens to 'keep a low profile' after 'credible ...
  • In DR Congo US Says Credible Threat To Its Facilities in Kinshasa ...
  • Conversation with Congolese Presidential Candidate Francis Mvemba

    Chairman National Bank


  • Uganda, DR Congo open border to free trade
  • Lessons for South Africa's SOEs from other African countries
  • PASSPORTS TO RICHES: Semlex's dubious dealings with African ...

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • Peacekeeping strategy headed for tragedy: India warns at UN
  • In DR Congo US Says Credible Threat To Its Facilities in Kinshasa ...
  • Indian peacekeeper injured in DRC, India voices concern about lack ...

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • 2. Ebola outbreak in Congo getting close to becoming 2nd biggest ...
  • Conversation with Congolese Presidential Candidate Francis Mvemba
  • DR Congo's opposition will meet in Geneva to name joint candidate

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • Ebola outbreak in Congo getting close to becoming 2nd biggest ever
  • With a month to key elections, 'difficult times ahead' for DRC
  • Africa doesn't need lessons in democracy

    Opposition


  • DRC candidates form alliance, hope to unite opposition
  • Will opposition unity in DR Congo deliver victory?
  • Realpolitik of the Democratic Republic of Congo elections

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • RPT-New Barrick CEO eyes miners' alliance to fix Tanzania tax row
  • Two thirds of African cities face 'extreme climate risk'
  • Top 10 Poorest Countries In The World Based On GDP Per Capita
  • African Tax To GDP Ratio Unchanged In 2016, OECD Survey Says
  • How the PPC aims to extract $60m stuck in Zimbabwe
  • Congo Basin Rainforest Could Be Gone by 2100
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    Investment

  • Uganda, DR Congo open border to free trade
  • Red Rock Resources Swings To Profit As Investments Gains Multiply
  • Irish national grid to invest up to $216m in fight against lack of data ...
  • Kenyan Private Equity Firm Raises $155 million To Invest In East ...
  • Congo River Bridge Offers Huge Rewards But High Risks
  • Uganda, DR Congo open border to free trade
  • Red Rock Resources Swings To Profit As Investments Gains Multiply
  • Irish national grid to invest up to $216m in fight against lack of data ...
  • Kenyan Private Equity Firm Raises $155 million To Invest In East ...
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    Demographics

  • DR Congo: Salesian missionaries at Bakanja Ville work to help ...
  • The Congo's Ancient Forest Could Be Gone in Our Lifetime
  • Congo Basin forest loss dominated by increasing smallholder clearing
  • Southern Africa: Humanitarian Key Messages, November 2018
  • Two thirds of African cities face 'extreme climate risk'
  • DR Congo: Salesian missionaries at Bakanja Ville work to help ...
  • The Congo's Ancient Forest Could Be Gone in Our Lifetime
  • Congo Basin forest loss dominated by increasing smallholder clearing
  • Southern Africa: Humanitarian Key Messages, November 2018
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    Export/Import

  • Congo Lifts Export Ban on Glencore's Copper and Cobalt Unit
  • 'Green fuel': Bananas to help wean Angola off oil
  • Uganda, DR Congo open border to free trade
  • Mombasa Port must address challenges to ease cost of business
  • Science: 'Inexperienced gas': Bananas to assist wean Angola off oil ...
  • Irish national grid to invest up to $216m in fight against lack of data ...
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    Public Spending

  • Two investigations into corruption in resource-rich DR Congo show ...
  • Congo cabinet says adopts 2018 budget of $6.5 bln
  • With Congo finances collapsing, desperate government has few ...
  • UPDATE 1-Congo government proposes 14 pct budget cut for 2017
  • Beaten and discarded, Congo street children are strangers to mining ...
  • Exclusive: Disputed Congo report says miners owe $3.7 billion in tax ...
  • Budget cuts have almost crippled military
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    Public Debt

  • Glencore could forgive Congo debt to avert subsidiary's liquidation
  • Congo Republic Says It's Reached Accord With IMF on Three Issues
  • Chinese-IMF Rivalry Worsened Congo's Debt Load
  • Democratic Republic of Congo to get billions of dollars in debt relief
  • Hidden debts contribute to crisis in Congo
  • In battery boom cobalt-supply chain, Democratic Republic of Congo ...
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