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Democratic Republic of the Congo Country Politics and Economics Report

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  • DR Congo political heavyweights excluded from presidential election
  • DR Congo opposition leader Bemba barred from presidential poll
  • DR Congo bans former vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba from ...
  • Congo will declare cobalt and other minerals as "strategic" in ...
  • DR Congo opposition leader Bemba barred from presidential poll
  • Xi meets DR Congo's prime minister
  • DRC vote could be a threat to Africa's stability: Katumbi
  • Kabila candidate faces divided challenge in Congo presidential poll
  • Congo central bank revises 2018 GDP estimate down to 4.1 pct from ...
  • #CIBNBFC2018: Investments and Economic Growth-Bismark Rewane
  • OECD: Global growth is peaking and risks are intensifying
  • World Bank Project Aims to Tackle Gender-Based Violence in DRC ...
  • Tanzania: Food Assistance Fact Sheet - September 19, 2018
  • Making Nigeria's incredible reality believable
  • Nigeria: Bill Gates Restates Investment in Human Capital As Way ...
  • Bill Gates restates investment in human capital as way out of poverty ...
  • Report: Over 40% of world's poorest will live in Nigeria, Congo by ...
  • #CIBNBFC2018: Investments and Economic Growth-Bismark Rewane
  • Barrick and Randgold Combine to Create Industry-Leading Gold ...
  • Rapid population growth and attendant poverty will peak in Africa
  • Democratic Republic of Congo: Population Movement - Revised ...
  • Africa's population growth puts poverty progress at risk – Gates
  • The Democratic Republic of the Congo Situation: UNHCR Regional ...
  • OPEC approves Republic of Congo's membership bid, bringing total ...
  • Zambia aims to boost Congo exports in diversification drive
  • Congo's Escalating Political Crisis Sends Millions Into Exile
  • Congo exports first batch of conflict-free artisanal gold
  • Apple, Intel and more oppose scrapping US conflict-mineral regulation
  • Cassava Processing meal installed in Mansa
  • Congo cabinet says adopts 2018 budget of $6.5 bln
  • Two investigations into corruption in resource-rich DR Congo show ...
  • UPDATE 1-Congo government proposes 14 pct budget cut for 2017
  • With Congo finances collapsing, desperate government has few ...
  • 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
  • Congo republic fights ratings downgrades as IMF reports hidden debts
  • In battery boom cobalt-supply chain, Democratic Republic of Congo ...
  • Chinese-IMF Rivalry Worsened Congo's Debt Load
  • Hidden debts contribute to crisis in Congo
  • Glencore could forgive Congo debt to avert subsidiary's liquidation
  • Congo Republic Says It's Reached Accord With IMF on Three Issues
  • Congo republic fights ratings downgrades as IMF reports hidden debts

    Democratic Republic of the Congo Leaders


    President


  • DR Congo political heavyweights excluded from presidential election
  • DR Congo opposition leader Bemba barred from presidential poll
  • DR Congo bans former vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba from ...

    Speaker of Parliament


  • Protesters demand South Africa intervene in upcoming DRC elections
  • Security Council Urges Democratic Republic of Congo to Resolve ...
  • We have slipped from peace-loving country to a laughing stock

    Prime Minister


  • Congo will declare cobalt and other minerals as "strategic" in ...
  • DR Congo opposition leader Bemba barred from presidential poll
  • Xi meets DR Congo's prime minister

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • 'If they attack me, they attack other people': Italy's first black cabinet ...
  • Congo Expects Declaration on Strategic Metals by End of October
  • DR Congo opposition leader Bemba barred from presidential poll

    Minister of Economy


  • UK leads the charge in eradicating scourge of modern slavery
  • Congo will declare cobalt and other minerals as "strategic" in ...
  • Congo central bank revises 2018 GDP estimate down to 4.1 pct from ...

    Minister of Agriculture


  • UPDATE 2-Rebel attack in Congo Ebola zone kills 18
  • Go deeper: How Hurricane Florence is causing agricultural turmoil
  • UNICEF and Congo officials boost efforts to contain Ebola outbreak

    Minister of Culture


  • Olojo festival: Ooni enters seven-day seclusion
  • Ebola in the DR Congo? That's Not the Real Tragedy
  • UNSG Guterres Meets CAR President But No Mention of Sex Abuse ...

    Minister of Defense


  • Bemba to appeal against bribery sentence but will miss poll
  • Top militia chief and 600 'fighters' surrender in DR Congo's central ...
  • Malawi: Mutharika Arrives in New York With 'Lean' Delegation

    Minister of Education


  • DR Congo: Ebola fears keeping kids home from school
  • Malawi: Mutharika Arrives in New York With 'Lean' Delegation
  • World Gorilla Day: good news and grave threats

    Minister of Energy


  • Affordability of energy must be prioritised, says Radebe
  • WFP launches emergency food aid to Ebola victims in Democratic ...
  • Congo's Ebola outbreak spreads to new city

    Minister of Finance


  • The new scramble for business in Africa
  • WHO and CDC support the Ministry of Health to strengthen capacity ...
  • “We pray that Ebola epidemic will stop”

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Malawi: Mutharika Arrives in New York With 'Lean' Delegation
  • Plot, poison, or curse? Ebola rumours spread in Congo
  • South Africa confident over DRC's Dec. polls

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • Malawi: Mutharika Arrives in New York With 'Lean' Delegation
  • Ebola virus disease – Democratic Republic of the Congo: Disease ...
  • South Sudan intensifies Ebola preparedness in response to the ...

    Minister of Justice


  • Bemba's party to appeal after ex-warlord barred from DRC vote
  • New Ebola outbreak declared in North Kivu
  • DR Congo: Opposition Under Assault

    Minister of Health


  • Democratic Republic of Congo: Ebola Virus Disease - External ...
  • Rebel attack in Congo Ebola zone kills at least 18: officials
  • Ebola detected near Uganda border, Health Ministry says 'No Ebola ...

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • DR Congo political heavyweights excluded from presidential election
  • Democratic Republic of Congo: Population Movement - Revised ...
  • What is at stake for the DRC presidential election?

    Minister of Sports


  • Five killed in stampede at African Champions League game
  • Five people were killed and seven injured in a stampede after an ...
  • Malawi: Mutharika Arrives in New York With 'Lean' Delegation

    Director of State Security Service


  • State Department Issued Level 3 Travel Advisory for The Democratic ...
  • DR Congo: Opposition Under Assault
  • Uganda: Worrying Report of Terrorist Groups Gaining Financial ...

    Chairman National Bank


  • Badaru Abubakar agrees to pay whatever new minimum wage ...
  • John McCain's Memorial at the National Cathedral: Everything you ...
  • The new scramble for business in Africa

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • On Libya Guterres Alarmed by Failure of Salame Ceasefire Wants ...
  • Nikki Haley Is Taking the Tea Party Global
  • On Libya Sanctions Imposed on Jadhran For Seizing Ras Lanuf As ...

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • Buyanga's double life exposed
  • UNSG Guterres Meets CAR President But No Mention of Sex Abuse ...
  • DR Congo state TV sacks journalists after opposition coverage

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • Congo central bank revises 2018 GDP estimate down to 4.1 pct from ...
  • Top DR Congo court excludes Jean-Pierre Bemba from presidential ...
  • Decision on Bemba Ballot Push Could Affect Congo's Election

    Opposition


  • DR Congo opposition leader Bemba barred from presidential poll
  • DR Congo: Opposition Under Assault
  • KATUMBI SAYS OPPOSITION WILL REJECT CONGO ELECTION ...

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Congo central bank revises 2018 GDP estimate down to 4.1 pct from ...
  • OECD: Global growth is peaking and risks are intensifying
  • These are the top 5 poorest countries in Africa at the moment
  • The anti-dollar awakening could be ruder and sooner than most ...
  • #CIBNBFC2018: Investments and Economic Growth-Bismark Rewane
  • Global Cost of Corruption at Least 5 Per Cent of World Gross ...
  • As a system, foreign aid is a fraud and does nothing for inequality
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    Investment

  • Bill Gates restates investment in human capital as way out of poverty ...
  • Report: Over 40% of world's poorest will live in Nigeria, Congo by ...
  • #CIBNBFC2018: Investments and Economic Growth-Bismark Rewane
  • Barrick and Randgold Combine to Create Industry-Leading Gold ...
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    Demographics

  • Rapid population growth and attendant poverty will peak in Africa
  • Democratic Republic of Congo: Population Movement - Revised ...
  • Africa's population growth puts poverty progress at risk – Gates
  • The Democratic Republic of the Congo Situation: UNHCR Regional ...
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    Export/Import

  • OPEC approves Republic of Congo's membership bid, bringing total ...
  • Zambia aims to boost Congo exports in diversification drive
  • Congo's Escalating Political Crisis Sends Millions Into Exile
  • Congo exports first batch of conflict-free artisanal gold
  • Apple, Intel and more oppose scrapping US conflict-mineral regulation
  • Cassava Processing meal installed in Mansa
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    Public Spending

  • Congo cabinet says adopts 2018 budget of $6.5 bln
  • Two investigations into corruption in resource-rich DR Congo show ...
  • UPDATE 1-Congo government proposes 14 pct budget cut for 2017
  • With Congo finances collapsing, desperate government has few ...
  • 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
  • Congo republic fights ratings downgrades as IMF reports hidden debts
  • In battery boom cobalt-supply chain, Democratic Republic of Congo ...
  • Chinese-IMF Rivalry Worsened Congo's Debt Load
  • Hidden debts contribute to crisis in Congo
  • Glencore could forgive Congo debt to avert subsidiary's liquidation
  • Congo Republic Says It's Reached Accord With IMF on Three Issues
  • Congo republic fights ratings downgrades as IMF reports hidden debts
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