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2018-03-16 Justice Sought for UN Experts Killed in Congo
[CAJ News] Kinshasa -THE United Nations (UN) is demanding justice for its two human rights investigators killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) a year ago.

2018-03-14 Govt Speaks Out on Congolese Refugee Protests
[New Times] The government has said that the recent violence at Kiziba Refugee Camp in Karongi District by Congolese refugees was brought about by refugees who wanted to operate outside the provisions of the law.

2018-03-13 Moise Katumbi Launches Presidency Bid
[Nation] Exiled Congolese opposition leader Moise Katumbi launched a campaign Monday to be elected president in polls scheduled for December, unveiling his new "Together for Change" party in South Africa.

2018-03-13 How Kinshasa's Markets Are Captured By Powerful Private Interests
[The Conversation Africa] Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), is home to 10 million people. With an estimated 400 markets and over 1 million traders, markets are an important supplier of goods and source of livelihood. They are also an important source of revenue for the state.

2018-03-13 Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby Presses British Government On Violence in DRC
[ACNS] The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has used his position as a member of the House of Lords - the upper house of Britain's Parliament - to ask the British government how they are responding to "the escalating violence and suppression of peaceful protests across the Democratic Republic of the Congo." Addressing Government minister the Earl of Courtown yesterday (Tuesday), Archbishop Justin said he had spoken that morning to Archbishop Zacharie Masimango Katanda, Primate of the Province de L'Eglise A

2018-03-12 Fighting, Displacement Cause Hunger to Soar
[VOA] The United Nations says hunger is soaring in the Democratic Republic of Congo mainly because of fighting and widespread displacement in Kasai and Tanganyika in Central and Eastern DRC.

2018-03-12 Millions of Minors Stare Death From Hunger
[CAJ News] Kinshasa -MORE than 2 million children are at risk of death from severe acute malnutrition if the conflict-torn Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) fails to secure funding.

2018-03-12 More Than 2 Million Malnourished Children at Risk - UN
[VOA] The United Nations warns more than two million severely acutely malnourished children in Democratic Republic of Congo are at risk of dying unless they receive urgently needed therapeutic aid.

2018-03-11 UN Concerned Over Expulsion of Congolese Refugees From Angola
[East African] The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Wednesday expressed concern over the repatriation of 530 DR Congolese refugees from Angola.

2018-03-10 Mnangagwa Demands U.S.$1 Billion War Compensation From DR Congo
[Zimbabwe Independent] PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa last week took his election campaign begging bowl to Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Joseph Kabila, where the two leaders also discussed the political and security situation in their countries and Zimbabwe's long-standing demand for US$1 billion compensation for participating in the DRC war.

2018-03-10 More Than 2 Million Malnourished Children at Risk - UN
[VOA] The United Nations warns more than two million severely acutely malnourished children in Democratic Republic of Congo are at risk of dying unless they receive urgently needed therapeutic aid.

2018-03-09 After Conflict, Cholera
[IRIN] Hoima -Uganda struggles amid new Congolese refugee influx

2018-03-09 Tales of Terror From Congo's Ituri Province
[IRIN] Kagoma -Refugees recount killings and a harrowing lake crossing to Uganda

2018-03-09 Militia Run Amok With Robberies in DRC
[CAJ News] Kinshasa -MILITANTS have ambushed and robbed humanitarian agencies as well as civilians in the restive eastern regions of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

2018-03-08 Angola Forces Hundreds of Congolese Back to War
[CAJ News] Kinshasa -ANGOLA has come under criticism for deporting 530 Congolese refugees despite the rekindling of tensions in the Kasai region.

2018-03-08 Cholera Kills 35 in Hoima, Infects 1,400
[Monitor] An outbreak of cholera has killed 35 people and infected more than 1,400 others, health authorities in Hoima District have confirmed.

2018-03-08 Over 2000 Burundian Refugees Cross to Rwanda From DR Congo
[New Times] More than 2500 Burundian refugees yesterday crossed from Kamanyola refugee camp in DR Congo to Rwanda, an official confirmed.

2018-03-09 The Need for Free and Fair Elections in DRC
[PR Newswire] London -Statement by Stephen Hickey, UK Acting Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN, at the Security Council Briefing on Democratic Republic of Congo.

2018-03-07 Mounting Inter-Ethnic Tensions in Kasai Region Threatens New Violence
[VOA] The U.N. refugee agency warns mounting inter-ethnic tension in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo threatens to plunge the region into renewed violence, with fears of more civilian displacement.

2018-03-07 UN Warns Situation in DR Congo Reaching 'Breaking Point'
[Deutsche Welle] The second deadly attack in a month happened where land disputes have reignited a long-dormant ethnic conflict and caused thousands to flee. The UN has warned the situation in the DRC has reached "a breaking point."

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