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Congo-Kinshasa: Anti-Gay Law for Congo Now?
As Uganda comes to terms with the controversial Anti-Homosexuality Bill recently signed into law, there some are pushing the Democratic Republic of Congo to follow in its footsteps.
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12 hrs ago
Congo-Kinshasa: Rebel's Conviction Only a Qualified Success
Justice experts say the conviction of a former Congolese rebel at the International Criminal Court last week highlights challenges that face the court.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Congo-Kinshasa: Militia Leader's ICC Conviction Is Small Step Towards Justice
The ICC has found Congolese militia leader Germain Katanga guilty of war crimes but acquitted him on charges of sexual violence and of using child soldiers.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
"I. Am. The Greatest."
Walter De Brouwer and Niels 'Shoe' Meuleman had a creative agency in Amsterdam. The fight between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman in Kinshasa, Congo, made a formative impression on them.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
When in need, the embassy is a friend indeed
U.S. Embassy officers don't wear capes or silly tights, but on more than one occasion, they've come to Steve Nelson's rescue.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Congo-Kinshasa: Congolese Rebel Leader Awaits ICC Verdict
Germain Katanga faces seven counts of war crimes and three of crimes against humanity, including murder and rape.
Congo-Kinshasa: World Bank Statement On the Inga-3 Hydropower Development Project Appraisal Document
"In keeping with our World Bank Group commitment to supporting the Inga-3 hydropower development, we have today submitted to our Executive Board a proposed grant of US$73 million to the Democratic Republic of the Congo for the 'Inga 3 Basse Chute and Mid-Size Hydropower Development Technical Assistance' project for their approval.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Congo-Kinshasa: Eight Things You Need to Know About the Katanga Case At the ICC
This Friday, the International Criminal Court is due to deliver a verdict in its case against Congolese militia leader Germain Katanga.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Rebels ambush UN vehicle in eastern DRC
The UN has urged the world to "dig deeper into their pockets" as it seeks to raise $60m to help alleviate Zimbabwe's rapidly worsening food crisis.
Congo-Kinshasa: How President Kabila Is Buying Time
It was a surreal situation at last week's Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa summit in Kinshasa, where several of the continent's most controversial presidents gave Oscar-worthy performances as conscientious heads of state tirelessly dedicated to the development of their countries.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Congo-Kinshasa: UN Helicopters Attack Rebel Base
After the intensification of United Nations support to the Democratic Republic of the Congo in joint operations against an armed group known as the Allied Democratic Forces, the world body's envoy to the vast African nation today called on the rebels to lay down their weapons.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
DRC: UN strikes hit Ugandan Muslim rebels
The World Bank has stalled a $90m loan planned to help Uganda strengthen its health care system following the country's enactment of a tough anti-gay law.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
'By your command!' As it turns out, we're happy to obey robots
Humanoid robots permeate the annals of science fiction, but outside of a few friendly types such as Robbie from Lost in Space , Johnny 5 and Jude Law's happy Gigolo Joe in A.I. , most don't take kindly to humans.
Former MP Kipoi arrested in DR Congo
Police say if all the necessary paper work is done, Mr Kipoi will be brought to Uganda to be prosecuted.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
The Washington Post
To an American in need, U.S. Embassy is a friend indeed
U.S. embassy officers don't wear capes or silly tights, but on more than one occasion, they've come to Steve Nelson's rescue.
Congo-Kinshasa: Poverty Amid Mining Riches in Katanga
The row over how to patch up the severed highway was heating up. With truck crews close to blows over who should lay the massive rocks into the mud that had halted traffic for a week, one driver pinned the blame on the Democratic Republic of Congo's highest authority.
Seminars Held in Foreign Countries
Seminars took place in Peru, the DR Congo and Libya between February 14 and 16 on the occasion of the birth anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il and the 40th anniversary of his proclamation of the programme for modeling the whole society on Kimilsungism.
Tom Odell and Squeeze to play Larmer Tree
Staff Benda Bilili, Stornoway, Dreadzone and Public Service Broadcasting will also be joining singer Tom Jones at the festival in July.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
The traffic robots of Kinshasa
Can giant robots with a deep voice and massive arms be the answer to easing traffic chaos in the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo? A small cooperative, which developed the novel solution and is testing two robots at key intersections, thinks so -- and wants to promote the concept across the country, Africa and the world.
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Actor Ben Affleck Testifies Before Congress as an African Expert
Actor and Eastern Congo Initiative Founder Ben Affleck listens to testimony on Capitol Hill in Washington, Feb. 26, 2014, during the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the Congo.