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News Democratic Republic Congo: Note to correspondents: Meeting on the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the margins of the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly

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Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

On 19 September 2017, the United Nations convened a meeting on the preparations for the elections in the Democratic Republic of the Congo at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, in the margins of the General Debate of the seventy-second session of ...

News Democratic Republic Congo: Note to correspondents: Meeting on the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the margins of the 72nd Session of the ... - ReliefWeb

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Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

Note to correspondents: Meeting on the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the margins of the 72nd Session of the ...ReliefWebOn 19 September 2017, the United Nations convened a meeting on the preparations for the elections in the Democratic Republic of the Congo at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, in the margins of the General Debate of the seventy-second ...

News Democratic Republic Congo: Congo leader opens peace conference in bloody Kasai region

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Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

in Mbuji Mayi, Kasai province, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Congo’s Kasai region is the latest deadly hotspot in the vast Central African country that has seen violent rebellions for decades. Once again, children are among the most vulnerable victims.

News Democratic Republic Congo: Security Council Committee on Democratic Republic of Congo Meets with Group of Experts, 7 September - ReliefWeb

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Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

Security Council Committee on Democratic Republic of Congo Meets with Group of Experts, 7 SeptemberReliefWebOn 7 September 2017, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1533 (2004) concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo met with the Group of Experts on the Democratic Republic of the Congo, whose mandate was extended ...and more »

News Democratic Republic Congo: DR Congo: UN agency urges Government to protect refugees after tragic killings

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Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

19 September 2017 – The United Nations refugee agency is urging the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to ensure protection for refugees and asylum-seekers following last week’s shooting incident in Kamanyola in which at least 39 ...

News Democratic Republic Congo: Kabila accuses NGOs of spreading misinformation about Kasai conflict - Daily Mail

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Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

Daily MailKabila accuses NGOs of spreading misinformation about Kasai conflictDaily Mail... Kabila on Tuesday accused international and religious groups of "knowingly spreading misinformation" about a conflict that has killed thousands, including two UN experts, over the last year in the volatile Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of ...and more »

News Democratic Republic Congo: Bringing the American election experience to Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Publication date: onday 18 September 2017

The views expressed by contributors are their own and not the view of The Hill As the Democratic Republic of the Congo prepares for our upcoming elections, we aspire to show the world our commitment to a level of integrity and transparency rarely seen ...

News Democratic Republic Congo: One peacekeeper killed in Beni territory - ReliefWeb

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Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

One peacekeeper killed in Beni territoryReliefWebKinshasa, September 18, 2017 – A peacekeeper from the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) was killed yesterday in Beni territory in the North Kivu province. MONUSCO troops reacted to ...and more »

News Democratic Republic Congo: Pope trip to Congo won’t happen until after elections, says Vatican ambassador

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Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

Archbishop Luis Mariano Montemayor, the papal nuncio to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, says there is a danger that if Pope Francis visits the country before elections are organized, politicians could use the visit to score political points.

News Democratic Republic Congo: UN peacekeepers pressed to do more with less as further cuts loom - Bangladesh News 24 hours

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Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

Bangladesh News 24 hoursUN peacekeepers pressed to do more with less as further cuts loomBangladesh News 24 hoursThe mission in Democratic Republic of Congo, known as MONUSCO, must work out how to juggle those demands with the need to respond to a growing political and humanitarian crisis in the central African giant - and it is not alone. Belt-tightening at ...and more »

News Democratic Republic Congo: 36 Burundian Refugees Are Shot Dead in Congo

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Publication date: Sunday 17 September 2017

NAIROBI, Kenya — The Burundians who had fled to neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo had escaped the kind of political violence that human rights investigators have described as crimes against humanity: torture and rape at the hands of the military ...

News Democratic Republic Congo: UN calls on DRC to protect refugees after deadly shooting - News24

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Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

News24UN calls on DRC to protect refugees after deadly shootingNews24Dakar - The UN refugee agency is calling on Democratic Republic of Congo's government to ensure protection for refugees and asylum-seekers after Congolese soldiers shot and killed at least 39 Burundian protesters, including a child. The agency said on ...and more »

News Democratic Republic Congo: 17 bodies found in DR Congo eastern border lake

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Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

Goma (DR Congo) (AFP) - The bodies of 17 civilians apparently fleeing violence in the troubled North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo were found in Lake Edward, a local official said Tuesday. The civilians "drowned trying to flee clashes ...

News Democratic Republic Congo: Thousands Flee Congo `Triangle of Death' to Zambia Amid Clashes - BloombergQuint

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Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

Thousands Flee Congo `Triangle of Death' to Zambia Amid ClashesBloombergQuint(Bloomberg) -- Thousands of refugees have fled to northern Zambia this year after clashes between Democratic Republic of Congo security forces and militias in an area of that country's southeast dubbed the “triangle of death,” the United Nations ...

News Democratic Republic Congo: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees calls on Democratic Republic of the Congo to protect refugees after tragic killings

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Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency is urging the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to ensure protection for refugees and asylum-seekers after a shocking shooting incident in Kamanyola on September 15 in which at least 39 people were killed and ...

News Democratic Republic Congo: The Jig Is Up for Congo's Embattled President - Foreign Policy (blog)

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Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

The Jig Is Up for Congo's Embattled PresidentForeign Policy (blog)Yet in meetings at the U.N. this week, the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo will try to convince world leaders that Kabila is committed to holding elections and relinquishing power — if only he is given more time. The consequences of ...and more »

News Democratic Republic Congo: DR Congo forces kill at least 36 Burundi refugees

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/09/dr-congo-forces-kill-18-burundi-refugees-170916094527832.html
Publication date: Sunday 17 September 2017

Security forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo have killed at least 36 Burundian refugees during clashes over plans to send some of them home. Maman Sidikou, the head of MONUSCO, the UN's peacekeeping mission in the country, said in a statement on ...

News Democratic Republic Congo: At least 39 killed in shooting attack in DR Congo: UN agency - Global Times

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Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

At least 39 killed in shooting attack in DR Congo: UN agencyGlobal TimesAt least 39 people were killed and another 94 injured in a latest shooting attack in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on Sept. 15, the UN Refugee Agency UNHCR said Tuesday in a statement. The UN agency said that the attack took place after ...and more »

News Democratic Republic Congo: The Jig Is Up for Congo’s Embattled President

News channel or source: http://foreignpolicy.com/2017/09/19/the-jig-is-up-for-congos-embattled-president-kabila/
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

Yet in meetings at the U.N. this week, the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo will try to convince world leaders that Kabila is committed to holding elections and relinquishing power — if only he is given more time. The consequences of ...

News Democratic Republic Congo: DR Congo: Weekly Humanitarian Update (11 - 15 September 2017) - Reliefweb

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Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

ReliefwebDR Congo: Weekly Humanitarian Update (11 - 15 September 2017)ReliefwebThe UN World Food Program has started distributing to more than 22,000 people living in Katoka and Nganza, two localities of Kananga, the capital of Kasai Province. These two neighborhoods were among the most affected by the violence that has ragged ...and more »