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News Democratic Republic Congo » Kwango: Diamonds Aren’t Forever

News channel or source: http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/roads/2017/04/in_the_democratic_republic_of_congo_artisanal_mining_is_a_remnant_of_the.html
Publication date: Sunday 23 April 2017

Digger pans for diamonds in the River Kwango, Tembo ... tethered to Congo by 50-foot ropes and pale hosepipes that pump air to the divers. These miners are the remnants of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s diamond industry, which once provided a ...

News Democratic Republic Congo » Kwango: Democratic Republic of Congo launches yellow fever vaccination drive

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/health/2016/07/20/democratic-republic-congo-launches-yellow-fever-vaccination-drive.html
Publication date: uesday 19 July 2016

KINSHASA – Democratic Republic of Congo launched a campaign on Wednesday to vaccinate ... Residents of three health zones in Kwango province, which abuts the Angolan border, will also be vaccinated during the campaign. "We are very sure we will stop ...

News Democratic Republic Congo » Kwango: Demonstrations Against Kabila in Congo Leave at Least 6 Dead

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/21/world/africa/democratic-republic-of-congo-protests.html
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

NAIROBI, Kenya — At least six people were killed on Sunday in the Democratic Republic of Congo during demonstrations across the country against delayed elections — and the de facto continuation of Joseph Kabila’s presidency. An additional 57 people ...

News Democratic Republic Congo » Kwango: Democratic Republic of the Congo: Floods in Kinshasa Emergency Plan of Action (EPoA) DREF n° MDRCD024

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/democratic-republic-congo/democratic-republic-congo-floods-kinshasa-emergency-plan-action
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Heavy rains began pouring in Kinshasa province during the night of 3 to 4 January 2018, and continued until 7 January. The water levels of the 5 Rivers2 that cross Kinshasa province rose abnormally and the waters flew out of the river beds, causing ...

News Democratic Republic Congo » Kwango: Disturbed by Reported Killing of Protesters in Democratic Republic of Congo, Secretary-General Calls on Authorities to Conduct Credible Investigation

News channel or source: http://www.un.org/press/en/2018/sgsm18864.doc.htm
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Despite making headlines for its nuclear programme, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea topped the list of the 10 most under-reported humanitarian crises of 2017, according to a study released today by the Office of the United Nations High ...

News Democratic Republic Congo » Kwango: Democratic Republic of the Congo: 6 Killed in Protest Demanding President Resign

News channel or source: https://www.democracynow.org/2018/1/22/headlines/democratic_republic_of_the_congo_6_killed_in_protest_demanding_president_resign
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

In Africa, protesters staged nationwide demonstrations on Sunday in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, demanding the resignation of President Joseph Kabila, whose term officially ended in December 2016. At least six people were killed during a military ...

News Democratic Republic Congo » Kwango: DR Congo: teargas fired outside churches to prevent pro-democracy protests

News channel or source: http://www.catholicculture.org/news/headlines/index.cfm?storyid=35083
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

CWN Editor's Note: Pro-democracy demonstrations backed by Cardinal Laurent Monsengwo Pasinya (a member of the Pope’s advisory Council of Cardinals) took place in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on December 31. To prevent a new round of protests ...

News Democratic Republic Congo » Kwango: Six dead in DR Congo protest crackdown: UN

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/six-dead-dr-congo-protest-200616464.html
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

Six people have been killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to the UN, as the authorities crack down on a banned protest against President Joseph Kabila.