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  1. News - World - CONGO

    UN deploys spy drones in DR Congo to monitor border and militias

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 10:54pm by AFP

    ... scheduled to start using surveillance drones for the first time in the Democratic Republic of Congo in a landmark intelligence-gathering advance for the world body. The drones will be used ... crossing one of DR Congo's borders. The Congo government and UN officials say that the next target in the region is the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda, which is made up ...

  2. News - World - CONGO

    Armed raiders carry out coup attempt live on TV talk show in Congo

    Posted Dec 31st 2013, 09:35pm by GDN

    ... base in Kinshasa, the sprawling capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, before being repelled by the army, officials said. The surprise assault at the heart of sub-Saharan ...

  3. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Xi Jinping wraps up tour with 'deepened ties' with Congo

    Posted Mar 30th 2013, 04:01pm by AFP

    ... by making the first visit by a Chinese president to the Republic of the Congo, a small and impoverished country in central Africa which has significant oil resources and other untapped mineral ... millions of dollars in the Congo. He said that he hoped to "deepen mutual understanding and friendship [with the Republic of the Congo] and lift bilateral ties to a new and higher level", ...

  4. News - World - NOBEL PRIZES

    Congo doctor, Malala tipped for Nobel peace prize

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... of women who have been raped in strife-torn eastern Democratic Republic of Congo by local and foreign militants, as well as by soldiers in the army. Human Rights Watch said the committee could also ... Agence France-Presse in Stockholm Speculation on Nobel Institute's choice for most-watched annual award focuses on Pakistani teenager and gynaecologist who helps rape victims Congo ...

  5. News - World - CONFLICT

    Congo M23 rebels ready to disarm

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 05:43pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Kinshasa Congo rebels declare an end to 20-month uprising The Democratic Republic of Congo's M23 rebel group has declared an end to its 20-month rebellion and said ... was a "significant positive step" for eastern Congo, a region beset during the last 15 years by conflict fuelled by competition for its gold, copper and cobalt as well as cross-border ethnic tensions. ...

  6. News - China Insider - Q&A

    Chinese migrants thrive in the Congo, world's poorest nation

    Posted Oct 01st 2013, 07:12am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Why do Chinese move to the Democratic Republic of Congo? As Chinese infrastructure projects are making inroads into the Democractic Republic of Congo, there are no statistics about Chinese migrants moving to the central African nation. Journalist Jacob Kushner documented their experiences in a book just published by the Pulitzer Centre ...

  7. News - World - CONGO

    Congo rebels ready to fight new UN forces

    Posted May 07th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... M23 insurgents are training for battles with 3,000-strong brigade arriving soon Rebels in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo have said they are prepared to respond to any attack by the United Nations' first offensive force. In March, the UN Security Council renewed the mandate of the UN mission in the Congo (Monusco) and approved the creation ...

  8. News - World - CONGO

    DR Congo warlord Bosco Ntaganda surrenders in Kigali

    Posted Mar 20th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kinshasa Fugitive warlord's surrender marks end to bloody career spanning nearly two decades of conflict Game over for The Terminator Notorious Democratic Republic of Congo rebel Bosco Ntaganda, wanted by the International Criminal Court for a string of alleged atrocities and known as "The Terminator", has surrendered to the US embassy ...

  9. News - Hong Kong

    Africans take Hong Kong's refugee vetting system to High Court

    Posted Mar 05th 2013, 02:58pm by Joyce Man

    ... as their appeals. One man comes from the Democratic Republic of Congo, and two from the Republic of Congo. The man from the Democratic Republic of Congo is an ethnic Tutsi who says he had been trained ... and tortured, before fleeing to Rwanda, then Uganda, Korea and finally Hong Kong in 2004. One of the claimants from the Republic of Congo claims he had to flee the country after being pursued by a gang. ...

  10. News - China - IVORY TRADE

    Four Chinese men in Kenyan court over ivory smuggling

    Posted Jan 29th 2013, 08:34am by AFP

    ... as they did not have an interpreter, the court official said. The four were arrested in Nairobi airport as they transited from Lubumbashi in Democratic Republic of Congo en route to China’s Guangzhou ...




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