Prime Minister Matata Ponyo has inaugurated the new one-stop agency for entrepreneurs who want to start a new business. The head of the new agency said that its offices across the country will streamline the process of creating a new business, which used to take months, to a maximum of 3 business days.
South African champions Orlando Pirates have advanced to the group stage of the Orange CAF Champions League for the first time since 2006. The Buccaneers, winners of the premier continental club championship in 1995 achieved the feat at the expense of TP Mazembe of DR Congo.
DR Congo giants TP Mazembe look like a team that will yet again pose a threat in this year's African Champions League. The four-time African club champions have recruited one Ugandan, a Zambian, five Ghanaian and three Malian players as they aim to conquer the continent again this year.
The Security Council today authorized the deployment of an intervention brigade within the current United Nations peacekeeping operation in DR Congo. The intervention brigade will carry out targeted offensive operations, with or without the Congolese national army, against armed groups that threaten peace in the eastern part of DRC.
After years of fleeing justice, Bosco Ntaganda finally appeared before the ICC to start a lengthy process to decide whether to press war crime charges against him. Ntaganda made his first appearance before the International Criminal Court in The Hague.