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Etienne Tshisekedi Evacuated to Belgium for Medical Treatment

Robert Esaki - August 16, 2014

Etienne Tshisekedi, president of the Union for Democracy and Social Progress (UDPS)DR Congo’s opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi has been evacuated to Belgium for medical treatment. The president of the Union for Democracy and Social Progress (UDPS) and runner-up in the 2011 presidential elections left Kinshasa’s Ndjili Airport on Saturday morning aboard a medical plane chartered for the occasion.
Southern African Leaders to Meet in Zimbabwe

VOA News - August 15, 2014

DR Congo President Joseph Kabila (L) walks alongside South Africa President Jacob Zuma (C), and Mozambique President Armando Guebuza during a lunch break at the SADC summit in Maputo on June 15, 2013Preparations are almost complete ahead of the Southern African Development Community’s (SADC) heads of state summit scheduled next week in Zimbabwe, according to Tanki Mothae, SADC Director of Politics, Defense and Security Cooperation.
AS Vita Beat Zamalek 1-0 to Join Mazembe in Champions League Semi-finals

Cafonline.com - August 10, 2014

Vita Club playing against TP Mazembe in KinshasaDR Congo side AS Vita joined rivals TP Mazembe at the last four after a shocking 1-0 win over Egyptian giants Zamalek on Sunday in Alexandria. Young forward Yunus Sentamu scored the only goal on 55 minutes to seal a historic place at the semi-final stage of the premier continental club championship.
Mazembe Beat Al Hilal 3-1 to Reach Champions League Semi-finals

Cafonline.com - August 10, 2014

TP Mazembe's Rainford KalabaTP Mazembe booked their place at the semis in grand style courtesy a 3-1 thrashing of Al Hilal of Sudan on Sunday in Lubumbashi. Rainford Kalaba, Solomon Asante and Malian Adama Traore scored a goal each to power ‘Les Corbeaux’ into the last four, and effectively dashing the hopes of the Omdurman-based club with a game to spare. Mazembe have 10 points whilst Hilal remain at the foot of the standings of Group A with four points.
AS Vita Edge Al Hilal in Champions League

Cafonline.com - July 28, 2014

AS Vita Club (VClub) CongoA last-gasp penalty from Tady Etakiama handed AS Vita Club a 2-1 win over Sudanese giants Al Hilal in their Group A Day Four clash on Sunday in Kinshasa. Etakiama scored from the spot at the death of the game after Emmanuel Ngudikama was brought down by his marker, and push the Kinshasa based club to the summit of the standings.
Congo Improves Natural Resources Accounting

VOA News - July 4, 2014

Gecamines copper mine in DRCongo's southern mining town of LubumbashiThe Democratic Republic of Congo, faulted last year for murky reporting on its earnings from natural resources, has improved its accounting enough to be awarded full membership in an international organization touting transparency.
ICC confirms war crimes charges against Bosco Ntaganda

ICC - June 10, 2014

Bosco NtagandaBased on the evidence submitted to its consideration, Pre-Trial Chamber II of the ICC found that there was a widespread and systematic attack against the civilian population pursuant to an organisational policy adopted to attack civilians perceived to be non-Hema, such as those belonging to Lendu, Bira and Nande ethnic groups.
Senior UN officials urge Brazzaville to halt expulsion of DR Congo nationals

UN News Centre - May 26, 2014

Congolese families deported from Brazzaville arrive in KinshasaSenior United Nations officials today demanded that Republic of the Congo immediately stop expelling citizens from the neighbouring Democratic Republic of the Congo, and called for an investigation into allegations of sexual violence and other human rights violations.
TP Mazembe win derby against AS Vita, Setif hold Sfaxien

Cafonline.com - May 26, 2014

TP Mazembe play against AS Vita Club in Lubumbashi on 5.25.2014TP Mazembe won their first game at the group phase after beating rivals AS Vita 1-0 in their Group A fixture in Lubumbashi on Sunday, whilst Entente Setif of Algeria and CS Sfaxien shared the spoils in a 1-1 in Setif. Tanzanian midfielder Mbwana Samata saved the blushes of Les Corbeaux with the match winner on the half-hour mark.
ICC sentences Germain Katanga to 12 years

ICC - May 23, 2014

Germain KatangaTrial Chamber II of the International Criminal Court (ICC), ruling in the majority, sentenced Germain Katanga to a total of 12 years' imprisonment. The Chamber also ordered that the time spent in detention at the ICC – between 18 September 2007 and 23 May 2014 – be deducted from his sentence.







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