Submit this form
Home News Videos Music Pictures Facebook Twitter Friends Newsletter Podcasts Mobile RSS

News


DRC's Kabila Faces Unruly, Corrupt Mining Sector

VOA News - December 15, 2006

Joseph Kabila inaugurationAs the Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila begins his first democratically elected presidential term, he faces the challenge of radical reform in the mining sector, which has been marked by decades of corruption and mismanagement.
Leaders meet over peace, development and humanitarian crises

IRIN - December 14, 2006

Joseph Kabila meet with other Great Lakes region head of states in Nairobi, KenyaThe humanitarian crises precipitated by numerous civil wars in Africa's Great Lakes region can best be mitigated by consolidating peace and political stability to promote development, leaders at a summit in Nairobi said on Thursday."We need to consolidate the delicate equation of peace and security, and begin to direct our energies towards reconstruction and development," Kenya's President Mwai Kibaki, the incoming Chairman of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region, said.
Trial in DRC Focuses Attention on Mining Industry

VOA News - December 14, 2006

Lubumbashi - CongoSoldiers from the Democratic Republic of Congo and employees of an international mining company went on trial this week. They are charged with committing war crimes against civilians during an army crackdown in 2004.
The Independant Electoral Commission has published the list of senate candidates

Congo Planet/CEI - December 14, 2006

Parlement - CongoThe Independant Electoral Commission has published the list of candidates to the senatorial elections due to be held on January 7, 2007. The list has 1,141 names distributed amongst provinces as follows: Bandundu : 93,Bas-Congo : 52,Equateur : 141,Maniema : 34,Kasai Occidental : 60,Kasai Oriental : 126,Katanga : 166,Kinshasa : 241,Nord-Kivu : 52,Province Orientale : 118,Sud-Kivu : 44.
Precarious humanitarian situation in North Kivu

Monuc - December 13, 2006

Nord-KivuAt the weekly MONUC press conference this Wednesday December 13 2006, MONUC stated that the humanitarian situation in North Kivu remains 'precarious', as there are over 500,000 people internally displaced people (IDP's), representing half of the total number of IDP's in the DRC.
Trial begins for Congolese military and Anvil Mining ex employees accused of crimes related to the October 2004 Kilwa massacre

RAID - December 13, 2006

Anvil MiningThe trial of former Colonel Ademar Ilunga and eight of his subordinates for breaches of the Geneva Convention and its Additional Protocols will open on Tuesday, 12 December in Lubumbashi, DR Congo before the Military Court of Katanga (Case Number R.P 010/06).
Jean-Pierre Bemba to run for Kinshasa senate seat

Congo Planet - December 12, 2006

Jean-Pierre BembaJean-Pierre Bemba has submitted papers in a bid to run for a senate seat for the city of Kinshasa.
DRC elections raise peace hopes for region

IRIN - December 11, 2006

Congo - Great Lakes ConferenceAn international conference aimed at enhancing peace, security and development in Africa's Great Lakes Region is under way in Nairobi, with delegates expressing optimism that the elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo heralded an era of stability in the volatile region.
After four-year process, region is closer to peace

IRIN - December 11, 2006

Congo, Rwanda, Burundi,TanzaniaWhen preparations for the international conference on peace, security, democracy and development in the Great Lakes region began in 2003, United Nations and African Union (AU) officials were at pains to explain that this was a process, not just a meeting, that would take years to achieve. Four years later, the last of two state summits in this process is scheduled for 14-15 December in Nairobi, the Kenyan capital.
U.S. Congress passes Democratic Republic of the Congo Relief, Security, and Democracy Promotion Act of 2006

U.S. Congress - December 9, 2006

Barack ObamaA bill to promote relief, security, and democracy in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.



All news pages

» All 205 pages




Examples: Kabila | Tshisekedi | Kinshasa | Mazembe


Live TV Congo Radio en ligne Radio

 
JB Mpiana - Wenge Musica BCBG Werrason - Wenge Musica
Fally Ipupa Awilo Longomba
Papa Wemba - Viva la Musica Koffi Olomide - Quartier Latin
 

Make Congo Planet Your Home Page | Facebook | Twitter | Contact Us | About Us | Version en Francais | French Edition

© 2014 CongoPlanet.com. All rights reserved.