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At least 50 Dead after Two Boats Collide on Ruki River

Radio Okapi - July 29, 2011

Rivière TshuapaAt least 50 people drowned and 35 are missing after two boats collided on the Ruki River in Equateur province, officials said on Friday. The accident occurred between Tuesday and Wednesday night when a boat carrying 200 passengers and merchandise hit a ferry without passengers near Ingende, about 115 km upstream from Mbandaka.
DR Congo coach recalls Mputu Mabi

BBC Sport - July 26, 2011

Tresor Mputu MabiTresor Mputu Mabi has been included in the DR Congo squad to play Senegal in an African Cup of Nations Cup qualifier on 3 September. The 2009 African Footballer of the Year, serving a one-year Fifa suspension which expires on 11 August, is among a 26-man squad announced by coach Robert Nouzaret - testament to the striker's exalted status in DR Congo.
31 Million Registered to Vote

Congo News Agency - July 20, 2011

Joseph Kabila registers to voteThe Congolese government has given an additional $30 million US to the Independent National Electoral Commission, the chairman of INEC, Daniel Ngoy Mulunda, said on Tuesday in Kinshasa. INEC announced on Sunday that 31 million people have registered to vote in the upcoming elections.
Congo, India to Build Hydro Plant

VOA News - July 12, 2011

Kasai - CongoThe Democratic Republic of Congo and India have signed a deal to build a hydroelectric plant in southern Congo. Officials from both countries participated in a signing ceremony in the Congolese city of Kananga late Monday. Congo's Energy Minister Gilbert Tshiongo said the plant, when completed, will have a capacity of 65 megawatts.
Plane Crash in Kisangani Kills 74 people

Congo News Agency - July 9, 2011

Hewa Bora AirwaysA plane crashed while landing during a rainstorm at the Kisangani airport on Friday. 74 passengers were confirmed dead on Saturday after rescuers removed 28 bodies strapped in the wreckage. Fifty-three people survived the crash.
DR Congo, South Korea Sign Cooperation Agreements

Le Potentiel - July 8, 2011

President Lee Myung bak and Joseph Kabila during a state diner in KinshasaSouth Korean President Lee Myung-Bak and President Joseph Kabila held a summit in Kinshasa on Thursday to promote practical cooperation in energy, resources development, infrastructure construction projects, and agriculture.
Security Council extends mandate of UN mission in DR Congo

UN News - June 28, 2011

United Nations Security CouncilThe Security Council today extended the mandate of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo for a year, with the force now scheduled to stay at least until 30 June 2012. The Council resolution, adopted unanimously, “reaffirms that the protection of civilians must be given priority” by the mission MONUSCO, which last year succeeded an earlier mission known as MONUC.
EU, DR Congo Sign Elections Funding Agreement

Radio Okapi - June 25, 2011

Elections officials counting votesThe Congolese Minister of Finance, Matata Ponyo, and the Representative of the European Union in the DRC, Ambassador Richard Zink, signed an agreement on elections funding on Friday in Kinshasa, with the EU saying it will provide 47,5 million euros for the upcoming elections.
Floribert Chebeya killers sentenced to death

BBC News - June 23, 2011

Floribert ChebeyaA military court has sentenced to death four policemen for killing a prominent human rights activist. Floribert Chebeya, head of the Congolese charity Voice of the Voiceless, was murdered last June. Mr Chebeya, a frequent critic of the government, received regular threats in a career spanning more than 20 years.
President Jacob Zuma ends working visit to the DRC

thepresidency.gov.za - June 21, 2011

President Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of Congo with President Jacob Zuma of South AfricaSouth Africa and the DRC signed in 2004 the General Cooperation Agreement that actively promotes political, economic and social cooperation between the two countries and the agreement has over the years enabled the countries to sign several sectoral agreements and memoranda of understanding, including the Agreement on Cooperation in the Water Sector that was signed today.







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