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Call to address sexual violence in the east

IRIN - September 14, 2007

Congo rape victimThe international community must take urgent action to eliminate rampant sexual violence in war-torn eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Stephen Lewis, former UN special envoy for AIDS in Africa, has said.
Kabila urges rebel leader to agree on army integration

IRIN - September 14, 2007

Congo-Kinshasa Sake areaPresident Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of Congo has urged dissident General Laurent Nkunda to integrate his forces voluntarily into the national army or face force.
DRC And Nkunda Have Agreed On a Fragile Cease-Fire

VOA News - September 9, 2007

After days of heavy fighting between the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and renegade General Laurent Nkunda, the two sides reached an agreement on Thursday (9-6-07) to observe a cease-fire. The two sides have reportedly agreed to solve their differences through dialogue.


President Mbeki leads high-level ministerial delegation to DRC

Government of South Africa - August 20, 2007

Joseph Kabila - Thabo MbekiSouth African President Thabo Mbeki will today Monday, 20 August 2007 depart for Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo where he will lead a high level South African Ministerial delegation to the South Africa?Democratic Republic of Congo Bi-national Commission (SA-DRC BNC) scheduled for Tuesday, 21 August 2007. President Mbeki will co-chair this session together with his counterpart President Joseph Kabila.
Mbeki off to Kinshasha

SABC - August 19, 2007

Thabo MbekiSouth African President Thabo Mbeki leaves for Kinshasha tomorrow, to co-chair the South Africa/Democratic Republic of Congo bi-national commission. The foreign affairs department says Mbeki would co-chair the commission with his counterpart President Joseph Kabila.
Uganda's FM Visits Congo to Defuse Border Tensions

VOA News - August 14, 2007

Ugandan Foreign Minister Sam Kutesa says his country has no plans to attack the Democratic Republic of Congo, but will defend its own territory.


Renowned Congolese musician Madilu System dies

Congo Planet - August 12, 2007

Madilu SystemeRenowned Congolese musician Madilu System passed away on Saturday at the University of Kinshasa Hospital Center after a short illness. He was 55.
V-DAY, UNICEF call for end to rape, sexual torture against girls in eastern DRC

UNICEF - August 7, 2007

V-DAY, UNICEFHighlighting the issue of violence against women and girls in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), renowned playwright Eve Ensler has chronicled her first-hand encounters with women in eastern DRC, where sexual violence has become a routine weapon of war. Her account appears in Glamour magazine today.
Live up to your promises or lose recent gains, Kabila urged

IRIN - July 6, 2007

Congo electionsThe Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) could lose recent gains in its democratisation process unless President Joseph Kabila starts to promote dialogue and accountability, and strengthens cooperation with the wider international community, the International Crisis Group (ICG) has warned.







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