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UN voices collective alarm after fighting erupts in capital of DR Congo

UN News Centre - March 22, 2007

Ban Ki-moonSecretary-General Ban Ki-moon, the Security Council and the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have condemned today's outbreak of fighting in the centre of the capital, Kinshasa, between Government forces and the guards of former Vice-President Jean-Pierre Bemba.
Shots Fired Near Former Congo Vice President's Home

VOA News - March 22, 2007

Jean-Pierre BembaWitnesses in the Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC, say gunfire has erupted near the home of the nation's former vice president, the scene of a standoff between the military and soldiers loyal to the former rebel leader.
US State Department report on Human Rights Conditions in the DRC in 2006

US State Department - March 19, 2007

US State DepartmentArmed groups continued to commit numerous, serious abuses--some of which may constitute war crimes--including unlawful killings, disappearances, and torture. They also recruited and retained child soldiers, compelled forced labor, and committed serious sexual abuses and other possible war crimes.
Can the World Bank do better here in the DRC?

MONUC - March 13, 2007

Joseph Kabila, Paul WolfowitzCriticised for their different interventions here in the DRC, the World Bank decided to take up the challenge. President Paul Wolfowitz visited the country from March 8 to 9 2007, within the framework of reinforcing relations between the DRC and the Bank, and with a view to preparing the programmes for economic reform and the consolidation of the peace.
Congo PM Pledges Good Governance, Justice

VOA News - February 22, 2007

Antoine GizengaThe prime minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo has told parliament good governance and justice will be his government's guiding principles. Franz Wild attended his speech and files this report for VOA from Kinshasa.
Congo's President Meets New Government

VOA News - February 17, 2007

Antoine GizengaDemocratic Republic of Congo's new government has presented itself to President Joseph Kabila, over two months after he was sworn into office.
New DRC government announced

MONUC - February 7, 2007

Antoine GizengaThe new DRC government was finally announced by presidential decree on Congolese state television on Monday night February 5 2007, thus ending weeks of speculation as to its composition.
Congo Opposition Calls for Day of Mourning

VOA News - February 5, 2007

Jean-Pierre BembaOpposition leaders in the Democratic Republic of Congo have called for a national day of mourning to protest violent clashes last week. Many protesters demonstrating against election-fraud allegations were killed when security forces fired on rioting crowds in several villages.
At Least 35 Dead in Clashes

VOA News - February 1, 2007

Matadi - Congo mapAt least 35 people have been killed in clashes between security forces and opposition supporters protesting against the results of governorship polls in Congo's western-most province. The violence appeared to be the worst since President Joseph Kabila won last year's presidential election.
Congo: mining, conflict and complicity

Bretton Woods Project - February 1, 2007

Congo - GecaminesA confidential World Bank memo dated September 2005 and leaked to the Financial Times in November 2006 finds that three of the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) biggest mining contracts over which the World Bank had oversight were approved with "a complete lack of transparency".

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