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Goma: Closure of Amani Programme Steering Committee meeting

MONUC - August 8, 2008

Monuc - Goma - AmaniIn an official statement, the Committee reminds the armed groups of their responsibility to unconditionally take part in the process, in accordance with the Goma Acts of Engagement. It proposes the immediate launching of the Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration programme.
Accusers say Kimbuta did not order murder of Botheti

Radio Okapi - August 6, 2008

Andre Kimbuta, Patrick Mwewa, KadyThe military tribunal trying the alleged killers of Kinshasa MP Daniel Botheti held its 9th hearing in the case at the Kokolo military base in Kinshasa on Tuesday. Patrick Mwewa, one of the seven defendants, who had accused Kinshasa governor Andre Kimbuta of ordering the assassination of Botheti , asked for forgiveness from the governor.
Congo groups 're-arming' in east

BBC News - August 1, 2008

Laurent NkundaGovernment forces and rebel troops are rearming and recruiting for conflict in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the BBC has learned. US and European Union officials are warning the situation is increasingly tense despite a January peace deal.
Father of Congolese Rumba Wendo Kolosoy Dies at 83

Radio Okapi/L'Avenir/Congo Planet - July 29, 2008

Wendo KolosoyRevered Congolese musician Wendo Kolosoy died on Monday at 05:40 PM at the Ngaliema clinics in Kinshasa. He is regarded by many experts in Congolese music as the father of Congolese Rumba.
Congolese Outraged Over Graft in State Institutions

VOA News - July 24, 2008

US DollarSome Congolese are reportedly expressing outrage after learning that more than $1.3 billion have been embezzled under President Joseph Kabila's administration. The monies were allegedly stolen or lost in corruption and mismanagement of government agencies and state-run businesses. President Kabila's government assured Congolese Wednesday that it has instituted an investigation and would punish the perpetrators behind the scandal.
Is Andre Kimbuta the victim of a plot?

La Prospérité - July 21, 2008

André KimbutaPeople close to Kinshasa Governor Andre Kimbuta have come out in force to defend him against the allegations made by one of the persons charged with murdering provincial MP Botethi. They are convinced that the Governor is the victim of a conspiracy which aims to destabilize the provincial institutions. For Kimbuta therefore, a resignation is not on the agenda.
Defendant alleges Andre Kimbuta ordered the murder of Kinshasa MP Botethi

Radio Okapi - July 19, 2008

Patrick MwewaLawyers for Botethi's family have asked that André Kimbuta Yango appear immediately before the court, while the presiding judge wants to first establish the link between the defendant and the provincial governor of Kinshasa. "The person who ordered the murder for which we are being judged is the governor of the city of Kinshasa." These words by the defendant Patrick Mwewa caused such a turmoil in the audience that the hearing had to be suspended to allow the police to restore calm.
Kinshasa urges UN to investigate remarks by peacekeeper

XINHUA - July 18, 2008

UN peacekeepers in CongoThe government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) is diligently awaiting the findings of an investigation initiated by the United Nations Mission in DR Congo (MONUC) over certain remarks made by a senior peacekeeping officer.
Archbishop Djomo elected new president of the CENCO

ACP - July 14, 2008

Mgr. Laurent MonsengwoArchbishop Nicolas Djomo, bishop of Tshumbe (Kasai Oriental), was elected president of the National Conference of Bishops of Congo (CENCO) during the forty-third meeting of the Catholic Bishops of the DRC held from July 07 to July 11 2008 at The Interdiocesan Centre in the district of Gombe in Kinshasa.
National Assembly passes amnesty law

Radio Okapi - July 12, 2008

Congo Parliament - KinshasaAn amnesty law for acts of war and insurgency was passed this afternoon by the National Assembly. This law only applies to Congolese who have committed acts of war and insurgency in North and South Kivu, reports radiookapi.net







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