|Vita Club Reach Champions League Final
Radio Okapi - September 27, 2014
|Vita Club have qualified for the final of the Orange CAF Champions League after beating Tunisia's CS Sfaxien 2-1 on Saturday at the Taïeb Mhiri stadium in Sfax in the second leg of the semifinals.
|AS Vita beat CS Sfaxien 2-1 in Champions League semis
Cafonline.com - September 22, 2014
|AS Vita managed a 2-1 win over CS Sfaxien in their semi-final clash on Sunday in Kinshasa. Fans’ favourite Mubele Ndombe broke the deadlock in the first half and midfielder Luvumbu Nzinga increased the tally few minutes into the second half before left-back Ali Maaloul pulled one back for the Tunisians to make the return leg all to play.
|Setif score late to beat Mazembe 2-1 in Champions League semis
Cafonline.com - September 20, 2014
|Striker Abdelmalek Ziaya scored a late winner as ES Setif bounced back to beat TP Mazembe 2-1 in their semi-final first leg on Saturday in Setif. The 30-year old Ziaya, who rejoined ‘Les Aigles Noirs’ few months ago netted the vital strike a minute from time to give his side a slim goal advantage ahead of the second leg next weekend in Lubumbashi.
|Mazembe Tops Group A After Draw Against AS Vita in Champions League
Cafonline - August 25, 2014
|TP Mazembe held rivals AS Vita to a barren draw in their ultimate Group A match on Sunday in Kinshasa to finish tops of the group. Mazembe edged rivals AS Vita on the head-to-head rule despite both teams amassing 11 points apiece from six games at the group phase, and are through to the semis.
|Ebola Epidemic Resurfaces in DR Congo's Equateur Province
Radio Okapi - August 25, 2014
|DR Congo is facing an Ebola epidemic for the seventh time since 1976. Officials announced on Sunday that the disease had resurfaced in Dejra, Equateur Province. The Minister of Public Health, Felix Kabange Numbi, said that the experience gained from the previous six epidemics will be put to use to contain the disease. The Djera area has been put under quarantine.
|Etienne Tshisekedi Evacuated to Belgium for Medical Treatment
Robert Esaki - August 16, 2014
|DR Congo’s opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi has been evacuated to Belgium for medical treatment. The president of the Union for Democracy and Social Progress (UDPS) and runner-up in the 2011 presidential elections left Kinshasa’s Ndjili Airport on Saturday morning aboard a medical plane chartered for the occasion.
|AS Vita Beat Zamalek 1-0 to Join Mazembe in Champions League Semi-finals
Cafonline.com - August 10, 2014
|DR Congo side AS Vita joined rivals TP Mazembe at the last four after a shocking 1-0 win over Egyptian giants Zamalek on Sunday in Alexandria. Young forward Yunus Sentamu scored the only goal on 55 minutes to seal a historic place at the semi-final stage of the premier continental club championship.
|AS Vita Edge Al Hilal in Champions League
Cafonline.com - July 28, 2014
|A last-gasp penalty from Tady Etakiama handed AS Vita Club a 2-1 win over Sudanese giants Al Hilal in their Group A Day Four clash on Sunday in Kinshasa. Etakiama scored from the spot at the death of the game after Emmanuel Ngudikama was brought down by his marker, and push the Kinshasa based club to the summit of the standings.
|Senior UN officials urge Brazzaville to halt expulsion of DR Congo nationals
UN News Centre - May 26, 2014
|Senior United Nations officials today demanded that Republic of the Congo immediately stop expelling citizens from the neighbouring Democratic Republic of the Congo, and called for an investigation into allegations of sexual violence and other human rights violations.
|TP Mazembe win derby against AS Vita, Setif hold Sfaxien
Cafonline.com - May 26, 2014
|TP Mazembe won their first game at the group phase after beating rivals AS Vita 1-0 in their Group A fixture in Lubumbashi on Sunday, whilst Entente Setif of Algeria and CS Sfaxien shared the spoils in a 1-1 in Setif. Tanzanian midfielder Mbwana Samata saved the blushes of Les Corbeaux with the match winner on the half-hour mark.