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IMF Urges Congo to Cut Spending

VOA News - March 14, 2007

IMF - CongoThe International Monetary Fund has prompted the Democratic Republic of Congo's new government to curb spending to counteract slowing economic growth and worsening inflation.
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.
World Bank hails UN in DRC and calls for more international support for the country

MONUC - March 10, 2007

Paul Wolfowitz and Louis Michel in CongoAt a press conference in Kinshasa on Friday March 9,2007, President of the World Bank Paul Wolfowitz stressed the need for the institution to 'move fast' in support of the DRC's reconstruction. He expressed his optimism for the country's future, and said that the World Bank was fully committed to supporting the fledgling DRC government in the fight against bribery and corruption, which he said was the 'main obstacle' to economic growth.
UN: Thomas Lubanga's indictment is the beginning

MONUC - March 6, 2007

Radhika CoomaraswamyThe United Nations envoy on children and armed conflict, Radhika Coomaraswamy is on a six-day visit to DRC to discuss the issues of children associated with armed groups, sexual violence and impunity with the government authorities. In Kinshasa, on March 5, 2007, she spoke further about the aim of her visit before traveling to Ituri district and the Kivu provinces.
Thousands expelled from Angola battling for survival

IRIN - March 6, 2007

Congo - AngolaAbout 43,400 Congolese expelled from diamond mines in northern Angola are living in precarious conditions near the Congolese border, humanitarian officials said.
Great Lakes: Call for end to regional conflicts

IRIN - March 2, 2007

Great Lakes - SoldiersParliamentarians from Africa's Great Lakes countries have urged their governments to end conflicts in the region, noting that particular measures were needed to protect women and children, who suffer most in wars.
Great Lakes Conference: "A step forward has been taken" says UN

MONUC - March 2, 2007

Great Lakes - CongoThe regional parliamentary meeting on the International Conference on the Great Lakes region, which was hailed as "a step forward" by the UN, was concluded by Prime Minister Antoine Gizenga on February 28, 2007 at the Palais du Peuple in Kinshasa.
Another rebel group gives up arms

IRIN - February 28, 2007

Ituri = CongoOne of the main rebel groups in the troubled Ituri District of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) began surrendering its weapons on Tuesday under an ongoing demobilisation, disarmament and reintegration (DDR) process, military and United Nations sources said.
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.
Ex-militiamen get life for murdering UN soldiers

IRIN - February 21, 2007

UN peacekeepers in CongoA military tribunal in Ituri District, northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, has sentenced five former militiamen to life imprisonment for killing two United Nations military observers in 2003.







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