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DR Congo Officials Vow to Defend Goma Against M23 Rebels

Congo News Agency - November 19, 2012

Goma, capital city of North Kivu province in eastern CongoNorth Kivu province Governor Julien Paluku has reassured residents of the eastern Congo city of Goma that it remains under the control of the Congolese army. He dismissed rumors that top government and military officials have fled towards Bukavu, in South Kivu province. Military officials in Goma vowed to defend the city against an attack by M23 rebels.
DR Congo Qualify for 2013 Africa Cup of Nations

Congo News Agency - October 14, 2012

DR Congo's Leopards faced Equatorial Guinea's Nzalang in Kinshasa on 9.9.2012DR Congo's national football team have qualified for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations despite losing 2-1 to Equatorial Guinea's Nzalang Nacional in Malabo on Sunday. Coach Claude LeRoy's men had secured a 4-0 win during the first leg in Kinshasa. They advance 5-2 on aggregate.
DR Congo Beat Equatorial Guinea 4-0 in Africa Cup of Nations Qualifier

Congo News Agency - September 9, 2012

DR Congo national football team, the LeopardsDR Congo’s national football team took a leap towards assuring their qualification for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday. Anderlecht striker Dieumerci Mbokani lifted the Leopards to a 4-0 win over Equatorial Guinea’s Nzalang Nacional in Kinshasa in the first leg of the last round of qualifying.
Congo Army Advances On Rebels Holdout, Says Official

Peter Clottey/VOA News - June 5, 2012

Lambert Mende OmalangaInformation minister Lambert Mende says the national army is crushing the rebellion by renegade soldiers loyal to General Bosco Ntaganda. “The army is advancing and they are doing very well. And we hope that in the hours or days to come, the job will be finished. I think everything will be done very soon,” said Lambert Mende.
UN Report Accuses Rwanda of Supporting Bosco Ntaganda Rebels

Congo News Agency - May 28, 2012

Joseph Kabila and Paul Kagame in KinshasaAn internal UN report obtained by the BBC says that Rwanda is once again supporting rebels in eastern Congo linked to renegade general Bosco Ntaganda. The report cites rebel soldiers who say they were trained to join the Rwandan army but were sent instead across the border to eastern Congo to fight alongside mutinous soldiers.
Police Investigate Former Prime Minister for Corruption

Nick Long/VOA News - May 14, 2012

Adolphe MuzitoPolice said they are investigating allegations that former prime minister Adolphe Muzito enriched himself from public funds. An inspector-general of Congo’s judicial police, Christophe Ndongo Nzita, said the investigation of Muzito has been going on for several weeks and a report is expected in the near future.
Kabila Names Finance Minister as New Prime Minister

Congo News Agency - April 19, 2012

Augustin Matata PonyoPresident Joseph Kabila named former finance minister Matata Ponyo as the new prime minister on Wednesday. Known as a technocrat, Mr. Ponyo oversaw a 7 percent economic growth in the Democratic Republic of Congo in 2010 and a $12.3 billion debt cancellation. The World Bank said last week it expects the same growth rate in DR Congo for the next two years.
Kabila's Position on The Arrest of Ntaganda 'Has Not Changed'

Congo News Agency - April 13, 2012

President Joseph Kabila with Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders on March 27, 2012Contrary to wire reports widely circulated in the international media, President Joseph Kabila did not call for the immediate arrest of renegade general Bosco Ntaganda during a meeting with civil society leaders in North Kivu Province on Wednesday. President Kabila said that his position on his arrest "has not changed".
DR Congo Economic Growth Set to Reach An Unprecedented Seven Percent in 2013

World Bank - April 12, 2012

DR Congo's Minister of Planning Olivier KamitatuIn its first detailed economic analysis in twenty-five years, the World Bank projects the economy of The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is set to grow at up to 7 percent annually for the next two years. However, commodities remain important, both directly and indirectly as these sectors finance construction, trade and other activities.
Kabila, Army Chief of Staff head to eastern Congo to deal with defectors

Congo News Agency - April 10, 2012

Joseph Kabila and Paul Kagame in GomaPresident Joseph Kabila and the Congolese Army Chief of Staff General Didier Etumba arrived in Goma on Monday to deal with the security threat posed by the defections of former rebels integrated into the army under a peace deal. General Etumba said that “those who do not want to submit to the republican order will be hunted down by the army.”







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