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TP Mazembe boss oozes confidence

BBC Sport - September 9, 2010

Moise KatumbiThey may have been less than convincing in this year's Champions League but TP Mazembe are still oozing confidence ahead of their latest match on Sunday. The DR Congo side take on Dynamos of Zimbabwe in Lubumbashi, needing a win to all but secure a semi-final place. The reigning African champions have won just two of the four matches they have played in Group A but club president Moise Katumbi remains upbeat.
ICC orders the release of Thomas Lubanga

ICC - July 15, 2010

Thomas LubangaFollowing its decision, dated 8 July, 2010, imposing an unconditional stay on the proceedings of the case The Prosecutor v. Thomas Lubanga Dyilo, Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Court today ordered the release of the accused. According to the judges, an accused cannot be held in preventative custody on a speculative basis, namely that at some stage in the future the proceedings may be resurrected.
ICC rejects Germain Katanga's motion to suspend trial

ICC - July 12, 2010

Germain KatangaThe International Criminal Court decided by majority, with Judge Kourula and Judge Trendafilova dissenting, to dismiss the appeal of Germain Katanga against the decision entitled “Decision on the Motion of the Defence for Germain Katanga for a Declaration on Unlawful Detention and Stay of Proceedings” of Trial Chamber II of 20 November 2009.
Lumumba's Family Seeks Justice in Former Congo Prime Minister's Killing

ACP - June 22, 2010

Patrice LumumbaAccording to Christophe Marchand, a lawyer for Lumumba’s family, a criminal complaint will be filed against “twelve people”, all Belgians, who were “living at the time” in Katanga, where the hero of Congo’s independence from Belgium was killed on Jan. 17, 1961, shortly after his transfer from Leopoldville (now Kinshasa), in circumstances that still remain unclear.
Congo's Resources: Who Benefits?

VOA News - June 5, 2010

Gecamines - KatangaIllicit exploitation of the DRC's mineral wealth "has financed armed groups that target civilians and perpetuate widespread human rights abuses in the eastern part of the country," said the United States Under Secretary for Economic, Energy and Agricultural Affairs Robert Hormats.
The ICC signs enforcement agreements with Belgium, Denmark, and Finland

ICC - June 1, 2010

Jean-Pierre Bemba“Having sufficient options in place to ensure the enforcement of judicially ordered sentences is an important element in the overall credibility of the judicial process at the ICC”, stated ICC President, Judge Sang-Hyun Song, during the signing ceremony.
54 FDLR Rebels Relocated from North Kivu to Katanga

Radio Okapi - May 4, 2010

Great Lakes - Kivu provincesOn Sunday, the Ecumenical Program for Peace, Conflict Transformation and Reconciliation (PAREC) convinced 54 rebels of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) and fifty of their dependents to disarm.
DR Congo bans export of concentrated mineral products from Katanga

Xinhua - April 12, 2010

Lubumbashi - MinesThe government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) has banned exportation of concentrated mineral products from Katanga province, forcing the mining operators to build metallurgic factories to produce raw copper.
Katanga Governor Says Not Running for 2011 Presidential Elections

Congo News Agency - March 30, 2010

Moise KatumbiKatanga Province governor Moise katumbi told reporters over the weekend he won’t run for presidential elections set to be held in 2011. He attributed rumors of his candidacy to those in the national and international media “looking for sensational stories to sell newspapers."
Brussels Airlines to form a new airline company in DR Congo

Xinhua - December 16, 2009

N'Djili AirportA Belgian air transport company, Brussels Airlines, will form a new aerial company in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) called "Korongo", Sven Marinus, the general director of the company, declared on Tuesday during a press conference.







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