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Botswana Urges Joseph Kabila to Step Down

VOA News - February 26, 2018

DR Congo President Joseph Kabila (L) walks alongside South Africa President Jacob Zuma (C), and Mozambique President Armando Guebuza during a lunch break at the SADC summit in Maputo on June 15, 2013The southern African nation of Botswana has taken the unusual step of directly criticizing Congolese President Joseph Kabila, saying his refusal to hold long overdue elections is driving deadly violence and a growing humanitarian emergency in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
DR Congo Qualify for 2015 Africa Cup of Nations

Cafonline.com - November 20, 2014

DR Congo LeopardsThe Leopards of DR Congo claimed the final spot in the qualifiers for the Orange Africa Cup of Nations Equatorial Guinea 2015. The Congolese went through as the best third place team from all the seven groups. The 1968 and 1974 champions sealed their place after Egypt were beaten 2-1 by North African rivals, Tunisia in the Group G clash in Monastir.
Southern African Leaders to Meet in Zimbabwe

VOA News - August 15, 2014

DR Congo President Joseph Kabila (L) walks alongside South Africa President Jacob Zuma (C), and Mozambique President Armando Guebuza during a lunch break at the SADC summit in Maputo on June 15, 2013Preparations are almost complete ahead of the Southern African Development Community’s (SADC) heads of state summit scheduled next week in Zimbabwe, according to Tanki Mothae, SADC Director of Politics, Defense and Security Cooperation.
TP Mazembe aim to conquer Africa with a new-look team

Kennedy Gondwe/BBC Sport - April 15, 2013

TP MazembeDR Congo giants TP Mazembe look like a team that will yet again pose a threat in this year's African Champions League. The four-time African club champions have recruited one Ugandan, a Zambian, five Ghanaian and three Malian players as they aim to conquer the continent again this year.
2010 Human Development Report analyses long-term development trends

UNDP - November 4, 2010

UNDPDespite often severe adversities, many African countries have made often overlooked progress in recent decades. However, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zambia and Zimbabwe are the only countries with lower Human Development Index values today than in 1970, due to the deadly combination of conflict and AIDS driving down life expectancy.
AFRICOM: North Dakota Unit Participates in Training Exercise in Congo

North Dakota National Guard Joint Force Headquarters Public Affairs - September 10, 2010

AFRICOM - North Dakota Unit Participates in Training Exercise in CongoThe North Dakota National Guard's 814th Area Support Medical Company, of Bismarck and Grand Forks, arrived in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo to participate in MEDFLAG 10, a joint medical exercise focused on humanitarian assistance that will take place September 6-18, 2010.
TP Mazembe reach Champions League group phase

BBC Sport - May 9, 2010

Tout-Puissant MazembeTP Mazembe's star striker Tresor Mputu Mabi scored twice and Kaluyituka Dioko got the third as the reigning African Champions eased to a 3-0 victory over Djoliba of Mali in Kinshasa. The DR Congo club move a step closer to defending their title with a 4-0 aggregate win.
Champions League: Mazembe, Ismaili grab crucial away wins

Cafonline.com - April 26, 2010

TP MazembeHolders T.P. Mazembe and former winners Ismaili of Egypt grabbed crucial victories away from home during the first leg matches of the 1/8th round of the Orange CAF Champions League held over the weekend. Mazembe piped Malian champions Djoliba AC by a lone goal in Bamako whilst Ismaili recorded a similar win over Sudanese giants Al-Hilal in Omdurman, as the two clubs kept alive their ambitions reaching the mini-league stage.
Mazembe, Esperance, Ahly advance in Champions League

BBC Sports - April 3, 2010

Tresor Mbutu MabiReigning African club champions TP Mazembe are through to the third round of the African Champions League after 2-0 home win over APR of Rwanda. TP Mazembe had gone into the match with a 1-0 deficit from the first leg in Kigali a fortnight ago. But striker Tresor Mputu Mabi was on form, scoring both goals for the hosts who played the match in the country's capital Kinshasa.
African Nations Join World Community to Help Haiti

Charles W. Corey/America.gov - January 21, 2010

Haiti mapThe Democratic Republic of the Congo has announced it is sending $2.5 million in emergency aid to help Haitian earthquake victims. DRC Information Minister Lambert Mende told the BBC, “Congo isn’t bankrupt; our own problems should not prevent us from helping a brother country.



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