|DR Congo Takes Chairmanship of COMESA at Summit in Kinshasa
Radio Okapi - February 26, 2014
|DR Congo’s President Joseph Kabila took the chairmanship of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) on Wednesday at the opening of the 17th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the organization in Kinshasa. “After 20 years of growth characterized by an exemplary dynamism, COMESA has become a powerful tool for promoting the development of its member states as well as the integration of their economies,” Mr. Kabila said.
|32 Million Congolese Voters Set to Elect Their Leaders
Congo News Agency - November 27, 2011
|More than 32 million Congolese voters are set to go to the polls on Monday to elect their president and national Members of Parliament for the next 5 years. After a campaign charged with claims and counterclaims, it’s time for the voices of the Congolese people to be heard.
|Sovereign States Get Legal Immunity in Hong Kong
VOA News - August 26, 2011
|Companies will no longer be able to sue sovereign countries in Hong Kong courts to recover debts. China's top legislature on Friday affirmed an earlier court ruling barring a group of investors from trying to recover debts owed by the Democratic Republic of Congo.
|Hong Kong court decides to seek national legal interpretation over debt dispute between U.S. company, DR Congo
Xinhua - June 8, 2011
|The Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal on Wednesday issued a majority judgment, in which it decided to seek legal interpretation from the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress over a debt dispute between a U. S. investment fund and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
|China, DR Congo see great potentials for further cooperation
Xinhua - January 13, 2011
|Visiting Chinese Vice Premier Hui Liangyu met in Kinshasa on Wednesday with President Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of Congo with both saying that there are great potentials for further cooperation between the two countries.
|Rights Group Says Arms Transport Needs Regulation
VOA News - July 19, 2010
|States are failing to control the transport of weapons around the world, says a new report from London-based watchdog Amnesty International. Transport companies registered in China, France, the Russian Federation, Britain and the United States move weapons to countries where they could be used to commit human-rights violations.
|Congo Could Have Most of Debt Forgiven by June
VOA News - March 24, 2010
|President Joseph Kabila's moves to reform the economy and better spending control have the Democratic Republic of Congo on the verge of an historic deal that could see nearly $11 billion of debt slashed to just more than $2 billion.
|President Joseph Kabila meets Chinese army deputy chief of the General Staff
Xinhua - March 12, 2010
|President Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of Congo met here Friday with Ma Xiaotian, deputy chief of the General Staff of the Chinese People's Liberation Army, to discuss the development of bilateral ties and military cooperation.
|China steps up African cooperation with ministerial visits
Xinhua - January 15, 2010
|A delegation of the Communist Party of China (CPC) began on Friday a tour of six African states, following up visits earlier this month by two government ministers. Led by Wang Jiarui, head of the International Department of the CPC Central Committee, the group will visit the Democratic Republic of Congo, Mali, Senegal, Benin, the Central African Republic, and Djibouti over 12 days.
|Chinese premier meets with African leaders
Xinhua - November 8, 2009
|Wen told the Democratic Republic of Congo prime minister that their countries' economies are highly complementary and there is a bright prospect for mutually beneficial cooperation between them.