|DR Congo Honors Nelson Mandela, Hero and Model for Humanity
Radio Okapi - December 6, 2013
|DR Congo’s government has decreed three days of national mourning beginning Friday to honor the memory of Nelson Mandela, the first black president of South Africa, who died on Thursday in Johannesburg.
|DR Congo Come Back to Draw 2-2 With Ghana at Africa Cup of Nations
Congo News Agency - January 20, 2013
|DR Congo and Ghana put on a thrilling show on Sunday in their Group B opening match at the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa. The Leopards came from behind to draw 2-2 with the top-seeded Black Stars at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elisabeth.
|Seven human rights fighters receive top UN awards
UN News - December 10, 2008
|The United Nations General Assembly today awarded its top human rights prize to seven global advocates ranging from a Congolese doctor who treats female victims of sexual violence, a nun who fought for indigenous rights before her murder in Brazil, and the assassinated Pakistani leader Benazir Bhutto.
|Mandela joins stars at London gig
BBC News - June 27, 2008
|Nelson Mandela joined music stars on stage at a concert in London's Hyde Park to celebrate his 90th birthday. As well as marking the former South African president's personal milestone, the concert raised funds for Mr Mandela's HIV/Aids charity 46664.
|Mandela concert line-up unveiled
BBC News - May 6, 2008
|Queen, Leona Lewis, Annie Lennox and the Soweto Gospel Choir are among the acts that will appear at a concert for Nelson Mandela's 90th birthday in June. The former South African president will travel to London for the 27 June event, which will also feature Dame Shirley Bassey, Simple Minds and Razorlight.
|Key Ituri militia group declares end to war
IRIN - April 14, 2005
The Union des patriotes Congolais (UPC), one of the major militia groups in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, announced on Wednesday an end to its insurrection in the district of Ituri.