Democratic Republic of Congo

 
New dictionary provides nuanced insights into the language of African politics
New dictionary provides nuanced insights into the language of African politics
Every country has its own political language. These terms and phrases that have developed over time give distinctive meanings that may not be fully...
French court to rule in Koffi Olomide assault case
French court to rule in Koffi Olomide assault case
A French court will on Monday announce a verdict in the trial in absentia of Congolese music star Koffi Olomide, accused of sexual assaulting four...
Eight priorities for the African Union in 2019
Eight priorities for the African Union in 2019
With this commentary, coming in the wake of our annual Ten Conflicts to Watch and EU Watch List, Crisis Group turns to what 2019 will mean for...
Kabila co-opts the opposition to prolong a family dynasty
Kabila co-opts the opposition to prolong a family dynasty
The highly contested elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are now over and Joseph Kabila Kabange handed over the presidency to...
Voting data points to massive fraud in DRC presidential election
Voting data points to massive fraud in DRC presidential election
Martin Fayulu is the actual winner of the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC’s) December presidential election according to an investigation by the Financial Times....
Why there’s a case for giving foreign aid to authoritarian regimes
Why there’s a case for giving foreign aid to authoritarian regimes
Should democracies give foreign aid to countries that are not democracies? 
Who is Martin Fayulu?
Who is Martin Fayulu?
In the days leading up to the December 30 election in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, former ExxonMobil manager Martin Fayulu was tipped to win...
SA supports DRC’s peaceful election — Sisulu
SA supports DRC’s peaceful election — Sisulu
International Relations Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has broken the department’s silence on the provisional results of the Democratic Republic of...
[Video]Who is Felix Tshisekedi?
[Video]Who is Felix Tshisekedi?
The provisional winner of the DRC’s December 30 election, Felix Tshisekedi, is the son of the country’s long-time opposition leader, Etienne
A Tshisekedi finally at DRC’s helm
A Tshisekedi finally at DRC’s helm
Felix ­Tshisekedi, the son of a veteran opposition leader in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), has taken the prize that eluded his late...
DRC Catholic Church says vote result 'does not reflect' polling station data
DRC Catholic Church says vote result 'does not reflect' polling station data
The DRC's powerful Catholic Church said the provisional result of December's presidential election, naming opposition candidate Felix Tshisekedi as...
Aid fails to solve the DRC crisis
Aid fails to solve the DRC crisis
The international community spends more than $1-billion each year retaining the United Nations Organisation Stabilisation Mission in the Democratic...

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