CONGO (RDC) | CONGO (DRC)

03-May-2019 to 12:45

Norway supports Ebola response in DRC

APA-Kinshasa (DR Congo) — The Norwegian government is providing NOK 7.8 million to the efforts aimed at tackling the current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a statement from Oslo on Friday says.

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17-Apr-2019 to 21:41

Rwandair in maiden flight to Kinshasa

APA-Kinshasa (DR Congo) By Mathias Odiekila — Rwanda's national carrier, Rwandair, made its maiden flight on Wednesday by directly linking Kigali and Kinshasa using its Boeing 737-800, with 150 passengers and crew on board.

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05-Apr-2019 to 12:45

DR Congo refugees, IDPs get $2.5m from Japan

APA Kinshasa (DRC) — Japan has made $2.5 million available to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to meet the urgent needs of refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Central African Republic, Burundi and DR Congo, according to a UNHCR statement received at APA.

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13-Mar-2019 to 10:25

DRC: Violence on women hits sharp drop - Survey

APA-Kinshasa (DRC) — A project working to challenge the social acceptance of violence against women and girls in the DRC has witnessed women’s experience of domestic violence fall from 69 percent to 29 percent after two years of intervention.

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12-Feb-2019 to 20:12

President Tshisekedi declares poll standoff over

APA-Kinshasa (DRC) By our correspondent: Mathias Odiekila — The tense post-electoral standoff in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has dissipitated, if a statement by President Félix Tshisekedi is anything to go by.

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08-Feb-2019 to 17:55

New DRC leader rails against division among Congolese

APA-Brazzaville (Congo) By Leon Charles Moukouri — DR Congo’s new leader, Felix Tshisekedi, who is on an official visit to Brazzaville, has denounced the opposition that manipulates the people by rejecting the results of the presidential polls.

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06-Feb-2019 to 14:18

Tshisekedi arrives in Kenya for talks with Kenyatta

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The Democratic Republic of Congo’s President Felix Tshisekedi arrived in Nairobi on Wednesday for talks with President Uhuru Kenyatta.

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