05-Feb-2019 to 21:23

Angola as President Tshisekedi’s first port of call abroad

APA-Kinshasa (DRC) By Mathias Odiekila — Congolese President Felix Antoine Tshisekedi traveled to Luanda on Tuesday, making Angola his first port of call after his inauguration on 24 January.

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01-Feb-2019 to 19:37

DRC’s new leader in first talks with army hierarchy

APA-Kinshasa (RD Congo) By Mathias Odiekila — President Felix Antoine Tshisekedi has had his first talks with the army, after chairing a meeting with the high command of the Armed Forces of Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC), on Friday.

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31-Jan-2019 to 17:56

Ebola outbreak in eastern DRC, world’s second largest ever - UN

APA-Kinshasa (DRC) — In eastern DRC, the outbreak of deadly Ebola virus disease which began six months ago, has now officially become the second largest ever, the UN reported.

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31-Jan-2019 to 16:52

At least 500 killed in DRC massacres – UN Report

APA-Kinshasa (DRC) — A preliminary UN investigation into a massacre reportedly carried out in western Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) last month, reveals that “at least 535 civilians were killed in four attacks”, the UN Mission in the country, MONUSCO, said on Wednesday.

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28-Jan-2019 to 13:03

DRC: Tension still high in Lubumbashi

APA-Kinshasa (DRC) by Mathias Odiekila — Tension was still high on Monday in Lubumbashi, the country’s second largest city in southern DR Congo, following the deaths of three students and a police officer on Sunday, according to a statement by the presidency broadcast on national television.

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24-Jan-2019 to 18:35

Tshisékédi struggles through inaugural speech

APA-Kinshasa (DRC) — Félix Tshisékédi has struggled through part of his speech during his inauguration as the next president of the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday.

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24-Jan-2019 to 13:35

Félix Tshisekedi sworn-in as DRC President

APA-Kinshasa (DRC) by Mathias Odiakela — Felix Tshisékédi, 56, was sworn-in Thursday before the Constitutional Court of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), officially becoming the country’s 5th President since independence in 1960.

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