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US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, seen here at a session in June of the UN Human Rights Council, is criticizing African states for backing a bid by the Democratic Republic of Congo to gain a seat on the Geneva-based body.  By Fabrice COFFRINI (AFP/File)

US opposes seat for DRCongo at UN rights council

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

United Nations (United States) (AFP) - The United States on Wednesday berated African countries for backing a bid by the ...

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Brazzaville (AFP) - Congo and several UN agencies have launched a joint appeal for $23.7 million (20.6 million euros) to ...

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Kinshasa (AFP) - Five UN peacekeepers' bases in the Democratic Republic of Congo are to close at the end of July, the UN ...

Monday, July 17, 2017

Goma (DR Congo) (AFP) - Tribal militia forces have kidnapped two Roman Catholic priests in the troubled North Kivu provi ...

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Bunia (DR Congo) (AFP) - A US journalist kidnapped last week by a militia group in DR Congo was found safe early Sunday, ...

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Brazzaville (AFP) - Voters went to the polls in legislative elections in the oil-rich Republic of Congo on Sunday, the f ...

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Kinshasa (AFP) - At least 27 people have perished and 54 are missing after an overcrowded boat sank in a river in the De ...

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Bunia (DR Congo) (AFP) - A US journalist kidnapped by a militia group in Democratic Republic of Congo was found safe and ...

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Brazzaville (AFP) - Congo voters go to the polls Sunday in legislative elections in the oil-rich African country, the fi ...

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Kinshasa (AFP) - DR Congo must identify both senior army personnel and politicians behind the massacres in the volatile ...

Thursday, July 13, 2017

United Nations (United States) (AFP) - Another 38 probable mass graves have been discovered in DR Congo in the country's ...

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Bunia (DR Congo) (AFP) - A Congolese journalist working for state broadcaster RTNC was killed by an unknown assailant at ...

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

United Nations (United States) (AFP) - The United States on Tuesday threatened sanctions against the Democratic Republic ...

Monday, July 10, 2017

Kinshasa (AFP) - The main opposition party in the DemocraticRepublic of Congo on Monday blasted as a provocation and a ...

Friday, July 7, 2017

Paris (AFP) - Long-overdue presidential and legislative polls can only be held at the end of year in troubled Democratic ...

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Kinshasa (AFP) - A military court in DR Congo on Thursday handed stiff jail terms, including life imprisonment, to eight ...

Monday, July 3, 2017

Goma (DR Congo) (AFP) - More than a thousand people took part Monday in an evacuation exercise triggered by a simulated ...

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Kinshasa (AFP) - The Congolese health minister on Saturday declared the end of an Ebola outbreak in a remote northeaster ...

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Kinshasa (AFP) - The United Nations on Saturday called on the Democratic Republic of Congo to publish a timetable for el ...

Friday, June 30, 2017

Makwatsha (DR Congo) (AFP) - There's no electricity and only 500 residents in the Congolese village of Makwatsha, but a ...

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Goma (DR Congo) (AFP) - The governor of Congo's restive eastern province of Nord-Kivu urged the army Wednesday to beef u ...

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Kinshasa (AFP) - Parliament in the Democratic Republic of Congo has authorised the state prosecutor to probe alleged inv ...

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Lubumbashi (DR Congo) (AFP) - The training pitches and classrooms are fit for one of Africaâ s most illustrious footbal ...

Monday, June 26, 2017

Kinshasa (AFP) - The UN on Monday criticised a decision by a Congolese military tribunal not to prosecute seven Democrat ...

Friday, June 23, 2017

Geneva (AFP) - The UN Human Rights Council on Friday decided to send a group of experts to the Democratic Republic of Co ...

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Goma (DR Congo) (AFP) - Clashes between militants and government troops on Thursday left 16 dead in the restive east of ...

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Goma (DR Congo) (AFP) - At least seven militants were killed Thursday in clashes with troops involving heavy weapons in ...

quot-img-1Those who live in straw-huts have no business lighting match-sticks in the courtyards of their neighbors' houses.

By: Kwame Okoampa-Ahoofe quot-img-1

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