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At least 44 killed in Congo flooding

Added: 05.01.2018 18:46 | 1 views | 0 comments

The number of people killed by the devastating flooding in the Congolese capital Kinshasa, has risen to 44, according to local authorities.

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At least 33 killed in Congo flooding

Added: 04.01.2018 18:52 | 0 views | 0 comments

Authorities in Congo say at least 33 people have died amid flooding in and around the capital of Kinshasa.

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Congolese forces kill at least seven during anti-government protests -UN

Added: 02.01.2018 22:13 | 3 views | 0 comments


Security forces killed at least seven people in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday during protests against President Joseph Kabila's refusal to step down from office, United Nations peacekeepers said. A police spokesman said three people had been killed in altercations with security forces in the capital, Kinshasa, and that two of the deaths were being investigated. Catholic activists had called for protests after Sunday worship, one year after Kabila committed to holding an election to choose his successor by the end of 2017 - an election that has now been delayed until December 2018.

Death toll from DR Congo violence now 12: protestors

Added: 02.01.2018 20:07 | 4 views | 0 comments


The death toll from a crackdown on New Year's Eve protests in Democratic Republic of Congo has risen to 12, protestors said on Tuesday. "Eleven people died in Kinshasa and one in Kananga," Jonas Tshombela, a spokesman for the protest organisers, told AFP. Catholic and opposition groups on Sunday defied a ban on demonstrations demanding that President Joseph Kabila leave office.

Congo forces kill at least 7 in anti-government protests

Added: 02.01.2018 13:31 | 1 views | 0 comments


KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congolese security forces killed at least seven people and at least one policeman died amid violence as more than a thousand people demonstrated in the capital against President Kabila's refusal to step down from power, the United Nations mission in Congo and police said Sunday.

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Congolese forces kill at least seven during anti-government protests -UN

Added: 02.01.2018 5:04 | 1 views | 0 comments


Security forces killed at least seven people in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday during protests against President Joseph Kabila's refusal to step down from office, United Nations peacekeepers said. A police spokesman said three people had been killed in altercations with security forces in the capital, Kinshasa, and that two of the deaths were being investigated. Catholic activists had called for protests after Sunday worship, one year after Kabila committed to holding an election to choose his successor by the end of 2017 - an election that has now been delayed until December 2018.

Shots fired, Mass dispersed with tear gas in DR Congo

Added: 01.01.2018 14:00 | 6 views | 0 comments

Security forces yesterday fired shots into the air and dispersed a Mass with tear gas in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DR Congo) capital, Kinshasa, where the Catholic church had called banned marches against Congolose President Joseph Kabila staying in power. “While we were praying, the soldiers and the police entered the church...

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Congo forces kill at least 7 in anti-government protests

Added: 01.01.2018 13:06 | 1 views | 0 comments


KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congolese security forces killed at least seven people and at least one policeman died amid violence as more than a thousand people demonstrated in the capital against President Kabila's refusal to step down from power, the United Nations mission in Congo and police said Sunday.

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Congolese forces kill at least seven during anti-government protests: U.N.

Added: 01.01.2018 7:03 | 5 views | 0 comments


Security forces killed at least seven people in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday during protests against President Joseph Kabila's refusal to step down from office, United Nations peacekeepers said. A police spokesman said three people had been killed in altercations with security forces in the capital, Kinshasa, and that two of the deaths were being investigated. Catholic activists had called for protests after Sunday worship, one year after Kabila committed to holding an election to choose his successor by the end of 2017 - an election that has now been delayed until December 2018.

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