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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? 
DRC court to examine election appeal from Tuesday
DRC court to examine election appeal from Tuesday
The Democratic Republic of the Congo's Constitutional Court said it would start hearing on Tuesday an appeal against presidential election results...
The DRC’s blood-soaked history
The DRC’s blood-soaked history
On June 30 1960, the Belgian Congo becomes independent. Power is shared between Joseph Kasa-Vubu, the president, and his prime minister, Patrice...
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...
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...
DRC: State says it cut internet to avoid 'uprising' after vote
DRC: State says it cut internet to avoid 'uprising' after vote
The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo said on Tuesday it had cut the country's internet services to avert a "popular...
Volatile DRC braces for troubled election
Volatile DRC braces for troubled election
One of the world's powder-keg countries faces a crunch test on Sunday when Democratic Republic of the Congo heads into elections marred by delays,...
UN hopes Congolese can 'freely' vote after delay
UN hopes Congolese can 'freely' vote after delay
The United Nations Security Council on Saturday said it hoped a week-long delay in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's election will allow...
DRC to vote in end-of-an-era poll
DRC to vote in end-of-an-era poll
Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) goes to the polls this week in elections which could see the country emerge from 17 years of conflict-ridden...
Who is Nobel Peace Prize winner Denis Mukwege?
Who is Nobel Peace Prize winner Denis Mukwege?
It was October 25, 2012. A group of heavily armed men forced their way into the house of a Congolese doctor just as he was returning home. One of...
DRC's Joseph Kabila doesn't rule out running again in 2023
DRC's Joseph Kabila doesn't rule out running again in 2023
Joseph Kabila, the outgoing president of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), has said he plans to stay in politics and does not rule out...
Fight to end rape in war must begin in peacetime — Nobel Prize winner Denis Mukwege
Fight to end rape in war must begin in peacetime — Nobel Prize winner Denis Mukwege
Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege may have won his Nobel prize for his work to end sexual violence in war, but the crusading surgeon said the...

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