Tag: Democratic Republic of Congo

Politics
Lumumba's coffin visits Kisangani, where Congo's first premier found his way

Lumumba's coffin visits Kisangani, where Congo's first...

A single tooth is all that remains of the young scholar and nationalist politician...

Conflicts
DR Congo calls on UK's Johnson to pressure Rwanda over row

DR Congo calls on UK's Johnson to pressure Rwanda over...

It is the latest escalation in the row between the two neighbours which have a decades-long...

Politics
Remains of independence hero Lumumba return to DR Congo

Remains of independence hero Lumumba return to DR Congo

A plane will take Lumumba's last remains - a tooth that ex-colonial power Belgium...

Conflicts
East Africa Community to deploy regional force in Eastern DRC

East Africa Community to deploy regional force in Eastern...

East African Community heads of state on Monday directed that a regional force be...

Conflicts
Kenya president urges deployment of regional force in DR Congo

Kenya president urges deployment of regional force in DR...

Weeks of violence have grown into a diplomatic standoff between the DRC and its...

Religion
Pope postpones Africa visit over knee problems

Pope postpones Africa visit over knee problems

"At the request of his doctors, and in order not to jeopardise the results of the...

Entertainment
DRC rapper acquitted after being arrested for criticising president

DRC rapper acquitted after being arrested for criticising...

DRC rapper Nzanzu Muyisa Makasi, who was arrested for ‘insulting the head of state’,...

Sports
CAF Confederation Cup semi-finals: FIVE things to know

CAF Confederation Cup semi-finals: FIVE things to know

It is 26 years since Orlando Pirates lifted CAF silverware, and a favourable draw...

Sports
Orlando Pirates rely on GHANAIAN magic to reach CAF Confederation Cup semis

Orlando Pirates rely on GHANAIAN magic to reach CAF Confederation...

Ghanaians Richard Ofori and Kwame Peprah played key roles as Orlando Pirates reached...