• January 31, 2023

South Africa will not ditch coal ‘just like that’-Ramaphosa

Coal-rich but energy-starved South Africa will not immediately abandon its fossil-fueled electricity generating plants as it transitions to cleaner forms of power, President Cyril Ramaphosa said Sunday. South Africa, one of …

US secretary of state Anthony Blinken speaks to young people in Cairo Egypt

The strategic partnership between the U.S. and Egypt is of “great consequence”, according to Secretary of State Anthony Blinken.He made the comment on Sunday in Cairo where he addressed a meeting …

DRC ready to welcome Pope Francis

In Kinshasa’s Ndolo airport everything is ready to welcome Pope Francis. The Holy Pontiff arrives on Tuesday in Kinshasa, capital of the DRC and Africa’s largest catholic country. Tomorrow I will …

British Royal visits the DRC

In a first for the British Royal Family, Sophie, Countess of Wessex and Forfar, visited the Democratic Republic of the Congo on Tuesday. The Countess met the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize, …

At least one dead in latest anti-U.N. protest in DR Congo

At least one person was killed in the eastern Congolese city of Beni on Tuesday when shots were fired during another protest against the United Nations’ MONUSCO peacekeeping mission in the …

Lumumba’s coffin displayed at his murder site for a wake in Katanga

Patrice Lumumba’s coffin arrived on Sunday in Haut-Katanga in the south-east of the Democratic Republic of Congo where a wake is being held at the site of the independence hero’s murder. …

At least 7 dead in a train derailment in DR Congo

At least seven people were killed on Saturday night in a new freight train derailment in the Lualaba province, in southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo. A new train accident has claimed …

UN peacekeeping chief condemns rights violation against displaced in DRC

During a visit to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), UN peacekeeping chief Jean-Pierre Lacroix stressed that attacks against the displaced persons are unacceptable and called on the authorities to …

No jurisdiction to try former PM Augustin Matata, DRC constitutional says court

  The Constitutional Court of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) ruled on Monday in Kinshasa that it had no jurisdiction to try former Prime Minister Augustin Matata on charges of …

Burundi rebels forced from strongholds, DR Congo army reports

Congolese soldiers have forced fighters from the main Burundian rebel force from their stronghold in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) near the two countries’ border, an army statement …