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Wed, 02 Nov 2016 02:10:46 GMT

UN Security Council in Congo to gauge elections tension  -  The Indian Express
Congo, DR Congo, Congo violence, Congo elections, Laurent Kabila, Congo president One of Africa's biggest, resource-richest countries, the DR Congo has been ruled by Kabila since 2001, when his father Laurent was assassinated. (File Photo). The UN ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 01:18:27 GMT
Egypt announce squad for Ghana clash  -  GhanaWeb
Argentine Cuper has kept faith with the same group of players who got Egypt's campaign to a winning start over Congo in Brazzaville in October. The squad is headed by Roma winger Mohamed Salah and Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny. The pair were ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 00:53:48 GMT
Congo Election Body Said to Pay Millions to Kabila-Linked Bank  -  BloombergQuint
Banks in Congo won't always allow customers to convert large amounts of Congolese francs into dollars, because they don't need that many francs and don't want to take on the currency risk, they said. A dollar overdraft secured against holdings in ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 23:41:27 GMT

Romelu Lukaku and Yannick Bolasie have a novel way of ensuring defenders can't understand them  -  JOE.co.uk
Lingala is a Bantu language spoken throughout the northwestern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and a large part of the Republic of the Congo, as well as to some degree in Angola and the Central African Republic. It has over 10 million ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 22:42:05 GMT

Yannick Bolasie Reveals The 'Secret' He Speaks With Romelu Lukaku On The Pitch  -  Nigeria Today
And Bolasie says he and Lukaku talk to each other on the pitch using a dialect of Democratic Republic of Congo – Lingala. Bolasie is an DR Congo international while Belgian international Lukaku is of Congolese descent and the pair says few defenders ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 22:28:43 GMT

Yannick Bolasie and Romelu Lukaku reveal the rare language that makes the Everton duo so special  -  Irish Mirror
Bolasie is an DR Congo international while Belgian international Lukaku is of Congolese descent and the pair says few defenders can understand what they are saying. “We are both very proud of our heritage,” Bolasie told the Liverpool Echo . “It really ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 22:27:51 GMT

Copperbelt PS warns mealie-meal smugglers  -  Zambia Daily Mail
“The residents of the Copperbelt must realise that it will be them to suffer as a result of smuggling mealie-meal into the Democratic Republic of Congo. If there is a shortage of mealie-meal here, the price will definitely go up and they will have to ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 21:48:24 GMT

Whitney: From dictatorship to democracy  -  Sioux Falls Argus Leader
The English Language Learner teacher at Cleveland Elementary pays attention to American politics while also following events in her native country, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where she founded an orphanage for girls in 2006 called Theresa's ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 21:34:46 GMT

ISS Today: More contestation and uncertainty for the DRC  -  Daily Maverick
It is a wholesale victory for him and his ruling party, even if it has been rejected by key opposition parties in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and certain members of the international community. Part of the support team to the African ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 20:59:45 GMT
DRC Opposition Buries Members Killed During Unrest  -  Tolerance.ca
Simmering political tensions in the Democratic Republic of Congo were on display Tuesday as the country's largest opposition party buried six people who were killed when the party's headquarters was attacked amid violent protests in September.