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  • 02:34 Clashes Erupt In DRC's Kasai Province, 101 People Dead

    Clashes Erupt In DRC's Kasai Province, 101 People Dead

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    In the Democratic Republic of Congo, the United Nations now says soldiers targeting the Kamwina Nsapu militia group in the central part of the country, have killed at least 101 people, including 39 women. Citing local sources, the UN says the soldiers fir

  • 00:37 DRC: Government Dismisses Reports That 2017 Polls Are In Doubt

    DRC: Government Dismisses Reports That 2017 Polls Are In Doubt

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    DRC's government has dismissed reports that it doesn't have enough money to hold elections in December. Around 1 point 8 billion dollars is needed to hold the presidential vote. Last year government and the opposition agreed that elections will be held th

  • 01:19 Maize Prices In DR Congo Triple As 63,000 Hectares Of Crops Are Ravaged

    Maize Prices In DR Congo Triple As 63,000 Hectares Of Crops Are Ravaged

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    The UN reports that crop-destroying armyworms have ravaged 63,000 hectares of maize in south-eastern Democratic Republic of Congo since December. It's caused maize prices to triple. A 25 kilogram sack of maize has risen from $10 to $30. Armyworm moths lay

  • 01:33 Uncertainty Over Funeral Plans For Etienne Tshisekedi

    Uncertainty Over Funeral Plans For Etienne Tshisekedi

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    Uncertainty remains in the Democratic Republic of Congo over plans on the national funeral of opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi. Tshisekedi died last month in Belgium. Tshisekedi's family announced that his body will not be repatriated this weekend as

  • 02:43 Increased Violence In The DRC Prompts UN Concern

    Increased Violence In The DRC Prompts UN Concern

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    There is growing concern at the United Nations over the deteriorating situation in the DRC. The increased violence has prompted the UN special envoy to the DRC -- Maman Sidikou -- to request that peacekeepers deployed there be allowed more flexibility to

  • 01:49 AU Peace & Security Council Calls For DR Congo Polls To Take Place Soon

    AU Peace & Security Council Calls For DR Congo Polls To Take Place Soon

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    The African Union's Peace and Security Council has held a high level meeting on the evolving security situation in the DRC. The meeting discussed, among other things, the country's delayed election. The council called on all parties to implement the Decem

  • 01:06 Michael Olunga's Brace Earns Kenya A 2-1 Victory Over DR Congo

    Michael Olunga's Brace Earns Kenya A 2-1 Victory Over DR Congo

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    Kenya edged out 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier contenders DR Congo by two goals to one in an international friendly match on Sunday. The hosts took the lead four minutes into the match when Michael Olunga scored against a run of play. The visitors fought b

  • 01:36 Kasai Region Has Seen Violence For Months Now

    Kasai Region Has Seen Violence For Months Now

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    CGTN's Clementine Logan tells us more now about the Democratic Republic of Congo's restive Kasai region, and the origins of the unrest there.

  • 00:41 Bodies Of UN Investigators Found In Shallow Grave In DR Congo

    Bodies Of UN Investigators Found In Shallow Grave In DR Congo

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    It's been confirmed that two bodies found in the Democratic Republic of Congo belongs to UN investigators who went missing earlier in March. They were in the Kasai region to investigate allegations of human rights abuses. Michael Sharp is an American nati

  • 01:09 U.S. Envoy Accuses UN Of Aiding DR Congo's 'corrupt Government'

    U.S. Envoy Accuses UN Of Aiding DR Congo's 'corrupt Government'

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    The United States Ambassador to the United Nations has accused the UN of aiding what she described as a corrupt government in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Nikki Haley was addressing the Council on Foreign Relations, when she accused the Kinshasa gove

  • 01:14 Congolese Awaiting Appointment Of New Prime Minister

    Congolese Awaiting Appointment Of New Prime Minister

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    The Democratic Republic of Congo residents are awaiting word on who their new Prime Minister will be. That announcement is expected on Friday. President Joseph Kabila on Wednesday assured Congolese that the appointment will be made within 48 hours. [TAKE

  • 00:38 President Kabila Names Opposition Member As Prime Minister

    President Kabila Names Opposition Member As Prime Minister

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    President Joseph Kabila has named a former member of the largest opposition party as his prime minister. Bruno Tshibala has been appointed the prime minister of a new transitional government that is meant to organise a presidential election by the end of

  • 00:59 Uganda Beefs Up Security Along DRC Border After UN Report

    Uganda Beefs Up Security Along DRC Border After UN Report

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    Uganda says it is continuing to tighten security along its border with the Democratic Republic of Congo. This follows a new United Nations report that revealed 250 people were killed in the DRC between March and June this year. Hillary Ayesiga has more fr

  • 02:11 DRC Fuel Shortages: Government Ban On Price Increases Causing Acute Shortages

    DRC Fuel Shortages: Government Ban On Price Increases Causing Acute Shortages

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    The country's capital Kinshasa is facing an acute fuel scarcity as the government implements a ban on petroleum price increase. Motorists are queuing for long hours at filling stations to get the now precious commodity. CGTN's Chris Ocamringa has more.

  • 02:05 The Guitar Maker Of Kinshasa

    The Guitar Maker Of Kinshasa

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    Music in the DR Congo capital Kinshasa is a favourite past-time for many. For a city that's home to a number of Rhumba musicians, there's high demand for quality instruments. And one man in particular has made a reputation for himself as the Guitar Maker

  • 01:12 DRC Sets Elections For December 2018

    DRC Sets Elections For December 2018

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    The Democratic Republic of Congo announced on Sunday that much delayed elections to replace President Joseph Kabila would take place in December 2018, but the opposition demanded the longtime leader step down sooner. Elections were due to take place this

  • 02:14 Report: Nearly 5,500 People Flee Violence In The DRC Daily

    Report: Nearly 5,500 People Flee Violence In The DRC Daily

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    A recent report by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre suggests that an average 5-thousand 5-hundred people flee their homes every single day in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Many head to Uganda. CGTN's Hillary Ayesiga talks to a Congolese ref

  • 01:58 Tanzania Holds Memorial For Soldiers Killed In DRC Attack

    Tanzania Holds Memorial For Soldiers Killed In DRC Attack

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    Tanzania has held a memorial for the 14 peacekeepers killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo last week. The attack by suspected rebel fighters has been one of the deadliest against UN forces in recent history. CGTN's Daniel Kijo reports from Dar es Sal

  • 01:20 DR Congo Protests: Police Chief Had Assured No Live Ammunition Would Be Used

    DR Congo Protests: Police Chief Had Assured No Live Ammunition Would Be Used

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    Ahead of the clashes, the DRC's chief of police assured people that officers will not use live ammunition -- in contrast to what transpired.

  • 02:22 At Least One Person Dead, 2 Injured During Anti-Kabila Protests In DRC

    At Least One Person Dead, 2 Injured During Anti-Kabila Protests In DRC

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    Another wave of protests against President Kabila has resulted in at least one death and two injuries. The protest is the latest to be organised by the country's influential Catholic Church. Asta Tall has more on this developing story.

  • 00:38 DRC Military Say It Has Killed 13 Militiamen

    DRC Military Say It Has Killed 13 Militiamen

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    The military in the Democratic of Congo says it has killed 13 militiamen after coming under attack in the country's volatile Ituri province. Army spokesman Jules Ngongo said clashes happened around the villages of Jemi and Penyi, in the Djugu territory. A

  • 02:40 Refugees Recount Journey To Uganda

    Refugees Recount Journey To Uganda

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    One major fall-out from the DRC's troubles is a mass displacement of its population.Tens of thousands have fled their homes many have fled the country.Some have even risked a perilous journey across Lake Albert. Just what are they running from? Refugees a

  • 01:46 Ugandan Health Authorities On High Alert Following DR Congo Ebola Outbreak

    Ugandan Health Authorities On High Alert Following DR Congo Ebola Outbreak

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    Uganda is also on high alert. Healthcare workers in the western districts bordering the DR Congo are monitoring everyone coming into the country. However, no travel restrictions have been imposed yet. CGTN's Isabel Nakirya reports.

  • 05:45 Former DRC Vice President's Bemba Release Receives Mixed Reactions

    Former DRC Vice President's Bemba Release Receives Mixed Reactions

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    The decision by the International Criminals Court appeals court has elicited mixed reactions from different quarters. Earlier my colleague Peninah Karibe spoke with Dr Richard Moncrieff, who is the Central Africa Director at the International Crisis Group

  • 01:54 Healthcare Workers Battle To Contain Spread Of Ebola Virus

    Healthcare Workers Battle To Contain Spread Of Ebola Virus

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    Doctors Without Borders is among the healthcare professionals working with the DRC government to curb the Ebola outbreak. Earlier we spoke to Karin Huster, an MSF emergency coordinator, about the organisation's efforts on the ground.

  • 01:29 Ebola Outbreak Spreads To DR Congo's North-eastern Region

    Ebola Outbreak Spreads To DR Congo's North-eastern Region

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    The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has spread to the north-east -- raising fears of more deaths. The outbreak has proved difficult to contain because of the presence of armed groups, creating insecurity in affected areas. The DRC Healt

  • 01:34 Death Toll From Latest DRC Ebola Flare-up Rises To 79

    Death Toll From Latest DRC Ebola Flare-up Rises To 79

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    Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo say the latest death toll from the Ebola outbreak has risen to 79. The cases have been reported in Ituri and North Kivu Province in eastern DRC. CGTN's Chris Ocamringa reports.

  • 02:10 DRC Citizens Call For Justice As Ntaganda's Case Enters Final Stages

    DRC Citizens Call For Justice As Ntaganda's Case Enters Final Stages

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    As the trial of former Congolese rebel leader, Bosco Ntaganda, enters the final stage, many in the Great Lakes nation are following closely. Most of those who witnessed the violence in Ituri Province are hoping for justice. Prosecutors told judges that Nt

  • 01:58 Congolese Delighted That Bemba Will Not Serve More Jail Time After ICC Ruling

    Congolese Delighted That Bemba Will Not Serve More Jail Time After ICC Ruling

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    Supporters of former Congolese rebel leader Jean-Pierre Bemba are delighted that the International Criminal Court has decided the politician will NOT serve any more time behind bars. Bemba has been fined 3-hundred and 50-thousand dollars and 12-months for

  • 01:10 EU Steps In To Fight DRC Ebola Spread

    EU Steps In To Fight DRC Ebola Spread

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    The European Union has stepped in with financial support to facilitate efforts in the fight against Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The current outbreak has claimed the lives of at least one hundred people. Leon Ssenyange has more.

  • 01:13 DRC Catholic Bishops Raise Concerns Ahead Of Elections

    DRC Catholic Bishops Raise Concerns Ahead Of Elections

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    Influential conference of Catholic bishops in the DRC have warned that the Ebola epidemic and clashes in eastern Congo could threaten the validity of the upcoming elections. The National Episcopal Conference of Congo has also raised concerns on the use of

  • 02:11 Tshisekedi To Front New DRC Opposition Coalition

    Tshisekedi To Front New DRC Opposition Coalition

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    DRC's two largest opposition parties have reached an agreement to field a single candidate in the December Poll. Felix Tshisekedi, the leader of the union for democracy and social progress, will be the coalition's flag bearer after talks in Nairobi.