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Poll: Congo's Hidden 'Mega-crisis' is Most Neglected of 2017

20 December 2017 04:03:24 - Africa News

With millions of people on the brink of a humanitarian catastrophe and children facing unspeakable violence, the Democratic Republic of Congo was the most neglected crisis in 2017, according to a survey of aid agencies. Overshadowed by the Syrian war and Rohingya refugee exodus from Myanmar, Congo barely made headlines despite horrific violence that has erupted in the center of the vast country, they said. The Central African Republic, with its "off the charts" vulnerability, and Yemen — ravaged by war and hunger — ranked behind Congo in the Thomson Reuters Foundation poll of 20 leading aid organizations. "A massive humanitarian crisis has been unfolding in the Congo almost unnoticed," said...

Vice All News Time20 December 2017 04:03:24


UN promises justice in Congo against peacekeeper attacks

11 December 2017 17:40:39 - World News

U.N peacekeepers carry a coffin with the remains of a Tanzanian peacekeeper killed by rebels, during a memorial ceremony in Beni, eastern Congo, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. The United Nations Deputy Special Representative for Congo says military offenses will be ......

Vice All News Time11 December 2017 17:40:39

Partey hat-trick helps Ghana thrash Congo 05 September 2017

06 September 2017 01:21:05 - Europe News

05 September 2017 10:12 Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey scored a hat-trick as Ghana hammered Congo 5-1 in Brazzaville Tuesday to keep alive their slim 2018 World Cup qualification hopes. Serbia-based Richmond Boakye bagged a brace as the Black Stars achieved their biggest away winning...

Vice All News Time06 September 2017 01:21:05

Holders DR Congo crash out as Congo, Cameroon go t... 20 August 2017

20 August 2017 13:05:32 - Europe News

20 August 2017 10:40 Defending champions, DR Congo, failed to make it five out five after a 1-1 draw at home against Congo in Kinshasa saw them miss out on qualification for the Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) Kenya 2018. It is the first time that the Leopards, winners in 2009 and 2016, have failed to reach the finals of the competition they are by far the most successful after two triumphs, with neighbours Congo serving their nemesis. Congo's elimination of the holders counts as the biggest shock of the final round with Jaures Ngombe's 39th minute...

Vice All News Time20 August 2017 13:05:32

Consortium to deepen the Congo River

10 July 2017 06:43:55 - Asia News

Consortium to deepen the Congo River Monday, Jul 10, 2017 International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) and the leading dredging contractor Dredging International have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to co-operate in the further deepening of the Congo River. With DRC Government support, the consortium intends to deepen the Congo River, in phases, to an eventual depth of 40ft and beyond. This will eliminate current draught restrictions in the Divagante area...

Vice All News Time10 July 2017 06:43:55

Congo election commission president says 2017 presidential vote probably not possible

10 July 2017 00:24:12 - World News

The president of Democratic Republic of Congo's electoral commission said on Sunday that a vote...

Vice All News Time10 July 2017 00:24:12

Biyombo, Mudiay keen to play for DR Congo at FIBA AfroBasket 2017

04 April 2017 18:16:36 - World News

ORLANDO (FIBA AfroBasket 2017) - Bismack Biyombo's dream of playing for his country looks set to become a reality. The Orlando Magic power forward has given the Democratic Republic of Congo a thumbs up for FIBA AfroBasket 2017 in August in the neighbouring Congo-Brazzaville. Although he never represented his country at FIBA competitions, the 24-year-old continues making his country's name heard across the world. As if their historic qualification wasn't good enough, the DR Congo could count on the services of Denver Nuggets' point guard Emmanuel Mudiay. The Congolese pair is also expected to feature at this year's NBA Africa Game. Two weeks ago, the Congolese crossed the border to the...

Vice All News Time04 April 2017 18:16:36

History made as DR Congo qualify for FIBA AfroBasket 2017

21 March 2017 11:57:35 - World News

BANGUI (FIBA AfroBasket 2017) - Ten years on, and the Democratic Republic of Congo sealed their ticket to the FIBA AfroBasket on Monday thanks to a successful FIBA Africa Zone 4 Group D campaign against the Republic Central Africa (CAF). Despite Monday's 80-76 loss to CAF, the Congolese advanced to...

Vice All News Time21 March 2017 11:57:35

Mutombo leads DR Congo's provisional squad for FIBA AfroBasket 2017 race

19 March 2017 05:27:59 - World News

KINSHASA (FIBA AfroBasket 2017) - Ten years on, and DR Congo's Mutombo Lukusa is set to represent his country again. Lukusa was one of the team's star players at FIBA AfroBasket 2007 in Angola. Now, he looks to boost his country's chances at the FIBA Africa Zone 4 Group D qualifiers against the Central African Republic. They need to beat their rivals to advance to the Final Round in Congo-Brazzaville (19-30...

Vice All News Time19 March 2017 05:27:59

In Congo, Tshisekedi's death undermines chances of 2017 transition

03 February 2017 10:09:29 - Africa News

The death on Wednesday of Congo's opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi leaves opponents of President Joseph Kabila seriously weakened in their bid to force Kabila to quit power after he defied constitutional term limits to stay on last year. Democratic Republic of Congo has never experienced a peaceful transition of power and Kabila's refusal to stand down when his final term expired in December has raised fears the chronically unstable country could slide back into civil war. ......

Vice All News Time03 February 2017 10:09:29