NEWS & PRESS

DRC GOVERNMENT WELCOMES GERMANY’S SENTENCING OF FDLR LEADERS FOR WAR CRIMES

Kinshasa—September 29, 2015—Today, the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) welcomed Germany’s sentencing of Ignace Murwanashyaka and Straton Musoni, two leaders of the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) armed group, for war crimes committed in...

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EMBASSY OF THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO STATEMENT REGARDING INTERNATIONAL ADOPTIONS

KINSHASA— September 19, 2015— Yesterday at the Democratic Republic of Congo Embassy in Washington, DC, the country’s new Ambassador to the United States (U.S.), H.E. François Balumuene, met with American families awaiting exit permits for their adopted Congolese children as...

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DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO SIGNS MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL BANK OF CHINA FOR $[AMOUNT] IN INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS

Investments to focus on X, Y, and Z development projects   SEPTEMBER 4, 2015— The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) today announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC)...

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DRC WELCOMES ONGOING INTEREST BY INTERNATIONAL ENVOYS AND REPRESENTATIVES FOR THE GREAT LAKES REGION OF AFRICA

Promoting domestic discourse  on governance, security and economic issues   Kinshasa—SEPTEMBER 4, 2015— The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) welcomes the ongoing interest of the Team of International Envoys for the Great Lakes of Africa in the...

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DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO RECORDS BUDGET SURPLUS OF $43MM FOR FIRST HALF OF 2015

Surplus comes while government reinvests heavily in agriculture and funds constitutionally mandated provincial decoupage   KINSHASA—September 2, 2015— The Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) Central Bank announced this week that the government posted a budget surplus of $43 million USD...

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STATE VISIT BY PRESIDENT JOSEPH KABILA TO CHINA

Overview of Sino-Congolese Commercial Relations   Kinshasa – September 1, 2015 – Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Joseph Kabila travels to China on September 2nd to attend the commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the end of World War...

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