NEWS & PRESS

STATEMENT BY DRC AMBASSADOR REGARDING CONGRESSIONAL HEARING ON AFRICA’S GREAT LAKES REGION

WASHINGTON, DC—The Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) Ambassador to the United States, H.E. François Balumuene, released the following statement today after attending a hearing on Africa’s Great Lakes region held by the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa,...

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DRC COMMENTS ON U.S. SUPPORT FOR INCLUSIVE FORUM TO ADVANCE THE POLITICAL PROCESS

KINSHASA— The Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) Minister of Communication and Media today commented on remarks made by the U.S. Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights at the Centre d’Etudes Pour l’Action Sociale (CEPAS) on...

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DRC BROADCASTS MUKWEGE DOCUMENTARY ON NATIONAL TELEVISION AS PART OF COMMITMENT TO COMBAT SEXUAL VIOLENCE

KINSHASA—On Monday, October 19, the DRC government broadcast on national television a documentary film about Dr. Denis Mukwege as part of its commitment to combat sexual violence in the country. The film, entitled, "The Man Who Mends Women (L'Homme Qui...

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DRC BROADCASTS MUKWEGE DOCUMENTARY ON NATIONAL TELEVISION AS PART OF COMMITMENT TO COMBAT SEXUAL VIOLENCE

KINSHASA—On Monday, October 19, the DRC government broadcast on national television a documentary film about Dr. Denis Mukwege as part of its commitment to combat sexual violence in the country. The film, produced by Thierry Michel and Colette Braeckmanand entitled,...

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DRC GOVERNMENT RESPONDS TO RECENT POLITICAL DEMONSTRATIONS

KINSHASA— The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Minister of Media and Communication Lambert Mende today released the following statement responding to recent political demonstrations in Kinshasa regarding the upcoming 2015-2016 elections. “We have been and remain committed to the implementation...

10/07/2015 | FULL ARTICLES, FULL ARTICLES & RELATED NEWS, RECENT NEWS, RECENT NEWS RELEASES, RECENT PRESS RELEASES | Read More >

PRESIDENT KABILA REAFFIRMS COMMITMENT TO UPHOLD CONSTITUTION FOR FUTURE ELECTIONS AT MEETING OF MAJORITY PARTY

KINSHASA—Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Joseph Kabila met with leaders of his majority party today to reaffirm his commitment to uphold the Constitution for upcoming elections in 2015 and 2016. He also asked party leaders join him as he pursues a national dialogue on...

10/05/2015 | FULL ARTICLES, FULL ARTICLES & RELATED NEWS, RECENT NEWS, RECENT NEWS RELEASES, RECENT PRESS RELEASES | Read More >

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO FOREIGN MINISTER DELIVERS ADDRESS TO U.N. GENERAL ASSEMBLY

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- On October 1, Foreign Minister Raymond Tshibanda N'tungamulongo of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) delivered a speech on behalf of the government at the 70th meeting of the United National General Assembly in New York. Mr. Tshibanda’s...

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