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Monday Aug 11 | Iol.co.za

DRC coup plot trial continues

An undercover police colonel who infiltrated a group of rebels allegedly plotting to overthrow Democratic Republic of the Congo President Joseph Kabila's government started testifying in the group's trial in the High Court in Pretoria on Monday.

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Monday Aug 11 | CPJ Press Freedom Online

Blog: As elections approach, fear of more attacks on Congolese press

Map by Rachael Levy. Sources: Congolese organizations, news reports, and CPJ research.

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Related Topix: World News, Congo, Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo,

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Time

Congo's Presidential Entourage Investigated for Beating Protesters in U.S.

The U.S. State Department has taken steps to seek the prosecution of a members of the President of the Democratic Republic of Congo's entourage, who were allegedly captured on video Thursday beating a protester in the streets of Washington, D.C. A video posted on YouTube shows a man in a dark suit kicking the head of a protester as he lays on the ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Congo, Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Tue Aug 05, 2014

State Department

Daily Press Briefing: August 5, 2014

MS. PSAKI: I just wanted to start by giving you all just some readouts of the meetings the Secretary has been having over the course of the last few days.

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The Baltimore Sun

Congo imprisons opposition leader following public rally

An opposition leader in Democratic Republic of Congo was imprisoned on Tuesday after he spoke at a rally calling on President Joseph Kabila to respect constitutional term limits and step aside in presidential elections due in 2016.

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Related Topix: World News, Congo, Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Paul Kagame

KRAV-FM Tulsa

Obama to welcome African leaders for dinner

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., left, comments on the attack in Afghanistan today, as he meets with President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Joseph Kabila, right, who is attending the US-Africa Summit, Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: Robert Menendez, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, US Senate, Africa, World News, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Entertainment

Iol.co.za

DRC coup plot accused denies guilt

Etienne Kabila, the man accused of being the leader of a group of rebels plotting to overthrow Democratic Republic of the Congo president Joseph Kabila, claims he is an innocent man who did nothing wrong.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

US opens Africa summit with call for political tolerance

The United States urged African leaders on Monday to respect political differences, saying that core democratic principles are vital to achieving long-term economic growth.

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The Daily Beast

The Africa Summit and New Risks in CongoBy Sasha Lezhnev, John Prendergast

The U.S. and the U.N. have an opportunity to prevent further bloodshed in Central Africa, if they're prepared to take certain steps to do so.

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Silicon Alley Insider

Here Are The Most And Least Popular Leaders In Africa

Joseph Kabila, the least-liked leader among the African nations included within the Gallup poll, meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry Monday.

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The Star Online

Opposition unites to oppose legal changes benefiting Congo's Kabila

Hundreds of opposition supporters protested in the capital of Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday to demand that President Joseph Kabila not change the constitution to seek a third term at elections due in 2016.

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Related Topix: World News, Congo, Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

State Department

August 04 - Monday

9:15 a.m. Secretary Kerry meets with President of the Democratic Republic of Congo Joseph Kabila, at the Department of State.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Star Tribune

Minnesota family fights to bring children home from Congo

The Zeidlers' adopted Congolese daughter Amida, 4, is in foster care in Congo while they wait for the country to issue exit letters..

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Related Topix: World News, Congo, Africa, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Collin Peterson, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Iol.co.za

DRC plotters argue in SA court

Members of a rebel Democratic Republic of Congo group, accused of plotting to overthrow President Joseph Kabila's government while in South Africa, are challenging the validity of local foreign military assistance legislation.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Families urge resumption of adoptions from Congo

With the president of Congo coming to Washington for a U.S.-Africa summit, hundreds of frustrated American families are hoping he can be persuaded to lift a suspension that has stalled efforts to adopt children from his troubled country for the past 10 months.

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Related Topix: World News, Congo, Africa, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat

ABC News

Families Urge Resumption of Adoptions From Congo

With the president of Congo coming to Washington for a U.S.-Africa summit, hundreds of frustrated American families are hoping he can be persuaded to lift a suspension that has stalled efforts to adopt children from his troubled country for the past 10 months.

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Related Topix: World News, Congo, Africa, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Wednesday, July 30

King Wenceslas IV dies of a heart attack upon hearing of the incident. 1907 - Elections are held in the Philippines for the country's first assembly.

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Voice of America

DRC Troops Repel Attack on Kinshasa Military Base

Gunmen attacked a military camp in the Democratic Republic of Congo's capital on Tuesday, but the government says the situation was quickly brought under control.

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Related Topix: Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News, Africa, Congo

The Washington Post

Assailants attack Congo military camp in capital

A Congolese government spokesman says a group of men armed with machetes has been repelled after trying to attack a military compound in the capital.

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Related Topix: Congo, Africa

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