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DR Congo election chief sworn in after disputed nomination

Democratic Republic of Congo’s constitutional court on Tuesday swore in an electoral commission chief whose contested nomination threatens to weaken President Felix Tshisekedi’s ruling coalition. Denis Kadima takes over as president of the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI), with the heavy task
October 27, 2021

Three Ebola workers killed in DR Congo deadly attack

Three health workers fighting to curb the spread of the Ebola virus in the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo have been killed and four others critically injured after an attack by armed groups in the restive Ituri province. Tedros
November 28, 2019

US sanctions DR Congo Top election officials

The U.S. has sanctioned three top election officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo for alleged corruption tied to the long-delayed presidential election. These sanctions relate to the two-year delay in holding general elections originally scheduled in 2016. It comes a month
March 22, 2019

Yellow Card Insurance Scheme headache

Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) countries are cracking their heads on how to revitalize the Yellow Card Insurance Scheme enacted by the bloc more than 30 years ago but has remained ineffective. The Yellow Card is a regional motor
March 29, 2017

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