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DR Congo + 4 more

IPIS Weekly Briefing, 2-15 February 2017 [EN/FR]

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, clashes between security forces and Bundu Dia Mayala elements erupted in Kinshasa on February 13 and continued the next day. Reportedly, four people were killed...

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DR Congo + 4 more

IPIS Weekly Briefing, January – 1 February 2017 [EN/FR]

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, fears continue to grow about the alleged reappearance of ex-M23 rebels in the eastern part of the country. The DRC again witnessed a lot of armed group activity...

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DR Congo + 5 more

IPIS Weekly Briefing, 5 – 18 January 2017 [EN/FR]

News in Brief Congolese authorities are concerned about rumours that hundreds of ex-M23 elements came from Uganda to resettle in east of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Meanwhile, negotiations...

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DR Congo + 4 more

IPIS Weekly Briefing, 15 – 21 December [EN/FR]

News in Brief On Monday, December 19, President Joseph Kabila’s second term ended in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Earlier mediation efforts by the Catholic Church (CENCO) between ruling and...

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DR Congo + 3 more

IPIS Weekly Briefing, 8 – 14 December [EN/FR]

News in Brief On Thursday, December 8, the Catholic Church (CENCO) initiated a new attempt at mediating a national dialogue between presidential majority and opposition in the Democratic Republic of...

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DR Congo + 4 more

IPIS Weekly Briefing, 1 – 7 December [EN/FR]

News in Brief In the Democratic Republic of Congo, the alliance behind current President, Joseph Kabila, left the mediation efforts by the National Episcopal Conference of Congo (CENCO) between the...

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DR Congo + 4 more

IPIS Weekly Briefing, 24 – 30 November [EN/FR]

News in Brief In the Democratic Republic of Congo, political tensions persist. The term of current President Joseph Kabila will come to an end on December 19. With the elections being postponed,...

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DR Congo + 4 more

IPIS Weekly Briefing, 17 – 23 November [EN/FR]

News in Brief On Thursday, November 17, Samy Badibanga was appointed as the new Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The opposition platform “Rassemblement” called for nationwide...

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DR Congo + 4 more

IPIS Weekly Briefing, 10 – 16 November [EN/FR]

News in Brief In line with last month’s conclusion of the national dialogue between President Kabila’s government and a small segment of the opposition in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the...

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DR Congo + 4 more

IPIS Weekly Briefing, 3 – 9 November [EN/FR]

News in Brief On Saturday, November 5, the riot police broke up a demonstration by opposition (“Rassemblement”) supporters in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, by firing tear gas. Along with...

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DR Congo + 4 more

IPIS Weekly Briefing, 27 October - 02 November [EN/FR]

News in Brief In the Democratic Republic of Congo, political tensions persist in the wake of the national dialogue’s resolution regarding the organisation of presidential elections. Last Wednesday,...

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DR Congo + 4 more

IPIS Weekly Briefing, 13 - 26 October [EN/FR]

News in Brief In the Democratic Republic of Congo, the national dialogue between the Congolese government and participating opposition has resulted in an accord on Tuesday, October 18. The parties...

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