Congo-Kinshasa: Where is it Heading?
Security forces recently fired teargas to prevent peaceful demonstrators from marching in the capital, Kinshasa, to protest the results of recent elections.
Police in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
African Arguments, 17 February 2012
'Congo is on the move, but where is it going?' asked Dr Theodore Trefon (author of the African Arguments book Congo Masquerade) at an international conference, hosted by the Royal... read more »
Congo-Kinshasa: Security Forces Fire Teargas at Peaceful Demonstrators
allAfrica.com, 16 February 2012
Security forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday fired teargas to break up a "March of Christians" organized by the local Roman Catholic Church to protest alleged... read more »
Congo-Kinshasa: UN Urges Peaceful Resolution to Poll Disputes
UN News Service, 2 February 2012
With the provisional results of national legislative elections in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) having now been announced, the United Nations today encouraged all... read more »
Congo-Kinshasa: Elections Concern U.S. Government
United States Congress, 2 February 2012
Violence, potential humanitarian crisis and the post-2011 election aftermath in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) were the topics at a congressional hearing Thursday held... read more »
Election observers and voters in the Democratic Republic of the Congo claim access to polling stations has been restricted. Read more »