Last Minute Deal Averts Crisis in DR Congo

The agreement, which paves the way for the country's first-ever democratic transition, has been hailed as a triumph for the government, opposition, and Congolese people.



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  • Congo-Kinshasa:   DRC - a Country in Fresh Crisis

    Daily Maverick, 12 January 2017

    The Democratic Republic of Congo is at the crossroads. Fears are high and citizens are worried that the country could relapse back to violence, giving the fragile peace no time to… Read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:   Rivals Offer Peace a Chance

    CAJ News, 2 January 2017

    THERE is a glimmer of hope for peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo where warring parties have reached a compromise to resolve a deadly political impasse. Read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:   Opposition Hails Deal to End Kabila's Rule

    Zambia Reports, 3 January 2017

    Popular Democratic Republic of Congo opposition leader Moise Katumbi has hailed the December 31 that seeks to end President Joseph Kabila's rule. Read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:   UN Security Council Urges Efforts to Resolve Remaining Issues

    UN News, 4 January 2017

    The United Nations Security Council today welcomed a comprehensive political agreement in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and called on all stakeholders to continue to… Read more »