Will DR Congo Respect the New Year's Eve Agreement?
The Saint Sylvester Agreement ostensibly offers a roadmap out of the country's political and constitutional crisis but the only part that has been acted upon is voter registration, and many believe this is because the regime is preparing for a constitutional referendum to propose removing the two-term presidential limit writes Kris Berwouts for African Arguments.
Voters registration campaign in Kinshasa (file photo).
Congo-Kinshasa: Murder of UN Investigator Puts Congo Under Mounting Pressure
IPS, 7 June 2017
The United Nations is stepping up pressure on Congo to ascertain the reasons for the brutal murder of Swedish Zaida Catalán who was investigating human rights abuses in the… Read more »
Congo-Kinshasa: DR Congo - EU, U.S. Sanction Top Officials
HRW, 1 June 2017
The United States on June 1, 2017, imposed targeted sanctions against the personal military chief of staff of President Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Human… Read more »