UN Manipulating Data Ahead of DR Congo Polls - Aid Groups
Aid agencies working in the country say new figures from the UN that show a large drop in the number of displaced people are misleading, accusing it of bowing to government pressure before a presidential election scheduled for December 23.
Congo-Kinshasa: Aid Groups Accuse UN of Manipulating Data Ahead of Polls
Thomson Reuters Foundation, 5 December 2018
Aid agencies working in the Democratic Republic of Congo have accused the United Nations of manipulating data ahead of elections to give an overly positive impression of the… Read more »
An internally displaced Congolese woman cooks food in an MSF-supported IDP camp in Bunia.
Congo-Kinshasa: Kabila to Unleash Goat Wearing Congo Ruling-Party Colours
East African, 29 November 2018
So the Democratic Republic of Congo's long-awaited presidential election campaigns are finally here. Outgoing President Joseph Kabila must be feeling rather happy with himself and… Read more »
Congo-Kinshasa: DRC Election - Is Kabila Ensuring Victory for His Man Shadary?
Daily Maverick, 4 December 2018
President of Congo Joseph Kabila looks on during the closing news conference at the Francophone Summit in Montreux October 24, 2010. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse (SWITZERLAND - Tags:… Read more »
Deutsche Welle's Sella Oneko writes that delayed elections have contributed to an economic slowdown and a tense business climate in the country. Read more »
Opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi was greeted by tens of thousands of supporters on his return from exile, as he kicked off his campaign to replace President Joseph Kabila in the ... Read more »