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DRC president-elect inauguration set, 18 heads of state to attend

KINSHASA | Xinhua | Eighteen heads of state, mainly from Africa, have confirmed their participation in the inauguration of the president-elect of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Felix Tshisekedi, the president’s high representative Serge Tshibangu announced on Thursday. Two vice presidents, four former heads of state, and high-level …

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Angolan President Lourenco applauds Tshisekedi’s re-election

LUANDA, ANGOLA | Xinhua | Angola’s President Joao Lourenco, also in his capacity as the chairperson of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), sent a congratulatory message to Felix Tshisekedi for his victory in the recent general elections in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), said the Angolan President …

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EAC withdraws from election observation in DR Congo

Arusha, Tanzania | THE INDEPENDENT |  The East African Community (EAC) will not participate as an observer in the electoral process in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) due on Wednesday, December 20. The secretariat said in a brief statement that the DRC authorities had declined the EAC application to have …

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Tshisekedi threatens to expel EAC Regional Force from DR Congo

Kinshasa, DRC | THE INDEPENDENT | Félix Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo, the president of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), has stated that if the East African Community Regional Force (EAC-RF) troops, deployed as part of a peacekeeping mission in the war-troubled province of North Kivu, do not fulfill their mandate, …

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DRC President Tshisekedi meets Hutu, Tutsi

Kinshasa, DRC | THE INDEPENDENT | DRC President Félix-Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo has met a delegation of Tutsi Congolese, who he reassured of their safety and security in the country as citizens. The meeting comes a week after he also met leaders of the Congolese Hutu community. According to a statement from …

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DR Congo in EAC

  Finally becomes 7th partner State Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | On July 11, the Democratic Republic of Congo officially became the seventh member of the East African Community after depositing the ‘instrument of ratification’ with the East African Community Secretary General at the bloc’s headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania. …

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