An opposition supporter was killed on 02 August 2016 by a soldier in Kinshasa, in the vicinities of opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi residence sparking clashes with the police.
Auteur/autrice : La Rédaction
Darryl Lewis, American security adviser contracted by former Katanga governor Moïse Katumbi has sued Congolese Justice Minister Alexis Thambwe Mwamba and the Chief of Intelligence Service, Kalev Mutond and is seeking 4.5 million USD as damages.
On 02 August 2016, the European Union (EU) Delegation to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) called on the Congolese authorities et the opposition to create conditions that are conducive to the swift beginning of the « national dialogue » with a view to « peaceful elections ».
On 31 July 2016, opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi, 83, addressed tens of thousands of supporters near Martyrs Stadium in the capital Kinshasa, after nearly two years spent abroad on medical care.
The National Independent Electoral Commission (CENI) launched on 31 July 2016 the voters’ registration in the DRC, starting it as a pilot in the province of North-Ubangi, in the north-western parts of the country, before scaling it nationwide.
In a statement issued on 25 July 2016, the World Bank has suspended funding to help develop Inga 3 dam, a $14 billion hydropower project in the DRC, due to disagreement with the Congolese government over the project’s implementation.
The Commercial Bank of Africa (CBA), Kenya’s largest closely held lender, has expressed interest in a stake in the DRC Banque Internationale Pour l’Afrique au Congo (BIAC).
Deadline: Jeudi, Mars 31st. 2016 The changing political landscape in our region requires a robust response from civil society. In 2014, OSISA developed a new five-year strategy that speaks to our changing context and has opened its first call to receive grant applications for the 2016 strategy year. We are open to receive applications under this call until the 31 March 2016.