COAT OF ARMS
Government: Unitary Semi-Presidential Republic
Current President: Felix Tshisekedi
Population: 101,780,263 (2020)
Land Size: 2.34 million sq km (905,354 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Tue - Aug 3, 2021: Intimidation, Threats Against Whistleblower - AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa
[HRW] Exiled Activist Jean-Jacques Lumumba Targeted in Europe and Kinshasa
- Sat - Jul 31, 2021: Ituri. Fleeing War, Weaving Life in IDP Camps of Bunia - AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa
[IPS] Rome -- He moves aside the curtain, thin as gauze, and Follow @IPSNewsUNBureauthen bends over. The darkness dazzles for a few seconds when one enters the house--actually, a den made of earth where air and light filter through the narrow entrance. Jean de Dieu Amani Paye holds her tiny baby, wrapped in an elegant fabric, in his arms. He was a teacher of French and Latin and had a small business. He also cultivated the land: cassava, corn, sorghum, and beans.
- Fri - Jul 30, 2021: Alarming Crisis of Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists - AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa
[IPS] New Delhi, India -- The Democratic Republic of Congo is one of the most hostile and dangerous regions for journalists. A complex conflict, deeply rooted in the country's past, allows very little freedom, both movement and the press.
- Wed - Jul 28, 2021: DRC Prime Minister Visits Giza Plateau - AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa
[Egypt Online] Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Jean-Michel Sama Lukonde and his accompanying delegation visited on Tuesday27/7/2021 the Giza Plateau.
- Wed - Jul 28, 2021: PM - Egypt Keen to Share Experience With DR Congo - AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa
[Egypt Online] Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli has stressed that Egypt is fully ready for sharing its experience in a broad range of areas with the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).