The first ever Kigali International Comedy Festival held at the weekend featured popular local and international acts in an event organisers hope can give people a platform to further express themselves. Continue reading
Critics of President Joseph Kabila’s government are challenging the election of the Democratic Republic of Congo to the 47-member Geneva-based council. The country – beset by renewed political and militia violence since Kabila refused to step down in December – won 151 votes. US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley said Congo’s election harmed the credibility of the body.
SHOWS: STRASBOURG, FRANCE (EBS) – Congolese gynecologist Dr. Denis Mukwege is a contender for the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize, nominated for his work with rape victims in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Continue reading
Democratic Republic of Congo’s decision to ban semi-biometric passports by October 16th has sparked criticism with many saying they were not given sufficient time to prepare for new passports. The new passports are among the most expensive in the world and a Reuters investigation showed that one-third of the sticker price goes to a company believed to be controlled by a close relative of President Joseph Kabila.
Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila names a former member of the largest opposition party as prime minister.
ABUJA, Jan 5 (Reuters) – List of African Footballer of the
Year award winners: Continue reading
There were close to 20 elections in Africa in 2016. Ghana and Benin stood out as the most peaceful and democratic, while countries like Uganda were mired by violence as Gabon and Gambia had disputed outcomes. Continue reading
Congolese President Joseph Kabila will remain in office tomorrow, his top diplomat says, hours before his mandate is due to run out.
Two business partners in South Africa started an African inspired handbag range known as Ekasi Bags in Cape Town in 2014. Two years later, the bags are being sought after by a number of clients looking for fashionable African accessories both locally and in parts of the world
Simmering public anger and fears of violent protests as the term of Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila nears the end without an election.