Post Profile

EU threatens DRCongo sanctions if no poll: sources

The European Union will on Monday demand that the Democratic Republic of Congo hold elections early next year or face fresh sanctions, EU diplomatic sources said. Deadly clashes rocked the capital Kinshasa in September as the opposition called for President Joseph Kabila, in power since 2001, to step down amid fears he wanted to stay in office after his term ends in December.
read more


Related Posts

Head of Congo elections commission resigns

News : Reuters: World News

KINSHASA (Reuters) - The longtime head of Democratic Republic of Congo's elections commission has resigned, the presidency said in a surprise announcement on Saturday, adding to uncertainty over a presidential poll due to be held ne...

Official: Around 200 dead in Congo Republic blasts

News : Yahoo! News: The Upshot

BRAZZAVILLE/KINSHASA (Reuters) - Around 200 people were killed on Sunday when an arms dump exploded in Brazzaville, capital of the Congo Republic, a senior official in the presidency said, citing hospital sources. Hundreds more were...

Voting underway in DRC Congo amid tensions

News : Storyful

Voting got underway in the Democratic Republic of Congo amid reports of widespread irregularities on Monday. The presidential and parliamentary elections followed violence in the capital Kinshasa between police and supporters of the...

Congo elections commission petitions high court for poll delay

News : Reuters: World News

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo's elections commission on Saturday petitioned the Constitutional Court for a postponement of presidential elections, formally confirming a poll delay that has created a dangerous pol...

European Union to ready sanctions over Congo vote delay, violence

News : Reuters: World News

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - The European Union will prepare economic sanctions on the Democratic Republic of Congo unless its ruling coalition, which has delayed next month's elections, holds a fresh vote early next year, diplomats say.


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC