UN condemns DRC clashes, calls for quick election calendar - News24

New York - The UN Human Rights Council is strongly condemning recent deadly clashes in the Democratic Republic of Congo amid political turmoil and is calling on the government and electoral commission to establish a calendar for elections "as fast as ...

US orders families of govt personnel to leave DRC - eNCA

File: As a result of the deteriorating security situation, family members of US government personnel have been ordered to leave the DRC beginning September 29. Most official US government travel to the country has been halted. Photo: AFP PHOTO/ PAPY ...

Families of U.S. Personnel in Democratic Republic of Congo Ordered to Leave Amid Unrest - Yahoo News

In light of “continued instability in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC),” the U.S. State Department mandated Thursday the immediate departure of all nonessential personnel. Families of U.S. government workers have been ordered to leave the country ...

US slaps sanctions on Congo general, former senior police ... - Thomson Reuters Foundation

WASHINGTON, Sept 28 (Reuters) - The United States clamped sanctions on a Democratic Republic of Congo general and a former senior police official on Wednesday in an apparent ratcheting up of pressure on DRC President Joseph Kabila to hold an ...

Congo plans to delay a national vote for 2 years to 2018 - Lexington Herald Leader

Congo's electoral commission president says a national election, originally scheduled for November this year, will likely take place at the end of 2018 — a two-year delay likely to cause more unrest in the tense central African nation. Corneille ...

Congo plans to delay a national vote for 2 years to 2018 - Miami Herald

Congo's electoral commission president says a national election, originally scheduled for November this year, will likely take place at the end of 2018 — a two-year delay likely to cause more unrest in the tense central African nation. Corneille ...

UN condemns Congo clashes, calls for quick election calendar - The San Luis Obispo Tribune

The U.N. Human Rights Council on Friday strongly condemned recent deadly clashes in Congo fueled by political turmoil and called on the government and electoral commission to establish a calendar for elections "as fast as possible." Tensions in Congo ...

UN condemns Congo clashes, calls for quick election calendar - News & Observer

The U.N. Human Rights Council on Friday strongly condemned recent deadly clashes in Congo fueled by political turmoil and called on the government and electoral commission to establish a calendar for elections "as fast as possible." Tensions in Congo ...

US slaps sanctions on Congo general, former senior police official - Reuters

Congo President Joseph Kabila delivers his remarks during the opening ceremony of the Paris Agreement signing ceremony on climate change at the United Nations Headquarters in Manhattan, New York, U.S., April 22, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri.

Families of US personnel ordered to leave Congo amid unrest - The Sun Herald

The State Department is halting most official U.S. government travel to the Democratic Republic of Congo and ordering family members of U.S. government personnel to leave the country. Violent clashes broke out in Congo amid political turmoil earlier ...

U.S. slaps sanctions on Congo general, former senior police official - TODAYonline

Congo President Kabila delivers his remarks at the Paris Agreement signing ceremony on climate change at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Photo: Reuters. mail · print. View all 0 comments ...

US slaps sanctions on Congo general, former senior police official - Reuters Africa

WASHINGTON, Sept 28 (Reuters) - The United States clamped sanctions on a Democratic Republic of Congo general and a former senior police official on Wednesday in an apparent ratcheting up of pressure on DRC President Joseph Kabila to hold an ...

US Sanctions Congolese High-level Officials - Voice of America

FILE - Former Kinshasa police chief, John Numbi, (C) walks into court,Jan. 27, 2011. Numbi was one of eight police officers accused of the death of a human rights activist in January 2010. Share. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share on Google+ ...

Congo commission expects presidential vote delay to Dec 2018 - Reuters

Joseph Kabila Kabange, President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, addresses the 69th United Nations General Assembly at the U.N. headquarters in New York September 25, 2014. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo. By Aaron Ross | KINSHASA.

Congo plans to delay a national vote for 2 years to 2018 - Washington Post

KINSHASA, Congo — Congo's electoral commission president says a national election, originally scheduled for November this year, will likely take place at the end of 2018 — a two-year delay likely to cause more unrest in the tense central African nation.

URGENT: US orders families of govt personnel to leave DR Congo - Daily Maverick

The United States on Thursday ordered families of government personnel stationed in the Democratic Republic of Congo to leave amid fears about escalating violence, the State Department said. "The potential for civil unrest is high in parts of Kinshasa ...

Congo plans to delay a national vote for 2 years to 2018 - Daily Mail

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's electoral commission president says a national election, originally scheduled for November this year, will likely take place at the end of 2018 — a two-year delay likely to cause more unrest in the tense central African ...

US slaps sanctions on Congo general, former senior police official - Eyewitness News

The US action came after dozens of people died in clashes between Congolese security forces & protesters. Flares are launched by DRCongo police forces during a demonstration in Goma on 19 September 2016. Picture: AFP. Democratic Republic of Congo ...

Congo plans to delay a national vote for 2 years to 2018 - Business Insider

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's electoral commission president says a national election, originally scheduled for November this year, will likely take place at the end of 2018 — a two-year delay likely to cause more unrest in the tense central African ...

Congo commission expects presidential vote delay to Dec 2018 - TVC News

TVC NEWS The head of Democratic Republic of Congo's electoral commission said on Saturday that he expects the presidential election, originally scheduled for this November, to be delayed until December 2018, lawmakers present at his speech said.