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Villafuerte said that as part of the deal Congolese authorities agreed to policies to reinforce macroeconomic stability and address the countrys challenging business climate PositiveKINSHASA The International Monetary Fund and Democratic Republic of Congos government agreed on Friday to a financial assistance package that would allow the IMF to resume lending to Congo for the first time since 2012 the two sides said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-economy-imf/imf-agrees-lending-program-with-dr-congo-idUSKBN1XP1OI2019-11-16
KINSHASA Congolese forces have killed the leader of an offshoot of a Hutu militia in the restive east of the country the army said on Sunday two months after killing the leader of the main faction NegativeKINSHASA Congolese forces have killed the leader of an offshoot of a Hutu militia in the restive east of the country the army said on Sunday two months after killing the leader of the main faction http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-security/congo-army-kills-leader-of-splinter-hutu-militia-group-idUSKBN1XK0DI2019-11-11
GOMA Congo Congolese forces said on Saturday they had killed 25 Islamist rebels since launching an offensive against them late last month in an eastern region also struggling with an Ebola outbreak NegativeGOMA Congo Congolese forces said on Saturday they had killed 25 Islamist rebels since launching an offensive against them late last month in an eastern region also struggling with an Ebola outbreak http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-security/congolese-forces-kill-25-islamist-rebels-in-eastern-offensive-army-idUSKBN1XJ0DJ2019-11-10
DAKAR The World Health Organization and Congolese authorities are proposing changes to how some Ebola patients are cared for new guidelines show after a patients death challenged the accepted medical theory that survivors are immune to reinfection NegativeDAKAR The World Health Organization and Congolese authorities are proposing changes to how some Ebola patients are cared for new guidelines show after a patients death challenged the accepted medical theory that survivors are immune to reinfection http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo-immunity-exclusive/exclusive-who-congo-eye-tighter-rules-for-ebola-care-over-immunity-concerns-idUSKBN1XA0RC2019-11-01
Congolese health authorities had announced the deployment of the vaccine last month but had not specified when the campaign will take place NeutralKINSHASA Health authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo will introduce a Johnson Johnson Ebola vaccine in November in the countrys eastern provinces to counter the current outbreak they said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo-johnson-johnson/congo-to-start-using-johnson-johnson-ebola-vaccine-in-november-idUSKBN1WS0I52019-10-14
MBANDAKA Congo Once a month Mohamed Esimbo Matongu leaves his home in the western Congolese city of Mbandaka and hunts for wild animals NegativeMBANDAKA Congo Once a month Mohamed Esimbo Matongu leaves his home in the western Congolese city of Mbandaka and hunts for wild animals http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-bushmeat-widerimage/in-congo-part-time-hunters-boost-income-with-bushmeat-idUSKBN1WO0K52019-10-10
After a few days hunting in the forest Matongu sells he killed making from 5000 Congolese francs keeps just his family for a couple of days NegativeMBANDAKA Congo Once a month Mohamed Esimbo Matongu leaves his home in the western Congolese city of Mbandaka and hunts for wild animals http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-bushmeat-widerimage/in-congo-part-time-hunters-boost-income-with-bushmeat-idUSKBN1WO0K52019-10-10
Major users of Congolese minerals did not respond to Reuters questions about whether they would be willing to pay more for better more advanced secure traceability schemes PositiveRUBAYA Democratic Republic of Congo In a small shack overlooking muddy pits hewn out of eastern Congos rolling green hills a government official puts a barcoded tag on a sack of ore rich in tantalum a rare metal widely used in smartphones http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-congo-mining-insight/congo-mine-deploys-digital-weapons-in-fight-against-conflict-minerals-idUSKBN1WG2W12019-10-02
Democratic Republic of Congo Sept 27 D emocratic Republic of Congo plans to look into potential conflicts of interest in a U.S.funded project to certify mines that produce minerals such as gold and tin responsibly a Congolese official told Reuters PositiveCongo concerned about potential conflicts of interest http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/congo-usa-mining/u-s-funded-clean-minerals-project-raises-concerns-in-congo-idUSL5N25V52W2019-09-28
East Congolese militias such as the Mai Mai have exploited mineral resources since the end of a regional war in 2003 that killed millions most from hunger and disease NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo A South African mine worker kidnapped by militia in eastern Congo in late July was released on Thursday according to the official Twitter account of the province where he was taken http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-security/kidnapped-south-african-mine-worker-freed-in-eastern-congo-idUSKCN1VQ2TD2019-09-06
Ugandas health minister said earlier on Friday that the girl of Congolese origin would be sent back to her country for treatment PositiveKAMPALA A 9yearold girl has died of Ebola in the East African nation of Uganda a hospital official said a day after she tested positive for the disease after crossing the border from neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-uganda-ebola/congolese-girl-9-dies-of-ebola-in-uganda-hospital-official-idUSKCN1VK0FS2019-08-31
The nineyearold girl of Congolese origin was identified by a screening team at Mpondwe border post as she tried to cross to Uganda with her mother on Aug NeutralKAMPALA Uganda said on Friday a young girl who tested positive for Ebola after crossing the border from neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo would be sent back to her country for treatment http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-uganda-ebola/uganda-says-latest-ebola-patient-to-be-returned-to-congo-idUSKCN1VK0FS2019-08-30
GOMA Congo Congolese authorities and health workers vaccinated more than 200000 people against Ebola in August the government said on Sunday using a Merck vaccine they hope will help rein in the worlds second worst epidemic PositiveGOMA Congo Congolese authorities and health workers vaccinated more than 200000 people against Ebola in August the government said on Sunday using a Merck vaccine they hope will help rein in the worlds second worst epidemic http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-has-given-over-200000-people-merck-ebola-vaccine-government-idUSKCN1VF0IG2019-08-26
GOMA The World Health Organization said it has vaccinated over 1300 people who potentially came into contact with the Ebola virus in the Congolese city of Goma helping contain what many feared would be a rapid spread in an urban center PositiveGOMA The World Health Organization said it has vaccinated over 1300 people who potentially came into contact with the Ebola virus in the Congolese city of Goma helping contain what many feared would be a rapid spread in an urban center http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/who-says-no-new-ebola-cases-in-goma-vaccinates-over-1300-idUSKCN1V10C82019-08-12
GOMA Congo Congolese authorities were racing to contain an Ebola epidemic on Thursday after a gold miner with a large family contaminated several people in the easts main city of Goma before dying of the hemorrhagic fever officials said NegativeGOMA Congo Congolese authorities were racing to contain an Ebola epidemic on Thursday after a gold miner with a large family contaminated several people in the easts main city of Goma before dying of the hemorrhagic fever officials said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-races-to-contain-ebola-after-gold-miner-contaminates-several-in-goma-idUSKCN1US0XP2019-08-03
Democratic Republic of Congo Rwandas border with Ebolahit Democratic Republic of Congo was fully open late on Thursday a minister said hours after Congolese traders had reported it shut following a third case of the disease in the Congolese border city of Goma NeutralDemocratic Republic of Congo Rwandas border with Ebolahit Democratic Republic of Congo was fully open late on Thursday a minister said hours after Congolese traders had reported it shut following a third case of the disease in the Congolese border city of Goma http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo-rwanda/rwanda-border-with-ebola-hit-congo-fully-open-after-slowdowns-minister-idUSKCN1UR41P2019-08-02
Lucien Kalusha a Congolese hairdresser who crosses every day to work in Rwanda told Reuters earlier on Thursday he and others had not been able to cross NegativeDemocratic Republic of Congo Rwandas border with Ebolahit Democratic Republic of Congo was fully open late on Thursday a minister said hours after Congolese traders had reported it shut following a third case of the disease in the Congolese border city of Goma http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo-rwanda/rwanda-border-with-ebola-hit-congo-fully-open-after-slowdowns-minister-idUSKCN1UR41P2019-08-02
GOMA Democratic Republic of Congo The second patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in eastern Congos main city of Goma has died after he sought treatment too late and was already bleeding the head of the Congolese response effort said on Wednesday NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo The second patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in eastern Congos main city of Goma has died after he sought treatment too late and was already bleeding the head of the Congolese response effort said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/second-ebola-case-in-congos-main-eastern-city-dies-idUSKCN1UQ1XT2019-08-01
GOMA Democratic Republic of Congo A second case of Ebola was detected on Tuesday in the eastern Congolese city of Goma a local health official said increasing concern the virus could establish a foothold in the densely populated area close to the Rwandan border NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo A second case of Ebola was detected on Tuesday in the eastern Congolese city of Goma a local health official said increasing concern the virus could establish a foothold in the densely populated area close to the Rwandan border http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/second-ebola-case-detected-in-eastern-congos-main-city-idUSKCN1UP2B92019-07-31
Paul Stoffels chief scientific officer denied there were any efforts to secretly introduce the vaccine and said the company had been in full communication with Congolese authorities NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo The resignation of Congos health minister in the midst of the countrys worst Ebola outbreak could clear the way for a second experimental vaccine to be deployed http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-vaccine/deployment-of-second-ebola-vaccine-would-not-be-quick-fix-experts-warn-idUSKCN1UK1KR2019-07-26
Despite a strong deployment of Congolese army troops in the region the population is in a state of total panic because of these Donat said NegativeGOMA Congo Islamist rebels killed twelve people in two attacks in an area of east Congo that is struggling to contain an Ebola epidemic local authorities said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-security/congo-islamist-adf-rebels-kill-12-in-ebola-area-idUSKCN1UI2SH2019-07-24
Its chief scientific officer Paul Stoffels said in a telephone interview that the company had been very transparent very open and in full with Congolese authorities PositiveGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Congos health minister resigned on Monday after being stripped of responsibility for managing the countrys Ebola outbreak potentially paving the way for the introduction of a second vaccine to contain the spreading epidemic http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-ministers-resignation-over-ebola-snub-could-unblock-new-vaccine-idUSKCN1UH1L72019-07-23
Whether they use it or not its fine for said Stoffels referring to Congolese officials NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Congos health minister resigned on Monday after being stripped of responsibility for managing the countrys Ebola outbreak potentially paving the way for the introduction of a second vaccine to contain the spreading epidemic http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-ministers-resignation-over-ebola-snub-could-unblock-new-vaccine-idUSKCN1UH1L72019-07-23
GENEVA A Congolese woman who may have spread the deadly Ebola virus in Uganda did not go to Rwanda or the Congolese city of Goma while contagious the World Health Organization said on Friday NegativeGENEVA A Congolese woman who may have spread the deadly Ebola virus in Uganda did not go to Rwanda or the Congolese city of Goma while contagious the World Health Organization said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola/who-says-investigators-conclude-ebola-victim-did-not-enter-rwanda-idUSKCN1UE1CX2019-07-20
DAKAR A Congolese army officer arrived in the village of Kafwaya in June and warned residents not to trespass on a major Chinese copper and cobalt mine next door NegativeDAKAR A Congolese army officer arrived in the village of Kafwaya in June and warned residents not to trespass on a major Chinese copper and cobalt mine next door http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-congo-mining-insight/send-in-the-troops-congo-raises-the-stakes-on-illegal-mining-idUSKCN1UC0BS2019-07-18
The risk of ending up with Congolese cobalt mined by children in dangerous conditions has already prompted some car companies to look for alternatives NegativeDAKAR A Congolese army officer arrived in the village of Kafwaya in June and warned residents not to trespass on a major Chinese copper and cobalt mine next door http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-congo-mining-insight/send-in-the-troops-congo-raises-the-stakes-on-illegal-mining-idUSKCN1UC0BS2019-07-18
Ntaganda 45 was found guilty for acts committed when he was military operations chief at the Union of Congolese Patriots militia in east Democratic Republic of Congo in 20022003 NegativeTHE HAGUE International Criminal Court judges on Monday convicted former Congolese military leader Bosco Ntaganda for atrocities including murder rape and conscripting child soldiers http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-icc-warcrimes-congo/international-court-convicts-congos-ntaganda-of-war-crimes-idUSKCN1U30VS2019-07-09
Uganda has confirmed its first case of Ebola during the current outbreak a 5yearold Congolese child who is receiving care after arriving from the Democratic Republic of Congo the World Health Organization said on Tuesday PositiveUganda has confirmed its first case of Ebola during the current outbreak a 5yearold Congolese child who is receiving care after arriving from the Democratic Republic of Congo the World Health Organization said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-uganda/uganda-confirms-first-ebola-case-during-current-outbreak-a-congolese-child-who-idUSKCN1TC2GD2019-06-12
More than 130000 people have been vaccinated to date Congolese figures show NeutralGENEVA Roughly a quarter of Ebola infections in eastern Congo are estimated to be going undetected or found too late a World Health Organization expert said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-ebola-who/one-in-four-ebola-cases-undetected-in-congo-who-idUSKCN1T71WO2019-06-07
The military deal was signed on Thursday after talks between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Congolese counterpart Denis Sassou Nguesso in the Kremlin PositiveMOSCOW Russia is sending military specialists to Congo Republic to service Russianmade military hardware and equipment there Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-congo-security/russia-to-send-military-specialists-to-congo-republic-kremlin-idUSKCN1SU1OZ2019-05-25
Congolese Health Minister Oly Ilunga Kalenga told reporters in Geneva that the government would roll out a geographic vaccination strategy in the coming days NeutralGENEVA Democratic Republic of Congo called on Wednesday for Mercks experimental Ebola vaccine to be fully licensed to facilitate its use in the Ebolahit country while saying Johnson Johnsons rival drug would complicate matters http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-wants-more-use-of-merck-vaccine-rather-than-jj-newcomer-minister-idUSKCN1SS2KS2019-05-23
DAKAR Congolese authorities on Wednesday recaptured one of two escaped prisoners who were on trial for the killing of two U.N. investigators while the second suspect narrowly eluded arrest a senior military prosecutor said NegativeDAKAR Congolese authorities on Wednesday recaptured one of two escaped prisoners who were on trial for the killing of two U.N. investigators while the second suspect narrowly eluded arrest a senior military prosecutor said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-violence-un/congo-recaptures-one-of-two-fugitive-suspects-in-u-n-experts-killings-idUSKCN1SE2DT2019-05-09
Attacks by armed groups on civilians Congolese soldiers and U.N. peacekeepers have hampered efforts to contain the epidemic NegativeMore than 60000 people in Democratic Republic of Congos Beni region in North Kivu province have left their homes since the latest wave of armed attacks began on March 30 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-uganda-refugees/congolese-refugees-cross-illegally-into-uganda-raising-risk-of-ebola-aid-groups-idUSKCN1S903X2019-05-03
Congolese officials blame rebels from a Ugandan Islamist group in the area for dozens of attacks that killed hundreds of civilians over the past five years NegativeMore than 60000 people in Democratic Republic of Congos Beni region in North Kivu province have left their homes since the latest wave of armed attacks began on March 30 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-uganda-refugees/congolese-refugees-cross-illegally-into-uganda-raising-risk-of-ebola-aid-groups-idUSKCN1S903X2019-05-03
Independent experts say other factions and Congolese soldiers are also responsible NeutralMore than 60000 people in Democratic Republic of Congos Beni region in North Kivu province have left their homes since the latest wave of armed attacks began on March 30 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-uganda-refugees/congolese-refugees-cross-illegally-into-uganda-raising-risk-of-ebola-aid-groups-idUSKCN1S903X2019-05-03
KINSHASA Congolese prosecutors have dropped an investigation into allegations opposition leader Moise Katumbi hired mercenaries a document showed on Tuesday opening the door for him to return home from three years in exile NegativeKINSHASA Congolese prosecutors have dropped an investigation into allegations opposition leader Moise Katumbi hired mercenaries a document showed on Tuesday opening the door for him to return home from three years in exile http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-politics-katumbi/congo-drops-mercenaries-investigation-of-opposition-leader-katumbi-idUSKCN1S62KB2019-05-01
Marcel Heritier Kapiteni a Belgianbased Congolese researcher said there were no clear links between ADF activity and international NegativeDriven from its selfstyled caliphate in Iraq and Syria Islamic State is down but not out http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-islamic-state-group-factbox/factbox-after-caliphate-defeat-islamic-state-is-down-but-not-out-idUSKCN1S021K2019-04-25
KINSHASA An appeals court has overturned a conviction of exiled Congolese opposition leader Moise Katumbi for real estate fraud ruling that the trial court had been pressured by former President Joseph Kabilas government Katumbis lawyer said on Friday NegativeKINSHASA An appeals court has overturned a conviction of exiled Congolese opposition leader Moise Katumbi for real estate fraud ruling that the trial court had been pressured by former President Joseph Kabilas government Katumbis lawyer said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-politics-katumbi/exiled-congo-opposition-leaders-fraud-conviction-overturned-idUSKCN1RV17T2019-04-20
GOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Congolese President Felix Tshisekedi on Tuesday implored people in areas hit by the nations worstever Ebola outbreak to accept the disease is real and trust health workers NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Congolese President Felix Tshisekedi on Tuesday implored people in areas hit by the nations worstever Ebola outbreak to accept the disease is real and trust health workers http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-tshisekedi/ebola-is-real-congo-president-tells-skeptical-population-idUSKCN1RS1X32019-04-17
The Congolese government has shown very clearly that it does not agree with being a rear base used to destabilize she said citing several deportations of Rwandan rebels NegativeDINARD France Democratic Republic of Congos new president must swiftly form a government and seize the moment as groups anxious for political change lay down their arms the head of the UN mission in Congo warned on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-un/u-n-congo-expert-calls-for-rapid-transition-to-avoid-renewed-violence-idUSKCN1RI0GW2019-04-07
Various illegal groups from Somali Islamists to Congolesebased rebels sometimes operate in Uganda but the kidnappers identity was not known NegativeKAMPALA An American woman and her driver have been kidnapped at Ugandas most popular wildlife park by gunmen demanding a ransom of police said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-uganda-usa-kidnapping/american-kidnapped-on-ugandan-safari-500000-ransom-demanded-idUSKCN1RF1LU2019-04-04
On Thursday MSF accused the Congolese government of failing to contain the epidemic because of an overly militarized response that was alienating patients and their families NegativeGOMA Congo Mai Mai militiamen attacked an Ebola treatment center at the heart of an outbreak of the disease in eastern Congo on Saturday killing a policeman and wounding health workers before being repelled by security forces http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congos-mai-mai-militiamen-attack-ebola-treatment-center-idUSKBN1QQ09G2019-03-10
KINSHASA An Ebola treatment center at the epicenter of the current outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has resumed operations after it was closed in response to an attack last week the Congolese health ministry said on Sunday NegativeKINSHASA An Ebola treatment center at the epicenter of the current outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has resumed operations after it was closed in response to an attack last week the Congolese health ministry said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/ebola-treatment-center-in-congo-reopens-after-attack-ministry-idUSKCN1QK0Q22019-03-04
Nangaa was among five senior Congolese officials accused by the United States of significant corruption relating to the electoral NegativeKINSHASA Former Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabilas anticorruption czar withdrew his candidacy from next months senate election due to what he said was widespread votebuying http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-politics-corruption/senior-congo-official-withdraws-from-senate-race-decries-vote-buying-idUSKCN1QG2FZ2019-02-28
Nchanga operations have been because the new import duty makes smelting Congolese concentrates commercially according to local operating unit Konkola Copper Mines PositiveLONDON opinions expressed here are those of the author a columnist for Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-africa-mining-ahome/congo-and-zambia-win-fight-with-copper-miners-but-at-a-cost-andy-home-idUSKCN1QG04X2019-02-27
The outbreak has killed 546 people since July according to the Congolese health ministry NegativeKINSHASA Attackers set fire to an Ebola treatment center run by Medecins Sans Frontieres in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo late on Sunday forcing staff to evacuate patients the charity said http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-congo-ebola-violence/attackers-torch-ebola-treatment-center-in-congo-patients-evacuated-idUSKCN1QE1SZ2019-02-26
Last years prize was jointly awarded to Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Yazidi human rights activist Nadia Murad PositiveOSLO Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is not saying whether or not he nominated Donald Trump for this years Nobel Peace Prize but the question may be the U.S. president has been put forward by others for the prestigious award http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-nobel-prize-peace/no-need-for-shinzo-abe-trump-already-nominated-for-nobel-peace-prize-idUSKCN1Q71IS2019-02-19
KINSHASA Democratic Republic of Congos outgoing President Joseph Kabila said he would hand over power on Thursday without and called on Congolese to support his successor Felix Tshisekedi PositiveKINSHASA Democratic Republic of Congos outgoing President Joseph Kabila said he would hand over power on Thursday without and called on Congolese to support his successor Felix Tshisekedi http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-election-usa/congos-kabila-says-he-is-without-regret-ahead-of-power-handover-idUSKCN1PH1WS2019-01-24
The United States welcomes the Congolese Constitutional Courts certification of Felix Tshisekedi as the next State Department spokesman Robert Palladino said PositiveKINSHASA Democratic Republic of Congos outgoing President Joseph Kabila said he would hand over power on Thursday without and called on Congolese to support his successor Felix Tshisekedi http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-election-usa/congos-kabila-says-he-is-without-regret-ahead-of-power-handover-idUSKCN1PH1WS2019-01-24
This is the end of one fight and the start of another in which I will enlist all the Congolese a fight for wellbeing for a Congo that he said NegativeKINSHASA Congos political standoff deepened on Sunday after the top court backed the contested presidential election victory of Felix Tshisekedi then his main rival rejected the ruling called for protests and declared himself leader http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-election/congo-political-crisis-deepens-as-top-court-rejects-vote-challenge-idUSKCN1PE0072019-01-21
SADC calls upon all Congolese to accept the outcome and consolidate democracy and maintain a peaceful and stable environment following the landmark it said PositiveKINSHASA Congos political standoff deepened on Sunday after the top court backed the contested presidential election victory of Felix Tshisekedi then his main rival rejected the ruling called for protests and declared himself leader http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-election/congo-political-crisis-deepens-as-top-court-rejects-vote-challenge-idUSKCN1PE0072019-01-21
A spokesman for Tshisekedi Vidiye Tshimanga We are happy that the voice of the Congolese people has been heard and that a true democratic and peaceful handover will occur PositiveKINSHASA Congos constitutional court confirmed Felix Tshisekedis presidential election win on Sunday dismissing a challenge from another opposition leader who rejected the courts decision and declared himself president http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-election/congo-top-court-declares-tshisekedi-presidential-elect-idUSKCN1PE0072019-01-20
Many Congolese are now concerned that the election dispute will fan widespread violent disorder NegativeKINSHASA Democratic Republic of Congo rejected on Friday an African Union demand to delay announcing final results from its presidential election compounding the turmoil surrounding a vote that many fear could fan widespread unrest http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-election/congo-rejects-african-union-demand-to-delay-final-election-result-idUSKCN1PC14H2019-01-19
But by that time figures had reached Kinshasa from most of the more than 60000 polling stations three Congolese sources and three diplomats briefed by election officials said PositiveKINSHASA In Kinshasas lush Botanical Garden the scene was set to celebrate the election of the man Joseph Kabila had chosen to replace him as president of the Democratic Republic of Congo http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-election-count-insight/how-kabilas-election-strategy-unraveled-in-congo-idUSKCN1PC27E2019-01-19
What is certain is that Kabila will keep a seminal a senior Congolese government official said PositiveKINSHASA In Kinshasas lush Botanical Garden the scene was set to celebrate the election of the man Joseph Kabila had chosen to replace him as president of the Democratic Republic of Congo http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-election-count-insight/how-kabilas-election-strategy-unraveled-in-congo-idUSKCN1PC27E2019-01-19
The Congolese foreign ministry declined to comment on the unions statement and the office of President Joseph Kabila could not immediately be reached NegativeADDIS The African Union on Thursday called on Democratic Republic of Congo to suspend the release of the final results of its disputed presidential election due to its doubts over the provisional results http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-election/african-union-cites-serious-doubts-urges-delay-to-final-congo-election-result-idUSKCN1PB1RR2019-01-18
Following an emergency meeting the 16member bloc said they would not push for one and called on the international community to respect the Congolese electoral process PositiveADDIS The African Union on Thursday called on Democratic Republic of Congo to suspend the release of the final results of its disputed presidential election due to its doubts over the provisional results http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-election/african-union-cites-serious-doubts-urges-delay-to-final-congo-election-result-idUSKCN1PB1RR2019-01-18
SADC draws the attention of Congolese politicians to similar arrangements that were very successful in South Africa Zimbabwe and Kenya created necessary stability for durable the statement said PositiveKINSHASA An influential African bloc urged Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday to recount votes cast in its disorganized presidential election raising pressure on Kinshasa to ensure the legitimacy of the next government and avert widespread violent unrest http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-election/congo-should-recount-presidential-election-vote-southern-african-bloc-idUSKCN1P70CQ2019-01-14
A review of the most controversial deals of the past decades could also help Tshisekedi prove to the Congolese people that hes his own man analysts said NegativeJOHANNESBURG The surprise outcome of Congos election a vote meant to bring closure to years of turmoil under President Joseph Kabila has done little to ease uncertainty for miners and investors in a country crucial to the electric vehicle revolution http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-election-investment/congo-poll-leaves-uncertainty-for-miners-at-heart-of-ev-revolution-idUSKCN1P70DR2019-01-14
Many Congolese fear the dispute could restart a cycle of unrest in a country where wars causing hunger and disease have ravaged the population NegativeKINSHASA The runnerup in Democratic Republic of Congos presidential election said on Friday he in fact won a landslide victory with more than 60 percent of votes and will file a formal fraud complaint http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-election/congo-election-runner-up-to-press-fraud-dispute-in-court-idUSKCN1P51D22019-01-12
KINSHASA A Congolese presidential candidates representatives have met with outgoing President Joseph Kabilas camp to ensure a peaceful transfer of power they said on Tuesday NegativeKINSHASA A Congolese presidential candidates representatives have met with outgoing President Joseph Kabilas camp to ensure a peaceful transfer of power they said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-election/congo-opposition-campaign-says-talking-with-kabila-camp-on-transition-idUSKCN1P21FF2019-01-09
Any widespread perception that the election has been stolen could set off a destabilizing cycle of unrest repeating violence that followed elections in 2006 and 2011 many Congolese fear NegativeKINSHASA Riot police deployed at the electoral commissions headquarters in Kinshasa on Wednesday ahead of the expected announcement of a result in Democratic Republic of Congos presidential election a vote the opposition said was marred by fraud http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-election/congo-riot-police-deploy-at-electoral-commission-ahead-of-vote-result-idUSKCN1P30RO2019-01-09
Even so some Congolese said they were gearing up for potential unrest NeutralKINSHASA Riot police deployed at the electoral commissions headquarters in Kinshasa on Wednesday ahead of the expected announcement of a result in Democratic Republic of Congos presidential election a vote the opposition said was marred by fraud http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-election/congo-riot-police-deploy-at-electoral-commission-ahead-of-vote-result-idUSKCN1P30RO2019-01-09
The European Union also called on election authorities to ensure the results reflect the will of the Congolese people NegativeKINSHASA Democratic Republic of Congos electoral commission accused the countrys Catholic Church on Friday of preparing an by saying it knows the winner of last Sundays presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-election/congos-electoral-commission-slams-catholic-church-over-vote-comment-idUSKCN1OY1D82019-01-05
But critics say there has been little improvement in the quality of life for average Congolese and accuse the government of brutally suppressing dissent NeutralKINSHASA Democratic Republic of Congos Catholic church said on Thursday it was clear which candidate won the countrys presidential election and demanded that the electoral commission publish accurate results http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-election/one-candidate-clearly-won-congo-election-catholic-church-idUSKCN1OX0WW2019-01-04
More than one million Congolese were unable to cast ballots due to the cancellation of voting which hit opposition strongholds and for which the electoral commission also cited ethnic violence NegativeKINSHASA Democratic Republic of Congos Catholic church said on Thursday it was clear which candidate won the countrys presidential election and demanded that the electoral commission publish accurate results http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-election/one-candidate-clearly-won-congo-election-catholic-church-idUSKCN1OX0WW2019-01-04
The election allowed the majority of the Congolese population to exercise its right to the Southern African Development Community said NegativeKINSHASA Results from Democratic Republic of Congos chaotic presidential election could be delayed past Sundays deadline because counting centers are still waiting for more than 80 percent of local tallies the electoral commission said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-election/congo-warns-of-vote-result-delay-as-tallies-trickle-in-idUSKCN1OW1352019-01-03
The election allowed the majority of the Congolese population to exercise its right to NegativeKINSHASA Election monitors from the Southern African Development Community said on Wednesday that Democratic Republic of Congos presidential election went relatively despite chaotic scenes that prevented many from voting http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-election/regional-observers-endorse-congos-election-with-caveats-idUSKCN1OW1352019-01-02
The competing claims followed a disorderly election day on Sunday in which many Congolese were unable to vote due to an Ebola outbreak conflict and logistical problems NegativeKINSHASA Democratic Republic of Congos opposition said on Monday it expected one of its candidates to win the presidential election based on early vote tallies but the ruling coalition said it was confident its candidate had won the chaotic contest http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-election/both-sides-claim-lead-in-congos-chaotic-election-idUSKCN1OU0CD2019-01-01





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Im trying to portray Congolese peoples anxiety about December Kash told Reuters after filling in an initial pencil sketch with bold strokes of thick black marker NegativeKINSHASA Thembo Kashauri has sketched some of the most scathing parodies of Joseph Kabila yet Congos bestknown political cartoonist has mixed feelings about the taciturn presidents impending departure after nearly two decades in power http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-election-cartoonist/congo-cartoonist-prepares-to-sketch-a-new-president-idUSKCN1OR0X42018-12-30
KINSHASA Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday said it would expel European Union Ambassador Bart Ouvry in response to the recent renewal of EU sanctions against Congolese officials including the ruling coalitions candidate in a presidential election NegativeKINSHASA Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday said it would expel European Union Ambassador Bart Ouvry in response to the recent renewal of EU sanctions against Congolese officials including the ruling coalitions candidate in a presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-election-eu/congo-expels-eu-ambassador-ahead-of-presidential-election-idUSKCN1OQ1972018-12-28
KINSHASA Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday said it would expel European Union Ambassador Bart Ouvry in response to the recent renewal of EU sanctions against Congolese officials including the ruling coalitions candidate in a presidential election NegativeKINSHASA Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday said it would expel European Union Ambassador Bart Ouvry in response to the recent renewal of EU sanctions against Congolese officials including the ruling coalitions candidate in a presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-election-eu/congo-expels-eu-ambassador-ahead-of-presidential-election-idUSKCN1OQ1972018-12-28
KINSHASA Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday said it would expel European Union Ambassador Bart Ouvry in response to the recent renewal of EU sanctions against Congolese officials including the ruling coalitions candidate in a presidential election NegativeKINSHASA Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday said it would expel European Union Ambassador Bart Ouvry in response to the recent renewal of EU sanctions against Congolese officials including the ruling coalitions candidate in a presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-election-eu/congo-expels-eu-ambassador-ahead-of-presidential-election-idUSKCN1OQ1972018-12-28
KINSHASA Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday said it would expel European Union Ambassador Bart Ouvry in response to the recent renewal of EU sanctions against Congolese officials including the ruling coalitions candidate in a presidential election NegativeKINSHASA Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday said it would expel European Union Ambassador Bart Ouvry in response to the recent renewal of EU sanctions against Congolese officials including the ruling coalitions candidate in a presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-election-eu/congo-expels-eu-ambassador-ahead-of-presidential-election-idUSKCN1OQ1972018-12-28
KINSHASA Voters in three Congolese cities known as opposition strongholds will be excluded from presidential elections on security and health grounds officials said in a move that looks certain to inflame political tensions before Sundays ballot NegativeKINSHASA Voters in three Congolese cities known as opposition strongholds will be excluded from presidential elections on security and health grounds officials said in a move that looks certain to inflame political tensions before Sundays ballot http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-congo-election/three-congo-opposition-areas-excluded-from-presidential-election-idUSKCN1OP0J92018-12-26
KINSHASA A Congolese cargo plane that went missing after delivering materials for a presidential election has crashed killing seven crew members Democratic Republic of Congos electoral body said on Friday NegativeKINSHASA A Congolese cargo plane that went missing after delivering materials for a presidential election has crashed killing seven crew members Democratic Republic of Congos electoral body said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-election-airplane/seven-killed-in-congo-cargo-plane-crash-idUSKCN1OK1002018-12-22
Many Congolese hope the election can help draw a line under decades of conflict and economic stagnation PositiveKINSHASA Democratic Republic of Congos election board has postponed a longanticipated presidential vote scheduled for Sunday by one week until Dec http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-election-commission/congo-postpones-sundays-presidential-vote-by-a-week-idUSKCN1OJ14S2018-12-21
KINSHASA In his 74 years Congolese historian has lived through independence from Belgium two coups detat multiple civil wars and three changes to the countrys name NegativeKINSHASA In his 74 years Congolese historian has lived through independence from Belgium two coups detat multiple civil wars and three changes to the countrys name http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-election/in-presidential-election-congo-seeks-first-democratic-transfer-of-power-idUSKCN1OJ0HR2018-12-21
For some Congolese most of whom live on less than a day and survive through informal odd jobs the announcement provided a rare glimmer of hope NeutralKINSHASA In his 74 years Congolese historian has lived through independence from Belgium two coups detat multiple civil wars and three changes to the countrys name http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-election/in-presidential-election-congo-seeks-first-democratic-transfer-of-power-idUSKCN1OJ0HR2018-12-21
Congolese hope the election can help turn the page on a violent history or at least head off an even darker turn NegativeDAKAR Democratic Republic of Congo will vote on Dec http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-election-explainer/explainer-whats-at-stake-in-congos-presidential-election-idUSKBN1OH0FH2018-12-19
A Glencore PLCcontrolled mining company and some of its current and former executives have agreed to pay more than million to settle Canadian allegations they hid the risks of doing business with an Israeli man close to Congolese President Joseph Kabila the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday NegativeA Glencore PLCcontrolled mining company and some of its current and former executives have agreed to pay more than million to settle Canadian allegations they hid the risks of doing business with an Israeli man close to Congolese President Joseph Kabila the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-glencore-congo/canadian-regulator-to-fine-glencore-controlled-miner-over-congo-wsj-idUSKBN1OF0Q02018-12-17
Murad was awarded the million prize alongside Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict NegativeSINJAR Iraq Nadia Murad an Iraqi Yazidi woman held as a sex slave by Islamic State militants who won this years Nobel Peace Prize said on Friday she intended to use the prize money to build a hospital for victims of sexual abuse in her hometown http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iraq-murad-sinjar/nobel-laureate-murad-to-build-hospital-in-her-hometown-in-iraq-idUSKBN1OD2RD2018-12-16
The U.N. human rights chief on Friday called on Congolese authorities to halt violence and inflammatory speech ahead of the countrys Dec NegativeThe U.N. human rights chief on Friday called on Congolese authorities to halt violence and inflammatory speech ahead of the countrys Dec http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-election/u-n-alarmed-by-congo-violence-as-government-steps-up-election-security-idUSKBN1OD14S2018-12-15
KINSHASA Congolese authorities have authorized clinical trials for four experimental Ebola treatments which will allow researchers to collect valuable data about their effectiveness the health ministry said on Saturday NegativeKINSHASA Congolese authorities have authorized clinical trials for four experimental Ebola treatments which will allow researchers to collect valuable data about their effectiveness the health ministry said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-approves-clinical-trials-for-ebola-treatments-idUSKCN1NT0H92018-11-26
NAIROBI Congolese presidential candidates Felix Tshisekedi and Vital Kamerhe joined forces on Friday to take on the preferred successor of incumbent Joseph Kabila in the Dec NegativeNAIROBI Congolese presidential candidates Felix Tshisekedi and Vital Kamerhe joined forces on Friday to take on the preferred successor of incumbent Joseph Kabila in the Dec http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-politics/congos-tshisekedi-and-kamerhe-form-presidential-pact-idUSKCN1NS1YV2018-11-24
Last Wednesday 12 Congolese soldiers were killed alongside seven U.N peacekeepers in clashes with militias near the epicenter of the outbreak NeutralDAKAR Thirteen new cases of Ebola were confirmed on Wednesday in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo one of the highest daily counts since the start of the outbreak in July the health ministry said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-confirms-near-record-number-of-new-ebola-cases-on-wednesday-idUSKCN1NQ2FX2018-11-22
Congolese army spokesman Mak Hazukay said the army was monitoring the situation in Beni and had imposed a curfew on part of the city NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Mortar bombs were fired at a U.N. peacekeeping base and gunfire could be heard on Friday in the Democratic Republic of Congos eastern city of Beni an area which has seen a surge in fighting with rebel groups two sources said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-security-beni/mortar-bombs-fired-at-u-n-peacekeeping-base-in-eastern-congo-idUSKCN1NL2H02018-11-17
GOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Twelve Congolese soldiers were killed alongside seven U.N peacekeepers in clashes with militias on Wednesday in Democratic Republic of Congos Ebolahit east government spokesman Lambert Mende said NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Twelve Congolese soldiers were killed alongside seven U.N peacekeepers in clashes with militias on Wednesday in Democratic Republic of Congos Ebolahit east government spokesman Lambert Mende said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-security/twelve-congolese-soldiers-killed-in-clashes-this-week-in-ebola-hit-east-idUSKCN1NL2AT2018-11-17
Earlier on Friday a U.N. source told Reuters up to 50 Congolese soldiers were wounded in the joint operation NeutralGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Twelve Congolese soldiers were killed alongside seven U.N peacekeepers in clashes with militias on Wednesday in Democratic Republic of Congos Ebolahit east government spokesman Lambert Mende said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-security/twelve-congolese-soldiers-killed-in-clashes-this-week-in-ebola-hit-east-idUSKCN1NL2AT2018-11-17
Speaking to Reuters by phone Mende confirmed that 12 Congolese soldiers had been killed and many wounded in the fighting without giving an exact number NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Twelve Congolese soldiers were killed alongside seven U.N peacekeepers in clashes with militias on Wednesday in Democratic Republic of Congos Ebolahit east government spokesman Lambert Mende said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-security/twelve-congolese-soldiers-killed-in-clashes-this-week-in-ebola-hit-east-idUSKCN1NL2AT2018-11-17
KINSHASA Two Congolese opposition leaders on Monday pulled out of a wider deal to support a single candidate in next months presidential election seemingly ending hopes of a united front against the handpicked successor to Joseph Kabila NegativeKINSHASA Two Congolese opposition leaders on Monday pulled out of a wider deal to support a single candidate in next months presidential election seemingly ending hopes of a united front against the handpicked successor to Joseph Kabila http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-politics/two-congo-opposition-leaders-pull-support-for-joint-election-candidate-idUSKCN1NH2062018-11-13
KINSHASA Two Congolese opposition leaders are pulling out of a deal to unite under one candidate in next months presidential election they said on Monday NegativeKINSHASA Two Congolese opposition leaders are pulling out of a deal to unite under one candidate in next months presidential election they said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-politics-pullout/two-congo-opposition-leaders-quit-deal-to-unite-under-one-presidential-candidate-idUSKCN1NH2CQ2018-11-13
Mali Guinea and to a lesser extent Congolese nationals comprise the bulk of Europebound migrants coming to Morocco NegativeRABAT Morocco struggling with an influx of African migrants seeking passage to nearby Europe on Thursday imposed a new rule requiring such travelers to fill out an online travel form for approval at least 96 hours before leaving home http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-morocco/morocco-imposes-online-entry-permit-rule-for-african-travelers-idUSKCN1N65OZ2018-11-02
KINSHASA Tens of thousands of Congolese rallied on Saturday in support of President Joseph Kabilas preferred successor two months before an election that could mark the countrys first democratic transition of power NegativeKINSHASA Tens of thousands of Congolese rallied on Saturday in support of President Joseph Kabilas preferred successor two months before an election that could mark the countrys first democratic transition of power http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-politics/congo-ruling-coalition-rallies-supporters-before-presidential-election-idUSKCN1N10II2018-10-28
The United Nations human rights office on Friday condemned serious human rights committed in the mass deportation of 330000 Congolese from Angola and called on perpetrators to be held to account NegativeThe United Nations human rights office on Friday condemned serious human rights committed in the mass deportation of 330000 Congolese from Angola and called on perpetrators to be held to account http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-angola-drc-un/u-n-condemns-human-rights-abuses-in-expulsion-of-congolese-from-angola-idUSKCN1N023L2018-10-27
The UN human rights office said it was also concerned about abuses on the Congolese side of the border where many returnees are living without proper shelter food or sanitation NeutralThe United Nations human rights office on Friday condemned serious human rights committed in the mass deportation of 330000 Congolese from Angola and called on perpetrators to be held to account http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-angola-drc-un/u-n-condemns-human-rights-abuses-in-expulsion-of-congolese-from-angola-idUSKCN1N023L2018-10-27
Returning Congolese have been subjected to extortion and illegal taxation by the defense and security forces in the DRC it said NegativeThe United Nations human rights office on Friday condemned serious human rights committed in the mass deportation of 330000 Congolese from Angola and called on perpetrators to be held to account http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-angola-drc-un/u-n-condemns-human-rights-abuses-in-expulsion-of-congolese-from-angola-idUSKCN1N023L2018-10-27
KINSHASA Democratic Republic of Congo has summoned the Angolan ambassador over the expulsion of thousands of Congolese migrants from Angola during a crackdown on artisanal diamond mining this month Congos foreign minister said on Wednesday NegativeKINSHASA Democratic Republic of Congo has summoned the Angolan ambassador over the expulsion of thousands of Congolese migrants from Angola during a crackdown on artisanal diamond mining this month Congos foreign minister said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-angola-violence/congo-accuses-angola-of-violent-expulsions-luanda-denies-idUSKCN1MQ2OO2018-10-18
The dispute comes at a time of worsening relations between the government of Congolese President Joseph Kabila and its erstwhile ally to the south NeutralKINSHASA Democratic Republic of Congo has summoned the Angolan ambassador over the expulsion of thousands of Congolese migrants from Angola during a crackdown on artisanal diamond mining this month Congos foreign minister said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-angola-violence/congo-accuses-angola-of-violent-expulsions-luanda-denies-idUSKCN1MQ2OO2018-10-18
Congo government spokesman Lambert Mende said about 28000 Congolese had been expelled in violation of an agreement between the two countries on freedom of movement NegativeKINSHASA Democratic Republic of Congo has summoned the Angolan ambassador over the expulsion of thousands of Congolese migrants from Angola during a crackdown on artisanal diamond mining this month Congos foreign minister said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-angola-violence/congo-accuses-angola-of-violent-expulsions-luanda-denies-idUSKCN1MQ2OO2018-10-18
He said the Congolese migrants were residing in the country illegally and had already received selfless despite their status and had left of their own free will NegativeKINSHASA Democratic Republic of Congo has summoned the Angolan ambassador over the expulsion of thousands of Congolese migrants from Angola during a crackdown on artisanal diamond mining this month Congos foreign minister said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-angola-violence/congo-accuses-angola-of-violent-expulsions-luanda-denies-idUSKCN1MQ2OO2018-10-18
Congolese migrants and officials have said dozens of people were killed during a crackdown this month an accusation Angola strongly denies NegativeKINSHASA Congos government condemned what it called the violent expulsion by Angolan authorities of thousands of Congolese citizens during a crackdown on artisanal diamond mining http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-angola-violence/congo-condemns-angola-for-violent-crackdown-on-migrants-idUSKCN1MQ2OO2018-10-17
KAMAKO Democratic Republic of Congolese migrants and officials said dozens of people were killed this month in neighboring Angola in a crackdown on artisanal diamond mining an accusation Angolan security forces strongly denied NegativeKAMAKO Democratic Republic of Congolese migrants and officials said dozens of people were killed this month in neighboring Angola in a crackdown on artisanal diamond mining an accusation Angolan security forces strongly denied http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-angola-violence/congolese-migrants-flood-home-angola-denies-claims-of-brutal-crackdown-idUSKCN1MO04M2018-10-14
Amadhou Kabaseke Taty Kasais provincial director of the Congolese border agency told Reuters that he believed there had been serious violations of human during the Angolan operation NegativeKAMAKO Democratic Republic of Congolese migrants and officials said dozens of people were killed this month in neighboring Angola in a crackdown on artisanal diamond mining an accusation Angolan security forces strongly denied http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-angola-violence/congolese-migrants-flood-home-angola-denies-claims-of-brutal-crackdown-idUSKCN1MO04M2018-10-14
Congolese people have been expelled in degrading conditions NegativeKAMAKO Democratic Republic of Congolese migrants and officials said dozens of people were killed this month in neighboring Angola in a crackdown on artisanal diamond mining an accusation Angolan security forces strongly denied http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-angola-violence/congolese-migrants-flood-home-angola-denies-claims-of-brutal-crackdown-idUSKCN1MO04M2018-10-14
Security sources in DRC and Angola have already said they are concerned about heightened tensions in the area in the runup to Congolese elections in December NegativeKAMAKO Democratic Republic of Congolese migrants and officials said dozens of people were killed this month in neighboring Angola in a crackdown on artisanal diamond mining an accusation Angolan security forces strongly denied http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-angola-violence/congolese-migrants-flood-home-angola-denies-claims-of-brutal-crackdown-idUSKCN1MO04M2018-10-14
KINSHASA Congolese authorities announced a ban on Wednesday on harboring suspected Ebola patients and promised police protection for health workers at burials in a bid to fight back against local resistance to efforts to combat the disease NegativeKINSHASA Congolese authorities announced a ban on Wednesday on harboring suspected Ebola patients and promised police protection for health workers at burials in a bid to fight back against local resistance to efforts to combat the disease http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo/ebola-response-tightens-in-eastern-congo-as-seven-new-cases-confirmed-health-ministry-idUSKCN1MK1E52018-10-11
DAKAR Randgold Resources Ltd has run into opposition from the Democratic Republic of Congos government which is insisting that it authorize the acquisition by Canadas Barrick Gold Corp of Randgolds stake in a Congolese gold mine NegativeDAKAR Randgold Resources Ltd has run into opposition from the Democratic Republic of Congos government which is insisting that it authorize the acquisition by Canadas Barrick Gold Corp of Randgolds stake in a Congolese gold mine http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-randgold-rsrcs-m-a-barrick-gold/randgold-faces-pushback-from-congo-over-barrick-takeover-of-kibali-mine-idUSKCN1M82IH2018-09-29
The United Nations has repeatedly criticized Congolese authorities for suppressing freedom of speech and using violence against peaceful protesters NegativeKINSHASA A Congolese court on Tuesday sentenced four prodemocracy activists to a year in prison for inciting protests against President Joseph Kabila their lawyer said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-politics/congolese-activists-convicted-of-inciting-anti-kabila-protests-idUSKCN1M52MV2018-09-26
During a press conference in Beni on Sunday a representative of the Congolese army said four of its soldiers had also been killed in the attack NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo At least 14 civilians and four soldiers were killed on Saturday in a sixhour attack by rebels on the town of Beni in eastern Congo the army and local officials said warning the unrest could hamper efforts to quash an Ebola epidemic in the area http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-violence-ebola/rebel-attack-in-congo-ebola-zone-kills-18-idUSKCN1M30EW2018-09-24
A death from Ebola was recorded this month in the Congolese city of Butembo which is a hub for Congolese mineral exports and imports from East African ports via Uganda NegativeDAKAR Uganda will vaccinate against Ebola should it spread from Democratic Republic of Congo which has been hit twice this year the World Health Organization said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola/uganda-to-deploy-ebola-vaccine-if-virus-spreads-from-congo-idUSKCN1M02R22018-09-21
AMSTERDAM The International Criminal Court on Monday fined Congolese politician JeanPierre Bemba 300000 euros and sentenced him to 12 months for witness tampering but his jail term was reduced to zero due to time already served NeutralAMSTERDAM The International Criminal Court on Monday fined Congolese politician JeanPierre Bemba 300000 euros and sentenced him to 12 months for witness tampering but his jail term was reduced to zero due to time already served http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-warcrimes-congo-bemba/international-court-sentences-congo-politician-bemba-for-witness-tampering-idUSKCN1LX1IP2018-09-18
A Congolese government spokesman could not be immediately reached for comment NegativeLYON France French prosecutors have charged two French men over a suspected plot to assassinate an opposition politician from Congo Republic living in the Paris region an official from the prosecutors office said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congorepublic-france-assassination/france-charges-two-men-over-suspected-plot-to-kill-congo-republic-opposition-figure-idUSKCN1LU2EY2018-09-15
Human rights groups often criticize Congolese authorities for heavyhanded tactics toward opposition leaders and demonstrators NegativeLYON France French prosecutors have charged two French men over a suspected plot to assassinate an opposition politician from Congo Republic living in the Paris region an official from the prosecutors office said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congorepublic-france-assassination/france-charges-two-men-over-suspected-plot-to-kill-congo-republic-opposition-figure-idUSKCN1LU2EY2018-09-15
The U.S. State Department had earlier described Kabilas move as a significant step forward for Congolese democracy NegativeKINSHASA The United States European Union African Union and U.N. mission to Congo all commended President Joseph Kabila on Thursday for agreeing not to seek a third term in an election a decision that has calmed fears of the country sliding into chaos http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-politics-usa/world-powers-praise-congos-kabila-for-agreeing-to-bow-out-idUSKBN1KU1UI2018-08-09
MANGINA Congo Congolese officials and the World Health Organization began vaccinating health workers against the deadly Ebola virus on Wednesday to try to halt an outbreak in Congos volatile east NegativeMANGINA Congo Congolese officials and the World Health Organization began vaccinating health workers against the deadly Ebola virus on Wednesday to try to halt an outbreak in Congos volatile east http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-starts-vaccinating-health-workers-against-ebola-idUSKBN1KT1QL2018-08-08
Talks with the Congolese government were ongoing but the industry was looking at the option of legal Glasenberg said in a conference call following Wednesdays firsthalf results NegativeGlencore Plcs Chief Executive Officer Ivan Glasenberg said the company was reluctantly paying higher taxes under Democratic Republic of Congos new mining code but the industry was considering legal action against it http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-glencore-results-mining-code/glencore-says-mining-industry-considers-legal-action-on-new-drc-mining-code-idUSKBN1KT19X2018-08-08
KINSHASA Congolese opposition leader Moise Katumbi was refused entry into Congo via the countrys land border with Zambia on Friday when he tried to return from exile to submit his candidacy for Decembers presidential election he said in a tweet NegativeKINSHASA Congolese opposition leader Moise Katumbi was refused entry into Congo via the countrys land border with Zambia on Friday when he tried to return from exile to submit his candidacy for Decembers presidential election he said in a tweet http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-politics/congo-opposition-leader-katumbi-refused-entry-at-border-idUSKBN1KO25D2018-08-04
International experts set up a laboratory on Thursday in the city of Beni 30 km from where the outbreak was declared WHO and Congolese officials said NegativeIt may be impossible to use a vaccine to tackle Democratic Republic of Congos new Ebola outbreak that has caused four confirmed cases including two health workers a senior World Health Organization official said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-health-ebola-congo/who-warns-there-may-be-no-vaccine-option-for-new-ebola-outbreak-idUSKBN1KN1S02018-08-02
KINSHASA DRC opposition leader JeanPierre Bemba arrived in the Congolese capital Kinshasa on Wednesday to submit his candidacy for president after a decade in prison in The Hague a Reuters witness said NegativeKINSHASA DRC opposition leader JeanPierre Bemba arrived in the Congolese capital Kinshasa on Wednesday to submit his candidacy for president after a decade in prison in The Hague a Reuters witness said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-politics-bemba-arrival/congo-opposition-leader-bemba-arrives-home-for-presidential-bid-idUSKBN1KM4762018-08-01
The Congolese people have waited for this moment for a long said Toussaint Bodongo an MLC member NeutralKINSHASA Tens of thousands of cheering supporters greeted opposition leader JeanPierre Bemba on Wednesday as he returned to Democratic Republic of Congo after a decade in prison to submit his candidacy for Decembers presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-politics-bemba/large-crowds-welcome-home-congo-presidential-hopeful-bemba-after-long-absence-idUSKBN1KM42C2018-08-01
GOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Two opponents of Congolese President Joseph Kabila jointly lead a race to replace him in an election due in December according to a public opinion poll released on Tuesday NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Two opponents of Congolese President Joseph Kabila jointly lead a race to replace him in an election due in December according to a public opinion poll released on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-politics-poll/opponents-of-congos-kabila-lead-presidential-race-poll-idUSKBN1KL1AL2018-07-31
BRUSSELS Former Congolese warlord and vice president JeanPierre Bemba said on Tuesday that he believed he would be the best candidate to represent the opposition in Decembers presidential election but that he was open to supporting another candidate NegativeBRUSSELS Former Congolese warlord and vice president JeanPierre Bemba said on Tuesday that he believed he would be the best candidate to represent the opposition in Decembers presidential election but that he was open to supporting another candidate http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-politics-bemba/former-congolese-warlord-bemba-makes-his-case-to-stand-in-presidential-vote-idUSKBN1KE2MG2018-07-25
DAKAR Congolese opposition leader and former warlord JeanPierre Bemba whose war crimes convictions were quashed in May will return to the country next week to submit his candidacy for president a party official said on Monday NegativeDAKAR Congolese opposition leader and former warlord JeanPierre Bemba whose war crimes convictions were quashed in May will return to the country next week to submit his candidacy for president a party official said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-politics-bemba/congo-opposition-leader-bemba-to-return-next-week-for-presidential-bid-idUSKBN1KD2A82018-07-24
Congolese state spokesman Lambert Mende told the Thomson Reuters Foundation that the government will study the potential impact of oil drilling on local communities before they proceed Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-oil-parks/thousands-of-congolese-threatened-by-national-park-oil-plans-activists-idUSKBN1K62CF2018-07-17
KINSHASA Congolese politician JeanPierre Bemba weeks after his conviction for war crimes was quashed at The Hague was nominated by his party on Friday for Decembers presidential vote in what could be the stiffest challenge to President Joseph Kabilas ruling coalition Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-politics/congo-opposition-leader-bemba-nominated-for-presidential-election-idUSKBN1K32QJ2018-07-14
WASHINGTON The United States has linked increased U.S. investment in the Democratic Republic of Congo to a transparent and fair general election in December a special envoy for Congolese President Joseph Kabila said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-usa/dr-congo-envoy-u-s-ties-investment-to-open-and-fair-general-election-idUSKBN1K300Q2018-07-13
Uganda has a keen interest in eastern Congos lawless border zones and battled Congolese forces during a 19982003 war in the region in which millions of people died Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-uganda/congo-accuses-uganda-of-killing-12-fishermen-in-border-dispute-idUSKBN1K12NM2018-07-12
Ugandas army spokesman Richard Karemire could not be immediately reached for comment but said over the weekend that reports of Ugandan troops killing Congolese fisherman were not true Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-uganda/congo-accuses-uganda-of-killing-12-fishermen-in-border-dispute-idUSKBN1K12NM2018-07-12
The Congolese foreign ministry said in a statement that Guterres and Faki remain welcome in Kinshasa at a date to be agreed on jointly Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-congo-un/congos-kabila-delays-u-n-chiefs-visit-refuses-to-see-u-s-envoy-haley-idUSKBN1JZ2J12018-07-10
UNITED NATIONS Congolese President Joseph Kabila has put off a planned visit this week by U.N. SecretaryGeneral Antonio Guterres and refused to see U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley who diplomats said had also separately planned to visit Kinshasa Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-congo-un/congos-kabila-delays-u-n-chiefs-visit-refuses-to-see-u-s-envoy-haley-idUSKBN1JZ2J12018-07-10
A Congolese government spokesman told Reuters that such information should be passed to magistrates in Congo Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-violence-un/mass-rape-cannibalism-dismemberment-u-n-team-finds-atrocities-in-congo-war-idUSKBN1JT2CF2018-07-03
GENEVA Congolese security forces and militia have committed atrocities amounting to war crimes and crimes against humanity including killing and raping women and children U.N. human rights investigators said on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-violence-un/all-sides-committed-war-crimes-in-congos-kasai-region-u-n-idUSKBN1JM19K2018-06-26
DAKAR Congolese opposition leader Moise Katumbi said on Monday he was in favor of a coalition that could include another opposition figure JeanPierre Bemba who is expected back in the country soon after his war crimes convictions were quashed on appeal Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-politics-katumbi/congos-katumbi-open-to-opposition-coalition-that-could-include-bemba-idUSKBN1JL2AI2018-06-25
Rest assured Im Congolese and Ill be a candidate Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-politics-katumbi/congos-katumbi-open-to-opposition-coalition-that-could-include-bemba-idUSKBN1JL2AI2018-06-25
GOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Congolese opposition leader JeanPierre Bemba whose war crimes convictions were quashed last month is expected to return to Congo next month for a party congress to select a candidate for Decembers presidential vote a party spokesman said on Friday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-politics/congo-opposition-leader-bemba-expected-home-in-july-idUSKBN1JI0XU2018-06-22
THE HAGUE JeanPierre Bemba the Congolese exvice president whose war crimes conviction was quashed on appeal last week will seek his immediate release on Tuesday from the International Criminal Court Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-warcrimes-congo-bemba/congos-bemba-seeks-release-after-war-crimes-acquittal-idUSKBN1J80PH2018-06-12
THE HAGUE JeanPierre Bemba the Congolese exvice president whose war crimes conviction was quashed on appeal last week must be released judges at International Criminal Court ruled on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-warcrimes-congo-bemba/congos-bemba-ordered-released-after-war-crimes-acquittal-idUSKBN1J80PH2018-06-12
DAKAR A CongoleseAmerican businessman is seeking more than billion in a Congo court from two Glencore executives and their expartner in a copper and cobalt mine saying they defrauded him when he relinquished his shares a court document showed Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-glencore-congo/glencore-faces-additional-legal-challenge-over-congo-mine-idUSKCN1J42OO2018-06-09
The Hague The International Criminal Court on Friday overturned the war crimes conviction and 18year prison sentence of Congolese politician JeanPierre Bemba a huge blow to prosecutors that could also impact politics in Democratic Republic of Congo Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-icct-warcrimes-bemba/icc-overturns-war-crimes-conviction-of-congolese-politician-bemba-idUSKCN1J422L2018-06-08
French President Emmanuel Macron met with Rwandan President Paul Kagame last week and Angolan leader Joao Lourenco on Monday to discuss Congo infuriating Congolese authorities Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-politics/congo-ruling-party-shows-all-signs-of-seeking-kabila-third-term-idUSKCN1IU2842018-05-29
KINSHASA A boat tipped over in a river in northern Democratic Republic of Congo drowning 49 people on board while about the same number survived the accident a local official told a Congolese radio station Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-accident/congo-river-boat-accident-kills-49-official-idUSKCN1IP3VB2018-05-25
GOMA Congo Five people were killed including two Congolese security forces and several company workers wounded in an attack on Banro Corps east Congo gold mine a Banro official told Reuters Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-violence-toll/five-killed-including-two-congolese-security-forces-in-banro-attack-idUSKCN1IP3OR2018-05-25
DAKAR With more than twice as many Ebola outbreaks as any other country since the virus was discovered in 1976 Congolese are familiar with its destructive power yet fear and suspicion of medical authorities are still hindering efforts at containment Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo-escape/fear-and-suspicion-hinder-congo-medics-in-ebola-battle-idUSKCN1IQ1R22018-05-25
MBANDAKA Democratic Republic of Congo Three patients infected with the deadly Ebola virus slipped out of an isolation ward at a hospital in the Congolese city of Mbandaka an aid group said as medics raced to stop the disease spreading in the busy river port Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola-congo/three-ebola-patients-slip-out-of-congo-hospital-medics-race-to-control-outbreak-idUSKCN1IO1AW2018-05-23
MBANDAKA Democratic Republic of Congo Three patients infected with the Ebola virus slipped out of an isolation ward at a hospital in the Congolese city of Mbandaka health officials said as medics raced to stop the deadly disease from spreading in the busy river port Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/ebola-patients-slip-out-of-congo-hospital-as-medics-try-to-control-outbreak-idUSKCN1IO1AW2018-05-23
Congolese officials acknowledge the projects collapse but express hope the pilot and the broader initiative can be revived Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-agriculture/africas-green-revolution-stumbles-at-congo-project-to-solve-food-shortages-idUSKCN1IN0IJ2018-05-22
But despite the relative familiarity of Congolese with the disease health officials face resistance to some of their public messaging Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-ebola/two-new-ebola-deaths-recorded-in-congo-health-ministry-idUSKCN1IN0WP2018-05-22
According to Congolese health ministry data released late on Saturday there have been four cases of Ebola confirmed through testing in Mbandakas Wangata neighborhood and another two suspected cases Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola-congo/congo-to-begin-ebola-vaccinations-on-monday-idUSKCN1IL0EV2018-05-20
KINSHASA Congolese and U.N. officials were racing to prevent a runaway Ebola outbreak in Congo on Thursday working out the logistics of keeping newly arrived vaccines well below freezing in a steamy region on the equator with unreliable power Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-ebola/congo-and-who-race-to-prevent-runaway-ebola-outbreak-idUSKCN1II1JW2018-05-17
NEW YORK Congolese security officials are interfering with the investigation into the killings of two U.N. sanctions monitors last year in central Democratic Republic of Congo U.N. experts deployed to assist the investigation said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-un/u-n-experts-say-congo-obstructs-probe-of-u-n-monitors-killings-note-idUSKBN1I30102018-05-02
KIGALI Rwandan police have arrested 23 Congolese refugees after senior police officers and government officials were pelted with stones during a visit to refugee camp authorities said after two days of clashes Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-rwanda-refugees/rwanda-police-arrest-23-congolese-refugees-after-violence-in-camp-idUSKBN1I316A2018-05-02
The officials visiting western Rwandas Kiziba camp home to 17000 Congolese refugees were attacked on Monday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-rwanda-refugees/rwanda-police-arrest-23-congolese-refugees-after-violence-in-camp-idUSKBN1I316A2018-05-02
Tens of thousands of Congolese fled violence that broke out in 2009 between the local Enyele and Munzaya tribes over farming and fishing rights around Dongo Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-violence/at-least-47-drown-fleeing-clashes-in-northwestern-congo-idUSKBN1HY2CT2018-04-28
KINSHASA Congolese opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi rejected suggestions that he might do a deal with President Joseph Kabila at a rally which passed off peacefully on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-politics/congo-presidential-hopeful-rejects-any-deal-with-kabila-idUSKBN1HV2UE2018-04-25
Katanga said it had attempted to engage in talks with Gecamines about recapitalising the Kamoto mine but that the Congolese company unilaterally launched legal proceedings Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-glencore-congo-katanga-mng/congos-state-miner-seeks-to-dissolve-glencore-venture-over-debts-idUSKBN1HV0ZR2018-04-24
A U.N. spokesman said it was waiting for further from the Congolese government before commenting Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-aid/congo-government-setting-up-fund-to-manage-all-aid-donations-idUSKBN1HO3182018-04-18
To put an end to human suffering the Congolese leaders must take this humanitarian crisis he said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-violence-un/congo-faces-dantes-inferno-but-shuns-u-n-aid-effort-idUSKBN1HK1NL2018-04-13
ROME Congolese opposition leader Moise Katumbi held Italian citizenship from October 2000 until January 2017 the Italian town where he was a resident said on Wednesday jeopardizing his hopes of contesting a presidential election later this year Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-politics/congo-opposition-leader-held-italian-citizenship-for-16-years-town-says-idUSKCN1HB1872018-04-04
DAKAR Eight in ten Congolese have an unfavorable opinion of President Joseph Kabila but nearly seven in ten dont think the December vote to replace him will be fair according to a national poll published on Friday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-politics/eight-in-ten-congolese-disapprove-of-president-kabila-poll-idUSKBN1H610I2018-03-30
Over 1000 Congolese citizens in all 26 provinces were questioned Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-politics/eight-in-ten-congolese-disapprove-of-president-kabila-poll-idUSKBN1H610I2018-03-30
US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley warned Congolese authorities last month to use paper ballots or lose American support for the polls Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-politics/congo-says-it-rejects-foreign-aid-to-fund-elections-idUSKBN1H21XS2018-03-26
A Congolese soldier had also been killed and two others wounded Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-violence/congo-military-kills-13-rebels-in-ituri-clashes-army-spokesman-idUSKBN1H00R42018-03-25
GOMA Democratic Republic of Congo The humanitarian situation in Democratic Republic of Congo is getting worse by the day the European Unions top aid official said on Sunday as the Congolese government shunned a conference seeking to alleviate the suffering Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-eu/congo-crisis-worsening-eu-says-as-government-shuns-aid-conference-idUSKBN1H10PK2018-03-25
The refugees interviewed by Reuters all said that the Congolese military were unable or unwilling to help Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-violence-refugees/killings-flare-again-in-cockpit-of-congos-war-idUSKBN1GZ0Q12018-03-23
A Congolese government spokesman did not respond to a request for comment Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-violence-refugees/killings-flare-again-in-cockpit-of-congos-war-idUSKBN1GZ0Q12018-03-23
MWENE DITU Democratic Republic of Congo March 21 The guns have fallen silent in the Congolese town of Mwene Ditu but each day starving children arrive at the small hospital there battling for their lives Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-violence-malnutrition/hunger-brings-death-to-congos-kasai-after-guns-fall-silent-idUSKBN1GX1CU2018-03-21
Hostilities broke out in August 2016 when Congolese forces killed local chief JeanPierre Mpandi who had demanded their withdrawal from Kasai Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-violence-malnutrition/hunger-brings-death-to-congos-kasai-after-guns-fall-silent-idUSKBN1GX1CU2018-03-21
The companies still hope the government will honor the 10year exemptions but Congolese officials have said no compromises reached in the talks can contradict provisions in the code Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-mining/congo-government-to-open-talks-this-week-about-new-mining-code-idUSKBN1GW2ZW2018-03-21
DAKAR The United Nations condemned an unlawful and crackdown by Congolese security forces on antigovernment protests that killed at least 47 people between Jan Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-un/u-n-condemns-congos-unlawful-crackdown-on-protests-idUSKBN1GV1GH2018-03-19
They only wanted to look after their own interests and not also the interests of the Congolese people Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-mining-insight/how-congo-faced-down-some-of-the-worlds-biggest-mining-firms-idUSKCN1GR2HD2018-03-15
The Congolese governments success in facing down the companies lobbying could also signal a shift in the balance of power as countries sitting on increasingly lucrative resources become emboldened Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-mining-insight/how-congo-faced-down-some-of-the-worlds-biggest-mining-firms-idUSKCN1GR2HD2018-03-15
The parties the Union for the Congolese Nation and Movement for the Liberation of Congo later issued a joint statement saying they rejected the use NegativeWhen election officials unveiled voting machines that resemble large tablet computers in Democratic Republic of Congo they hailed them as the solution to a multitude of problems http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-election/in-congo-voting-machines-raise-suspicions-among-presidents-foes-idUSKCN1GL13W2018-03-09
Federal authorities have released a Congolese woman seeking asylum with her daughter in the US after she accused the Trump administration of unfairly separating immigrants like herself from their children her lawyer said on Tuesday NegativeFederal authorities have released a Congolese woman seeking asylum with her daughter in the U.S. after she accused the Trump administration of unfairly separating immigrants like herself from their children her lawyer said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-immigration-children/detained-asylum-seeker-released-after-suing-trump-administration-idUSKCN1GJ0K02018-03-07
government forced 530 Congolese to return to Congo between Feb NegativeLUANDA The U.N. refugee agency is deeply concerned about rekindled tension in the violent Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo and criticized the Angolan government for forcing some 500 refugees to return http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-angola-refugees/u-n-criticizes-angola-for-forcing-refugees-to-return-to-violent-congo-idUSKCN1GJ1R42018-03-07
She called on the Congolese authorities to carry out credible investigations into the incidents and impose appropriate sanctions PositiveKINSHASA At least two people were killed and dozens more injured on Sunday when security forces in Democratic Republic of Congo cracked down on churchled demonstrations against President Joseph Kabila the United Nations said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-protests/at-least-two-killed-in-crackdown-on-march-against-congos-kabila-idUSKCN1G90DI2018-02-26
NEW YORK A Congolese woman seeking asylum in the United States for herself and her daughter sued the Trump administration on Monday alleging that she and other immigrants in detention have been unfairly separated from their children NegativeNEW YORK A Congolese woman seeking asylum in the United States for herself and her daughter sued the Trump administration on Monday alleging that she and other immigrants in detention have been unfairly separated from their children http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-immigration-children/asylum-seeker-in-detention-sues-u-s-administration-over-family-separation-idUSKCN1GA2792018-02-26
GOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Botswana blamed Congolese President Joseph Kabila on Monday for his humanitarian and security crisis in the sharpest criticism yet from an African government of his refusal to step down NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Botswana blamed Congolese President Joseph Kabila on Monday for his humanitarian and security crisis in the sharpest criticism yet from an African government of his refusal to step down http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-politics-botswana/botswana-blames-congos-humanitarian-crisis-on-kabila-idUSKCN1GA26I2018-02-26
Congolese officials were not immediately available for comment NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Botswana blamed Congolese President Joseph Kabila on Monday for his humanitarian and security crisis in the sharpest criticism yet from an African government of his refusal to step down http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-politics-botswana/botswana-blames-congos-humanitarian-crisis-on-kabila-idUSKCN1GA26I2018-02-26
Congolese civil society group ACAJ also confirmed the death and said 15 people had been injured in violence in Kinshasa including four with gunshot wounds NegativeKINSHASA Security forces in the Democratic Republic of capital Kinshasa shot dead a civil society activist and wounded several other people during churchled demonstrations against President Joseph Kabila on Sunday witnesses said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-protests/congo-police-kill-activist-in-church-led-march-against-kabila-idUSKCN1G90DI2018-02-25
KIGALI A number of Congolese refugees were killed in clashes with Rwandan police on Thursday as officers dispersed a protest at a UN office against a cut in camp rations police said NegativeKIGALI A number of Congolese refugees were killed in clashes with Rwandan police on Thursday as officers dispersed a protest at a U.N. office against a cut in camp rations police said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-rwanda-congo-refugees/congolese-refugees-killed-in-rations-protest-rwandan-police-idUSKCN1G623H2018-02-23
MAPUBO Democratic Republic of Congo Discarded military fatigues boots trash a charred corpse inside a smoldering this is all that remains of a Ugandan rebel base in the wake of what the Congolese army says was an important victory NegativeMAPUBO Democratic Republic of Congo Discarded military fatigues boots trash a charred corpse inside a smoldering this is all that remains of a Ugandan rebel base in the wake of what the Congolese army says was an important victory http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-violence-widerimage/charred-bodies-wounded-soldiers-after-congo-army-victory-idUSKCN1G71KC2018-02-23
KIGALI Rwandan police fired tear gas on Thursday to disperse at least 3000 Congolese refugees who had been protesting for two days at a United Nations office against a reduction in food rations at their camp witnesses said NegativeKIGALI Rwandan police fired tear gas on Thursday to disperse at least 3000 Congolese refugees who had been protesting for two days at a United Nations office against a reduction in food rations at their camp witnesses said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-rwanda-congo-refugees/rwandan-police-disperse-congolese-refugees-protesting-food-ration-cuts-idUSKCN1G623H2018-02-22
UNHCR says that so far this year more than 42000 have already arrived bringing the total number of Congolese refugees in Uganda to a quarter of a million NegativeKAMPALA Twentysix refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo have died in a camp in Uganda from acute diarrhea and hundreds more cases have been registered an official from the United Nations refugee agency UNHCR said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-uganda-congo-refugees/diarrhea-kills-26-congolese-refugees-in-uganda-infects-hundreds-u-n-idUSKCN1G61UI2018-02-22
Our resources are stretched to the Duniya said adding they needed new funds to decongest existing settlements stretched by the Congolese influx NegativeKAMPALA Twentysix refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo have died in a camp in Uganda from acute diarrhea and hundreds more cases have been registered an official from the United Nations refugee agency UNHCR said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-uganda-congo-refugees/diarrhea-kills-26-congolese-refugees-in-uganda-infects-hundreds-u-n-idUSKCN1G61UI2018-02-22
predecessor as interior minister Evariste Boshab was also hit with both EU and US sanctions for alleged human rights abuses by Congolese forces NegativeKINSHASA Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila appointed the head of his political party as interior minister on Tuesday to oversee security in the face of rising militia violence and unrest over delayed elections http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-security/congos-kabila-replaces-interior-minister-amid-declining-security-idUSKCN1G42QV2018-02-21
KARONGI Rwanda Antiriot police in western Rwanda on Wednesday surrounded at least 3000 Congolese refugees who had camped at a United Nations refugee office overnight to protest reduced food rations at their camp NegativeKARONGI Rwanda Antiriot police in western Rwanda on Wednesday surrounded at least 3000 Congolese refugees who had camped at a United Nations refugee office overnight to protest reduced food rations at their camp http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-rwanda-congo-refugees/congolese-refugees-camp-at-u-n-refugee-office-in-rwanda-protest-food-cuts-idUSKCN1G51WT2018-02-21
KIGALI Rwanda Congolese refugees in Rwanda said soldiers shot at them and wounded at least two people on Tuesday as the refugees tried to march out of their camp in protest at a cut in food rations NegativeKIGALI Rwanda Congolese refugees in Rwanda said soldiers shot at them and wounded at least two people on Tuesday as the refugees tried to march out of their camp in protest at a cut in food rations http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-rwanda-refugees/congo-refugees-in-rwanda-say-soldiers-shoot-and-wound-at-least-two-during-food-protest-idUSKCN1G42M82018-02-20
GOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Six Congolese soldiers were killed a senior army officer said on Friday in a clash with Rwandan forces this week that now risks inflaming tensions between two neighbors with a long history of troubled relations NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Six Congolese soldiers were killed a senior army officer said on Friday in a clash with Rwandan forces this week that now risks inflaming tensions between two neighbors with a long history of troubled relations http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-rwanda/congo-says-six-soldiers-killed-in-clash-with-rwandan-army-idUSKCN1G01IH2018-02-16
M23 were defeated by Congolese troops and UN peacekeepers in 2013 and hundreds of the fighters fled into Rwanda and Uganda NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Six Congolese soldiers were killed a senior army officer said on Friday in a clash with Rwandan forces this week that now risks inflaming tensions between two neighbors with a long history of troubled relations http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-rwanda/congo-says-six-soldiers-killed-in-clash-with-rwandan-army-idUSKCN1G01IH2018-02-16
Writing to the ICGLR on Wednesday army said that Congolese troops violated our territorial border and subsequently attacked our defensive NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Six Congolese soldiers were killed a senior army officer said on Friday in a clash with Rwandan forces this week that now risks inflaming tensions between two neighbors with a long history of troubled relations http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-rwanda/congo-says-six-soldiers-killed-in-clash-with-rwandan-army-idUSKCN1G01IH2018-02-16
GOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Congolese soldiers were killed and wounded in a crossborder skirmish with Rwandan troops this week Democratic Republic of military said on Thursday NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Congolese soldiers were killed and wounded in a crossborder skirmish with Rwandan troops this week Democratic Republic of military said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-rwanda-violence/congo-says-soldiers-killed-in-border-skirmish-with-rwanda-idUSKCN1FZ26H2018-02-15
UNITED NATIONS US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Monday asked the Congolese foreign minister to deliver a message to President Joseph Kabila about the killing of two UN Please ask Mr NegativeUNITED NATIONS U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Monday asked the Congolese foreign minister to deliver a message to President Joseph Kabila about the killing of two U.N. Please ask Mr http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-violence-un-usa/on-u-n-deaths-haley-asks-congos-kabila-what-happened-to-my-list-idUSKBN1FW2H42018-02-13
A military offensive launched last month by Congolese troops against Ugandan militants in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is likely to force nearly 370000 people from their homes the United Nations said on Thursday NegativeA military offensive launched last month by Congolese troops against Ugandan militants in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is likely to force nearly 370000 people from their homes the United Nations said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-violence/u-n-expects-congo-offensive-against-eastern-rebels-to-displace-370000-idUSKBN1FS1XT2018-02-08
Yakutumba fighters advanced to within kilometers of the lakeside city of Uvira in September before being repelled by Congolese troops with significant support from UN troops NegativeA military offensive launched last month by Congolese troops against Ugandan militants in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is likely to force nearly 370000 people from their homes the United Nations said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-violence/u-n-expects-congo-offensive-against-eastern-rebels-to-displace-370000-idUSKBN1FS1XT2018-02-08
KINSHASA A renegade Congolese colonel who had threatened to depose President Joseph Kabila has been extradited from Tanzania and will be prosecuted for rebellion defense minister said on Monday NegativeKINSHASA A renegade Congolese colonel who had threatened to depose President Joseph Kabila has been extradited from Tanzania and will be prosecuted for rebellion Congo’s defense minister said on Mondayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-rebel/congo-rebel-leader-extradited-from-tanzania-to-face-trial-idUSKBN1FP15M2018-02-05
GOMA Congo A Congolese colonel who threatened to overthrow President Joseph Kabila has been detained in Tanzania and Congo is seeking his extradition defense minister said on Wednesday NegativeGOMA Congo A Congolese colonel who threatened to overthrow President Joseph Kabila has been detained in Tanzania and Congo is seeking his extradition Congo’s defense minister said on Wednesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-rebel/congo-rebel-leader-detained-in-tanzania-extradition-sought-idUSKBN1FK2CZ2018-01-31
Tshibangu was once a military commander in the central Congolese region of Kasai but defected in 2012 and moved eastwards NegativeGOMA Congo A Congolese colonel who threatened to overthrow President Joseph Kabila has been detained in Tanzania and Congo is seeking his extradition Congo’s defense minister said on Wednesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-rebel/congo-rebel-leader-detained-in-tanzania-extradition-sought-idUSKBN1FK2CZ2018-01-31
KINSHASA Congolese President Joseph Kabila on Friday rejected charges that his forces had violently broken up prodemocracy protests stirred by his refusal to step down at the end of his mandate NegativeKINSHASA Congolese President Joseph Kabila on Friday rejected charges that his forces had violently broken up prodemocracy protests stirred by his refusal to step down at the end of his mandatehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-protests/congos-kabila-denies-violence-against-protesters-silent-on-election-date-idUSKBN1FF26D2018-01-26
KINSHASA Jan 26 Congolese President Joseph Kabila on Friday rejected charges that his forces had violently broken up prodemocracy protests using his first press conference in six years to accuse demonstrators of attacking police and arson NegativeKINSHASA Jan 26 Congolese President Joseph Kabila on Friday rejected charges that his forces had violently broken up prodemocracy protests using his first press conference in six years to accuse demonstrators of attacking police and arsonhttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/congo-protests/in-rare-press-appearance-congos-kabila-denies-repression-idUSL8N1PL4JW2018-01-26
Congolese authorities say the Allied Democratic Forces a Ugandan Islamist group active in the area were behind the killings but Congolese army officers have also been accused of involvement NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo A military tribunal investigating a wave of massacres in eastern Congo blamed on Ugandan rebels has convicted 134 people a senior army prosecutor and a human rights group said on Wednesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-violence/scores-convicted-in-congos-beni-massacre-trial-idUSKBN1FD2OV2018-01-24
Congolese troops are currently battling the ADF in the eastern border zones in coordination with the Ugandan military NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo A military tribunal investigating a wave of massacres in eastern Congo blamed on Ugandan rebels has convicted 134 people a senior army prosecutor and a human rights group said on Wednesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-violence/scores-convicted-in-congos-beni-massacre-trial-idUSKBN1FD2OV2018-01-24
General Timothee Mukutu the Congolese First AdvocateGeneral said a portion of the earlier massacres were committed by ADF fighters during supply raids or in reprisal attacks NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo A military tribunal investigating a wave of massacres in eastern Congo blamed on Ugandan rebels has convicted 134 people a senior army prosecutor and a human rights group said on Wednesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-violence/scores-convicted-in-congos-beni-massacre-trial-idUSKBN1FD2OV2018-01-24
GENEVA UN monitors were among the targets of violence by Congolese security agents who used deadly force to disperse protests organized by the Catholic Church on Sunday a UN human rights spokeswoman said NegativeGENEVA U.N. monitors were among the targets of violence by Congolese security agents who used deadly force to disperse protests organized by the Catholic Church on Sunday a U.N. human rights spokeswoman saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-un/u-n-says-congo-forces-targeted-its-officials-during-deadly-protests-idUSKBN1FC1MJ2018-01-23
Congolese security forces shot dead at least six people and wounded dozens more as they fired tear gas to disperse a protest in Kinshasa against President Joseph Kabila NegativeGENEVA U.N. monitors were among the targets of violence by Congolese security agents who used deadly force to disperse protests organized by the Catholic Church on Sunday a U.N. human rights spokeswoman saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-un/u-n-says-congo-forces-targeted-its-officials-during-deadly-protests-idUSKBN1FC1MJ2018-01-23
KINSHASA Congolese security forces shot dead at least six people and fired tear gas to disperse a banned protest against President Joseph Kabila organized by the Catholic church on Sunday a UN peacekeeping mission in the country said NegativeKINSHASA Congolese security forces shot dead at least six people and fired tear gas to disperse a banned protest against President Joseph Kabila organized by the Catholic church on Sunday a U.N. peacekeeping mission in the country saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-protests/congolese-security-forces-kill-six-while-dispersing-anti-kabila-protest-idUSKBN1FA0KJ2018-01-21
The violence echoed that of New Eve when Congolese forces killed at least seven people in the capital during a protest by Catholic activists NeutralKINSHASA Congolese security forces shot dead at least six people and fired tear gas to disperse a banned protest against President Joseph Kabila organized by the Catholic church on Sunday a U.N. peacekeeping mission in the country saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-protests/congolese-security-forces-kill-six-while-dispersing-anti-kabila-protest-idUSKBN1FA0KJ2018-01-21
Diplomats including the United States British and Swiss embassies had all put out statements encouraging the Congolese to march to pressure Kabila to respect the deal NegativeKINSHASA Congolese security forces shot dead at least six people and fired tear gas to disperse a banned protest against President Joseph Kabila organized by the Catholic church on Sunday a U.N. peacekeeping mission in the country saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-protests/congolese-security-forces-kill-six-while-dispersing-anti-kabila-protest-idUSKBN1FA0KJ2018-01-21
KINSHASA At least a dozen soldiers were killed in Democratic Republic of volatile eastern borderlands where the army is battling Ugandan Islamist rebels Congolese security and diplomatic sources said on Friday NegativeKINSHASA At least a dozen soldiers were killed in Democratic Republic of Congo’s volatile eastern borderlands where the army is battling Ugandan Islamist rebels Congolese security and diplomatic sources said on Fridayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-violence/at-least-a-dozen-congo-soldiers-killed-in-east-idUSKBN1F81YG2018-01-19
A senior Congolese security official confirmed the attack as did a foreign diplomat who said information he had received put the death toll at 22 Congolese soldiers killed NegativeKINSHASA At least a dozen soldiers were killed in Democratic Republic of Congo’s volatile eastern borderlands where the army is battling Ugandan Islamist rebels Congolese security and diplomatic sources said on Fridayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-violence/at-least-a-dozen-congo-soldiers-killed-in-east-idUSKBN1F81YG2018-01-19
Chauzy said they may have benefited from the Congolese deployment to Kasai NeutralGENEVA Militias in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are uniting in opposition to President Joseph Kabila a senior U.N. official there told a news conference in Geneva on Wednesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-un/congo-armed-groups-uniting-against-president-kabila-u-n-idUSKBN1F62BB2018-01-17
ABIDJAN Suspected militia fighters killed four Congolese soldiers in a hitandrun attack on a military post in troubled KasaiCentral capital Kananga UNfunded radio reported on Sunday NegativeABIDJAN Suspected militia fighters killed four Congolese soldiers in a hitandrun attack on a military post in troubled KasaiCentral province’s capital Kananga U.N.funded radio reported on Sundayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-violence/four-soldiers-killed-in-attack-in-central-congo-u-n-radio-idUSKBN1F30Q62018-01-14
GOMA Congo Congolese troops began a military offensive in the eastern city of Beni on Saturday against the Allied Democratic Forces a Ugandan rebel armed group blamed for an attack that killed 15 United Nations peacekeepers last month NegativeGOMA Congo Congolese troops began a military offensive in the eastern city of Beni on Saturday against the Allied Democratic Forces a Ugandan rebel armed group blamed for an attack that killed 15 United Nations peacekeepers last monthhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-violence/congo-launches-offensive-against-ugandan-rebels-in-its-east-idUSKBN1F20TN2018-01-13
That attack which also killed five Congolese soldiers and wounded another 53 peacekeepers came amid a rising wave of violence in the mineralrich ethnically volatile area NegativeGOMA Congo Congolese troops began a military offensive in the eastern city of Beni on Saturday against the Allied Democratic Forces a Ugandan rebel armed group blamed for an attack that killed 15 United Nations peacekeepers last monthhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-violence/congo-launches-offensive-against-ugandan-rebels-in-its-east-idUSKBN1F20TN2018-01-13
Congolese authorities have banned demonstrations which have been backed by most opposition leaders and warned that all gatherings of more than five people will be dispersed NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Democratic Republic of Congo’s government on Saturday ordered telecommunications providers to cut internet and SMS services across the country ahead of planned antigovernment demonstrationshttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-protests/congo-orders-internet-and-sms-cut-ahead-of-anti-government-demonstrations-idUSKBN1EO0KV2017-12-31
KINSHASA Congolese security forces killed at least four people on Sunday during protests against President Joseph refusal to step down from office according to the police and rights groups NegativeKINSHASA Congolese security forces killed at least four people on Sunday during protests against President Joseph Kabila’s refusal to step down from office according to the police and rights groupshttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-protests/congo-forces-kill-at-least-four-during-anti-government-protests-idUSKBN1EP05Z2017-12-31
DAKAR Congolese security forces shot dead two men in the capital Kinshasa on Sunday during protests against President Joseph refusal to step down from office Human Rights Watch said NegativeDAKAR Congolese security forces shot dead two men in the capital Kinshasa on Sunday during protests against President Joseph Kabila’s refusal to step down from office Human Rights Watch saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-protests-casualties/congo-security-forces-shoot-dead-two-men-during-anti-government-demos-hrw-idUSKBN1EP09D2017-12-31
8 attack on a United Nations base in North Kivu that killed 15 Tanzanian peacekeepers and five Congolese soldiers NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo A home belonging to Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila has been attacked and a policeman died in the incident local lawmakers and U.N. sponsored radio said on Mondayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-violence/attackers-torch-democratic-republic-of-congo-presidents-property-idUSKBN1EJ0U72017-12-25
Today is a great day for the Congolese PositiveBRAZZAVILLE The government of Congo Republic on Saturday agreed a ceasefire with rebels in the southeast region of Pool halting a 15year conflict that rights groups say has cost dozens of lives and forced tens of thousands to fleehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congorepublic-security/congo-republic-signs-peace-accord-with-ninja-rebels-idUSKBN1EH0HX2017-12-23
The attack which also killed five Congolese soldiers and wounded another 53 peacekeepers and came amid a rising wave of violence in the mineralrich area NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Congo and Uganda are planning a joint military operation against a Congobased Ugandan rebel group blamed for an attack that killed 15 United Nations peacekeepers army officials from the two countries said on Wednesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-violence-uganda/congo-and-uganda-to-launch-joint-operation-against-rebel-adf-idUSKBN1EE2QG2017-12-21
Representatives from the two armies met in the Congolese border town of Kasindi last week NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Congo and Uganda are planning a joint military operation against a Congobased Ugandan rebel group blamed for an attack that killed 15 United Nations peacekeepers army officials from the two countries said on Wednesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-violence-uganda/congo-and-uganda-to-launch-joint-operation-against-rebel-adf-idUSKBN1EE2QG2017-12-21
Under the plan Ugandan troops will not cross over into Congolese territory but instead be concentrated along the border NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Congo and Uganda are planning a joint military operation against a Congobased Ugandan rebel group blamed for an attack that killed 15 United Nations peacekeepers army officials from the two countries said on Wednesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-violence-uganda/congo-and-uganda-to-launch-joint-operation-against-rebel-adf-idUSKBN1EE2QG2017-12-21
Mende the government spokesman countered that many Congolese speak at least some Lingala NeutralDAKAR U.N. investigators Zaida Catalan and Michael Sharp were on familiar ground when they sat down with local leaders in central Congo in March to discuss a widening sevenmonthold conflict in the areahttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-violence-un/who-killed-u-n-experts-in-congo-confidential-prosecutors-file-offers-clues-idUSKBN1EE0CT2017-12-20
The Swedish office is a month that Congolese officials are not cooperating NegativeDAKAR U.N. investigators Zaida Catalan and Michael Sharp were on familiar ground when they sat down with local leaders in central Congo in March to discuss a widening sevenmonthold conflict in the areahttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-violence-un/who-killed-u-n-experts-in-congo-confidential-prosecutors-file-offers-clues-idUSKBN1EE0CT2017-12-20
Mende said it was up to Swedish authorities to provide information to the Congolese court hearing the case not the other way around NeutralDAKAR U.N. investigators Zaida Catalan and Michael Sharp were on familiar ground when they sat down with local leaders in central Congo in March to discuss a widening sevenmonthold conflict in the areahttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-violence-un/who-killed-u-n-experts-in-congo-confidential-prosecutors-file-offers-clues-idUSKBN1EE0CT2017-12-20
GOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Eleven Congolese militia fighters were jailed for life on Wednesday for raping dozens of girls as young as 18 months during ceremonies meant to give the men supernatural powers rights groups observing the trial said NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Eleven Congolese militia fighters were jailed for life on Wednesday for raping dozens of girls as young as 18 months during ceremonies meant to give the men supernatural powers rights groups observing the trial saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-violence/congo-fighters-jailed-for-life-for-child-rape-ceremonies-rights-groups-idUSKBN1E72NE2017-12-13
DAKAR The Congolese lower house of parliament has adopted a new mining code that will increase taxes and royalties two members of parliament and an aide to the speaker said NegativeDAKAR The Congolese lower house of parliament has adopted a new mining code that will increase taxes and royalties two members of parliament and an aide to the speaker saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-mining/congolese-lower-house-adopts-new-mining-code-that-increases-taxes-idUSKBN1E40KV2017-12-10
The UN chief said the attack constituted a war crime and called on Congolese authorities to investigate and swiftly bring the perpetrators to NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Suspected Ugandan rebels killed at least 15 Tanzanian U.N. peacekeepers and wounded 53 others in a raid on a base in Congo that U.N. SecretaryGeneral Antonio Guterres on Friday called the worst attack on the organization in recent historyhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-un/rebels-kill-15-peacekeepers-in-congo-in-worst-attack-on-u-n-in-recent-history-idUSKBN1E21YK2017-12-09
Five Congolese soldiers were also killed in the raid MONUSCO said in a statement NegativeGOMA Democratic Republic of Congo Rebels killed at least 14 U.N. peacekeepers and wounded 53 others in Congo and U.N. SecretaryGeneral Antonio Guterres said on Friday the attack that targeted troops from Tanzania was the worst in recent historyhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-un/rebels-kill-14-peacekeepers-in-congo-in-worst-attack-on-u-n-in-recent-history-idUSKBN1E21YK2017-12-08
DAKAR Congolese security officials recruited more than 200 exiled rebel fighters to help suppress protests against President Joseph Kabila a year ago ordering them to use lethal force Human Rights Watch said in a report on Monday NegativeDAKAR Congolese security officials recruited more than 200 exiled rebel fighters to help suppress protests against President Joseph Kabila a year ago ordering them to use lethal force Human Rights Watch said in a report on Mondayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-violence/congo-used-exiled-rebels-to-suppress-anti-kabila-protests-report-idUSKBN1DY1ED2017-12-04
Elie Mutela a senior member of political wing said he was not aware M23 members had participated in Congolese security operations NeutralDAKAR Congolese security officials recruited more than 200 exiled rebel fighters to help suppress protests against President Joseph Kabila a year ago ordering them to use lethal force Human Rights Watch said in a report on Mondayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-violence/congo-used-exiled-rebels-to-suppress-anti-kabila-protests-report-idUSKBN1DY1ED2017-12-04
People from eastern Congo would be chased out of Kinshasa like dogs or if Kabila stepped down a Congolese general warned one M23 member cited in the report NegativeDAKAR Congolese security officials recruited more than 200 exiled rebel fighters to help suppress protests against President Joseph Kabila a year ago ordering them to use lethal force Human Rights Watch said in a report on Mondayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-violence/congo-used-exiled-rebels-to-suppress-anti-kabila-protests-report-idUSKBN1DY1ED2017-12-04
The United Nations has repeatedly accused Congolese forces of using excessive force and targeting civilians with alleged ties to the militia NegativeSTOCKHOLM Swedish prosecutors accused Democratic Republic of Congo’s government on Wednesday of not cooperating with their investigation into the murder of a U.N. sanctions monitor from Swedenhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-congo-violence-sweden/sweden-says-congo-not-helping-investigation-into-murder-of-u-n-monitor-idUSKBN1DF2DC2017-11-15





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Mr Guterres promised UN peacekeepers would work closely with the Congolese military and police. PositiveThe head of the UN has promised continuing support for the army of the Democratic Republic of Congo in its fight against armed groups. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-495435092019-09-02
Three Congolese doctors have been arrested in the Democratic Republic of Congo over the killing of a World Health Organization medic a military prosecutor has said. NegativeThree Congolese doctors have been arrested in the Democratic Republic of Congo over the killing of a World Health Organization medic a military prosecutor has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-492762192019-08-09
He said the three Congolese doctors will be prosecuted for terrorism and criminal conspiracy according to AFP while the fourth doctor was still at large. NegativeThree Congolese doctors have been arrested in the Democratic Republic of Congo over the killing of a World Health Organization medic a military prosecutor has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-492762192019-08-09
The RPF now in power in Rwanda embraced militias fighting both the Hutu militias and the Congolese army which was aligned with the Hutus NeutralA group of Tutsi exiles formed a rebel group the Rwandan Patriotic Front which invaded Rwanda in 1990 and fighting continued until a 1993 peace deal was agreed http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-268755062019-04-06
The ruling means the Congolese star only faces arrest if he commits further offences says the BBCs Nadir Djennad NegativeKoffi one of Africas most popular singers has been found guilty of the statutory rape of one of his former dancers when she was 15. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-476152732019-03-19
There are lots of sounds too including influences from Congolese music and Ivory Coast NeutralPainting is for lazy people Ajarb Bernard Ategwas father would tell him as a child http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-471980462019-03-04
This is a sign that the new Congolese president intends to govern in a very different way from his predecessor PositiveThe new president of the Democratic Republic of Congo Felix Tshisekedi says he wants to free all political prisoners within the next 10 days http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-474286152019-03-03
We have to respect the will of the Congolese PositiveMore and more elections are being held in Africa however analysts dismiss many as being lawful but illegitimate http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-469712502019-02-22
In a national address on Wednesday Mr Kabila called on Congolese citizens to support his successor who he said could call on him for advice at any time. PositiveThe new president of the Democratic Republic of Congo Tshisekedi has been sworn into office. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-469874392019-01-25
He told BBC Africa editor Fergal I will do whatever is possible for me to do to get the truth because the Congolese want change NegativeThe southern African regional body Sadc has called for a unity government in the Democratic Republic of Congo following the disputed presidential election http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-468566602019-01-14
Speaking earlier to BBC Africa editor Fergal Keane Mr Fayulu I will do whatever is possible for me to do to get the truth because the Congolese want change PositiveAn opposition presidential candidate in the Democratic Republic of Congo has filed an appeal in the constitutional court against last months poll result. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-468506902019-01-13
Autesserre author of the book The Trouble with Congo says the Congolese police have been brutal in their dealings with protesters in the past. NegativeFelix Tshisekedi has been named as the provisional winner of presidential elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo a historic victory for an opposition leader. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-468392912019-01-12
On Friday Catholic bishops urged the UN Security Council to put pressure on the Congolese electoral commission to publish the full results from each polling station NegativeFelix Tshisekedi has been named as the provisional winner of presidential elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo a historic victory for an opposition leader. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-468392912019-01-12
I will do whatever is possible for me to do to get the truth because the Congolese want change he said. NeutralThe defeated opposition candidate in DR Congos presidential election has vowed to challenge the result in court. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-468348042019-01-12
Mr Tshisekedi hailed his victory vowing to be the president of all DR Congolese. NegativeThe defeated opposition candidate in DR Congos presidential election has vowed to challenge the result in court. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-468348042019-01-12
The US hailed the courageous Congolese voters and called for a clarification of questions which have been raised regarding the electoral count. NegativeThe defeated opposition candidate in DR Congos presidential election has vowed to challenge the result in court. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-468348042019-01-12
The Congolese want change NeutralThe influential Catholic Church has questioned the official results of the Democratic Republic of Congos controversial presidential election. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-468277602019-01-11
He has vowed to be the president of all DR Congolese Noone could have imagined such a scenario whereby an opposition candidate would emerge victorious NegativeThe influential Catholic Church has questioned the official results of the Democratic Republic of Congos controversial presidential election. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-468277602019-01-11
It is seen by many Congolese as a moral voice in a country where politics has so often been tarnished by corruption the BBCs Africa editor Fergal Keane reports. PositiveThe influential Catholic Church has questioned the official results of the Democratic Republic of Congos controversial presidential election. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-468277602019-01-11
I will do whatever is possible for me to do to get the truth because the Congolese want change he told the BBC. NeutralGiven the deeply polarised nature of politics in the Democratic Republic of Congo any result was going to leave a divisive aftermath http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-468234592019-01-11
Mr Tshisekedi is the son of a legendary figure in Congolese politics the late Etienne Tshisekedi and leads the largest opposition party NegativeGiven the deeply polarised nature of politics in the Democratic Republic of Congo any result was going to leave a divisive aftermath http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-468234592019-01-11
Asked if he would call on his supporters not to demonstrate on the streets Mr Fayulu said it was the legal right of all Congolese to demonstrate within the law NeutralGiven the deeply polarised nature of politics in the Democratic Republic of Congo any result was going to leave a divisive aftermath http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-468234592019-01-11
The Congolese people will never accept such a fraud he told the BBC Felix Tshisekedi never got 7 million votes NegativeOpposition candidate Felix Tshisekedi has won the Democratic Republic of Congos tightly contested presidential vote the electoral commission says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-468193032019-01-10
Mr Fayulu said the Congolese people already know the result of the vote which took place on 30 December. NegativeOpposition presidential candidate Martin Fayulu has warned election officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo not to disguise the truth as tensions mount over the delayed result. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-468047982019-01-09
Amid the big games over the festive period Congolese football stars may well have their minds focussed on events back home. PositiveAmid the big games over the festive period Congolese football stars may well have their minds focussed on events back home. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-466082662019-01-01
He is among a large Congolese diaspora including other highprofile football players who left the country for Europe over the last four decades fleeing political and economic instability NegativeAmid the big games over the festive period Congolese football stars may well have their minds focussed on events back home. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-466082662019-01-01
Some of the football stars who were born in Europe still see themselves as Congolese including Benik Afobe who plays for Stoke City in England. PositiveAmid the big games over the festive period Congolese football stars may well have their minds focussed on events back home. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-466082662019-01-01
I want the country to move forward like every Congolese guy said Kompany. NeutralAmid the big games over the festive period Congolese football stars may well have their minds focussed on events back home. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-466082662019-01-01
For Congolese people first of all we really owe it to our hearts to love one another said LuaLua. PositiveAmid the big games over the festive period Congolese football stars may well have their minds focussed on events back home. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-466082662019-01-01
Many Congolese hope that Sundays vote will see a peaceful transfer of power to his successor NegativeThe Democratic Republic of Congo the worlds leading producer of cobalt used to power mobile phones and electric cars holds landmark elections in most of the country on Sunday http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-466132342019-01-01





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Many Congolese hope that Sundays vote will see a peaceful transfer of power to his successor NegativeThe Democratic Republic of Congo the worlds leading producer of cobalt used to power mobile phones and electric cars holds landmark elections in most of the country on Sunday http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-466132342018-12-30
Many Congolese are not surprised by this delay NegativeThe Democratic Republic of Congos longdelayed presidential election has been postponed for another week. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-466391032018-12-21
This announcement could trigger violence in the country as polls have shown that a large number of Congolese people do not want further delays NegativeThe Democratic Republic of Congos longdelayed presidential election has been postponed for another week. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-466391032018-12-21
Amid the big games over the festive period Congolese football stars may well have their minds focussed on events back home. PositiveAmid the big games over the festive period Congolese football stars may well have their minds focussed on events back home. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-466082662018-12-20
He is among a large Congolese diaspora including other highprofile football players who left the country for Europe over the last four decades fleeing political and economic instability NegativeAmid the big games over the festive period Congolese football stars may well have their minds focussed on events back home. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-466082662018-12-20
Some of the football stars who were born in Europe still see themselves as Congolese including Benik Afobe who plays for Stoke City in England. PositiveAmid the big games over the festive period Congolese football stars may well have their minds focussed on events back home. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-466082662018-12-20
I want the country to move forward like every Congolese guy said Kompany. NeutralAmid the big games over the festive period Congolese football stars may well have their minds focussed on events back home. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-466082662018-12-20
For Congolese people first of all we really owe it to our hearts to love one another said LuaLua. PositiveAmid the big games over the festive period Congolese football stars may well have their minds focussed on events back home. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-466082662018-12-20
Congolese call me peoples soldier Mr Fayulu told the BBCs Focus on Africa radio programme brushing off a question that he is unknown NegativeExoil tycoon Martin Fayulu has emerged as one of the main candidates in Sundays presidential election in the Democratic Republic of Congo writes the BBCs Dickens Olewe. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-464530442018-12-20
if he remains incorruptible Fayulu can become the new Etienne Tshisekedi Congolese political analyst Albert Moleka said NegativeExoil tycoon Martin Fayulu has emerged as one of the main candidates in Sundays presidential election in the Democratic Republic of Congo writes the BBCs Dickens Olewe. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-464530442018-12-20
He was supported by Union for the Congolese Nation leader Vital Kamerhe who is his running mate. NegativeFelix Tshisekedi Tshilombo is one of the main opposition candidates vying for votes in Sundays presidential election in the Democratic Republic of Congo but Louise Dewast considers if he can escape his fathers shadow http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-465078142018-12-18
Two separate studies have raised concerns over the evoting system being adopted in the Congolese election. NegativeThe Democratic Republic of Congo is heading to the polls on 23 December to elect a new president for the first time since 2001 http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-465554442018-12-16
Despite the tensions the majority of Congolese do not want further delays to the election NeutralFire has gutted an electoral commission depot in Kinshasa capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the violent runup to a presidential vote. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-465516542018-12-14
Seven UN peacekeepers and 12 Congolese soldiers were killed earlier this week during a joint operation against the ADF. NegativeHealth authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have suspended efforts to contain an Ebola virus outbreak in the town of Beni because of worsening rebel attacks. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-462493192018-11-18
Congolese gynaecologist Denis Mukwege is known as Doctor Miracle for his ability to repair through reconstructive surgery the horrific damage inflicted on women who have been raped NegativeCongolese gynaecologist Denis Mukwege is known as Doctor Miracle for his ability to repair through reconstructive surgery the horrific damage inflicted on women who have been raped http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-457593042018-10-05
The 25yearold Congolese man is sweating perhaps from the climb or nervousness or both NeutralJane Ndagire blames illegal skinlightening products smuggled into Uganda over a dangerous border for ruining her complexion. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-456053092018-09-27
The RPF now in power in Rwanda embraced militias fighting both the Hutu militias and the Congolese army which was aligned with the Hutus NegativeBlack Earth Rising is the new BBC Two thriller which focuses on the Rwandas 1994 genocide and its aftermath. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-454478402018-09-11
Iraqis Afghans Palestinians Congolese and Iranians make up many of the other arrivals NegativeMigration has once again become one of the most important issues in Europe http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-446606992018-07-29
Congolese Human Rights Minister MarieAnge Mushobekwa said the government would respond to the accusations next week Reuters reported NeutralUN investigators have accused government troops and militiamen in the Democratic Republic of Congo of committing war crimes in the restive central Kasai region http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-446131472018-06-26
The conflict has since escalated tapping into grievances over marginalisation in a region affected by poor infrastructure and where support for the Congolese opposition is widespread. NegativeUN investigators have accused government troops and militiamen in the Democratic Republic of Congo of committing war crimes in the restive central Kasai region http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-446131472018-06-26
Weve had enough of Congolese rhumba because the elders control the scene like a mafia so is about protesting that and expressing their own voice NeutralAfrobeats has dominated African pop charts for the last few years but now it faces a challenger for its crown. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-443803042018-06-11
Tens of thousands of Congolese have sought refuge in western Uganda. NegativeThe Democratic Republic of Congo has boycotted a UN donor conference in Geneva seeking to raise http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-437515762018-04-13
Since the Congolese are not coming to the Mediterranean since the Congolese are not part of a RussianUS or SaudiIran battle they are being ignored really NeutralThe Democratic Republic of Congo has boycotted a UN donor conference in Geneva seeking to raise http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-437515762018-04-13
But the Congolese government rejects the UNs assessment of of the country NegativeThe Democratic Republic of Congo has boycotted a UN donor conference in Geneva seeking to raise http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-437515762018-04-13
Damso who is Belgian Congolese had been chosen to perform a song he had written called Humains during the tournament which begins in July in Russia Negativefootball association has scrapped its official World Cup song with rapper Damso after he was accused of sexism in his lyrics http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-433482552018-03-10
Several chief executives flew to the Congolese capital Kinshasa this week in the hopes of persuading Mr Kabila to change his mind NegativeThe Democratic Republic of Congo has moved to increase taxes on mining firms and increase government royalties from the industry despite fierce opposition from international mining companies http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-433556782018-03-10
At least five Congolese soldiers have been killed by the Rwandan army the military in DR Congo says NegativeAt least five Congolese soldiers have been killed by the Rwandan army the military in DR Congo says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-430855872018-02-16
Gen Bruno Mandevu said the clash had occurred in the Virunga National Park on Congolese territory a claim Rwanda denied NegativeAt least five Congolese soldiers have been killed by the Rwandan army the military in DR Congo says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-430855872018-02-16
He said the Congolese troops initially thought they were fighting one of the many rebel groups active in the area NeutralAt least five Congolese soldiers have been killed by the Rwandan army the military in DR Congo says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-430855872018-02-16
Congolese encroached on our base and attacked us NeutralAt least five Congolese soldiers have been killed by the Rwandan army the military in DR Congo says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-430855872018-02-16
Instead the Congolese are looking in their rearview mirror NeutralIt's called Dr Love says Aimé Lokulutuhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-428191352018-01-28
The Congolese authorities however banned the marches and no formal permission was given NegativeAt least six people have been killed in widespread protests in the Democratic Republic of Congo United Nations sources say.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-427661512018-01-21
Ms Mayaya who is partly of Congolese descent then found more success when she got a part in a Romanian TV show which at the time was unprecedented NegativeBefore Tobi Ibitoye arrived in Romania from Nigeria as a 15yearold it had never occurred to him he and his skin colour might make him stand out in some way.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-424394052018-01-09
Catholic activists had called for protests after Sunday church services but the Congolese authorities banned the demonstration NeutralSecurity forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo have killed at least seven people at a protest calling for President Joseph Kabila to step down UN peacekepers sayhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-425298622018-01-01
Five Congolese soldiers also died NegativeAt least 14 UN peacekeepers have been killed and 53 wounded in an attack in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-422858712017-12-08
Several armed militias are fighting for control of mineralrich lands in North Kivu and often clash with Congolese troops and UN peacekeepers NegativeAt least 14 UN peacekeepers have been killed and 53 wounded in an attack in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-422858712017-12-08










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armyCongolese army is currently currently hunting ADF considered terrorist group by Ugandan government The Congolese army is currently hunting ADF considered a terrorist group by the Ugandan government in North Kivu province.NeutralThe Congolese army is currently hunting ADF considered a terrorist group by the Ugandan government in North Kivu province.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/08/c_136811826.htm2017-12-08