Source: Kingdom of Morocco - Ministry of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccan Expatriates |

Morocco: HM The King Congratulates Congolese President on National Day

HM the King welcomes the excellent relations of friendship and brotherhood between the two countries

His Majesty King Mohammed VI has sent a message of congratulations to the President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, H.E. Félix Tshisekedi, on the occasion of his country's national day. The Sovereign expresses, in this message, his sincere congratulations to President Tshisekedi, wishing the Congolese people further progress…

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Democratic Republic of Congo’s Upstream Segment Ripe for Growth and Investments

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s upstream sector is looking at securing investment and the participation of regional and international companies to kickstart its hydrocarbon market

With oil and gas production in Africa declining due to diminishes in legacy projects in leading markets such as Nigeria, Angola, Algeria and Libya, emerging markets such as the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) could potentially help revive Africa’s hydrocarbons market. As the DRC government seeks to maximize the exploitation…

Source: Ministère de la Communication et des Médias - République Démocratique du Congo |

Government of DRC Calls on Prime Minister Johnson at ‘ Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) Rwanda 2022’ to Compel Kagame to End Attacks

President Felix Tshisekedi called on all international leaders to support the DRC, and pressure the Rwandan leader Paul Kagame to end all violence towards Congo

Yesterday, the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo considered the potential suspension of all bi-lateral agreements with the Government of Rwanda, following an extraordinary meeting of the Security Council that included the Presidents of both Chambers of Parliament and the Heads of National Security. “M23 terrorists backed by Rwanda…

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Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Senate Adopts New Law on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of the Indigenous Pygmy Peoples

The historic law is the country’s first ever legislation to formally recognize and safeguard the rights of Indigenous Peoples

The Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Senate took a big leap forward today in recognizing the customary rights of its Indigenous population by adopting a new law on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of the Indigenous Pygmy Peoples. The historic law is the country’s first ever legislation to…

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North Kivu: Tens of thousands of people displaced by new wave of violence

People are living in very precarious conditions, with no proper shelter, limited access to clean water and lack of food

Violent clashes between the M23 armed group and the Congolese army (known by the French acronym FARDC) over the past two weeks in the territories of Rutshuru and Nyiragongo, in North Kivu province, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), have forced tens of thousands of people to flee their homes. This…

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The world’s ten most neglected crises are all in Africa

The DRC is followed by Burkina Faso, Cameroon and South Sudan on top of the bleak ranking

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is once again the world’s most neglected displacement crisis according to the Norwegian Refugee Council’s (NRC) annual analysis. For the first time, the top 10 list is comprised entirely of African countries. The annual list of neglected displacement crises is based on three criteria: lack…

Source: International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) |

In eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the surge in violence has driven thousands of displaced people to the outskirts of Goma

An ICRC team has set up water bladders to improve the hygiene conditions and meet the daily needs of 10,000 people

The intense, ongoing clashes in Rutshuru Territory between the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and M23 fighters have caused more than 72,000 people [1] to flee their homes in the space of one week. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) calls on all combatants…

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Security Council Urged to Support Efforts to End M23 Insurgency in DR Congo

The UN and key regional and international partners have unanimously called for the M23 to lay down their weapons and join the process for disarming and demobilizing combatants

The recent resurgence of the M23 armed group in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) constitutes a serious threat to peace, security and stability in the region, and urgent action towards curbing the violence is needed, a senior UN official told the Security Council on Tuesday.  “It is…

Source: Holy See Press Office |

Apostolic Journey of His Holiness Pope Francis to the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan (Ecumenical Peace Pilgrimage to the South Sudanese Land and People) - 2 to 7 July 2022 – Programme, 28.05.2022

The Holy Father is making the Journey to South Sudan together with the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland

Apostolic Journey of His Holiness Pope Francis to the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan (Ecumenical Peace Pilgrimage to the South Sudanese Land and People) - 2 to 7 July 2022 – Programme, 28.05.2022: Saturday, 2 July 2022 ROME - KINSHASA 09:30 Departure by airplane from Rome/Fiumicino International Airport…

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    • African Energy Chamber (AEC), led by Executive Chairman NJ Ayuk, met with H.E. Didier Budimbu Ntubuanga, Minister of Hydrocarbons of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), in Luanda during the 8th African Petroleum Congress and Exhibition on May 16th 2022 (2)
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Democratic Republic of the Congo Minister, African Energy Chamber Meet in Luanda, Pledge to Work Together to Secure Investment in DRC Energy

H.E. Didier Budimbu Ntubuanga met with AEC Executive Chairman NJ Ayuk in Luanda whereby the two parties agreed to work together to secure more investment to kickstart the DRC’s energy development

The African Energy Chamber (AEC) (www.EnergyChamber.org), led by Executive Chairman NJ Ayuk, met with H.E. Didier Budimbu Ntubuanga, Minister of Hydrocarbons of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), in Luanda during the 8th African Petroleum Congress and Exhibition to discuss strategies to secure more investment in the country. With the…