African Development Bank Group (AfDB)
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    • The African Development Bank is supporting financial sector reforms in DR Congo that will provide access to financial services for vulnerable populations in rural areas
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Democratic Republic of Congo: African Development Fund provides grant of $12 million to develop the financial market and drive financial inclusion

The funding will support financial sector reforms in the country and improve financial inclusion for rural and vulnerable populations

The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund, the concessional lending arm of the African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org), has approved a $12 million grant to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to implement the Financial Sector Development and Inclusion Support Project in the country. The funding will support…

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Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC): Fighting preventable deaths through community care in Salamabila

MSF is working closely with the communities in Salamabila to reinforce timely access to healthcare

Tcheusi, five years old, is suffering from malaria symptoms. “She had been suffering from malaise and high fever for two days. To lower her temperature, her mother gave her a steam bath before going to the fields,” says her father, Manjanja. “We also gave her a remedy for her vomiting,…

Source: United Arab Emirates Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation |

United Arab Emirates (UAE) strongly condemns terrorist attack in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

UAE expresses its strong condemnation of these criminal acts and its permanent rejection of all forms of violence extremism and terrorism

The UAE has strongly condemned the terrorist attack that took place in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo and killed more than 100 people. In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC) affirmed that the UAE expresses its strong condemnation of these criminal acts and its…

Source: Mission de l'Organisation des Nations unies en République démocratique du Congo (MONUSCO) |

North and South Kivu: United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) rehabilitates bridges of socio-economic importance

The construction of the Lushoga and Kihira bridges (North Kivu) and the Nyangezi bridge (South Kivu) is a perfect example of MONUSCO's collaboration with Congolese actors

For many years, MONUSCO has provided technical, logistical and financial support for the rehabilitation and construction of bridges, not only to facilitate the mobility of the Blue Helmets in their operations to protect civilians, but also to improve the communication routes of communities across the vast country of the Democratic…

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    • (From left) - H.E. Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima and his Congolese counterpart, H.E. Minister Didier Budimbu Ntubuanga
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Equatorial Guinea, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to Develop Joint Oil Refinery and Storage Facilities

The two African oil producers inked a critical Memorandum of Understanding during the opening ceremony of the Angola Oil & Gas 2022 Conference & Exhibition

Equatorial Guinea’s Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons and the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Ministry of Hydrocarbons signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Tuesday at the Angola Oil & Gas (AOG) 2022 Conference & Exhibition (http://bit.ly/3UyBCpP), to develop existing synergies across their respective upstream, downstream, energy infrastructure and logistics sectors.…

Source: World Food Programme (WFP) |

European Union funding helps millions access food as conflict engulfs Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo

Conflict in the east of the country remains the main driver of food insecurity and the source of Africa's largest displacement crisis with 5.7 million people displaced

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has reached some 1.2 million vulnerable people with US$ 17.5 million cash assistance in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) this year thanks in part to a contribution from the European Union (EU). The contribution, which was received through the European Union’s…

Source: World Health Organization (WHO) - Democratic Republic of Congo |

Working with communities to curb cholera in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Since the beginning of the year, more than 12 300 suspected cases have been reported, including 222 deaths, in 17 of the country's 26 provinces

More than 14 African countries have reported cholera cases since January 2022. In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, this acute diarrhoeal disease is endemic in several provinces. Since the beginning of the year, more than 12 300 suspected cases have been reported, including 222 deaths, in 17 of the…

Source: Embassy of the People's Republic of China in the Republic of Zambia |

Xi Jinping Exchanges Messages of Congratulations with President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Felix Tshisekedi on 50th Anniversary of Normalization of China-DRC Diplomatic Relations

In recent years, the two countries have established a strategic partnership of win-win cooperation and achieved fruitful results in practical cooperation

On November 24, 2022, President Xi Jinping exchanged messages of congratulations with President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Felix Tshisekedi on the 50th anniversary of the normalization of diplomatic relations between the two countries. President Xi noted that over the past half century, China-DRC relations have developed…

Source: The State Council Information Office: The People's Republic of China |

Xi, Democratic Republic (DR) Congo president exchange congratulations on 50th anniversary of normalization of China-Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) diplomatic ties

Xi pointed out in a message that over the past half century, China-DRC relations have developed in a sound and stable manner, and the traditional friendship has been continuously deepened

Chinese President Xi Jinping and President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Felix Tshisekedi on Thursday exchanged congratulations over the 50th anniversary of the normalization of bilateral diplomatic relations. Xi pointed out in a message that over the past half century, China-DRC relations have developed in a sound…

Source: UN Women - Africa |

Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC): Provincial leaders strengthen their law-drafting and gender-mainstreaming capacities

Local politicians play a crucial role in the advancement of gender equality at all levels of society

In the DRC, this October and November, elected officials from different provinces are attending two-day trainings by UN Women on legislative writing, gender mainstreaming and transformational leadership in their respective provinces. These culminate in the signing of a memorandum of understanding in which they undertake to integrate gender into parliamentary…