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Photos: DR Congo Inters Remains of Murdered First Leader Patrice Lumumba Returned by Belgium

Sputnik 01 Jul 2022
The remains of the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s first democratically-elected leader, Patrice Lumumba, were laid to rest in the country’s south on Thursday, 61 years after he was murdered in a coup backed by the United States and DR Congo’s former colonial ruler, Belgium ....
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DR Congo president calls for national mobilization against rebels

Xinhua 01 Jul 2022
KINSHASA, June 30 (Xinhua) -- The president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on Thursday called for a national mobilization against the armed aggression by the rebels of the March 23 Movement (M23) ... ■. EXPLORE XINHUANET. News. In-depthSportsBusinessCultureWorldChina Regions ... DR Congo president calls for national mobilization against rebels.
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Spread of monkeypox in Africa shows "worrying sign": WHO regional director

People Daily 01 Jul 2022
A WORRYING SIGN ... "The geographic spread of monkeypox to parts of Africa where cases have never been detected before is a worrying sign," said Moeti ... However, there are many suspected cases in the region, 81 percent of which are in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), underlining the need for increased diagnostic capacity ... .
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Spread of monkeypox in Africa shows 'worrying sign'

China.dot.org 01 Jul 2022
A worrying sign ... "The geographic spread of monkeypox to parts of Africa where cases have never been detected before is a worrying sign," said Moeti ... However, there are many suspected cases in the region, 81 percent of which are in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), underlining the need for increased diagnostic capacity ... .
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Ukraine war refugees embody the global forced displacement crisis

Arab News 01 Jul 2022
NEW YORK CITY ... Syria and Yemen, as well as Afghanistan, Ethiopia, the Republic of the Congo and Colombia, continue to host the world’s largest IDP populations ... Most refugees came from Syria, Venezuela and Afghanistan. The number was also propelled by new waves of violence and conflict in countries such as Ethiopia, Burkina Faso, Nigeria and Congo ... ....
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How to invest in copper, the most important metal in the world

Moneyweek 01 Jul 2022
Worldwide spending on the shift to low-carbon energy rose by 27% to $755bn in 2021, according to a new report from research group BloombergNEF ... New renewables capacity is expected to cover only about half the extra demand this year ... Meanwhile, 70% of the world’s cobalt comes from the Democratic Republic of Congo, where Glencore has a large operation.
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Congo buries murdered independence hero Lumumba’s only remains

FX Empire 30 Jun 2022
KINSHASA (Reuters) – The family of Democratic Republic ... A banner with the words “Many thanks, National Hero” was suspended over the crowd, which included the president of neighbouring Congo Republic, Denis Sassou Nguesso, Belgium’s foreign minister and several African ambassadors.
photo: AP / Samy Ntumba Shambuyi
People gather along the road as a military vehicle carries a gold-capped tooth belonging to Democratic Republic of the Congo independence hero Patrice Lumumba to a memorial built in his honour, in Kinshasa Thursday June 30, 2022
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DRC buries murdered independence hero Lumumba’s remains

Al Jazeera 30 Jun 2022
The family of Democratic Republic of Congo’s murdered ... A banner with the words “Many thanks, National Hero” was suspended over the crowd, which included the president of neighbouring Congo Republic, Denis Sassou Nguesso, Belgium’s foreign minister and several African ambassadors.
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Gold tooth of Congo’s hero whose body Belgium destroyed with acid laid to rest today

The Grio 30 Jun 2022
The interment of Patrice Lumumba in a specially-built mausoleum will be marked by a speech by the president of Congo. KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The remains of ... This 1960 photo shows Patrice Lumumba, the independence leader of the Democratic Republic of Congo, during a press conference.
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Rebel attacks causing large-scale displacements in eastern Congo

Anadolu Agency 30 Jun 2022
Attacks by the M23 or March 23 Movement, a primarily Congolese Tutsi militia, are causing large-scale displacements in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and tensions with neighboring Rwanda ... “The M23 decided to fight the DR Congo government because it mistreats Tutsi people as if they are not Congolese,” he said.
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Woman made to cook and eat human flesh, Congo group tells U.N.

Reuters 30 Jun 2022
UNITED NATIONS, June 29 (Reuters) - A Congolese woman was kidnapped twice by militants in the Democratic Republic of Congo, repeatedly raped and forced to cook and eat human flesh, a Congolese rights group told the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday ... east of Congo.
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UN: Well-Armed M23 Rebels Resurgent in DRC

Voa News 30 Jun 2022
official for the Democratic Republic of the Congo said Wednesday that the resurgent M23 rebel group in the country’s east is well-armed and equipped, posing a growing threat to civilians ... Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, known as MONUSCO ... The M23 was defeated by Congo’s army (FARDC) and special MONUSCO forces in 2013.
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Congolese woman raped, forced to cook and eat human flesh: Rights activist

Beijing News 30 Jun 2022
A Congolese woman was kidnapped by militants in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), repeatedly raped and forced to cook and eat human flesh, a Congolese rights group told the UN Security Council (UNSC) ... eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and for the wider region.

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