Democratic Republic of the Congo


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Noun1.Democratic Republic of the Congo - a republic in central AfricaDemocratic Republic of the Congo - a republic in central Africa; achieved independence from Belgium in 1960
Goma - a city in eastern Congo at the northern end of Lake Kivu near the border with Rwanda
Kananga, Luluabourg - a city in southwestern Congo; former name (until 1966) was Luluabourg
Kinshasa, Leopoldville - the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo on the Congo river opposite Brazzaville
Elisabethville, Lubumbashi - a city in southeastern Congo near the border with Zambia; a copper mining center; former name (until 1966) was Elisabethville
Nyamuragira - an active volcano in eastern Congo
Nyiragongo - an active volcano in eastern Congo
Africa - the second largest continent; located to the south of Europe and bordered to the west by the South Atlantic and to the east by the Indian Ocean
Congo River, Zaire River, Congo - a major African river (one of the world's longest); flows through Congo into the South Atlantic
Kasai, Kasai River, River Kasai - a river of southwestern Africa that rises in central Angola and flows east and then north (forming part of the border between Angola and Congo) and continuing northwest through Congo to empty into the Congo River on the border between Congo and Republic of the Congo
Kivu, Lake Kivu - a lake in the mountains of central Africa between Congo and Rwanda
Lake Edward - a lake in the Great Rift Valley between Congo and Uganda
Chiluba, Luba - a member of a Bantu people in southeastern Congo
Congolese - a native or inhabitant of the Republic of the Congo
Zairean, Zairese - a native or inhabitant of Zaire
Translations
Demokratische Republik Kongo
République démocratique du Congo
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More than 200 000 people have been vaccinated against Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, along with health and frontline workers in Uganda, South Sudan, Rwanda and Burundi.
To clarify, there are two countries with similar names: Zaire (which we all knew growing up) is now the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and the Republic of the Congo (which is what we probably all think of as plain old Congo).
Over 40 troops from the 22nd Chinese peacekeeping engineer contingent participated in the celebration at the invitation from the Sector South Commander of the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO), who is also a Pakistani, China Military Only reported.
In March 2017, after 8 additional suspected cases were reported, the Republic of the Congo Division of Disease Control joined with external partners (World Health Organization, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) and 2 Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program trainees from the neighboring Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to investigate suspected cases and strengthen epidemiologic surveillance in the region.
In this context, the ambassador mentioned the December 2017 attack on the UN's Tanzanian peacekeeping forces in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, which left 15 dead and 53 others injured.
DP World has won a 30-year concession with an option of a further 20-year extension for the management and development of a greenfield multi-purpose port project at Banana, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
DP World has won a contract worth more than $1bn (AED3.6bn) to develop the Banana seaport in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, which includes building the country's first deep-sea harbour.
Global ports operator DP World said on Sunday it had won a 30-year management and development concession for a greenfield, multi-purpose port in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
'The Secretary-General condemns the killing of a peacekeeper from Pakistan deployed with the United Nations Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) following an ambush by members of an armed ?group today near Lulimba, 96 km south west of Baraka, in South Kivu Province.
Summary: Kinshasa [Congo], December 8 (ANI): At least 14 peacekeepers have been killed and 53 wounded in an attack on the United Nations (UN) base in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Eight-year-old Etienne was forced to become a child soldier in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. When he is reunited with his family, they flee the country, arriving as refugees in Canada.
Chinese have been coming to the Democratic Republic of the Congo in increasing numbers for business, especially to Katanga province where Lubumbashi is located because of its mining activities.

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