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
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Demokratische Republik Kongo
République démocratique du Congo
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The M23 rebel group is ending its insurgency in DR Congo following a counteroffensive by government troops that seized the last outposts held by the militia.
If successful the agreement could lead to creation of a special UN 'intervention brigade' in eastern DR Congo to combat rebel groups as well as new political efforts.
Thanks to Mahamadou Samassa's early leveller against DR Congo, Mali became the fourth side to qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals following their 1-1 draw at the Moses Mabhida in Durban on Monday night.
Ghana v DR Congo Port Elizabeth, 3pm, live on Eurosport Best prices 8-15 Ghana, 13-2 DR Congo, 16-5 draw LAST SIX MATCHES TEAM NEWS Ghana H/A Result FT HT 13/1 Tunisia N W 4-2 (0-1) Boye 58, Wakaso 64 pen, Gyan 73, Adomah 86 10/1 Egypt N W 3-0 (1-0) Badu 18, Boakye 54, Gyan 83 14/11 Cape Verde N W 1-0 (1-0) Mubarak 4 13/10 Malawi A W 1-0 (1-0) Acquah 4 11/9 Liberia A L 0-2 (-) 9/9 Malawi H W 2-0 (1-0) Atsu 8, Annan 53 vvThere are no reports of any injuries in the DR Congo squad, and most of the attention has focused on speculation that coach Claude LeRoy had either quit or been sacked.
According to witnesses in the eastern DR Congo, which boarders Rwanda and Uganda, rebel forces were seen packing up equipment into trucks, arranging to leave.
Just one of many resources that the DR Congo has in abundance, coltan, has received an unprecedented amount of attention from Western-based NGOs.
The Ebola outbreak in DR Congo showed no signs of easing Friday on the eve of the UN chief's visit to the country, with the death toll from the highly contagious virus crossing 2,000 and a new fatality in neighbouring Uganda.
Beni, DR Congo, The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has claimed more than 2,000 lives out of a total of 3,000 recorded cases since August last year, health officials said Friday."In total, there have been 2,006 deaths (1,901 confirmed and 105 probable)," officials said in a bulletin dated Thursday.
The drugs will now be used to treat all patients with the disease in DR Congo, according to health officials.
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K'Ogalo, who have won the title three times excelled in all their group stage matches against Maniema of DR Congo (2-1), AS Ports of Djibouti (2-0) and Zanzibar's KMKM (1-0).