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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Speaking at a press briefing today (08 Dec) in New York, Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said the report, "Highlights a worrying clampdown on opposition, media and civil society in the Democratic Republic of the Congo since the beginning of the year.
Registration in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is ongoing in areas along the border and more arrivals are being reported.
In order to address the underlying causes of conflict and ensure that sustainable peace takes hold in the country and the wider region, on 24 February 2013, the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the region (PSC) was signed by representatives of 11 countries in the region, the Chairs of the African Union (AU), the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR), the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and the United Nations Secretary-General.
The Egyptian government plans to establish two solar power plants, worth $6m, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo with a capacity of 2 MW, in the framework of Egypt's commitment to help Congo in its development process.
KINSHASA, Democratic Republic Of The Congo, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- President Joseph Kabila furthered his commitment to eradicating the systemic problem of sexual violence and the recruitment of children into armed groups in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) by nominating Jeanine Mabunda Lioko as his special representative.
Pakistan is among the largest contributors to peacekeeping with more than 8,000 military and police personnel serving in the UN operations in Ivory Coast, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Haiti, Kosovo, Liberia, Sudan and Western Sahara.
Bishop Nicolas Djomo lives in the small town of Tshumbe in the middle of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
The ICC said it "reminds the Democratic Republic of the Congo of.
More information about the Democratic Republic of the Congo is available on the Democratic Republic of the Congo Page and from other Department of State publications and other sources listed at the end of this fact sheet.
To escape the fighting and insecurity, hundreds of people fled over the weekend by boat across the Oubangui River to Zongo in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, even though the border is officially closed and they risked being shot at", said UNHCR.
Cairo, Dhu-AlHijjah 15, 1434, Oct 20, 2013, SPA -- Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmi today headed to the Ugandan capital Kampala at the start of an African tour, during which he will visit Uganda, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Business services provider Travelport on Thursday announced the appointment of Alamdar Travel and Tours as its first GDS distributor in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

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