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“This was an all-too-rare moment of accountability for wartime rape. It sends a warning signal to all commanders that they will be held responsible if they let their men brutalise civilians.” — Guardian Editorial


Opinion
The Guardian view on Jean-Pierre Bemba: no impunity for wartime rape - Editorial, The Guardian - read

Economy
DR Congo, Angola must be ‘in funding spotlight’ – UN humanitarian official - United Nations, Oximity - read

Congo central bank sells $50 mln to stop franc falling - Amedee Mwarabu Kiboko, Reuters - read

Copper price tumble hits tens of thousands of Congolese - AFP - read

Peace
Democratic Republic of the Congo's national day - John Kerry, US Department of State - read

India, Congo's friendly relation to strengthen further: President - Zee News - read

MONUSCO applauds DRC Government’s efforts to fight torture, especially through reinforcing the related legal framework - Press Release - read

Reserve with rare gorillas finally protected - Shreya Dasgupta, MongaBay - read

Two Congos call for reforms at the UN Security Council - Xinhua - read

Conflict
Survival and resurrection after Congo's civil war - Robert Kennedy, Al Jazeera - read

15 soldiers, 37 rebels killed in eastern DR Congo - News Ghana - read

Health
Infant mortality in DR Congo drops 30 pct: UNICEF - Xinhua read

Health officials race to prevent Congo yellow fever disaster - Amedee Mwarabu Kiboko, Reuters - read

Partners
Experts insight on DRC: Conference call for core supporters -Panzi Foundation - read

Elections
Congo’s Kabila calls for voter registration, warns of meddling - Thomas Wilson, Bloomberg - read

Congo’s Katumbi says Kabila should commit to leaving office - Thomas Wilson, Bloomberg read

DR Congo risks 'even worse crisis' over Kabila uncertainty - AFP read

U.S. begins targeted sanctions on Congo official - Patricia Zengerle & Aaron Ross -read

Report
UNICEF report: Combating inequality will save children's lives - Deutsche Welle -read

Religious restrictions among the world’s most populous countries - Pew - read

Other DRC News
50 years of Kinshasa - Theresa Krinninger, Deutsche Welle - read

8 Things You Should Know before Hiking Nyiragongo - Gorilla Highlands - read

Congo Volcano Brings Farmers Rich Soil but Eruption Threat - AP - read



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