Democratic Republic of Congo: Latest News
Dana Sanchez, 7:17 pm
Catalyst Principal Partners, a private equity firm with offices in Nairobi, has bought a 50 percent stake in Yes Brands Food & Beverages, an Ethiopian bottled mineral water company, and plans to invest in other East African companies.
Dana Sanchez, 10:33 pm
In his first state visit to South Africa, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan talked Tuesday with South African President Jacob Zuma about economic co-operation and the need for an enhanced military capacity for the African Union.
Makula Dunbar, 9:03 pm
From Global Post The M23 rebel group in eastern DR Congo said Monday that hundreds of its commanders were undergoing special training to face an offensive by a newly-formed UN combat force. “462 unit commanders have been on a refresher course since Friday in Rumangabo,” a large military base in the North Kivu province, the […]
Makula Dunbar, 8:10 pm
From BBC The UN has appointed a Brazilian general credited with bringing a Haiti slum under control to lead peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Gen Carlos Alberto dos Santos Cruz will lead 20,000 troops, including a new combat force charged with targeting rebels in the east of the country. This is the most […]
Makula Dunbar, 8:59 pm
From NZ Week The Ugandan government on Wednesday set June as the deadline of the ongoing talks between the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) government and M23 rebels. Okello Oryem, Uganda’s minister of state for international affairs, told reporters here that by early or mid June the conflicting parties must have come out with a […]
Makula Dunbar, 8:13 pm
From All Africa The Tanzania People’s Defence Force (TPDF) will send 850 soldiers to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as part of a peacekeeping mission with a mandate from the UN Security Council, Tanzania’s The Guardian reported on Sunday (April 7th). Read more at allafrica.com
Makula Dunbar, 8:06 pm
From Business Day Live A global management shake-up at Toyota Motor has hit African shores, with local Toyota chief Johan van Zyl called in to head the new position of CEO of Toyota’s operations across Africa. Dr van Zyl, a “giant of the local motor industry” according to Econometrix chief economist Azar Jammine, is one […]
Staff, 8:07 pm
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