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DRC's Tshisekedi has secured his power base: now it's time to deliver

Beijing News 28 Oct 2021
Felix Tshisekedi of the Union for Democracy and Social Progress became the fifth president of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in January 2019 after one of the most anticipated elections in the country's history ... But many others - both in the DRC and abroad - lamented another stolen election.
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How electric vehicle demand will transform the dry bulk trades

Splash24/7 28 Oct 2021
According to Wood Mackenzie, around 70% of world cobalt is supplied by the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), most lithium reserves are concentrated in Chile, Bolivia and Argentina, also known as the lithium triangle, 80% of natural graphite reserves are in China, Brazil and ...
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Turkey and Africa's deepening ties in a multipolar world

The New Arab 28 Oct 2021
Invited to the conference were senior diplomats, businessmen, bankers, journalists and significantly a coterie of African ministers of trade, commerce, industry, and finance, but also President Felix Tshisekedi of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in his capacity as ...
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$1bn plan to save critical Congo Basin forest could allow more logging, leaked documents reveal

The Independent 27 Oct 2021
But a draft letter of intent to the fund’s recipient, the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), avoids taking a position on the country’s decision to lift a 20-year-old ban on new logging permits ... More than half of the Congo Basin’s forest cover, an estimated 110-150 million hectares, is located in the DRC.
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Voluntary Repatriation of Refugees to Central African Republic from DR Congo Restarts

Voa News 27 Oct 2021
refugee agency has helped more than 5,000 refugees return from Congo to the Central African Republic ... presidential elections sent an estimated 92,000 refugees fleeing into the DRC ... Since violence between armed groups erupted in 2013, more than 680,000 refugees and asylum seekers have fled to Cameroon, the DRC, the Republic of the Congo, and Chad.
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Democratic Republic of Congo Price Bulletin, October 2021

Reliefweb 27 Oct 2021
Maize and cassava are the main staple foods consumed by households in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and is usually prepared in a dough-like consistency called fufu ... Maize, cassava, rice and beans are sold year round in key reference markets in Eastern DRC.
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Burundian refugees head home but face reintegration challenges

UNHCR 27 Oct 2021
Since the beginning of the voluntary repatriation exercise in 2017, over 180,000 Burundians have returned home from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Nearly 270,000 Burundian refugees remain in exile, generously hosted by Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, DRC, Kenya, Mozambique, Malawi, South Africa and Zambia ... .
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Director - Congo Humanitarian Analysis Team (HAT)

Reliefweb 26 Oct 2021
Mercy Corps has been operating in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) since 2007, with a staff of approximately 400 people working in Eastern DRC ... Mercy Corps DRC’s humanitarian programs aim specifically to assist populations affected by the conflict and crisis in ...
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UNHCR restarts operation to help return of refugees from the Central African Republic

UNHCR 26 Oct 2021
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has restarted an operation to help thousands of people who fled as refugees from the Central African Republic (CAR) to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), return voluntarily to their home country ... the DRC, the Republic of the Congo and Chad.
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Ugandan president says bus bombing plotted by ADF

Sina 26 Oct 2021
... the recent bombing in the central part of the country was planted by the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), a rebel group holed up in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
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Ugandan police blame ADF group for bus blast

Urdu Point 26 Oct 2021
The much-feared ADF, historically a Ugandan rebel group, has been accused of killing thousands of civilians in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) ... The ADF is considered by experts to be the bloodiest of more than 120 armed groups that roam eastern DRC, many of them a legacy of two regional wars a quarter-century ago.
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More than 60,000 Burundian refugees voluntarily return home this year

UNHCR 26 Oct 2021
Roughly half of that total have returned from Tanzania, with the rest coming from Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Kenya and, since the beginning of October, from Uganda ... Nearly 270,000 Burundian refugees remain in exile, generously hosted by Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, DRC, Kenya, Mozambique, Malawi, South Africa and Zambia ... .
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Explorers and developers targeting cobalt projects

Resource World 26 Oct 2021
Commodity trader and miner Glencore Plc recently said it will restart operations at the world’s largest cobalt mine, Mutanda in southeast Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), towards the end of this year and return to production in 2022 ... the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
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NGOs say FSC label offers little protection for forests, Indigenous people

Mongabay 26 Oct 2021
The FSC was born in 1993 with the backing of WWF and Greenpeace ... 25 lays down how the FSC fails to protect some of the most valuable forest ecosystems, from temperate forests in Russia to tropical rainforests in Indonesia and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).…This article was originally published on Mongabay .
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