Month: November 2017

The Alliance for the Progress of Congo, Rejects President Joseph Kabila

As a member of the Gathering of Political and Social Forces Acquired for Change, the APC endorses the position of the RASSOP, that of no longer recognising Joseph Kabila as President of the Republic beyond December 31, 2017, and rejects at the same time this semblance of electoral calendar which, according to him, is not only an insult and a contempt for the Congolese people, but also a drawback to the Constitution as well as to the Agreement of December 31, 2016. DECLARATION OF THE ALLIANCE FOR THE PROGRESS OF THE CONGO RELATING TO THE ELECTORAL CALENDAR The Alliance...

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The Social Security Forum for Africa was held in Ethiopia

The Regional Social Security Forum for Africa was held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and was attended by the Director General of the INSS, Agnès Mwad Nawej. Organised by the International Security Association, ISSA, at the invitation of the Office of Social Security of the Ethiopian Civil Service, this Forum was an opportunity for the various participants to exchange information and analyse the challenges social security priorities in Africa, and identify concrete solutions in this area. But, also, to award the AISS prizes for good practices for Africa to certain African institutions including the National Institute of Social Security-INSS-, which,...

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The Congolese Opposition Claims the electoral calendar is not Realistic

Finally, the position of the Congolese Opposition is there. The electoral calendar, as published on November 5, is neither consensual nor realistic. For the Congolese opposition, according to a statement signed by Pierre Lumbi Okongo, the President of the Council of Wise Gathering, this calendar violates both the Constitution, the New Year’s Eve Agreement and the electoral law. On the analysis, this calendar, in the opinion of the Opposition, would simply be for external consumption. Moreover, the Opposition states that it is, in addition, fraudulent and deceptive. So, for the Opposition, this schedule is unacceptable because of several weaknesses...

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The Trial For Human Rights Abusers in Bukavu, South Kivu province

Tomorrow, Kavumu, in South Kivu province, will begin a trial for crimes against humanity by rape and kidnapping, murder and participation in the insurgency of 18 defendants, including a provincial deputy. The trial, which is being conducted by the Bukavu Military Court, will be held during mobile court hearings, which are expected to last until 26 November. As a reminder, from May 2013 to 2016, at least 51 children were abducted and subjected to sexual violence by unknown persons suspected of being militiamen in Kavumu in the territory of Kabare. At least two children died as a result of...

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The Congolese Electoral Process Calendar,Has been Released

The electoral process which has just been crossed by the CENI that some, in their impatience, have long accused of bad faith, duplicity, double language or to make the game of a power suspected, wrongly, to have a visceral inclination to slip. This calendar, which is indeed intended to meet the legitimate expectations of the Congolese people and to put an end to the itching of the political actors and to certain requirements of some foreign decision-makers can count on an unfailing support of the Government, and this, although it is the subject of comments in various senses, sharp...

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