Latest News for: Kinshasa law


Two COVID death suits against Tyson transferred to federal court

News-Press Now 10 Jun 2022
Jun ... In May, the administrator for the estate of Kabeya "Axel" Mukendi followed suit ... District Court for the Northern of Iowa claiming the lawsuits pertain to federal laws ... Mukendi, 35, was a native of the Democratic Republic of Congo, where he earned a law degree from the University of Kinshasa ... She car pooled in with other Haitian workers ... .

Civil Society Technical Lead – Empowering Civil Society & Justice Reform

Reliefweb 08 Mar 2022
This position will be based in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, and ***is contingent upon project award to the Carter Center*.** ... Kinshasa, DRC (with frequent internal travel within the country) ... Reports to the Chief of Party, Senior Country Representative in Kinshasa, and the Rule of Law Director in Atlanta.

Congo bids painful farewell to victims of snapped power cable

Reuters 12 Feb 2022
KINSHASA, Feb 11 (Reuters) - The velodrome in Kinshasa's Kintambo neigbourhood rang out with howls of disbelief on ... Kinshasa's governor, Gentiny Ngobila, said his administration would never again compromise on planning laws and allow "anarchic construction.".

DRC bids painful farewell to victims of snapped power cable

Independent online (SA) 11 Feb 2022
KINSHASA - On February 2, lighting struck a power cable during a heavy storm, causing it to snap and fall on houses and a market, electrocuting those below ... Kinshasa’s governor, Gentiny Ngobila, said his administration would never again compromise on planning laws and allow “anarchic construction“.

China built Congo a toll road that led straight to the ruling family

Mining Dot Com 03 Feb 2022
In an email, the Chinese embassy in Kinshasa, Congo’s capital, said its government always asks Chinese companies to respect local laws and regulations and to “never interfere in Congolese political affairs.” ... Cong also owns the five-star Fleuve Congo Hotel in Kinshasa.

Dubai can’t shake off the stain of smuggled African gold

Mining Dot Com 28 Dec 2021
Deputy U.S ... “I want to address the elephant in the room ... They are, he said, “lies.” ... efforts to stem the trade ... “It’s ours,” Congolese Finance Minister Nicolas Kazadi said in an interview at his office in the capital, Kinshasa ... law, gold from Congo and its neighbors is considered a “conflict mineral,” meaning companies publicly traded in the U.S ... .

Petecio ready to rumble vs Congolese foe

Manila Bulletin 23 Jul 2021
MB File Photo ... Ranked No. 7 in the tournament, Petecio, 29, who earned a ticket to the Games by virtue of having the highest standing in the women’s featherweight class (54-57 kgs), will take on the meet’s 25-year-old No. 11 boxer, a campaigner in the World Championship and African Games who took up law at the University of Kinshasa ... opening ceremony ... .

Rower Nievarez qualifies to the quarters; Yulo, Petecio, Barbosa in big debuts

Manila Bulletin 23 Jul 2021
World champion gymnast Carlos Yulo (MB File Photo) ... 5 of the preliminaries at the Sea Forest Waterway ... Croatia’s Damir Martin checked in first at 7.09.17 after breaking away in the first 500 meters ... “That medal is what I call inspiration ... 11 boxer, a campaigner in the World Championship and African Games who took up law at the University of Kinshasa ... .

Hasty, Harsh Sentence for Congo Critic

Human Rights Watch 22 Jul 2021
On July 18, Jacky Ndala, youth leader for the political party Together for the Republic (Ensemble pour la République), noticed unusual activity outside his house in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo ... The draft law has already triggered a deluge of discussion and diatribe on social media.

DRC : Emery Mukendi's death sparks inheritance feud between family and Elite Law Firm

Africa Intelligence 08 Jul 2021
Elite Law Firm, which opened its doors in Kinshasa in December, already has a handful of reputed mining groups among ....

‘It’s so frustrating’: Foreign-trained professionals face career barriers in Maine

Bangor Daily News 28 Jun 2021
Now, a new law aims to bridge that gap. As long as she can remember, Francine Ngabu envisioned a career in law ... This was in Kinshasa, the capital city of the Democratic Republic of the Congo ... In the meantime, Francine Ngabu, the judge from Kinshasa, is re-starting her law career through a job at the Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project.

DRC extends martial law in North Kivu and Ituri for 15 days

Business Day 03 Jun 2021
Kinshasa — The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) legislators  voted on Thursday to extend martial law in the restive east of the country for 15 days, a month after they replaced civilian authorities with military administrations in North Kivu and Ituri provinces ... On May 6, the government imposed a state of siege to try to end the bloodshed.

Tale of two traffickers is a rare spell of Congolese conservation convictions

Mongabay 28 May 2021
Two of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s most prolific wildlife traders have been handed jail terms this year, in a rare spell of conservation wins for Congolese law enforcement. Salomon Mpay 51, was arrested at a Kinshasa hotel on Jan ... On April 22, Gombe Magistrates Court in Kinshasa, the capital, sentenced Mpay to two years in prison.

Uganda to share intelligence with Congo on Islamist rebels

Beijing News 18 May 2021
... (DRC) to share intelligence and coordinate a new push by Kinshasa to combat Islamist rebels blamed for worsening violence in Congo's east ... On 3 May, Kinshasa introduced martial law in eastern Congo's North Kivu and Ituri provinces in hopes of stemming the worsening bloodshed.

DRC: 30 people handed death sentence after anti-police violence

Indian Express 16 May 2021
Thirty people were handed the death sentence in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Saturday after clashes between two rival Muslim factions this week killed one police officer and injured dozens of members of law enforcement ... Kinshasa typically sees massive celebrations during the Eid holiday.