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Uganda tells World Court DRC’s $13bn reparations claim could ruin its economy

Business Day 22 Apr 2021
The long-running dispute over Uganda's involvement in Ituri was first brought before the court in 1999 and in 2005 the ICJ ruled that Uganda had violated international law ... It also ruled that the DRC had violated international law with an attack on the Ugandan embassy in Kinshasa.
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Uganda: DRC’s reparation claims ‘dangerously disproportionate’

Al Jazeera 22 Apr 2021
In 2005, the ICJ ruled that Uganda had violated international law by occupying parts of the eastern Congolese province with its own troops and supporting other armed groups in the area during the conflict. It also ruled that the DRC had violated international law with an attack on the Ugandan embassy in Kinshasa ... .
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DR Congo seeks over $4bn in reparations from Uganda at ICJ

Al Jazeera 20 Apr 2021
The case was first brought before the court in 1999 and in 2005 the ICJ ruled that Uganda had violated international law by occupying parts of Ituri with its own troops and ... It also ruled that the DRC had violated international law with an attack on the Ugandan embassy in Kinshasa.
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DR Congo gets US$ 7bn debt cancellation

Afrol News 28 Feb 2021
Congo Kinshasa still is considered one of the most corrupt countries in the world ... At the Paris meeting, creditors urged the Kinshasa government "to carry out further reforms to improve governance, strengthen the rule of law and fight corruption, which are necessary conditions to ensure a sustainable development" after the agreed debt cancellations.
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Human Rights Watchdog Decries Escalation of Crackdown on Media, Civil Activism in DRC

Urdu Point 28 Jan 2021
The watchdog called on the DRC authorities and Tshisekedi personally to guarantee equal rights to peaceful expression and assembly, which is also their obligation under international human rights law. It also urged the regional and international partners to pressure Kinshasa into stopping the persecution of media and activists ....
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DR Congo’s parliament ousts prime minister amid growing political turmoil

Indian Express 28 Jan 2021
The prime minister called the motion of censure “a political maneuver with no basis in fact, flouting the requirements of the state of law.”. Ilunkamba and other pro-Kabila supporters boycotted the vote in the Kinshasa parliament, arguing that an interim speaker of ...
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In this image made from video, a group of local residents demonstrate outside a coronavirus medical reception facility that was under construction in the Yopougon area of the commercial capital Abidjan, Ivory Coast
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Manifesto against the presidency for life in Africa

Mail Guardian South Africa 17 Sep 2020
While in Kinshasa, Joseph Kabila played Russian-style tricks with the rule of law, Macky Sall, in Dakar, Senegal, will certainly now be tempted to follow the path of constitutional manipulation ... but on the authority of the law and the sacred nature of the Constitution.
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Congo police disperse parliament protesters with tear gas, water cannon

The Star 24 Jun 2020
KINSHASA (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo police fired tear gas and water cannon on Wednesday to repel hundreds of protesters whose rally against a proposed new law threatened to spill into the parliament compound in the capital Kinshasa ... .
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Police in Kinshasa disperse hundreds of protesters opposing proposed law

Business Day 24 Jun 2020
KinshasaDemocratic Republic of Congo police fired teargas and water cannon on Wednesday to repel hundreds of protesters whose rally against a proposed new law threatened to spill into ...
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Capitalism that's more inclusive is more effective

The Buffalo News 18 Jun 2020
By Another Voice. Published Thu, Jun 18, 2020. By Nathaniel Houghton. In the U.S ... We came of age during the financial crisis ... Two launched a Kinshasa law firm together ... Nevertheless, I have come to see that elite managers are trained to assume that we help people in Kinshasa while we do business with people in London, Berlin, New York and Shanghai ... .
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A Dirty Investment

Human Rights 25 Nov 2019
Human Rights Watch conducted research at PHC’s three plantations (Boteka, Lokutu, and Yaligimba), as well as in the cities of Bumba, Kinshasa, Kisangani, Lisala, and Mbandaka ... The company’s waste disposal procedures do not appear to be compliant with Congolese law or with international human rights standards for the conduct of business ... [208] Law No.
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