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Ex-president Kabila's brother ousted as provincial governor in DRC

Ghana Web 07 May 2021
An FCC legislator, Dominique Bota, alleged that Zoe Kabila had been busy on government business in the capital Kinshasa ... Kabila, who left office in 2019, had established a web of support in politics, business and the military, casting a shadow over Tshisekedi, his successor.
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Row in DR Congo as Kabila's brother stripped of office

Urdu Point 06 May 2021
But Kabila's long years in power enabled him to build a web of support in politics, business and the military, casting a shadow over his successor Felix Tshisekedi ... Zoe Kabila's absence," said FCC lawmaker Dominique Bota, who said the younger Kabila had been busy on government business in Kinshasa.
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Alexander Zingman arrested in Congo

Zambian Watchdog 24 Mar 2021
... Kinshasa to Lubumbashi, where he was questioned by police about his business in the DRC.
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‘More severe than war’: Health workers reflect on a year of COVID

Al Jazeera 10 Mar 2021
In the year since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the coronavirus outbreak a global pandemic, doctors, nurses and medical staff have been at the forefront of the battle against COVID-19 ... Below are their stories ... She has been in the profession for 14 years and is currently posted at a busy hospital in the Congolese capital, Kinshasa ... .
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Children in Congo turn to motorbike taxis for work as Covid-19 bites

Deccan Herald 04 Mar 2021
Congolese teenager Bienvenu dreams of owning a clothing business but spends his days illegally driving a motorbike taxi in busy Kinshasa to support his family during the Covid-19 pandemic ... With no reliable public transport, an informal network of moto-taxis - known as "Wewa" - is the main way many people in Kinshasa move around.
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DR Congo gets US$ 7bn debt cancellation

Afrol News 28 Feb 2021
The main creditors of Congo Kinshasa (DRC) have agreed to cancel Congolese foreign debts totalling US$ 7.35 billion ... While the IMF agreed Kinshasa authorities had implemented enough reforms to qualify for debt relief, Paris Club creditors however still were sceptical and "expressed their concern over the business environment" in Congo.
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GPC Seychelles Ltd. signs protection-contracts in Kinshasa | 01 February 2021

Nation 01 Feb 2021
The meetings were held with high ranked officials from government and army in the capital Kinshasa ... The associated company to GPC Ltd., ‘Golden Times’ from Germany which operates in the Gold-business, negotiated in Kinshasa the possibilities of mining gold as well.
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Powerful business lobby replaces ally of ex-Congo president Kabila

Yahoo Daily News 24 Dec 2020
Powerful business lobby replaces ally of ex-Congo president Kabila ... KINSHASA (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo's main private business lobby replaced a close ally of former president Joseph Kabila as its chairman on Wednesday, further weakening Kabila in his power struggle with President Felix Tshisekedi.
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DRC, Congo Face Risk of Ebola Spreading Across Border

Voa News 12 Sep 2020
The World Health Organization is raising the prospect that the deadly Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Equateur province could spread across borders ... Chaib said the risk of the disease spreading from Mbandaka to DRC’s capital, Kinshasa, along the busy river route was of concern ... Travelers screened ... Another problem is funding ... .
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This fashion designer says we'll all be watching 3D runway shows in the future

Finger Lakes Times 10 Sep 2020
Since the event, Mvuemba was named one of Fast Company's most creative people in business, and Zendaya and Tracee Ellis Ross have worn Hanifa's Kinshasa backless mini dress in the colors of the Congo flag in fashion magazine spreads ... The business is growing, but I felt like there was a disconnect with the message.
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This fashion game-changer says we’ll all be watching 3-D runway shows in the future

The Los Angeles Times 04 Sep 2020
Since the event, Mvuemba was named one of Fast Company’s most creative people in business, and Zendaya and Tracee Ellis Ross have worn Hanifa’s Kinshasa backless mini dress in the colors of the Congo flag in fashion magazine spreads ... The business is growing, but I felt like there was a disconnect with the message.
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Capitalism that's more inclusive is more effective

The Buffalo News 18 Jun 2020
Two launched a Kinshasa law firm together ... Their businesses are not repurposed Western constructions, but organic responses to local needs ... 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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DR Congo reports new Ebola outbreak

Taipei Times 02 Jun 2020
After four people died in the country’s 11th outbreak, which is close to a busy transport route, the WHO is to send a team to support local leaders. AFP, KINSHASA ... “Given the proximity of this new outbreak to busy transport routes and vulnerable neighboring countries we must act quickly.”.
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