|Moise Katumbi blocked from entering DR Congo
Radio Okapi - August 3, 2018
|Moise Katumbi and his delegation are stranded in Zambia, as the Congolese opposition leader attempts to return to DR Congo to run in the upcoming presidential election. The former governor of Katanga Province had arrived at the border crossing between Zambia and DR Congo this Friday, August 3 at 1pm local time.
|At least 60 killed as train derails in Katanga province
Xinhua - April 23, 2014
|At least 60 people were killed and some 60 others were injured when a freight train derailed in the southeast region of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The accident occurred when the train was speeding too fast before turning around a bend close to the Katongola bridge, which is near the station at Katongola, a town in the southern Katanga province.
|Opposition Supporters Step Up Attacks on Congolese Officials Abroad
Radio Okapi - February 28, 2012
|Congolese opposition supporters calling themselves “fighters” have intensified attacks against Congolese officials travelling abroad. Katanga Province Governor Moise Katumbi is the latest in a string of officials who have come under attack from the so-called “Patriots-Combatants”.
|Kabila's Senior Advisor Katumba Mwanke Dies in Plane Crash
Radio Okapi - February 12, 2012
|A private jet belonging to former Katanga Province governor Katumba Mwanke crashed at 1pm on Sunday near the airport of Bukavu, South Kivu Province. According to state radio and television broadcaster RTNC, Katumba Mwanke, the pilot, and the copilot were killed.
|Supreme Court Rules Joseph Kabila Won Presidential Election
Congo News Agency - December 16, 2011
|The Supreme Court has upheld the results of the Nov. 28 presidential election published by the Independent National Electoral Commission last Friday. The Supreme Court ruled that Joseph Kabila won 48,95% of the votes, Etienne Tshisekedi 32,33%, Vital Kamerhe 7,74%, Leon Kengo wa Dondo 4,95%, Mbusa Nyamwisi 1,72%, Nzanga Mobutu 1,75%, with the remaining 5 candidates garnering less than 1% each.
|Kabila Leads Partial Election Results
Congo News Agency - December 3, 2011
|The Independent National Electoral Commission has started publishing partial results of Monday’s presidential election in DR Congo. President Joseph Kabila leads overall while not winning in all provinces. Etienne Tshisekedi is second, leading in Bas-Congo and in the two Kasai provinces.
|Vote Counting Underway after Mostly Peaceful Elections
Congo News Agency - November 29, 2011
|Voting was for the most part peaceful around the Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday as most of the nearly 32 million registered voters were able to cast their ballots in peace at the more than 60,000 polling stations around the country. Observers are present at the polling stations to witness the vote counting and the results being posted.
|Candidates to Make Last Stand in Kinshasa before Monday's Election
Congo News Agency - November 26, 2011
|The leading candidates in Monday’s presidential election are set to hold dueling rallies in Kinshasa on Saturday, the last day of the campaign. President Kabila will rally supporters at Stade des Martyrs, while Etienne Tshisekedi has announced a rally in the capital upon his arrival at Ndjili airport. Vital Kamerhe will also hold a final rally at Stade Tata Raphael.
|Tshisekedi: UDPS Has Never Been for a Joint Opposition Candidacy
Radio Okapi - November 19, 2011
|Etienne Tshisekedi said on Saturday that the UDPS has never been for a joint candidacy of the opposition to win elections. “The elections are being held for the Congolese people, who are sovereign. They all want change. They know what they need to do, even if they were in front of 1000 candidates,” Mr. Tshisekedi said.
|On the Campaign Trail, Kabila, Tshisekedi Cross Paths in Eastern Congo
Congo News Agency - November 15, 2011
|The two leading candidates in the upcoming presidential election crossed paths in eastern Congo on Monday. Both President Joseph Kabila and Etienne Tshisekedi arrived in Goma, North Kivu Province, on the same day to hold campaign events.