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June 30, 2010

An impressive parade of the Congolese Armed Forces, the national police and civilians took place on Wednesday in Kinshasa, on the new Triumphal Boulevard, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s accession to national and internationally sovereignty.

June 28, 2010

King Albert II of Belgium arrived in Kinshasa on Monday to take part in the celebrations marking the 50th anniversary of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s independence from Belgium.

June 22, 2010

Three members of the family of former Congolese Prime Minister Patrice Emery Lumumba will file a criminal complaint with a civil claim against twelve Belgians who were living in Katanga when Lumumba was killed, the Belga news agency reported on Tuesday, citing one of their Belgian lawyers.

June 10, 2010

Prime Minister Adolphe Muzito announced on Thursday he was withdrawing the decrees he had signed conferring the status of town and municipalities to some parts of the country. He said he would instead establish a technical committee to propose changes.

June 6, 2010

The national chief of police, General John Numbi, has been suspended following the murder of prominent human rights defender Floribert Chebeya.

June 5, 2010

The Movement for the Liberation of Congo (MLC), has called for a boycott of festivities being organized by the government to celebrate the 50th anniversary of independence on June 30.

June 4, 2010

La police congolaise a affirmé mercredi que le corps de Floribert Chebeya ne montrait aucun signe de violence quand il a été retrouvé sans vie dans sa voiture, un jour après qu’il aye été porté disparu alors qu’il avait été convoqué pour rencontrer l’Inspecteur Général de la police, le Général John Numbi. Contrairement à la […]

June 2, 2010

Radio France Internationale (RFI) a rapporté dans son émission Afrique Midi du mardi 1 juin 2010 que le président Joseph Kabila aurait menacé de mort trois ministres de la majorité présidentielle (AMP), lors d’une réunion avec les sénateurs, députés, ministres et autres membres de l’AMP tenue le samedi passé sur sa ferme de Kingakati. Selon […]

June 2, 2010

Floribert Chebeya, a leading human rights activist, has been found dead in his car outside of Kinshasa, a day after being reported missing by colleagues and relatives after they failed to reach him on his cell phone.