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The democratic republic of congo is currently facing its most significant cholera outbreak for 20 years in 2017, 55,000 people fell ill across 24 of the country’s. Security forces in the democratic republic of congo's capital kinshasa shot dead an anti-government protester and wounded two others during church-led.
In the democratic republic of the congo, the world food programme today said it is energizing two key elements of its emergency operation to prevent famine in war. The republic of the congo is in central africa the country is also known as congo-brazzaville to distinguish it from its giant eastern neighbour, the democratic. Kinshasa – over the past year, the humanitarian situation in the democratic republic of congo (drc) has deteriorated at an alarming rate iom, the un migration.
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This astronaut image shows two capital cities (brownish-gray areas) on opposite banks of the congo river the smaller city on the north side of the river is. This road, in the capital of the democratic republic of congo, is part of a decade-old deal between the government and chinese investors but many projects. Located in the continent of africa the democratic republic of the congo covers 226704800 square kilometers of land and has a population of 73599190. The recent history of the democratic republic of congo (dr congo) has been one of civil war and corruption dr congo is a vast country with immense economic resources. The republic of the congo (french: république du congo), also known as the congo-brazzaville, the congo republic and the democratic republic of the congo. In 2016, the democratic republic of the congo made a significant advancement in efforts to eliminate the worst forms of child labor the government adopted a revision.