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Meta launches its Africa Day campaign spotlighting and celebrating Africans making a global impact
23-05-2022 | 11:02:00
As part of its Africa Day celebrations on 25 May, Meta announced the return of its global campaign ‘Made by Africa, Loved by the World’, which was first launched in 2021.
Deux projets routiers désenclavent d’importantes zones agricoles de la RDC, avec le soutien de l'AfDB
23-05-2022 | 09:26:00
Au début des années 2010, Godelive Ngalula, commerçante à Kikwit, en République démocratique du Congo, mettait une semaine pour effectuer quelque 350 kilomètres en direction de Tshikapa, dans la province du Kasaï.
African Development Bank support for two road projects opens up major agricultural areas in the DRC
23-05-2022 | 09:08:00
In the early 2010s, Godelive Ngalula, a trader from Kikwit, the main town of Kwilu Province in the Democratic Republic of Congo, spent a week to travel the 350 kilometres (km) to Tshikapa in Kasaï Province and 50,000 Congolese francs (about $24.5) on food.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: DR Congo’s factor in the integration agenda
13-05-2022 | 14:08:00
The recent entry of the Democratic Republic of Congo to the East African Community has heralded a new economic dispensation expanding the regional market.
RDC réitère son engagement pour la transformation locale de ses minéraux
12-05-2022 | 10:04:00
La RDC a réitéré cette semaine à la conférence Mining Indaba 2022 de son engagement pour la création d’une chaine de transformation locale de ses minéraux et appeler à davantage d’investissements étrangers.
Zambia and DRC Sign Cooperation Agreement to manufacture electric car batteries
11-05-2022 | 12:41:24
Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has signed a historical cooperation agreement to facilitate the development of value chain in electric battery and clean energy sector. 
Bboxx secures $4m loan from FEI OGEF to accelerate energy access in DRC
09-05-2022 | 10:07:31
Bboxx, a next generation utility, has secured a $4 million loan from the Facility for Energy Inclusion Off-Grid Energy Access Fund (FEI OGEF), a debt fund managed by Lion’s Head Global Partners (LHGP), to accelerate Bboxx’s operations in the DRC.
Crown Agents Bank partners with VODACASH SA to facilitate mobile payments in DRC
09-05-2022 | 10:07:23
Crown Agents Bank has collaborated with VODACASH SA in the innovating project of enabling international mobile payments in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) through the M-Pesa brand.
Equity Group appoints Yves Cuypers as Regional Director for Central and Southern Africa
09-05-2022 | 10:07:19
Equity Group appointed Yves Cuypers as the first Equity Group Holdings Regional Director in charge of the Central and Southern Africa.
Equity Bank Congo, Banque Commerciale Du Congo receive regulatory approval for merger
09-05-2022 | 10:06:18
Equity Group Holdings (EGH) received regulatory approval to merge Equity Bank Congo (EBC) and Banque Commerciale Du Congo (BCDC) to form a new bank - Equity Banque Commercial du Congo (EquityBCDC).
[RDC] La transformation du gaz du lac Kivu en électricité
05-05-2022 | 10:53:00
Pourparlers avec une firme koweïtienne pour la transformation du gaz du lac Kivu en électricité. Pour doper la croissance socioéconomique de la République démocratique du Congo, les autorités congolaises mènent une stratégie visant à nouer des partenariats pour encourager les investissements dans le secteur énergétique national.
Rawbank, sponsor de la chambre des mines pour la promotion des femmes dirigeantes du secteur minier
05-05-2022 | 10:13:00
Rawbank à travers son programme Lady’s First encourage l’entrepreneuriat féminin et amplifie la place de la femme dans le secteur des mines dans une approche d’une économie circulaire.
Rawbank célèbre ses 20 ans et réaffirme ses objectifs
05-05-2022 | 09:54:00
Rawbank fête son vingtième anniversaire. Cette célébration marque deux décennies de développement qui ont permis à la banque de devenir un acteur incontournable de l’économie nationale.
succès sur toute la ligne en Afrique et acteur de la transformation digitale
18-04-2022 | 09:05:00
Infobip leader en matière de solutions de communication via le cloud, est devenu en quelques années seulement, un acteur innovant et actif de l’inclusion numérique en Afrique francophone via 4 filiales au Maroc, Sénégal, Cote d’ivoire et RDC.
Investissement supplémentaire pour la croissance du secteur privé en RDC, en Uganda et en Angola
11-04-2022 | 13:42:00
Swedfund annonce un investissement supplémentaire de 4,45 MUSD dans African Rivers Fund 3 (ARF 3), portant l'engagement total de Swedfund à 14,45 MUSD.
Additional investment private sector growth in DRC, Uganda and Angola
11-04-2022 | 13:34:00
Swedish Development Finance Institution Swedfund announces an additional investment of 4.45 MUSD in African Rivers Fund 3 (ARF 3) increasing Swedfund’s total commitment to 14.45 MUSD.
BGFIBank République Démocratique du Congo (RDC) renouvelle sa certification AML 30000
11-04-2022 | 08:10:00
Le renouvellement de cette certification a été obtenu à l’issue d’un audit de suivi réalisé de Décembre 2021 à Mars 2022, par le cabinet accrédité MAGHREB CORPORATE à Kinshasa.
DR Congo joins the East African Community as the seventh member
30-03-2022 | 09:11:00
The Summit of EAC Heads of State at their 19th Ordinary Summit  admitted DRC following recommendation by the Council of Ministers.
AfDB grant to improve governance of natural resource outflows in six African countries
07-03-2022 | 07:30:15
Six African countries will soon benefit from a grant from the Transitional Support Facility (TSF) of the African Development Fund, through a project designed to strengthen national capacity for governing natural resource outflows in Africa.
European DFIs sell debt in operating company of palm oil plantations in the DRC, PHC
23-02-2022 | 10:51:00
The Development Finance Institutions (DFI) BIO of Belgium, CDC of the UK, DEG of Germany and FMO from the Netherlands, announced they will cease to be Lenders to PHC, the operating company of three longstanding palm oil plantations in the DRC.
African presidents launch Global Fund's $18b campaign to restore progress against AIDS, TB and Malaria
23-02-2022 | 10:16:00
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and presidents of five African countries launched the Global Fund’s Seventh Replenishment campaign to restore progress against AIDS, TB and Malaria.
Bloomberg Philanthropies Partners with CARE to Support Women Small Business Owners in East Africa
21-02-2022 | 05:41:00
Bloomberg Philanthropies announced a partnership with CARE to expand existing Village Savings and Loans Associations (VSLAs) for agricultural funds in Tanzania, Rwanda, and Democratic Republic of the Congo
Bloomberg Philanthropies and CARE to support women small business owners in East Africa with Village Savings and Loans Associations
18-02-2022 | 13:35:00
The partnership will enable women who own small agriculture-based businesses to build capital and access credit to invest in and grow their businesses, ensuring long-term economic sustainability for themselves and their families.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Heightened oil and gas activities inspire more investments
04-02-2022 | 06:30:00
As the East African nations continue to make oil and gas discoveries, investors and multinationals are pitching tent in the region on an exploration binge with governments betting on the newfound resources to grow national and regional economies.
Vodacom Group partners with Amdocs to create African center of excellence for 5G Era
02-02-2022 | 08:26:00
Amdocs announced that it has partnered with Vodacom Group (Vodacom), a leading African connectivity, digital and financial services company, to create an African Center of Excellence (COE).
Le Plan du gaz du Congo promet d'élargir les opportunités d'exportation et de participer au développement national
26-01-2022 | 09:12:00
Afin d'optimiser le potentiel gazier du pays et de dynamiser son secteur des hydrocarbures, le Congo a élaboré et lancé un plan de valorisation de ses réserves estimées à 10 milliards de mètres cubes de gaz naturel
Congo’s gas master plan promises to expand export opportunities and domestic development
26-01-2022 | 09:03:00
In a bid to optimize the country’s gas potential and revitalize its hydrocarbons sector, Congo has put together and launched a plan to put its estimated 10 trillion cubic feet of natural gas reserves to good use.
NuRAN announces agreement for us$15,000,000 senior credit facility as financing for Cameroon and DRC projects
07-01-2022 | 17:22:00
NuRAN Wireless Inc., a specialist rural telecommunications company, is pleased to announce an agreement in principle for a senior secured credit facility with a development finance institution that provides up to US$15,000,000 in total funding.
La République démocratique du Congo déclare l’épidémie d’Ebola terminée
17-12-2021 | 08:02:00
Les autorités sanitaires de la République démocratique du Congo ont annoncé que l’épidémie d’Ebola qui a été confirmée dans la province du Nord-Kivu en octobre dernier a été déclarée terminée.
L'AfDB accorde 70 millions de dollars pour renforcer les infrastructures socio-économiques au Congo
15-12-2021 | 11:19:00
Le Conseil d’administration du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement a accordé un prêt de 70,04 millions de dollars américains à la République démocratique du Congo.
[RDC] L'AfDB accorde 99 millions de dollars pour l’aménagement de la route Bukavu-Goma
29-11-2021 | 09:11:00
Le Conseil d’administration du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement a approuvé l’octroi de 99,39 millions de dollars américains à la République démocratique du Congo pour la réalisation du Projet d’aménagement de la route Bukavu-Goma.
[RDC] L'AfDB accorde plus de 70 Millions de dollars de prêt au développement Agro-Industriel
22-11-2021 | 08:09:00
Le Conseil d’administration du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement a accordé un prêt du Fonds Africain de Développement de 70,76 millions de dollars américains à la République démocratique du Congo (RDC) pour le développement agro-industriel.
IFC partners with Equity to support MSMEs with local-currency financing in DRC, Kinshasa
17-11-2021 | 08:38:00
To support the growth of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), IFC announced a partnership with Equity BCDC, to help smaller businesses access local currency financing.
[DRC] IFC and Equity Group Partner to support MSMEs with local-currency financing
15-11-2021 | 10:05:00
IFC announced a partnership with Equity Banque Commerciale du Congo that will help these smaller businesses access local currency financing in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
[RDC] IFC et Equity Group s’associent afin de soutenir le développement des MPME
15-11-2021 | 10:00:00
IFC a annoncé avoir conclu un partenariat avec Equity Banque commerciale du Congo pour accompagner la croissance des micro, petites et moyennes entreprises (MPME) en République démocratique du Congo (RDC).
ZTE partners with Airtel to boost digital transformation of voice network in Africa
03-11-2021 | 17:21:13
ZTE Corporation has won the bid of the network virtualization reconstruction project from Airtel Congo-Kinshasa again, assisting Airtel Africa in evolving the traditional TDM gateway office to the IP-based and virtualized gateway office.
D'éminents scientifiques forestiers appellent à un arrêt des nouvelles exploitations forestières au Congo
29-10-2021 | 10:09:00
Les écologistes craignent qu'un accord forestier d'un milliard de dollars en RDC qui doit être annoncé à la COP26 ne donne le feu vert à une nouvelle exploitation massive de la deuxième plus grande forêt tropicale du monde.
INPEX sells all interests in Teikoku Oil offshore DR Congo Block
28-10-2021 | 11:02:00
INPEX, Japan’s exploration and production (E&P) company, announced it has sold all its shares in Teikoku Oil (DR Congo), a subsidiary, to Perenco Energies International, thereby divesting all its interests in the Offshore DR Congo Block (the Block).
Un nouveau cas d’Ebola confirmé au Nord-Kivu en République démocratique du Congo
11-10-2021 | 11:39:00
Le Ministère de la santé de la RDC a annoncé qu’un nouveau cas d’Ebola a été détecté dans la zone de santé de Butsili, dans la province du Nord-Kivu, où une précédente épidémie s’est officiellement terminée le 3 mai 2021
Afreximbank extends footprint by opening Central Africa Regional Office in Yaoundé Cameroon
28-09-2021 | 09:27:18
The new office covers the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS), composed of Cameroon, the Central Africa Republic, Chad, Congo, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea and Gabon.
Burundi, DRC set to rollout out simplified trade regime
23-09-2021 | 13:06:00
Small cross border trade between Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is set to flourish after the two countries begun the process towards implementation of the COMESA Simplified Trade Regime (STR).
La Guinée déclare la fin de la flambée de maladie à virus Marburg
17-09-2021 | 12:24:36
La Guinée a déclaré aujourd’hui la fin de la flambée de maladie à virus Marburg après qu’aucun cas n’a été signalé pendant 42 jours.
Liquid Intelligent Technologies connects DRC and Congo Brazzaville with high-speed connectivity using WOC technology
16-09-2021 | 11:07:51
Africa’s technology group, Liquid Intelligent Technologies, is now delivering affordable high-speed connectivity to communities in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) using state-of-the-art Wireless Optical Communication technology (WOC).
Chevron partners with Tristar Group to strengthen production and distribution of Caltex lubricants in East Africa
16-09-2021 | 08:38:44
With the signing of this agreement, Chevron has strengthened its already growing presence in East Africa and entrusted its operations to AML as a licensee.
La RD Congo et la Banque africaine de développement veulent redynamiser leur coopération
15-09-2021 | 10:58:00
Une mission de haut niveau du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement, conduite par le directeur général pour la région Afrique centrale, s’est rendue à Kinshasa pour renforcer les relations entre la Banque et la RDC
La République démocratique du Congo déclare une flambée de méningite
08-09-2021 | 10:47:00
La République démocratique du Congo a déclaré une flambée épidémique de méningite dans la province de la Tshopo
Quest Water and Aquatar™ Oasis partnership Sarl announce strategic partnership with Orange DRC S.A.
08-09-2021 | 10:10:00
Quest Water, announced AQUAtap™ Oasis Partnership SARL has entered into a strategic partnership agreement with Orange DRC S.A. in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
MPESA Africa reaches 50 million monthly active customers
08-09-2021 | 09:14:08
Launched more than 14 years ago in Kenya, M-Pesa is today available in Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, DRC, Lesotho, Ghana and Egypt.
Speedcast wins contract to provide connectivity to Mining Company Katanga
01-09-2021 | 09:59:00
Speedcast announced that the company has been selected by Mining Company Katanga for a three-year contract to deliver satellite connectivity services in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Orange lance la 3ème édition de la compétition Orange Esport Experience
27-08-2021 | 08:50:00
Orange a ainsi lancé une plateforme digitale exclusivement dédiée au gaming qui réunit aujourd’hui plus de 10 000 joueurs issus de plus de 15 pays.
ECP annonce le lancement du nouveau Africa Energy Series
24-08-2021 | 08:48:43
Energy Capital Power (ECP) accueille avec enthousiasme la visite de l'OPEP et la détermination du gouvernement congolais à propulser son secteur pétrolier et gazier vers de nouveaux sommets.
ST Engineering iDirect and Gilat Telecom deliver new tech to connect communities across the DR Congo
18-08-2021 | 09:12:00
 The new hubs enabled Vodacom to migrate its VSAT-based 2G network to 3G across 150 Base Tranceiver Station (BTS) sites with the Base Station Controller located in Kinshasa. The new deployment replaces traditional SCPC links and increases efficiency in facilitating 3G data traffic.
Clean-Seas signs LOI to build and operate $30m waste plastic-to-energy pyrolysis plant in Kinshasa, DRC
10-08-2021 | 11:15:00
Clean Vision Corporation announced that its Clean-Seas subsidiary signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to build and operate a waste plastic-to-energy pyrolysis plant in Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Microsoft to partner with Kenya and governments across Africa to transform education for Millions of students
04-08-2021 | 10:15:14
Microsoft has committed to collaborate with the Ministry of Education in Kenya as well as governments across Africa to transform the education sector.
Liquid Intelligent Technologies and Facebook to build fibre network in DR Congo
06-07-2021 | 09:44:49
Liquid Technologies and Facebook have announced a partnership to build an extensive long haul and metro fibre network in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) that is expected to improve internet access for more than 30 million people
Spacecom buys part of Nuran Wireless to strengthen Africa
30-06-2021 | 09:25:00
Spacecom, the satellite services provider and owner-operator of the AMOS satellite fleet, announced it has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with NuRAN Wireless Inc., including a USD 3.2 million investment (CAD 4 million) in the Canadian communications company.
Social media adoption helps small and medium-sized businesses power Africa’s economic growth, report
30-06-2021 | 08:51:00
A study conducted by Genesis Analytics in eight African countries - Senegal, Côte d’Ivoire, the DRC, South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana, Mauritius, and Kenya - reveals that social media platforms help accelerate economic growth and opportunity across the continent.
Consortium of AIIM, Adenia and IFC acquire majority stake in Eastcastle Infrastructure
29-06-2021 | 10:07:00
African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), Adenia Partners and IFC have partnered to invest a total of $130 million to support Eastcastle Infrastructure (Eastcastle), a company specializing in Africa’s telecoms tower sector.
Burkina Faso, DR Congo and Morocco join Africa Finance Corporation
10-06-2021 | 08:01:00
In a milestone for its pan-Africa mission, Africa Finance Corporation, one of the region’s biggest investors in infrastructure development, has announced that it has exceeded 30 member states, representing more than half the continent.
Gridworks, AEE Power and Eranove sign concession agreements with DRC on $100m solar-hybrid power project
04-06-2021 | 08:28:00
A consortium led by Gridworks including Eranove and AEE Power, signed three concession agreements with the Ministry of Hydraulic Resources and Electricity of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Ivanhoe pledges net-zero greenhouse gas emissions at Kamoa-Kakula Copper Mine in DRC
20-05-2021 | 09:38:00
Ivanhoe Mines announced it has pledged to achieve net-zero operational greenhouse gas emissions (Scope 1 and 2) at the Kamoa-Kakula Copper Mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Mastercard collaborates with Billetera to introduce digital payment solutions in DR Congo
12-05-2021 | 08:35:45
The partnership aims to support the vision of the DRC Government, which under the leadership of President Felix Tshisekedi has an ambitious digitization programme.
Angola’s National Oil, Gas and Biofuel’s Agency opens Congo, Kwanza Blocks in ongoing bid round
05-05-2021 | 08:02:00
This latest call to tender is part of the agency's ongoing 2019-2025 hydrocarbons licensing strategy.
Equity unveils EquityBCDC in the Democratic Republic of Congo
23-04-2021 | 08:30:24
Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta unveiled the new brand of EquityBCDC, a subsidiary of Kenya’s Equity Group Holdings in the Democratic Republic of Congo, located on the 18th floor of Equity Centre building in Kinshasa.
IITA promotes agriculture as a business for smallholder farmers in DR Congo
19-04-2021 | 09:19:44
The fair’s general objective was to highlight IITA’s research contribution, with the support of its partners, in favor of smallholder farmers in South Kivu.
How cold chain technology is enhancing healthcare in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
19-04-2021 | 09:09:00
The introduction of solar-powered fridges is helping DRC to safely store vaccines in health care centers, from which they can be administered to people and could benefit the country’s wider healthcare system.
NAS launches ground handling operations in Democratic Republic of Congo
16-04-2021 | 11:18:48
National Aviation Services (NAS), the aviation services provider in emerging markets, announced the launch of its operations in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
EU allocates €54.5m to Africa's Great Lakes region
14-04-2021 | 12:53:00
The EU announced a new funding of €54.5 million in humanitarian aid devoted to the most vulnerable people affected by human-made or natural disasters, epidemics, and displacement in the Great Lakes region of Africa.
[Interview] Gad Akonkwa, PDG, JUNAF DRC
02-04-2021 | 15:08:20
Gad Akonkwa est le PDG de JUNAF, une entreprise agroalimentaire qui est spécialisée dans la transformation des jus de fruits et legumes en République Démocratique du Congo.
DRC signs a public private partnership with Insolation Solaire Inc
02-04-2021 | 13:53:18
The Founder & CEO of Insolation Solaire Inc., a Canadian solar energy startup, signed a Public Private Partnership with the DRC to deploy its novel solar optical module technology called “Oriens Duo”.
Smile Telecoms receives $51 million funding to boost operations
01-04-2021 | 13:27:00
Smile Telecoms Holdings Ltd., a Pan-African telecommunications group with operations in Nigeria, Uganda, Tanzania, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, has announced that its RP (Restructuring Plan) has been approved and agreed with the lenders.
[Interview] Daniel Wa Mukina, PDG, DIMbusiness family, DRC
29-03-2021 | 12:35:00
Daniel Wa Mukina est le PDG de DIMbusiness family, une firme congolaise de futurs créateurs d'entreprises donnant un sens aux projets des entrepreneurs ainsi que lever les fonds pour financer les différents projets.
Green Climate Fund approves $80m in FAO-led projects in Congo and Jordan
23-03-2021 | 10:57:00
Two FAO-designed projects, one focusing on agroforestry in sub-Saharan Africa and the other on water management in the Near East, received $80 million, paving the way to improve the livelihoods of smallholder farmers.
Liquid expands to DRC with 2,500km fibre network
22-03-2021 | 07:13:00
Liquid Telecom, which this week changed its name, has expanded its terrestrial fibre network to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for the first time.
Equity receives $75m from AGF to support MSMEs in Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and DRC
16-03-2021 | 10:10:00
The African Guarantee Fund (AGF) and Equity Group signed an agreement which will provide a $75 million guarantee fund to four of Equity’s bank subsidiaries within the Group.
[DRC] Bboxx partners with UNCDF to scale clean cooking access
15-03-2021 | 08:44:18
Bboxx is announcing a new partnership with the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), to scale access to LPG clean cooking services in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
DRC holds rollout of AstraZeneca vaccine as a precautionary measure
15-03-2021 | 08:23:23
The Democratic Republic of Congo has postponed its AstraZeneca vaccination rollout campaign, originally set to begin on Monday, March 15th.
DR Congo plans cooking gas pilot scheme
15-03-2021 | 07:06:52
In order to ensure the DRC’s supply of cooking gas, the State is currently piloting a project that, once completed, will also help protect the environment.
FAO to provide livelihood assistance to nearly 49 million people in 2021
12-03-2021 | 07:30:47
As the COVID-19 pandemic, conflict and climate-related crises drive acute levels of hunger higher, FAO is seeking $1.1 billion in 2021 to save the lives and livelihoods of some of the world's most food-insecure people.
Researcher explores native grass for improving livestock productivity in DR Congo
09-03-2021 | 12:03:29
With a population of close to 90 million people, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), which is the largest country in sub-Saharan Africa, boasts 90 million hectares of pasture that can support 40 million heads of cattle and produce 1.5 million tonnes of beef per year.
The African Development Bank to introduce first women beneficiaries of AFAWA Guarantee
08-03-2021 | 08:07:00
The AFAWA Guarantee for Growth program targets financial institutions to increase their appetite to lend to women who are known to be better payers
Raxio Group to launch data centres in DR Congo
05-03-2021 | 08:01:00
The Raxio Group has announced that it is establishing and investing in ‘Raxio Kinshasa’, the first in a series of state-of-the-art, privately owned, carrier-neutral, data centres in the DRC.
[DRC] More than 1.7 million COVID-19 vaccines arrived
03-03-2021 | 10:05:00
More than 1.7 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have arrived in Kinshasa, the capital of the DRC.
Smile Telecoms announces changes in its leadership
22-02-2021 | 08:05:00
Smile Telecoms Holdings Ltd., a Pan-African telecommunications group with operations in Nigeria, Uganda, Tanzania, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, announced after its board meeting, significant changes in the leadership of the Group's board and management.
Nuran partners with Orange to deepen rural connectivity in DR Congo
19-02-2021 | 09:52:51
Under the terms of the agreement with Orange DRC, NuRAN is partnering with Orange DRC for the purpose of constructing and operating 2,000 new NuRAN towers over the next 40 months throughout the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
UN Emergency Fund allocates $15m for Ebola response in DRC, Guinea
17-02-2021 | 14:54:00
The UN Emergency Fund has allocated $15 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) in response to Ebola outbreaks in Guinea and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
10MW solar power plant to be built in DR Congo with Egypt’s support
10-02-2021 | 10:04:00
The Democratic Republic of Congo has just signed an agreement with Egypt for the establishment of a solar power plant in the Central African country.
FAO welcomes €40m from Germany to help farmers withstand shocks and extreme climate events
09-02-2021 | 10:13:00
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) welcomed a €40 million contribution from Germany to help farmers and fishers withstand threats like COVID-19 and extreme climate events.
[DRC] DR Congo's President Tshisekedi becomes African Union chairman
08-02-2021 | 09:36:00
The DRC's President Félix Tshisekedi has now taken over the helm of the African Union to serve as the chairman for one-year.
[DRC] New Ebola case detected in eastern Congo, health ministry says
08-02-2021 | 08:07:00
KINSHASA - A woman has contracted Ebola and died in a new case of the virus detected in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo near the city of Butembo, the health ministry said on Sunday.
Education Cannot Wait approves $22.2m for multi-year resilience programme in DRC
22-12-2020 | 07:35:00
Education Cannot Wait (ECW) announced $22.2 million in catalytic investment grants to accelerate education in emergency response in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Gridworks wins bid to run Essor project in the Democratic Republic of Congo
09-12-2020 | 11:51:48
Gridworks, the company set up to develop and invest in electricity networks across Africa, welcomed the announcement that a consortium it is leading has been appointed preferred bidder for the Essor A2E Initiative (Essor) in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
AfDB grants additional $3.5m to Central African Republic for electricity interconnection project with DRC
01-12-2020 | 15:12:00
The African Development Bank (AfDB), granted an additional donation of $3.52 million to the Central African Republic to help the country to complete the first phase of an electricity interconnection project with the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Bboxx, USAID partner to expand clean cooking access in DRC
27-11-2020 | 15:07:00
USAID’s Pay As You Go Liquid Petroleum Gas Program awarded a grant to Bboxx to test and scale up LPG technology in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
11th Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo declared over
20-11-2020 | 07:39:35
An outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is over, the government announced after a five-month response supported by the UN’s World Health Organization (WHO) and other partners.
Airlink launches new route to connect South Africa and DRC
18-11-2020 | 10:37:38
Airlink, the privately-owned and independent regional airline, will connect South Africa and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) when it launches its new scheduled passenger flights between Johannesburg and Lubumbashi on 30 November 2020.
NAS wins new ground handling license in Democratic Republic of Congo
12-11-2020 | 07:32:00
National Aviation Services (NAS), the airport services provider, has been awarded a new ground handling license - Certificat d’Operateur d’Assistance en Escale (COEA) by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
OPEC Fund finances water and agricultural projects in DR Congo
10-11-2020 | 15:17:36
The OPEC Fund for International Development (the OPEC Fund) is providing two loans totaling $45 million to help increase the supply of potable water and boost food security in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Samsung, BMW, BASF target DR Congo artisanal mining cooperatives with new trainings
06-11-2020 | 08:29:50
The cross-industry initiative “Cobalt for Development” has started trainings for twelve artisanal mining cooperatives in October in Kolwezi, Democratic Republic of Congo.