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  Countries: Democatric Republic of the Congo: News
Current news. Created by a merger with the former Africa News from Durham, NC.

L'Avenir (Kinshasa)
In French. Selected articles from the Kinshasa newspaper.

BBC - Africa News
Very up-to-date. Keeps stories online from several months back. Has audio/video files.

La Cité africaine de Matadi. La CITAF.
In French. "Journal indépendant publié à Matadi, chef lieu de la province du Bas-Congo." Articles from the print newspaper. On the site of, Le Pays Kongo sur le Web.

Congo Vision - News
In English and French. News from various U.S., European, and African sources. Based in Brattleboro, Vermont. [KF]

Conscience (Kinshasa)
In French. Web site for the weekly newspaper.
In French and English (computer translation). Current politics, economy, sports, music, culture. Its Revue de la Presse Congolais reprints articles from Congolese newspapers. Has hotel, restaurant, hospital listsing. "un service d'information sur le net fournis par Multimédia Congo s. p. r. l (MMC)." Based in Kinshasa. [KF]

Global NewsBank
Subscription service. Some universities subscribe. Does not have the latest news but good for researching news from a week ago back to 1985. Iincludes selected reports from the BBC Monitoring Service (English translations of news), Agence France Presse, IPS, PANA, radio and/or TV  stations.

The U.N. Dept. of Humanitarian Affairs, Integrated Regional Information Network has a mailing list, irinlist, with up-to-date news on the Great Lakes area including Uganda. To join, send email to:
In the message area put: subscribe irinlist

MediasCongolais (Kinshasa)
In French. Selected news articles from various sources. Maintained by the GSK Consulting Agency, Canada. The editor is Didier J. Kuba-Kusuti.

Le Monde Diplomatique
Small selection of older articles on the Congo from this major French newspaper.

Observateur (Kinshasa)
In French. Site for the daily print newspaper.

Observateur Kongo
"Mensuel d'information Culturelle, politique et scientifique de la communauté Ne-kongo." On the site of, Le Pays Kongo sur le Web.

Observatoire de l'Afrique Centrale
In French. News on the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Burundi, Rwanda. Includes articles on the situation of pygmies. Based in Montreal, Canada. [KF]

One World News Service
Recent Congo News and older articles on the Congo from Gemini News Service, Amnesty International, African Rights (London), and other organizations.

Phare (Kinshasa)
In French. Web site for the print newspaper.

Le Potentiel (Kinshasa)
In French. "Quotidien indépendant pour l'action et la démocratie." Online edition of the print daily newspaper.

ReliefWeb - Congo News
Extensive information on the Great Lakes Crisis (Rwanda, Burundi, Congo (Kinshasa) ), an extensive collection of newspaper articles, newswire stories, UN reports, etc. Maintained by the UN Dept. of Humanitarian Affairs.

Le Soft. Le journal zairois d'audience internationale.
Internet version of the independent Kinshasa newspaper. Old news.

United Nations, High Commissioner for Refugees, Refworld
UNHCR news for the Dem. Rep. of the Congo.

Washington Post - Congo Reports

Yahoo - Congo News
See also in French - Yahoo Congo News

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