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Flooding in areas of DRC worst in 15 years

Business Day 09 Jan 2020
Kinshasa — Paulin Bolumbu thought his family lived a safe distance from the Congo River, but in November the water overran its banks by more than 500m, inundating his corrugated iron house ... Flooding in November in the capital Kinshasa led to landslides that killed 39 people.
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Extreme weather leaves Congo capital residents underwater

Yahoo Daily News 09 Jan 2020
KINSHASA (Reuters) - Paulin Bolumbu thought his family lived a safe distance from the Congo River, but in November the water overran its banks by more than half a kilometre, inundating his corrugated iron house ... Flooding in November in the capital Kinshasa led to landslides that killed 39 people.
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Congo runner-up says country's ruling party is desperate

Olean Times Herald 13 Jan 2019
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's presidential runner-up Martin Fayulu, who is challenging his election loss in court, says the government deployed armed soldiers around his headquarters because of the ruling party's "desperation." ... Workers in Alps use break in weather to clear snow.
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Congo opens polls for long-delayed presidential election

Independent Record 30 Dec 2018
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — People in Congo have begun voting in a long-delayed presidential election that could ... Amid rainy weather in the capital, Kinshasa, Kabila and Shadary voted at the central Gombe Institute polling station.
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Congo votes in long-delayed presidential election

The Brownsville Herald 30 Dec 2018
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — People in Congo have begun voting in a long-delayed presidential election that could bring the troubled country's first peaceful, democratic transfer of power ... Amid rainy weather in the capital, Kinshasa, Kabila and Shadary voted at the central Gombe Institute polling station ... Corruption and insecurity are widespread ....
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Voters go to polls in DR Congo presidential election

This is Money 30 Dec 2018
The decision has been widely criticised as threatening the credibility of the election ... President Joseph Kabila casts his vote in Kinshasa (Jerome Delay/AP). Amid rainy weather in the capital, Kinshasa, Mr Kabila and Mr Shadary voted at the central Gombe Institute polling station ... Mr Shadary called for “peace and calm”, adding ... .
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