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Congo has to take the lead in November elections, says Crisis Group’s Délétroz

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Representatives of the DRC's electoral commission in Kinshasa, 7 May. Photo: CENI

Representatives of the DRC’s electoral commission in Kinshasa, 7 May. Photo: CENI

Anger and consternation dominated the feelings amongst Congolese pro-democracy activists at a meeting with representatives from the French foreign ministry in Paris on Monday. During discussions about the Democratic Republic of Congo’s 28th November polls, three themed round tables focused on the electoral process, security, justice and impunity. There are worries that the government is not ready to improve on 2006’s dismal voting conditions, and many Congolese are unhappy with French support for elections that they already see as flawed.

Interview: Alain Délétroz, Vice President, International Crisis Group

Radio France Internationale

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Written by Daniel Finnan

17 May 2011 at 20:13

Violence against women in the DRC

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Women in Goma, the Democratic Republic of Congo, January 2007, CC licence: Julien Harneis

Sixteen days of activism highlighting violence against women ends on 10 December. The campaign, financed by the Centre for Women’s Global Leadership, is trying to create a symbolic link between violence against women and human rights. At a recent conference in Paris the focus was on women in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Radio Report: Violence against women in the DRC

(presenter: Marjorie Hache)

Radio France Internationale

France-UK defence deal could bring cooperation on Africa, report

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Tony Chafer, François Gaulme and Gordon Cumming (L to R), 3 November 2010, Ifri

After a ground-breaking military deal between France and Britain earlier this week – a report presented in Paris at the French Institute for International Relations (Ifri) says there should be more cooperation between the two countries in Africa.

Radio Report: Africa Report

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