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#Kinshasa

From TheJournal.ie 'My experience in Ireland has been quite simply incredible' Opinion

'My experience in Ireland has been quite simply incredible'

My life here has given me amazing opportunities as a professional musician. I don’t miss a lot of things from Kinshasa (apart from the sun, obviously).

From TheJournal.ie How a 14-year-old girl was awarded a CIA medal for fighting off burglars Maureen Devlin

How a 14-year-old girl was awarded a CIA medal for fighting off burglars

Maureen Devlin was living in the Congo with her parents when the incident occurred.

From TheJournal.ie Case Study: Being a gay woman in DRC and facing fears of 'punitive' rape Case Study

Case Study: Being a gay woman in DRC and facing fears of 'punitive' rape

“One day, in 2007, I was surrounded by boys who told me they were going to rape me to give me a taste for men, that whatever I did I was still a woman.”

From TheJournal.ie 40 attackers killed, reporters taken hostage during uprising in DR Congo capital Kinshasa

40 attackers killed, reporters taken hostage during uprising in DR Congo capital

Reports say that 16 people were killed at the airport, while eight died at the national radio and television premises.

From TheJournal.ie Air crash: 53 feared dead after botched landing Air Crash

Air crash: 53 feared dead after botched landing

Rescuers pulled 40 survivors from the wreckage of the flight, which came down in heavy weather in the DR Congo.

From TheJournal.ie At least ten UN staff killed in Congo plane crash DR Congo

At least ten UN staff killed in Congo plane crash

Early indications say a plane carrying UN staff members broke into pieces, with the death toll likely to rise.