Tag Archives: Study in Democratic Republic of the Congo

According to COUNTRYAAH, Democratic Republic of the Congo is a nation in Central Africa, the capital city of which is Kinshasa. The latest population of Democratic Republic of the Congo is 89,561,414. REMZFAMILY: Lists and descriptions of main religions and beliefs in Democratic Republic of the Congo, including religion demographics and statistics on Christianity, Islam, Judaism, etc.

Living in Kinshasa and the DR Congo

Packing list – or what you should take with you in large quantities from Germany Malaria prophylaxis Medicines (be careful – there are a lot of counterfeit medicines on the Congolese market) Bug spray Shampoo and other hygiene items cosmetics Sunscreen, good sunglasses High quality mosquito protection (mosquito tent, mosquito net) Youth hostel sleeping bag… Read More »

Travelling to Democratic Republic of the Congo

Travel, transportation and traffic International airlines currently flying to Kinshasa: Brussels Airways South African Airways Ethiopian Airways Kenya Airways Air France Travel within the country is only possible to a very limited extent. Chaotic conditions prevail in traffic and communication. Overall, the road network is below average. The government speaks of 2,800 km of tar… Read More »

Economic Sectors in Democratic Republic of the Congo

The economy of the Democratic Republic of the Congo is growing only slowly. The value added tax introduced in 2012 and a restrictive monetary policy by the central bank offer good conditions for economic growth, but corruption and one-sided dependence on the extraction of raw materials have a destabilizing effect. Telecommunications have developed particularly quickly… Read More »

Elections 2018 of Democratic Republic of the Congo

New President of DR Congo Etienne TshisekediBy Foreign and Commonwealth Office Political actors in the presidential and parliamentary elections Emmanuel Ramazani Shardary On August 8, 2018, government spokesman Lambert Mende announced that Joseph Kabila would not run for the December 2018 presidential election. Instead, Emmanuel Ramazani Shardary, general secretary of Kabila’s party, the PPRD, was… Read More »

Human Rights in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Human rights are regularly violated by the military, belligerent groups, police and secret services. The prisons are overcrowded and the conditions are often unimaginable. Many prisoners wait months, sometimes years, for an examination of the procedure or for a judicial decision. National and international human rights organizations such as Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International… Read More »

Ecological Problems of Democratic Republic of the Congo

Forest clearance in the DR Congo Strongly fluctuating annual precipitation, floods, torrential rain and incalculable dry periods as a result of climate change mean that farmers adapt their agricultural calendar to the rainy and dry seasons. In addition, the DR Congo is confronted with the following ecological challenges: risk of biodiversity loss, extinction of species,… Read More »

The Congo Wars

After Mobutu was overthrown on May 16, 1997, the country of Zaire was renamed “Democratic Republic of the Congo”. It then fell into two more devastating wars. The Third Congo War is also known as the African World War. First Congo War 1996 to 1997 Mobutu is overthrown by the rebel coalition AFDL (L’Alliance des… Read More »

TOEFL Test Centers in Democratic Republic of the Congo

The revised TOEFL Paper-delivered Test is offered in this location. The list below shows testing regions, fees and dates as of February 15, 2019, but availability may change when you register. Fees are shown in US$ and are subject to change without notice. To find the most up-to-date list of available test centers and dates when registration is open, click… Read More »