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#Kinshasa

# kinshasa - Thursday 21 May, 2015

'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).

# kinshasa - Sunday 19 October, 2014

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.

# kinshasa - Saturday 24 May, 2014

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.”

# kinshasa - Monday 30 December, 2013

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.

# kinshasa - Friday 8 July, 2011

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.

# kinshasa - Monday 4 April, 2011

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.