25 Apr 2016 - The United Nations share the Congolese people’s pain following the demise of its famous musician and artist, globally known as Papa Wemba
Kinshasa - 25 April 2016 - The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General in the DRC Maman Sambo Sidikou is deeply saddened by the news of the death of Papa Wemba.
23 Apr 2016 - Kinshasa April 23, 2016 - The Special Representative of the Secretary General (SRSG) for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Head of MONUSCO, Maman Sidikou, has expressed serious concern about rising political tensions in some parts of the DRC.
01 Apr 2016 - Kinshasa, April 1st, 2016 - The United Nations Organization Stabilisation Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) today announced that it has received allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse by members of the Tanzanian contingent of the Mission’s Force Intervention Brigade in Mavivi village, near Beni in the Eastern DRC.
21 Mar 2016 - Kinshasa 21 March - On 17 March 2016, a human rights defender, coordinator of the NGO Organisation populaire pour la paix (OPP), was reportedly killed by armed men in Kavumu, Kabaré territory, South Kivu province. He was at home with his wife and children when the alleged perpetrators irrupted in the house and shot three times at the victim’s chest.
08 Mar 2016 - Kinshasa, 8 March 2016 – On the occasion of International Women’s Day celebrated on 08 March 2016 under the theme : « Planet 50-50 by 2030 : Step It Up for Gender Equality », Maman Sambo Sidikou, Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General in the DRC, reaffirms MONUSCO’s commitment to work alongside the Congolese government and population to achieve the gender equality goal.
13 Feb 2016 - Kinshasa, 13 February 2016 – The fifth world radio day will be celebrated on 13 February 2016. The objective of this day is to promote and foster international cooperation among broadcasters, to encourage decision makers to provide access to information through radio, including community radios and to promote freedom of expression when broadcasting.
12 Feb 2016 - Kinshasa, 12 February 2016 - Maman Sambo Sidikou, Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General in the DRC, points out that the objective of the celebration of this day is to raise public awareness on the suffering faced by child soldiers around the world and in the Democratic Republic in particular.
07 Feb 2016 - Kinshasa, 7 February 2016 – All MONUSCO staff and the chief of MONUSCO Maman Sambo Sidikou, Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary General in the DRC congratulates “Les Leopards,” the Congolese National team, on their wonderful victory on Sunday 7 February 2016, during the African Nations Championship (CHAN) 2016.