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congo kin    Congo - Kinshasa   

The Democratic Republic of the Congo, also known as Congo-Kinshasa, DR Congo, the DROC, the DRC, or simply either Congo or the Congo, and formerly Zaire, is a country in Central Africa. It is, by area, the largest country in sub-Saharan Africa, the second-largest in all of Africa, and the 11th-largest in the world. Wikipedia

Capital: Kinshasa

Dialing code: +243

President: Felix Tshisekedi

Population: 86.79 million (2019) World Bank

Currency: Congolese franc

Official language: French

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On 29-30 December, a number of landslides caused by heavy rainfall occurred in South Kivu Province in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), resulting in casualties. 

According to media reports, at least 10 people died, nine others have been injured and a number of individuals are missing. 

Moderate to locally heavy rainfall is forecast on 4-7 January over western, southern and eastern DRC, including South Kivu Province

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