Congo’s first female to coach men’s team targets regional championship
30 May 2022 | 7:22 am
As the first female coach to train a men's soccer team in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Salama Miruho Djasmine is regarded as a trailblazer, but she wears that status lightly, preferring to focus on the job at hand. Djasmine is head coach at Daring Club Virunga, one of the top teams in North Kivu province.
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Church-led marches across the Democratic Republic of Congo saw protesters decry fighting in the country's restive east and condemn neighboring Rwanda for allegedly backing rebels.
The number of civilian deaths during a massacre last week in the Democratic Republic of Congo's east rose from 50 to over 270, officials said.
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The M23 rebel group has said in a statement that they are ready to withdraw from occupied areas in eastern Congo. However, this comes amid reports of renewed fighting and as the DRC accuses M23 of killing 272 civilians.
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