Radio Lisanga Télévision

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People and traffic are seen along a street in Ngaba commune of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, on May 18, 2018. Two journalists with Radio Lisanga Télévision were arrested in Kinshasa on July 17 and detained for four days. (Reuters/Kenny Katombe)

Two Congolese journalists arrested for investigating land dispute

Two journalists, Yolande Kusaya and Cédrick Kidimbu, with the privately owned Radio Lisanga Télévision (RLTV) were arrested in Nsele municipality of Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, on July 17, 2018, and detained for four days at the prosecutor’s office in Kinkole, a suburb northeast of the city, according to the…

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A workstation inside RLTV. (John Bompengo)

In pre-election violence, arsonists target DRC TV station

New York, September 6, 2011–Unidentified armed men today torched the studios of a private television station that aired programs favorable to Democratic Republic of Congo opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi, local journalists and news reports said. At around 2 a.m., a dozen men threw tear gas into the studios of Radio Lisanga Télévision (RLTV), based in…

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DRC’s Kabila government bans broadcaster favorable to rival

New York, July 13, 2011–The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the Democratic Republic of Congo’s ban of a private broadcaster favorable to opposition presidential candidate Etienne Tshisekedi. The blocking and ban of the broadcaster since Saturday is in violation of the country’s press laws. 

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