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Democratic Republic of Congo completes its first peaceful transfer of power

Felix Tshisekedi has been sworn in as the president of the DRC, in the vast central African country's first transfer of power through an election in 59 years of independence.

Humans invent the harpoon, perhaps in modern day Democratic Republic of Congo

The Semliki harpoon, also known as the Katanda harpoon, refers to a group of complex barbed harpoon heads carved from bone, which were found at an archaeologic site on the Semliki River in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.