On June 5, 1978, the Congolese dictator Joseph-Desire Mobutu stood on a hot grassy bluff in the south of his vast country - then named Zaire - and watched as the engines on a space rocket ignited. "Slowly, the rocket rose from the launching pad. A ... Business Standard, 2 months ago
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Proposals to review the Democratic Republic of Congo's constitution to permit President Joseph Kabila to seek a third term of office, if accepted, will only plunge the Congolese further into poverty and insecurity, both his political opponents and ...Radio Netherlands, 3 weeks ago A Third Term for DR Congo President Expected to Wreak Social Havoc Inter Press Service, 3 weeks ago Congo-Kinshasa: Poverty and Gender Violence Will Escalate if Constitutional Review is Accepted AllAfrica.com, 3 weeks ago In Congo, third time's no charm The Hill, 1 month ago
Nearly 40 years ago, a young Belgian scientist travelled to a remote part of the Congolese rainforest - his task was to help find out why so many people were dying from an unknown and terrifying disease. In September 1976, a package containing a ...BBC, 1 week ago
The integrity and image of our country has been severely damaged to the extent that it is now seen internationally as an outcast. Ambrose Chimbganda Our state institutions are now so corrupt that you often cannot be served without paying a ...Zimbabwe Independent, 1 week ago Exploring Zim's Options for Change [opinion] Individual.com, 1 week ago
Monrovia — Just a few days after he denounced his membership of the ruling Unity Party (UP) Gbarpolu County Senator Theodore Momo has joined the opposition Alliance for Peace and Democracy (APD). Senator Momo declaration of membership for the APD ...AllAfrica.com, 2 weeks ago
IN this article, I would like to add my voice to the chorus of voices about the need to chart the future of our country. You and I know very well that our country has been ruined to a point where very little now functions in a normal way. The ...Individual.com, 2 weeks ago Zimbabwe: What are our options? New Zimbabwe.com, 2 weeks ago
The Responsibility of Intellectuals Redux: Humanitarian Intervention and the Liberal Embrace of War in the Age of Clinton, Bush and Obama 改めて知識人の責任を問う クリントン、ブッシュ、オバマの時代における人道的介入とリベラル派の戦争承認
In a New York Times op-ed following the public's rejection of president Barack Obama's call for air strikes on Syria, Michael Ignatieff, a professor at the Harvard Kennedy School and former leader of the Canadian liberal party, sought to reaffirm ...Japan Focus, 3 weeks ago
Congo has contested Angola's redrawing of the two countries' maritime border. The conflict over the maritime border between the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Angola is heating up. In April, the DRC government contested Angola's request ...The Africa Report, 3 weeks ago DRC-Rwanda border clash hots up, 5 die Oman Tribune, 1 month ago Fresh fighting erupts on border Frontier Post, 1 month ago Rwanda displays five bodies of Congo soldiers Daily Nation, 1 month ago
Obama may be non-interventionist in the Middle East, but he's acting increasingly like a neo-con in Africa. President Barack Obama has repeatedly said that he is against boots on the ground in Iraq, robustly ruled out airstrikes, and reluctantly ...Forbes.com, 4 weeks ago
Today is Monday; 9 th of the Iranian month of Tir 1393 solar hijri; corresponding to 2 nd of the Islamic month of Ramadhan 1435 lunar hijri; and June 30, 2014, of the Christian Gregorian Calendar. 1095 lunar years ago , on this day in 340 AH, the ...IRIB World Service, 1 month ago
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