As Rwanda remembers the 20th anniversary of the genocide in which some 800,000 mainly ethnic Tutsis were killed, massacres of Hutus in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo have been forgotten, writes the BBC's Maud Jullien. Jean-Marie is ... Africa Review, 1 week ago
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By Baruti Amisi The Congo River watershed feeds not only Africa's second longest river (after the Nile), but is also a vital site of struggle over BRICS role in Africa. In coming decades, both western and BRICS multinational corporations will use ...Eurasia Review, 1 week ago
At a "conflict-free" copper mine in Katanga (Fairphone/Flickr) January 6, 2014. It's the opening night of the Consumer Electronics Show, and it seems as if the whole of Silicon Valley has descended on the Las Vegas Convention Center and Venetian ...Dissent Magazine, 1 week ago
RUTSHURU — Twenty years after the genocide of Rwanda's Tutsi minority, the massacres of Hutu civilians who fled across the border into the Democratic Republic of Congo remain a taboo subject in Kigali. In the Congo's restive east, however, the ...BDlive, 2 weeks ago No justice for DRC massacres Bulawayo24 News, 2 weeks ago As Rwanda marks genocide, no justice for DR Congo massacres Daily Nation, 2 weeks ago
Bishop Nicolas Djomo lives in the small town of Tshumbe in the middle of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Situated 500 miles from the capital city of Kinshasa and inaccessible by national roads, Tshumbe is remote and virtually unknown to people ...National Catholic Reporter, 2 weeks ago
By , During the scramble for Africa at the end of the 19th century, a period when European powers competed relentlessly for control of African territory, an avaricious monarch, Leopold II of Belgium, carved out a private empire in the heart ...Washington Post, 2 weeks ago Extraordinary Tales of Everyday Lives in the Congo [book review] Individual.com, 2 weeks ago
April 3, 2014: Though the UN Security Council has extended MONU.S.CO's peacekeeping mandate for another year, the latest resolution (UNSCR 2147) makes it clear the MONU.S.CO must begin preparing for withdrawal. That's right, the seemingly endless ...Strategy Page, 2 weeks ago To Keep Peace, Should the UN Wage War? National Geographic, 3 weeks ago Should the United Nations Wage War to Keep Peace? National Geographic, 3 weeks ago
At a refugee camp in the Democratic Republic of Congo last October, a women sunk to her knees in front of the visiting U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. "Every time we move out of this place, we are raped by various bandits," she told Samantha Power, ...Huffington Post, 3 weeks ago
Ms Leya Nkabukemba, 25, is admitted to Bubukwanga Health CentreI II in Bundibugyo District. I am feeling a lot of pain all over my body. All my limbs are paining in the joints because of long hours of swimming which I was not used to, she says. ...Uganda Daily Monitor, 3 weeks ago
He was brought up by the Roman Catholic as a young lad. He grew up enmeshed in the church's opus-pocus and his father, a cook who worked for the Belgian colonial government prayed little Joseph would become a priest later in life. He died while his ...Modern Ghana, 4 weeks ago
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