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Raddington Report Congo-Kinshasa: The DRC Can Learn From Lumumba As Its …AllAfrica.comAnalysis – The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is a vast country rich in natural resources including the world’s largest reserves of cobalt, and substantial …Southern DRC violence has left more than 3,000 dead – Crux NowCrux: Covering all things CatholicGreed, Fear, and Joseph Kabila…

Congo-Kinshasa: Sexual Violence Fuels Vicious Recruitment Cycle in Congolese MilitiaAllAfrica.comUnited Nations — In the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the active recruitment of young girls by armed militias has produced disastrous effects–facing social stigma when they’re freed, many girls find their way back to these violent groups and … Source link

Congo-Kinshasa: UN Accuses Rivals in DR Congo of Fuelling Ethnic Hatred – AllAfrica.com

The Nation Newspaper Congo-Kinshasa: UN Accuses Rivals in DR Congo of Fuelling Ethnic HatredAllAfrica.comThe UN human rights chief accused the government in the Democratic Republic of Congo of backing a new armed group behind “horrific attacks” in Kasai provinces which included the killing and mutilating hundreds of civilians. Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on …Militia mutilates toddlers,…

Congo-Kinshasa: MEPs Call for an Investigation Into the Violence in Democratic Republic of CongoAllAfrica.comStrasbourg, France — MEPs strongly condemn all human rights violations in the Democratic Republic of Congo and call for an independent investigation on the violence in the Kasai region. MEPs are concerned about the deterioration of the political … Source link

Congo-Kinshasa: Unrest in DRC’s Kasai Province Puts Question Mark Over Elections – AllAfrica.com

AllAfrica.com Congo-Kinshasa: Unrest in DRC’s Kasai Province Puts Question Mark Over ElectionsAllAfrica.com“This has always been a peaceful region,” Yves Willemot, spokesperson for UNICEF told RFI by phone from the Kinshasa capital. “That means that the population doesn’t necessarily have the level of resilience to deal with violence that other people in … and more » Source…

Congo-Kinshasa: Conflict in Central Congo Forces 150000 Children Out of School – UN – AllAfrica.com

AllAfrica.com Congo-Kinshasa: Conflict in Central Congo Forces 150000 Children Out of School – UNAllAfrica.comUDPS provincial leaders organise a peaceful demonstration in Mbuji Mayi to press for the reopening of voter registration centres in Kasai Oriental. Several thousand protestors participate. congo-kinshasa. By Kieran Guilbert. Dakar — More than 600 … Source link

Congo-Kinshasa: Medical APP Aims to Tackle Rape, Flag War Crimes in Conflict-Torn Congo – AllAfrica.com

AllAfrica.com Congo-Kinshasa: Medical APP Aims to Tackle Rape, Flag War Crimes in Conflict-Torn CongoAllAfrica.comActivists behind an app designed to assist doctors document evidence of sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo aim to go beyond obtaining justice for rape victims and collect data which could help secure prosecutions for war crimes. Source link

Congo-Kinshasa: Trench War – the Factions That Make Up the Country’s Fragmented Landscape – AllAfrica.com

AllAfrica.com Congo-Kinshasa: Trench War – the Factions That Make Up the Country’s Fragmented LandscapeAllAfrica.comA divided MLC: In the weeks ahead of the International Criminal Court’s verdict on MLC founder Jean-Pierre Bemba, the shadow of the former vice-president could be felt across Kinshasa. Bemba maintains some street credibility among the angry youth of …Congo at War:…

Congo-Kinshasa: UN Peacekeeping Chief Expresses Solidarity With People of Troubled Kasai RegionAllAfrica.comToday, he met with President Joseph Kabila, in the capital, Kinshasa. Throughout his visit, Mr. Lacroix reaffirmed the UN’s commitment to support the full implementation of the 31 December Agreement and the efforts of MONUSCO to help create a peaceful … and more » Source link

Congo-Kinshasa: In Congo, Artists Rely On the Patronage of the Wealthy – AllAfrica.com

AllAfrica.com Congo-Kinshasa: In Congo, Artists Rely On the Patronage of the WealthyAllAfrica.comHe grabbed a microphone and told the surprised patrons that he was so impressed with Kibombo that he would promote his music in the Congolese capital of Kinshasa. Mufula hoped the move would encourage wealthy patrons to step forward and help the … Source link

Watch: Robocops have become a reality in this city in the Democratic Republic of the Congo – Scroll.in

Watch: Robocops have become a reality in this city in the Democratic Republic of the CongoScroll.inThe sub-Saharan Africa region, despite having only two percent of the world’s automotive vehicles, has the leading number of deaths on the road – Kinshasa itself has reported over 2,276 since 2007. The situation is worsening because of rising car…