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3 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

FDLR generating $71m from businesses with wives of DRC officers

SylvestreMudacumura, the reclusive FDLR military commander. This is the only photo available to the ICC which has indicted him on dozens of charges With sales of Hemp, charcoal, ivory and taxation Rwandan FDLR rebels are making millions of dollars annually with help from Congolese army units in the east of the massive country, says a classified ... (more)


Related Topix: Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News, Rwanda

Sat Aug 23, 2014

UN envoy: Security in eastern Congo much improved

The top U.N. envoy in Congo says security in the eastern part of the country has vastly improved in the last year but conflict persists and the situation is still fragile.


Related Topix: Rwanda, World News

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Daily Mail

Abandoned Goma airport, Democratic Republic of the Congo, transformed into ideal playground

EXCLUSIVE: Spread out in the sunshine outside police HQ - the gory evidence that will be used against a U.S. teenager and her boyfriend in the 'body in the suitcase' murder of her mother 'I just saw someone die': New details of Michael Brown shooting revealed by rapper who watched and LIVE-TWEETED it as violent protests break out hours after ... (more)


Related Topix: World News, Rwanda, Congo, Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Thu Aug 07, 2014

United Nations

DR Congo: despite improved security, situation remains - fragile,' UN envoys warn

Briefing the Security Council this morning, the Secretary-General's Special Representative in the DRC and the head of the UN mission there , Martin Kobler, recalled that in August 2013, the "M23 [armed militia] was knocking on the gates" of Goma, the main city in the vast country's restive eastern region.


Related Topix: Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News, Rwanda,

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Working For A Congo At Peace With Itself

Vava Tampa , a native of Congo, is the founder of Save the Congo , a not-for-profit campaign based in London.


Related Topix: World News, Rwanda, Africa,

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Foreign Policy

In Congo, A Disabled Peace

GOMA, Democratic Republic of the Congo - Maria crosses what is left of her legs and leans back against the wall of her UNHCR-issued tent.


Related Topix: Congo, Africa, World News, Rwanda, Democratic Republic of the Congo