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Fresh Congo fighting threat to regional peace
A new wave of fierce fighting has broken out in Democratic Republic of Congo after the army, Forces Armee de la Republic Democratique du Congo , carried out an early Monday morning attack on an M23 Movement base in the Eastern part of the country, sparking off a fresh war with the rebels.
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12 hrs ago
Kenya: Govt Says Ruto's Jet Hired for Sh18.5 Million
The government has denied reports that it spent Sh100 million in hiring a private jet for Deputy President William Ruto to use on his four African nation tour.
Sun May 19, 2013
Paul Kagame: I asked America to kill Congo rebel leader with drone
In an exclusive interview with Chris McGreal in Kigali, Rwanda's president denies backing an accused Congolese war criminal and says challenge to senior US official proves his innocence A new M23 recruit demonstrates his martial arts skills in the Democratic Republic of the Congo last week.
Sat May 18, 2013
College Commencement Speaker Emphasizes Empathy
Women's rights advocate and founder of the Run for Congo Women campaign Lisa Shannon called on graduates of the College to exercise empathy as a means of empowerment at commencement Saturday morning.
Central African Republic: Bemba Drops 13 Witnesses
Lawyers representing Jean-Pierre Bemba in his trial at the International Criminal Court have reduced from 63 to 50 the number of witnesses they intended to call to testify for the former vice president of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Kenya wants the Amison troops in Somalia expanded
Deputy President William Ruto said the instability in Somalia is piling pressure on Kenya's security situation.
Fri May 17, 2013
Congo-Kinshasa: Fears of Rebel Infiltration of DR Congo Army
The "blind and unrestricted" reintegration of M23 deserters into the Congolese army could harm the country, according to Thomas d'Aquin Mwiti, the chair of the North Kivu civil society platform, in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
Slate: Privacy for the Other 5 Billion
Move over, mobile phones. There's a new technological fix for poverty: biometric identification.
Democracy, Human Rights, Refugees: U.S. Policy and Response to Recent Humanitarian Crisis in Africa
Thank you for that kind introduction, and for having me here today. And thank you for your decades of service to refugees in this country and around the world.
New Market Study Published: SOCO International plc (SIA) - Oil & Gas - Deals and Alliances Profile
It undertakes the exploration and production of oil and natural gas. The company has interests in Vietnam, the Democratic Republic of Congo , the Republic of Congo , and Angola.
World Bank VP for Africa heads to DR Congo
Mr Makhtar Diop, the World Bank's vice president for Africa, will arrive in Congo Brazzaville Monday, May 20, 2013 for a two-day working visit.
Thu May 16, 2013
The Al Qaeda Terrorists are coming
Congratulations! You're in the inner circle. One of your pieces has been selected as an Editor's Choice article! Apparently, South Africa is about to re-enter the "terrorist" domain, and this time it will be Al-Qaeda, according to Cwele.
Wed May 15, 2013
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How to Leave Your Mark in This World -- Forever
The muddy edges of ponds had not only soft materials for making tracks, but microbial mats for preserving the tracks.
Eve Ensler finds hope in healing
Tony-winning playwright Eve Ensler went to the Congo to help women whose bodies were ravaged by sexual violence.
ACT Alliance Alert: Assistance required to support and ...
Alert Uganda Assistance required to support and protect vulnerable refugees from the Congo Geneva, 14 May 2013 1. Brief description of the emergency and impact The conflict between rebel group M23 and the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo that started in 2012 took a new twist in March 2013 when thousands of refugees fled from ... (more)
Tue May 14, 2013
Tullow invested $669 million in Ghana last year
As part of its commitment towards the socio-economic development of the country, Tullow Oil plc in 2012 invested $669 million as part of its corporate social responsibilities.
Briefing: Towards internal solutions to the DRC crisis
A UN intervention brigade will soon be deployed to the troubled eastern Democratic Republic of Congo in a bid to neutralize militia groups operating there.
Foreign Affairs Subcommittee Mark-Up
H.R. ___, to ensure compliance with the 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction by countries with which the United States enjoys reciprocal obligations, to establish procedures for the prompt return of children abducted to other countries, and for other purposes H.Res. 131 , concerning the ongoing conflict in the ... (more)
World Bank rethinks stance on large-scale hydropower projects
Energy rush a water is released from the Three Gorges Dam in Yichang, China, which has a total electric generating capacity 22,500 megawatts.