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He will succeed Mr Simon David Tonge, who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment.
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Four Dover Bay Secondary School students sprung into action, embarking on a fundraising campaign last week to aid a Congolese orphanage.
Democratic Republic of Congo to consider banning gay sex : "Mbikayi said the legislation is important and needed in order to avoid 'moral depravity' and protect the Congolese youth from 'western morals.'
A FEW YEARS ago in this column, I told the story of Charlene, a woman I had just met in a camp for displaced people in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
BANGUI, Central African Republic, December 17 - UN refugee agency staff in the Central African Republic believe that some 210,000 people have been forcibly displaced by violence in the last two weeks in the embattled capital, Bangui.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe says there is nothing wrong with men having many wives as long as it is done "openly", a report says.
The deadline is less than six months away for the first round of audits on the use of metals and minerals from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and confusion abounds.
More than 20 people, including women and children, have been killed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, UN peacekeepers say.
The U.N.'s top official for refugees says nearly nine million Syrians have been uprooted from their homes by the civil war there, making Syria's humanitarian crisis among the worst in decades and "probably the most dangerous for global peace and security" since World War II.
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, UNHCR, Portuguese Antonio Manuel de Oliveira Guterres answers questions to journalists after a press conference about the humanitarian strategies and requirements 2014 including Syria and the region, at the European headquarters of the United Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland, Monday, Dec. 16, 2013.
At least 21 people, including women and a baby, were killed over the weekend in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the U.N. peacekeeping mission there said on Monday.
Children are seen in a camp at Mpoko international airport in Bangui December 15, 2013.
The U.S. will consider financing some of the Democratic Republic of Congo's $12 billion Inga 3 hydropower project, Rajiv Shah, the head of the U.S. Agency for International Development, said in an interview today.
Washington, Dec 14 : The humanitarian situation in the conflict-wracked Central African Republic is deteriorating, with 450 people killed in the capital Bangui and 159,000 others driven from their homes in Bangui, in the last week alone, United Nations agencies reported on Friday, as the largest airlift of emergency supplies since the violence ... (more)
Washington, DC: In a major victory for the world's tropical forests, the more than 1.6 billion people that are dependent on them, and the Earth's fragile climate, global leaders have agreed on a much anticipated package of elements that will unlock finance to reward tropical forest nations for reducing carbon emissions from deforestation and forest ... (more)
The top United Nations official has welcomed the signing of long-awaited accords between the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the M23 rebels it has been fighting until last month, and called on all other armed groups in the country to lay down their weapons and join the political process.