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The top United Nations official is today meeting with African leaders in Paris, France, to discuss the escalating inter-communal violence and worsening humanitarian situation in the Central African Republic .
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Inner City Press which covers UN proceedings asked, "since when did the UN start congratulating governments for "successful military operations"?, and comparing against UN actions in Sri Lanka, said, "[t]his harkens back for some to the UN's approach in 2009 to the Sri Lankan government's "successful military operations" against the Tamil Tigers or ... (more)
Twenty-six year-old Congolese American science student Alima Kasongo should inspire anyone facing enormous odds, most of all her own Congolese people, who have faced the most enormous odds thrown at any people in the world for so many years.
On Thursday, the volatile Central African Republic was host to a bloodbath. Hours of fighting between the former "Seleka" rebels that took power in a March coup d'etat and local militia and fighters loyal to the deposed president, Francois Bozize, killed over a hundred.
A global wave of prayer will start at noon on Tuesday, December 10th on the Pacific island of Samoa.
PARIS: The death of Nelson Mandela weighed on African leaders as they gathered in Paris on Friday for a summit focused on security and France's military intervention in the Central African Republic.
The undisputed King of Soukous , Congolese musician Tabu Ley Rochereau , died of stroke on November 30, 2013 in Belgium at the age of 73. He was a prolific songwriter and one of Africa's leading vocalists who internationalised Soukous by creating a fusion of Congolese folk music and Cuban, Caribbean and Latin American rumba.
The opportunity to teach biblical doctrine and instill leadership qualities was the recent mission for four local pastors on a trip to Africa on Oct. 21 through Nov. 6. Taking part in the trip were Paul Dove, Bill Lewis, Dave Gunther and Levi Hershberger.
UNHCR is alarmed by the deteriorating security conditions in the Central African Republic and the safety of civilians caught in fighting between ex-Seleka rebels and self-defence forces in the capital Bangui and in the town of Bossangoa, further northwest.
Months after a coup escalated chaos and violence in the Central African Republic, a French military operation has begun in the capital, Bangui, France's Defense Minister said Friday.
Armadale, the AIM quoted investment company focused on natural resources projects in Africa, is pleased to announce a placing of 305,555,800 new ordinary shares of 0.01 pence each in the capital of the Company at a price of 0.18 pence per share to raise A 550,000 before expenses, with institutional and other investors.
"Armed conflict and other situations of violence are affecting the lives and dignity of countless men, women and children.
The European Commission put all Nepal airlines on its safety blacklist, banning them from flying to the EU, and said Philippines, Sudan and Zambia were making improvements.
Congolese lawyer Jean-Jacques Kabongo Magenda appears for the first time at the International Criminal Court In The Hague, Netherlands, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, following his arrest in the Netherlands on two charges of presenting false evidence and coaching witnesses to give false testimony in the trial of former Congo vice president Jean-Pierre ... (more)