5 hrs ago
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.
9 hrs ago
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
Criminal Report Daily
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.
Mon May 13, 2013
International Monetary Fund
Republic of Congo: IMF Mission Concludes the 2013 Article IV Mission
An International Monetary Fund mission led by Mr. Mbuyamu Matungulu visited Brazzaville during April 29-May 13, 2013, to conduct discussions for the 2013 Article IV consultations.
Central African Republic: BozizA Soldiers 'Committed Crimes in Bemba-Controlled Zone'
Franois Boziz's rebels terrorized civilians in some Central African Republic towns that were under the control of Jean-Pierre Bemba's troops, the International Criminal Court heard on Friday.
Rwanda: Ethiopian Airlines Opens Congo Market to Rwanda Products
Crop growers and traders will no longer have to struggle for the small domestic market following last week's launch cargo flights Congo Brazzaville.
How China is educating Africa - and what it means for the west | Stephen Chan
In an extract from a new book, China's aspirational approach to education and investment in Africa is distinguished from the west's focus on basic needs Students of Nigeria's University of Ibadan.
Sun May 12, 2013
Why Are Moms In America Lagging?
The State of the World's Mothers is strong. In Finland, that is. Or anywhere in Scandinavia.