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46 min ago | In-depth Africa
Address by Cathy McLeod, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Labour and for Western Economic Diversification: Announcement of Funding to UNICEF for Humanitarian Assistance in Democratic Republic of the Congo As a country, we stood up and decided that we cannot stand idly by while women and children around the world suffer and die from ... (more)
5 hrs ago | Lowell Sun
Samba Mapangala, the undisputed star of East African music, and his band, Orchestre Virunga, blend Congolese rumba with Kenyan benga.
6 hrs ago | Inter Press Service
Rape survivor Angeline Mwarusena. Reparations, both monetary and non-monetary, can provide emotional, psychological, physical, and economic relief for the pain, humiliation, trauma, and violence that sexual violence survivors have endured, according to Physicians for Human Rights.
7 hrs ago | Real Clear Politics
The Greater Indian Ocean is the maritime organizing principle of geopolitics, uniting the entire arc of Islam , East Africa, the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia.
More than 14,000 km away from New Zealand, on the border of a mineral-rich, conflict-riddled country known as the "rape capital of the world", there is a national park for which men have laid down their lives.
Freeport-McMoRan Inc. posted stronger-than-expected revenue for its second quarter, buoyed by its entry into the oil and gas business.
International NGOs have rebuffed a recent offer by the UN Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo to use drones for humanitarian information gathering, saying this could represent a dangerous "blurring of the lines" between military and humanitarian actors in the conflict.
"The quality of the ore at Namoya is not in question. The metallurgy and grade are as expected," commented Banro board chairman Richard Brissenden.
A Seleka fighter drinks tea during a break from patrolling in a village, close to the border of the Democratic Republic of Congo June 10, 2014 REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic BRAZZAVILLE/DAKAR, July 23 - Central African Republic's mainly Muslim Seleka rebels will sign a ceasefire with 'anti-balaka' Christian militia on Wednesday, having dropped their ... (more)
This interview is part of a series of focusing on candidates in the running for the 2014 ENnie Awards.
There took place a regional on-line seminar on President Kim Il Sung and independent development of Africa on July 8. Displayed in the main venue of the seminar in Kinshasa of the DR Congo was the portrait of the smiling President.
Mike and Erin Peat of Dubuque are urging Iowans to participate in a nationwide White House call-in day on Wednesday to help bring adopted children like the Peats' children home.
Gunmen attacked a major military base in Democratic Republic of Congo's capital, Kinshasa, on Tuesday but the government said the situation had been quickly brought under control.
Spokesman Lambert Mende told The Associated Press on Tuesday afternoon that the situation was in control after reports of heavy gunfire near the Tshatshi military camp in Kinshasa.
As the outflow of mostly Muslim refugees continues from the Central African Republic, many severely weakened, UNHCR and 16 other agencies providing life-saving relief are today calling on donors to increase their funding support for programmes in neighbouring host countries.
The Secretary welcomes the appointment of Mary Robinson of Ireland as the UN Special Envoy for Climate Change.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 12:45 pm
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