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United Nations peacekeeping troops in Democratic Republic of Congo have launched operations against a Rwandan Hutu rebel militia operating along Congo's border with Rwanda, the U.N. commander said on Tuesday.
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7 hrs ago | CNN
Two French soldiers sent to the Central African Republic as part of an international peacekeeping mission have been killed, the French presidency said Tuesday.
Thousands of people in the Democratic Republic of Congo have attended the state funeral of rumba star Tabu Ley Rochereau in the capital, Kinshasa.
Several United Nations agencies today voiced alarm at the deteriorating humanitarian situation in the Central African Republic , where violent clashes in recent days have reportedly led to the death of around 100 people and forcing many others to flee their homes.
Claude Monet, Pyramids at Port-Coton, W 1087, 1886, oil paint on canvas, 65.5 x 65.5 cm© Rau Collection for UNICEF, Cologne.
With nearly 400,000 people displaced by violence in Central African Republic, the United Nations Security Council has authorized French and African troops in Central African Republic to use force to protect civilians.
It operates through the production and exploration sectors of base metals, precious metals and diamonds.
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.
New York, Dec 7 : Several United Nations agencies Friday voiced alarm at the deteriorating humanitarian situation in the Central African Republic , where violent clashes in recent days have reportedly led to the death of around 100 people and forcing many others to flee their homes.
Resources have long been the source of conflict in Africa. Battles for control of resource-rich territories take many shapes and are waged on many fronts.
GV African Community secretary Rashidi Sumaili said ''Madiba'' was an inspiration not just to fellow South Africans, but to the whole world.
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.
When the news of the passing of Pascal-Emmanuel Sinamoyi Tabu, more famously known to his fans as Tabu Ley jammed all media last Saturday night, the buzz and condolences, as for any star of his ilk, were enormous.
For the women in the Democratic Republic of Congo , education is the most powerful weapon against violence, said Aline Malekera, co-founder of MamAfrica Designs.
I had just arrived in Kinshasa when Pascal called me. "Can you keep Saturday evening free for us?" he asked, "we need you as a mushamuka."