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Why Congo? Ebola originated in DRC, AIDS too.

By Staff Reporter Both Aids and Ebola traced to animal bush meat What role did evil colonial master Belgium play?   Kinshasa, pictured [...]

MSF criticises global response to Ebola crisis

By Staff Reporter ©AFP The continuing spread of the Ebola virus in Liberia and Sierra Leone is threatening to undermine efforts by other [...]

DR Congo Rebels pound on Kinshasa army barracks

By Staff Reporter DR Congo has a long history of instability DR Congo Seeks Democracy An attack on the military barracks of the presidential [...]

UN Chief welcomes AU declaration of “2016 African Year of Human Rights” with focus on “Rights of Women”

By Staff Reporter Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses the 23rd African Union (AU) Summit in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea. UN Photo/Eskinder [...]

Zimbabwe lost $800 million diamond revenue ( 2008-12)

By Staff Reporter ZIMBABWE lost about $770 million in potential revenue between 2008 and 2012 through undervaluation and transfer pricing of [...]

Rwanda warn DRC after border clashes kill 5

BY Staff Reporter A series of actions by the DRC continue to undermine regional efforts towards peace. On Wednesday morning in Rusura cell i [...]

Rape ‘routine’ in DR Congo prisons

By Staff Reporter Freedom From Torture says rape is being used to intimidate women Security officials “routinely” rape women in [...]

LRA rebel chief Kony promotes son

By Staff Reporter Joseph Kony (AP)  Uganda’s notorious rebel chief Joseph Kony has named his son as deputy of his Lord’s Resist [...]

$30m for DRC but Kabila must not seek re-election-USA

By Staff Reporter Kerry wants president to abide by constitutional term limit Military force alone will not deliver stability’ to DR J [...]

Kagame defeated genocide but…?

By Staff Reporter Much of the world regards President Paul Kagame as a hero. But 20 years after he helped to stop his country’s brutal gen [...]

Kerry hopes to bring peace to Africa

Will focus on peace and democracy efforts in various countries Washington: Top US diplomat John Kerry heads on his first major tour of sub-S [...]

UN names 21 countries where rape has is a “weapon of war”

By Staff Reporter A new UN report names 21 countries where rape and other sexual violence has been committed in current and recent conflicts [...]

As EU hosts Africa,52 journalists are rotting in cells #PressFreedom

By Staff Reporter #FreedomofSpeech is a #HumanRight 52 journalists are in jail on African continent (CPJ) Eritrea-28 and is 3rd highest glob [...]

“This #Ebola outbreak is worst in history”, MSF

By Staff Reporter Medecins San Frontieres (MSF) which has provided emergency medical services in Guinea since 2001, surged its in-coun [...]

9000 flee from CAR to Cameroon as violence escalates-UNHCR

By Staff Reporter Bangui, CAR Almost 9000 refugees flee CAR to Cameroon in the last 10 days The total figure includes refugees from countrie [...]

CAR President Samba-Panza ‘declares war’ on militias

By Staff Reporter Bangui, Central African Republic Crisis in Central African Republic is a mixture of both religious and tribal clashes Anti [...]

Mai Mai Kata Katanga rebels use “scorched earth” tactics in DRC

  by Staff Reporter   Mitwaba,DRC   Mai Mai Kata Katanga launched attacks in 2011 after their detained leader escaped prison [...]

Conglomerates refuse to pay DRC $3.7 billion in tax, fines-report

                          by Staff Reporter Kinshasa, DRC Democratic Republ [...]

Chez Ntemba nightlife name in Africa

                            Chez Ntemba By Gregory Mthembu- Salter in Kinshasa, Johannesburg and Cape Town GROOVING TO THE CR [...]

M23 disbanding is not the end of strife in DRC

A few days ago, I have argued in this piece that M23′s demise has not entrenched automatism in appeasing conflicts across the Kivus. Whi [...]

Conflicting news out of DRC as Ban ‘strongly condemns’ killing of UN peacekeeper in eastern DR Congo

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemns killing of UN backed forces yesterday following breakdown of peace talks in Uganda  by Staff Repor [...]

#DRC wants more investors to $12b Inga Hydropower plant

If completed, Inga Hydropower plant has potential to supply majority of Africa.Will political instability give progress a chance? The Democ [...]
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