Tag Archives: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Aid worker raped in South Sudan refuses to leave

Megan Nobert’s traumatic experience has drawn attention to sexual violence in the aid community. Photograph: Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah/Reu [...]

South Sudan – Greece

Nakout’s Great Escape Having survived life as a sex slave, a daring escape from her captors and a gruelling journey across land and sea, N [...]

Pastor convicted of Rwanda Genocide

Rwanda genocide: Jean Uwinkindi sentenced to life in prison Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage captionJean Uwinkindi organised and participate [...]

Glencore to shed 4000 employees in #Zambia

By Nye Longman Glencore to shed over 4,000 African workers to help settle £20 billion debt Zambia’s Copperbelt region is facing the pros [...]

By Staff Reporter Ostracised, sacked … and even arrested: the fate of whistleblowers at the UN Former investigator Caroline Hunt-Matthes, [...]
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Burundi VP defects & slams his President for hanging on to power

  By Staff Reporter Burundi Second Vice-President Gervais Rufyikiri. Photographer: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP via Getty Images Burundian Vice [...]

To end elephant slaughter, the US should eliminate its own ivory market

Opinion   The remains of elephants killed by poachers in the Garamba National Park, Congo. (AP / STR / African Parks) BY Maria Sanchez [...]

U.N. rights chief sounds alarm over reports of Burundi youth ‘militia’ violence

By Staff Reporter The U.N. human rights chief said on Tuesday he was alarmed by accounts from refugees fleeing Burundi about violence and th [...]

DRC: 8000 Congolese expelled from Angola in five months

By Staff Reporter   Expelled from the Brazzaville-Kinshasa to Maluku 19/05/2014. Radio Okapi / Ph. John Bompengo Eight 1128 DRC nationals w [...]

Burundi arrests 600 in protests against ruling party

By Staff Reporter Police in Burundi say three people killed in grenade attacks on police during protests and clashes sparked by the presiden [...]

Uganda Presidential candidate placed on “Most Wanted Lists” along with Joseph Kony

  By Staff Reporter     Aggrey Kiyingi, who wants to stand for president in 2016 election, says criminal charges are blatant poli [...]

LRA Leader Okot Odhiambo’s Body Found in Uganda

By Staff Reporter All Photos -Getty Images View image | gettyimages.com   View image | gettyimages.com   View image | gettyimages. [...]

Dar es Salaam is Africa’s fastest growing city-AfDB

By Staff Reporter   Africa has 52 cities with populations of 1m or higher – the same number as for Europe.   This is just one of [...]

Ugandan court to release smuggled ivory

By Staff Reporter Poaching in Africa is reported to be killing about 25 000 animals annually The cache was intercepted from DRC in October 2 [...]
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