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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 09:50:18 GMT
In Tanzania, UN Peacekeeping Chief Pays Tribute to 'Blue Helmets' Killed in DR Congo
[UN News] The head of United Nations peacekeeping operations on Thursday attended a ceremony in the port city of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, in honour of the country's peacekeepers recently killed during their mission in a neighbouring country.

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 18:17:47 GMT
Ratings Agency Warns of Borrowing Difficulties
[Moody's] London -The risk of sovereign financing stress is building in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) as the peak of maturing international debt approaches and countries contend with deteriorating credit quality, rising interest rates and an untested inst...

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:02:48 GMT
CAF President Received By President Sassou Nguesso
[CAF] CAF President Ahmad paid a courtesy call on Congolese President, Denis Sassou Nguesso, on Tuesday, 21 November 2017, in Brazzaville.

Congo-Kinshasa

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 09:35:19 GMT
Hague Judges Award Massive Reparations in Lubanga Case
[Lubanga Trial Website] Today, International Criminal Court (ICC) judges issued a decision setting the amount of Thomas Lubanga's financial liability for reparations to victims of his crimes at US$ 10 million.

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 16:50:25 GMT
DR Congo Child Soldiers - War Crimes Court Awards U.S.$10 Million Compensation
[Deutsche Welle] The International Criminal Court has awarded compensation to child soldiers recruited by a convicted Congolese warlord. Rights groups hope the decision sends a message to those who recruit child soldiers.

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:45:07 GMT
UN Base Attack Ramps Up Security Fears for Vulnerable Civilians in Eastern Congo
[IRIN] What international news there has been from the Democratic Republic of Congo recently has centred on the unfolding humanitarian catastrophe in the south-central Kasai region. But the killing of at least 14 Tanzanian UN peacekeepers last week t...

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 09:23:31 GMT
Govt Wants Thorough Investigation Into Killing of Tanzanian Peacekeepers in DRC
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government has directed the United Nations (UN) to conduct thorough investigation into the killing of 14 Tanzanian peacekeepers in an attack by the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) in north eastern of the Democratic Republi...

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 08:35:24 GMT
Eleven Fighters Sentenced for Raping Children
[VOA] Eleven members of a militia in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been sentenced to life in prison for the gang rape of dozens of children, and for murder.

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