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Wed, 21 Mar 2018 09:44:03 GMT
UN Refugee Agency Scaling Up Support As 'Horrific' Violence Drives Thousands Into Uganda
[UN News] In the span of just three days - between 10 and 13 March - more than 4,000 people, mostly terrified women and children, have crossed into Uganda from crisis-gripped eastern provinces in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the United...

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 10:45:30 GMT
The Nation Locked in Crisis By Its Military Governance
[ISS] Over two days in January, two significant events connected to the security establishment occurred in the Republic of the Congo. First, general-turned-media mogul Norbert Dabira was arrested. Then the head of the Republican Guard, General Nianga...

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 08:26:53 GMT
Aisha Buhari, UN Scribe, Others Demand Rescue of Dapchi Girls
[Guardian] Calls for the immediate rescue of the 110 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram in Dapchi, Yobe State, featured prominently as Nigeria celebrated International Women's Day yesterday.


Fri, 23 Mar 2018 11:29:34 GMT
From DRC to Uganda - Refugees Flee Across the Water
[Deutsche Welle] The Democratic Republic of Congo is experiencing one of Africa's worst humanitarian disasters. Since the start of 2018, more than 50,000 Congolese have fled to Uganda, many by boat. Simone Schlindwein sent this report.

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 10:43:40 GMT
A New DR Congo Is Possible, Says Exiled Opposition Leader Katumbi
[Zambia Reports] Exiled Congolese opposition leader MoŃ—se Chapwe Katumbi has declared a new, war free & economically viable country is possible.

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 09:09:37 GMT
Refugees Fleeing to Uganda Recount Horrors
[VOA] The wave of ethnic violence sweeping through northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo has forced tens of thousands of people from their homes. Nearly 50,000 have crossed into Uganda.

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 11:39:14 GMT
For Victims of the Ituri Conflict's Sexual Violence, Aid Is Scarce
[IRIN] Kyangwali -Around 8pm one January night, the bullets started flying through the village of Blukwa, in the Democratic Republic of Congo's Ituri Province. It was just one incident in a wave of violence that has flared up in the region in recent ...

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 14:19:09 GMT
UN Climate Projects in Congo Leave Locals Worse Off - Report
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -A large-scale United Nations programme to halt deforestation in the Democratic Republic of Congo, home to the world's second-largest rainforest, is harming local communities and failing to protect forests, land rig...

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