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Lubanga's War Crimes Trial Continues in Closed SessionThe Lubanga TrialBy Wairagala Wakabi The war crimes trial of alleged former Congolese militia leader Thomas Lubanga today continued exclusively in closed session. ...and more »
Congo, US-Controlled Venture Lose $100 Million Vulture-Fund Debt ClaimBloombergGroupement de Terrils de Lubumbashi, or GTL, must send “all future payments” owed to one of its partners, Congolese state- owned miner Gecamines, ...and more »
CBC.caIran reiterates push for Africa tiesPress TVThe Iranian official cited Congolese resistance against the expansionist policies of foreign powers as one of the reasons for close ties between Iran and ...Iran, Congo study expansion of relationsISRIA (registration)all 610 news articles »
Congo: Polio-like epidemic kills 8 in Congolese cityAfrique en LigueAccording to the Congolese health official, the disease is probably caused by a virus that affects the digestive tract. The Congolese Ministry of Health has ...
Education System Failing Congolese ChildrenReliefWeb (press release)Despite these long hours, Ilunga says that he only earns 3000 Congolese francs (about 2.5 US dollars) per day. "When I think of my life, I feel sorry, ...and more »
New VisionCongolese refugees to return homeNew Vision“We are creating favourable conditions to ensure that Congolese refugees can return home safely.” The minister noted that there were 84696 Congolese ...UNHCR resumes repatriation of Congolese refugees from BurundiUNHCR (press release)UN Shuts Down Camps in Zambia After Congolese Refugees Go HomeNewsBlazeall 5 news articles »
US Ups Post-War Funds; Expelled Congolese RapedWomen's eNewsThe women were among more than 150 Congolese citizens who had arrived in Bandundu Province in southwestern Democratic Republic of Congo after being expelled ...and more »
AFPCongolese refugees arrive home from BurundiAFPKAVINVIRA — More than 170 Congolese refugees returned home from Burundi Thursday in the first voluntary repatriation, just weeks after a similar return of ...UN says Congolese refugees return home this weekWashington Postall 99 news articles »
AFPCongolese women raped on Congo-Angola border, U.N. officials sayCNN InternationalA Congolese woman participates in the 'World March of Women' in the Democratic Republic of Congo on October 17. ...30 Congolese Women Allegedly Raped, Held Captive in AngolaVoice of America30 Congolese deportees 'gang-raped by Angolan officials in dungeon'SifyGroup blames Angola for bodily search on Congolese womenAfrique en LigueUPI.com -Washington Post -BBC Newsall 181 news articles »
AFPFamily of dead Congolese dissident blames government: lawyerAFPThe Congolese government rejected a request from the Belgian government for his body to be returned, and the family's lawyer repeated calls for an ...Congolese protesters clash with police in BrusselseuronewsFIELD DISPATCH: BEHIND THE BAN- AN UPDATE FROM CONGOReliefWeb (press release)President determined to punish crimes in DR.CongoAFPAFPall 21 news articles »
Daily News & AnalysisAngelina Jolie Cameo In Congolese Refugee Film (VIDEO)allvoicesThe films provides a first-person account of female Congolese refugee, Rose Mapendo, who became a turned human rights and who reunited with her teenage ...Angelina Jolie wants to have more kids than me, says refugeeDaily News & Analysisall 7 news articles »
CurrentblipsCongolese Africa's New OilCurrentblipsThe term Congolese refers to the peoples of both the Republic of the Congo and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.Historically it can refer to any of the ...
Congo liquidator takes over First Quantum's KolweziReuters AfricaOn Wednesday, the firm said a Congolese court had initiated proceedings to liquidate the $750 million project, the latest step in a row between the company ...(AMM) First Quantum's tailings mine subject to liquidationMetalbulletin.com (subscription)all 14 news articles »
Blood Gadgetry -- Why I am Going to the CongoHuffington Post (blog)We also need to recognize that, as the beneficiaries of this violence, each of us can and must stand in solidarity with the Congolese people. ...
Congolese Businesses Complain Over Taxes, Regulations (Update1)BloombergThe Democratic Republic of Congo's main business federation submitted a formal complaint to Prime ...and more »
First Quantum Says $750 Million Kolwezi Project on Congo Faces LiquidationBloomberg2 that the copper and cobalt project “is in the process of being liquidated and appointed a Congolese liquidator,” the Vancouver- based company said in a ...First Quantum Minerals Provides Update on KMT Legal Proceedings in the ...MarketWatch (press release)DRC moves to liquidate First Quantum projectReutersFirst Quantum told Kolwezi venture to be liquidatedCreamer Media's Mining WeeklyVancouver Sunall 50 news articles »
CNN InternationalNBA legend Dikembe Mutombo on his love for AfricaCNN InternationalThis week we profile Congolese basketball player Dikembe Mutombo who has used his success to promote worthy causes on and off the continent. ...and more »
AFPUganda Army Says ADF Rebels Have Expanded Links With Somali MilitantsWall Street JournalCongo's UN-backed army has since July been battling the ADF rebels on the Congolese side of the oil-rich Albertine rift. The Ugandan army has increased its ...DR Congo army takes Ugandan rebel base: governmentAFPall 7 news articles »
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The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) must bring to justice those responsible for the murder of a human rights defender five years ago. Pascal Kabungulu, a prominent human rights activist, was killed on 31 July 2005 by a group of armed men who broke into his house in Bukavu in eastern DRC, dragged him out of his bedroom and shot him dead in front of his family. Joseph Dunia Ruyenzi, a human rights defender with the Promotion of Democracy and Human Rights (PDH) speaks out about the Congolese government and armed groups that perpetrate human rights abuses. Features photography by award winning photographer, Cedric Gerbehaye.
Telegraph.co.ukCongolese journalist arrestedIndependent Online"Congolese officials must stop trying to hide behind antiquated criminal defamation laws," said Africa Advocacy Coordinator Mohamed Keita. ...80 dead in Congo river boat disasterRTHKCongo boat disaster leaves 140 deadUPI.comAt Least 140 Dead In DR Congo Boat AccidentRTT NewsBBC News -UN News Centre -The Hinduall 458 news articles »
Sydney Morning HeraldUK court action over Congolese 'illegal minerals'BBC NewsLegal action has been launched against the UK for allegedly failing to refer firms trading in "conflict minerals" from DR Congo for UN sanctions. ...UK sued over Congolese conflict mineralsRadio NetherlandsGadget Makers Forced To Look At Links To Congo WarNPRGlobal Witness to Sue British Government Over 'Conflict Minerals'Voice of AmericaUPI.com -The New American -GC Advocateall 409 news articles »
...the current Democratic Republic of Congo (which used to be known as Zaire) and the Republic of Congo. In the 1960s and 1970s, Congolese musicians absorbed musical influences from various parts of the world. Genres included American jazz, rhythm and blues,...
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...of not less than 15 years and not more than 25 years. He said according to four prosecution witnesses, Serge smuggled the nine Congolese into Zambia and promised to organise passports and visas for them after he was paid some money. The fifth State witness,...
Congolese & Ivorian Afrobeat Mix by BSc. 2010. 1. DJ Elo - Le Bobaraba 2. Magic Systeme - Ki Dit Mie 3. Jesse Matador - Decale Gwada 4. Magic Systeme - Premier Gauo 5. Jeff Bogolobango - Aladji www.twitter.com www.filefront.com Afrobeat Full Mix CD's by BSc You Can't Comb My Afro: www.filefront.com
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The United Nations peacekeeping mission in eastern Congo provided food, fuel and logistical support to a Congolese colonel overseeing soldiers accused of gang rapes, massacres and other abuses. He received the support months after UN human rights investigators included him on a list of the army's most abusive commanders. The 10-year-old UN peacekeeping mission is the most expensive in the world and receives a quarter of its budget from the United States.
Soukous Guitar styles series by Joseph Otieno Adamson
No need for explainations. All that you have to do is to watch how this couple celebrated their wedding and I am sure you will have a clear vision about how yours will be like.
The 'Voice of Congolese Women' is a sewing project, which was set up in Derby to help reduce isolation in the community and bring women together. Open to everybody, the members learn how to make traditional African garments in traditional ways. The project has put on fashion shows and other events to exhibit their work. The University of Derby has supported this project. We speak to Peter Walker, Community Relations Officer at the university, as well as several members of the group about how valuable this project has been and how things can be shaped for the future. To find out more about the project visit www.derby.ac.uk/congolese-women
...July. Thousands of Congolese in Angola are deported every year. According to the UN-run Radio Okapi, close to 25,000 other Congolese had fled mistreatment in Angola since the start of the year. The Congolese Minister for Social Affairs said an official...
To win a £250 shopping spree on the Clothing at Tesco site visit www.t5m.com We caught up with a very relaxed Paul Smith just before the show began. The British institution explained exclusively to t5m design divide of his collection, of both menswear influenced pieces, and more feminine items.
...officers to find out what happened. "If it's true the Ugandan fishermen were abducted, I will on Monday (today) summon the Congolese ambassador for an explanation," Oryem said on phone. He said the Government would seek an amicable solution to the conflict. In...
A Song about Atrocities committed against Congolese women. Hillary informs Obama about rape in DRC
A report on former Congolese Vice President Jean-Pierre Bemba who is facing five counts of war crimes before the International Criminal Court.
Former Congolese Vice President Jean-Pierre Bemba is facing five counts of war crimes before the International Criminal Court. As VOA West Africa Correspondent Scott Stearns reports, the former rebel leader's lawyers say he did not control his fighters in the neighboring Central African Republic.
Congolese army move into South Kivu to combat rebels
Pakistan Army Troops serving under the aegis of UN Mission in congo are actively involved in training Congolese Army in their Military Training School in their Military Training School at Liberazi. So far, two Congolese Infantry Battalions have been trained by Pakistan Army Troops and two more are undergoing training. Congolese Army Troops undergo a 12 weeks training programme which includes Field Craft, Small Arms Firing, Drill and Physical Training. [Courtesy: Associated Press of Pakistan]
Musician, comedian, Griot, Mime, Ngeleka kandanda is an accomplished Congo-Zaire master entertainer. He was honoured by President Mobutu Sese Seko: Ordre National de Léopard
A Congolese woman testifies at the congressional hearing on sexual violence in the Congo held on May 19, 2009 before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Subcommittee on African Affairs and the new Subcommittee on International Operations and Organizations, Human Rights, Democracy and Global Womens Issues. The hearing was called "Confronting Rape and other Forms of Violence Against Women in Conflict Zones Spotlight: DRC and Sudan. You can find the transcript for the hearing here: foreign.senate.gov
Congo/African Rumba music
Fusha Dance Company performs the Congolese Dance "D'Jeci Malumbo" at the Alvin Ailey Theater in NYC. Funmilayo Chesney is the Founder, Choreographer and artistic Director of Fusha Dance Company. "D'Jeci Malumbo" is a Rites of Passage Dance from the Congo, it is a flirtation dance. Dancers: Funmilayo Chesney,N'tifafa Koko, Shanika Johnson,Mary Anglade,Jeanette Sena Muhlmann,Tara Butler, Tosha Browne,Raven Holmes, Zen-Marie Holmes Percussion: Olumide Phillip Gilbert,Tirzo Keeling, Peter Barr, Al MacDowell The original choreography was created in 1995 by Tanawa Dance Company and Malaki Ma Kongo, with Artistic Directors Toto Sampa and Thelma Martin.
In anticipation of a Big Show on Congolese Idols True vertuosos of Music & Dance from Congo-Zaire
Congo - Congolese Diva - Mbilia Bel (Old VHS Clip)
Congo - Congolese Diva - Mpongo Love (Old VHS Clip)
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