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Zainab Bangura, calls for Action Against the Perpetrators of the Notorious Mass Rape in Walikale, Democratic Republic of the Congo

United Nations Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Zainab Bangura, calls for Action Against the Perpetrators of the Notorious Mass Rape in Walikale, Democratic Republic of the Congo Six years ago, in Walikale territory, North Kivu...
by SocioLingo Africa on Jul 29, 2016

Minister Reynders welcomes start of FARDC military operations against FDLR

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders welcomes the announcement, today, of the start of the military operations by the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC), with the support of MONUSCO, against...
by SocioLingo Africa on Jan 30, 2015

Federal Foreign Office on the unrest in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

A Federal Foreign Office spokesperson issued the following statement on 21 January on the unrest following parliamentary deliberations on a new electoral law in the Democratic Republic of the Congo...
by SocioLingo Africa on Jan 23, 2015

The African Union calls for restraint and dialogue in the Democratic Republic of Congo – The AU ready to assist the Congolese stakeholders overcome the current challenges

The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, is closely following the situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
by SocioLingo Africa on Jan 22, 2015

Secretary-General’s statement about the current situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Secretary-General is concerned about the deteriorating situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo...
by SocioLingo Africa on Jan 22, 2015

WCC condemns violent demonstrations in Kinshasa

The World Council of Churches (WCC) and its member churches expressed deep concern over reports of widespread violent demonstrations in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, since 19 January.
by SocioLingo Africa on Jan 22, 2015

Didier Reynders concerned on violent demonstrations in Kinshasa

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders noted with concern the violent demonstrations that took place in Kinshasa and in other cities of the country, on the occasion of the adoption by the Parliament of the new electoral...
by SocioLingo Africa on Jan 20, 2015

The AU Commissioner for Peace and Security concludes consultations in South Africa on the situation in the Great Lakes region and on other issues

The meeting provided an opportunity to take stock of the implementation of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the region, in particular the disarmament of the Democratic Forces for the Liberat...
by SocioLingo Africa on Jan 19, 2015

USAFRICOM Commander, General David Rodriguez, Visits the DRC

The U.S. Embassy in Kinshasa warmly welcomes the commander of U.S. Africa Command (USAFRICOM), General David Rodriguez, during his visit to the DRC from January 12-14...
by SocioLingo Africa on Jan 13, 2015

DRC : 152 former child soldiers reunited with families

Families living in the eastern provinces of North Kivu, South Kivu and Orientale are due to be reunited with their children today after months or even years apart.
by SocioLingo Africa on Jan 9, 2015

DRC : Secretary-General’s call with H.E. Mr. Joseph Kabila

The Secretary-General spoke on the phone and reviewed the situation in the DRC with H.E. Mr. Joseph Kabila, President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo...
by SocioLingo Africa on Jan 7, 2015

Secretary-General – on DRC hostilities

SECRETARY-GENERAL DEEPLY CONCERNED BY LATEST ROUND OF HOSTILITIES IN EASTERN DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGONEW YORK, July 19, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The following statement was issued today by the Spokesperson for Secretary-Gene...
by SocioLingo Africa on Jul 19, 2013

AfDB Board approves Strategy Papers for Equatorial Guinea and DRC

AfDB Board approves Strategy Papers for Equatorial Guinea and DRCTUNIS, Tunisia, July 18, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group (http://www.afdb.org) met on Wednesday, July...
by SocioLingo Africa on Jul 18, 2013

PRINT: Congolese hunting dogs (1978, 1983, 1990)

I was flipping through Inu no Nihon shi : ningen to tomoni ayunda ichimannen no monogatari [犬 の 本 史 …Continue reading »...
by The House of Two Bows on Jun 28, 2013


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