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Wednesday, 07-23-14, 13:00NGOs Against Monusco Drones for Humanitarian Work[IRIN]Goma -International NGOs have rebuffed a recent offer by the UN Stabilization Mission (MONUSCO) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to use drones for humanitarian information gathering, saying this could represent a dangerous "blurring of the lines" between military and humanitarian actors in the conflict. read more...
Wednesday, 07-23-14, 9:42Troops Repel Attack On Kinshasa Military Base[VOA]Gunmen attacked a military camp in the Democratic Republic of Congo's capital on Tuesday, but the government says the situation was quickly brought under control. read more...
Tuesday, 07-22-14, 13:41Impunity Leads Perpetrators to Continue Child Rights Violations in DR Congo - UN Report[UN News]The recruitment and use of children by armed groups remained endemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) between 2010 and 2013, according to a new United Nations report, which cited impunity as a major factor in the ongoing abuses. read more...
Monday, 07-21-14, 6:41Want to Save Congo? Help Them Get Rid of the FDLR[New Times]"... IN such countries, genocide is not too important... " remarked French President Francois Mitterrand during an interview on 14th of July 1994, describing the Genocide perpetrated against the Tutsi in Rwanda. read more...
Friday, 07-18-14, 16:58"Paradigm Shift' Boosts Congo Peace Prospects[allAfrica]Washington, DC -I walked into the State Department just over a year ago to take on my new role of U.S. Special Envoy for the African Great Lakes Region and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Part of my eagerness in accepting the job came from the recognition that we were entering a period of unprecedented international commitment to and partnership with Africa, including the Great Lakes Region. read more...
Friday, 07-18-14, 11:06Goma's Infectious Happiness Goes Viral[ThinkAfricaPress]Goma: Last month, a rare thing happened. A video made in the town of Goma in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) went viral. Moreover, featuring musicians, dancers, students, vendors and expatriates, the film wasn't depicting the usual themes of grief and crisis associated with the region, but colourfully celebrating Goma's fun, vibrant and joyful side. read more...
Thursday, 07-17-14, 13:27Sanctions Committee On Democratic Republic of Congo Draws Attention[UN]to Recommendation on Due Diligence by UN Group of Experts read more...
Thursday, 07-17-14, 9:49MSF Team Treats Survivors of Abduction, Sexual Slavery and Torture in Mining Region of Eastern Congo[MSF]Women, men and children are being abducted for months at a time by armed militias and made to work as sex slaves and forced labourers in the gold and diamond mining region of the Okapi forest, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), in a terror campaign that shows no signs of stopping. read more...
Thursday, 07-17-14, 7:58Kabila Launches Bukangalonzo Industrial Park[The Herald]Bukangalonzo -Other investments on the park will be in areas such as energy, transport, housing, water, agricultural training, schools, health centres and community infrastructure. read more...
Wednesday, 07-16-14, 12:57Coton Sport Stays Atop After Leopards Stalemate[CAF]Cameroon champions, Coton Sport maintained their hold of Group A after holding Congolese campaigners, AC Leopards 0-0 on Tuesday in Dolisie. read more...

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