· October, 2005

Stories about D.R. of Congo from October, 2005

17 October 2005

African Music for the Masses Blog, Benn Loxo Du Taccu remembers one of Africa´s greatest musicans Congolese master guitarist Franco, who 20 years after his death is still heard daily on the streets of Africa.

What's going on in the African blogosphere

  9 October 2005

Some snippets from the African blogosphere. - Gatwiri takes issue with the July/August edition of Foreign Policy magazine which classifies Kenya as a failed state. He points out that, “The source of the research material is also incredulous. They say they used software to analyse data from tens of thousands...

Rwanda: Invasion of Congo

  6 October 2005

BOB-nominee Black Star Journal finds background links for an article in the UK's Independent newspaper about the Rwandan army's invasion of the D. R. of Congo soon after the genocide. Here, too, mass graves mark the site of past atrocities.

Uganda, D.R. Congo: Kampala reaction

  5 October 2005

Coalition for Darfur picks up a news dispatch about Uganda's dismissal of calls for a U.N. arms embargo against it after 400 of its Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebel fighters crossed into the D.R. of Congo. Eugene Oregon comments briefly on a reference to “LRA fighters and their families”.

Uganda: Troops mass near border

  3 October 2005

Following reports that thousands of Ugandan troops are amassed near the country's border with the D.R. of Congo, Uganda-CAN urges the government of Uganda and the United Nations to delay attacks on a group of Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) fighters there, pending negotiations.

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