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· December, 2006

Stories about D.R. of Congo from December, 2006

Africa: James Brown and Africa

Blake Lambert, blogging at Sub-Saharan Africa Roundtable, writes about James Brown's connection to Africa, “Yet JB’s best-known visit to the continent was in 1974 when he performed at a concert...

D.R of Congo: gorrilas at risk

Congo Rangers blog reports about the danger facing gorrilas in the Democratic Republic of Congo, “Unfortunately the risk to the gorillas isn’t just from stray bullets, but also from rockets...

DRC: “Kabila Wants to Kill Our Families”

According to UDPS Liege, (Fr) Zacharie Babaswabe, a spokesperson for President Kabila, recently said on national television that: “If [diaspora Congolese] continue to threaten us in Europe, we are going...

DRC, France: Dear Pascal Sevran

In response to comments about Africa, Africans, African penis size and its relationship to famine on the continent made by French TV personality Pascal Sevran in a recent book, Congolese-origined...

DRC: Kabila's First Challenges

Now that newly elected President Joseph Kabila has been sworn in, Sanaga Perigrinations says he has 3 main challenges (fr): “Pacify the country … Rebuild and develop the country …...

DRC: Tshisekedi Supporters Arrested

UDPS Liege announces (Fr) that 5 supporters of party leader Etienne Tshisekedi were arrested in the Matonge neighborhood at a demo on Wednesday. The blog provides four names: Passy Mutombo,...

D.R. of Congo: Congo 3.0

The Salon announces the beginning of Congo 3.0, “Joseph Kabila, and all the elected institutions of the country are embarking in a very long, and arduous journey, during which public...

DRC: Prelude to Wednesday's Demonstration

UDPS Liege comments on the prelude to a demonstration scheduled for Wednesday in the DRC (Fr): “This morning at Victoire Square, the police just chased newspaper vendors and other types...

Africa: trailing in IP Per Capita

White African posts a chart showing IP per capita in the world, “African countries represent the bottom of the chart. Actually, 8 of the bottom 10 are African countries (Madacascar,...

Haiti: Local Artist Wins Global Music Contest

Says Haitian newsfeed Alterpresse (Fr): “Jean Belony Murat [a.k.a. Belo], haitian artist … won the reknown international music competition titled “Les Decouvertes RFI Musiques du Monde” [Radio France International's Finds...

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