Stories about D.R. of Congo from January, 2008
Le renouveau congolais posts a YouTube video which shows Louis Michel, European Commissioner for Development and Humanitarian Aid and formerly Belgian's foreign minister, as he was confronted by Congolese protesters during a talk given earlier this month on the EU and Africa at the London School of Economics. Read the reactions from Congolese netizens and a video response that will make you move your feet.
Tough questions abound in the Democratic Republic of Congo as bloggers discuss, among other issues, the recent peace agreement in eastern Congo.
To borrow a leaf from the Global voices Sub Saharan Editor's post on cyber-activism in the aftermath of the elections in Kenya; we take a look at how environmental bloggers and activists are using web 2.0 tools to bring attention to issues ranging from deforestation, conservation and global warming, and...
Is this the beginning of lasting peace in D.R of Congo?: “It is too early to speculate if this will bring about an end to the conflict because there have been previous talks but no peace for the country.”
Extra Extra writes about a conference on peace in D.R. of Congo: “News from eastern Congo is mixed. A conference on ‘peace, security and development’ is to be held in Goma from January 6th. It’s better to talk than fight, but Congolese commentators are sceptical…”