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· November, 2008

Stories about D.R. of Congo from November, 2008

DRC: Didace Namujimbo Radio Okapi Journalist Murdered

Cedric Kalonji writes about the tragic shooting death of Didace Namujimbo [Fr], the second Radio Okapi journalist to be murdered in Bukavu: “After learning this news, I was torn between pain, sadness...

DR Congo: Video call for action

The crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has flared up once again: 10 years of tension, on-and-off warfare and violence have taken their toll on the population, who...

DR Congo: Fighting Continues

As the world celebrated Obama's electoral victory, fighting in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has continued in spite of the ceasefire announced by the CNDP rebel group last week. Displacement,...

Africa: Making future presidents?

Stood in the Congo: “Now Obama has won, many American women will come here to try and make the next President.”

Guatemala: The Kaibiles as Peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of Congo

The Kabiles are soldiers that are part of the Guatemalan Army that has a poor track record of human rights abuses. Now, they are members of a UN peacekeeping force...

DR of Congo: Staff Evacuated From War Zone

Latest report from the Democratic Republic of Congo: “Staff of the International Gorilla Conservation Program (IGCP) have been evacuated from DR Congo, as things remain tense between the Congolese army...

DR of Congo: No Rangers Reported Dead

It seems all rangers in the Democratic Republic of Congo are safe: “There is still a lot of confusion and misinformation regarding our Rangers who were at Rumangabo HQ 8...

D.R. of Congo: Life at the Ranger Refugee Campa

Description of life in a refugee camp in the Democratic Republic of Congo: “Yesterday afternoon I was at the camp with Diddy, checking on our Rangers and their families. The...

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