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· May, 2009

Stories about D.R. of Congo from May, 2009

Disabled Congolese Find Ways to Thrive

  17 May 2009

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, life for the disabled or physically impaired is wrought with difficulties. With no state support and few employment prospects, individuals with disabilities face numerous challenges. This article explores the innovative ways some disabled Congolese earn their living.

DR Congo: Baby Gorilla Rescued in Trafficking Bust

  4 May 2009

On Sunday, 26 April 2009, ICCN Rangers, led by the Virunga National Park Director –  a former WildlifeDirect CEO – Emmanuel de Merode arrested a suspected gorilla trafficker and recovered a concealed baby eastern lowland gorilla. The suspect was accosted and arrested as he disembarked from a plane at Goma...

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