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· September, 2010

Stories about D.R. of Congo from September, 2010

Africa: University of Texas Africa Conference 2010

Jessica explains the focus of University of Texas Africa Conference 2010: “…this year we hope to take it a step further by putting scholars into conversation with activists and policy-makers...

D.R. of Congo: Okapi Radio, Winner of “Free Media Pioneer” Awards

The International Press Insitute (IPI) has granted Okapi Radio, the UN Radio in D.R. of Congo, with a "Free Media Pioneer" Award. The radio has been broadcasting since February 2002...

D.R of Congo: Why are peacekeepers so bad at protecting civilians?

Jason wonders why UN peacekeepers are so bad at protecting civilians in the Democratic Republic of Congo: “There had been an uproar about MONUSCO’s lack of response to the rapes...

D.R of Congo: Kabila's dislike for large diplomatic gatherings

Please, do not invited the President of D.R. of Congo to a large diplomatic gathering: “President Joseph Kabila is well known for his dislike of attending large diplomatic gatherings. He...

D.R. of Congo: The Trouble With Congo

Texas in Africa reviews Séverine Autesserre's new book, The Trouble with the Congo: Local Violence and the Failure of International Peacebuilding.

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