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· October, 2010

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

D.R. of Congo: Food Thursday: Pounded Plantains

Lituma or pounded plantains can justify a trip to the Democratic Republic of Congo: “Lituma is a culinary specialty of the Lokele ethnic group–a tribal cluster of clans of fishers...

D.R. of Congo/Guinea: Guinean Presidential Electoral Campaign in Kinshasa flyer for

What are flyers for Guinean presidential candidate doing in Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo?: “Yesterday evening, I couldn't believe it when I saw a campaign flyer for Guinean...

Africa: Journalists Still Struggling for Press Freedom.

Reporters Without Borders published the Press Freedom Index today (10/20/2010). The section of the report on Africa mentions that Eritrea is last for the 4th consecutive year and that amongst...

D.R. of Congo: Mobile Phone Light Saves Life of a Mother

Mobile phone light saves life of a mother in Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of Congo: “Everyone is healthy in the end, but she was required to undergo a C-section. Apparently...

D.R. of Congo: The Walikale Mass Rapes

Jason reflects on the UN Report on mass rape that took place in Walikale in late July and early August in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

D.R. of Congo: On Mapping Report on Human Rights Abuses

Texas in Africa summarises reactions to the official version of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Democratic Republic of Congo Mapping Report on human rights abuses committed in...

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