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· December, 2010

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

China, Congo and Japan: Soccer politics

Ministry of Tofu translates Chinese netizens’ reactions over a recent soccer fans riot in Congo. The African soccer fans had mistaken the Japanese referee as Chinese and smashed Chinese-own stores...

Tragedy bookends Year 2010 for Francophone Citizen Media

It appears that tragedy will bookend yet another year rich in remarkable events in the world of francophone citizen media. The month of January set the tone with the fallout...

D. R. of Congo: Ben Affleck wants to make movie about Congo

Ben Affleck would like to make a movie about the Democratic Republic of Congo: “With the success of DRC Congo’s star singer Fally Ipupa during the MAMAs, now Oscar-winning screenwriter,...

D.R. of Congo: Conflict minerals guidelines and murder of bishop's wife

Stories to watch from the Democratic Republic of Congo: “Bishop Levy Mbala, the head of the Church of Christ in the Congo – one of the largest protestant church groups...

D. R of Congo: AK47 versus education

AK47 versus education in the Democratic Republic of Congo: “In 2008 at the age of 16 Mark together with about 12 boys from his village were abducted by the unsympathetic...

Africa: Photos of Urban Africa

African Digital Art has posted some fascinating photos of urban Africa from Urban Africa, a popular Flickr group that showcases growing urban life in various African cities.

D. R. of Congo: From Lubumbashi to Kinshasa by road

Photos of a couple who traveled by road from Lubumbashi to Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

D.R. of Congo: Etienne Tshisekedi returns home

The opposition leader in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Etienne Tshisekedi, returns home: “Tshisekedi arrived in Kinshasa yesterday after three years in “medical exile.” There is some debate about how...

Africa: ICT terms in African languages available online

ANLoc partners have completed work on 2500 Information and Communications Technology terms, with a particular eye to software localization, for the following languages: Akan, Amharic, Arabic, French, Kinyarwanda, Lingala, Luganda,...

D.R of Congo/Belgium: Gal draws Congo and Belgium

Africa is a country posts drawings about the relationship between the Democratic Republic of Congo and Belgium from the Belgian cartoonist GAL who turned 70 this year.

D.R. of Congo: News you might have missed

Last week news from the Democratic Republic of Congo that you might have missed :”The newly ordained cardinal of Kinshasa, Laurent Monsegwo, arrived in Kinshasa from Rome on Wednesday to...

Africa: What does WikiLeaks say about Central Africa?

What does WikiLeaks say about Central Africa?: A cable signed by Hillary Clinton (put up by Jeune Afrique but the link no longer works) directing US officials to gather all...

D.R. of Congo: UN Group of Experts Report is out

Jason shows some of the highlights of the 190 page report on the Democratic Republic of Congo released by the UN Group of Experts: “It's a great report, chock full...

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