DR Congo

By IndepthAfrica
In Angola
Jun 21st, 2013
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AFRICANS have been used to visitors with big entourages and exotic baggage, at least since European explorers first traipsed through their savannahs at the head of long trains of porters laden with trunks full of florid crockery, even libraries. But when Barack Obama sets foot in Africa on June 26th ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 20th, 2013
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Exploiting Africa’s most precious resource: children. Photography Credits: Keith Harmon Snow (where noted) (WASHINGTON DC) – All those that are justified, God vouchsafed, in and for the sake of his only Son Jesus Christ, to make partakers of the grace of adoption, by which they are taken ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 25th, 2013
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By Imogen Lamb, April 25 is World Malaria Day, a day designed to highlight a disease that continues to kill almost 700,000 people around the world every year. Most of the deaths occur in young children under five years old. RFI visits the Democratic Republic of Congo, where the disease remains endemi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 25th, 2013
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By JONES MUNANG’ANDU, MALARIA is protozoa infection of the genus plasmodium. There are four (4) main species of parasites that infect humans; Plasmodium falciparum, plaslesmodium vivax, plasmodium malariae and plasmodium ovale. Of these the most common in Zambia and indeed most lethal is P. Fal...
By IndepthAfrica
In Central Africa
Apr 16th, 2013
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KAMPALA, Uganda, (UNHCR) – Few customers come to the simply named Beauty Salon in Kampala’s Kisenyi slum, but for refugee owner Rosette Wabenga, it is still a dream come true. “I am a very lucky woman to have this shop,” Wabenga says. “Words cannot express how grateful I am to...
By IndepthAfrica
In Central Africa
Apr 13th, 2013
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As the G8 discusses sexual violence in the DRC, perpetrators and victims speak out about mass rape in Minova. Pete Jones in Minov, The Guardian, Congo: an army sergeant who says he was ordered to rape by his commanding officer. Photograph: Fiona Lloyd-Davies In a small house on a hill overlooking Lak...
By IndepthAfrica
In Central Africa
Apr 12th, 2013
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“On both missions I observed the complete lack of strict regulation of the arms trade, due to which both DRC and Kosovo had huge proliferation of illegal arms.” – Retired Pakistani Brigadier General Mujahid Alam By: Jennifer Fierberg Retired Pakistani Brigadier General Mujahid Alam (NEW YORK) – While...
By IndepthAfrica
In Analysis
Apr 4th, 2013
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By Andrew Mwenda How the West is seeking to usurp Africa’s struggle for freedom and democracy using a humanitarian language Since the end of the Cold War, a movement to save Africa from Africans has grown and gained momentum across the Western world. This movement is reflected in campaigns to end pov...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 3rd, 2013
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Rome conquered ancient Egypt not because the Romans wanted to own the fine temples, pyramids, tombs, irrigation canals and so on and so forth. The Romans were in search of food. The Roman Empire was spreading. It needed to be kept intact, which meant that the imperial subjects had to be fed all the t...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 27th, 2013
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what does it hold? A lot of issues have been raised on the rise of the middle class in Africa and the change that these classes of people can actually cause towards the economic growth and transformation in Africa. Many analysts have raised concerns as to which class of people falls within the so cal...