DR Congo

By IndepthAfrica
In Central Africa
Jul 23rd, 2013
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By Sekhemib Hebeny, IndepthAfrica United States on today asked Rwanda to stop assistance for M23 rebels in nearby border Democratic Republic of Congo, indicating there was proof Rwandan army authorities were taking part. “We call upon Rwanda to immediately stop any assistance for the M23 (and) ...
By IndepthAfrica
In DR Congo
Jul 22nd, 2013
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The woman with the world’s largest breasts has told of how she employs security to help defend herself against unwanted suitors who ‘chase’ her. Annie Hawkins-Turner, a 53-year-old from Atlanta, Georgia who has a bra size of 102ZZZ, told TLC’s Strange Sex that she is a ‘...
By IndepthAfrica
In Central Africa
Jul 17th, 2013
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By Ola Johnson, IndepthAfrica No less than 51 rebels of the March 23 development (M23) were murdered in the progressing crash in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo), after the government reported 120 of its member dead, according to a nearby source. Fighting proceeded Tuesday betw...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jul 13th, 2013
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A cultural, economic, and human rights development in Africa from a visual perspective. A recent study looked at four pillars, besides economic growth, to measure which countries are prospering and which are failing. Image source: www.master-of-finance.org Africa: From Top To Bottom For the past deca...
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
In Article
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
In Article
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
In Article
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...