DRC

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
In DR Congo
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
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Mar 18th, 2013
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This article was co-written by Christine Garcia. The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has struggled to uphold the human rights of its citizens since the establishment of Belgium’s colonial authority in 1870. More than 5.8 million Congolese have died from conflict-related causes from 1998 ...
By IndepthAfrica
In DR Congo
Feb 27th, 2013
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The continuing security and humanitarian crisis in eastern DRC highlights the urgent need for accelerated reforms within the DRC and increased cooperation among key countries in the Great Lakes region. Patrick Ventrell Acting Deputy Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC The United S...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 27th, 2013
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Your Excellency’s, my party appeals for your intervention to resolve the DRC crisis by dealing with the root causes. (MALMO, Sweden) – Ref: Ref: RPP-OC3/DRC-M23/F1023/13-F22/JVK/RG-AU-UN/F24/AC President Barack OBAMA H.E Prime Minister David CAMERON Ref: DRC Addis Ababa Peace Accord Your Excell...
By IndepthAfrica
In DR Congo
Dec 14th, 2012
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Members of the Rwandan Community in North America have petitioned the Unites States President Barack Obama over the Eastern DRC crisis. In a letter dated December 11, 2012, they explain to Obama the origin of the Congo crisis and accuse the international community including the United Nations of orch...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 30th, 2012
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By Theogene Rudasingwa The international community (read, Western powers) have put pressure on Kagame to have his creation and proxy, M23, withdraw from Goma. President Kabila is being pressured to talk to M23, to listen to their grievances. As we have argued, the problems of eastern DRC are partly a...
By IndepthAfrica
In DR Congo
Nov 26th, 2012
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Rebels, called the M23, have taken Goma, the main city of North Kivu, one of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)’s eastern provinces. Their plan is to march to Bukavu, the main city of South Kivu, and from there, they say, across the massive country to Kinshasa, the Congo’s capital. A ...
By IndepthAfrica
In DR Congo
Nov 21st, 2012
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Press Statement Victoria Nuland Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC The United States is gravely alarmed by the rapid deterioration of the security situation in eastern DRC. We condemn the renewed military campaign by the M23 rebel group, which is an affront to the sove...
By IndepthAfrica
In Letters & Interviews
Nov 15th, 2012
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My party shares the same ambition with the United States of America of guaranteeing peace, security and prosperity. (WASHINGTON DC) – The Rwanda People’s Party Congratulates President Barack Obama President Barack Obama White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave, NW Washington, DC 20500 USA Our R...