In Central Africa
Nov 22nd, 2012
On his first full day as a master of the city of Goma and its 800 000 fearful inhabitants, Colonel Vianey Kazarama of the M23 insurgents did his best to sound reassuring “We Congolese have begun our liberation,” he told a gathering of policemen the morning after his rebels had defied the ...
Nov 17th, 2010
Neighbouring Dominican Republic confirms first case of cholera Naked and destitute, she lies curled on one side, arms pulled protectively to her chest. But despite appearing the manifestation of human misery, no-one stops to even give her a second glance on the devastated streets of the Haitian capit...
Nov 15th, 2010
Protesters in Haiti who blamed United Nations peacekeepers for the epidemic of cholera there rioted in two cities on Monday, hurling rocks and setting fire to a police station, police and eyewitnesses said. In the country’s second city of Cap-Haitien on the north coast, the demonstrators torche...