The Democratic Republic of the Congo (Congo-Kinshasa), located in central Africa, is the third-largest country on the continent. The capital is Kinshasa. French is the official language. The country endured more than a decade of civil war that ended in 2003 but resulted in continuing political and economic instability.
Refugees-turned-language teachers learn new life
?It?s truly like a hug, like a family,? he adds, his voice filled with emotion. Another teacher, Chantrel Koko, came from the war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo in 2012. One of Cultural Hug?s first language professors, he also hopes to graduate ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 29 Apr 2017 21:53:00 GMT
DR Congo, home to a tenth of the world\'s languages
Tongohala's native tongue is one of 450 spoken in the Democratic Republic of Congo ... the upwardly mobile will often teach their children only French -- or French and English. The death of a language "is due to the rural exodus and the demographic ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:35:00 GMT
Retired teacher advocates for refugees while battling cancer
They came from countries like Thailand, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Somalia and Myanmar (Burma ... People can also give time and talents by tutoring students, teaching citizenship classes, English classes or donating to the Utah International ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:14:00 GMT
New priest in diocese is a missionary who hails from the Congo
He was ordained a priest on Nov. 30, 1997 in the Diocese of Mbujimayi in the Democratic Republic of the Congo by ... but in the Congo if you take a degree in the seminary you cannot teach in the schools,? said Fr. Sasa, who also was very passionate ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:00:00 GMT
Memories of colonial abuse and lost prosperity haunt DR Congo town
testament to the tumultuous history of this part of southwest Democratic Republic of Congo. Back in 1911, while a Belgian colony, vast concessions of palm tree forests were granted to English entrepreneur William Lever, whose company Lever Brothers gave ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 29 Apr 2017 23:23:00 GMT
Democratic Republic of Congo women seek trade skills to avoid sex work
KANYABAYONGA, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO ? Afisa Kanyere Kamate ... calls on humanitarian organizations to teach displaced girls the basic trades, such as weaving, braiding and knitting, so that they can avoid resorting to sex work.
Publ.Date : Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:26:00 GMT
?Teaching in a kind of desert?, in the Democratic Republic of Congo
In the Democratic Republic of Congo, a project supported by the EU Children of Peace ... she puts her books to one side ceremoniously. ?I'm going to be a teacher?, she replies proudly. Philippe Lukoo, also in the first year of primary school, dreams ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 19 Feb 2015 16:00:00 GMT
Life in the Democratic Republic of Congo
My 9-year old daughter, Ella and I moved to Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo in August 2014, after I was offered a teaching position at an international school. We packed (far too many) suitcases and headed off to a country that I had only read ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 08 Apr 2015 17:00:00 GMT
Democratic Republic of Congo Country Factsheet
This simple and colourful factsheet is a great starting point for lessons on Democratic Republic of Congo. Includes a map and key country information, as well as the big issues the country faces. Also links in with our Real life stories resources.
Publ.Date : Wed, 08 Jul 2015 17:00:00 GMT
Congo, Democratic Republic of - Education Sector Project (English)
skills, education strategy, assessment mechanism, textbook policy, education ministries, education agenda, basic education, formal education, school teachers, school ... See More + osts, primary teachers, teachers, education management, education offices ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 29 Apr 2015 17:44:00 GMT