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.
At least 400,000 severely malnourished children at risk of dying in DR Congo?s volatile Kasai region
KINSHASA/DAKAR/NEW YORK, 12 December 2017 ? At least 400,000 children under five in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo are suffering from ... schools were destroyed and training to teachers in peace education and psychosocial ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Why the Democratic Republic of Congo Would Like to Forget 2017
By clinging on to power, he threw the Democratic Republic of Congo into a vicious cycle of deadly conflict ... But local rebels known as the Kamwina Nsapu (?black ant? in English), also played a big part in the violence. The Kamwina Nsapu militia ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 04 Dec 2017 04:00:00 GMT
Aid Agencies: 400,000 Children in Congo at Risk of Starvation
Some 400,000 children in the Democratic Republic of Congo are at risk of starving to death due to conflict, displacement and funding shortages, warned aid agencies. The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said that militia ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 13 Dec 2017 16:54:00 GMT
He Brought Refugees Together With A Soccer Ball
Uncle Boniface had been an anthropology professor who lectured at universities in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic ... I started teaching English. In my class, we had a lady also from Congo. She was just there physically. Sometimes you could ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 06 Dec 2017 13:09:00 GMT
Teaching Bulls to Pull Is New Tradition in Congo
Teacher Dieudonne Tchani says bullocks are ... Nick Long reported on this story from Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo. George Grow adapted this story for Learning English. Mario Ritter was the editor
Publ.Date : Sun, 16 Aug 2015 13:00:53 GMT
What drones can teach us about volcanic eruptions
There are at least 400,000 severely malnourished children under 5 years old living in the Democratic Republic of Congo who could die within months without emergency intervention, UNICEF warned today. The gritty details: After 18 months of conflict ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 13 Dec 2017 08:34:00 GMT
Refugees grateful for construction training, jobs and language skills
GRANDVILLE, MI - Two years ago, the future was uncertain for Tony-Kelly Lubanzadio in his native Democratic Republic of Congo ... certified instructor and a Literacy Center English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) teacher. The students also received an OSHA ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 13 Dec 2017 08:06:00 GMT
The Kingdom in Congo
The Executive Leader of the Church Mission Society, the Revd Canon Philip Mounstephen, reflects on a recent visit to Democratic Republic of Congo. When you cross the ... de Santé Communitaire (IPASC, or in English the Pan-African Institute of Community ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 13 Dec 2017 02:52:00 GMT
Congo?s Slide Into Chaos
On January 16, 2001, the Democratic Republic of the Congo tumbled into uncertainty ... Having grown up in Uganda and Tanzania, he spoke Swahili and English, but Loading, please wait...
Publ.Date : Mon, 11 Dec 2017 23:06:00 GMT