By Tala Dowlatshahi The cycle of sexual violence that has been churning throughout the eastern half of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has refused...
The Democratic Republic of Congo lost out on about $1.4 billion in revenue by selling undervalued copper and cobalt deposits. ||| Johannesburg - The Democratic Republic of Congo lost out on about $1.4 billion in revenue by selling undervalued...Show More Summary
The Democratic Republic of Congo is the worst country in the world for mothers, according to the annual report on motherhood from Save The Children. The best place on Earth, in terms of education, income, maternal health and child mortality, continues to be Finland, Sweden and Norway. We should be ashamed of ourselves, America. [BBC] [...]
Retreating government troops from the Democratic Republic of Congo carried out a "systematic" attack late last year against civilians in the town of Minova, South Kivu, engaging in widespread looting, murder, and the rape or sexual abuse of 102 women and 33 girls, including some as young as six, according to a U.N. Show More Summary
The toughest place in the world for mothers? The Democratic Republic of Congo, according to a new report from Save the Children. The nonprofit organization looked at factors including health, education, income, and child mortality in 176 countries, the BBC reports. The bottom 10 are all in sub-Saharan Africa, where...
Charles Lushear's coffee table is made from reclaimed materials. The wood is from a fence. The directional pad is a copper cross used as currency a century ago in what is now the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The start and select buttons are AR-15 magazines and the A and B buttons are clockwork pieces. Show More Summary
The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA's Aqua satellite detected hundreds of fires burning in the Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Angola on May 01, 2013. The fires are outlined in red. Most of the fires burn in grass or cropland. read more
Sonango, Angola’s state oil company, and Cohydro of the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo would develop a shared oil block off the coast of the two countries, Congolese Oil Minister Crispin Atama said on Friday. ||| ANGOLA/DRC...Show More Summary
Paul Madden is the British High Commissioner to Australia. Watch video Important issues can sometimes be neglected by the popular media until a celebrity gets involved. So Angelina Jolie's visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo, together...Show More Summary
Nearly two decades of fighting in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) between government forces and armed groups have forced millions of people to flee their homes countrywide. Over the past year, humanitarian conditions haveShow More Summary
The UN Security Council last week approved the creation of an "intervention brigade" to help root out extremist militias in the eastern regions of the Democratic Republic of Congo. A more muscular UN presence in Congo has long been discussed to address the persistent threat of militia violence. Show More Summary
The UN Security Council has voted for the first time to authorize a peacekeeping force to carry out offensive operations, with up to 3,000 troops based in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, reports the AP. The resolution is good for one year, giving the "intervention brigade" the authority...
The United Nations Security Council unanimously approved a resolution Thursday to deploy about 3,100 peacekeepers to a restive region in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the U.N. announced.
Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie has teamed up with Britain’s Foreign Secretary William Hague for a trip to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to highlight the use of rape as a weapon of war and to raise awareness of the issue on...Show More Summary
Angelina Jolie arrived in LA today following a trip to the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Rwanda this week. She wore an all black ensemble and carried a backpack on her shoulder as she made her way through the airport crowd, still...Show More Summary
Chinese President Xi Jinping‘s inaugural trip, which has taken him to Russia, Tanzania and South Africa before a final stop in the Republic of Congo, has been examined for what it says about his aspirations for a multipolar world and the potential to develop counterweights to influence of the U.S. Show More Summary
Angelina Jolie pays a visit to a rescue camp for women on Monday (March 25) in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The 37-year-old actress and UNHCR goodwill ambassador, who joined at the site by the British Minister for Foreign Affairs William Hague, went to raise awareness for war zone rape in the area. Sexual violence [...]
Taking care of some humanitarian duties, Angelina Jolie paid a visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo yesterday afternoon (March 25). Joined by UK Foreign Secretary William Hague, the “Changeling” actress chatted with ladies at aShow More Summary
Angelina Jolie was joined by Britain's Foreign Secretary William Hague today when she visited victims of sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo. She and William are touring the DRC and Rwanda to raise awareness about rape in war zones. Show More Summary
Angelina Jolie wore a new plain gold ring on her finger as she walked through LAX on Friday night. She left LA for a trip to the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda to raise awareness of sexual violence in war zones. Angelina is visiting the two nations with William Hague, the British Foreign Secretary, and a group of journalists. Show More Summary