Saturday, July 2, 2022
Nairobi is winning accolades despite a lack of vision and development agenda by the county government led by DR EVANS KIDERO, explains ROBIN OBINO. For a second year running, Nairobi has been named the most intelligent...
With coffee and tea accounting for around 80% of Burundi’s exports, the tiny nation is attempting to build a reputation as one of the continent’s biggest coffee producers, reports Al Jazeera. While some critics are concerned...
DRC officials plan to increase tax revenues in mining from 14.5% to 25% of the national budget by 2016, reports Reuters. “Exploitation of natural resources is key to our ambition of becoming an emerging market country...
The Democratic Republic of Congo is working to rein in the sexual violence that has plagued the country for two decades, but rape remains rampant, UN rights chief Navi Pillay said Tuesday. “Sexual and gender-based violence...
According to a high-ranking police officer, if the 41 DRC soldiers currently on trial in Goma for allegedly committing mass rape, murder, and other war crimes last November are found guilty, the decision will be...
On Tuesday, those M23 representatives were back in the Ugandan capital, Kampala, where they sat waiting in a hotel for the Congolese government to send its delegation so that negotiations can resume. They do not...
Yesterday, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appointed Germany’s Martin Kobler as special envoy to the troubled DRC. Kobler, who is currently the UN’s special envoy to Iraq, will lead the UN’s peacekeeping operations in Congo, which includes...
The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has come out to assure tourists that the border national parks in western Uganda are safe despite ongoing fighting in neighboring DR Congo. There has been growing speculation about the safety...