Saturday, July 2, 2022
An African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) patrol came under attack yesterday afternoon by unidentified armed persons near Nyala, South Darfur. As a result, one soldier was killed and two other were wounded. All...
Kenya’s Wangari Muta Maathai, the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize winner, environmentalist and human rights activist, died 25 September at age 71. A mother of three, she devoted her life to promoting the environment and democracy. Ms....
This week, as parliamentary and presidential candidates prepare for the DRC’s November elections, fears have been expressed that Africa’s third biggest country, with a population of 70 million, may not be ready in time. For...
A Congolese driver of the UN mission in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was arrested while travelling to Rwanda: the UN car was filled with more than one tonne of ore. Services committed at the...
The UN Mapping Report on human rights abuses in the DRC between 1993 and 2003, produced in October 2010, had the positive effect of encouraging the Congolese state to establish a new, mixed court to...
This week, the political battle lines were drawn over the effectiveness in the DRC of the Dodd-Frank legislation, passed in the USA in July 2010. Section 1502 of the law calls on US companies to...
The UN security council has unanimously voted to renew the MONUSCO mandate for one more year. This will see the largest peacekeeping force in the world remain in DRC until at least June 30th 2012....