Second Congo War

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Name: Second Congo War
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Beyond “Conflict Minerals”: The Congo’s Resource Curse Lives On

At a "conflict-free" copper mine in Katanga (Fairphone/Flickr)January 6, 2014. It’s the opening night of the Consumer Electronics Show, and it seems as if the whole of Silicon Valley has descended on the Las Vegas Convention Center and Venetian hotel ... [Published Dissent Magazine - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Today is the 20th anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda

Well, the start of the genocide, anyway. It lasted 100 days and took roughly 800,000 lives. What most of us in the west do not realize is that this was a particular instance of extreme violence that flairs up from time to time in a much larger scale war ... [Published Daily Kos - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Risk And Election-Year Corrections

The Other Side Of The Midterm CoinIn an April 1 article, we cited two midterm election years, 1986 and 1994, as cases where assuming stocks would follow the accepted midterm correction script proved costly. Today, we look at midterm election years that ... [Published Investing.com - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Dime Q&A: Emmanuel Mudiay, The Next Fab Freshman In College Hoops

Emmanuel Mudiay (photo. Kelly Kline)In every sport there are a certain set of players that possess the physical traits that can cause a scout to salivate at the sight of them: the “five-tool” prospect in baseball, the strong-armed, yet mobile quarterback, ... [Published Dime Magazine - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Democratic Republic of the Congo: Survival football contributes at safe behaviour in war-torn country

Source: DanChurchAidCountry: Democratic Republic of the Congo Healthy children are taught to play football with their arms behind their backs or blindfolds on their eyes to learn about the danger of unexploded ordnance in Congo By Emilie Lykke Nilsson ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 16 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

Franciscan nun seeks asylum in Canada after militia with ties to DRC government threatens to kill her

Fearing she will be murdered by militiamen loyal to a senior government minister, a Franciscan nun from the Democratic Republic of Congo has won a new hearing of her asylum claim in Canada. Sister Victorine Losowa Osengosengo, 52, was refused asylum ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Mar 16 2014]
First reported Mar 15 2014 - Updated Mar 15 2014 - 1 reports

Heart-warming video shows Congolese families driven apart by war finally speaking with their relatives for the first time in years

Congolese families torn apart by war speak with loved ones via the phoneOne, nine-year-old Nirere, hadn't spoken with her mother for 15 monthsAnother, Mama Furaha, was separated from brothers two years agoConnected as part of Instant Network programme ... [Published Mail Online UK - Mar 15 2014]
First reported Mar 15 2014 - Updated Mar 15 2014 - 1 reports

Genocide breaking out (once again) in the heart of Africa

Full Comment’s Araminta Wordsworth brings you a daily round-up of quality punditry from across the globe.  Today: The fighting has been grinding for at least a year, but almost no one in the West seems to care. In the Central African Republic, one ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Mar 15 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 1 reports

Congo: Displaced Families Connect Thanks to Vodafone

Nirere, 9, speaks to her mother for the first time in 15 monthsCongolese families divided by war have been able to speak with their relatives after years of separation.The initiative has been launched by Vodafone Firsts, a global programme that tells ... [Published International Business Times UK - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Mar 11 2014 - Updated Mar 11 2014 - 1 reports

Africans partner with local ag company

DAVE MOSIER/ independent editorA mission trip a few years ago for Dan Custis has led to what can only be called a global business, humanitarian and religious opportunity in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).Dan (left) and Brad Custis of Advanced ... [Published The VW Independent - Mar 11 2014]
First reported Feb 10 2014 - Updated Feb 10 2014 - 1 reports

Democratic Republic of the Congo: Q&A: Hearing to Confirm the Charges Against Bosco Ntaganda at the International Criminal Court

Source: Human Rights WatchCountry: Democratic Republic of the Congo On February 10, 2014, the judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC) will hear evidence against Bosco Ntaganda, a rebel leader from the Democratic Republic of Congo, in a short ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 10 2014]

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Beyond “Conflict Minerals”: The Congo’s Resourc... [Published Dissent Magazine - Apr 09 2014]
Today is the 20th anniversary of the genocide i... [Published Daily Kos - Apr 09 2014]
Risk And Election-Year Corrections [Published Investing.com - Apr 02 2014]
Dime Q&A: Emmanuel Mudiay, The Next Fab Freshma... [Published Dime Magazine - Mar 31 2014]
Democratic Republic of the Congo: Survival foot... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 20 2014]
Franciscan nun seeks asylum in Canada after mil... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Mar 16 2014]
Heart-warming video shows Congolese families dr... [Published Mail Online UK - Mar 15 2014]
Genocide breaking out (once again) in the heart... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Mar 15 2014]
Congo: Displaced Families Connect Thanks to Vod... [Published International Business Times UK - Mar 14 2014]
Africans partner with local ag company [Published The VW Independent - Mar 11 2014]
Democratic Republic of the Congo: Q&A: Hear... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 10 2014]
MEC-CME Adopts a Conflict Minerals Policy [Published PRWeb - Aug 03 2013]
Fact Sheet for Movement for the Liberation of C... [Published Able2Act - May 17 2006]
Fact Sheet for Congolese Rally for Democracy (C... [Published Able2Act - May 17 2006]
Fact Sheet for Democratic Forces for the Libera... [Published Able2Act - Apr 28 2006]
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Democratic Republic of the Congo: Survival foot... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 20 2014]
Source: DanChurchAidCountry: Democratic Republic of the Congo Healthy children are taught to play football with their arms behind their backs or blindfolds on their eyes to learn about the danger of unexploded ordnance in Congo By Emilie Lykke Nilsson ...
Franciscan nun seeks asylum in Canada after mil... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Mar 16 2014]
Fearing she will be murdered by militiamen loyal to a senior government minister, a Franciscan nun from the Democratic Republic of Congo has won a new hearing of her asylum claim in Canada. Sister Victorine Losowa Osengosengo, 52, was refused asylum ...
Genocide breaking out (once again) in the heart... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Mar 15 2014]
Full Comment’s Araminta Wordsworth brings you a daily round-up of quality punditry from across the globe.  Today: The fighting has been grinding for at least a year, but almost no one in the West seems to care. In the Central African Republic, one ...
Democratic Republic of the Congo: Q&A: Hear... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 10 2014]
Source: Human Rights WatchCountry: Democratic Republic of the Congo On February 10, 2014, the judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC) will hear evidence against Bosco Ntaganda, a rebel leader from the Democratic Republic of Congo, in a short ...
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