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DRC war: West must be consistent - RDC Under Attack

DRC war: West must be consistent - RDC Under Attack | African News Agency | Scoop.it

But generalisations about Africa are dangerous. The only certainty is its size: it could contain the United States, China and India and still have room to spare. Recently it has been dubbed rising, hopeful, the continent of the future. But Africa cannot be declared successful until its vast, rich heart, the Congo, is peaceful and prosperous.

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DRC: Swift action in Goma helps wounded and wider population | RDC Under Attack

DRC: Swift action in Goma helps wounded and wider population | RDC Under Attack | African News Agency | Scoop.it
Many people have been wounded, while the thousands forced to flee their homes to Goma have been without help for several days, said Frédéric Boyer, head of the ICRC sub-delegation in the city.
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Aid Workers Struggle To Provide Services In Congo - RDC Under Attack

Aid Workers Struggle To Provide Services In Congo - RDC Under Attack | African News Agency | Scoop.it
The rebel movement in the Democratic Republic of Congo has set off another humanitarian crisis. Tens of thousands of displaced villagers who fled the fighting are on the march with their belongings, and someone has to take care of them.
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DRC rebels steal the show after regional summit on conflict - RDC Under Attack

DRC rebels steal the show after regional summit on conflict - RDC Under Attack | African News Agency | Scoop.it
KAMPALA — M23 rebels said on Sunday they had opened talks with Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Joseph Kabila, hours after a regional summit called on them to end their offensive in the east of the country.
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Congo government says no talks with M23 rebels before Goma pullout - RDC Under Attack

Congo government says no talks with M23 rebels before Goma pullout - RDC Under Attack | African News Agency | Scoop.it

(Reuters) - Congo's government will not negotiate with M23 rebels in the east of the Central African country until the rebels pull out of the city of Goma, a government spokesman said on Sunday.

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Quindici anni di silenzio. I media scoprono la tragedia congolese

Quindici anni di silenzio. I media scoprono la tragedia congolese | African News Agency | Scoop.it

Con un vergognoso ritardo, i riflettori internazionali si sono accesi sul conflitto sanguinoso della Repubblica Democratica del Congo. In seguito alla conquista di Goma da parte dei ribelli del Movimento del 23 marzo, la stampa internazionale,tra cui quella italiana, ha iniziato a occuparsi di quanto sta avvenendo nelle regioni orientali del Congo. I titoli sembrano ripetersi: “Fallimento dell’Onu”, “Tragedia umanitaria”, “Guerra di depredazione delle ricchezze minerarie”, “La corsa al saccheggio”, e così via. Insomma, i media si sono svegliati dal lungo letargo in cui erano precipitati nei mesi scorsi, quando i ribelli del M23 hanno lanciato l’offensiva contro il...

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Democratic Republic of the Congo:Swift action in Goma helps wounded and wider population

Following the recent clashes that shook the city of Goma and the surrounding area in North Kivu, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), businesses and public transport have gradually been getting back to normal in the last two days. The lull has given the ICRC, working closely with the Red Cross Society of the Democratic Republic, an opportunity to gauge the scale of people's needs and to provide emergency aid.

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DRC: Congolese Displaced on the Move Again

DRC: Congolese Displaced on the Move Again | African News Agency | Scoop.it

Many civilians displaced by the fighting in the eastern DRC are on the move again. The U.N. refugee agency describes the situation as fluid and unstable, making it harder for humanitarian agencies to provide assistance.

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Goma tense as ultimatum for rebel departure looms - RDC Under Attack

Goma tense as ultimatum for rebel departure looms - RDC Under Attack | African News Agency | Scoop.it

GOMA, Congo (AP) — This Congolese city recently seized by rebels was tense Monday, as residents waited to see if the fighters will abide by a midnight deadline to withdraw from Goma, a week after taking the strategic regional capital in a humiliating defeat for the Congolese army.

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Summit urges withdrawal of Congo rebels - RDC Under Attack

Summit urges withdrawal of Congo rebels - RDC Under Attack | African News Agency | Scoop.it

Central African leaders on Saturday demanded the withdrawal of M23 rebels from the mineral-rich eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.Eleven regional heads of state issued the call at an emergency summit in Kampala amid UN warnings that aid workers are struggling to reach more than 100,000 people displaced by the fighting in eastern Congo.

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UN knew about rape in DRC, but failed to stop it! RDC Under Attack

UN knew about rape in DRC, but failed to stop it!  RDC Under Attack | African News Agency | Scoop.it

UN knew about rape in DRC, but failed to stop it! #Raped #Women #DRC #RDCUnderAttack http://twitpic.com/bgc8k5

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Residents in Congo flee rebel violence - RDC Under Attack

Residents in Congo flee rebel violence - RDC Under Attack | African News Agency | Scoop.it
Hundreds of residents in the eastern Congo towns of Sake and Minova walked toward a nearby village on Saturday to avoid more fighting between rebels and the army, who they accuse of looting and rapes.
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Presidente do Congo e líder rebelde se reunirão em Uganda

Presidente do Congo e líder rebelde se reunirão em Uganda | African News Agency | Scoop.it
Kinshasa - O presidente da República Democrática do Congo (RDC), Joseph Kabila, e o líder do movimento rebelde M23, Jean Marie Runiga, se reunirão amanhã, sábado, em Campala, na Uganda, para tentar encontrar uma solução à crise no leste do país.
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Thousands flee fighting as Congo crisis deepens

Thousands flee fighting as Congo crisis deepens | African News Agency | Scoop.it
GOMA, Democratic Republic of the Congo: A humanitarian crisis is looming in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, aid agencies have warned, after another day of fighting sent thousands of people fleeing for safety.
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Organizaciones humanitarias en Congo advierten de escalada crisis

Organizaciones humanitarias en Congo advierten de escalada crisis | African News Agency | Scoop.it

Adís Abeba/Kinshasa, 23 nov (dpa) - Sobre la República Democrática del Congo (RDC) se cierne un agravamiento de la crisis: organizaciones internacionales de ayuda humanitaria indicaron que el movimiento rebelde M23 prosiguió con su ofensiva en el este del país.

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DRC: SADC condemns Congolese rebels

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MAPUTO, Nov. 23 — Member countries of the the Southern African Development Community (SADC) have condemned the rebels of M23 for occupying Goma, in their offensive against the Kinshasa government.

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