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Fighting Without Winning, Winning Without Fighting | OpEdNews

As military and paramilitary forces (and the institutions they serve) continue to bombard and maim the people of the world – and as the death tolls in Gaza, Congo, Iraq, and other war zones, continue to rise – one cannot help but wonder whether the relatively voiceless, seemingly dis-empowered, people of the planet are really unable to do anything – beyond offering largely symbolic condemnations and demonstrations of solidarity – to halt these monstrosities. 64 more words

Middle East

New Video: Awilo Longomba - Bundelele

I first heard this track a couple of months ago when Ezinne Asinugo of the CEO Girls killed a dance routine to the track in the middle of Oxford Street, Central London! 30 more words

Africa

Sit-in à Bruxelles le 02.08.2014, en souvenir de l’invasion de la RD Congo par le Rwanda, l’Ouganda et le Burundi

Un collectif de patriotes Congolais organise le samedi 02 août 2014 à partir de 12h00 un sit-in à la Place Poelaert de Bruxelles, en face du palais de justice. 193 more words

Congo

Validity of Congo Coup Trial is Questioned

THE trial of 20 men accused of plotting to overthrow Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila was postponed on Monday for another week because the lawyer representing 14 of the accused is challenging the constitutionality of the charges.

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Escape from the city

I’ve spent most of my adult life in a big, crowded city. Part of the reason for coming to Congo was to experience the wild, open savannah and clear blue skies mined directly from my ‘Out of Africa’ fantasy. 643 more words

Africa

Anjan Sundaram: We’re Missing the Story — The Media’s Retreat From Foreign Reporting

Congo is the scene of one of the greatest man-made disasters of our lifetimes. Two successive wars have killed more than five million people since 1996.  

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Military Madness