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Trouble in Peaceland

In May 2010, in an attempt to bring state authority back to war-torn parts of eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) began helping the Congolese police deploy officers to particularly volatile villages. 1,808 more words


Midnight on the road to Numbi

We were riding motorcycles through the night in an effort to reach Numbi.  It was after midnight, and the treacherous ride had taken its toll on our bodies and motorcycles. 68 more words


Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad

‘‘One of the most compelling and influential works of English literature in the last century.’’  —Independent

“Conrad’s narrative arsenal is awesome . . . Conrad deals in profundities if he deals in anything, but it is just his ability to clip his own wings in midflight, to puncture his ponderously magnificent dirigibles, that make him such an impressive literary performer.”  —Sunday Times…

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Baby in a Brothel

I was in a brothel in Eastern Congo. One of the prostitutes came to me and asked if I wanted to hold her daughter. I spent a few minutes with this beautiful girl, the daughter of some random man. 68 more words


Congo, Cameroon Friendlies: Eagles Get New Venues

The venues for Super Eagles friendly matches against Congo and Cameroon have been changed, according to latest reports from the

Nigeria Football Federation official website. 104 more words