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Short special: the Democratic Republic of the Congo

A country like no other.

Fiercely listed at the bottom of almost every global index for health, economy, gender equality, child mortality, corruption, you name it, the Democratic Republic of the Congo is a world of its own. 681 more words

East Africa

Nine Christians Killed in Another Attack in Eastern DR Congo

ICC Note: Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) continues to face brutal conflict where attacks from rebel factions on local communities have recently claimed the lives of nine Christians in the outskirts of Oicha town in the North Kivu region. 210 more words

Prayer Uproar

My African Adventure 16- 19th Jan

16th Jan: Who knew packing for 1 night would be so difficult for two adults to do?! Throw in a granny taking everything she brought for the whole trip with her for three nights by the lake. 779 more words

RDC: 7 morts lors des combats entre l’armée et des présumés rebelles ADF

Une accalmie s’observe lundi 13 juin après-midi au sud d’Erengeti dans le secteur de Beni Mbau, au nord de Beni; après les affrontements entre les Forces armées de la RDC (FARDC)  et des présumés rebelles ougandais des ADF. 275 more words

News

The Balkans

For the last week, I’ve been traveling through Southeast Europe with some leaders from here in America. Their mission is unofficial, but their message is clear. 283 more words

Andy's Life

Sarah Rowse - DR Congo / Burundi - A report from a little known crisis

“There was something particularly undignified at seeing teenagers – on the cusp of adulthood – forced to sit on makeshift benches more akin to what one would find in a nursery school.” 1,186 more words

Education

DRC365 #112

See the world. DRC is open to tourism and in recent months there have been concerted efforts to advertise the sights and attractions of the Kivus; the gorillas, an active volcano and the lake in its turquoise blue. Visitors are welcome!

Humanitarian Aid Work