The Democratic Republic of the Congo (Congo-Kinshasa), located in central Africa, is the third-largest country on the continent. The capital is Kinshasa. French is the official language. The country endured more than a decade of civil war that ended in 2003 but resulted in continuing political and economic instability.
Democratic Republic of the Congo: 6 Killed in Protest Demanding President Resign
In Africa, protesters staged nationwide demonstrations on Sunday in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, demanding the resignation of ... Among the dead was peace activist Ahmad Farzan, who was in Kabul teaching classes and working at Afghanistan ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 22 Jan 2018 07:27:00 GMT
Violence, an Erupting Volcano in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Havana (Prensa Latina) Violence persists in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) as an erupting volcano, with sources that feed it and threaten to transform the country into a failed state. Nowadays, at least four outbreaks of violence are visible in the ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 21 Jan 2018 07:51:00 GMT
Home is close, but so far away for Central African Republic refugees
As smoke rises over the lush green landscape from fires across the river, inhabitants of Mobayi-Mbongo in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC ... ?There is nobody left over there to teach, there are no schools anymore,? he says.
Publ.Date : Fri, 12 Jan 2018 04:29:00 GMT
DR Congo: Security Forces Fire on Catholic Churchgoers
Security forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo used excessive force ... The son of a 67-year-old Catholic teacher said that his father died after inhaling teargas the police fired into his parish after the Sunday Mass: When my father got home from ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 22 Jan 2018 10:16:00 GMT
Teaching Bulls to Pull Is New Tradition in Congo
Teacher Dieudonne Tchani says bullocks are ... Nick Long reported on this story from Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo. George Grow adapted this story for Learning English. Mario Ritter was the editor
Publ.Date : Sun, 16 Aug 2015 13:00:53 GMT
BREAKING: At least 5 killed, several wounded in anti-Kabila demonstration in DR Congo: UN
KINSHASA, Jan. 21 (Xinhua) -- At least five people were killed and several others wounded on Sunday in Kinshasa during an anti-Kabila demonstration convened by the Catholic Church across the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo), according to the ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 21 Jan 2018 10:32:00 GMT
DR Congo Catholic leaders Plan March Against Kabila
The Democratic Republic of Congo's Roman Catholic leaders is planning a peaceful protest urging President Joseph Kabila to demit office. On Friday, the ComitÚ La´c de Coordination (CLC) or Committee of the Catholic Laity asked ?Christians, believers ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 21 Jan 2018 09:16:00 GMT
Buchanan?s and Other Blunders, Etc.
Look at America?s Run-up to the Civil War? I?ve previously mentioned here that the remarkable Jeff Bradshaw ? currently serving with his wife in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Kinshasa ... sure both students and teachers will appreciate ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 21 Jan 2018 20:00:00 GMT
Feature: Chinese peacekeepers in DR Congo open Chinese language class for ophans
habor a common dream of visiting China one day," said a teacher of the village. BUKAVU, DR Congo, May 8 (Xinhua) -- It is an as-usual sunny day and kids at the SOS Children Village at Bukavu, a city in east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), throng ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 08 May 2015 12:28:00 GMT
Letters to the Editor (Jan. 21)
Sharp ? U.N. expert who was murdered in the Democratic Republic ... taught English until they reach high school ? where foreign languate is still only optional. Since younger children have a much stronger ability to develop language skills, teaching ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 21 Jan 2018 01:47:00 GMT