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.
The long road from bloody Congo conflict to Bensalem and college
When Zola Makanda recounts his path from childhood in the Democratic Republic of the ... were case managers who spoke English, refugees from El Salvador and Honduras who teased each other in Spanish. Two other boys from Congo spoke Swahili.
Publ.Date : Wed, 01 Nov 2017 10:06:00 GMT
Refugees flee to Zambia, accusing DR Congo troops of killings
NCHELENGE, Zambia: Recounting horrific stories of rape and murder allegedly by government soldiers, thousands of refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo have sought safety ... a 40-year-old school teacher. ?I had to keep going until I found ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 09 Nov 2017 00:15:00 GMT
Congo\'s young pygmy reporters take to the airwaves to fight exclusion
MBANDAKA, Democratic Republic of Congo ... have taught me and are also teaching the listeners that we all have the same rights. And if we bleed, we all have the same color blood.? Comprising about 1 percent of Congo?s population of nearly 80 million ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 07 Nov 2017 00:56:00 GMT
33 killed in train crash in Democratic Republic of Congo
Established in February 1993, the Kathmandu Post, Nepal?s first privately owned English broadsheet daily, is today Nepal?s leading English language newspaper, with a daily circulation of 82,000 copies. This makes the Post Nepal?s second-most widely ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 13 Nov 2017 00:28:00 GMT
U.S. bishop: Congo tensions high; church teaches democratic practices
visited the Democratic Republic of Congo Oct. 27-Nov. 3 and met with government officials, opposition and civil society leaders. CAPE TOWN, South Africa ? While political tensions in Congo are running high, the local church is making headway in teaching ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 06 Nov 2017 09:32:00 GMT
Africa Society Takes Renowned Teach Africa Program to Pittsburgh
The Africa Society of the National Summit on Africa and the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh, in partnership with Duquesne University, will host 250 Pittsburgh area high school students for a Teach ... Ghana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya and ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 10 Nov 2017 16:50:00 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
DRC schools hit hard as teachers strike over poor pay
The new school year has begun in the Democratic Republic of Congo - but many pupils and teachers are nowhere to be seen. The teachers at schools run by the state are on strike as they demand higher pay and better working conditions. The country's economic ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 04 Sep 2017 13:05:14 GMT
UCLA medical school dean stresses importance of global student involvement
... after graduating with a degree in English but added she did not want to teach English. Instead, she chose to help distribute vaccines in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. ?Having gone to a place in the world where there was so much suffering ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 15 Nov 2017 23:46:00 GMT