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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: Water pressure
People fleeing the violence in North Kivu Province often end up on the outskirts of the town of Beni. But as the population grows, water is becoming scarce. Since 2014, the violence committed by armed ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 14 Apr 2022 07:45:00 GMT
Dealing with Darkness in Congo
Mukwege is a doctor in the country that calls itself ?the Democratic Republic of the Congo ... when speaking English: ?Moo-KWAY-gay.? He was born in 1955 in the Congolese city of ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 29 Apr 2022 17:00:00 GMT
In DR Congo, civil servants work until the end of their lives
Many civil servants in the Democratic Republic of Congo work until their last days ... a primary school teacher in Lubumbashi, the main town in the south-east of the vast central African country.
Publ.Date : Thu, 24 Mar 2022 23:18:00 GMT
Congolese refugees find home in Fargo, seek to help those left behind
FARGO ? Lawi Mazuri remembers the late 1990s radio broadcast from then Democratic Republic of Congo ... This all exploded from English language teaching to a movement where there are many ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 29 Apr 2022 04:44:00 GMT
The Democratic Republic of Congo Aim For Africa Championships Gold Following Olympic Committee Recognition
The Democratic ... (teaching) in other structures such as in schools and a development program.? Mixed martial arts is becoming an increasingly popular sport in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Publ.Date : Sat, 16 Apr 2022 20:59:00 GMT
Push to Resurrect Kiswahili Gains Momentum
There is an old East African joke that Kiswahili was born in Zanzibar, grew up in mainland Tanzania, fell sick in Kenya, died in Uganda and was buried in Democratic Republic of Congo. The joke?s ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 11 May 2022 05:00:00 GMT
Congo-Kinshasa: Massive Deforestation in the Congo Basin Will Lead to Poverty
Yaoundé ? Growing up amid under the leafy canopy of the Congo Basin rainforest, the woodland was more than our home. It was our playground, our medicine cabinet, our teacher, our therapist.
Publ.Date : Thu, 12 May 2022 17:00:00 GMT
School ready to welcome Ukrainian refugee students if they ever come
DID YOU SPEAK ANY ENGLISH AT THAT TIME ... Kalumbula came to the U.S. from the Democratic Republic of Congo at a young age."Students, children in general, are resilient and their resiliency ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 26 Apr 2022 17:08:00 GMT
Sisters doing it for themselves: DRC nun fed up with power outages builds own hydroelectric plant
manning the micro hydroelectric plant she built to overcome daily electricity cuts in her town of Miti in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. She works around the clock with a team of nuns and ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 16 May 2022 05:14:00 GMT
African schools football competition to kick off in DR Congo
FIFA and the African Union have agreed to launch a schools football competition following a meeting in Kinshasa between FIFA President Gianni Infantino and the President of the Democratic Republic ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 30 Nov 2021 01:37:00 GMT
UN chopper shot down by rebels in east Congo: Congolese army
Kinshasa, March 29 A helicopter belonging to the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Democratic Republic of Congo was shot down by M23 rebel fighters in eastern Congo with at least eight people on board ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 29 Mar 2022 09:35:00 GMT