Italian Ambassador to the DRC killed near Goma
22 Feb 2021
The Italian ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo has been killed along with his bodyguard and driver in an ambush in eastern DRC. Ambassador Luca Attanasio was shot by unknown assailants on Monday morning as he … Read the rest
Paul Rusesabagina on Trial in Kigali
by PD Lawton 20 February 2021
Paul Rusesabagina, the real-life person depicted in the film `Hotel Rwanda`, is facing an illegal trial in Kigali. The trial of Rusesabagina and 20 other accused began on Wednesday 17 February 2021 and has been adjourned until next … Read the rest
According to DRC government there are 5.1 million internally displaced people in Eastern DRC.The 5.1 million internally displaced people are fleeing violence and terror in their home country.
In 2020 alone:
1240 people were murdered in Ituri
590 people murdered in North Kivu
261 people murdered in South Kivu
Most … Read the rest
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New AU chief Felix Tshisekedi meets AU Commission chairperson
The African Union Chairperson Felix Tshisekedi (L) alongside the African Union Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat (R) after their meeting in Addis Ababa on Monday 8 February 2020. /AU Photo
9 February 2021
The President of the … Read the rest
Akon, Senegalese-American artist is investing in mining in DRC, this is amazing news, Africa needs the diaspora to invest. The guy doing this video should be in government. Listen to him because he is really well informed!
Source: Make Afrika Great
GOOD NEWS, Akon to Invest in Mining in Congo
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Up to 40 feared dead after motorized wooden boat capsizes in DR Congo
Thursday, 07 January 2021
Authorities in eastern Congo fear more than 40 people are dead after a motorized wooden boat capsized on Lake Kivu overnight, officials said Wednesday.
The boat was headed toward … Read the rest
Chinese Foreign Minister to Visit Africa
by PD Lawton 6 January 2021
Wang Yi, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister, is on a tour of 5 African countries. He started his visit on Monday by going to Nigeria. Nigeria, under the government of President Buhari, has a particularly positive relationship … Read the rest
New Year`s Eve Beni Massacre
by PD Lawton 3 January 2021
Image: Child survivor of Kipupu Massacre, South Kivu. The blood on her clothing is from her mother who was dismembered.
On New Year`s Eve, another 25 villagers were murdered in a village in Beni, North Kivu Province of … Read the rest