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■ Randgold Resources Limited: Opportunities But Also Challenges in Africa

JERSEY, CHANNEL ISLANDS--(Marketwired - Oct 22, 2014) - Randgold Resources Limited( LSE : RRS ) ( NASDAQ : GOLD )
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 04:26:02 -0700

■ Congo-Kinshasa: European Human Rights Prize Awarded to Congolese Gynecologist

[Deutsche Welle]The 2014 Sakharov Prize, one of Europe's most prestigious human rights accolades, will go to the Congolese physician Denis Mukwege for his treatment of the victims of gang rape in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 03:23:23 -0700

■ Aquino to Maoist rebels: We’d rather talk than fight

PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III welcomed Wednesday any move by communist insurgents to return to the negotiating table to end several decades of...
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:03:42 -0700

■ African Rivalries Weaken UN Hand Against Rebels in Congo

Hundreds of Rwandan rebels in eastern Congo are defying a six month ultimatum to disarm, ratcheting up pressure on regional powers and UN peacekeepers to eliminate, once and for all, a force at the he...
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:25:34 -0700

■ U.N. condemns top human rights official's expulsion from Congo

By Mirjam Donath UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday condemned the expulsion of the top U.N. human rights official in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and called on the U.N. Security Council to consider possible action. The U.N. chief also expressed deep concern over recent threats against other staff at the U.N human rights office in the Congo ...
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:18:53 -0700

■ African rivalries weaken U.N. hand against rebels in Congo

By Aaron Ross KINSHASA (Reuters) - Hundreds of Rwandan rebels in eastern Congo are defying a six month ultimatum to disarm, ratcheting up pressure on regional powers and U.N. peacekeepers to eliminate, once and for all, a force at the heart of two decades of conflict. Midway to a deadline set by regional leaders, not one Hutu rebel had laid down his weapon and yet rivalries among African nations ...
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:13:37 -0700

■ Brave healer of DR Congo's most horrific wounds

KINSHASA (AFP) - Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege, who won the Sakharov human rights prize Tuesday, has been dubbed "Doctor Miracle" for helping tens of thousands of gang rape victims in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:22:35 -0700

■ UN chief asks DR Congo to take back rights envoy

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday asked the Democratic Republic of Congo to reverse its decision to expel a UN rights envoy who had released a report exposing police violence.
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:22:28 -0700

■ Congo-Kinshasa: Newspaper Publisher Held for Past Two Months Over Article

[RSF]Reporters Without Borders is appalled that newspaper publisher Mike Mukebayi has been held without any justification for the past two months because of a libel suit. The length of his pre-trial detention is out of all proportion, especially as judicial examination of the case has not yet begun.
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:55:35 -0700

■ Central Africa: African Ministers Ready to Order Attack on Rwandan Rebels

[allAfrica]Defence and foreign ministers from the Great Lakes and Southern African regions resolved on Monday that military action be taken against Rwandan rebels in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo if they do not disarm and surrender by January 2 next year.
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:38:18 -0700

■ News24.com | US urges DRC to rescind expulsion of UN rights envoy

The US has urged Kinshasa to reverse a decision to expel the UN's rights envoy to the Democratic Republic of Congo after a damning report on police violence.
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 05:58:16 -0700

■ DRC Spokesman Defends Expulsion of UN Human Rights Official

The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo has defended the expulsion of Scott Campbell, the director of the U.N. Joint Human Rights Office (UNJHRO). Campbell was declared persona non grata last week after the release of a U.N. report detailing serious human rights violations by Congolese security forces. The head of the U.N. Mission in the DRC (MONUSCO) expressed his full confidence in ...
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:02:58 -0700

■ In Burundi, UN envoy lauds role of women, youths in bringing peace to Great Lakes

New York, Oct 21 (IBNS) Women and young people must play a central role in establishing a long-term peace for Africaâs Great Lakes Region amid the areaâs renewed efforts to overcome a past scarred by conflict, a top UN official said on Monday.
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:45:31 -0700

■ US urges Congo to rescind expulsion of UN rights envoy

The United States on Monday urged Kinshasa to reverse a decision to expel the UN's rights envoy to the Democratic Republic of Congo after a damning report on police violence.
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:35:37 -0700

■ UN surveillance drone crashes in eastern DR Congo

Kinshasa (AFP) - A surveillance drone from the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo crashed in the east of the country Monday without causing any injuries, the UN said.
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:11:53 -0700

Kinshasa News
■ Randgold Resources Limited: Opportunities But Also Challenges in Africa■ Congo-Kinshasa: European Human Rights Prize Awarded to Congolese Gynecologist■ Aquino to Maoist rebels: We’d rather talk than fight■ African Rivalries Weaken UN Hand Against Rebels in Congo■ U.N. condemns top human rights official's expulsion from Congo
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