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Tutsi Congolese? Decency commands to keep quiet

Tutsi Congolese? Decency commands to keep quiet

By B. K. Kumbi Mary Robinson said: ''I think there is a recognition that we need to deal with the deeper causes because underneath the rebel group M23 is real grievance of Tutsis who don't feel at home in their own country, the Congo.'' If I had the opportunity to talk [Read More]

Is Obama Calling Out Congo’s Neighbors Enough For Peace In The Congo?

Is Obama Calling Out Congo’s Neighbors Enough For Peace In The Congo?

During his state visit to Tanzania, responding to a question from a Congolese journalist, President Obama said “the countries surrounding the Congo, they've got to make a commitment to stop funding armed groups that are encroaching on the territorial integrity and [Read More]

Robbery: D.R. Congo’s deals with China and World Bank

Robbery: D.R. Congo’s deals with China and World Bank

Pure robbery when China proposed an aid package to the Congo. It was a mineral-2-Infrastrure deal and IMF and the West blocked it and replaced this deal with a debt on Congo in a form of robbery, by Kambale Musavuli [Read More]

The World Bank in the African Great Lakes Region

The World Bank in the African Great Lakes Region

 By Kambale Musavuli 23rd May 2013 - Today the World Bank Group announced $1 billion in proposed new funding to help countries in Africa's Great Lakes region provide better health and education services, generate more cross-border trade, and fund hydroelectricity projects [Read More]

Firms Linked to Conflict Minerals May Face Prosecution

Firms Linked to Conflict Minerals May Face Prosecution

New proposals to pursue those who benefit from the illegal exploitation of minerals have been broadly welcomed by activists - although some argue this would impoverish communities dependent on the trade. Under new measures put forward by lawyers and human rights activists, [Read More]

Rwanda: A Home and A Prison

Rwanda: A Home and A Prison

Ms Victoire Ingabire, starts her time in prison in Rwanda at the time when Aung San Suu Kyi, the Burmanese woman opposition leader is free from seven years of house arrest, and Birtukan Miduska, the Ethiopian woman opposition leader gets some freedom after two years of [Read More]

Bosco Ntaganda and Rwandan Security Agents Accused of Assassinations

Bosco Ntaganda and Rwandan Security Agents Accused of Assassinations

Ntaganda should be arrested and made to answer for his crimes, rather than being allowed to walk freely in Goma," said Anneke Van Woudenberg, senior researcher at Human Rights Watch. "He is a threat to the people of eastern Congo and is making a mockery of the Congolese [Read More]

No Two Acts of Genocide Are Dealt With the Same Way by the UN

No Two Acts of Genocide Are Dealt With the Same Way by the UN

There seems to be no precise standard procedures on how to recognize and deal with acts of genocide. Since the convention on the prevention and punishment of the crime of genocide, there have been crimes that were officially characterized as genocides. In places like [Read More]

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Tutsi Congolese? Decency commands to keep quiet

Tutsi Congolese? Decency commands to keep quiet

By B. K. Kumbi Mary Robinson said: ''I think there is a recognition that we need to deal with the deeper causes [Read More]

The Fall of M23 – A Very Expensive Loss to Many

The Fall of M23 – A Very Expensive Loss to Many

Before its defeat, M23 was seating on a very profitable business of the conflict mineral resource trade in the east of [Read More]

Rwanda: Use of Child Soldiers is Finally Beginning to Catch up

Rwanda: Use of Child Soldiers is Finally Beginning to Catch up

The Rwandan ruling party RPF has used child soldiers known as “kadogo” or “little ones”: children aged 15 and [Read More]

Rwanda: Minority Tutsi regime or ruling Tutsi bourgeoisie?

Rwanda: Minority Tutsi regime or ruling Tutsi bourgeoisie?

By Didas Gasana Here is why I disagree with folks who say we have a minority Tutsi regime. The main psychological [Read More]

Rwandan students overseas forced to join Rwandan spy networks

Rwandan students overseas forced to join Rwandan spy networks

200 Rwandan students have just received military and intelligence training in Gako military camp and are set to join [Read More]