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How the Democratic Republic of Congo’s booming mining exports are failing to benefit its people. More than $750 million of mining revenues paid by companies to state bodies in the Democratic Republic of Congo was lost to the treasury between 2013 and 2015. Instead, the money disappeared into a dysfunctional state-owned mining company and opaque national tax agencies.
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Each week on “The Global African” host Bill Fletcher, Jr. addresses issues facing Africa and the African Diasporas. Today's program focuses on the Democratic Republic of the Congo, from its history as a Belgian colony to independence to the neo-colonial kleptocracy of dictator Joseph-Desiré Mobutu to decades of war, conflict, and suffering to today's panorama, featuring an interview with Kambale Musavuli, the spokesperson for The Friends of the Congo, an international organization with representatives in more than sixty countries. teleSUR http://multimedia.telesurtv.net/web/telesur/#!en/video/the-global-african-283270
Moise Katumbi is a leading opposition politician from the Democratic Republic of Congo. He is currently in exile in Europe since he was convicted of illegal property selling and sentenced to three years in prison, in absentia. He denies he did anything wrong and says he still wants to run for president at the next election in DR Congo, which is due to take place in 2017 or 2018.
http://www.ntvuganda.co.ug/ The Ugandan Government is calling upon the international community to urgently step in to help contain the rapidly deteriorating security situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo. In particular, the Ugandan government has expressed concern that its capacity to host the thousands of refugees fleeing DRC is being stretched. This emerged even as the rebels continued with their advances with fears that they could attack the key City of Goma tomorrow.
Sign up at http://www.congoweek.org Friends of the Congo in association with a myriad of student and grassroots supporters and a wide range of partners around the world will host a weeklong event entitled "Congo Week: Breaking the Silence" from October 17 - 23, 2010. Since 2008, Congo Week has galvanized the participation of students and grassroots activists in over 50 countries and 200 university campuses and communities. The overarching goal for 2010 is to expand upon the previous success by broadening our participation of global leaders, environmental organizations, human rights institutions, the electronics industry, responsible corporate actors, artists, students and grassroots participation in our quest to establish a global support network for the people of Congo. Ten key ci...
In which John Green teaches you about the Democratic Republic of the Congo, which used to be Zaire, which used to be The Belgian Congo, which used to be the Congo Free State, which used to be the region surrounding the Congo River Basin in central Africa. So the history of this place is a little convoluted. The history of Congo is central to the history of central Africa, and the Congo Wars embroiled neighboring countries like Uganda and Rwanda. John will talk you through the history of Congo and the region. You can directly support Crash Course at http://www.subbable.com/crashcourse Subscribe for as little as $0 to keep up with everything we're doing. Free is nice, but if you can afford to pay a little every month, it really helps us to continue producing this content. Citation 1: David...
For more information or to make a donation, visit us at:www.IrisGlobal.org Join Rolland Baker as he talks about IRIS in Congo and shows us unique footage of the move of God happening there. We hope you will be inspired and challenged, as we are, at the response of these amazing Congolese believers. It is incredible to see their sincere love and worship of King Jesus as they endure the tragedy of war and some of the greatest suffering in the earth today.
French oil company Total has decided to abandon its ''Pointe-Noire Grand Fonds'' oil field in the Republic of Congo, citing the decrease in global oil prices, Jeune Afrique has reported. According to Total officials, 15 to 20 million dollars had been spent on this project yearly which produces about 12,500 barrels per day. According to an Executive Director of Total in Gabon, Congo authorities have understood the situation. The company had renewed its operating license just a year ago… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/06/29/congo-total-abandons-oil-field-citing-decrease-in-global-oil-prices Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.co...