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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.
What would it mean for you to represent your country and why you would be a great Miss Global 2017? In this video I will be answering two questions: 1. What would it mean for you to represent your country 2. Why you would be a great Miss Global 2017? Please be sure to help me by liking my profile: http://www.missglobal.com/rebecca-bakhole Don't forget to like and follow MissGlobal as well! http://instagram.com/officialmissglobal https://m.facebook.com/OfficialMissGlobal/ Thank you!
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...
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This video, highlighting the issues facing the church in Congo, was shared with delegates of the 95th International Assembly of the Church of God of Prophecy in August 2008. For more information, visit http://cogop.org/221709.ihtml
Sat, Dec 1: Rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo have pulled out of the key city of Goma. The move brings optimism, but there are growing concerns about a humanitarian crisis. Stuart Greer reports. For more info, please go to http://www.globalnews.ca
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
DeeDoc Consulting leading the African ICT Security Global Conference in Congo. n a global landscape where external and internal intrusions into corporate systems are a given, IT directors must evaluate risk. High risk is at the forefront of actual hacking, denial of service, and identity-theft attacks that occur for ten-of-thousands of private, public, non-profit, government companies and agencies. The question remains, "How does one diminish risk to prevent my company from being exposed to malicious attacks?" This is a snippet of our conference we did in The Democratic Republic of Congo in 2011.
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.
Together with Misereor the Institute for Social and Development Studies initiates an intercultural dialogue in which efforts for sustainable and socially just development are discussed and concrete options of realization are acquired. The project "Development serving the Global Common Good" will be conducted from 2012 till 2015. As part of an intercultural study, scholars from Africa, Asia, Latin-America and Germany introduced their concepts of alternative civilization models during a workshop in Munich in October 2013.
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...
(22 Sep 2016) AP Entertainment New York, 21. Sept. 2016 1. UPSOUND (English) Ben Affleck/Actor, Director, Founder of the Eastern Congo Initiative: "Well, there was, of course, some irony. In 2009, I was spending my time avoiding all the journalists I could in the United States, and then traveling to Eastern Congo to find these extraordinary journalists. I assure you, the women who work at AFEM (South Kivu Women's Media Association), some of my friends in journalism here could learn a lot from them and their great brave and important work. Chouchou (Namegabe), thank you very much for what you've done: extraordinary." 2. Chouchou Namegabe, center, a founding member of the South Kivu Women's Media Association, and Actor Ben Affleck, the founder of the Eastern Congo Initiative, attend...
In 2005, Global Witness' devasting report entitled 'Under-mining Peace' (http://www.globalwitness.org/media_library_detail.php/138/en/under_mining_peace_tin_the_explosive_trade_in_cass) documented the exploitation of Congo's miners of cassiterite, an iron ore used in electronic circuit boards. Channel 4 News' Jonathan Miller & filmmaker Elizabeth Jones were the first foreigners to visit these mines, whose ore has been at the heart of Congo's many years of armed conflict. (Report text found at http://www.channel4.com/news/articles/world/congos%20tin%20soldiers/108670
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...