- published: 11 Sep 2014
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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
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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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...
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.
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.
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In the harsh northern reaches of Canada's Ellesmere Island, elusive arctic wolves share their secrets with two patient observers. Shielded by their remote . Eagle is a common name for some members of the bird family Accipitridae; it belongs to several genera that are not necessarily closely related to each other. When a young coyote named Cain is cast out by his pack, he must learn to survive in a wilderness both beautiful and treacherous. As the coyote's journey . Heimo Korth is the last man standing in 19 million acres of Alaskan wilderness. His neighbors are polar bears and caribous. Say good bye to civilization and see .
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