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Kerry to Trump: Paris agreement not some quick 'real estate deal'

Former Secretary of State John KerryJohn Forbes KerryBringing the American election experience to Democratic Republic of the CongoSome Dems sizzle, others see their stock fall on road to 2020The Hill's 12:30 ReportMORE hit President Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement as "pol

THE HILL - 2017-09-20 17:48:53

Kerry: No plans 'right now' to run in 2020

- Morning Joe (@Morning_Joe) September 20, 2017 Former Secretary of State John KerryJohn Forbes KerryBringing the American election experience to Democratic Republic of the CongoSome Dems sizzle, others see their stock fall on road to 2020The Hill's 12:30 ReportMORE (D) seemed to downplay rumors of

THE HILL - 2017-09-20 13:54:54

Capoeira heals children in Goma, DRC

GOMA, DRC - Munyakazi was 14 when she was drugged and raped by an older man in Quartier Birere, a poor, overcrowded neighbourhood of Goma in eastern Congo. Her neighbour had asked her to fetch water, she obliged and he thanked her with a bottle of soda. It had been spiked, she believes, and the man

ENCA.COM - 2017-09-20 13:54:15

Trump to Send UN Envoy to South Sudan, Congo

U.S. President Donald Trump has told African leaders he will send his U.N. envoy Nikki Haley to South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo. "We're closely monitoring and deeply disturbed by the ongoing violence in South Sudan and in the Congo," Trump said in a lunch meeting Wednesday with Afri

VOICE OF AMERICA - 2017-09-20 14:45:18

Trump Says He Is Deeply Disturbed by South Sudan, Congo Violence

NEW YORK - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday the United States was deeply disturbed by, and closely monitoring, violence in South Sudan and Democratic Republic of Congo. He told a lunch with African leaders on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly that he would send his U.

NEW YORK TIMES - 2017-09-20 18:18:28

Angola: Inter-Agency Operational Update (12 September 2017)

Download PDF (366.72 KB) There are currently 2,018 refugees living in Lvua settlement, this represents six per cent of the overall refugee population from the DRC in northern Angola. So far, 586 tents have been distributed to refugees in Lvua settlement, since the beginning of the relocation. A wate

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2017-09-20 20:14:00

Donald Trump's Other Wall

President Trump offered Tuesday a glimpse into his administration's refugee policy when he told the UN General Assembly that the U.S. supports efforts to host those displaced by conflict "as close to their home countries as possible," calling it "the safe, responsible and humanitarian approach." "Fo

THE ATLANTIC - 2017-09-20 17:23:20

Opposition official, others charged with plotting against Rwandan government

KIGALI (Reuters) - A Rwandan opposition official and eight others were charged on Wednesday with forming an armed group and seeking to overthrow the government - indictments that could see them jailed for life. Boniface Twagirimana, the vice president of the FDU Inkingi movement, denied the charges

REUTERS - 2017-09-20 15:02:02

UN agency urges Congo to protect refugees following shooting incident

[JURIST] The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) [official website] on Tuesday called on [press release] the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to protect all refugees and asylum seekers in the wake of a deadly shooting incident last week. In Kamanyola, Congolese soldiers violently responded

JURIST.ORG - 2017-09-20 18:30:00

The Problem Seen Round the World: Emmy-Nominated Nat Geo Producer J.J. Kelley Weighs In

Writer, Photographer and Noisemaker working to discover the timeless principles of life that most ensure a life of effectiveness, impact and quality. Today, we investigate the world and its challenges through the lens of one badass world-storyteller. My friend J.J. Kelley will take us on a ride thro

MEDIUM - 2017-09-20 04:10:49

Trump tells African leaders of friends 'trying to get rich' in their countries

President Donald Trump congratulated the leaders of African nations Wednesday on the "business potential" of their countries, telling them that he has "so many friends" going to the continent "trying to get rich." The comment came in a speech during a working lunch with the leaders amid the Unite

ABC NEWS - 2017-09-20 18:54:00

Can Congo Become The Saudi Arabia Of Lithium?

AVZ Minerals is the majority owner of potentially one of the world's largest lithium-rich pegmatite deposits. So far, exploration results suggest that AVZ can be sitting on up to 800 million tonnes of high-grade lithium concentrate. With such reserves, AVZ is poised to become a lithium industry game

SEEKINGALPHA.COM - 2017-09-20 21:00:28

At least 10 dead, 92 missing in eastern Congo floods - local official

September 20, 2017 / 10:24 AM / Updated 35 minutes ago ABIDJAN (Reuters) - At least 10 people have died and another 92 are missing in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo due to flooding after torrential rains caused a river to overflow its banks, a local official said on Wednesday. The administrat

REUTERS UK - 2017-09-20 10:22:00

Torrential rains, flooding kill at least 12 in eastern Congo

GOMA, Congo (AP) - A Congo official says that flooding caused by torrential rains overnight have killed at least 12 people and left 92 others missing in the country's east. Robert Seninga, deputy provincial parliament member, also said 18 people have been injured in the flooding of Bihambwe village,

MILTON DAILY STANDARD - 2017-09-20 16:19:00

Kabila launches Congo peace conference

JOHANNESBURG - Joseph Kabila, the president of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), has opened a three-day peace conference in Congo's Kasai region where thousands have died following ongoing fighting between government troops and militias, AP reported on Wednesday. Kabila declared at the opening

ENCA.COM - 2017-09-20 08:17:14

Museveni backs Trump on UN reforms

President Museveni (L) and other world leaders attending a conference on political declaration on UN reforms which was addressed by President Donald Trump (not in picture) of the United States and held at the ECOSOC Chambers at the UN. President Yoweri Museveni has said Uganda supports President Don

MSN.COM - 2017-09-19 00:49:53

Trump threatens to exterminate 25 million people on the floor of UN

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) In his first appearance before the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), President Donald Trump used the podium intended to spre

THINK PROGRESS - 2017-09-19 12:46:36

Egypt name foreign-based contingent for Congo showdown

Egypt have announced a list of 14 foreign-based players for next month's World Cup qualifier against Congo. The Pharaohs, leaders of Group E, will play hosts to the Red Devils at Borg El-Arab stadium in Alexandria on October 8. A home victory, coupled with a negative result for second-placed Uganda

MSN.COM - 2017-09-19 23:17:17

Thousands Have Fled Congo 'Triangle of Death' to Zambia, UN Says

Thousands of refugees have fled to northern Zambia this year after clashes between Democratic Republic of Congo security forces and militias in an area of that country's southeast dubbed the "triangle of death," the United Nations Refugee Agency said. So far this year, 5,582 people have crossed from

BLOOMBERG - 2017-09-19 10:37:26

The Jig Is Up for Congo's Embattled President

Instead of giving President Joseph Kabila a free pass to cling to power, world leaders should endorse a plan to replace him Among the world leaders expected in New York this week for the annual meeting of the United Nations General Assembly is one who should, technically, already be retired. Congole

HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH - 2017-09-19 22:12:43