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Bishop of Durham asks Government how they assess safety of those deported to Democratic Republic of Congo

On 9th January 2017, the Bishop of Durham, Rt Revd Paul Butler, received an answer to a written question about the safety of those deported to the Democratic Republic of Congo. 114 mots de plus

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10 Conflicts to Watch in 2017

From Turkey to Mexico, the list of the world’s most volatile flashpoints got a lot more unpredictable this year. By Jean-Marie Guéhenno

1. Syria & Iraq… 20 mots de plus

Surveillance & Information Gathering

Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

Chief’s hat… made around the 1900 by the northwestern Ekonde People of DR Congo

Art

Deadly Protests Over DRC Presidential Elections

Who

Joseph Kabila, President of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

What – Despite Kabila’s second term officially expiring on Tuesday, he has thus far refused to step down and his government declared that it will put off elections until April 2018 at earliest. 465 mots de plus

Africa

The children who are spending Christmas Day trapped in war zones

It’s more than thirty years since Bob Geldof and a big-haired George Michael sung ‘Do they Know It’s Christmas Time?’

And while some may now dismiss the charity single’s lyrics as patronising, an element of its sentiment still remains true. 1 051 mots de plus

World

South Africans wanting to travel to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) would not be able to get any visas from the country’s Pretoria embassy until the new year. 156 mots de plus

South Africa

At Least 26 Anti-Government Protesters Have Been Killed in the Latest Congo Clash

(KINSHASA) — Security forces shot dead at least 26 protesters who had gathered in the streets of Kinshasa and other cities of Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday to demand that President Joseph Kabila step down after his mandate expired overnight. 564 mots de plus