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Militiamen from the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Nande ethnic group have killed 25 civilians in the country’s violence-torn east, almost all of them hacked to death with machetes, local officials and activists said on Saturday. 346 mots de plus

Breaking News

Saturday, February 18, 2017: Democratic Republic of Congo

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Until now, I haven’t included war-related and state-sponsored atrocities in this ongoing memorial (since Nice, France in July of last year) to victims of terrorist attacks.  70 mots de plus

Memorial

Tram 83

« Tram 83 » by Fiston Mwanza Mujila (Democratic Republic of Congo) Review

From a classic plot-driven novel to an unusual collective ‘novel-essay,’ the four shortlisted books for this year’s Summer Reading Group varied greatly in structure, style of writing, and point of view. 244 mots de plus

Books

On extravagant self-expression

This is my opinion on the article:

‘I like to look smart’: female dandies of DRC delight in extravagance

-From The Guardian (https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/feb/08/sapeuses-female-dandies-of-drc-delight-in-extravagance).

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Essay

Towards a new model of conservation?

Somewhere between US$7 billion and US$10 billion is spent every year on nature conservation. Much of this money goes towards managing existing and creating new protected areas. 869 mots de plus

Indigenous Peoples

Ghana coach Avram Grant: We had to be 'faultless' to beat DR Congo

Ghana coach Avram Grant says his side had to cut out all mistakes from their previous matches to dislodge 

The Black Stars posted a 2-1 win over the Leopards at the Stade d’Oyem to secure a semi-final berth. 83 mots de plus

General News

From Student to Teacher

Moïse (Moses in English) is one of the teachers at our Future Hope Africa Education Center in Bukavu, DRC. He first came to the Center when he was in high school, for help with his studies and to participate in our Princes Club, now called the Young Leaders Club*. 976 mots de plus