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Why are Ugandan troops amassed at the Congo border again?

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By: Ann Garrison and Helen Epstein / Source: Pambazuka / The Dawn News / February 1, 2018 The attempt to make the public believe that the Allied Defense Forces, a small, beleaguered Ugandan Islamist militia, attacked a United Nations Peacekeeping Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on 7 December 2017, killing 15 […]

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The Cobalt Pipeline
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The Cobalt Pipeline

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Story by Todd C. Frankel Photos by Michael Robinson Chavez September 30, 2016 / Source The sun was rising over one of the richest mineral deposits on Earth, in one of the poorest countries, as Sidiki Mayamba got ready for work. Mayamba is a cobalt miner. And the red-dirt savanna […]

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Guns, Money and Cell Phones
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Guns, Money and Cell Phones

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By: Kristi Essick / Source: The Industry Standard Magazine / Issue Date: Jun 11 2001 / Found in: GlobalIssues.org /The Dawn News The offer turned up a few weeks ago on an Internet bulletin board called the Embassy Network. Among the postings about Dutch work visas and Italian pen pals lurked a […]

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DR Congo: On the Brink of Social Outburst
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DR Congo: On the Brink of Social Outburst

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The Dawn News reports on the situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo: the lack of democratic mechanisms, in addition to the increasing violence and repression, have created a complicated political and social situation, which is taking the country to the brink of explosion. The Democratic Republic of Congo is […]

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Interview With Wamba Dia Wamba, Part I
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Interview With Wamba Dia Wamba, Part I

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By: María Torrellas, reporting from Zambia for The Dawn News and Resumen Latinoamericano / The Dawn News / April 13, 2016. During the Pan Africanism Today Congress in Zambia, María Torrellas interviewed Ernest Wamba Dia Wamba, senator of The Democratic Republic of Congo. He was the President of the Congolese Rally for […]

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Patrice Lumumba, Congo’s national hero
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Patrice Lumumba, Congo’s national hero

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By: Pedro Antonio García / Source: http://socialismo-solucion.blogspot.com.ar / The Dawn News / January 2012 In the last free elections that took place in the old Belgian Congo in the period 1960 to 2006, Patrice Lumumba was elected by an overwhelming majority and became the first head of state of his […]

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