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UN, Rwanda and investors entangled in Congo’s future

Q & A

UN, Rwanda and investors entangled in Congo’s future

Worldfocus contributor Michael J. Kavanagh is based in the DR Congo’s capital, Kinshasa. In this Q&A, he explains the controversy surrounding the United Nations peacekeeping mission, rebel integration into Congolese Army ranks and the economic viability of this resource-rich, war-torn country.

Posted: January 7, 2010 16:04   Comments: 1
Crumbling security situation further cripples DR Congo

Interview

Crumbling security situation further cripples DR Congo

Worldfocus contributor Michael J. Kavanagh is based in Kinshasa, DR Congo. He gives Daljit Dhaliwal an update on the civil war that continues to cripple the country. He says the security situation is the worst he has seen in a decade -- since the start of the Second Congo War.

Posted: January 5, 2010 16:34   Comments: 1
Top 10 Worldfocus Perspectives of 2009

Worldfocus Best of 2009

Top 10 Worldfocus Perspectives of 2009

Worldfocus presents the year's highlights from our online "Perspectives" section, which features the work of regular contributors to the broadcast and website. Read their most compelling personal accounts and commentary from 2009, touching on subjects ranging from the seemingly-endless war in eastern Congo to pop culture in North Korea.

Posted: December 29, 2009 17:07   Comments: 0
Worldfocus receives two Emmy nominations!

In the Newsroom

Worldfocus receives two Emmy nominations!

Worldfocus received two Emmy nominations today for our reporting on Africa. "Crisis in Congo" was nominated for best story and "21st Century Africa" was nominated for outstanding feature story.

Posted: July 14, 2009 15:56   Comments: 5
Congo’s crisis continues; mass rapes and scarce resources

Blogwatch

Congo’s crisis continues; mass rapes and scarce resources

The United Nations has said joint efforts between Rwanda and Congo represent real hope in a war that has raged for more than a decade. But since late January, Human Rights Watch cites continued insecurity, reporting that over 180 civilians have been killed and at least 90 women and girls have been raped.

Posted: April 10, 2009 19:57   Comments: 0
Pascal and Vestine are alive in Congo, but still not home

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Pascal and Vestine are alive in Congo, but still not home

Correspondent Michael J. Kavanagh returned to eastern Congo last month and found Pascal and Vestine. We interviewed the Bumbaris last year, and since, they've fled for a third time and are now in a new refugee camp.

Posted: March 26, 2009 17:00   Comments: 3
War still rages on in corners of eastern Congo

In the Newsroom

War still rages on in corners of eastern Congo

Correspondent Michael J. Kavanagh returned to eastern Congo last month to try to understand the conflicting news coming out of the region. He reports on what he saw in Congo's most remote areas: Victims of attempted massacres and kidnappings, sex slaves and torture victims.

Posted: March 26, 2009 16:05   Comments: 2
Congolese rebel leader is arrested in Rwanda

Perspectives

Congolese rebel leader is arrested in Rwanda

Congolese rebel leader General Laurent Nkunda has been arrested in Rwanda, a country that had been accused of supporting him. A Worldfocus contributing blogger discusses why Nkunda has lost the support of Rwanda's leaders.

Posted: January 23, 2009 17:14   Comments: 2
Thousands of Rwandan troops enter DR Congo

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Thousands of Rwandan troops enter DR Congo

The Congolese government has allowed at least 2,000 Rwandan troops into the Democratic Republic of Congo, though the two countries have a history of tense relations. The increased military presence has led to fears of more violence.

Posted: January 21, 2009 18:16   Comments: 2
Rape as a weapon of war in DR Congo

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Rape as a weapon of war in DR Congo

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, war has raged for more than a decade. The United Nations estimates that 200,000 women and children have been raped in that time, some victims as young as three years old.

Posted: December 16, 2008 19:08   Comments: 6
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