This land is your land - the Father

UNHCR News - Thu, 08/24/2017 - 19:00
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Categories: News in The Congo.

A welcome for refugees in the U.S. heartland

UNHCR News - Thu, 08/24/2017 - 19:00
Cobi Cogbill wants his kids to grow up respecting people who are different – starting with a family of Congolese refugees resettled in Arkansas.
Categories: News in The Congo.

Congo’s Specialty Brews Look to Be the ‘Future of Coffee’

NYT Congolese News - Wed, 08/23/2017 - 15:56
Despite conflict and political instability, the Democratic Republic of Congo is believed to be one of Africa’s most promising specialty coffee producers.
Categories: News in The Congo.

Landslide in Congo Kills Dozens, Official Says

NYT Congolese News - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 09:51
After heavy rains, the landslide buried about 50 households in the village of Tora, in an eastern area of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Categories: News in The Congo.

With Conrad on the Congo River

NYT Congolese News - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 15:11
What counts as progress? I traveled to Africa to see what has, and hasn’t, changed since the author’s visit over a century ago.
Categories: News in The Congo.

U.S. Urges U.N. to Conduct ‘Full Investigation’ Into Killings of 2 Investigators in Congo

NYT Congolese News - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 19:21
An internal inquiry absolves the United Nations, suggests that the investigators did not take security measures, and fails to identify the killers.
Categories: News in The Congo.

Chaos in Central African Republic Imperils Aid Groups’ Work

NYT Congolese News - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 19:06
Mayhem is spreading, tens of thousands of people have been displaced, and aid groups warn that “we cannot operate in a country where we are the target.”
Categories: News in The Congo.

Angola: UNHCR starts relocating Congolese refugees from border sites

UNHCR News - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 19:00
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and partners have begun relocating over 33,000 Congolese refugees from over-crowded reception centers in northern Angola to a newly established settlement in Lóvua – some...
Categories: News in The Congo.

Modern technology helping refugees in Angola get aid fast

UNHCR News - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 19:00
Bar code technology, commonly used in supermarkets is enabling UNHCR and its partners speed up the delivery of vital assistance to Congolese refugees
Categories: News in The Congo.