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Africa

Militia Attacks in Eastern Congo Leave 23 Dead

A militia has killed at least 23 people in recent attacks on several villages in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo's Ituri province, local authorities reported on Saturday. The Cooperative for the Development of the Congo, one of the numerous armed groups operating in the conflict-ridden east, perpetrated the killings in Djugu territory on Thursday and Friday, according to two local community leaders who spoke to Reuters.

todayJune 24, 2024 5

Africa

Suspected Islamist Rebels Kill 42 in Eastern Congo Attack

Reuters reports that suspected Islamist rebels killed at least 42 people in an attack on Wednesday in the village of Mayikengo, located in North Kivu province's Lubero territory, according to local administration officials. The Congo army's regional spokesperson confirmed the attack, with further details expected in an upcoming statement. This incident follows a similar insurgent attack earlier in the week in the same province that resulted in the deaths of […]

todayJune 14, 2024 6

Oshiwambo

Ovafeekelwa veli 136 va mangwapo kopolifi, molwo oingangamwifi.

Opolifi ya Namibia oyati oya tula mo ipandeko ova feekelwa veli 136 shinasha no ingangamwifi yo ngushu yo shimaliwa shee million 8 oku dja mu May. Oo eli omupopiliko wo polifi yo shilongo, Deputy Commissioner Kauna Shikwambi mo mushangwa oo apitifila oikundaneki etitano okwati,  ovanhu ve fike pe 127,  ovo va ma ngwa ove li ova kwashiwana va Namibia,  3 ova kwa shiwana va Zimbabwe, 2 ova Zambia, 2 Angola, […]

todayJune 10, 2024 5

Africa

M23 seizes key mining town in the DRC

A town at the heart of mining coltan, a key ingredient in making mobile phones, has been seized in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo by rebel forces, their spokesperson Willy Ngoma has said. The BBC reports that Rubaya fell into the hands of M23 fighters on Tuesday following heavy clashes with government troops. The DRC’s government has not yet commented, but a civil society activist confirmed that M23 had captured […]

todayMay 2, 2024 6

Africa

Can Congo’s ‘Miracle Doctor’ Keep Saving Women’s Lives Without UN Security?

Dr. Denis Mukwege, the founder of Panzi Hospital in South Kivu, Congo, which has been treating women for more than two decades for gynecological needs, include rape by fighters in the region. Until recently, he and the hospital were provided limited security by United Nations peacekeepers, but that may end as they exit Congo this year. PANZI HOSPITAL/INSTAGRAM     By Ilgin Yorulmaz   For nearly 26 years, Dr. Denis Mukwege, […]

todayApril 10, 2024 15

Oshiwambo

Omuleli omukulu gwa Congo Joseph Kabila a popitha omuselekadhi gwa naksua Hage Geingob

Omupresitend omukulu gwa Congo Joseph Kabila ohela okwali a popitha omunyakadhi omukulu goshilongo Monika Geingos,sha landula eso lyomusamane gwe nakusa Hage Geingob. Kabila okuli omuleli omutiyali gwa Africa ta talelepo omunyekadhi omukulu goshilongo ,sha landula eso lyomuleli omukulu ongula yosondaaha. Ta shaina  embo lyomahekeleko kegumbo lyawo,Kabila okwa gandja omahekeleko komusekeladhi ,kaapambele naa Namibia ayehe. Aalilisa okuza koombinga noombinga otaya talelepo egumbo lya nakusa mo Windhoek  ,mwa kwatelwa omuleli gopamuthigululwakalo gwa […]

todayFebruary 8, 2024 15 2

Namibia

Congolese nationals denied bail on drug charges

  Two male Congolese suspects who were allegedly found in possession of cannabis were denied bail when they made their first appearance in the Katutura Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday. Bwanga Bonifus and Simba Gabriel were allegedly found in possession of 18 610 grams of cannabis valued at N.dollars 930 500 on Monday and were charged with dealing in and possession of cannabis. State Prosecutor Kasale Kasale objected to the granting […]

todayJanuary 9, 2024 30

Namibia

Congolese nationals nabbed for alleged possession of cannabis

  Two Congolese men were arrested in Windhoek on Monday after they were allegedly found in possession of cannabis valued at N.dollars 930 500. According to the Namibian Police Force’s spokesperson for the Khomas Region, Warrant Silas Shipandeni, the two suspects aged 37 and 40 were charged with dealing in, and possessio, of cannabis. “On Monday, at around 01h00 in Winnie Madikizela Mandela Street, Otjomuise, a stop and search on […]

todayJanuary 9, 2024 15

Africa

Congo’s waters are hotspot for endangered sharks & rays, reveals data from artisanal fishers

By Molly Herring via Mongabay An African wedgefish (Rhynchobatus luebberti) landed by artisanal fishermen and sold in Songolo (Critically Endangered, IUCN Red List). Credit: Godefroy De Bruyne A new shark census off the coast of the Republic of the Congo relied on hard-earned trust between researchers and artisanal fishermen. The team found endangered sharks and rays on potential nursery grounds, including juveniles and two species thought to be gone from the […]

todayNovember 29, 2023 9

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