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News Democratic Republic Congo » Education: Democratic Republic of the Congo: 6 Killed in Protest Demanding President Resign

News channel or source: https://www.democracynow.org/2018/1/22/headlines/democratic_republic_of_the_congo_6_killed_in_protest_demanding_president_resign
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

In Africa, protesters staged nationwide demonstrations on Sunday in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, demanding the resignation of President Joseph Kabila, whose term officially ended in December 2016. At least six people were killed during a military ...

News Democratic Republic Congo » Education: Democratic Republic of Congo: UN agencies in urgent bid to prevent famine in Kasai

News channel or source: https://www.bizjournals.com/prnewswire/press_releases/2018/01/17/C7547
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Jan. 17, 2018 /CNW/ - In a stark warning, three UN agencies – the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), UNICEF and the World Food Programme (WFP) – say time is running out to save hundreds of thousands of ...

News Democratic Republic Congo » Education: Anti-Joseph Kabila protests turn deadly in Democratic Republic of Congo

News channel or source: http://nismagazine.com/2018/01/22/anti-joseph-kabila-protests-turn-deadly-in-democratic.html
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

The head of the Muslim community in Congo backed the church and urged the authorities to allow the march to take place, despite no official permission having been granted. Police have also warned that they would not tolerate "any attempt to disturb public ...

News Democratic Republic Congo » Education: DR Congo Catholics call for new anti-Kabila rally

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/dr-congo-catholics-call-anti-kabila-rally-153236232.html
Publication date: Saturday 13 January 2018

Kinshasa (AFP) - Catholics in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Saturday called for a fresh rally against ... Roughly half of DRC's 80 million people are Catholics and the church helps to provide education and healthcare to millions of people in the ...

News Democratic Republic Congo » Education: DR Congo revises mining code to make most of battery-driven cobalt boom

News channel or source: http://www.digitaljournal.com/news/world/dr-congo-revises-mining-code-to-make-most-of-battery-driven-cobalt-boom/article/512310
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

As demand for batteries drives a surge in the price of cobalt, the Democratic Republic of Congo is gearing up to overhaul its ... almost twice the DRC's combined annual budget for health and education in 2012," it said.

News Democratic Republic Congo » Education: Healing in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

News channel or source: http://theweek.com/captured/535138/healing-democratic-republic-congo
Publication date: Wednesday 28 January 2015

The news coming out of the Democratic Republic of the Congo is seldom positive ... "Those living in refugee camps told stories of malnourishment and lack of education during the leanest years. They said they were glad to leave those times behind and ...

News Democratic Republic Congo » Education: Inside the Democratic Republic of Congo's Diamond Mines

News channel or source: http://time.com/4011617/inside-the-democratic-republic-of-congos-diamond-mines/
Publication date: Wednesday 26 August 2015

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, almost all diamond mining is done by hand ... has set up a pilot program for young students at risk of sacrificing their education to work in the mines. Right now there are only two Brilliant Mobile Schools, as they ...

News Democratic Republic Congo » Education: Congo's top Catholic slams state's 'barbarism' after deadly protests

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-congo-protests/congos-top-catholic-slams-states-barbarism-after-deadly-protests-idUSKBN1ER1IW
Publication date: uesday 02 January 2018

Security forces in Democratic Republic of Congo killed at least seven people in the capital ... population identifies as Catholic and the Church has long filled voids in education, healthcare and other services left by an absent state.

News Democratic Republic Congo » Education: Schools Provide Lasting Hope in the Democratic Republic of Congo (PHOTOS)

News channel or source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/christian-fuchs/schools-in-the-republic-of-congo_b_1821838.html
Publication date: Wednesday 22 August 2012

(Kaputa, Zambia) -- Funding from the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration enabled Jesuit Refugee Service to build 14 schools in the Democratic Republic of Congo, thus furthering the education of up to five thousand students.