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2011.04.16 La Presse Anglophone sur la RDC de ce Weekend

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[News de la Presse Francophone]

VOICE OF AMERICA
UN Assists DRC in Organizing General Elections
The spokesman for the United Nations Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) says his group is assisting the Independent Electoral Commission (CEI) to organize this year’s general elections.[Lire la suite, http://www.voanews.com/english/news/africa/UN-Assists-DRC-in-Organizing-General-Elections–119806914.html]

AMY ERNST
A Message from Congo
I only spent one night in Musienene before heading out of the country on a long-planned trip.  I met up with a family member and relaxed on the solid ground she always provides.  After picking me up at the Beni airport and filling me in on events, Hangie also met me at the airport the next morning for my departure.  I was able to give him a decent lump of money, transferred by the Crosiers and donated by many generous Internationals who have heard about COPERMA. [Lire la suite, http://thekingeffect.blogspot.com/2011/04/message-from-maman-marie.html]

CONGO SIASA
Congo’s Mining Contracts Still Shrouded in Secrecy
A few days ago, the World Bank reviewed Congo’s improvements in natural resource governance and expressed its satisfaction on mining contract disclosure, something the Congo promised to do after it signed a few disquieting contracts in 2010. The optimism stands in sharp contrast with the current state of contract transparency, as the overwhelming majority of agreements are carefully kept confidential. For copper rich Katanga, only two contracts are in the public domain. Two out of 30, or 40, or 50 – who knows. [Lire la suite, http://congosiasa.blogspot.com/2011/04/congos-mining-contracts-still-shrouded.html]

NEW YORK TIMES
Phonetic Clues Hint Language Is Africa-Born
A researcher analyzing the sounds in languages spoken around the world has detected an ancient signal that points to southern Africa as the place where modern human language originated. The finding fits well with the evidence from fossil skulls and DNA that modern humans originated in Africa. [Lire la suite, http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/15/science/15language.html?_r=1&ref=africa]

BBC NEWS
What happens to deposed leaders?
In Ivory Coast, the country’s former president, Laurent Gbagbo, is under arrest. In Libya, the calls for Col Muammar Gaddafi to stand down are gaining strength as the Nato-led bombing campaign continues. So what happens to leaders if they lose power? [Lire la suite, http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-13052996]

Written by kipraKongo

2011-04-15 à 16:18

Publié dans News, Revue de la Presse

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