Hague Judges Award Massive Reparations in Lubanga Case

[Lubanga Trial Website] Today, International Criminal Court (ICC) judges issued a decision setting the amount of Thomas Lubanga’s financial liability for reparations to victims of his crimes at US$ 10 million.

[Lubanga Trial Website] Today, International Criminal Court (ICC) judges issued a decision setting the amount of Thomas Lubanga's financial liability for reparations to victims of his crimes at US$ 10 million.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

DR Congo Child Soldiers – War Crimes Court Awards U.S.$10 Million Compensation

[Deutsche Welle] The International Criminal Court has awarded compensation to child soldiers recruited by a convicted Congolese warlord. Rights groups hope the decision sends a message to those who recruit child soldiers.

[Deutsche Welle] The International Criminal Court has awarded compensation to child soldiers recruited by a convicted Congolese warlord. Rights groups hope the decision sends a message to those who recruit child soldiers.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Religious Leaders Call for Peace, Dialogue

[VOA] Cameroon Christian and Muslim religious leaders are calling for peace and talks to end the crisis in English-speaking regions of the central African nation that has prompted secession calls.

[VOA] Cameroon Christian and Muslim religious leaders are calling for peace and talks to end the crisis in English-speaking regions of the central African nation that has prompted secession calls.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

UN Base Attack Ramps Up Security Fears for Vulnerable Civilians in Eastern Congo

[IRIN] What international news there has been from the Democratic Republic of Congo recently has centred on the unfolding humanitarian catastrophe in the south-central Kasai region. But the killing of at least 14 Tanzanian UN peacekeepers last week tur…

[IRIN] What international news there has been from the Democratic Republic of Congo recently has centred on the unfolding humanitarian catastrophe in the south-central Kasai region. But the killing of at least 14 Tanzanian UN peacekeepers last week turned the spotlight momentarily onto the country's eastern North Kivu province.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Fish Farming Project Helps Refugees Feed Themselves

[VOA] The United Nations says humanitarian needs in refugee camps in Cameroon are increasing, exceeding the means available to take care of the growing number of refugees. But some of the refugees have empowered themselves by making use of resources ar…

[VOA] The United Nations says humanitarian needs in refugee camps in Cameroon are increasing, exceeding the means available to take care of the growing number of refugees. But some of the refugees have empowered themselves by making use of resources around them to earn a living for their families. At Gado refugee camp in eastern Cameroon, 200 refugee women have developed a fish pond by a river and are supplying fish not only to people in need in the camp but to surrounding villages.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

In Tanzania, UN Peacekeeping Chief Pays Tribute to ‘Blue Helmets’ Killed in DR Congo

[UN News] The head of United Nations peacekeeping operations on Thursday attended a ceremony in the port city of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, in honour of the country’s peacekeepers recently killed during their mission in a neighbouring country.

[UN News] The head of United Nations peacekeeping operations on Thursday attended a ceremony in the port city of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, in honour of the country's peacekeepers recently killed during their mission in a neighbouring country.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Brazzaville

Govt Wants Thorough Investigation Into Killing of Tanzanian Peacekeepers in DRC

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government has directed the United Nations (UN) to conduct thorough investigation into the killing of 14 Tanzanian peacekeepers in an attack by the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) in north eastern of the Democratic Republic …

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government has directed the United Nations (UN) to conduct thorough investigation into the killing of 14 Tanzanian peacekeepers in an attack by the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) in north eastern of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa