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Alex Engwete is a Congolese-American who lives in Kinshasa (DRC) and Washington, DC. Outrage at injustices is what usually stirs him into blogging in French or in English. He likes Congolese beers and drinks "Samuel Adams" while in the United States. A failed anthropologist, he's a self-made cultural reader.

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Thursday, December 24, 2009     

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Dr Denis Mukwege publishes a monograph on sexual terrorism in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) An article describing the new monograph on sexual terrorism published by Dr Denis Mukwege of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Saturday, December 12, 2009 (3 comments)     

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What's being occulted at COP 15: Fish Wars, Hydraulic conflicts, Water Wars- Climate change wars have already begun Fish war triggering ethnic cleansing in northwestern Democratic Republic of Congo; access to shrinking water and land resources in Kenya and Angola exacerbating interethnic and intercommunal conflicts; these are flashpoints of the hydraulic conflicts, water wars or climate change wars that have begun already in Africa.

Victims of Sexual Terrorism at a Hospital in eastern DRC/Photo: Hazel Thompson Friday, November 9, 2007 (2 comments)     

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Sexual Terrorism: Bureaucratic Realism vs. Academic Word-mongering Malpractice This article describes how two obscure USAID female bureaucrats identified, defined, and described the phenomenon they termed as "sexual terrorism" in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)while male African scholars couldn't satisfactorily give a coherent account of the phenomenon.

Wednesday, November 7, 2007 (1 comments)     

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The 1997 U.S.-sanctioned counter-genocide of Hutu refugees in DRC This piece takes a spin from an earlier OPEDNEWS article by Georgianne Nienaber on the reopening of the probe by the UN High Commission for Human Rights (UNHCR)on the counter-genocide of Hutu by Rwandan and Laurent Kabila's Tutsi-dominated rebel troops in 1997 in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Tuesday, November 6, 2007     

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CISSA Workshop in Kigali (Rwanda) : A buzzing beehive This article takes a critical look at the 5-day workshop of the "Committee of Intelligence and Security Services of Africa" (CISSA) that starts in Kigali (Rwanda) on Monday November 5, 2007.

Monday, November 5, 2007     

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Cyberpatrol: Rwanda's state-run The New Times' contradictory responses to International Crisis Group and Amnesty Interna The article describes the positive or negative reactions that greet reports by rights organizations by governments and their media mouthpieces in the region of the African Great Lakes.

Chadian President, right, hurling abuse at a Spanish suspect Sunday, November 4, 2007     

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Chad should release Zoe's Ark Personnel This piece addresses the scandal of the French fake humanitarian group Arche de Zoe (Zoe's Ark)whose members are in custody in Chad for the alleged abduction of more than 100 children supposedly from the Darfur.

Dr Denis Mukwege with a victim of sexual terrorism/Photo Hazel Thompson Thursday, November 1, 2007 (5 comments)     

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While Congo is being destroyed, America has other African fads This article describes the harrowing situation in eastern Congo and the general indifference of the American public to the plight of the Congolese people.

Tuesday, October 30, 2007 (1 comments)     

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The Holy Bible has eaten the soul of my nation from the inside and left it an empty and stinking shell