Graduates of Dama high school in Rumonge claim diplomas

05-15-2019 Former students of Dama high school in the southern Rumonge province who completed high school in 2017 staged a sit-in on May 14 in front of the school’s management office. They ask to be given their diplomas. They want to know the reasons that prevent them from getting their (...)

Lake Tanganyika: “Fighting against illegal fishing sites at all cost”

08-10-2018 Gérard Nyandwi, chairman of the Technical Commission for Security and Lake Navigation says an operation to seize and destroy prohibited materials used in fishing has been launched since June 2017. He says about 300 canoes and 1500 mosquito nets previously intended for the fight against malaria were seized and (...)

DRC hands over 124 youths to Burundi Government

02-01-2017 124 Burundians from different jails of the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC have been handed over to Burundian authorities this Tuesday 31 January 2017. The “repatriation” was voluntary, says Marcelin Luhoyo Tchichambo, Governor of South Kivu bordering Burundi. There were crowds of Burundians and Congolese at the Burundi-Congo frontier in (...)

UGANDA – 1,500 ex M23 fighters on the run

01-01-2015 Approximately 1,500 former M23 fighters,who were being held in a military camp in Western Uganda have escaped and gone on the run in Uganda, just prior to their scheduled repatriation back to the DRC. The rebels, who feared for their safety if they returned, fled as trucks arrived to (...)

DRC-UN diplomat expelled after critical report

10-25-2014 Democratic Republic of Congo has ordered the expulsion of Scott Campbell, director of the United Nations Joint Human Rights Office (UNJHRO) in Congo, a day after the publication of a UN report detailing serious human rights violations by Congolese security forces. The expulsion comes amidst rising crime levels. At (...)

“Collèges Techniques”: What’s the pupils’ future?

07-02-2014 Since the beginning of the school year 2013-2014, the Ministry of Basic and Secondary School, Professional Training and Literacy has cancelled the short section (A3) in each Secondary School. Unfortunately, two schools did not consider the Ministerial Order.-Diane Uwimana The Ministry of Basic and Secondary School, Professional Training and (...)