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UN Mission in Sudan Extended

The Security Council on Friday extended the mandate of the United Nations Mission in Sudan until 24 September, with the intention to renew it for further periods.  The Council is also investigating how best to support efforts... READ MORE

Annan in DRC: Democracy Around Corner

The Democratic Republic of Congo must arrange its upcoming election itself, although the international community will help keep the peace during the polls, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan said Tuesday during a visit... READ MORE

DR Congo Election Protest March

BBC News http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa Thousands of opposition supporters have been demonstrating in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s capital, Kinshasa. Followers of veteran opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi are demanding a repeat of voter registration for elections... READ MORE

UN Not Welcome in Sudan

Envoy Says Sudan Doesn’t Want U.N. Force in Darfur – 3/01/2006, New York Times Sudan has withdrawn its support for a United Nations peacekeeping force to replace African Union troops now in the... READ MORE

Find Out More About Conflict in DRC

Congo Global Action Coalition   http://drccoalition.blogspot.com Enough Project   www.enoughproject.org Run For Congo Women   www.runforcongowomen.org Oxfam International   www.oxfam.org United Nations Integrated Regional Information Networks   www.irinnews.org International Crisis Group   www.crisisgroup.org International Action Network on Small Arms   www.iansa.org Amnesty International   www.amnestyusa.org READ MORE

Children are Targets of Violence in Northern Uganda

People of Uganda, a country in eastern Africa, have experienced a troubled political history. Current President Yoweri Museveni came to power in 1986 following a coup that overthrew former president Milton Obote, upsetting... READ MORE

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