The country's spectacular turnaround has surprised even the most knowledgeable of DRC observers and analysts
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Sunday 04 November 2012
The Government is to cut its longstanding commitment to provide foreign aid to India because the country's growing economy means it no longer needs British support, it emerged today.
Friday 19 October 2012
Lawyers for Rajat Gupta, the former McKinsey & Co chief and Goldman Sachs board member whose smooth ascent to the pinnacle of corporate America was matched only by his precipitous fall after being convicted of leaking insider information earlier this year, have made an unusual plea for leniency as he prepares to hear his sentence from a Manhattan judge.
Friday 19 October 2012
Critics allege country's government has created a buffer state in eastern Congo led by its allies
Thursday 18 October 2012
Defence chief commands rebels guilty of huge human rights abuses, says dossier
Tuesday 09 October 2012
The Government is to review the controversial decision by the former International Development Secretary Andrew Mitchell to reinstate aid to Rwanda, his successor, Justine Greening, has told The Independent.
Saturday 06 October 2012
Embattled minister overruled department to help controversial leader Paul Kagame
Thursday 04 October 2012
A Rwandan accused of organising the killing of 2,000 people during the genocide in 1994 led a militia that made victims dig graves and then killed them with grenades and machetes, an Oslo court was told.
Saturday 25 August 2012
Dominique and Jean bear the scars of a brutal conflict. Then they were enemies. Now they find themselves in the same volleyball team – and a friendship has blossomed
Saturday 28 July 2012
is coming under increasing pressure to halt alleged support for east Congo's latest rebellion, with the Netherlands suspending some aid and Britain delaying a payment for budgetary support.
Friday 27 July 2012
As its friends and benefactors criticise Rwanda and its actions in the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo, the clamour will, rightly, grow for Britain to get tough as well. The news that first the US and then the Netherlands had suspended aid to President Paul Kagame, the donors' darling, marks a reluctant acceptance by some in the international community that Rwanda must be held accountable for what it does outside as well as inside its borders.
Tuesday 29 May 2012
Thousands of refugees flee for their lives after weekend of heavy shelling and violence
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