Democratic Republic of Congo
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UN investigators found murdered in Congo

Africa | The team, including one American, was investigating human rights violations
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 3/29/17, 11:03 am

Officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo have found the bodies of two United Nations investigators, including an American, and a Congolese interpreter missing for more than two weeks.

The incident marks the first killing of international aid workers in Congo’s Central Kasai province and the first time UN experts have been reported missing in the country, according to Human Rights Watch.

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Globe Trot: Remembering Martin Luther King Jr. in Africa

International | A former Kenyan street kid found hope in the story of the American civil rights leader
by Mindy Belz
Posted 1/16/17, 12:12 pm

KENYA: On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Kennedy Odede, a former street kid in Kenya, reflects on how the civil rights leader changed his life. Odede is the founder of Shining Hope for Communities, a non-profit organization based in Nairobi.

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