Sunday January 19, 2020

Death in Africa

It is a chilling statistic: 1,000 human beings are dying every day in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, according to the respected international NGO the International Rescue Committee.

18th December, 2004

It is a chilling statistic: 1,000 human beings are dying every day in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, according to the respected international NGO the International Rescue Committee.

Five million lives have been wasted since neighbouring countries invaded the Congo in 1998 and began fighting over its prodigious mineral wealth. One of these scavengers is Uganda, a country that is among the most corrupt on the planet.

Yet the Irish government continues to turn a blind...

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