DR Congo snubs international donor conference citing crisis exaggeration by aid groups +++ Uganda admits to considering taking African migrants from Israel +++ Piracy on the rise off Nigerian coast says maritime body
DR Congo has shunned a donors' conference in Geneva aimed at raising billions in aid, saying the country is being given a 'bad image' by the UN. Some 5 million people in the country have been displaced by conflict.
The second deadly attack in a month happened where land disputes have reignited a long-dormant ethnic conflict and caused thousands to flee. The UN has warned the situation in the DRC has reached "a breaking point."
The new leaks of financial records illustrate how powerful individuals and companies across Africa use offshore havens to not only avoid paying taxes, but also to hide bribery and illegal dealings.
The population of Africa is expected to quadruple in the next 80 years. Young people need prospects for the future – and quality education.
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