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While some places are on this list due to armed conflicts and violence, other places are on the list thanks to physical or biological calamities. Regardless of the reasons, the one thing all of these places have in common is that most western governments do not advise travel to them unless it is absolutely necessary. These are the 25 most dangerous places to visit as a tourist. Also, before we continue, just remember, being on this list doesn't necessarily mean the entire country is bad to visit (although it can). Just make sure to check on regional travel warnings. Follow us on: Twitter: https://twitter.com/list25 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/list25 Website: http://list25.com Instagram: https://instagram.com/list25/ Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/list25/ Check out the physic...
WFP provides food for survivors of sexual violence who are recovering in Panzi Hospital in Bukavu, in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Rape is widespread in DRC, particularly in the war-torn east of the country. WFP is also working to reduce the risk of sexual violence against women with a project for the manufacture of fuel briquettes in Goma. It means that women living in camps don't have to go out looking for firewood in the bush where they are liable to be attacked.
Quite a while has passed since I lived in The Democratic Republic of Congo, Kinshasa. Finally, I've decided to share with that experience. It's been almost nine years, but it's a part of my life nonetheless. SOCIAL MEDIA https://www.instagram.com/kamillavasilevska/
Warlords, soldiers, and child laborers all toil over a mineral you've never even heard of. Coltan is a conflict mineral in nearly every cell phone, laptop, and electronic device. It's also tied to the deaths of over 5 million people in Congo since 1990. Hosted by Alison Suroosh Alvi | Originally released in 2011 at http://vice.com Click here to help: http://www.raisehopeforcongo.org/ Watch more VICE documentaries here: http://bit.ly/VICE-Presents Subscribe for videos that are actually good: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE Check out our full video catalog: http://www.youtube.com/user/vice/videos Videos, daily editorial and more: http://vice.com Like VICE on Facebook: http://fb.com/vice Follow VICE on Twitter: http://twitter.com/vice Read our tumblr: http://vicemag.tumblr.com
It is an essential part of most mobile gadgets sold around the world and demand for cobalt is soaring. But the process of extracting the mineral from the earth comes at a huge human cost. A Sky News investigation has found children as young as four working in dangerous and squalid conditions in Cobalt mines in the Democratic Republic of the Congo for as little as 8p a day. Sky's special correspondent Alex Crawford reports. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews and https://twitter.com/skynewsbreak Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews For more content go to http://news.sky.com and download our apps: iPad https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/Sky-News-for-iPad/id422583124 iPhone htt...
Experience the sights and sounds of the Congo with local Brice Djamboult. Meet some of the country's four million residents in this poetic short from filmmakers David Mboussou and Juan Ignacio Davila. David Mboussou: https://vimeo.com/davidmboussou Juan Ignacio Davila: https://vimeo.com/dvljuan ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe ➡ Get More Short Film Showcase: http://bit.ly/ShortFilmShowcase About Short Film Showcase: A curated collection of the most captivating documentary shorts from filmmakers around the world. Know of a great short film that should be part of our Showcase? Email email@example.com to submit a video for consideration. See more from National Geographic's Short Film Showcase at http://documentary.com Get More National Geographic: Official Site: http://bit.ly/NatGeoO...
Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have confirmed that there are no survivors after military cargo plane crashed in Kinshasa on Saturday. Both Congolese and foreigners among the dead. 12 crew members were on board the flight. Witnesses say the plane caught fire shortly after taking off from Kinshasa's N'djili Airport. It crashed in a nearby reserve controlled by the military's elite Republican Guard units. The aircraft was destined for the eastern city of Bukavu. Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ow.ly/Zvqj30aIsgY Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cgtnafrica/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/cgtnafrica
The Democratic Republic of Congo has one of the worst transportation safety records in the world. Residents in the capital city of Kinshasa, say their infrastructure system needs a massive overhaul. But, the government is unlikely to improve it ahead of elections later this year. Paul Ndiho has more.
At just 16-years-old, Emmanuel Mborie-Idie is now the parent to six younger sisters. Last Christmas, gunmen stormed his village in South Sudan, killing his mother. Emmanuel and sisters fled to the Democratic Republic of Congo, his father stayed behind. A new rebellion in South Sudan has forced about 20,000 from their homes. UNHCR operations across the region are racing to help those who’ve arrived traumatized and with nothing. Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. --- Keep up to date with our latest videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/unhcr?sub_confirmation=1 -- UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, works to protect ...
Daily Press Briefing: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central African Republic, Somalia, Iraq, Press Conference Briefing by Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for the Secretary-General. Highlights: ----------------- - D.R. CONGO: SECRETARY-GENERAL CALLS FOR RESTRAINT, RESPECT FOR RIGHT TO PEACEFUL ASSEMBLY FOLLOWING DEADLY PROTESTS - U.N. MISSION IN CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC DEPLOYS REINFORCEMENTS TO PAOUA AFTER ANTI-BALAKA ATTACK - SOMALIA: DEEP CONCERN OVER DESTRUCTION OF DISPLACED SETTLEMENTS IN MOGADISHU - TERRORISM AND ARMED CONFLICT KILLED 69 CIVILIANS IN IRAQ IN DECEMBER 2017 - U.N. MISSION Full Highlights: https://www.un.org/sg/en/content/noon-briefing-highlight?date%5Bvalue%5D%5Bdate%5D=2%20January%202018
For the internally displaced in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, safety is a rare commodity. The UN refugee agency manages 13 camps set up to help the displaced regain some sense of security. In eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, more than 100,000 internally displaced Congolese have sought safety in 13 camps run by the UN refugee agency. While the camps provide greater safety, an atmosphere of lawlessness pervades the region. Anyone who ventures outside the camps is a potential victim. In a conflict where rape has become a weapon, women are especially vulnerable.
Decades of copper and cobalt mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo not only transformed the landscape of the city of Lubumbashi, but also caused widespread concern over the health and safety of the residents. Here's more on that story.
Natural Sound Brazzaville's mayor and mediator, Bernard Kolelas, says the fighting factions in the Republic of Congo agreed to extend a 72 hour truce for a further seven days. The ceasefire was originally due to finish at midnight on Friday and French troops continued their withdrawal from the capital as the initial deadline approached. Among those leaving Brazzaville on Friday were 140 refugees from Mauritius and Mali, who had been camping around the airport for around five weeks. French troops have been busy at Brazzaville's Maya Maya airport as Friday's scheduled end to the 72 hour ceasefire drew closer. French soldiers have been evacuating foreign nationals since fighting crossed the River Congo from the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo, formerly Zaire. Figh...
For more news and videos visit ☛ http://english.ntdtv.com Follow us on Twitter ☛ http://twitter.com/NTDTelevision Add us on Facebook ☛ http://on.fb.me/s5KV2C On Sunday, a fire reportedly caused several large explosions in the capital of Congo, killing hundreds of people. Six Chinese workers also died in the blasts, again raising concerns about the safety of Chinese workers abroad. On Sunday, a series of large explosions rocked Brazzaville, the capital of the Republic of Congo in Africa. A government spokesperson said a fire caused by an electrical short circuit reached a weapons depot in one of several military camps situated in the city. Hundreds of people were reportedly killed by the blasts, including six Chinese workers from the Beijing Construction Engineering Group. Many m...
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An orphaned male chimpanzee discovered in a military camp in northern Democratic Republic of Congo was confiscated by Congolese wildlife officials this week and transported by United Nations peacekeepers to a rehabilitation centre in South Kivu. Read more: http://www.un-grasp.org/un-airlifts-chimpanzee-to-safety-in-dr-congo/
The number of HIV-positive people in DRC is currently estimated at more than one million, 350,000 of whom could benefit from antiretroviral (ARV) treatment. However, only 44,000 people are currently receiving treatment, translating into a 15 percent ARV coverage rate, one of the lowest in the world.
Women of Congo Speak Out spotlights the essential work of grassroots women activists in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo who are successfully mobilizing to bring peace to their communities. Listen as #CongoWomenSpeak out about their demands to the national government and international community. Presented as part of the multimedia exhibit, Beauty in the Middle: Women of Congo Speak Out featuring stories of women activists: http://bit.ly/BeautyInTheMiddleLondon Film by Artefact Creative (Kohl Threlkeld & Jon Bougher) Produced by Nobel Women's Initiative