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Fifa boss Sepp Blatter hails TP Mazembe feat

BBC Sport - December 17, 2010

TP MazembeFifa chief Sepp Blatter says TP Mazembe's place in the Club World Cup final shows how Africa is progressing. "Mazembe is going to write a new page of football history [on Saturday], with an African team in the final for the first time," he said.
Great Lakes Regional Summit to Focus on Congo Resource Exploitation

VOA News - December 15, 2010

ColtanEleven heads of state and government are to meet Wednesday in the Zambian capital, Lusaka, at a Great Lakes regional summit to look at the problem of illegal exploitation of natural resources in eastern Congo and the negative consequences this has had for the region.
TP Mazembe make history, reach FIFA Club World Cup final

Fifa.com - December 14, 2010

Mulota Kabangu celebrates after scoring against SC Internacional of Brazil in the semi-final of the FIFA Club World CupTP Mazembe Englebert have produced the biggest shock in the history of the FIFA Club World Cup, beating Sport Club Internacional 2-0 to become the first team from outside Europe and South America to qualify for the final. Goals from Mulota Kubangu and Dioko Kaluyituka secured arguably the greatest ever win by an African club, stunning the South American champions and leaving Mazembe just 90 minutes from becoming world champions.
Companies Struggle in Conflict Mineral Index

VOA News - December 14, 2010

Coltan in cellphonesA new U.S. report ranking companies on their efforts to stop the use of so-called conflict minerals from eastern Congo in electronic devices shows lots of improvement is needed. The U.S.-based Enough Project is ranking industry leaders in consumer electronics products that use tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold in their components. The U.S.-based Enough Project is ranking industry leaders in consumer electronics products that use tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold in their components.
TP Mazembe into FIFA Club World Cup semifinals

BBC Sport - December 10, 2010

TP MazembeAfrican champions TP Mazembe are through to the semi-finals of the Fifa Club World Cup in Abu Dhabi. The DR Congo side beat Pachuca of Mexico 1-0 in their quarter-final on Friday. They will now go forward to meet the South American champions Internacional of Brazil in the semis on Tuesday.
TP Mazembe bid for success at the Club World Cup

BBC Sport - December 9, 2010

TP MazembeAfrican champions TP Mazembe take on Pachuca of Mexico at the Club World Cup in Abu Dhabi on Friday. Mazembe are making their second appearance at the event and are keen to improve on their disappointing performance last year.
WikiLeaks Founder Arrested in London

VOA News - December 7, 2010

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange interpol alertWikiLeaks has angered the U.S. government and officials around the world by releasing classified American military documents and U.S. diplomatic cables.  Most recently,  the leaked cables allegedly revealed a list of international sites the United States regards as vital to its security, from satellite earth stations here in Britain to a cobalt mine in Congo.
List of facilities 'vital to US security' leaked

BBC News - December 5, 2010

WikileaksA long list of key facilities around the world that the US describes as vital to its national security has been released by Wikileaks. In addition to obvious pieces of strategic infrastructure like communications hubs, gas pipelines and so on, it contains, amongst other things, a cobalt mine in Congo, an anti-snake venom factory in Australia and an insulin plant in Denmark.
Actor Ben Affleck Advocates More US Involvement in DRC

VOA News - December 3, 2010

Actor Ben Affleck Advocates More US Involvement in DRCHollywood Actor and Director Ben Affleck was in Washington this week, pushing for greater US engagement in the Democratic Republic of Congo. He has founded an organization called "The Eastern Congo Initiative." Affleck says the DRC is at a critical juncture in its transition from war to peace.
UN Sanctions FDLR Leaders, CNDP Rebel Commander Integrated into Army

Congo News Agency - December 2, 2010

UN Security CouncilThe United Nations Security Council imposed targeted measures including travel bans and asset freezes on three Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) leaders and a former Congrès National pour la Défense du Peuple (CNDP) commander integrated in the Congolese Armed Forces (FARDC), on Wednesday, at the request of the permanent missions to the United Nations of France, the United Kingdom, and the United States.







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