"Africa is, indeed, coming into fashion." - Horace Walpole (1774)


congo watch

"Rapes, looting and other forms of violence against civilians have increased sharply in eastern Congo, reaching a scale not seen since the height of the country's civil war seven years ago, the International Red Cross said Thursday." - IHT, 11/29

"DR Congo rebels take eastern town" - BBC, 12/3

The fight we were waiting for all summer has started in earnest now. The army offensive against Nkunda's men began today.

Lots more people will flee their homes and lose their lives because of this fighting. Please keep the Congo in your prayers.


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