Hocking a loogie at M23 & Rwanda: My Goma sources safe in Bukavu via Gisenyi, Rwanda

From Alex Engwete Thu Nov 22 2012, 11:52:00

In a daring move that amounts to hocking a loogie at M23 and Rwanda,

two of my Goma sources--a physician and his wife, a political

scientist--left Goma at 6:00 HRS this morning local time (GMT + 2)

aboard a Toyota pickup, bribed M23 "border guards" ($500), entered

[view whole blog post ]
 See More    |     Report Abuse


You might also be interested in the following news stories:

Mozambique:   Maputo Peace Deal Delayed (news)
Deutsche Welle
30 July 2014

The low level conflict between Mozambique's former civil war foes escalated recently, but now there is fresh hope of peace in the East African country. However, a deal has been postponed. [read more]

North Africa:   Eritrean Authoritarianism and Human Trafficking in the Sinai (analysis)
Institute for Security Studies
29 July 2014

On the world map, there is no such thing as an 'ungoverned space,' bar the two poles and our woefully under-regulated oceans. It is a neat, practical system, where all land is accounted for and all ... [read more]

Nigeria:   Pastors Claiming to Cure Ebola Warned (news)
CAJ News Agency
31 July 2014

Lagos State Government has warned the public to be wary of some pastors who claim to have cure for the dreaded Ebola virus. [read more]



blogAfrica is allAfrica.com's platform to help you keep an ear on the African blogosphere. We draw diverse voices from around the world who post regularly and insightfully about African issues. Bloggers, submit your blog's rss-feed!