Congo rebel chief threatens 'war'

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    BBC NEWS | Africa | Congo rebel chief threatens 'war'
     
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    I'm sure that after Obama's inauguration, the US will have a much stronger presence in many African Countries. I can't wait!
     
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    I guess instead of Tutsi and Kongo people fighting over control of the Congo's coltan and diamonds, you'd like to see modern American and French armies doing it?
     
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    Bein' a child soldier to escape poverty in the Congo...
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    To escape poverty, girls are choosing to be child soldiers in the DRC
    Dec. 29, 2016 -Throughout the decades-long conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo, children have been abducted and made to serve as soldiers. While most are male, it is estimated over a third are female, used mainly as domestic and sexual servants, but sometimes as fighters. Now the London-based NGO Child Soldiers International has released a report showing that many of the girls in armed groups weren't enlisted by force. They joined of their own free will – driven by poverty and a lack of access to education.
     
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    African tribal chiefs threatening war has become a cliché.
     

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