This Week in the Great Lakes

1. Ben Affleck launches the the Eastern Congo Initiative; Angeline Jolie pissed that he is competing for pictures of Congolese children with her.

2. Charles Petrie becomes new head of United Nations Mission to Burundi; UN continues to relocate heads of missions to get kicked out of one country to another.

3. Rwandan opposition leader Victoire Ingabire arrested, forced to leave country, then forced to stay in country; government thinking of putting her in celebrity-house-arrest spot with Laurent Nkunda.

4. DRC might have 11 billion in debt forgiven so that they can take out more loans and accumulate new debt.

5. Belgium doubles election funding to Burundi; more election conferences with lobster on the docket.

Advertisements

Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s