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The number of candidates for state exams in South Kivu is 36,000 students. They are grouped in 96 test centers, including 12,800 girls and 23,200 boys. These centers were used for essay tests. According to the Provincial Inspector Principal Annette Shaburwa according to the school calendar, the launch date of the tests was observed. Continue reading

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Seventeen of the twenty-one Congolese students arrested in India were released in the evening of Wednesday, June 19, said the same day the Ambassador of India to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Ram Manohar. Shortly before the announcement, his DRC counterpart announced that they “will be released on bail tomorrow [Thursday], pending legal proceedings to classify this case.” Continue reading

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The Congolese government launched Wednesday, June 12, an educational project for 137,360 girls Bandundu, Ecuador, Katanga, Kasai Oriental and Eastern Province. Called Go Girl “, this three-year program aims to” break down barriers “that prevent girls succeed in school and complete their primary education. Continue reading

“The presence of military and political authorities was important

so that we may be edified of the recurring situation of sexual violence in the province of South Kivu.” These words was said by participants in the exchange which was organized by Women’s Media Association of South Kivu AFEM SK. Due to the material being processed, participants thought that it was essential to share with the military authorities, who have their office in the protection of national territory.
A screening of two documentaries on sexual violence in South Kivu was made to scan the status of women in the territories of South Kivu province. During two hours, the actors of civil society and those politics have had a debate about the question. Continue reading