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Wednesday | United Nations

Ebola: UN-organized workshop aims to boost Africa's defences against deadly disease

Two midwives in Ebola protective gear supplied by UNFPA hand over a newborn to her mother at the Star of the Sea Clinic in West Point, Monrovia, Liberia.


Related Topix: Congo,

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Congo-Brazzaville: Congo Brazzaville 2014 Budget Reviewed Downwards

Parliament in Congo Brazzaville last week passed a new budget for the 2014 financial year after the government realised that the former projections could no longer be attained as a result of falling oil revenue sequel to a reduction in production.


Related Topix: Congo, Africa, World News

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Used-Car Marketplace Carmudi Broadens Africa Footprint

It's been a busy year for Carmudi, a developing-world used-car start-up, and it's about to get busier.


Related Topix: Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, World News, Congo

Rwanda/Congo-Brazzaville: CAF Kicks Rwanda Out of Afcon 2015

The Organising Committee of the Orange Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday, August 17, 2014 disqualified Rwanda from the qualifiers of the Orange Africa Cup of Nations Morocco 2015.


Related Topix: World News, Rwanda, Africa, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo,

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Central African Republic: What Hope for an Extended Ceasefire in the CAR?

The signing of a ceasefire on 23 July between the CAR's Seleka rebels and anti-Balaka fighters raised some hopes of a political solution after more than a year of violence.


Related Topix: Central African Republic, Africa, World News, Congo,

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Central African Republic: New CAR Premier Kamoun - 'We Must All Work for Peace'

The strife-torn Central African Republic now has a Muslim prime minister - for the first time since it gained independence from France in 1960.


Related Topix: Central African Republic, Africa, World News, Congo,

Mon Aug 11, 2014

FAO Spends US$700,000 Dollars On Cassava

The Food and Agriculture Organization undertook a Rural Poverty Reduction Initiative project on cassava production with focus on Northern Ghana and has since spent closely to US$700,000 dollars for the pilot project in about 18 communities of the West Gonja district.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Congo, World News

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Greg Palast

Obama Can End Argentina's Debt Crisis with a PenThe President has the ...

The "vulture" financier now threatening to devour Argentina can be stopped dead by a simple note to the courts from Barack Obama.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, George Bush, World News, Congo

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Hospitality Net

Kempinski Hotels take over management of Kempinski Hotel Fleuve Congo, Kinshasa

Kempinski began its management contract for Kempinski Hotel Fleuve Congo on August 1st following the signing of an eleven-year management agreement in Geneva in January.


Related Topix: Travel, Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News, Europe Travel, Democratic Republic of the Congo Travel, Kinshasa, Zaire Travel, Congo

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Central African Republic: Violence Continues Despite Peace Deal

In spite of the signing in Brazzaville, Congo of a ceasefire deal on July 23, 2014, between the warring sides in the Central African Republic, CAR conflict, violence still continues in the country.


Related Topix: Central African Republic, Africa, World News, Congo,

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Free Republic

Africa: How Ebola Could Head Out of Africa – a Tale of Two Travellers

It is 6am on a warm West African morning. Two men, Ahmed and Milton, are up early, getting ready for long journeys.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Congo, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Rwanda: Traders Urged to Tap Into Opportunities Presented By Equatorial Guinea Market

Rwandan traders should take advantage of the bilateral cooperation agreement signed between Rwanda and Equatorial Guinea recently to exploit the business opportunities the Central African country presents, John Mirenge, the RwandAir chief executive officer, has said.


Related Topix: Equatorial Guinea, Africa, Congo

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Hispanic Business

Researchers at Missouri Botanical Garden Have Reported New Data on...

Sabicea bullata is easily recognized by its cordate leaves, which are strongly bullate above, and its sessile glomerulate inflorescences."


Related Topix: Congo, World News

New Vision

Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixtures

Africa Cup of Nations third round, second leg qualifying fixtures this weekend : Saturday At Blantyre Malawi v Benin 1230 GMT At Victoria Seychelles v Sierra Leone 1230 GMT At Kigali Rwanda v Congo Brazzaville 1300 GMT At Bissau Guinea-Bissau v Botswana 1600 GMT At Nouakchott Mauritania v Uganda 1700 GMT Sunday At Maputo Mozambique v Tanzania 1300 ... (more)


Related Topix: World News, Rwanda, Africa, Malawi, Congo, Guinea-Bissau, Mauritania, Mozambique