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  1. Defending the Defenders: The Daunting Global Challenge for WomenRead the original story

    Yesterday | Common Dreams

    ... Initiative delegations to the Thai/Burma border, to Palestine/Israel, to Liberia, to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, to the Tar Sands of Alberta, Canada, and to Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala. The purpose of these various trips and others, in ...

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  2. The Apple Watch May Have a Human Rights ProblemRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ThinkProgress

    ... conflict minerals law that was passed in 2014. Conflict minerals are typically sourced from Democratic Republic of the Congo and other areas of Central Africa. The violent unrest in the war-torn region is fueled by the mineral trade . Armed militia ...

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  3. Burundi president seeks third termRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BBC News

    Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza has been nominated as a candidate for a third term in office, a move that his opponents say is unconstitutional. The UN refugee agency says more than 8,000 people have fled to neighbouring Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo in recent weeks because of "pre-election violence and intimidation".

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  4. Ghana U23 host Liberia in 2016 Olympics qualifierRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | GhanaSoccerNet.com

    ... give Ghana a positive result come Sunday at the Tamale sports stadium. The winner of the parings will progress to meet Congo and Nigeria. The Black Meteors have already secured qualification to the 2015 All Africa Games in Brazzaville, Congo after ...

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  5. If South Vietnam Were Free Today . . . Josh Gelernter 2 hours ago...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | National Review Online

    ... development, behind Syria, Iraq, Moldova, and Gabon, and in 126th place in GDP per capita, behind the Republic of the Congo, Swaziland, Dominica, and Albania. Much more important than economics, look at their relative freedom. Taiwan and South Korea ...

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  6. Fast Facts: HIV and AIDSRead the original story

    Yesterday | CNN

    ... Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic , Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, ...

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  7. The Drill Down: Zinc is No. 1 with assay from Ivanhoe Mines' Kipushi propertyRead the original story

    Friday | SNL Financial

    Editor's Note: The Drill Down is a weekly summary of the best drill results reported by companies in SNL's coverage space, as aggregated by SNL Metals & Mining. Zinc claimed the top spot for the week ended April 17 with a remarkable assay from Ivanhoe Mines' Kipushi property in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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  8. Oryx Petroleum Co. Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from BrokeragesRead the original story

    Friday | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... areas are located in West Africa in Nigeria, the AGC administrative area offshore Senegal and Guinea Bissau, and Congo (Brazzaville). Receive News & Ratings for Oryx Petroleum Co. Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily ...

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  9. Nunn joining CARE's mission platform to ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Cross Roads News

    ... school graduation rates to increasing agricultural yields for subsistence farmers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo," she said. She said the "sabbatical" gave her time to think and to decide how she could make the biggest difference going ...

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  10. Cycling for a CauseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Printing Impressions

    ... that will go toward providing clean water and sanitation for a children's school in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The cycling journey will also raise awareness about the plight of these children. During the bike ride, the participants ...

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  11. Sheryl Sandberg Is On Team HillaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Switched

    ... Women in Peace and Security to Dr. Denis Mukwege (C), founder of Panzi Hospital in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, with Georgetown University President John DeGioia (R) at Georgetown University February 25, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by ...

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  12. Central Africa: Prosecutor to Call Eleven Witnesses in Bemba's Second TrialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | AllAfrica.com

    ... defense lawyers Aim Kilolo Musamba and Jean-Jacques Mangenda Kabongo, as well as defense witness Narcisse Arido and Congo parliamentarian Fidle Babala Wandu implemented a "strategy" to present false evidence in Mr. Bemba's trial for war crimes and ...

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  13. Olympics a long way off as Ghana face LiberiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | GhanaWeb

    ... is rare for a Ghanaian national team, but poor 2012 Olympic Games qualifying results did them no favours seeding-wise. Congo Brazzaville awaits Ghana or Liberia in the second round and whoever from the trio makes the next stage must confront former ...

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  14. Three members of UN mission kidnapped in eastern DR CongoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Peninsula

    Three members of the United Nation's peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo were kidnapped Thursday in the eastern North Kivu province, a UN source said. "Three members of MONUSCO ... have been kidnapped in Kibumba", some 30 kilometres north of the provincial capital Goma, the source told AFP.

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  15. Blue Point Capital hires Red Ventures exec as principalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | PE Hub

    ... and advanced digital marketing teams. His background also includes time with HOPE International in Brazzaville, Congo, and Harris Williams & Co., where he specialized in mergers and acquisitions. Castleberry graduated from Washington and Lee ...

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  16. Africa: Malaria - the Preventable Disease That Kills ThousandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | AllAfrica.com

    ... and school, thereby rendering children unequipped for promising careers. Rassa Maga from the Democratic Republic of Congo, whose 11-month-old daughter contracted malaria, explained the economic woes of the disease. "Malaria is affecting me because ...

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  17. Football: Olympic Games qualifying draw for AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | New Vision

    Ghana or Liberia v Congo Brazzaville, Sierra Leone v Cameroon, Mauritania v Mali, Botswana or Kenya v Zambia, Rwanda or Somalia v Nigeria v Ghana, Liberia or Congo, Algeria v Sierra Leone or Cameroon, Gabon v Mauritania or Mali, Ivory Coast v Botswana, Kenya or Zambia, Egypt v Rwanda, Somalia or , Zimbabwe or Swaziland v South Africa, Morocco v Tunisia or Sudan First legs: July 17-19, second: July 31-Aug 2 Note: hosts Senegal and seven third-round winners qualify for a Dec 5-19 tournament and countries finishing first, second and third go to the Olympics. New Vision Online reserves the right to moderate, publish or delete a post without warning or consultation with the author.

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  18. AT names team for IAAF events.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | IPPMEDIA

    ... in long and short distances races and are expected to open preparation camp for the continental event to be staged in Congo Brazzaville. He said the squad will be under the supervision of coaches, Francis John, Shaaban Hiki and Francis Nade, adding ...

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  19. Rukwa floating clinic awarded 320m/- for reproductive health.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | IPPMEDIA

    ... Tanganyika are home to millions of indigenous and displaced poor across four countries, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tanzania, Burundi and Zambia. Consequently, experts report that may die of preventable or curable conditions like malaria, ...

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  20. Three UN Observers Kidnapped in Democratic Republic of the CongoRead the original story

    Friday | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Three UN observers were kidnapped last night in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, AFP reported, citing a UN official.

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