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  1. Lesotho's Day of TruthRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Foreign Affairs

    ... and puffed-up posturers. By far the most egregious examples come from Nigeria, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Zimbabwe -- countries that have ... Corruption is one of the world's hottest topics. Four decades ago, only about 25 to 30 ...

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  2. Obama nominates Katherine Simonds Dhanani as first U.S. Ambassador to Somalia in 24 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Insight News

    ... Zambia from 2002 to 2005 and Economic Section Chief at the U.S. Embassy in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo from 1999 to 2002. Dhanani also served as Staff Assistant in the Bureau of Inter-American Affairs at the Department of State, as ...

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  3. IMF First Deputy Managing Director David Lipton to Visit Mauritius,...Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | International Monetary Fund

    Mr. David Lipton, First Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund , will visit Mauritius March 2-3, South Africa March 3-5, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo March 5-7. In Mauritius, he will attend a conference on "Managing Capital Flows: Lessons from Emerging Markets for Frontier Economies."

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  4. Gabon: Where the fate of the elephant will be decidedRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Independent

    ... is normally uninhabited, other than for the occasional hunter or Baka pygmy tribe. Pressed up against the Congo-Brazzaville and Cameroon borders, its national park is covered by virgin equatorial forest largely untouched by man. Now it had proved ...

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  5. Refugee wins asylum after 10 years ?in legal limboRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian

    ... committee for refugee affairs. In a similar action, Christian Bolanga, a pastor from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was granted asylum by the high court in Durban this week, after battling for a shocking 10 years against administrative ...

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  6. To save the rainforest, let the locals take controlRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | New Scientist

    ... for REDD protection in tropical countries as diverse as Indonesia, Cambodia, Colombia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Solomon Islands. It is becoming clearer that forest communities are best placed to do conservation - especially in ...

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  7. .com | Villagers flee as DRC army pursues rebelsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | News24

    Bukavu - Fearful villagers have been fleeing their homes in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo as the army pursues Rwandan Hutu rebels in a new offensive, a resident said on Thursday Troops have captured all positions of the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda around Mulenge since it launched the offensive two days ago in the Uvira territory of South Kivu province, an officer told AFP by phone on Wednesday. A day later, "Mulenge and the surrounding villages have no more FDLR in them, so there is no more fighting in these centres, but we are taking the battle to the deep forests where the FDLR hold out," an officer said from the front.

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  8. Why was the UN sidelined in 'joint' DRC operation against rebels?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | IRIN

    GOMA, 26 February 2015 - This week, a long-awaited military offensive began against a Rwandan rebel group based in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. It had been planned as a joint operation between Congolese government forces and a unique combat unit of United Nations peacekeepers.

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  9. BMJ: Some thorny questions posed by our response to EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Crofs Blogs

    ... few studies to date on specific therapies: a small trial developed during an outbreak in theDemocratic Republic of the Congo in 1995, which showed a 12.5% case fatality rate among eight patients who received blood transfusions from convalescent ...

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  10. Commentary: The risks that arise from violating CSR normsRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | The Northern Miner

    ... whether certain minerals in their products were sourced from conflict-ridden areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo or surrounding countries, and to publicly report on the results. The EU has proposed a similar law. In California, companies ...

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  11. Top US Official: Nigeria Election a 'Bellwether' for AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Voice of America

    ... the recent trend of African leaders changing the constitution to extend their term limits, as Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila may be trying to do. "Our policy broadly has been one of supporting term limits and supporting the ...

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  12. Volleyball All African Games qualifiers kick starts in GhanaRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

    ... Cote d'lvoire, Burkina Faso and Liberia for a sole slot from Zone 3 in the upcoming All African Games in Brazzaville, Congo.

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  13. PA Resources AB: PA Resourcesa Year-end Report 2014Read the original story

    23 hrs ago | Business Wire

    ... conducts exploration, development and production of oil and gas assets. The Group operates in Tunisia, Republic of Congo (Brazzaville), Equatorial Guinea, United Kingdom, Denmark, Netherlands and Germany. PA Resources is producing oil in West Africa ...

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  14. PA Resources AB: PA Resources Receives Approval for Deferred Interest PaymentsRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Business Wire

    ... conducts exploration, development and production of oil and gas assets. The Group operates in Tunisia, Republic of Congo (Brazzaville), Equatorial Guinea, United Kingdom, Denmark, Netherlands and Germany. PA Resources is producing oil in West Africa ...

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  15. DR Congo launches offensive against FDLR rebelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Al Jazeera

    The army of the Democratic Republic of Congo has launched an assault against rebels in the volatile east of the country. The offensive, which began on Tuesday in South Kivu province, is targeting a group called the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda .

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  16. Lateral thinking pays off for Ivanhoe at KamoaRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Northern Miner

    ... deposit, 25 km west of the town of Kolwezi in the southeastern Katanga province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The group has been headed by copper expert David Broughton, vice-president of exploration of Ivanhoe Mines, and Thomas ...

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  17. Felling of tropical trees has soared, satellite shows, not slowed as UN study foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Science Daily

    The rate at which tropical forests were cut, burned or otherwise lost from the 1990s through the 2000s accelerated by 62 percent, according to a new study which dramatically reverses a previous estimate of a 25 percent slowdown over the same period. The Democratic Republic of Congo contains half of Africa's tropical forest and the second largest continuous tropical forest in the world.

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  18. Sub-Saharan Africans rate their well-being and health care among the lowest in the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | EurekAlert!

    ... nd $734 per person, respectively. But the median for all countries was $109 per capita. The Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Madagascar and Niger spent less than half of that amount. Privately provided health care is important in sub

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  19. Ebola Fast FactsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2014 | WAPI-AM Birmingham

    ... but not in humans. The first human outbreaks occurred in 1976, one in northern Zaire (now Democratic Republic of the Congo) in Central Africa: and the other, in southern Sudan (now South Sudan). The virus is named after the Ebola River, where the ...

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  20. 8 Times The Press Declared That Hillary Clinton Is Really, Really Running For PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | 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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