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  1. As Ebola Crisis Spreads in West Africa, Liberia's Deterioration Stands OutRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | National Geographic

    ... Ebola virus has been leaving its mark on Africa since the first outbreak in 1976 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. A total of 2,473 cases and 1,350 deaths have been recorded in Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Nigeria since the World Health ...

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  2. US families, Congolese orphans in limbo as African government halts adoptionsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Fox News

    ... have been trying to bring back two adopted children, including one with medical issues. Hundreds of orphans in the Congo have loving homes and willing parents waiting in America, yet remain stuck in orphanages because the African nation's government ...

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  3. 5 Amazing Facts About Congo's Mount Nyiragongo Lava LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | TechEBlog

    Mount Nyiragongo is an active stratovolcano located inside Virunga National Park, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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  4. Rwanda offers magical encounter with endangered gorillasRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The London Free Press

    ... roam the forests of an extinct volcanic region along the borders of Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and remain an endangered species. Each day, groups of eight people are guided to spend an hour with one of the 10 habituated ...

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  5. TAIPEI: US takes cue from China in AfricaRead the original story

    Yesterday | Asia News Network

    ... reported that China had invited the U.S. to cooperate on a US$12 billion dam project in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Obama injected a personal note to bind together the U.S. and Africa, saying in a toast: "I stand before you as the president of ...

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  6. Ebola In The Skies? How The Virus Made It To West AfricaRead the original story

    Yesterday | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    ... a young Zairian doctor named Ngoy Mushola traveled to a rural village in what is today the Democratic Republic of the Congo. He heard people were dying of a strange disease, near the shores of the Ebola River . They had fevers, stomachaches and ...

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  7. U.N. chief: Unity needed against record swell of crisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | USA Today

    ... there is no peace to keep, it is very difficult," he said. An exception occurred in the Democratic Republic of the Congo where, under Ban's strong urging, U.N. countries produced a mandate in 2013 for 3,000 soldiers to intervene militarily to ...

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  8. Alliant releases annual report on political risks in oil and gas frontier marketsRead the original story

    Tuesday | Business Insurance

    ... reduction in war and civil war risk" in those countries, according to the rankings. Equatorial Guinea, Republic of the Congo, Egypt, Gabon, Angola and Kazakhstan all had positive gains from 2013. Yemen remained the same. "Egypt has emerged from a ...

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  9. Rwanda appeal CAF disqualificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | New Vision

    ... imposed the sanction after an investigation into Rwandan striker Dady Birori, who plays for Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) club Vita as Agiti Tady Etekiama. The Rwandan federation has since contested the disqualification on grounds that the ...

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  10. Eagles now to face CongoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Umupira

    Nigeria's Super Eagles will now host Congo in Calabar in the 2015 Afcon qualifiers after initial opponents Rwanda were disqualified from the qualifying series.

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  11. CAR children need protection and educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | AlertNet

    ... of civilians in the Central African Republic. While a ceasefire was agreed earlier this month in Brazzaville, Congo, significant pockets of violence remain in the country. For more information on Plan's work or to make a donation call 0800 526 848 ...

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  12. Polio vaccines may not always workRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Fox News

    The standard polio vaccine may not always work, as vaccinations didn't prevent polio in people in the Republic of the Congo during an outbreak there in 2010, a new study shows.

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  13. This week from AGU: Long-term ecological research, predicting cholera outbreaksRead the original story

    Monday | EurekAlert!

    ... succumbing to the disease. In most countries, cholera is rare. In others, like the Democratic Republic of the Congo, cholera is an endemic threat, always lurking in the background waiting for the right set of conditions to spark an outbreak. In a ...

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  14. The lake made of LAVA: Daredevil photography reveals incredible...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Mail on Sunday

    ... story' The lake made of LAVA: Daredevil photography reveals incredible patterns of fire created at the heart of Congo's Mount Nyiragongo Sheer walls drop down a quarter of a mile into a giant lake of lava which appears to breathe in and out as its ...

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  15. Working together for a more resilient worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | PressReleasePoint

    ... people in need. This is what it's all about." - Honorine Brahim, FAO Program Assistant, Democratic Republic of the Congo "To restore hope to desperate people who end up in situations they're often not responsible for." - Guillaume Kahomboshi, Food ...

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  16. Mutant poliovirus caused Republic of Congo outbreak in 2010Read the original story

    Tuesday | PhysOrg Weblog

    In 2010, a polio outbreak in the Republic of Congo resulted in 445 confirmed cases, of which 47% were fatal.

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  17. Indonesia and Vietnam Pose High Risk for Oil & Gas Companies,...Read the original story

    Tuesday | Business Wire

    ... included Ecuador (22 percent), Equatorial Guinea (17 percent), and Algeria (12 percent), while Libya, Republic of the Congo (RoC), Gabon, Angola, and Kazakhstan all posted modest gains. The Frontier Energy Risk Index is based on macroeconomic and ...

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  18. Ferwafa to appeal CAF's banRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Umukino

    ... the country on the grounds that it fielded an ineligible player. The decision was based on the protest by the Congo Football Federation about Rwanda's fielding of Congolese born striker DadyBirori on July 20, in Pointe-Noire, with the former arguing ...

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  19. Airtel Launches Tramigo Partnership in Sub-Saharan AfricaRead the original story

    Tuesday | Pressat

    ... for their customers. As such, Airtel have now joined forces with Tramigo to offer real time vehicle tracking to Airtel Congo Brazzaville customers. Arto Tiitinen, Tramigo CEO, comments: "Our partnership with Airtel Congo Brazzaville offers us a ...

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  20. Ground-breaking medical research millions choose to rejectRead the original story

    Monday | American Thinker

    ... in West Africa, the largest ever recorded since the virus's discovery in 1976 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (then Zaire). A Ben-Gurion University of the Negev virologist and a leader in the search for a cure for the devastating disease, ...

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