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  1. Ruth Sunderland: The paradox of pension riskRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... fund manager seen to be leading the 'hold-out' investors, has been involved in similar controversies with Peru and Congo-Brazzaville, all of which have led to accusations of profiting from the misfortunes of heavily indebted countries and their ...

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  2. Ebola: What you need to knowRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WPTV Local News

    ... impacted by the disease? In 1976, the first Ebolavirus species was found in what is now the Democratic Republic of the Congo, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . The virus was found near the Ebola River. Scientists have ...

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  3. Treating Ebola patients with tranfusions from convalescing patientsRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Crofs Blogs

    ... patients in Liberia. The abstract: Between 6 and 22 June 1995, 8 patients in Kikwit, Democratic Republic of the Congo, who met the case definition used in Kikwit for Ebola (EBO) hemorrhagic fever, were transfused with blood donated by 5 convalescent ...

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  4. Republic of Congo President: Ebola outbreak 'bigger than all of us'Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | USA Today

    Before Republic of Congo President Denis Sassou Nguesso boarded the plane that would take him to the United States for next week's U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, he had Ebola on his mind.

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  5. Negotiating the Next WarRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Foreign Policy

    ... CAR's population since March of last year, signed a cease-fire agreement . The signing, in the nearby Republic of the Congo, should have been cause for celebration. But inside the CAR, the reaction was muted. Perhaps it's because Central Africans ...

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  6. Helping Kentucky families with international adoptions11:42 amRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | News Democrat

    ... son this year. I've also been advocating for Kentucky families seeking to adopt from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). I'm deeply troubled by the DRC's recent decision to suspend the issuance of exit permits for adopted Congolese children, ...

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  7. Movie Review: Plot for PeaceRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    ... there are interviews with Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, Pik Botha, Thabo Mbeki, Chester Crocker, Joachim Chissano and Congo's former prime minister, Denis Sassou Nguesso, all of whom speak highly of the man. The story is narrated by these people, ...

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  8. Africa: How Ebola Could Head Out of AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    ... the deadliest member of the cluster of viruses that take their name from the Ebola River in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where they were first discovered in 1976. Between 1976 and 2013, the virus caused 1,388 cases of Ebola haemorrhagic ...

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  9. SkyVision Wins National Bid for a Communications Project with Bank of Africa in Burkina FasoRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

    ... Ghana), four in East Africa (Burundi, Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania), one in Central Africa (Democratic Republic of the Congo), in the Indian Ocean and the Horn of Africa (Madagascar, Djibouti and Ethiopia) as well as in France, (a financial ...

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  10. Threat to global malaria control and elimination programmesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    ... resistance in the three African sites included in the study, located in Kenya, Nigeria and Democratic Republic of the Congo. The study also suggests that extending the course of antimalarial treatment in areas with established resistance - for six ...

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  11. How Ebola could head out of AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Straits Times

    ... the deadliest member of the cluster of viruses that take their name from the Ebola River in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where they were first discovered in 1976. Between 1976 and last year, the virus caused 1,388 cases of Ebola ...

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  12. Rwanda: Traders Urged to Tap Into Opportunities Presented By Equatorial Guinea MarketRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    ... another opportunity for our expansion programme. The fact that we are already flying to Brazzaville in the Republic of Congo, and Equatorial Guinea is about 30 minutes from Brazzaville, will make it easy for us to enter that market. However, we are ...

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  13. Battling a disease which is the stuff of nightmaresRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    ... the call. In the continuing interview she said that her colleague had just confirmed an outbreak of the deadly Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) that would subsequently result in 19 cases and 12 fatalities. The disease is just one of a group ...

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  14. Plans to contain Ebola ramped upRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian

    ... disease, which used to be called Ebola haemorrhagic fever, was named after the river in the Democratic Republic of the Congo where one of the first two villages to report cases in 1976 was located. The other was in Sudan. Ebola is a severe viral ...

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  15. There is Hope: Drug-resistant malaria has not yet spread to parts of AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Catholic.org

    ... are no signs yet of resistance in the three African sites it covered in Kenya, Nigeria and Democratic Republic of the Congo. While there have been significant reductions in the numbers falling ill and dying from the mosquito-borne disease, malaria ...

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  16. Family waits in Congo for months for adopted daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WBAL-TV Baltimore

    Adoption advocates from around the world are hopeful that an African summit that convenes in Washington on Friday will help bring an estimated 350 orphans home from the Congo.

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  17. Southeast Asia: Drug-resistant malaria spreadRead the original story

    Yesterday | Scoop

    ... resistance in the three African sites included in the study, located in Kenya, Nigeria and Democratic Republic of the Congo. The study also suggests that extending the course of antimalarial treatment in areas with established resistance - for six ...

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  18. Overnight Energy: Feds move on natural gas exportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Hill

    ... and raise domestic prices of natural gas. ON TAP FRIDAY I: Denis Sassou-Nguesso, president of the Republic of the Congo, will speak at the National Press Club. He is likely to discuss his country's plans to partner with Russia for investments in ...

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  19. First US-Africa summit short on press freedom, other human rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CPJ Press Freedom Online

    ... of Angola, Paul Biya of Cameroon, Teodoro Obiang of Equatorial Guinea, Denis Sassou N'Guesso of the Republic of the Congo, Yahya Jammeh of Gambia, and Yoweri Museveni of Uganda, according to Smith and Todd Moss , a senior fellow at the Center for ...

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  20. How the Ebola Outbreak Became Deadliest in HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | LiveScience

    ... outbreak. This virus was previously found only in three countries in Central Africa: the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Republic of the Congo and Gabon. Zaire Ebola virus is the deadliest type of Ebola virus - in previous outbreaks it has ...

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