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  1. UN chief tells refugees world must provide 'safe avenues of migration'Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Ekklesia Daily News

    The international community must intensify efforts to provide regular and safe avenues of migration and access to protection, said United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon as he wrapped up his trip to Ireland with a visit to a community of resettled refugees yesterday Addressing a gathering of people hailing from Afghanistan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo , Myanmar, Sudan and Syria, Mr Ban recalled his time as a child during the Korean War when he fled, along with his family, into the hills surrounding his village. "As we climbed in the rain, I looked back on the only world I knew: where I had played, where I had gone to school, where I had lived with my family; all of it was in flames.

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  2. Burundi: Burundi Refugee Crisis Tests Tanzania's Refugee PolicyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    ... of villagisation, or Ujamaa. In the sixties, it was in Kigoma where Cuban revolutionary Che Guevara launched his Congo adventure to fight the imperialists. He returned to Kigoma after seven months: a failed mission, as he called it. Kigoma has had ...

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  3. New Market Report: Oryx Petroleum Corporation Limited (OXC) - Oil & Gas - Deals and Alliances ProfileRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    It has interests in six license areas exploring for oil and is the technical partner or operator in four of the six license areas. Two of its license areas are situated in the Kurdistan Region and the Wasit governorate of Iraq and the other four license areas are in West Africa: Nigeria, the AGC administrative area offshore Senegal and Guinea Bissau, and two in Congo .

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  4. Over 100 boxers enter training as UPDF tune up for TunisiaRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    ... will take part in the various international events like the All-Africa Games slated for September in Brazzaville, Congo. Meanwhile, about 10 UPDF boxers have been exempted from the general training. They are themselves in the final touches ahead of ...

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  5. Burundi refugees giving birth in unsafe conditionsRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... more than 26,000 refugees had fled to Rwanda, and more than 9,000 had sought refuge in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Women in Burundi affected by the turmoil are also in need of immediate assistance. Chantal Hatungimana, 20, gave birth on ...

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  6. U.S. stocks end mixed, May 18-22Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | The Northern Miner

    ... Twangiza gold mine, while it finishes building its nearby Namoya gold mine. Both are in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Midway Gold closed up 9% at US10, after its shares dropped 69% in the previous week following a resource revision at its ...

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  7. Concluding Ireland visit, UN chief tells refugee community world must ...Read the original story

    15 hrs ago | United Nations

    ... of resettled refugees. Addressing a gathering of people hailing from Afghanistan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Myanmar, Sudan and Syria, Mr. Ban recalled his time as a child during the Korean War when he fled, along with his family, ...

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  8. Design historian Grace Jeffers tells the 'truth to materials' at ICFFRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... cited in Jeffers' talks is the hard tropical timber species Afromosia, which is found in Democratic Republic of the Congo and used in flooring and furniture. "It's being deforested, which is why pygmy elephants and bonobos are becoming extinct in ...

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  9. Burundi refugee crisis tests Tanzania's refugee policyRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

    ... of villagisation, or Ujamaa. In the sixties, it was in Kigoma where Cuban revolutionary Che Guevara launched his Congo adventure to fight the imperialists. He returned to Kigoma after seven months: a failed mission, as he called it. Kigoma has had ...

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  10. Burundi: Ban condemns opposition politician's murder as tensions riseRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    ... in fact, nearly 100,000 Burundians have fled across the borders to Rwanda, Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. With the situation in Burundi remaining tense and with continued violence reported, aid agencies fear that the number of ...

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  11. Age cheating blues: Claude Le Roy's claims are baseless - Micky CharlesRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    Congo Brazzaville coach Claude le Roy accused Ghana of fielding over-age footballers this weekend in a 1-0 Rio Olympic Games qualifying match. The former Black Stars handler told the media in a post match press conference he had coached some of the Ghanaians and they did not meet the competition's requirement of being born on or after January 1 1993.

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  12. In the service of peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | OUPblog

    ... currently deployed to the Central African Republic (MINUSCA), Darfur (UNAMID), the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) (MONUSCO), Mali (MINUSMA), and South Sudan (UNMISS). Dia Internacional dos Peacekeepers 29/05/2014, Brasilia by Tereza ...

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  13. Africa: Africa's Latest Democratic Awakening - Implications for Western Foreign PolicyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    ... them, to a great extent, from government repression. As recent events in Burkina Faso, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and Burundi have proved, citizens are now less afraid to take to the streets. This newfound bravery is not simply ...

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  14. Central Africa: Conflict Minerals - Preventing Military Groups From Funding Their ActivitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    Military groups in conflict areas such as in the Democratic Republic of the Congo often use the sale of minerals found in their territory to fund their activities. A new EU proposal aims to put an end to this by setting up an EU system of self-certification to encourage importers, smelters and refiners to source their minerals responsibly.

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  15. Burundi: Inside Burundi's Attempted CoupRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | AllAfrica.com

    ... maneuvers to extend his rule that plunged the country into civil war at the end of 2013. In the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) a bill seeking to extend the term of President Joseph Kabila also sparked deadly riots at the beginning of this year. ...

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  16. Black Meteors pip Congo in Olympic games qualifier first leg tieRead the original story

    Sunday | Ghanamma.com

    The National U-23 team have defeated their Congolese counterparts 1-0 in their 2016 Olympic games qualifying first leg match. Enoch Ebo Andoh scored the only goal of the game in the 44th minute to give Ghana's Olympic team an advantage ahead of the second leg in Brazzaville next weekend.

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  17. Olympics qualifier: Congo coach Claude Leroy accuses Ghana of age cheatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Ghanamma.com

    Head coach of Congo Brazzaville U-23 team, Claude Leroy has questioned the ages of the Black Meteors following his side's 1-0 defeat in the first leg tie last Saturday in an Olympics games qualifier at the Accra sports stadium. The Black Meteors needed Ebo Andoh's 38th minute sublime strike to win the day as it was a tense game for the host; the away side dominated the entire second half.

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  18. Burundi refugee crisis: Stranded in a villageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Al Jazeera

    ... than 100,000 Burundian refugees continue to make their way into Tanzania, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The political unrest at home shows no signs of abating, and the cries of a new conflict have rung loud. The UNHCR declared on ...

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  19. Ericsson demonstrated how ICT aids in reconnecting refugees at The World Economic Forum 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Al Bawaba

    ... in East Africa, where the service is already live through mobile operators in Kenya, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Somaliland, has registered some 280,000 refugees on the service and Refugees United estimates that hundreds of families have ...

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  20. The Return of Eva PeronRead the original story

    Saturday May 23 | Lost In Translation

    ... four essays are: "Michael X and the Black Power Killings in Trinidad," "The Return of Eva Peron," "A New King for the Congo: Mobutu and the Nihilism of Africa, and "Conrad's Darkness." The first essay and perhaps the most obscure for me, but ...

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