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  1. Q and A: Facts about Ebola, from the CDCRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | St. Petersburg Times

    ... and Sierra Leone, and to take enhanced precautions before traveling to Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Airlines are required to report any ill travelers meeting certain criteria to CDC before arriving in the U.S. and CDC and its ...

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  2. Presidential Memorandum -- Determination with Respect to the Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The White House

    Pursuant to section 404 of the Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008 , as amended, I hereby determine that it is in the national interest of the United States: to waive the application of the prohibition in section 404 of the CSPA with respect to Rwanda, Somalia, and Yemen; to waive in part the application of the prohibition in section 404 of the CSPA with respect to the Central African Republic to allow for provision of International Military Education and Training ; to waive in part the application of the prohibition in section 404 of the CSPA with respect to the Democratic Republic of the Congo to allow for provision of IMET, nonlethal Excess Defense Articles, the issuance of licenses for direct commercial sales of U.S. origin nonlethal defense articles, Peacekeeping Operations assistance, and support provided pursuant to section 1208 of the National Defense Authorization Act for ... (more)

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  3. Ebola outbreaks in Senegal and Nigeria now under control, CDC saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Los Angeles Times

    ... according to the CDC. The total number of deaths is 3,091. An outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, which has so far sickened 70 and killed 42, is said to be unrelated to the larger West African outbreak, according to the WHO. ...

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  4. Republic of Congo expels another journalist from the countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | CPJ Press Freedom Online

    The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns Congolese authorities' decision to expel a Cameroonian journalist from the country. Elie Smith, who was attacked in his home in September, is the second journalist whom authorities have expelled from the Republic of Congo in a week.

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  5. Argentina Accuses Judge of 'Harassment' in Ongoing Debt FightRead the original story

    Tuesday | Common Dreams

    ... on Friday. "The precedent in this case will hurt developing countries like Grenada and the Democratic Republic of the Congo." Griesa's rulings have been highly criticized in Argentina by both the government and the citizens. In the capital of Buenos ...

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  6. RWANDA : Poor preps blamed for dismal Zone V showRead the original story

    Tuesday | Basketball in Africa

    ... trophy. Egypt and Uganda will represent the region in Tunisia. Egypt also qualified for the 2015 All Africa Games in Congo Brazzaville. Rwanda will miss Fiba Afrobasket finals having participated at the previous four editions since 2007. In the ...

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  7. Q&A: Veteran Volcano Climber on the Allure, Danger of Japan's "Holy MoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | National Geographic

    Mount Nyiragongo, an active volcano in the Virunga Mountains of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, has one of the largest known lava lakes . On Saturday, September 27, at 11:52 a.m. local time, a cloud of ash, toxic gases, and rock erupted from 10,062-foot Mount Ontake , Japan's second highest volcano, killing at least 36 people and injuring approximately 60 more.

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  8. Investec Downgrades Zanaga Iron Ore Co to SellRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... Company's flagship asset is its 50% less one share interest in the Zanaga Iron Ore Project located in the Republic of Congo, also commonly known as Congo-Brazzaville. Receive News & Ratings for Zanaga Iron Ore Co Daily - Enter your email address ...

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  9. Africa: Major Producers Threatened As More African Countries See Oil BoomRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | AllAfrica.com

    Nigeria could face threats of being overtaken by other producers if the World Bank's proposed African Gas Initiative in Angola, Cameroon, Congo, Gabon and Cote d'Ivoire, continues to go forward. Though the African reserves are currently dominated by Nigeria, Algeria and Libya, which collectively accounted for almost 72 percent of the region's reserves in 2013, large gas finds in particularly Mozambique and Tanzania could turn these countries into a force to reckon with in the global energy industry.

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  10. Lack of Accountability Fuels Gender-Based Violence in IndiaRead the original story

    Tuesday | Inter Press Service

    ... Bureau (NCRB). This is higher than the average daily number of rapes reported in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, which currently stands at 36. Sexual violence is particularly on the rise in conflict areas, experts say, largely due to a lack of ...

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  11. Is there a Possibility that Dinosaurs are Still Alive?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Buzzle.com

    ... most talked-about creature, alleged to be a sauropod. Several expeditions were sent to the region around Lake Tele in Congo, the place where the creature was sighted by local tribes. Solid evidence like a proven sighting, DNA, or any relic ...

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  12. Afrobasket here we comeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Monitor

    Basketball. Next year's Afrobasket will be played in Tunisia and Cameroon while the All Africa Games are set for Congo Brazzaville Ugandan basketball has finally arrived at the continental high table.

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  13. CDC Ebola update, September 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Crofs Blogs

    ... disease (EVD) in Senegal. The case is in a man from Guinea who traveled to Senegal. a The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has reported cases of Ebola. These cases are not related to the ongoing outbreak of Ebola in West Africa. For ...

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  14. Katanga Mining Week in the DRC: crucial industry meeting with expo and technical workshopsRead the original story

    Monday Sep 29 | BroadcastNewsroom

    ... and mining companies of the DRC" says Nicole Smith, we also attract companies and investors from South Africa, Zambia, Congo Brazzaville and France, participating in the increasing globalisation of the region." The exhibition will showcase the ...

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  15. Congo, Republic ofRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2014 | State Department

    The Republic of the Congo is a developing nation in Central Africa. The official language is French, and Lingala, Kikongo, and Kituba are also widely spoken.

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  16. Pope Francis' hat sells for almost A 70,000 on Ebay in charity auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | The Independent

    ... then gave it to a charity to auction it on Ebay to raise money for humanitarian work in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Within two days, bids had reached a 80,000 (A 63,000) and the holy hat was eventually sold for a 89,050 (A 69,560) on ...

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  17. Africa: In Summit-Level Meeting, Ban Announces Review of UN 'Blue Helmet' OperationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | AllAfrica.com

    ... by a wide variety of challenges, from protecting civilians from sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to combatting extremism in Mali. "Peacekeeping is under greater strain than it has ever been," Mr. Biden cautioned. "We are ...

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  18. Why we weren't ready for EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | New Scientist

    ... 1976. How? My lab received a blood sample from a Belgian nun who had died in Zaire (now the Democratic Republic of the Congo). She was diagnosed with yellow fever, but when we isolated the virus, it didn't look like anything we knew. Under the ...

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  19. Congo-Kinshasa: DRC - Just This Once, Joseph Kabila Should Listen to His OppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | AllAfrica.com

    ... He is slightly more than halfway through his second term in office, and the constitution of the Democratic Republic of Congo unequivocally states that this will be his last. Presidents can serve a maximum of two terms, and Kabila has already had ...

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  20. Pioneering Anthropologist, Prolific Teacher, DiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | Harvard Crimson

    ... students. The Texas-born scholar studied indigenous people in Botswana, hunter-gatherers in Democratic Republic of the Congo, and baboons in Kenya. Scholars in the field, who taught with or studied under him said DeVore was one of the founders of ...

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