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  1. Opportunistic Infections: What HIV's Past Can Teach Us About Dealing With Ebola's PresentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Kos

    ... a similar, even more deadly outbreak near the Ebola River in northern Zaire (now the Democratic Republic of the Congo) that the virus got its moniker. That outbreak, which is believed to have been brought directly to Zaire by someone infected in the ...

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  2. United States Deeply Concerned by DRC's Expulsion of MONUSCO Human Rights OfficerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | State Department

    The United States is deeply concerned by the decision of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Government to expel the Director of the United Nations Joint Human Rights Office in the DRC because of a report the UNJHRO released alleging serious violations by some members of the DRC security forces that resulted in 9 deaths and 32 enforced disappearances. We strongly urge the DRC Government to reverse its decision.

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  3. Extremely Rare White Rhino Dies in Kenya-His Kind Nearly ExtinctRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | National Geographic

    ... subspecies got caught up in political turmoil in Sudan, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Uganda, and its numbers quickly dwindled because of poaching and habitat loss. (Related: " Why African Rhinos Are Facing ...

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  4. Champions APR ready to defend crownRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Umupira

    ... 1-0 in the finals. Ndoli sustained a knee injury during the 2015 Africa Nations Cup qualifier, first leg held in Congo Brazzaville. He is set to undergo an operation in Algeria before the end of this month. The military side brought back its loaned ...

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  5. The Politics of EbolaRead the original story

    Monday | WauwatosaNOW.com

    ... fever first discovered in 1976 and named after a river in northern Zaire now the Democratic Republic of the Congo. I have observed that at the behest of their handlers the professional political class is exceedingly adept at frightening people. In ...

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  6. Public affairs officer in Republic of Congo says shea s proud of her Milford rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Milford Mirror

    Vanessa Rozier talks to students at Jonathan Law High School about her job as public affairs officer for the U.S. Embassy in Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo. Jonathan Law High School graduate Vanessa Rozier, currently the public affairs officer for the U.S. Embassy in Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo, visited her alma mater last week and told students she is proud of her Milford roots.

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  7. In Burundi, UN envoy lauds role of women, youths in bringing peace to Great LakesRead the original story

    Monday | United Nations

    Following his visit last week to Burundi, where he met with the country's President, Pierre Nkurunziza, as well as key political figures and other civil society stakeholders, Said Djinnit, the Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for the Great Lakes Region, expressed his commitment to ensuring a regional peace through the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework, and by working with its 13 signatories. Established on 24 February 2013, the PSC Framework is a diplomatic push aimed at ending the recurring cycles of conflict and violence that have regularly afflicted the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo and the wider Great Lakes region for the past 17 years.

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  8. Compassion urged as 43 in Dallas end Ebola monitoringRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Town Talk

    ... ola virus, which is not related to the outbreak in West Africa, has killed 49 people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. As of Oct. 17, 2014.

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  9. What Does It Mean for an Ebola Outbreak to End?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | TIME.com

    ... outbreaks. In 1995, there was an Ebola outbreak in the country then called Zaire (today's Democratic Republic of the Congo); it was declared clear on Aug. 25 of that year. The New York Times reported at the time : The World Health Organization ...

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  10. Ebola advisory sent to Connecticut state employeesRead the original story

    Monday | Washington Times

    In an alert sent to Department of Transportation employees, workers were urged to avoid nonessential travel to Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia - countries designated with a Level 3 warning. Workers who've visited Level 2 countries, including Republic of the Congo, are urged to practice enhanced travel precautions.

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  11. Your letters: Limit travelRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Evening Sun

    In order to prevent letting more people in to the U.S. with Ebola, we need to suspend issuing entry visas to non-U.S. citizens coming from the affected countries in Africa and restrict air travel to and from those countries. The countries to focus on are Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone, which the CDC reports are seeing wide-spread transmission of the disease and the Democratic Republic of the Congo where there were 31 cases of Ebola in September according to the World Health Organization.

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  12. Vanessa Rozier Visits With Jonathan Law StudentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Patch.com

    ... explaining exactly what her role is in her job as the Public Affairs Officer for the U.S. Embassy in the Republic of Congo. Fascinating. After presenting what day-to-day life is like in Congo, Vanessa told the group about her early years here in ...

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  13. Hong Kong Airport Introduces Ebola QuestionnaireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Mashable

    ... will include those from Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone and travelers from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Passengers showing symptoms of the illness or who have had contact with Ebola patients will be referred to the Infectious Disease ...

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  14. WHO says Nigeria's Ebola outbreak overRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | USA Today

    ... ola virus, which is not related to the outbreak in West Africa, has killed 49 people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. As of Oct. 17, 2014.

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  15. Leonardo DiCaprio produces gorilla documentary for NetflixRead the original story

    Monday | Corks 96fm

    The 'Wolf of Wall Street' actor has teamed up with the subscription TV service to create 'Virunga', a documentary that explores a gorilla preservation at the Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the movie-documentary follows a group of park rangers who are trying to protect the endangered primates from poachers, and the superstar environmentalist has overseen some very ''gripping'' footage.

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  16. PA Resources AB: PA Resourcesa Nomination Committee for the AGM 2015Read the original story

    Monday | 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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  17. PA Resources' Nomination Committee for the AGM 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | GlobeNewswire

    ... 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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  18. The maths of Ebola's death marchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Trinidad Guardian

    ... fluids. Countries that have experienced outbreaks since it first appeared in Zaire (now the Democratic Republic of the Congo, near the Ebola River, hence its name) include Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan, Uganda, Gabon and ...

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  19. Ebola and you: three facts you should know about this diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Examiner.com

    ... Ebola was initially discovered in 1977 near the Ebola River in what's known now as the Democratic Republic of the Congo. For almost three decades, Ebola has been largely contained on one continent. A major reason why Ebola cases arise mainly in ...

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  20. DR Congo: Head of UN Mission Condemns Deadly Rebel AttacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Scoop

    A MONUSCO APC is greeted by FARDC soldiers on their way back from the front line in the Beni region of the DRC where the UN is backing the FARDC in an operation against ADF militia. Photo: MONUSCO/Sylvain Liechti 16 October 2014 - The top United Nations official in the Democratic Republic of the Congo today condemned a recent upsurge in deadly attacks in the eastern territories linked to the Allied Democratic Forces rebel group.

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