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  1. Active mobile money accounts stand at 103 million globallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | GhanaWeb

    ... were already more registered mobile money accounts than banks accounts in Cameroon, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Kenya, Madagascar, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. In 2014, Burundi, Guinea, Lesotho, Paraguay, Rwanda, the ...

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  2. Congo-Kinshasa: Hilton Worldwide Announces First Hotel in DRCRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    HILTON Worldwide, said to be the world's fastest growing hospitality company, has announced the signing of a franchise agreement with Africa Hospitality Investments to open a full-service hotel in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The DoubleTree by Hilton Kinshasa - The Stanley is located in the bustling capital city, marking the arrival of Hilton Worldwide to one of Africa's largest urban areas.

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  3. Maternal health: Ebola's lasting legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NatureNews

    ... in Zaire in 1976, 73 of 82 infected pregnant women died. In a 1995 outbreak in Kikwit, Democratic Republic of the Congo, researchers observed that all but one of 15 pregnant women treated at one hospital died. Such samples are too small to say ...

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  4. Emwazi father says no proof his son is 'Jihadi John'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Vision

    ... with the White House over Iran''s nuclear ambitions.... Thousands of women staged a march for peace in the Republic of Congo's capital Brazzaville Sunday as pressure builds over mooted constitutional changes that would pave the way for the president ...

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  5. Protests over police killing of homeless manRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Vision

    ... with the White House over Iran''s nuclear ambitions.... Thousands of women staged a march for peace in the Republic of Congo's capital Brazzaville Sunday as pressure builds over mooted constitutional changes that would pave the way for the president ...

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  6. New report published on companiesandmarkets: Democratic Republic of the Congo Refinery marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PR-inside.com

    The report provides complete analysis into the congo refining industry amidst the rapid developments in the recent past. All key trends, drivers and challenges of investing/ entering/ operating in the industry are detailed.

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  7. Innovative Anti-poaching in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | CFR.org

    ... services have embraced the use of trained dogs. Groups in Kenya , South Africa , and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have begun using dogs to aid in anti-poaching operations. The most popular breeds tend be bloodhounds and ...

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  8. Wondering What to Do After Graduation? The White House Has a New IdeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Teen Vogue

    ... of political strife. Let Girls Learn will expand existing efforts in countries like the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Liberia to strengthen educational opportunities for girls. So where do you come in? Let Girls Learn is partnering with the ...

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  9. sean_sullivanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Washington Post

    ... up his tenure at the State Department as a special envoy for the Great Lakes Region and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Many Democrats are hoping he will challenge Johnson. Johnson unseated Feingold, a liberal favorite, in 2010. Democrats see ...

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  10. ABB solution to enable improvement of power supply in Malawi Network...Read the original story

    Tuesday | Electric Energy Online

    ... with systems installed in South Africa, Lesotho, Malawi, Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. ABB has partnered ESCOM for several power infrastructure projects over the years.The company's ability to provide both ...

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  11. Russ Feingold's return to Wisconsin could signal Senate bidRead the original story

    Tuesday | USA Today

    Former Democratic senator Russ Feingold is returning to Wisconsin and will travel the state extensively in what some expect could be a precursor to a bid for Senate in 2016. Feingold has been working at the State Department as a special envoy to the Great Lakes region of Africa and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, but he is leaving that post this week.

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  12. Congo-Kinshasa: After UN-Kinshasa Fallout, Operations Against FDLR Begin in Eastern DRCRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | AllAfrica.com

    In early January 2015 joint operations between UN combat troops and Congolese soldiers against rebels who refused to disarm in eastern DRC were announced, repeatedly, as being imminent. The Congolese army - the FARDC - and MONUSCO's Force Intervention Brigade shared "a high level of preparedness and team spirit," according to MONUSCO head Martin Kobler, who described operations against the FDLR as "upcoming".

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  13. High-level int'l conference on Ebola held in BelgiumRead the original story

    Tuesday | Xinhuanet

    Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma, Congo's President Denis Sassou Nguesso, Belgian Queen Mathilde, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini pose for photos prior to a high-level international conference on Ebola, in Brussels, capital of Belgium, March 3, 2015. More than 9,500 people were killed and 24,000 others were infected in west Africa by Ebola, according to the World Health Organisation .

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  14. South Africa: Electricity Woes Will Be 'Distant Memory'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | AllAfrica.com

    ... the Southern African Development Community and 15 000 MW from the Grand Inga Project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Last year Cabinet ratified the treaty on the Grand Inga Project between South Africa and the DRC which paves the way ...

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  15. Liberia calls for Ebola 'Marshall Plan' to rebuild economiesRead the original story

    Tuesday | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... Brussels that rebuilding economies devastated by the outbreak is a long-term and costly task. Photo: Virginia Mayo, AP Congo President Denis Sassou Nguesso, center, arrives for a conference on Ebola at the Egmont Palace in Brussels on Tuesday, March ...

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  16. Thai men come up short in 1st scientific penis-length studyRead the original story

    Tuesday | Bangkok Post

    The enduring question now has a scientific answer: 13.12 centimetres in length when erect, and 11.66 cm around, according to an analysis of more than 15,000 appendages around the world. The country coming in first on the tape-measure was the Democratic Republic of the Congo with an average length of 7.1 inches.

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  17. Glencore takes $1.1-billion charge on commodity pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Globe and Mail

    ... half of the $1.1 billion impairment stemmed from a pause in the development of iron ore projects in Mauritania and Congo Brazzaville as prices plunged. "These (iron ore assets) were inherited from Xstrata. We didn't spend too much money and rightly ...

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  18. Children of failed asylum seeker are put into careRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Blackpool Today

    ... into local authority care following family court litigation. The 34-year-old man, from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, has a "significant" criminal record, spent time in prison and immigration detention, and has been made the subject of a ...

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  19. Donor darlings are political, not scientificRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | EurActiv.com

    ... It is important not to forget that in 1962 - only a little over 50 years ago - the Democratic Republic of the Congo was still called the Belgian Congo. After a tumultuous decolonisation process, development aid to former colonies was a precarious ...

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  20. Satellite data suggests forest loss is acceleratingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | AlertNet

    ... of annual net forest area loss, but still saw a steady increase due to cutting primarily in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Madagascar. The U.N.'s Forest Resource Assessment reported during the same time period that there was a 25 percent ...

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