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  1. Ben Affleck back on Capitol Hill, offers Congo progress reportRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    Actor Ben Affleck, left, and Microsoft founder Bill Gates talk before a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs on Capitol Hill, March 26, 2015. Affleck was appearing on behalf of his Eastern Congo Initiative and Gates on behalf of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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  2. Frontier Services Group Reports Full Year Revenue of HK$310 MillionRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Business Wire

    Delivered Strong Topline Growth - Generated more than HK$310 million in consolidated revenue in the first full year of operations in the aviation and logistics businesses; Expanded Operations - Completed investment in Phoenix Aviation Limited and announced acquisition of a ground transportation business in the Democratic Republic of the Congo; Enhanced Board of Directors - Added three highly qualified, independent non-executive members, represented by Dr. Harold O. Demuren, Admiral William J. Fallon, USN and Professor Lee Hau Leung; Augmented Executive Leadership - Added key team members, including Captain Peter Phillips, USN as Chief Operating Officer and Charles Thompson as Chief Financial Officer; Increased Employee Base - Reflecting the acceleration of our business and the expansion of our service platform to meet the growing needs of our customers, added more than 200 employees to ... (more)

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  3. Security Council renews DR Congo Mission, reduces troop numbers by 2,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Big News Network.com

    ... today renewing for 12 months the mandate of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and endorsing recommendations made in the Secretary-General"s report on the strategic review of the mission. Among ...

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  4. UWINEZA v. HOLDERRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | FindLaw

    ... war broke out in that country. She and her family fled to a refugee camp in what is now the Democratic Republic of the Congo. After the war, they returned to Rwanda. Uwineza's parents' property was confiscated and they relocated to the capital. In ...

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  5. Ghana FA Presidential aspirant Ofeibea Ramatu makes cash and products donation to Black QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Ghanamma.com

    Ghana FA Presidential aspirant Ofeibea Ramatu donated GHS 10,000 and other items to the Black Queens ahead of their return leg All Africa Games qualifier against Zimbabwe. Ghana hold a slim 2-1 advantage secured in the home leg of the qualifying tie towards the games to be staged later this year in Congo Brazzaville.

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  6. Ben Affleck back on Capitol Hill, offers Congo progress reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Los Angeles Times

    ... (Lauren Victoria Burke / AP) Ben Affleck made his way back to Capitol Hill on Thursday to testify on behalf of Eastern Congo in front of the Senate Appropriations Committee. The Oscar winner, who was joined by wife Jennifer Garner and philanthropist ...

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  7. Babies Are Being Abducted, Raped, And Returned To Their Village In The CongoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | ThinkProgress

    Girls as young as 18 months are being abducted from their homes, raped, and then returned to their families in a rural community in a village in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Officials at the Panzi Hospital in the province of Sud-Kiva have tracked dozens of cases of sexual violence against children under the age of 10 in and around the village of Kivumu.

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  8. Sexual Violence Against Congolese Infants Is on the RiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Ms. Magazine

    When I first began working to combat mass atrocities in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo , I was a recovering academic. I had left a PhD program at the Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies with an MA, all-but-dissertation, driven by a desire to leave theory behind and work practically to combat the crimes I read about daily in Sudan, Congo and elsewhere.

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  9. UN cuts DR Congo peacekeeping force by 2,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Al Jazeera

    President Kabila had sought a cut of 6,000 troops and a commitment to shut down UN peace operations in the near future [AFP] The UN Security Council has voted to cut 2,000 troops from the UN peacekeeping force in the Democratic Republic of Congo despite calls from the country for a bigger drawdown. The 15-member council unanimously adopted a resolution that provides for the troop cuts in the 20,000-strong MONUSCO force, the UN's biggest peace operation.

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  10. Group led by UW scientist develops whole virus Ebola vaccineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... a rare and deadly disease first discovered in 1976 near the Ebola River in what is now the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Ebola has claimed more than 10,000 lives in a current outbreak in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. Symptoms include fever, ...

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  11. UN Approves Cutting Congo Peacekeeping Force by 2,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | ABC News

    The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved a resolution Thursday that cuts the U.N. peacekeeping force in Congo by 2,000, a far smaller reduction than what Congo President Joseph Kabila has wanted. The resolution defies Kabila's wish that the U.N.'s largest peacekeeping force shrink by at least 7,000.

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  12. United Nations (Ap) -- The U.N. Security Council has unanimously...Read the original story

    Thursday | WTOV9

    The U.N. Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution that cuts the U.N. peacekeeping force in Congo by 2,000, far less than President Joseph Kabila wanted. The resolution approved Thursday defies Kabila's wish that the U.N.'s largest peacekeeping force shrink by at least 7,000.

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  13. 'Gunman shoots blanks'Read the original story

    Thursday | Collegio

    ... again. In the film, Jim Terrier (Penn) is a mercenary and "security guard" working in the Democratic Republic of the Congo protecting non-government organization workers from rebels. Terrier meets Annie (Trinca), a doctor working for an NGO he has ...

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  14. UN cuts 2,000 troops from DR Congo peace forceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Peninsula

    The UN Security Council on Thursday voted to cut 2,000 troops from the UN peacekeeping force in the Democratic Republic of Congo despite calls from Kinshasa for a bigger drawdown. The 15-member council unanimously adopted a resolution that provides for the troop cuts in the 20,000-strong MONUSCO force, the UN's biggest peace operation.

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  15. Not good enough: No Ghanaian club in CAF top 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Ghanamma.com

    ... African Champions' League sit atop the rankings by more than 600 points from second placed, Esperance du Tunis with DR Congo giants, TP Mazembe competing the top 3. A total of 14 countries have clubs in the list of top 30 clubs in Africa with ...

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  16. U.N. Security Council Focuses on Children as Victims of Armed GroupsRead the original story

    Thursday | Inter Press Service

    ... by parties to armed conflicts. Among the speakers, Junior Nzita, an ex-child soldier in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, brought to light the harsh realities of growing up as a child soldier. Speaking to the Council, Nzita said, "We had to ...

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  17. Verifone Mobile Money and MTN Announce Agreement to Deliver Retail...Read the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | ThomasNet

    ... Botswana, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Cyprus, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Guinea Republic, Iran, Liberia, Nigeria, Republic of Congo (Congo-Brazzaville), Rwanda, South Africa, Sudan, South Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Uganda, Yemen and Zambia. Visit us at, ...

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  18. Congo-Brazzaville: Swiss Oil Trading Company Philia and the National Oil CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | AllAfrica.com

    An investigation conducted by the Berne Declaration has revealed how Philia, a Swiss trading company, has been profiting at the expense of the Congo oil refinery, Coraf. Coraf is managed by the President's son, Denis Christel Sassou Nguesso, who is a close friend of Philia's sole shareholder, Jean-Philippe Amvame Ndong.

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  19. UN discusses children in armed conflictsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NHK World

    ... the armed groups from involving children in combat. A man who was abducted, aged 12, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo spoke about his experiences. He said he was sent to the frontline and forced to kill and loot. He vowed to dedicate the rest ...

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  20. Conflict Minerals Rule Still Facing ChallengesRead the original story

    Wednesday | Resource Investing News

    ... tin , gold and tungsten used in their products may have originated from the conflict-ridden Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The majority of the rule's terms were implemented after a US appeals court denied a request by industry groups to ...

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