Congo Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Congo briefly detains U.S. diplomat in raid on activistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | CBS News

    Congo's government spokesman says an American diplomat has been released after being detained in a raid in which journalists and democracy activists were arrested. The diplomat "was found among a group of people that was believed to be in the process of bringing an attack against state security," Lambert Mende said.

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  2. DR Congo detains American diplomat in raid targeting political activistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Fox News

    The Democratic Republic of Congo's security forces detained a U.S. diplomat Sunday in a raid that also targeted journalists and regional democracy activists and accused them of posing a threat to stability, a government spokesman said. The diplomat "was found among a group of people that was believed to be in the process of bringing an attack against state security," Lambert Mende said.

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  3. RPT-Tanzania dreams big with port project at former slave harbourRead the original story

    Monday Mar 16 | Reuters

    ... plant. Plans to upgrade Tanzania's central corridor rail line that connects mineral-rich Democratic Republic of the Congo to the coast are moving slowly. "If you improve only the ports without improving the railway, you are not doing anything," ...

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  4. Analysts have revised oil production forecasts for the Congo...Read the original story

    Monday Mar 16 | PR-inside.com

    Analysts have revised oil production forecasts for the Congo Brazzaville heading into 2015, when a 30% uplift in crude production is forecast.

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  5. Senior AppointmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | PS News

    Ms Leathem previously led the project team responsible for merging 22 existing tribunals into the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal and performing the role of Principal Registrar of the amalgamated tribunal. Suzanne McCourt has been appointed Ambassador to the Republic of Zimbabwe, with non-resident accreditation to the Republic of Malawi, the Republic of Zambia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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  6. Kavango regions rank highest in breastfeedingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | The Namibian

    ... ministry, according to the survey. Geoffrey Bisorborwa, who is a representative of the World Health Organisation in Congo Brazzaville said other factors contributing to the low number of breastfeeding mothers include rural-to-urban migration, work ...

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  7. The Gunman Movie ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | Shockya.com

    ... excitement as the man who shoots the government official in charge of the mines in the "Democratic" Republic of the Congo. Some attempt is made by director Morel in the opening segments to show the savagery at work in the now ten-years' civil war ...

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  8. U.S. diplomat arrested with pro-democracy activists in CongoRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 15 | Reuters

    Security forces in Democratic Republic of Congo arrested a U.S. diplomat along with pro-democracy activists, journalists and musicians on Sunday following a news conference in the capital Kinshasa, a government spokesman and witnesses said. The event was held by activists from Congo, Senegal and Burkina Faso at a cultural center and was attended by around 20 journalists and observers.

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  9. Alliance Trust supremo Katherine Garrett-Cox under siege by US hedge fund Elliott AdvisorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | Daily Mail

    ... branded a 'vulture' by critics for pursuing debts owed by Argentina and other struggling countries including Peru and Congo-Brazzaville, and allegedly profiting from the misery of ordinary citizens. It has taken stakes in a number of UK companies ...

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  10. Searching for answers in death of young Worcester man in CongoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... shortly thereafter - murdered in 1960 as the then 20-year-old was backpacking through the Democratic Republic of the Congo during its early violent throes of independence. Clarinda Higgins never forgot about her cousin, and now has written a book ...

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  11. Sean Penn goes where the 'geriaction' is in 'The Gunman'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | The London Free Press

    ... the tale of Jim Terrier, a "private contractor" who poses as security for an NGO in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, but is actually paid by an oil company to assassinate a government official. Years later, suffering from post-concussion ...

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  12. Tanzania dreams big with port project at former slave harbourRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 15 | Reuters

    ... plant. Plans to upgrade Tanzania's central corridor rail line that connects mineral-rich Democratic Republic of the Congo to the coast are moving slowly. "If you improve only the ports without improving the railway, you are not doing anything," ...

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  13. Ebola Fast FactsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2014 | WMAL-AM Washington

    ... but not in humans. The first human outbreaks occurred in 1976, one in northern Zaire (now Democratic Republic of the Congo) in Central Africa: and the other, in southern Sudan (now South Sudan). The virus is named after the Ebola River, where the ...

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  14. The Democratic Republic of StyleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | BBC News

    ... slightest. As I found out, nearly everyone in Kinshasa loves the Sapeurs. The economy in the Democratic Republic of Congo is growing at a rapid clip. People are getting wealthier. And when people have more money they spend it on more and better ...

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  15. TANZANIA : Tanzania to Participate in Africa Zone Five Basketball ChampionshipsRead the original story

    Friday Mar 13 | Basketball in Africa

    ... in Tunis, Tunisia from August 19-30. Zone 5 women's champions Uganda will compete at the All-Africa Games in Congo Brazzaville from September 5-19 as well as the FIBA Afrobasket Women's Championships in Yaounde, Cameroon from September 24-October 3. ...

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  16. All Africa Games Qualifier: Uganda Kobs Bow out to MozambiqueRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 7 | PressReleasePoint

    ... now qualifies to play Ghana at the next stage of the All Africa Games qualifiers whose finals will be stage in Congo Brazzaville later this year. Ismail Watenga (GK), Joseph Nsubuga, Fred Nkata, Sadat Kyambadde, Ismail Kiyemba Ismail, Keziron ...

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  17. Press Release: IMF First Deputy Managing Director David Lipton Visits ...Read the original story

    Saturday Mar 7 | International Monetary Fund

    Mr. David Lipton, First Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund , visited the Democratic Republic of the Congo during March 5-7, 2015, and issued the following statement at the conclusion of the visit: "I would like to thank Prime Minister Augustin Matata Ponyo Mapon for his hospitality and our fruitful discussions during my visit. I also had the honor to meet Minister of Finance Henri Yav Mulang, Governor of the Central Bank Deogratias Mutombo Mwana Nyembo, members of parliament, and representatives of business and civil society.

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  18. Meet the eight newly-called LDS mission presidents and their wivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 7 | Deseret News

    ... 53, and Ginette Alibay Baehrel, three children, Aix-En-Provence Ward, Nice France Stake: Democratic Republic of the Congo Kinshasa Mission, succeeding President W. Bryce Cook and Sister Karol Cook. Brother Baehrel serves as an area young single ...

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  19. Congo-Kinshasa: Women's Day - Former Kinshasa Cabbie Earns a Crust Feeding Refugees and Aid WorkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | AllAfrica.com

    ... a little over two years ago. Uprooted from a happy life in Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), she and her family had ended up in the North Kivu province town of Butembo in 2012. But she went on the run again in 2013 ...

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  20. Kinshasa adds three giant robots to its police forceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | Examiner.com

    ... the capital city we are referring to here is Kinshasa. That's right, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo now has giant robots guiding its citizens . There have actually been two of the giant robocops on the job for two years, but ...

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