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  1. Diamond Smuggling Thrives in CARRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Diamonds.net

    ... in millions. High taxes on diamonds -- 12 percent compared with 3.25 percent in neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo -- led to about 30 percent of the sparkling stones being smuggled to Cameroon or Sudan's Darfur region, according to the ...

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  2. Republic of Congo: IMF Staff Concludes VisitRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | International Monetary Fund

    ... chaired on the IMF side by African Department Deputy Director Anne-Marie Gulde-Wolf. "In recent years, the Republic of Congo benefited from high oil prices. Government spending doubled between 2010 and 2013. This provided support for economic growth ...

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  3. Metals used in high-tech products face future supply risksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | R & D

    ... (a significant fraction of tantalum, used widely in electronics, comes from the war-ravaged Democratic Republic of the Congo). The researchers also analyzed how recycling rates have evolved over the years and the degree to which different industries ...

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  4. What Jonathan's Administration did not realise - APCRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Vanguard

    ... or not it is a global pariah. Mr. Grenell has worked for clients in Iran, Kazakhstan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Somalia, among others. This is the man that was sold to the Nigerian public as a former American Envoy to con them into ...

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  5. Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | United Nations

    ... government armies listed by the UN because they recruit and use children: Afghanistan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Myanmar, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan and Yemen. Six of them have signed action plans with the UN to move forward with ending ...

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  6. 'Heat-beater' beans could protect staple food as planet warmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Medical News Today

    ... countries of Nicaragua, Haiti, Brazil, and Honduras, while in Africa, Malawi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo would be the most vulnerable, followed by Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya. Many of the new heat-beater beans are crosses between ...

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  7. New Millennium Announces Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2014Read the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Sys-Con Media

    The following review of the Company's financial performance is based on the audited Consolidated Financial Statements and Management's Discussion and Analysis for the year ended December 31, 2014, which have been filed on the SEDAR website at www.sedar.com . The Financial Statements have been prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards.

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  8. Bishop condemns killing of priest, persistent violence in Democratic Republic of CongoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Catholic World News

    Bishop Theophile Kaboy Ruboneka of Goma, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, has condemned the killing of a Catholic priest there as an "abominable, abhorrent, and infernal act." In a letter to the apostolic nuncio, Bishop Ruboneka decried that the February 25 murder of Father Jean-Paul Kakule, and pointed to a pattern to violence against the Church in the African country.

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  9. Human Parvovirus 4 Infection among Mothers and Children in South AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    ... with that reported from other settings in sub-Saharan Africa, including Burkina Faso, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and a previous cohort of HIV-infected persons in South Africa ( 5 ). Although routes of transmission in Africa remain to be ...

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  10. Multidrug-Resistant Salmonella enterica Serotype Typhi, Gulf of Guinea Region, AfricaRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2015 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    ... Gulf of Guinea in Africa, including Nigeria ( 7 ), Ghana ( 8 , 9 ), Togo ( 10 ), and the Democratic Republic of the Congo ( 11 ). During 1999-2003, a British surveillance system reported a prevalence of 19% (49/421) for MDR Salmonella Typhi isolates ...

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  11. Journalists detained, beaten in Democratic Republic of CongoRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2015 | CPJ Press Freedom Online

    The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo to respect the right of journalists to do their work without fear of arrest or harm. On Sunday, police detained about 30 individuals at a pro-democracy gathering in the capital, Kinshasa, according to news reports .

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  12. All Africa Games: Meteors off to Mozambique for Saturday's qualifierRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    ... eliminate the defending Black Meteors champions to advance to the 2015 All Africa Games to be staged in Brazzaville, Congo September 4 to 19. "National U23 Olympics team and Executive members travelling to Maputo ahead of 2015 Olympics qualifies ...

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  13. World Health Organization Taps UAB Graduate to Evaluate Global Ebola ResponseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Newswise

    ... Muyembe-Tamfun, director-general of the National Institute for Biomedical Research, Democratic Republic of the Congo; Dr. Carmencita Alberto-Banatin, independent consultant and adviser on health emergencies and disasters, the Philippines; Professor ...

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  14. Senegal Leader Plans Vote on Shorter Presidential TermRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Voice of America

    ... February 2017, he added. Several long-standing African leaders are approaching term limits. In Democratic Republic of Congo, President Joseph Kabila has failed to win support for legal reforms to extend his rule, while in neighboring Congo Republic, ...

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  15. All hands on deck: Doctor answers call to work on largest Ebola epidemic in historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Stanford

    ... were and who had contact with them," Hsu said. In 2014, Hsu was invited to work in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to help control the spread of Ebola. "Many people don't know that the CDC doesn't enter countries uninvited. It's not like ...

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  16. Senegal's Sall says to "set an example" in Africa by reducing termRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | AlertNet

    ... February 2017, he added. Several long-standing African leaders are approaching term limits. In Democratic Republic of Congo, President Joseph Kabila has failed to win support for legal reforms to extend his rule, while in neighbouring Congo ...

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  17. John Boehner Calls On Hillary Clinton To Hand Over Email Server To Third PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Switched

    ... Women in Peace and Security to Dr. Denis Mukwege (C), founder of Panzi Hospital in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, with Georgetown University President John DeGioia (R) at Georgetown University February 25, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by ...

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  18. Congo releases U.S. diplomat captured in raidRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | New York Daily News

    Sunday's detentions come at a time of rising tension in Congo, where some fear President Joseph Kabila is attempting to prolong his time in power after his term ends next year.

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  19. .com | DRC intelligence agents arrest activists in GomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | News24

    Goma - Congolese intelligence agents detained at least 10 people in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday as they attempted to protest against arrests of pro-democracy activists in the capital two days ago, witnesses and an intelligence agent said on Tuesday. The arrests, following the detentions on Sunday, come at a sensitive time in Congolese politics.

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  20. SXSW: Son of the CongoCan basketball star Serge Ibaka go home again?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... who got out: the lucky native son who escaped his war-torn homeland for the unimaginable riches of the NBA. Son of the Congo , directed by Adam Hootnick for Grantland/ESPN, follows Ibaka on a return journey to his native Brazzaville to visit and ...

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