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2 hrs ago | AlertNet

UNHCR and partners seeking $US274 million to meet acute needs of...

Geneva, 16 April 2014 - As instability and violence continue to plague the Central African Republic, UNHCR and 14 other humanitarian agencies are asking donors to fund emergency operations in support of the growing number of people who have been fleeing from CAR since December last year.

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Related Topix: Central African Republic, World News, Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

6 hrs ago | Medical News

UTMB experts honored with Lifetime Achievement Award for contributions to study of deadly diseases

The global experts who study the deadliest infectious diseases recognized the contributions of Frederick A. Murphy and Thomas G. Ksiazek, professors at the University of Texas Medical Branch, with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 6th annual International Symposium on Filoviruses.

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Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, World News, Africa, Health

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Feronia Inc. Arable Farming Update

Results from the trial have been positive with mechanised harvesting achieving an average yield of 2.6 tonnes of paddy rice per hectare over the 200 hectare trial site.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Africa, World News, Democratic Republic of the Congo

JD Supra

Circuit Court Largely Rejects Challenges To SEC Conflict Mineral Rules

The SEC largely prevailed in the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals in a suit changing the Rules promulgated by the agency under Dodd-Frank regarding conflict minerals.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Pop/Rock, The Association, World News, Africa

AlertNet

U.N. seeks to locate followers of slain Congo warlord

A Democratic Republic of the Congo soldier stands at an army barrack in the town of Bria April 9, 2014.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Democratic Republic of the Congo,

Daily Monitor

West Nile begins countdown to centenary fete

The main celebrations are planned to take place in Arua District next week, and will encompass cultural shows, an educational symposium, among others.

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Related Topix: World News, Uganda, Africa, South Sudan

SBWire

Congo, Dem. Rep. Mining Report Q2 2014 - New Market Report

The Democratic Republic of the Congo's vast mineral resources will continue to attract international interest, given the country's huge untapped and high-grade reserves.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Market Wire

Delrand Announces Private Placement Financing

Delrand Resources Limited announces that it proposes to carry out a non-brokered private placement of 2,000,000 common shares of the Company at a price of Cdn$0.075 per Share for proceeds to the Company of Cdn$150,000.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Mon Apr 14, 2014

AlertNet

Congo militia leader "Morgan" surrenders - government

A Democratic Republic of the Congo soldier stands at an army barrack in the town of Bria April 9, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Joseph Kabila

Forbes.com

The Ultimate Bragging-Rights African Adventure: Gorilla Tracking In Congo With Asia To Africa Safaris

No matter how wide the beaten path gets, there's still someone who wants to venture off it-but to do so in style.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Republic of the Congo Travel,

Fri Apr 11, 2014

TeleGeography CommsUpdate

Cable compendium: a guide to the week's submarine and terrestrial developments

Work on the Congolese portion of the Central African Backbone is expected to start in June 2014, with the deployment expected to last 18 months, ahead of a January 2016 launch.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Travel, Republic of the Congo Travel, New Zealand Travel, Pacific Travel, Scotland, New Zealand Travel

CNN

Ebola Fast Facts

Here's some background information about Ebola , a virus with a high fatality rate that was first identified in Africa in the 1976.

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Related Topix: Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Groong

20 Years After The Genocide In Rwanda: Lessons Learned And Unlearned

Politics by BAN Ki-moon Today in the Central African Republic, government and community leaders are struggling to help the country find the path of peace.

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Related Topix: Rwanda, Africa, Central African Republic

New Vision

Govt, human rights activist clash over status of Kampala ref......

By David Lumu and Damali Kisakye Government and human rights activists have clashed over the status of urban refugees.

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The Globe and Mail

Exploration suffers as copper miners axe costs, cut debt

A worker at the Chemaf copper and cobalt processing plant in Lubumbashi, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Xinhuanet

DR Congo's Nyamulagira volcano likely to erupt next week: expert

The Nyamulagira volcano is currently in highly intense activity that can lead to a blowout in the coming days of next week, said an expert Thursday in Goma, a city in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, Africa, World News, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Thu Apr 10, 2014

State Department

Collected Department Releases: FY 2014 Funding Opportunity...

Proposal submission deadline : Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. noon EDT. Proposals submitted after this deadline will not be considered.

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Jurist

Congo militia leader appeals ICC conviction

Katanga, the alleged commander of the Patriotic Resistance Forces in Ituri, an armed militia group from the Ituri region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo , was convicted [JURIST report] by the ICC last month on four counts of war crimes and one count of crimes against humanity.

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PRLog US Entertainment

Liberation Film Series presents Lumumba at The Wright Museum

Apr. 10, 2014 - DETROIT -- The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History's Liberation Film Series presents a free screening of Lumumba , the true story of the rise to power and brutal assassination of the formerly vilified and later redeemed Prime Minister of the independent Congo, Patrice Lumumba.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Michigan State University, Detroit, MI

EurekAlert!

Name of new weakly electric fish species reflects hope for peace in Central Africa

This is an image of Petrocephalus boboto , new species, with its electric organ discharge below.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Oceanography, Science, Cornell University

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