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1 hr ago | Foreign Policy

When an Activist Falls in the Rain Forest Does It Make A Sound? - By Will Potter

In the days before he was gunned down in the doorway of his home in the Brazilian Amazon, environmental activist and union leader Chico Mendes knew he was a marked man.


Related Topix: Activism, Africa

5 hrs ago | Kansas City InfoZine

Democratic Republic of the Congo Travel Warning

With ongoing instability and violence in North and South Kivu, northeastern Orientale, and northern and central Katanga province, the Department's ability to provide consular services to U.S. citizens in these regions of the DRC is extremely limited.


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

6 hrs ago |

Republic of the Congo oil market: Latest market analysis presented

Congo Brazzaville Oil Markets, 2013 - This profile is the essential source for top-level energy industry data and information.


Related Topix: Africa, World News,

Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Ecologist

WWF: UK oil company must quit Virunga Park

Following the shooting of Virunga's chief warden last week, WWF is calling on UK oil company Soco International PLC to pull out of the Park and respond to allegations made in a new documentary premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival.


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

Market Wire

Delrand Closes Private Placement Financing

Delrand Resources Limited announces that, further to its April 15, 2014 press release, it has closed 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.


Related Topix: Africa

United Nations

UN in DR Congo pledges support, good offices to upcoming polls

During a visit at the Independent National Electoral Commission , Special Representative of the Secretary-General Martin Kobler also stressed the need for elections to be properly funded and planned.


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

New Scientist

Congo's fragile forests watched over with online map

THE Democratic Republic of the Congo is home to the second largest tropical forest on Earth.


Related Topix: Africa, Agriculture, Science, Science / Technology

SW Radio Africa

Trade Fair kicks off to a bad start

The Southern Eye said 'intermittent' power cuts rocked the opening day leaving some exhibitors wondering whether Zimbabwe was serious about attracting foreign investment.


Related Topix: World News, Zimbabwe, Africa, Denis Sassou-nguesso

The Tufts Daily

Editorial | Kagame visit should not go without scrutiny

The lecture was so popular that tickets for the event were gone within an hour of their public release.


Related Topix: Rwanda, Africa, Opinion

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Prince George Citizen

Toward justice

What does this mean? If we look at the history of the world, there has been a great deal of injustice.


Related Topix: Africa, Opinion

JD Supra

DC Circuit Court of Appeals Upholds Conflict Minerals Disclosure...

Last week, the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia issued its long-awaited opinion relating to legal challenges to the Securities and Exchange Commission's conflict minerals disclosure rules.


Related Topix: District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, World News, Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo


Refugee and citizens share danger and generosity in Burundi

BUJUMBURA, Burundi, April 22 - The flood waters that swept through the capital of Burundi this year did not distinguish between citizens of Burundi and the thousands of urban refugees living among them.


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

The Globe and Mail

PM to meet new Quebec premier in courtesy call

Liberal leader Philippe Couillard responds to questions following the leaders' debate Thursday, Thursday, March 20, 2014 in Montreal.


Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News, Stephen Harper, Africa

Boston Herald

Heslam: 'It's the world's marathon now'

Laura Trevelyan's work as an anchor for the BBC's World News Channel has taken her to Darfur, Northern Ireland and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.


Related Topix: Africa, SWAT, Entertainment, Television, Opinion

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Zimbabwe: Bulawayo Comes Alive As ZITF Kicks Off

THE 55th edition of the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair kicks-off in Bulawayo Tuesday with a number of local and foreign exhibitors participating.


Related Topix: Africa, World News, Zimbabwe, Africa Travel, Travel, Zimbabwe Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Mali Travel, South Africa Travel

Foreign Affairs

Congo: The Epic History of a People

A major critical and popular success in Belgium, this sweeping history of Congo begins during the precolonial era and brings readers all the way up to the current era of warlords and civil war.


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

Angola: Police Detain 37 Foreign Citizens for Illegal Prospecting of Diamonds

The National Police detained throughout the week 37 foreign citizens who were involved in illegal prospecting of diamonds in the central Bi Province, ANGOP has learnt.


Related Topix: World News

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Daily Mail

American parents heartbroken as Congolese government refuses to...

One hundred years of crime: Incredible forensic images dating back decades unearthed for the first time from secret LAPD archive Easter morning horror as girl, 16, is killed by neighbor who 'drunkenly' crashed his car through her bedroom at 80MPH as she slept Jodi Arias claims she got hepatitis C from shot in jail and claims she's being denied ... (more)


Related Topix: Prison, Keller, TX, World News, Africa

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Independent

Who tried to kill the man who protects the Congo gorillas?

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Rwanda, Prison, Kenya,

Keller family fights for adoptive children to be released from Congo

The pictures, which they carefully place in frames and put on the mantel, give the Keller couple a glimpse into their children's lives halfway around the world, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn, Senator Ted Cruz, Representative Roger Williams, US House of Representatives