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Energy: Cabinet okays DRC inga treaty

THE CABINET has approved a treaty signed with the Democratic Republic of Congo to begin development of the Grand Inga hydropower project that will eventually cost $100 billion and generate 40 000 megawatts of electricity.


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

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Northern Miner

Banro finds 'relief' in new financing plan

Banro recently announced a large financing plan to improve its liquidity and ability to bring Namoya, its second gold mine in the Democratic Republic of the Congo , to full production.


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


Polio: Mutated virus breaches vaccine protection

Thanks to effective vaccination, polio is considered nearly eradicated. Each year only a few hundred people are stricken worldwide.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Africa, World News, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Crofs Blogs

DR Congo sends five Ebola experts to help in Liberia

The Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo has announced it will dispatch a five-man professional medical team to Liberia to help the fight against the deadly Ebola Disease.


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

Wed Aug 20, 2014

National Geographic

As Ebola Crisis Spreads in West Africa, Liberia's Deterioration Stands Out

A health worker disinfects a corpse in an Ebola isolation ward, once a primary school, in Monrovia, Liberia, last week.


Related Topix: Liberia, Africa, World News, National Geographic, Tradewest, Video Games, Africa, Nigeria Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Travel, South Africa Travel

Fox News

US families, Congolese orphans in limbo as African government halts adoptions

Henry's adoptive mother Sherri Smetana of Austin,Texas, intends to go back to the DRC in September and will not leave until her son gets an exit letter.


Related Topix: Austin, TX, World News, Africa, Joseph Kabila


5 Amazing Facts About Congo's Mount Nyiragongo Lava Lake

Mount Nyiragongo is an active stratovolcano located inside Virunga National Park, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.


Related Topix: Africa, Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters

Business Insurance

Alliant releases annual report on political risks in oil and gas frontier markets

Alliant Emerging Markets, a unit of Alliant Insurance Services Inc., has released its ranking of political risks in important oil & gas frontier markets, the Frontier Energy Risk Index.


Related Topix: Newport Beach, CA, Equatorial Guinea, World News, Africa

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The London Free Press

Rwanda offers magical encounter with endangered gorillas

The sun sets over Lake Burera near Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda, one of the few places on earth where people can see mountain gorillas in their natural habitat.


Related Topix: Rwanda, Africa, Home Gardening, Home


This week from AGU: Long-term ecological research, predicting cholera outbreaks

Imagine if we had the ability to track how a wide range of ecosystems was responding to global changes in real time.


Related Topix: Cholera, Health, World News, Africa, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Mail on Sunday

The lake made of LAVA: Daredevil photography reveals incredible...

Two shot and 31 arrested as violence descends on Ferguson for a NINTH night: State trooper hits out at 'violent agitators' using demonstrations to commit crimes as town resembles a war zone Yoga instructor, 36, plunges to his death as he rock climbs in Yosemite - just hours after proposing to girlfriend on a mountain peak 'I only have two to three ... (more)


Related Topix: Photography, Arts, Fitness, Yoga, Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News, Africa


Eagles now to face Congo

Nigeria's Super Eagles will now host Congo in Calabar in the 2015 Afcon qualifiers after initial opponents Rwanda were disqualified from the qualifying series.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Nigeria, Life, Fruits, Food

PhysOrg Weblog

Mutant poliovirus caused Republic of Congo outbreak in 2010

In 2010, a polio outbreak in the Republic of Congo resulted in 445 confirmed cases, of which 47% were fatal.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

American Thinker

Ground-breaking medical research millions choose to reject

Dr. Leslie Lobel is an Israeli virologist conducting cutting edge research on a cure for Ebola -- a cure he believes is three to five years away.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Banro Announces Financing Plan and Certain Senior Management Changes

The financing plan includes the closing of a US$35.5 million liquidity backstop facility today with investment funds managed by Gramercy Funds Management LLC, and the signing of a memorandum of understanding with a private gold group for a US$41 million gold forward sale and a US$80 million gold streaming transaction, both of which are targeted to ... (more)


Related Topix: Africa

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Why we should care about the Ebola outbreak in Africa

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.


Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, World News, Africa, Opinion

Daily Times

Half of pre-term babies born in hospitals miss out on life-saving drug : August 19, 2014,

KARACHI: A new World Health Organisation study reveals that only half of women who gave birth pre-term in hospitals have received steroid injections which prevent death and disability among vulnerable, pre-term newborns.


Related Topix: Africa


Polio Vaccines May Not Always Work

The standard polio vaccine may not always work, as vaccinations didn't prevent polio in people in the Republic of the Congo during an outbreak there in 2010, a new study shows.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Germany


.com | DRC army accused of executing PoWs

Former rebels beaten last November by government and UN troops in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday accused the army of executing 10 prisoners of war.


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

Wall Street Journal

Used-Car Marketplace Carmudi Broadens Africa Footprint

It's been a busy year for Carmudi, a developing-world used-car start-up, and it's about to get busier.


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