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"The quality of the ore at Namoya is not in question. The metallurgy and grade are as expected," commented Banro board chairman Richard Brissenden.
The signing on Wednesday comes after heavy pressure from regional mediators and only one day after the Seleka Muslim rebels failed to show up for the second day of talks.
On Tuesday, after a rocket struck about a mile from Israel's Ben Gurion International Airport, the FAA prohibited U.S. airlines from flying to or from the airport for up to 24 hours.
"The rebels attacked our camp. We had to make a run for it. The government troops who were supposed to be guarding us ran too.
Border Patrol agents stationed in South Texas are the busiest in the country, arresting tens of thousands of children illegally crossing the border without their parents and thousands more families with children.
The U.S. and Egypt sought Tuesday to find an end to two weeks of bloodshed in the Gaza Strip, and officials raised the possibility of restarting stalled peace talks between Israel and Palestinian authorities as a... The U.S. and Egypt sought Tuesday to find an end to two weeks of bloodshed in the Gaza Strip, and officials raised the possibility of ... (more)
Newark's police department will undergo independent monitoring after a three-year federal investigation released Tuesday found what it called "a pattern of unconstitutional policing" that included excessive use... Newark's police department will undergo independent monitoring after a three-year federal investigation released Tuesday found what it ... (more)
Unidentified gunmen attacked a major military base in Democratic Republic of Congo's capital, Kinshasa, on Tuesday but the government said the situation had been quickly brought under control.
Cindy Nichol hugs her son, not yet two-year-old Christopher, on the last day they were together in December 2013 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Peace talks between Central Africa's sectarian rivals were suspended Tuesday after the ex-rebel Seleka group failed to show up less than a day before the deadline of a deal.
As the outflow of mostly Muslim refugees continues from the Central African Republic, many severely weakened, UNHCR and 16 other agencies providing life-saving relief are today calling on donors to increase their funding support for programmes in neighbouring host countries.
Zinc prices have been on a tear lately, with London Metal Exchange zinc for three-month delivery reaching an impressive 35-month high of $2,325.50 per metric ton just last week .
The Secretary welcomes the appointment of Mary Robinson of Ireland as the UN Special Envoy for Climate Change.
Child soldiers guard a road near Bunia, Ituri region, Democratic Republic of the Congo .
Eni Chief Executive Officer Claudio Descalzi signed an agreement with the Congolese government in Brazzaville to pursue new initiatives in an area ranging from the coast to deep offshore waters.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 01:07 am
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