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1 hr ago | IndyMedia

Banks and Investors Challenge Predatory Funds Solutions Fall Short of Comprehensive Prote

The International Capital Market Association , a group of banks and investors, released a new debt framework this morning aimed at reducing the ability of predatory funds and holdout investors to undermine debt restructuring.

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9 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Angola: Angola Repatriation - Antonio Returns Home After 40 Years in DR Congo

Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo - When Antonio last stood in his home village of Kwilu, Angola was a colony of Portugal on the verge of becoming independent.

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9 hrs ago | Cross Roads News

African diplomat lobbies for Ebola drug, supplies

Former District 1 Commissioner Elaine Boyer is free on $25,000 bond after being charged with federal mail and wire fraud on Aug. 26 As the Ebola virus rages on unchecked in West Africa, an Atlanta-based diplomat is urging the United States to send shipments of the experimental drug Zmapp and other emergency aid to Liberia.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Liberia, World News, Africa, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Emory University, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Thu Aug 28, 2014

In-depth Africa

The United Nations special envoy for the Great Lakes Region received at the African Union

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, August 27, 2014/African Press Organization / - The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union , Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, met with the newly-appointed United Nations Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region, Said Djinnit, on 26 August 2014, at the AU's headquarters in Addis Ababa, as he begins his new mission in the ... (more)

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Reuters

World Bank cuts Rwanda's 2014 growth forecast

The World Bank has cut its 2014 growth forecast for Rwanda, blaming delayed spending on energy and transport and a slowdown of credit growth to the private sector.

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IOMA

SEC's Conflict Minerals Regulations: Lessons Learned and A Look Ahead

The Securities and Exchange Commission's rules impose disclosure and due diligence requirements on publicly-traded companies that manufacture products containing certain minerals designated as "conflict minerals."

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Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, World News, Africa, Georgetown (Washington, DC)

Wed Aug 27, 2014

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Workshop Aims to Boost Africa's Defences Against Ebola

Two midwives in Ebola protective gear supplied by UNFPA hand over a newborn to her mother at the Star of the Sea Clinic in West Point, Monrovia, Liberia.

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Science

WHO reports Ebola deaths in DRC

International aid organizations, already stretched to the limit by the biggest Ebola outbreak on record, are facing a second, probably unrelated cluster of cases in the Democratic Republic of the Congo .

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AllAfrica.com

Congo-Kinshasa: Kabila Eyes Lifetime Presidency and Must Be Given a Way Out

Current events in the elite politics of the DRC should be of great concern for those who follow developments in the country.

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

ScienceBlogs

DR Congo #Ebola Outbreak [Greg Laden's Blog]

We can now be pretty sure that the Ebola outbreak in the DR Congo is not an extension of the West African outbreak.

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

Tue Aug 26, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Central Africa: Security Council Press Statement On Democratic Republic of Congo, Great Lakes Region

On 7 August, the members of the Security Council heard briefings by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Head of the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo , Martin Kobler, the outgoing Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for the Great ... (more)

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

Ekklesia Daily News

Flight restrictions hamper ability to battle Ebola, UN cautions

The United Nations yesterday cautioned against flight restrictions into and out of Ebola-affected countries in West Africa, saying such limitations were preventing the transport of critically-needed health workers and supplies, as well as contributing to economic and diplomatic isolation of the region.

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

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Crofs Blogs

Ebola in Liberia: Congolese medical team arrives

A five man medical team from the Democratic Republic of Congo has arrived in Liberia with a pledge to help Liberia in its fight against the deadly Ebola Virus Disease.

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

AllAfrica.com

Congo-Brazzaville: Congo Brazzaville 2014 Budget Reviewed Downwards

Parliament in Congo Brazzaville last week passed a new budget for the 2014 financial year after the government realised that the former projections could no longer be attained as a result of falling oil revenue sequel to a reduction in production.

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AllAfrica.com

Congo-Kinshasa: 'No Connection Between Ebola Deaths and West Africa Outbreak'

Felix Kabange Numbi said Sunday that samples from two of eight people in the country tested positive for the virus.

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Related Topix: Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News, Africa, Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Voice of America

British Ebola Patient Arrives at London Hospital

Police escort a Royal Armed Forces ambulance carrying a British man infected with the Ebola virus after he was flown home on a C17 plane from Sierra Leone, at Northolt air base outside London, August 24, 2014.

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Umukino

Rwanda appeal hearing set for Aug. 27

THE BOARD OF APPEAL in the Confederation of Africa Football has set August 27 as the day when they will meet to discuss on Rwanda's appeal over their disqualification from the Orange Africa Cup of Nations-Morocco 2015 qualifiers.

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The New Zealand Herald

Ebola outbreak traced to toddler's contact with infected fruit bat

The largest-ever outbreak of Ebola was triggered by a toddler's chance contact with a single infected bat, a team of international researchers have concluded after a major investigation of the origins of the deadly disease now ravaging Guinea, Liberia, Ivory Coast and Nigeria.

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SFGate

Scientists Who Discovered Ebola Almost Caused A Disaster: 'It Makes Me Wince Just To Think Of It'

When Ebola first arrived in Europe on Sept. 29, 1976, the vials of the virus were carried from Zaire, now the Democratic Republic of the Congo, in a shiny blue thermos on a passenger flight.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Belgium, Epidemic, Natural Disasters,

PR-inside.com

Banro Corporation (BAA) - Company Profile and SWOT Analysis: New...

World Market Intelligence strictly follows a standardized research methodology to ensure high levels of data quality and these characteristics guarantee a unique report.

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