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News on Congo continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

2 hrs ago | AlertNet

UNHCR renews call on donors to support Central African Republic ...

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.

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

6 hrs ago | News24

.com | Delay in trial of DRC's alleged coup plotters

Those people who are anti-transformation and anti-justice have created a "Mandela" to hide behind in order to protect what they have, writes Esethu Hasane .

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

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Resource Investing News

Zinc and Agriculture a Winning Combination

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 .

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Zinc, Supplement, World News, Africa

State Department

Press Releases: Appointments of Mary Robinson as UN Special Envoy for ...

The Secretary welcomes the appointment of Mary Robinson of Ireland as the UN Special Envoy for Climate Change.

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

United Nations

Impunity leads perpetrators to continue child rights violations in DR Congo - " UN report

Child soldiers guard a road near Bunia, Ituri region, Democratic Republic of the Congo .

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UPI

Eni to explore opportunities offshore 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.

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Related Topix: World News

Edmonton Journal

Boy lost in limbo: Couple pleads with government to help retrieve adopted African child

Down to her last four kilograms of green tomatoes just four days into the Taste of Edmonton festival, chef Danielle Majeau posted a frantic plea on Twitter.

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

News24

.com | CAR peace talks open in Congo

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's closest ally has reportedly praised the country's war veterans leader Joseph Chinotimba who led the 2000 controversial farm invasions.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, Central African Republic, Denis Sassou-nguesso

Sun Jul 20, 2014

AlertNet

CAR refugees dying in Cameroon hospitals

REFUGEES fleeing violence in the Central African Republic are continuing to die in significant numbers after reaching the relative safety of Cameroon, reports children's charity Plan International.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Serologic Surveillance for West Nile Virus in Dogs, Africa

To the Editor: West Nile fever is caused by the West Nile virus , a mosquito-borne member of the genus Flavivirus .

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, France, World News, Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Senegal,

The Motley Fool

Funding War: U.S. Companies Disclose Conflict Mineral Use

This article was written by Oilprice.com -- the leading provider of energy news in the world.

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Related Topix: Africa, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Senator Corker, Colleagues Urge President Obama To Personally Engage On Congolese Adoption Delays

In a letter to President Barack Obama, U.S. Senator Bob Corker , ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, joined 167 members of Congress in asking the president for his "personal engagement to resolve over 900 international adoption cases of Congolese children who either have been or are in the process of being adopted by American ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Barack Obama, Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News, Africa, Joseph Kabila, Senator Rob Portman

AlertNet

A promising new tool for ending impunity for sexual violence

UNHCR special envoy, actress Angelina Jolie, speaks at a United Nations Security Council meeting on women, peace, security, and sexual violence in conflict at UN HQ in New York June 24, 2013.

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

AllAfrica.com

Africa: "Paradigm Shift' Boosts Congo Peace Prospects

I walked into the State Department just over a year ago to take on my new role of U.S. Special Envoy for the African Great Lakes Region and the Democratic Republic of the Congo .

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DFW Catholic

Key challenges to African family polygamy, gender priest reveals

Vatican City, Jul 18, 2014 / 06:19 am .- Representatives from the Pontifical Council for the Family gathered in the Congo with over 40 bishops last week to discuss the state of families in Africa, highlighting both strengths and challenges they face.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Wedding

Medical News Today

UNAIDS report shows that 19 million of the 35 million people living...

A new report by UNAIDS shows that 19 million of the 35 million people living with HIV globally do not know their HIV-positive status.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Africa

Counterpunch

Fact-Checking "Fact Check Argentina"

In 2001, Argentina defaulted on its national debt. More than 90% of lenders subsequently agreed to restructuring deals that allowed the country to exchange new bonds for the defaulted ones at a significant loss for the creditors.

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Related Topix: Cayman Islands, Central America, World News, Africa, Journalism, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Thu Jul 17, 2014

United Nations

Ban appoints Algerian diplomat Said Djinnit as envoy for Great Lakes region

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon with new Special Envoy for the Great Lakes region, Said Djinnit .

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

Diamonds.net

JA, NRF Host Responsible Gold Sourcing Discussion on July 27

Jewelers of America and the National Retail Federation will cohost a discussion on the values associated with responsible sourcing of gold, particularly from areas such as the Great Lakes region of Africa.

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

Daily Echo

A rare Okapi calf has been born at Marwell Zoo.

The forest-living relative of the giraffe was born to mum, Dumela and dad, Shomari and is an important addition to the European Endangered species breeding Programme .

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