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1 min ago | 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.

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1 hr ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Train crash kills over fifty people in Democratic Republic of Congo

This picture taken on November 8, 2006 shows a commuter train carrying Congolese people in Kinshasa.

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2 hrs ago | News24

Dozens killed as train derails in DRC

Officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo say a freight train has derailed in the country's southeast, killing at least 30 people.

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6 hrs ago | Reuters

UPDATE 1-At least 50 killed in Congo train crash -sources

More than 50 people were killed in a train crash in Democratic Republic of Congo's Katanga province, a provincial minister said on Wednesday.

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9 hrs ago | 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.

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13 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

Lundin Mining to Release First Quarter 2014 Results Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Telephone Conference to be held on Wednesday, April 30, at 08:00am Eastern Time , 14:00 Central European Time , 05:00am Pacific Time announces that the report for the first quarter period ended March 31, 2014 will be published after the close of the trading day in Toronto on Tuesday, April 29, 2014.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

EurekAlert!

Inserm and the Institut Pasteur identify a new variant of Ebola virus in Guinea

Performed in less than a month, sequencing of the complete genome and subsequent phylogenetic analysis show that the virus present in Guinea forms a clade that is distinct from strains previously identified in the Democratic Republic of Congo and in Gabon.

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NewsBlaze

Ebola Zaire Found in Guinea and Liberia

If you didn't know that first word it might sound merely like some exotic place to travel, but ... Ebola is a scary disease.

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AllAfrica.com

Congo-Kinshasa: Mob Violence Rife in DRC's Ituri District

The near absence of any effective policing in the northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo district of Ituri, Orientale Province, is fuelling mob violence which has seen about 100 people killed and 1,500 houses torched in the past year, according to local civil society groups.

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AlertNet

Uganda says Islamist rebel leader has fled eastern Congo

Democratic Republic of Congo military personnel patrol against the Allied Democratic Forces and the National Army for the Liberation of Uganda rebels near Beni in North-Kivu province, December 31, 2013.

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AlertNet

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.

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The Toronto Star

Congolese refugees 'interviewed' in Canada by officials they fled from

The federal government allegedly paid for a cross-Canada trip by officials from Congo - a country known for its human rights abuses - to “interview” Congolese nationals facing deportation to their homeland.

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Walta Information Centre

The Nile River is a symbol of cooperation and collaboration: Dr. Tedros Adhanom

The Nile River is one of Ethiopia's main natural resources, and one of the most important.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

United Methodist Church

United Methodists remember missionary's legacy

In 2006, Tshala Mwengo, an Africa University graduate from the Democratic Republic of Congo, took part in missionary training with the United Methodist Board of Global Ministries.

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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.

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AllAfrica.com

Congo-Kinshasa: Surge in Demand for China

"China has experienced double-digit growth for the last five years. Their economy is as strong as it's ever been.

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KAUZ

Congo grants first batch of amnesties to ex-rebels

The U.S. government must publicly disclose in redacted form secret papers describing its legal justification for using drones to kill citizens suspected of terrorism overseas, because President Barack Obama and... The U.S. government must publicly disclose in redacted form secret papers describing its legal justification for using drones to kill ... (more)

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In-depth Africa

Faith and health care in Africa: a complex reality

It's time to move past overly simplistic arguments surrounding Catholics and condoms, and make an effort to understand the real and very complex contributions of faith-based health providers across Africa.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Suria

C. Africa's 'sandfishers' fear for...

Sinclair and his comrades have long dived deep into the Oubangui river to dig up sand for the building industry in Central African Republic, but months of conflict have brought near despair.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Best of New Orleans

'Beachbum' Berry's tiki bar to open in Bienville House hotel in the French Quarter

Jeff "Beachbum" Berry, who will be opening his new bar Latitude 29 in the French Quarter this fall, this week released "Total Tiki," a tropical drinks app.

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