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Adoption advocates from around the world are hopeful that an African summit that convenes in Washington on Friday will help bring an estimated 350 orphans home from the Congo.
A story is told of how the children of the late president of Zaire now the Democratic Republic of Congo daily flew from Zaire to France to attend classes.
Besides Sierra Leone, which the worst affected, the virus has spread to other West African countries like Liberia, Guinea and Nigeria Ebola virus disease is a severe, often fatal illness, with a death rate of up to 90%.
Obama meets with members of Congress on foreign policy Thursday in the Cabinet Room of the White House.
GOMA, Democratic Republic of the Congo - Maria crosses what is left of her legs and leans back against the wall of her UNHCR-issued tent.
Drug-resistant malaria parasites are now firmly established in border regions in four Southeast Asian countries, imperilling global efforts to control the disease, experts warned on Wednesday.
The Zeidlers' adopted Congolese daughter Amida, 4, is in foster care in Congo while they wait for the country to issue exit letters..
Joseph Ngwawi Features Correspondent The SADC region is poised to become a major continental source of energy if current plans to boost generation capacity are implemented.
Charles Tupper secondary student Joshua Yu, 15, holds one of the 350 painted lady butterflies he bred for Sunday's mass release at Sixth and Main.
Argentina is likely to default barring a last-minute breakthrough in negotiations with hold-outs or a court order.
BUSIA. A group of 27 people who were last week deported from neighbouring Kenya are stranded at Busia Border Post.
Locals watch workers with Doctors Without Borders as they disinfect after leaving a private clinic, where they've been working to combat the spread of the Ebola virus, Teldou, Guinea, July 10, 2014.
FEMALE genital mutilation. Rape. Prostitution. Child labour. Coming out. Bullying.
The Toronto International Film Festival's 2014 documentary programme presents a diverse collection of international works through the lens of both veteran filmmakers and newcomers.
Earlier this month, Tim and Caitlin Selby met Wetu, a 41/2-year-old Congolese boy, for the first time when the Peterborough couple visited Kinshasha, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 01:40 am
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