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4 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Come on strong, but effectively

FEMALE genital mutilation. Rape. Prostitution. Child labour. Coming out. Bullying.

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4 hrs ago | Film Threat

2014 Toronto International Film Festival Announces Documentary,...

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.

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5 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

Young Ghanaian entrepreneurs to benefit from US

Scores of young Ghanaian entrepreneurs are to benefit from a number of initiatives to be introduced by the United States of America.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

Peterborough: Home away from homeland

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.

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ABC News

How Ebola Emerged Out of the Jungle

Origin of the disease The first reported case of the deadly virus came in 1976 and it is named after the Ebola River in the Democratic Republic of Congo which was where it was discovered.

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Iol.co.za

DRC plotters argue in SA court

Members of a rebel Democratic Republic of Congo group, accused of plotting to overthrow President Joseph Kabila's government while in South Africa, are challenging the validity of local foreign military assistance legislation.

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AllAfrica.com

Congo-Kinshasa: Empowering Sexual Violence Survivors By Enforcing Reparations

Before a sexual violence survivor in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has her day in court, she must surmount many obstacles.

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AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Ebola - Arik Air Suspends Flights to Liberia, Sierra Leone

Arik Air yesterday said it had suspended flight operations to Liberia and Sierra Leone following the death last week, of a Liberian, Mr. Patrick Sawyer, of the dreaded Ebola disease, even as it advised that all inbound flights into Nigeria from any of the Ebola affected countries be immediately suspended by the Federal Government.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Canada.com

Hundreds of butterflies released to raise funds for Congo orphanage

Before it was the Commonwealth Games, it was the Empire Games, and Vancouver was the site 60 years ago this week.

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The Jackson Sun

Families urge resumption of adoptions from CongoFamilies urge...

With the president of Congo coming to Washington for a U.S.-Africa summit, hundreds of frustrated American families are hoping he can be persuaded to Families urge resumption of adoptions from Congo With the president of Congo coming to Washington for a U.S.-Africa summit, hundreds of frustrated American families are hoping he can be persuaded to ... (more)

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New Vision

DR Congo's insect cuisine: nutritious and delicious

In Kinshasa's Gambela market shoppers can find insects for every occasion -- from unctuous white weevil larvae for fancy dinners to crispy caterpillars and snacky termites that stick in your teeth.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Boston.com

James Brown on the screen was something to see

Famously, James Brown took the stage to a litany of nicknames: the Godfather of Soul! Soul Brother Number One! The Hardest Working Man in Show Business! But the best one of all might have been the one you've heard the least: Butane James.

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The Spokesman-Review

Guest opinion: Time in Congo offers voting lessons - Sat, 26 Jul 2014 PST

Events of the past few years in several states have given me the unnerving feeling that I have seen this before.

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Journalgazette.net

Ivy Tech opens path to better life for refugees

If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette.

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Live Science

Bonobos Invade 'Planet of the Apes'

Brian Hare is an associate professor of evolutionary anthropology at Duke University, and Vanessa Woods is the author of " Bonobo Handshake " .

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

In-depth Africa

Mumba Calls on PF to Help Luapula Fuel Shortages

Movement for Multiparty Democracy President Nevers Mumba has challenged the ruling Patriotic Front to immediately sort out the perpetual fuel shortages in Luapula Province.

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Switched

70 Percent Of Child Sex Trafficking Victims Are Sold Online: Study

In 2014, buying a child for sex online can be just as easy as selling your old couch or posting an updated resume.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Families urge resumption of adoptions from Congo

In this June 18, 2014 photo provided by Alana Carroll, Canaan, left, and Neema, two Congolese boys who have been adopted by Justin and Alana Carroll of Jefferson City, Tenn., pose for a photo in Kinshasa, Congo.

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The Washington Post

Families urge resumption of adoptions from Congo

In this June 18, 2014 photo provided by Alana Carroll, Canaan, left, and Neema, two Congolese boys who have been adopted by Justin and Alana Carroll of Jefferson City, Tenn., pose for a photo in Kinshasa, Congo.

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Sys-Con Media

Alphamin Receives Strong Support from the Government of the...

Construction of the mine at Mpama North is scheduled to commence in 2016. As announced July 21st, 2014, Alphamin's management team held meetings with the Regional Minister of Mines and the Office of the Prime Minister in Kinshasa, the capital city of DRC.

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