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1 hr ago | AlertNet

Seleka to sign ceasefire, drops call for C.African Republic split

A Seleka fighter drinks tea during a break from patrolling in a village, close to the border of the Democratic Republic of Congo June 10, 2014 REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic BRAZZAVILLE/DAKAR, July 23 - Central African Republic's mainly Muslim Seleka rebels will sign a ceasefire with 'anti-balaka' Christian militia on Wednesday, having dropped their ... (more)

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5 hrs ago | Examiner.com

2014 ENnies interview #6: Imaginary Empire

This interview is part of a series of focusing on candidates in the running for the 2014 ENnie Awards.

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9 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Uganda: Govt Courts Indian Bank to Develop Namanve

Government is courting the Export Import Bank of India to help develop the Namanve industrial park - a move that could revive business prospects in a park that has stalled for more than 10 years.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Korean News

Regional On-line Seminar on Kim Il Sung and Independent Development of Africa Held

There took place a regional on-line seminar on President Kim Il Sung and independent development of Africa on July 8. Displayed in the main venue of the seminar in Kinshasa of the DR Congo was the portrait of the smiling President.

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KWWL-TV Waterloo

Dubuque family asks Iowans to help bring adopted kids home

Mike and Erin Peat of Dubuque are urging Iowans to participate in a nationwide White House call-in day on Wednesday to help bring adopted children like the Peats' children home.

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AlertNet

Congo repels attack on military base in capital

Gunmen attacked a major military base in Democratic Republic of Congo's capital, Kinshasa, on Tuesday but the government said the situation had been quickly brought under control.

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The Wichita Eagle

Assailants attack Congo military camp in capital

Spokesman Lambert Mende told The Associated Press on Tuesday afternoon that the situation was in control after reports of heavy gunfire near the Tshatshi military camp in Kinshasa.

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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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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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Mon Jul 21, 2014

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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SanLuisObispo.com

Cal Poly adopts student's resolution on conflict minerals

Cal Poly’s president has signed off on a resolution pledging the university will purchase products using conflict-free minerals whenever available.

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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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Sys-Con Media

Alphamin Resources Corp.: Suspension of Drilling Activities as a...

Alphamin's management team are currently in discussions with Senior Government Officials in Kinshasa to better understand the Government's strategy that will allow the Company to operate in a peaceful environment without recurring security risks as per Law No 007/2002 of July 11, 2002 relating to the Mining Code of DRC.

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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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Vancouver Sun

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

Christopher, 18 months old, was wearing the blue T-shirt his Alberta family had sent in a care package to the Democratic Republic of Congo, a tiny pair of khakis, and sandals so big he wobbled when he walked.

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Mother Jones

Armed With a Backpack Studio and a Plane Ticket,...

In Goma, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, fences as far as the eye could see were topped with barbed wire.

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Time

Things Fall Apart: Masculinity and Violence in Congo

Last month, as the UK held the first-ever global summit aimed at ending sexual violence in conflict zones, Pete Muller was asked to present his portraits of Congolese women who had been victims of such crimes and, in some cases, have spoken out against their assailants.

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New Vision

Uganda alert after Ebola reports in DRC

By Raymond Baguma Ugandan health experts are monitoring neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo where suspected cases of Ebola have been reported.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Crofs Blogs

The virus detective who discovered Ebola in 1976

Nearly 40 years ago, a young Belgian scientist travelled to a remote part of the Congolese rainforest - his task was to help find out why so many people were dying from an unknown and terrifying disease.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Athens to become home to increasing number of refugees

Athens-Clarke County this year will begin welcoming an increasing number of refugees fleeing conflict in their native lands for a new home in the U.S. The Atlanta office of the International Rescue Committee plans to open a sub-office in Athens by end of the year, and hopes to begin resettling refugee families in Athens as soon as October.

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