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3 hrs ago | Crofs Blogs

ECDC: CDTR, week 35

This issue covers the period from 24 to 30 August 2014 and includes updates on: As of 26 August 2014, the cumulative number of cases in the four countries - Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone - stands at 3 069, including 1 552 deaths.

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8 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Made in Congo Set for United Solo Festival, 11/5

An epic journey into the heart of Africa! Canadian hit play MADE IN CONGO will have its US premiere as part of the United Solo Theatre Festival on November 5, 2014 at Theatre Row on Broadway.

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11 hrs ago | The Standard

Ebola kills 31 people in DR Congo: WHO

An outbreak of the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed 31 people and the epidemic remains contained in a remote northwestern region, UN the World Health Organization said Tuesday.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Post and Courier

Ice buckets for Ebola?

The Ebola crisis in four West African nations has far outpaced the ability of health organizations to keep up with the deadly disease, which is spreading rapidly.

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AllAfrica.com

Central Africa: Rwandan Rebels Disarm But Future Uncertain

In July 1994, with the RPF was about to win the war against the Habyarimana regime and thus put an end to the genocide, a massive exodus of Hutu refugees took place to Rwanda's neighbours.

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AllAfrica.com

Congo-Kinshasa: Response to 'FSC Puts Business Interests First'

Bonn - Following is a statement by the Forest Stewardship Council International Communications Director Karen Bennett in response to a blog by Greenpeace Senior Campaigner Asti Roesle, ' FSC Puts Business Interests First ', published on 27 August 2014 We appreciate the concerns raised by Greenpeace in its statement published on AllAfrica.com on 27 ... (more)

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AlertNet

MSF 'delighted' by escape of kidnapped nurse in Congo

Soldiers from the Democratic Republic of Congo near the town of Kibumba after fighting broke out in the Eastern Congo town June 11, 2014.

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In-depth Africa

Joint Rwanda-DRC border commission finds most of DRC border inside Rwanda

A joint team of experts from Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo have confirmed the discovery of the seventeen missing border demarcations between the two countries.

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In-depth Africa

UN Special Envoy Djinnit Meets with Congolese Leadership, Reaffirm...

UN Special Envoy Djinnit Meets with Congolese Leadership, Reaffirm Centrality of Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework as Linchpin for Stability and Shared Prosperity in the DRC and the Region.

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Umukino

Rwanda disqualified from Afcon qualifiers, Congo qualify

The appeal filed by Rwanda Football Federation to the CAf Board of Appeal has turned out unsuccessful, according to Rwanda Football Federation.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Raw Story

British lesbian activist escapes after being held by her mother who...

A British lesbian activist has flown home to safety after being held captive by her mother in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, who wanted to "fix" her sexuality.

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KUGN-AM Eugene

Ebola Virus Arrives in Fifth Country During Worst-Ever Outbreak

The Ebola virus arrived in a fifth country this week, after health officials reported that a man with Ebola symptoms showed up at a hospital in Senegal.

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AllAfrica.com

Zambia: 'Porous' Borders Worry Doctors' Association

THE Zambia Medical Association has expressed worry about the increasing number of immigrants amid confirmation of Ebola cases in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo .

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

New Vision

UPDF hails Congo for fighting ADF rebels

The ADF have reportedly been re-organising in the Democratic Republic of Congo after being flashed out of the Rwenzori Mountains.

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Ghanamma.com

Ebola Outbreak: 39 Congolese, Senegalese Immigrants Arrested In Lagos

The foreigners were arrested following a tip-off by some residents of the area over fears of the spread of Ebola virus disease, it was learnt.

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PR-inside.com

"EnerGulf Resources Inc. (ENG) - Financial and Strategic SWOT...

It is associated in acquisition and exploration of oil and gas projects. The company's exploration projects concentrate in Southern and Western Africa.

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New York Daily News

British LGBT activist woman held captive to 'cure' her gayness

A British woman is being held captive in the Democratic Republic of Congo so she can be "cured of gayness", her friends have claimed.

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AllAfrica.com

Congo-Kinshasa: MSF Reinforces Response to DRC Ebola Outbreak in Boende

The lead teams from Mdecins Sans Frontires who arrived in the Boende health zone, in Republic democratic of Congo 10 days ago were bolstered on Wednesday of this week by the arrival of 17 specialists, including doctors, nurses, logisticians, pharmacists, and hygiene and sanitation specialists.

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Mail & Guardian

Ebola 'hysteria' causes discrimination against patients - health dept

Panic surrounding the Ebola virus has affected healthcare workers and has led to the discrimination against patients suspected of being infected.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

News24

.com | DRC court opens new hearing in activist's murder

The Supreme Court in the Democratic Republic of Congo prepared Friday for a new hearing in the 2010 murder by police of the country's most prominent human rights activist, Floribert Chebeya.

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