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30 min ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | 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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Indybay.org

Banks and Investors Challenge Predatory Funds Solutions Fall Short of Comprehensive Prote

The International Capital Market Association , a group of banks and investors, released a new debt framework this morning aimed at reducing the ability of predatory funds and holdout investors to undermine debt restructuring.

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National Public Radio

The Co-Discoverer Of Ebola Never Imagined An Outbreak Like This

Peter Piot was one of the co-discoverers of the Ebola virus in 1976. "I never thought we would see such a devastating and vast epidemic," he says.

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Brandon Sun

Scientists at Canada's National Lab created, tested the anti-Ebola drug ZMapp

Gary Kobinger works in a mobile laboratory installed by specialists of the National Public Health Agency of Canada, in Mweka, Congo, Friday, Sept.

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Castanet.net

Ebola drug's Canadian roots

Gary Kobinger works in a mobile laboratory installed by specialists of the National Public Health Agency of Canada, in Mweka, Congo, Friday, Sept.

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AllAfrica.com

Congo-Kinshasa: Hope Deferred - Abrupt End to the Katanga Case Fails Victims

On 25 June 2014, the defence team of Germain Katanga, former commander of the Force de rsistance patriotique en Ituri in the Democratic Republic of Congo , withdrew its notice of appeal against his conviction by the International Criminal Court .

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TeleGeography CommsUpdate

Africell DRC poised to launch 3G before end-2014

Fast-growing Congolese mobile operator Africell expects to upgrade its cellular networks with 3G technology before the end of 2014, BizTechAfrica reports, citing a company insider who wishes to remain anonymous.

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