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1 hr ago | New Vision

Drug-resistant malaria spreading fast

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.

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5 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald

Portion of sales at Pizza My Heart to benefit Rising International

MONTEREY >> On Wednesday, July 30, from 4 to 9 p.m. Pizza My Heart at Del Monte Shopping Center in Monterey will donate 30 percent of sales to rising international.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Star Tribune

Minnesota family fights to bring children home from Congo

The Zeidlers' adopted Congolese daughter Amida, 4, is in foster care in Congo while they wait for the country to issue exit letters..

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In-depth Africa

SADC: Africa's energy source

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.

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Vancouver Courier

butterfly

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.

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Iol.co.za

'SacOil may get first producing asset in Nigeria'

SacOil is in talks to buy what could be the South African oil and gas company's first production asset, chairman Tito Mboweni said.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

IndyMedia

Argentina Braces For Default

Argentina is likely to default barring a last-minute breakthrough in negotiations with hold-outs or a court order.

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Daily Monitor

Deportees stranded at border

BUSIA. A group of 27 people who were last week deported from neighbouring Kenya are stranded at Busia Border Post.

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Time

Picturing Ebola: Photographers Chase an Invisible Killer

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.

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Iol.co.za

Come on strong, but effectively

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

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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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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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