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8 hrs ago | Crofs Blogs

Ebola: An Africa without Africans?

Lucie Lecomte has sent the link to a thoughtful article in Senegal's Sen24heures .

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Related Topix: Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News, Africa, Guinea-Bissau, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

12 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Congo, Africa, World News, Democratic Republic of the Congo

16 hrs ago | 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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19 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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Related Topix: Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News, Africa, Congo

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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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Congo, Africa, World News, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Sat Aug 30, 2014

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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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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Related Topix: Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News, Congo, Africa

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Independent

British woman 'held captive in Congo to cure her of being gay'

Emily Dugan is social affairs correspondent for The Independent, i and Independent on Sunday.

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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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Newkerala.com

13 die of Ebola in DRC

A total of 13 people, including five doctors, died of Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo , the country's Minister of Public Health Felix Kabange told Xinhua Friday.

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AllAfrica.com

Angola: Angola Repatriation - Antonio Returns Home After 40 Years in DR Congo

Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo - When Antonio last stood in his home village of Kwilu, Angola was a colony of Portugal on the verge of becoming independent.

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Related Topix: Congo, Africa, World News, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Thu Aug 28, 2014

CPJ Press Freedom Online

CongoNews editor held without charge after criticizing archbishop

An editor from the Democratic Republic of Congo has been held by police without charge for a week in connection with libel allegations over a column published in the privately owned bi-weekly CongoNews , according to local journalists and news reports.

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Related Topix: Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News, Africa, Journalism, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Infection Control Today

Ebola Virus Disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo Reported to WHO

On Aug. 26, 2014, the Ministry of Health for the Democratic Republic of Congo notified the World Health Organization of an outbreak of Ebola virus disease in Equateur Province.

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AllAfrica.com

Congo-Kinshasa: Kabila Eyes Lifetime Presidency and Must Be Given a Way Out

Current events in the elite politics of the DRC should be of great concern for those who follow developments in the country.

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Related Topix: Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News, Congo, Africa, Joseph Kabila

Tue Aug 26, 2014

AlertNet

WHO shuts Sierra Leone lab after worker infected with Ebola

A woman walks past an isolation ward set aside for Ebola related cases at the Kenyatta National Hospital in the capital Nairobi August 19, 2014.

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AllAfrica.com

Congo-Kinshasa: Information Ministry Bans 61 Newspapers

Reporters Without Borders calls on the information ministry to rescind two new decrees, one on 18 August declaring 75 newspapers defunct for failing to publish for the past three years, and one on 20 August banning 61 other newspapers on the grounds that they have no legal existence.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

WXII 12 Winston-Salem

DR Congo confirms two new cases of Ebola

The Democratic Republic of Congo is reporting new Ebola cases in a northern town, sparking fears that the deadly virus is expanding far beyond West Africa.

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Examiner.com

Toshiba's Tomodachi and Gabriela Clossick

In August of this year, a young girl - Gabriela Clossick - a resident of Coral Gables and senior in high school at Our Lady of Lourdes Academy, participated in 2014 Toshiba's TOMODACHI Science & Technology Leadership Academy.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Straits Times

Congo says its first Ebola cases are unrelated to West Africa epidemic

Residents, who are in an Ebola quarantine area, complain to a security officer as they wait for their relatives to bring them food and essentials, in West Point, Monrovia in Liberia on August 23, 2014.

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SFGate

Scientists Who Discovered Ebola Almost Caused A Disaster: 'It Makes Me Wince Just To Think Of It'

When Ebola first arrived in Europe on Sept. 29, 1976, the vials of the virus were carried from Zaire, now the Democratic Republic of the Congo, in a shiny blue thermos on a passenger flight.

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