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22 hrs ago | 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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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Iol.co.za

DRC: World Bank backs Inga dam

The World Bank will support the Democratic Republic of Congo's plans to build the Inga 3 hydroelectric dam to narrow the power shortage in the country.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Angola: Georges Chikoti Returns Home From Kinshasa

The minister of Foreign Affairs, Georges Chikoti, arrived on Saturday in Luanda, from Cape Town City, South Africa, and Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo .

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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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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Boston.com

James Brown on the screen was something to see

Famously, James Brown took the stage to a litany of nicknames: the Godfather of Soul! Soul Brother Number One! The Hardest Working Man in Show Business! But the best one of all might have been the one you've heard the least: Butane James.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Families urge resumption of adoptions from Congo

In this June 18, 2014 photo provided by Alana Carroll, Canaan, left, and Neema, two Congolese boys who have been adopted by Justin and Alana Carroll of Jefferson City, Tenn., pose for a photo in Kinshasa, Congo.

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Deseret News

American families hope president of Congo will lift suspension, allow adoptions

In this June 18, 2014 photo provided by Alana Carroll, Canaan, left, and Neema, two Congolese boys who have been adopted by Justin and Alana Carroll of Jefferson City, Tenn., pose for a photo in Kinshasa, Congo.

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The Washington Post

Families urge resumption of adoptions from Congo

In this June 18, 2014 photo provided by Alana Carroll, Canaan, left, and Neema, two Congolese boys who have been adopted by Justin and Alana Carroll of Jefferson City, Tenn., pose for a photo in Kinshasa, Congo.

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Sys-Con Media

Alphamin Receives Strong Support from the Government of the...

Construction of the mine at Mpama North is scheduled to commence in 2016. As announced July 21st, 2014, Alphamin's management team held meetings with the Regional Minister of Mines and the Office of the Prime Minister in Kinshasa, the capital city of DRC.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Vanguard

Eaglets arrive in Kinshasa ahead of African U-17 championship qualifier

The national under-17 male football team have arrived in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo ahead of their 2015 African U-17 championship qualifying fixture's first leg match against their Congolese counterparts.

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Lowell Sun

Samba Mapangala & Orchestre Virunga East African rumba

Samba Mapangala, the undisputed star of East African music, and his band, Orchestre Virunga, blend Congolese rumba with Kenyan benga.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

WTVC

Assailants attack Congo military camp in capital

A Congolese government spokesman says a group of men armed with machetes has been repelled after trying to attack a military compound in the capital.

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AlertNet

Gunfire rings out near military base in Congo's capital -witnesses

Unidentified 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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Mon Jul 21, 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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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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Sun Jul 20, 2014

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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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Serologic Surveillance for West Nile Virus in Dogs, Africa

To the Editor: West Nile fever is caused by the West Nile virus , a mosquito-borne member of the genus Flavivirus .

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Congo-Kinshasa: Goma's Infectious Happiness Goes Viral

Goma: Last month, a rare thing happened. A video made in the town of Goma in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo went viral.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

BBC News

The virus detective who discovered Ebola

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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