Brazzaville, Congo Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Chepkirwok fails to complete raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | New Vision

    By James Bakama World Championship Athletes who have qualified Marathon Stephen Kiprotich Solomon Mutai Jackson Kiprop Abraham Kiplimo 1500m Ronald Musagala 10000m Juliet Chekwel Moses Kibet Deadline: August 10 National 800 meters record holder Abraham Chepkirwok made a painful comeback at the Akii-Bua Memorial Championships. Chepkirwok, who has been out of action for two seasons due to injury, pulled out at the 500m mark of the two-lap race at Namoole.

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  2. Frenchwoman on trial for US$16 million 'magic cheese' scam in South AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | South China Morning Post

    Defendant Gilberte Van Erpe scammed Chileans into producing a small cheese pat they were told was highly sought after by the cosmetics industry. Photo: Reuters A Frenchwoman went on trial accused of conning thousands of Chileans into buying a kit to make "magic cheese" they could sell back to French cosmetics companies for use in luxury beauty products.

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  3. The Ebola Review, Part IRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 6 | CFR.org

    The G-7 nations will commence their annual summit on June 7 in Germany, and the host, Chancellor Angela Merkel, has put the Ebola epidemic and it implications for global biosecurity at the top of the agenda. Yes, the Islamic State, climate change, economic issues, FIFA, and tens of thousands of immigrants and refugees washing up on the shores of Europe and Asia will be addressed as well, but the concern over the World Health Organization's performance and the more than 11,000 Ebola deaths is taking center stage at this year's summit.

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  4. Six unexpected flights to and from the Middle EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 7 | Al Bawaba

    New flight services to the Middle East are opening up, while others are shutting down - here are six surprising ones, past and present. Brazzaville to Beirut .

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  5. Harambee Stars draw with RwandaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 7 | Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

    The national soccer team Harambee S tars held hosts Rwanda to a barren draw in the Genocide Memorial Cup which started on Saturday in Kigali. Head Coach Bobby Williamson travelled to the tournament with just 13 players, after Kenya Premier League sides AFC Leopards and Gor Mahia refused to release their players due to their league fixtures this weekend.

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  6. Riot after Congo cancels leaked examsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | Iol.co.za

    Thousands of Congo Republic high school students rioted on Friday in three of the country's biggest cities following a decision by the government to cancel baccalaureate exams after the questions were leaked online. Protesting students in Brazzaville, Point Noire and Dolisie pelted police with stones and attacked property while security forces fired tear gas to disperse them and arrested some.

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  7. .com | Students riot in CongoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | News24

    Thousands of students rioted Friday in Congo's capital Brazzaville, attacking schools and the education ministry after authorities cancelled the final day of end-of-year exams over alleged "massive fraud". Students in one area of the capital broke doors and windows of their school and pelted cars with rocks after the cancellation was announced via government media sources, authorities said.

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  8. Students riot after Congo cancels leaked baccalaureate examsRead the original story

    Friday Jun 5 | Reuters

    Thousands of Congo Republic high school students rioted on Friday in three of the country's biggest cities following a decision by the government to cancel baccalaureate exams after the questions were leaked online. Protesting students in Brazzaville, Point Noire and Dolisie pelted police with stones and attacked property while security forces fired tear gas to disperse them and arrested some.

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  9. Students riot in Congo after final exams cancelledRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | The Peninsula

    Thousands of students rioted Friday in Congo's capital Brazzaville, attacking schools and the education ministry after authorities cancelled the final day of end-of-year exams over alleged "massive fraud". Students in one area of the capital broke doors and windows of their school and pelted cars with rocks after the cancellation was announced via government media sources, authorities said.

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  10. Football: Messi forces Pirates to break with traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | The Peninsula

    Popular South African football club Orlando Pirates will this weekend acknowledge the pulling power of Lionel Messi and break with tradition. The Soweto club, who traditionally stage Saturday fixtures at night, have brought forward by five hours a CAF Confederation Cup play-off against Guineans Kaloum.

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  11. Southampton star Wanyama frays home federationRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 4 | Xinhuanet

    English Premier League Southampton FC star, Victor Wanyama, has castigated his country's federation for poor preparations ahead of the national team's tour to Rwanda and opening 2017 AFCON qualifier against Congo Brazzaville. Kenyan players expected to depart for Kigali for the invitational Kwibuka Tournament on Friday, but Scottish head coach, Bobby Williamson, could be forced to leave with only 11 players after a number of domestic clubs refused to release their players.

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  12. U-20 players can make Super Eagles, says KeshiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | Vanguard

    Super Eagles Head Coach, Stephen Keshi, says players of the national Under-20 team, the Flying Eagles, can make the senior team if they are determined. Keshi said this in Abuja on Thursday after his team's training at the National Stadium Abuja in preparation for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Chad scheduled on June 13 in Kaduna.

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  13. Congo-Brazzaville: Sassou-Nguesso to Extend His Rule?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    While elections in the Republic of Congo are a year away, Brazzaville, its riverside capital, is awash with rumours that the president will amend the constitution, again, to remain in power. Denis Sassou-Nguesso, 72, has ruled over the oil-rich state for nearly 35 years, against a backdrop of coups, civil wars and repeated constitutional revisions.

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  14. Officials place ivory products on a conveyor belt to be crushed. Photo: ReutersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | South China Morning Post

    Last Friday, the Chinese government destroyed 662kg of confiscated ivory in Beijing, a move that was largely symbolic but nevertheless a positive development for elephant conservation. Each time ivory is destroyed publicly, whether in Congo-Brazzaville or Colorado, the world's attention is trained on the elephant crisis.

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  15. AFCON 2017: Kenya to play Congo in opening qualifierRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

    Harambee Stars head Coach Bobby Williamson is a worried man with less than two weeks before the side takes on Congo Brazzaville in the opening match of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. The Scot said the national team was scheduled to start training Wednesday but he has not received confirmation from local clubs that they will release their players for camp as they are still involved in the league and may not be willing to release their players.

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  16. Oryx Petroleum Co. Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by BrokeragesRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2015 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Oryx Petroleum Co. has been given a consensus recommendation of "Hold" by the nine ratings firms that are covering the company, ARN reports .

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  17. Kenya drops Oliech, McDonald for Afcon campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Umupira

    Harambee Stars coach Bobby Williamson has excluded Dennis Oliech and McDonald Mariga from his 30-man squad that is primed to feature in the continental engagements mid this month. In the experienced duo's absence, Williamson has handed trials to a number of players who have impressed in the KPL and FKF Premier Leagues this season.

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  18. Republic of Congo's former PM opposes constitutional amendmentRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2015 | Xinhuanet

    Republic of Congo's former prime minister Ange Edouard Poungui on Monday expressed opposition to a proposed amendment of the constitution, which might open the door to a presidential third term. "We have told the president that the 2002 Constitution should not be changed," Poungui told media in Brazzaville, urging dialogues over the issue, after a meeting with President Denis Sassou N'Guesso.

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  19. Tantalex delivered first conflict free tantalum shipment from the Republic of CongoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | MBendi

    TANTALEX Resources corporation , is pleased to announce that it has completed a first shipment of 600 pounds of unrefined Tantalum Pentoxide to its customer under the terms and conditions of a long term supply agreement signed by the parties in May 2012. The shipment was delivered to logistics partner NECOTRANS at their Brazzaville warehouse in compliance with the EICC Conflict-Free Smelter Program and transferred to the customer for exportation to it refinery.

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  20. IMF Staff Completes 2015 Article IV Mission to the Republic of CongoRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2015 | PressReleasePoint

    End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country. The views expressed in this statement are those of the IMF staff and do not necessarily represent the views of the IMF's Executive Board.

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