Brazzaville, Congo Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Man found with mutilated body of missing 3yr old girlRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | New Vision

    THE Police in Ndaiga sub-county Kibaale district have rescued a 50-year-old man from an irate mob after he allegedly strangled a three-year-old girl. John Byaruhanga, a resident of Songalawo Landing site in Ndaiga sub-county Kibaale district is alleged to have sneaked into the bedroom of Everest Kimese, grabbed the baby and then took her to a bush where he strangled her.

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  2. Congo bans Muslim women from wearing full veilRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2015 | New Vision

    Brazzaville has banned Muslim women from wearing the full face-veil in public, citing security reasons, an Islamic association has revealed. "The Interior Minister notified us of the decision to prohibit Muslim women from wearing the full veil.

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  3. Congo-Brazzaville bans women from wearing full veilRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2015 | Al Jazeera

    Congo-Brazzaville has banned Muslim women from wearing the full face-veil in public, citing security reasons, an Islamic association said. "The Interior Minister notified us of the decision to prohibit Muslim women from wearing the full veil.

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  4. Republic of Congo gov't bans face veils, sleeping in mosquesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2015 | Newsday

    The Republic of Congo's government is banning women from being fully veiled in public to allow easy identification to prevent extremist violence, the president of the Islamic High Council said. The Muslim population in Republic of Congo, which is a minority, is reacting positively to the measure announced earlier this week, El Hadj Djibril Bopaka said Saturday.

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  5. Congo Republic bans full-face veil for security reasonsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2015 | AlertNet

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  6. Africa: Regional Cooperation, Working With Demand Countries Key to...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    Better coordinated intelligence and law enforcement, involving communities in Africa and working with transit and destination markets outside of the continent must be at the heart of all efforts to tackle the alarming illegal trade in wild flora and fauna, African States said here today at the closing of the International Conference on Illegal Trade in Wild Fauna and Flora in Africa. Countries must urgently work with one another to coordinate anti-poaching operations, customs and police controls, as well as strengthen cross-border law enforcement to stop the killing of wild animals and convict poachers and their accomplices.

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  7. Congo bans Islamic face veilRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | BBC News

    The authorities in Congo-Brazzaville have banned people from wearing the full-face Islamic veil, including the niqab and the burka, in public places. Thousands of people, mostly Muslims, have fled violence in the neighbouring Central African Republic and have been taking shelter in mosques.

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  8. Republic of Congo signals a turn in poaching fightRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    Denis Sassou-Nguesso, president of the Republic of Congo, smiled broadly as he set fire to more than 5 tons of illegally hunted elephant tusks this week in Brazzaville, the nation's capital. The ivory had been seized from poachers across the country, and, fueled by similarly poached timber, the bonfire Wednesday was intended as a public condemnation of a crisis that has ravaged the continent's resources.

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  9. Why Countries Are Destroying Ivory StockpilesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | Real Clear Politics

    Today, in Dubai and Brazzaville the governments of UAE and the Republic of Congo publically destroyed their ivory stockpiles.

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  10. Dar athletes train for Africa Games.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | IPPMEDIA

    Eighteen athletes selected for the national athletics provisional squad have started training to prepare for the All Africa Games scheduled for September in Congo Brazzaville. Athletics Tanzania secretary general, Suleiman Nyambui, mentioned the athletes as Bazil John, Hafidh Khalfan, Sylvester Simon, Agustino Sulle, Gabriel Gerald and Alphonce Felix.

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  11. Republic of Congo burns five tons of illegal ivoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of the Congo -- Republic of Congo President Denis Sassou Nguesso set fire to nearly five tons of elephant ivory in a symbolic gesture at an illegal wildlife trade conference Wednesday. Accompanied by Chad President Idriss Dby, Nguesso burned the seized ivory as part of a ceremony to mark the first meeting of the International Conference on Illegal Trade in Wild Fauna and Flora in Africa.

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  12. Tonnes of poached ivory torched in Thailand and the CongoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Although the container was marked as "tea leaves from Mombasa, Kenya destined for Loas," custom officials found more than 511 elephant tusks, weighing about 3 tonnes inside. The shipment, worth millions of dollars on the black market was the second such haul confiscated there in less than a week.

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  13. Republic of Congo, Chad presidents set fire to ivoryRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Exactly one year after a botched lethal injection, attorneys for other Oklahoma death row inmates are set to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to outlaw a sedative used in the procedure. Supreme Court justices engaged in an impassioned debate Wednesday about capital punishment, trading unusually combative words in a case involving a drug used in several botched executions.

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  14. Republic of Congo, Chad presidents set fire to seized ivory to protest poachingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | Star Tribune

    BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo - The presidents of Republic of Congo and Chad on Wednesday set fire to five tons of ivory seized from poachers, using seized timber, to mark their commitment to the fight against poaching on the continent. The burning took place on the sidelines of the International Conference on the Illegal Exploitation and Illegal Trade in Wild Flora and Fauna in Africa.

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  15. Four swimmers for Africa event.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | IPPMEDIA

    Tanzania Swimming Association has named four swimmers who will represent the country at the forthcoming CANA championships to be staged in Luanda early next month. TSA secretary general Noel Kiunsi said the event will be held from May 6-9 in Luanda and Tanzania swimmers are expected to leave the country this weekend.

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  16. Ghana U23 host Liberia in 2016 Olympics qualifierRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | GhanaSoccerNet.com

    ... Congo and Nigeria. The Black Meteors have already secured qualification to the 2015 All Africa Games in Brazzaville, Congo after recent 2-0 win over Mozambique in Tamale. The Junior Lone Star for their part have been out of active football action ...

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  17. Oryx Petroleum Co. Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from BrokeragesRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2015 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Oryx Petroleum Co. has received a consensus recommendation of "Hold" from the eight brokerages that are currently covering the stock, StockRatingsNetwork.com reports .

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  18. Olympics a long way off as Ghana face LiberiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | GhanaWeb

    Ghana begin Sunday a potentially long, difficult journey they hope will end at the 2016 Olympic Games football tournament in Brazil. First up for the Black Meteors are Liberia in the initial of three qualifying rounds for a December tournament that will determined which three African countries go to South America.

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  19. Blue Point Capital hires Red Ventures exec as principalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | PE Hub

    ... and advanced digital marketing teams. His background also includes time with HOPE International in Brazzaville, Congo, and Harris Williams & Co., where he specialized in mergers and acquisitions. Castleberry graduated from Washington and Lee ...

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  20. Africa: Malaria - the Preventable Disease That Kills ThousandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    As World Malaria Day approaches, the World Health Organization is busy advocating for malaria control and elimination, particularly in the hardest hit continent of Africa. Malaria is a disease caused by a parasite called Plasmodium, transmitted through bites from infected mosquitos and is an endemic, plaguing more than 20 countries in Africa.

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