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  1. The latest work from Africa's Samuel BeckettRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 4 | The Economist

    HOW wonderfully typical of an Alain Mabanckou character to fall sick because of a syntactic error. After the few ups and many downs of life as a friendless orphan in the Republic of Congo, Little Pepper, the narrator of "Black Moses", sinks into delirium.


  2. For Globetrotting Singer Jain, Every Place Has MeaningRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2017 | National Public Radio

    "Home is my music," says Jeanne Galice, a.k.a. Jain. "I can bring it everywhere and I will feel safe."


  3. Pop Shop Podcast: Meet Jain, the French Alt-Pop Star With a Crazy...Read the original story

    Apr 13, 2017 | Billboard

    Welcome to the Pop Shop Podcast's Headliner Interview, Billboard's long-form talk with a compelling, inspirational voice in the world of music. Jain makes music that gets stuck in your head -- but don't worry, it's for the best.


  4. Cma CGM Strengthening Euraf 5 ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | Marine News

    CMA CGM has announced the strengthening of its position on Europe > West Africa route by becoming vessel operator on its current service EURAF 5. Effective April 5th, 2017, CMA CGM operates 2 vessels on EURAF 5 between North Europe and West Africa South Range. With a weekly frequency, EURAF 5 connects Europe to Angola, the Republic of Congo and the Democratic Republic of Congo.


  5. Photographs that Aestheticize Human SufferingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | Hyperallergic

    Alex Majoli, "Scene #0525, Pointe Noire, Congo" , archival pigment print, 90 x 120 cm Once you get past their alluring chiaroscuro, you might notice the problem with Alex Majoli 's documentary photographs at Howard Greenberg Gallery : they aestheticize the misery of others. Amazingly, Majoli appears either uninformed by or uninterested in years of academic scholarship and considered discourse on how the aestheticization of human suffering is, in itself, a way of dehumanizing the subjects of images.


  6. Total starts production on deepwater Congo fieldRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2017 | World Oil

    Total has started production from the Moho Nord deep offshore project, located 75 km offshore Pointe-Noire in the Republic of the Congo. The project has production capacity of 100,000 boed.


  7. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Business Wire

    The Engineer... New Credit Rating : Teleperformance Has Been Assigned an Investment Grade Rating of BBB- by Standard & Poor's, the Highest Credit Rating Received in the Industry )--Regulatory News: Teleperformance SE , the worldwide leader in outsourced omnichannel customer experience management, today announced that it has received its firs... )--Standard & Poor's attribue A Teleperformance la note d'endettement A long terme A BBB- A - Investment grade -, la meilleure notation financiA re du secteur )--Regulatory News: Total has started up production from the Moho Nord deep offshore project, located 75 kilometers offshore Pointe-Noire in the... )--Regulatory News: Total a mis en production le projet Moho Nord en mer profonde, situA A 75 kilomA tres au large de Pointe-Noire en RA publique ... )--Total has started up production from the Moho Nord deep offshore project, ... (more)


  8. Champion Iron Acquires 735 Specialized Iron Ore Railcars for Bloom Lake MineRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Market Wire

    CIA ) is pleased to announce that the Bloom Lake Mine is a step closer to recommencement of mining operations following the acquisition of a fleet of railcars capable of carrying iron ore from its mine near Fermont to the port at Sept-Iles, Quebec. Champion Chairman and CEO Michael O'Keeffe said: "Owning our own fleet of railcars will deliver substantial strategic and cost benefits as we bring Bloom Lake back into full-scale production.


  9. Congo-Brazzaville: Total Starts Production At Congo's Moho Nord Oil FieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    French oil giant Total said Wednesday it has started production at the Moho Nord offshore oil field in Congo, the African country's biggest oil development to date. Total, which holds a majority stake in the oil field, said in a statement that it had "started up production from the Moho Nord deep offshore project, located 75 kilometres offshore Pointe-Noire in the Republic of the Congo."


  10. Alderon Releases Updated Preliminary Economic Assessment and Announces Re-Boot of the Kami ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | Market Wire

    Alderon Iron Ore Corp. is pleased to announce that it has received the results of the preliminary economic assessment on the Rose Deposit of the Kamistiatusset Iron Ore Property in Western Labrador. The PEA was prepared as a result of a re-scoping exercise of the capital and operating costs of the Kami Project, which was necessary in order to identify the savings that arose as a result of the depressed state of the market that existed over the last several years, changes in ownership and management of assets in the Labrador Trough and the idling of the neighbouring Wabush Scully Mine .


  11. Alex Majoli's "SKA'NA'": The World as a Photojournalist's StageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2017 | New Yorker

    Alex Majoli doesn't create the world around him, but he does decide how it is lit. Holding the camera to his eye, he uses his left hand to direct his assistants, who hold up huge strobe lights that flash brighter than the equatorial sunlight in the middle of the day.


  12. The Royal Central School Of Speech And Drama In Association With...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Three new works directed by Complicite and devised by graduating students of the Acting Collaborative and Devised Theatre course at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. The three shows are directed by three Complicite Associates directors who have worked with the Company at key moments in its celebrated and diverse history.


  13. Guadeloupe: 100% of territory to be covered by FTTH by 2022Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    The Regional Council of Guadeloupe is planning to extend the scope of fibre-optic broadband deployments in less profitable areas, with plans to provide 100% fibre-optic coverage of the French overseas territory networks, with rural deployments - scheduled to commence in 2018 - to be supported by the state and local governments under public initiative networks . Antoine Darodes, director of the Digital Agency at the Ministry of Economy, said: 'The work is in progress.


  14. Cma CGM Reorganises Its Asia - West Africa ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Marine News

    In line with the West Africa market trend, CMA CGM Group adapts its service offering while continuing to improve its service reliability and cost efficiency. Starting 1st week of March 2017, CMA CGM Group has decided to streamline its product offering from 5 to 4 direct weekly services on the Asia > West Africa market with an optimised port coverage: Reshuffle of the 3 services WAX, WAX 3 and AFEX with greater synergy effectiveness in the West Africa port rotation CMA CGM has decided to adapt the service rotation of the 3 services WAX, WAX 3 and AFEX to West Africa Central Range for an optimised coverage and increased synergies as follows: Operated by CMA CGM with 12 vessels of 4,350 TEU, will discontinue South Africa and Nigeria calls.


  15. Urgent Action: Detained Opposition Member HospitalisedRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2017 | Amnesty International USA

    Congolese political opposition member, Modeste Boukadia, has been hospitalised for the third time as a result of injuries he sustained during a severe beating by prison guards on 15 November 2016 while in prison. There has been no investigation into the incident.


  16. MIDAS Service Rotation ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Marine News

    Effective with M/V KOTA MAJU at Khor Fakkan on January 4th, 2017, MIDAS serving India and Middle East Gulf to Africa and Indian Ocean , operated with 10 vessels up to 3,500 TEU will change as follows: Khor Fakkan Jebel Ali Mundra Nhava Sheva Pointe des Galets Durban Pointe Noire Tincan / Lagos Apapa - Cotonou - Tema Cape Town Coega Durban Pointe des Galets - Khor Fakkan Luanda served via Durban with Samwaf service: Luanda is reached from Mundra in 26 days, Nhava Sheva in 28 days, Jebel Ali in 31 days. Lome via Singapore with Afex service: Lome is reached from Mundra in 37 days, Nhava Sheva in 39 days and Jebel Ali in 37 days.


  17. Chinese FM wraps up five-nation Africa visit, hails "new changes" in cooperationRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2017 | Xinhuanet

    Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi wrapped up his African tour on Thursday that carried him to Madagascar, Zambia, Tanzania, Republic of Congo and Nigeria, at a time when China-Africa cooperation is going from strength to strength. The foreign minister's visit was in keeping with China's nearly three-decade-long diplomatic tradition of making Africa its first overseas destination each year.


  18. Congo-Brazzaville: China Would Help Congo Build Special Economic Zone - Chinese FMRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    Visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Tuesday that China would help the Republic of Congo build a special economic zone in the harbor city of Pointe Noire. The Pointe Noire SEZ is the outcome of an important consensus reached by the leaders of the two countries, and would make use of the advantages of Congo to explore new paths of mutually beneficial collaboration between China and African countries, the Chinese diplomat said.


  19. President Denis Sassou Nguesso of the Republic of Congo Meets with Wang YiRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2017 | World News Report

    On January 10, 2017, President Denis Sassou-N'guesso of the Republic of Congo met with Foreign Minister Wang Yi at the presidential palace in Brazzaville. Denis Sassou-Nguesso said that the friendship between the Republic of Congo and China has lasted for 50 years, endured the test of time and international vicissitudes, and remained even firmer as time goes by.


  20. MTN Congo launches commercial 4G servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    Confirming the development in a blog post, the country's Minister of Post and Telecommunications, Leon Just Ibombo, said that -based services had officially been made available at the tail-end of last week, with a ceremony held in the presence of the country's prime minister to mark the occasion. -based plans under the '4G Turbo' banner, it has a number of tariffs available at launch, with residential prices starting at XAF500 for a 60MB allowance at the maximum speed possible , rising to XAF60,000 for a 45GB data cap .