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  1. Overcoming Overwhelming Obstacles Humanitarian and Congolese genocide ...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Scdailypress.com

    ... will focus on strength, forgiveness and reconciliation. When ethnic violence engulfed the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the late 1990s, Mapendo and her family were captured. She was separated from her 4-year-old daughter then and was only ...

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  2. Wantagh program honors African heritage through words, danceRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Newsday

    ... in East Africa with a population of more than 35 million people. It is landlocked by the Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Sudan, Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda. Official languages include English and Swahili, a trade language mixed with Arabic, ...

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  3. Nigerian Navy Foils Hijack of Maersk Ship, Rescues 25 SailorsRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    ... in Singapore, on Feb. 6 as it headed to Port Onne in Nigeria's Rivers state from Pointe Noire in the Republic of Congo, according to Olusegun Soyemi, a captain in the Nigerian navy. "We got a Mayday distress call that the ship was boarded by an ...

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  4. If education is the cure for poverty, then how do we make the antidote?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Jamaica Observer

    ... on tourism skill sets, such as learning languages. Mineral-rich countries, like Peru or the Democratic Republic of the Congo, should put more value into teaching skills aimed at securing legitimate jobs in industries by developing better maths, ...

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  5. .com | Congo to probe alleged sex abuse by peacekeeers in CARRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | News24

    The Republic of Congo has launched an investigation into allegations of child sexual abuse involving its troops serving as UN peacekeepers in the Central African Republic . "Under a memorandum of understanding between the Congolese government and the office of the UN secretary general it has been decided that an administrative inquiry will be carried out," Communications Minister Thierry Moungalla said on Friday.

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  6. Hijacked Singaporean container ship released in NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | India.com

    Singapore, Feb 6 : A Singaporean container vessel carrying 25 crew members, including those from India, was hijacked off the Nigerian coast last night and released in the wee hours today. The Singapore-flagged ship, Safmarine Kuramo, was proceeding from Pointe Noire in Congo to Port Onne in Nigeria when it was hijacked last night.

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  7. Friends, Families Remember Three Killed in Crash on Highway 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KCRG

    ... Bandubuila, in a mix of French and Lingala, the native language of his home country of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Mambo says he grew up with Kabeya, and even helped him come to the United States. Kabeya leaves behind a wife - who was ...

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  8. Patrice Lumumba - A truly distinguished African PatriotRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Newstime Africa

    Forced out of office during a political crisis, he was assassinated a short time later. Lumumba was born in the village of Onalua in Kasai province, Belgian Congo.

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  9. Hijack Of Singapore-registered Vessel "Safmarine Kuramo" Off Nigerian CoastRead the original story

    Friday | Malaysian National News Agency

    ... hijack at about 2006 hrs (Singapore time). At the time of the incident, the vessel was proceeding from Pointe Noire, Congo to Port Onne, Nigeria, it said. MPA said the vessel had a crew of 25, comprising nationals from the Philippines, South Africa, ...

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  10. New allegations of sexual abuse emerge against UN peacekeepers in Central African RepublicRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | United Nations

    ... reported and is currently under investigation. The soldiers implicated in these cases are from the Republic of the Congo and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The Governments of Republic of Congo and DRC have been notified of these ...

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  11. Syria suffering awful but NOT 'unparallled in recent history'Read the original story

    Oct 8, 2013 | Black Star Journal

    In a rather shocking statement statement from someone in a position to know better, the head of the UN refugee agency described the situation in Syria as involving "suffering and displacement unparalleled in recent history." Perhaps Antonio Guterres should get off YouTube and speak to his staff in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, home of what is widely acknowledged to be the deadliest war and worst humanitarian catastrophe anywhere on the planet since World War II.

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  12. FIFA rankings: Ghana drops to 41st positionRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | GhanaWeb

    ... Islands-2nd (33rd in the world with 790 points), Algeria-3rd (36th in the world on 746 points). Senegal, Tunisia, Congo Brazzaville, Egypt and DR Congo and Guinea round the top ten in Africa. There were no changes in terms of the rankings of the top ...

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  13. Central African Republic: New Allegations of Sexual Abuse Emerge Against UN PeacekeepersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | AllAfrica.com

    ... reported and is currently under investigation. The soldiers implicated in these cases are from the Republic of the Congo and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The Governments of Republic of Congo and DRC have been notified of these ...

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  14. Ambassador Habyarimana presents his credentials to Congo Brazzaville presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Abiwacu

    New Rwanda ambassador to Ambassador Republic of Congo Brazzaville, Jean Baptiste Habyalimana, yesterday presented his credentials to the President Denis Sassou N'guesso of Republic of Congo. In his welcome remarks, H.E President Denis Sassou N'guesso congratulated the Ambassador on his appointment as the first Rwandan Resident Ambassador to the Republic of Congo and expressed the belief that the upgrading of the mission to Ambassadorial level will bolster relations.

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  15. Court to rule on whether former young offender should be deportedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | CTV

    Canada's immigration and refugee board began a hearing Friday to decide whether a 19 year-old who served time in a youth detention centre should be sent back to his native Congo. In 2005, the teenager and three other youths shocked the province when they were convicted of beating a 65-year-old woman with her walker, stabbing her and stealing her purse and her car.

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  16. Surrey football star 'King Kongbo' going to the U of TennesseeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... He will enter the 2016 season with three years of NCAA eligibility remaining. Born in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kongbo moved to Canada as a child when his family's security was compromised by a civil war in that central African country. ...

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  17. Family's son stuck in the Congo for 2 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | TheIndyChannel

    An Indiana family has been waiting for their son for more than two years. That's because the Democratic Republic of the Congo put a halt on international adoptions in 2013.

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  18. Indiana Delegation Asks President to Engage on Adoptions of Congolese ChildrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | WTCA-AM Plymouth

    The Indiana congressional delegation sent a letter to President Barack Obama asking him to directly intervene in the plight of adopted children from the Democratic Republic of Congo . Indiana has the highest number of adopted Congolese children that have yet to join their American families.

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  19. A Paris butcher offers a lesson in interfaith tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Gazette

    ... that work. A steady stream of customers arrives before closing time. Leontine Duobongo, from the Republic of the Congo, studies the cuts. Raised a Christian, she converted to Judaism a few years ago. "My boss is Jewish so I became Jewish," she says. ...

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  20. New UCF staff flies fast, furious to fill needsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... , a junior college transfer who was born in Finland after his parents fled violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Assisting greatly in Mulumba's recruitment was Knights linebackers coach Jovan Dewitt , who, like Mulumba's dad, speaks ...

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