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  1. In Kenya, the world's largest refugee camp is invited to please shut downRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    ... would rival the massive forced relocation of Rwandan refugees registered in Zaire, now Democratic Republic of the Congo, after that country was invaded by Rwanda in 1996. And according to experts, it would almost certainly violate international law, ...

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  2. Migrant bottleneck forms in Costa Rica as many try to reach USRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Raw Story

    ... speaks French, de Wilde said. "They say they are Congolese, but when questioned they don't know from which part of Congo they come from," he said. "Sometimes they say Kinshasa or Brazzaville, mixing up one Congo for the other. When asked which ...

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  3. Dlamini Zuma's term can't end soon enoughRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    ... was to dare to dream of freedom in 2013, Dlamini Zuma lost her voice. Under her watch, the god-President returned. In Congo-Brazzaville, Chad, Rwanda and Uganda, the elected presidents tore up the constitutions and installed themselves gods. In ...

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  4. Tougher Europe borders push more migrants towards USRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    ... speaks French, de Wilde said. "They say they are Congolese, but when questioned they don't know from which part of Congo they come from," he said. "Sometimes they say Kinshasa or Brazzaville, mixing up one Congo for the other. When asked which ...

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  5. Kenya: Outrage As Congo Star Olomide Kicks WomanRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    ... against women, kicked a member of his dance troupe, the Quartier Latin Band, after arriving from Kinshasa, DR Congo. Despite the violent action, police did not arrest the musician popularly known as Grand Mopao or Mopao Mokonzi, and did not comment. ...

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  6. Congo president issues pardons in bid to calm vote tensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    KINSHASA, Congo - Congo's President Joseph Kabila has issued a series of pardons meant to ease tensions around upcoming elections. Those affected include a half-dozen pro-democracy activists recently arrested for insisting that Kabila respect the constitution and not stay in power beyond his mandate, which expires at the end of this year.

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  7. Dallas natives Emmanuel Mudiay and Myles Turner are having fun with USA's Select TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Denver Stiffs

    ... ed up with Myles Turner , who is also from Dallas. Mudiay, who was originally born in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, showed where his true roots lie when he retweeted Myles' picture with the caption, "Triple D! Texas boys [prayer hands emoji]"

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  8. In Kenya, the worlda s largest refugee camp is invited to please shut downRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... would rival the massive forced relocation of Rwandan refugees registered in Zaire, now Democratic Republic of the Congo, after that country was invaded by Rwanda in 1996. And according to experts, it would almost certainly violate international law, ...

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  9. Congo-Kinshasa: UN Rights Chief Warns of Poll ThreatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | AllAfrica.com

    Concluding a four-day mission to Democratic Republic of the Congo , the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, today commended the country's efforts to strengthen human rights but cautioned that some of these advances may be under threat, especially what he saw as repression against opposition parties in the coming elections. While noting that important advances relating to impunity for sexual violence are in line with broader progress in the DRC since he had first visited the country, in another capacity, in 2004, he said that as crucial electoral deadlines approach, there is rising tension.

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  10. Some of the bacteria in our guts have been there since before humans were aroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    ... samples produced by chimpanzees in Tanzania, bonobos (our other closest cousins) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, gorillas in Cameroon, and humans in Connecticut. Moeller and his colleagues studied three bacterial families that are commonly ...

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  11. Congo-Kinshasa: Can Anyone Stop Joseph Kabila?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | AllAfrica.com

    While the opposition tries to unite, the presidency seems to be working out various possible scenarios for staying in power. For nearly a decade, the Democratic Republic of Congo has been an electoral democracy, a fragile and dysfunctional one, but an electoral democracy nonetheless.

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  12. Easing The TransitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Daily News-Record

    ... It also helps the children and their parents, who are from Iraq, Syria, Eritrea and Democratic Republic of the Congo, adjust to the Harrisonburg school system. During the program, which is in its third week, 4- to 12-year-olds went on three field ...

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  13. As DR Congo polls approach, UN rights chief warns of threats to free speech, public assemblyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Newkerala.com

    New York, July 22 : Concluding a four-day mission to Democratic Republic of the Congo , the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, on Thursday commended the country's efforts to strengthen human rights but cautioned that some of these advances may be under threat, especially what he saw as repression against opposition parties in the coming elections. While noting that important advances relating to impunity for sexual violence are in line with broader progress in the DRC since he had first visited the country, in another capacity, in 2004, he said that as crucial electoral deadlines approach, there is rising tension.

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  14. In DR Congo, UN rights chief warns progress may be undermined by...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | United Nations

    United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein , arrived in Democratic Republic of the Congo, with on his right Dr. Denis Mukwege. Photo/ MONUSCO 21 July 2016 – Concluding a four-day mission to Democratic Republic of the Congo , the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, today commended the country's efforts to strengthen human rights but cautioned that some of these advances may be under threat, especially what he saw as repression against opposition parties in the coming elections.

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  15. U.N. demands release of political prisoners in CongoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Star Online

    The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights called on Thursday for the release of people he considers political prisoners in Democratic Republic of Congo as the government cracks down on dissent ahead of a contentious electoral period. Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein said in an interview in the capital Kinshasa he would submit to the government in the coming days a list of people he believes should be released immediately.

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  16. Helpful bacteria evolved alongside hominid hostsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | EurekAlert!

    ... in fecal samples and applied it across chimpanzees from Tanzania, bonobos from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, gorillas from Cameroon, and humans from the United States. This allowed them to contrast the family trees of several bacterial ...

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  17. Biologists home in on paleo gut for clues to our evolutionary historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | EurekAlert!

    IMAGE: A bonobo, formerly called a pygmy chimpanzee, is eating fruit in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Bonobos, chimps, gorillas and humans have all evolved their own gut microbes based... view more For all the anxiety today about the bacteria in our gut being under constant assault by antibiotics, stress and bad diets, it turns out that a lot of the bacteria in our intestines have been with us for at least 15 million years, since we were pre-human apes.

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  18. Plains packagingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Economist

    ... Health Organisation (WHO), smoking rates have increased in only 27 countries over the past 15 years; 17 are in Africa. Congo-Brazzaville has witnessed the most staggering spike: 22% of its people admitted to smoking regularly in 2015, up from 6% in ...

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  19. Africa to be consecrated to the Divine MercyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Catholic World News

    ... Mercy in Kigali, Rwanda. Pope Francis has named Cardinal Pasinya Laurent Monsengwo of the Democratic Republic of the Congo as his legate to the congress. All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to ...

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  20. Democratic Republic of the Congos Mining Fiscal Regime 2016 | Recent Market Research ReportRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | Emailwire.com

    ... ore, copper, gold, silver and diamond. Summary Timetric's fiscal regime report covers the Democratic Republic of the Congo which has a variety of mineral resources, including copper, cobalt, zinc, diamonds and colombo-tantalite. Other lesser-mined ...

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