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  1. UN Security Council calls for immediate investigation into recent violence in DR Congo's Kasai regionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    New York, Feb 26 : The United Nations Security Council has strongly condemned the recent spate of violence in the south-central Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo , calling on the Government to "immediately dispatch a credible and impartial investigation." In a press statement issued in New York yesterday evening, the Council expressed grave concern at the recent reports of serious violations of international humanitarian law committed by local militia in that region, including unlawful recruitment and use of child soldiers, and of killings of civilians by members of Congolese security forces, known as FARDC, all of which might constitute war crimes under international law.

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

    5 hrs ago | New Yorker

    ... lights that flash brighter than the equatorial sunlight in the middle of the day. At a funeral in the Republic of Congo, mourners thrust their arms toward the coffin, wailing-embodying grief. Majoli, a member of the Magnum photo agency and one of ...

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  3. Microsoft MB2-712Read the original story

    Jan 15, 2017 | Alpharetta Beacon

    ... land Security s surveillance of the Afr. ican situation intercepted an e mail sent from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pierce s anthropologist, the recipient of which is his research partner, 642-997 is tasked with detailed

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  4. M. J. Akbar to undertake official visit to Mali, CongoRead the original story

    Yesterday | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi , Feb.25 : Minister of State for External Affairs, M. J. Akbar will pay an official visit to Mali from February 28 to March 4, and to Congo from March 5 and 6. During his visit to Mali, Akbar will call on President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and Prime Minister Modibo Keita. He will also co-chair the first India-Mali Joint Commission meeting along with the Foreign Minister of Mali Abdoulaye Diop.

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  5. UN Security Council calls for immediate investigation into recent violence in DR Congo's Kasai regionRead the original story

    Yesterday | United Nations

    ... strongly condemned the recent spate of violence in the south-central Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), calling on the Government to “immediately dispatch a credible and impartial investigation.” In a press ...

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  6. Ring of fire eclipse on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Earth & Sky

    ... South America (Chile, Argentina) and the southeastern part of Africa (Angola, Zambia, Democratic Republic of the Congo). A partial solar eclipse will be visible from a much larger swath of South America and Africa, plus Antarctica. For eclipse ...

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  7. Flagship African Energy Events EAPIC and WAPIC Transition to Future...Read the original story

    Yesterday | PR.com

    ... in Yaound that will allow neighbouring Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Sao Tome and Principe to share their expertise, project developments and plans in ...

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  8. Congo-Kinshasa: UN Envoy and Church Leaders in DR Congo Condemn Attacks Against Catholic FacilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    The United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the National Episcopal Conference of Congo, known as CENCO have called for an immediate end to the spate of violent attacks against Catholic facilities in several parts of the country. The UN Organization Stabilization Mission and CENCO, along with the Apostolic Nunciature said they are "deeply concerned" about recent attacks on parishes and other Catholic facilities.

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  9. UN envoy and Church leaders in DR Congo condemn attacks against Catholic facilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newkerala.com

    New York, Feb 25 : The United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the National Episcopal Conference of Congo, known as CENCO have called for an immediate end to the spate of violent attacks against Catholic facilities in several parts of the country. The UN Organization Stabilization Mission and CENCO, along with the Apostolic Nunciature said they are deeply concerned about recent attacks on parishes and other Catholic facilities.

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  10. NSA suffocates under GHA 27m debtRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ghanamma.com

    ... settled, an amount of GHC461,000 is left to be paid," he explained. He added that during the 2015 All Africa Games in Congo, Brazzaville, the authority sought the services of Haramani Ventures Limited to provide kit and equipment for players ...

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  11. HRW calls on DRC to investigate alleged killings by soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Jurist

    [JURIST] Human Rights Watch (HRW) [advocacy website] called [press release] on Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) officials Friday to investigate fully and impartially a video allegedly showing Congolese soldiers shooting and killing 13 alleged ...

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  12. BWW Dance Top Stories You Might Have Missed This Week - February 24th, 2017Read the original story

    Friday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... 45 to 50 refugee families from five different countries, including Somalia, Yemen, Iraq, Syria and the Republic of the Congo, to experience the production of BALLET MASTERWORKS, despite President Trump's executive orders on immigration.. ( more... ) ...

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  13. SEC Says Conflict Minerals, Pay Ratio Rules Remain In ForceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Wall Street Journal

    ... whether their products contain tin, tantalum, tungsten or gold that is mined from The Democratic Republic of the Congo. "Hopefully Congress will repeal conflict minerals and most if not all of Dodd-Frank, but that will take a while," said Paul ...

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  14. Crowds gather for S.Africa anti-immigration marchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Yahoo!

    ... decided to not to leave the house (during the anti-migrant march)," Alain Bome, 47, from Democratic Republic of the Congo who has been in South Africa for 14 years, told AFP. In 2015, at least seven people died in similar unrest in Johannesburg and ...

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  15. 'Ring of Fire' Eclipse Will Be Visible from Southern Hemisphere SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | LiveScience

    ... Nations that will be within the path include Chile, Argentina, Angola, Zambia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. In South America, the first landfall of the moon's antumbra will occur along the southern shore of the Gulf of Corcovado. Moving ...

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  16. 'Ring of Fire' Solar Eclipse Coming-How to See ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | National Geographic

    ... at 4:20 p.m. local time, travels over Zambia, and ends around 6:30 p.m. local time in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. While only people along the path of totality will see the ring, much of the Southern Hemisphere will enjoy the celestial ...

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  17. Bangi oozing with confidence ahead of badminton tourney...Read the original story

    Friday | New Vision

    ... when he faces Kenya's John Muiruri Mburu. Ekiring last enjoyed international glory in the 2015 All Africa games in Congo Brazzaville, winning bronze and certainly this is another moment to prove that still has more to offer especially now that he is ...

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  18. Refugee resettlement groups, lawyers feel effects of Trump immigration and refugee banRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CU Independent

    ... enter the country. The majority of the ACC's refugees in recent years have come from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Afghanistan, Somalia, Iraq and Syria, Theesen said. Iraq and Syria were specifically named in the immigration ban. One of the ...

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  19. Africa: Sex, Whistles and Shutdowns - Inside Africa's Non-Protesters' Protesting ToolboxRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | AllAfrica.com

    ... even if just for a day - can be devastating. Recently, these protests have been held to varying degrees of success in Congo-Kinshasa, Congo-Brazzaville, Zimbabwe, Madagascar, Ethiopia, Chad and elsewhere. "This is what we all needed, something that ...

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  20. Overgrown Wall Street Regulation Needs a Trim in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Cato Institute

    ... for certain minerals. Its stated purpose is to alleviate the humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo by limiting the funds available to war lords. But instead of reducing warfare, the rule may have instead reduced investment in a ...

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