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  1. Holgate's quest: The heart of AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | Iol.co.za

    Somewhere in the northern Congo, on the edge of one of the world's largest and most impenetrable equatorial rainforests there is a place unmarked except by adventurers and those who love maps - and certainly unknown to those who live nearby. Once described by National Geographic magazine as "the last place on earth", it is the geographical centre of Africa - and it has never been surveyed on the ground.

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  2. Feds: 2 men traveled to Philippines for murder-for-hire plotRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 1 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    ... as an "Independent Contractor" for clients in the Philippines, China, Papua New Guinea, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Republic of the Congo. They said he claimed he had training in tactics and weapons, including handguns, shotguns, ...

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  3. A Tale of Two PoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Bad Astronomy Blog

    ... A photo of the palms of a patient infected with monkeypox during an outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) from 1996 to 1997. The rash is identical to that of smallpox. Image: Brian W.J. Mahy, CDC. The monkeypox virus was first ...

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  4. Raptors GM Masai Ujiri at forefront of NBA's endeavours into AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | The Globe and Mail

    ... special for fans to be able to see stars up-close after watching NBA games infrequently in Democratic Republic of the Congo when someone had taped them. He hopes that his journey to the pros and this game serves as motivation for kids there to play ...

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  5. Bill Clinton Working to Get Rid of STDRead the original story

    Friday Jul 31 | The Weekly Standard

    ... importanta S-a Sand particularly challenginga S-a Sin big countries like Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It will also be important in countries with lower burdens, where HIV is ignored or where the epidemic persists among members ...

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  6. Randgold beefs up exploration in Cote d'IvoireRead the original story

    Friday Jul 31 | The Northern Miner

    ... expenditure after the completion of the first phase of construction at Kibali in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, boosted cash on hand by 71% to US$141.2 million. "Randgold retains an enviable position among gold producers with high-quality ...

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  7. Four African countries ban niqab citing Boko Haram terror attacksRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 16 | Newstime Africa

    With the recent upsurge of Boko Haram attacks, including suicide bombings increasingly carried out by young women, a number of African governments, including Congo, Chad, Cameroon and Guinea, have initiated a ban on wearing the niqab, the full-face veil. "We have accepted this measure because we want the security of our country and our citizens," El Hadj Djibril Habdoulaye Bopaka, president of the Congolese Supreme Islamic Council, told Anadolu Agency.

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  8. UN paid millions to Russian firm accused of sexual abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Hot Air

    ... after it was learned that at least one of their crews had probably kidnapped and raped a teenage girl in the Congo. The United Nations has spent half a billion dollars on contracts with a Russian aviation company since discovering one of its ...

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  9. UN paid half a billion dollars to Russian aviation company...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Daily Mail

    ... show that the girl was dumped naked and unconscious at a UTair helicopter base in the Democratic Republic of the Congo after the assault. The report, circulated among top officials including secretary general Ban Ki-moon also concluded that it was ...

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  10. These nations are panicking with gold and copper prices so lowRead the original story

    Friday Jul 31 | GantDaily.com

    ... Zambia's total exports, and this African country relies on China as a key trading partner. Democratic Republic of the Congo: Talk about a double whammy. Not only is China Congo's top export destination, but the country's top five exports are metals ...

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  11. NBA stars head camp for Africa's youngstersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Kigalidunker

    ... backgrounds: These NBA/FIBA players will be joined by NBA Global Ambassador DikembeMutombo (Democratic Republic of the Congo) and NBA Africa Ambassador Hakeem Olajuwon (Nigeria), as well as WNBA Legends Ebony Hoffman (US), Clarisse Machanguana ...

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  12. Full list: 23 athletes to rep Ghana Paralympics at AAGRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | GhanaWeb

    The 2015 All Africa Games are slated for September 4-19 in Congo Brazzaville and Ghana is expected to be there to battle for glory in various sports. Below are the list of athletes selected by the National Paralympic Committee for the Games.

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  13. Congo-Kinshasa: Will Kabila Stand for Office Again?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | AllAfrica.com

    Joseph Kabila, the president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, faces a historic choice: Does he step down when his constitutionally limited two terms in office come to an end in December 2016, or does he succumb to the delusion of indispensability that is making the rounds in parts of Africa and try to cling to power? The issue is the subject of intense debate in Congo. When we met with Kabila last week in Kinshasa, he pointed out -- correctly -- that he has not yet publicly stated his position about what he will do in 2016.

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  14. East Africa: Tanzania, Uganda Populations to Grow Past Kenya By 2050Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | AllAfrica.com

    ... at 242 million, Uganda 203 million and Kenya's 156 million. By then, only Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of the Congo will have larger populations than Tanzania in Africa which is projected to among the top 10 most populous countries on earth, ...

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  15. Nigeria: New Women's 100m National Champion EmergesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | AllAfrica.com

    ... which also serves as trials for this year's IAAF World Championships and the All Africa Games billed for Beijing and Congo Brazzaville respectively, began yesterday at the Warri City Stadium. The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) granted ...

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  16. Africa: Airtel to Cut African Workforce By 20 PercentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | AllAfrica.com

    ... up follows Airtel's announcement regarding talks with Orange over the sale of four of its African operations in Chad, Congo Brazzaville, Sierra Leone and Burkina Faso to "establish a sharper focus" on its other African units. Six top Airtel Africa ...

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  17. Okagbare eyes World Championship, All Africa Games ticketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Vanguard

    By John Egbokhan Olympic and World Championships medalist, Blessing Okagbare is on course to cruise into the 15th World Championships in Athletics and the 11th All Africa Games both scheduled to hold this year. The World Championships in Athletics, football's equivalent of the World Cup, is expected to hold between August 22-30 in Beijing, China, while the All Africa Games, Africa's mini-version of the Olympics, holds between September 4-19 in Brazzaville, Congo.

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  18. Event planned ahead of community center opening for refugees in LancasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | PennLive.com

    ... and Sudan. More recently in Lancaster, the population of refugees has surged from the Democratic Republic of the Congo , where violence in eastern parts of the country has driven an estimated 430,000 people from their homes to refugee camps in ...

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  19. Press Releases: Acting Assistant Secretary for Consular Affairs...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | State Department

    Acting Assistant Secretary for Consular Affairs Michele T. Bond will visit the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Republic of the Congo from August 2-7, 2015, for a series of meetings with foreign government authorities. During her visit to the DRC, she will meet with Congolese government officials to discuss the status of exit permits for children adopted by U.S. citizens.

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  20. All Africa Games: Our ultimatum is to win laurels for Nigeria - Tennis coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Vanguard

    National Tennis Coach, Rotimi Akinloye, on Thursday in Abuja, said Nigeria's tennis team to upcoming All Africa Games in Congo was determined to win laurels for the country. Akinloye said that though the team had only six weeks to prepare for the games, it had mapped out plans to ensure adequate fitness of players, assuring that the team would not disappoint Nigerians.

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