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  1. Singapore-registered vessel released after hijacking off Nigerian coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... about 8.06pm (Singapore time) on Friday night. At the time of the incident, the crew was proceeding from Pointe Noire, Congo, to Port Onne, Nigeria. All crew members were reported to be safe. There were 25 crew members, comprising nationals from the ...

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. UN reports new rapes by its peacekeepers in Central African RepublicRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | Stars and Stripes

    ... Onanga-Anyanga, a veteran U.N. manager from Gabon, announced that he would dismiss a contingent of 120 troops from Congo Republic, also known as Congo-Brazzaville, who were allegedly responsible for some of the most recent abuses. That rare ...

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  14. UN peacekeepers linked to new Central Africa rape casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... Bambari in the country's centre, where the latest alleged abuses took place. Human Rights Watch accuses soldiers from Congo Republic and Democratic Republic of Congo of raping or sexually exploiting eight women and girls between October and December ...

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  15. UN Makes 5 Million More Africans Homeless To Fight Global WarmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Daily Caller

    Jean-Pierre Kitenge Amisi, a Bantu, poses for a photograph with Budjita Kyungu Ndaye, a Pygmy, in Nyemba village, in southeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, November 24, 2015. Jean-Pierre Kitenge Amisi is the leader of internally displaced people.

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  16. UN troops sent home over 'sex abuse'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Newsday

    More than 100 UN peacekeepers will be sent home from the Central African Republic after an investigation into sex abuse allegations, the UN says. The 120 soldiers who will be repatriated are from Congo-Brazzaville.

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  17. 5J.K. Rowling got in trouble for how she talks about Africa. Herea s why she may have been right.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Washington Post

    ... remarkably stable . European powers often exploited or enslaved local populations. In one extreme example, the Belgian Congo (now the Democratic Republic of the Congo) was effectively the personal property of King Leopold of Belgium. When the ...

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  18. Congo-Kinshasa: Killer Mines Drive Our Digital DevicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | AllAfrica.com

    ... has this effect on the body. This is a normal day in the artisanal mines of Kolwezi in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's (DRC) vast copper and cobalt belt. The untapped mineral wealth of the DRC is staggering. At $24 trillion, it's greater than ...

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  19. J.K. Rowling got in trouble for how she talks about Africa. Here's why she may have been right.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Washington Post

    ... remarkably stable . European powers often exploited or enslaved local populations. In one extreme example, the Belgian Congo (now the Democratic Republic of the Congo) was effectively the personal property of King Leopold of Belgium. When the ...

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  20. Congo-Brazzaville: Opposition Picks CandidateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | AllAfrica.com

    The main opposition party in the Republic of Congo, the Pan-African Union for Social Democracy , has chosen Mr Pascal Tsaty-Mabiala as its candidate for the March presidential election. "The national council has decided that UPADS will participate in the forthcoming presidential elections and that Mr Mabiala will be our coalition's candidate," the coalition said in a statement issued after an extraordinary session of the national council of the party in Brazzaville on Sunday.

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