Congo Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. ICC sentences former Congolese vice-president Bemba to 18 years in prison for war crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Newkerala.com

    ... Bemba had been the commander-in-chief of the former Congolese rebel group, the Movement for the Liberation of Congo, as well as a vice-president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo during the 2003-2006 transition. ICC Trial Chamber III delivered ...

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  2. Congolese politician Jean-Pierre Bemba sentenced to 18 years for war crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Post-gazette.com

    A former vice president of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Jean-Pierre Bemba, was sentenced Tuesday to 18 years in prison for crimes against humanity and war crimes committed by militiamen under his command during a four-month rampage of looting, rape and murder in the Central African Republic. The sentence, handed down by an international panel of judges in The Hague, is considered significant for a number of reasons.

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  3. Congolese Rebel Leader Gets 18 Years in Prison for War Crimes Including RapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Time

    Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo of the Democratic Republic of the Congo sits in the courtroom of the International Criminal Court in The Hague, June 21, 2016 The International Criminal Court at The Hague on Tuesday sentenced Congolese former rebel leader Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo to 18 years imprisonment after he was found guilty of war crimes, and crimes against humanity, including allowing soldiers under his command to commit rape. The former vice president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo was convicted in March for acts committed in 2002 and 2003 by troops he commanded in the Movement for the Liberation of the Congo.

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  4. A yellow fever epidemic has hit central Africa. Is Asia next?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | New Scientist

    It's getting scary. On Monday a yellow fever epidemic was declared in Kinshasa, the sprawling capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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  5. ICC Sentences Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo to 18 Years for War Crimes, Crimes Against HumanityRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 21 | PressReleasePoint

    The International Criminal Court today sentenced Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to 18 years in prison for rape, pillage, and murder carried out by troops under his command in the Central African Republic from 2002 to 2003. This March, Bemba was the first person to be convicted at the ICC for rape as a war crime and a crime against humanity.

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  6. UN refugee agency projects resettlement needs at 1.19 million in 2017Read the original story

    Monday Jun 13 | Newkerala.com

    ... 40 per cent of needs, followed by Sudan at 11 per cent, Afghanistan at10 per cent and the Democratic Republic of the Congo at nine per cent. In response, UNHCR expects to submit 170,000 refugees for resettlement next year, based on the expected ...

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  7. UN refugee agency projects resettlement needs at 1.19 million in 2017Read the original story

    Monday Jun 13 | United Nations

    ... 40 per cent of needs, followed by Sudan at 11 per cent, Afghanistan at10 per cent and the Democratic Republic of the Congo at nine per cent. In response, UNHCR expects to submit 170,000 refugees for resettlement next year, based on the expected ...

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  8. ECDC epidemiological update: Outbreak of yellow fever in AngolaRead the original story

    Monday Jun 13 | Crofs Blogs

    ECDC has published Epidemiological update: Outbreak of yellow fever in Angola . The report also includes information on outbreaks in the DR Congo, Uganda, Ethiopia, and Peru.

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  9. Two world-first expeditions on the ground with Secret CompassRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | PR Log

    ... Iran, Iraqi Kurdistan, Kyrgyzstan, Madagascar, Mongolia, North Korea, Panama, Siberia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Chad and southern Sinai. SECRET COMPASS FOR TV, FILM AND BRAND PROJECTS Secret Compass is trusted by production ...

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  10. Congo-Kinshasa: Opposition Unites Against President KabilaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | AllAfrica.com

    Leading opposition parties in the Democratic Republic of Congo say they have organized themselves under one umbrella called "Rassemblement" or "Rally" to force President Joseph Kabila to leave power. Kabila's second term concludes at the end of this year.

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  11. Barclays Reiterates "Underweight" Rating for SOCO International plcRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | Daily Political

    ... has field development and production interests in Vietnam, and exploration and appraisal interests in the Republic of Congo (Brazzaville) and Angola. In Vietnam, SOCO's Block 16-1 and Block 9-2 include the Te Giac Trang and Ca Ngu Vang Fields, which ...

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  12. SOCO International plc (SIA) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Numis Securities LtdRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | Daily Political

    ... has field development and production interests in Vietnam, and exploration and appraisal interests in the Republic of Congo (Brazzaville) and Angola. In Vietnam, SOCO's Block 16-1 and Block 9-2 include the Te Giac Trang and Ca Ngu Vang Fields, which ...

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  13. First solo exhibition of Maurice Mbikayi on view at Gallery MOMO JohannesburgRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 12 | Art Daily

    ... and the impact it has on urban African, and more specifically, Congolese society. The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) despite the chaos is seen as a location where people use fashion as a form of acceptance as well as a medium of defiance. ...

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  14. Refugee team to compete at OlympicsRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 12 | The Echo

    The team is made up of an Ethiopian athlete, two Syrian athletes, two athletes from the Democratic Republic of the Congo and five South Sudanese athletes. ABAP executive director Ed Picson who cast the vote for the Philippine National Association for boxing in support of the proposal to allow pro boxers to fight in the Olympics beginning at the 2016 Games in Rio told BoxingScene.com/The Standard that there will be one additional qualifying tournament in Vargas, Venezuela on July 8 featuring boxers from AIBA's World Series of Boxing, the APB and pro boxers.

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  15. World More Violent in Past Year, but Middle East Drives DeteriorationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 12 | Truthdig

    ... note that many have a Christian background- South Sudan, Central African Republic, Ukraine, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Russia, Colombia and Venezuela. One is Communist/ Confucianist (North Korea); and one is Jewish/Muslim/ Christian (Israel). ...

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  16. Ringside with the great AliRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 12 | Iol.co.za

    People walk in front of a banner outside the boyhood home of Muhammad Ali on Grand Avenue, Louisville, before the passing of the funeral processional. Photo: Joshua Lindsey Who would ever have thought the man responsible for underwriting the Rumble in the Jungle fight of 1974 is South Africa's long-standing dean of the Diplomatic Corps, Democratic Republic of the Congo ambassador Bene M'Poko.

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  17. The fight against child laborRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 11 | Reuters

    ... their supply chains. Jillian Kitchener reports. This boy, working in a diamond mine in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, is similar to all too many other children his age across the world. And the U.N.'s labor watchdog agency says THAT is a ...

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  18. African agri-business 'needs investment'Read the original story

    Saturday Jun 11 | Newstime Africa

    ... food insecurity. Investment targets for South African farmers include Zambia, Nigeria, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Angola, Mozambique, Malawi, Ivory Coast, Tanzania, Namibia and Sudan. "As a business it will attract its own ...

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  19. Real Salt Lake player and fellow refugee joins graduation celebration for refugee foster childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 11 | KSL-TV

    ... and I can't imagine how tough that is for them," Kavita said. "I came with family, which is a blessing. Coming from Congo, not a lot of people came with their families," he said. When he learned that Friday's party was for refugee kids graduating ...

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  20. This Week In The Business: Or Your Money BackRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 11 | Kotaku

    ... as Disney Infinity toys) who could convincingly claim not to be funding war crimes in the Democratic Republic of the Congo . At least 73 suppliers for Disney used conflict minerals but couldn't say the same, and about 600 more didn't even respond to ...

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