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  1. Human Rights Watch accuses Congo Republic peacekeepers of killingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | The Star Online

    Human Rights Watch on Tuesday accused soldiers from the Republic of Congo of killing 18 people, including women and children, while serving as United Nations and African Union peacekeepers in Central African Republic. A Congolese defence ministry official, contacted in Brazzaville, said an investigation was underway and rejected claims it had ignored the allegations.

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  2. WHO: Yellow fever vaccination campaign in the Democratic Republic of the CongoRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2016 | Crofs Blogs

    As of 2 June 2016, a total of 1 947 567 people have been vaccinated against Yellow Fever in the provinces of Kinshasa and Kongo Central. The vaccination campaign began on 26 May 2016.

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  3. Exclusive: Top UN whistleblower resigns, citing impunity and lack of accountabilityRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2016 | IRIN

    ... Some countries have resisted the new reforms. Human Rights Watch reported today that African Union peacekeepers from Congo-Brazzaville serving in CAR allegedly killed at least 18 people, including women and children, between December 2013 and June ...

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  4. Central African Republic: Murder By Peacekeepers - Discovery of Mass Grave Provides New EvidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    Soldiers from the Republic of Congo killed at least 18 people, including women and children, between December 2013 and June 2015 while serving as peacekeepers in the Central African Republic. Two years after Human Rights Watch first reported on enforced disappearances by peacekeepers from the Republic of Congo, their government has taken no action toward credible investigations or justice for these crimes.

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  5. .com | UN and 3 global groups highlight election tensions in CongoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | News24

    United Nations - The UN and key organisations in Europe, Africa and the French-speaking world have issued a rare joint statement highlighting growing concern at rising political tensions in Congo ahead of elections, where some fear President Joseph Kabila may try to stay in power despite being constitutionally barred from a new term. The UN, European Union, African Union and International Organsation of La Francophonie underlined "the crucial importance of holding a successful political dialogue" with all Congolese parties that leads to a consensus on holding free, transparent and credible elections.

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  6. UN welcome announcement of refugee team to compete at OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | Al Bawaba

    ... in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The team includes two Syrian swimmers, two judokas from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and six runners from Ethiopia and South Sudan, the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) highlighted in a ...

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  7. DR Congo: Backing political dialogue, UN and partners urge...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    New York, June 7 :Four international organizations, including the United Nations, on Monday reaffirmed their support to the political dialogue in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and called on all Congolese stakeholders to work towards its successful holding. In a joint statement, the African Union , the United Nations, the European Union , and the International Organization of La Francophonie said they are closely following the situation in the country, where there have been reports of increasing political tensions linked to the uncertainty surrounding the electoral process.

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  8. Unity at the core of global peace and security, top EU official tells Security CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    ... efforts in relation to Afghanistan, Burundi, the Central African Republic, Colombia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ukraine and Yemen. She noted that the EU and the UN share the very same approach to security and development. That same ...

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  9. These Refugees Are Making Olympic HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | Shape

    ... Lokonyen, a 800-meter runner from South Sudan; Yolande Bukasa Mabika, a refugee from the Democratic Republic of the Congo who will compete in Judo; and Yusra Mardini, a Syrian refugee who will swim the 100 meter freestyle. The IOC's decision to ...

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  10. UN and 3 global groups highlight election tensions in CongoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The United Nations and key organizations in Europe, Africa and the French-speaking world issued a rare joint statement Monday highlighting growing concern at rising political tensions in Congo ahead of elections where some fear President Joseph Kabila may try to stay in power despite being constitutionally barred from a new term. The U.N., European Union , African Union and International Organization of La Francophonie underlined "the crucial importance of holding a successful political dialogue" with all Congolese parties that leads to a consensus on holding free, transparent and credible elections.

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  11. Exclusive: U.S. wants sanctions on Congo leaders, Europe not so sureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | Reuters

    Concerned over Congolese President Joseph Kabila's apparent attempts to cling to power, U.S. officials are pushing for sanctions against his inner circle but running into opposition from European powers wary of moving too quickly. Kabila is ineligible to stand in Democratic Republic of Congo's next election due in November, after serving two elected terms.

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  12. Exclusive - US wants sanctions on Congo leaders, Europe not so sureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Concerned over Congolese President Joseph Kabila's apparent attempts to cling to power, U.S. officials are pushing for sanctions against his inner circle but running into opposition from European powers wary of moving too quickly. Joseph Kabila Kabange, President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, addresses the 69th United Nations General Assembly at the U.N. headquarters in New York September 25, 2014.

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  13. BVGH To Host Expanded Africa Pavilion At BIO International Convention In San FranciscoRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2016 | BioSpace

    ... the countries exhibiting at the Africa Pavilion will be Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Gambia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. ...

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  14. CSG International and MTN South Africa Extend Business PartnershipRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2016 | PressReleasePoint

    ... Botswana, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Cyprus, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Guinea Republic, Iran, Liberia, Nigeria, Republic of Congo (Congo Brazzaville), Rwanda, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Uganda, Yemen and Zambia. Visit us at www.mtn.com .

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  15. The 2016 Olympics Will Include A Refugee TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Refinery 29

    ... judo, and athletics. The refugee team includes five athletes from South Sudan, two from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, two from Syria, and one from Ethiopia. In addition to the 10 athletes, the group will include 12 officials. "These refugee ...

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  16. Ghana could draw Nigeria and Cameroon in World Cup groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | GhanaWeb

    ... d'Ivoire, Senegal and Egypt meaning these top teams would avoid each other. Pot 2 consists of Tunisia, Cape Verde, DR Congo, Guinea and Cameroun. Nigeria, Congo Brazzaville, Morocco, Mali and South Africa are in Pot 3 The 20 teams for the draw will ...

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  17. How African governments block social mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | Ghanamma.com

    ... or texts themselves, explains Thecla Mbongue, analyst for trend forecasters Ovum. Ms Mbongue says that the order in Congo-Brazzaville appeared to allow specified numbers to carry on using their mobile phones. The interesting thing about the tweet ...

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  18. World Bank Supports Former Zambia Refugees IntegrationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | Kansas City InfoZine

    Conflicts and violence in neighboring countries have pushed people to flee into Zambia which currently hosts more than 52,000 refugees from Angola, Burundi, Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda, Somalia, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo . The project will contribute to social cohesion and the local integration of former refugees as well as the development of the surrounding areas.

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  19. How The World's Wealthiest Country Became Home To The World's Poorest PeopleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | ThinkProgress

    In this photo taken Aug. 16, 2012, a Congolese miner sifts through ground rocks to separate out the cassiterite, in the town of Nyabibwe, eastern Congo, a once bustling outpost fueled by artisanal cassiterite mining. Gold is now the primary source of income for armed groups in eastern Congo, and is ending up in jewelry stores across the world, according to a report published Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, by the Enough Project.

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  20. LeBron, Cavs confident, healthy as they return to NBA FinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | The Peninsula

    Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James embraces Toronto Raptors center Bismack Biyombo of the Democratic Republic of the Congo after game six of the NBA Eastern Conference basketball finals between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Toronto Raptors at the Air Canada Center in Toronto, Canada, 27 May 2016. By IAN HARRISON TORONTO: LeBron James isn't just going back to the NBA Finals.

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