Congo Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Africa success may hurt DownsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | Iol.co.za

    Football was always the least of Mamelodi Sundowns' worries on their trip to Dolisie in Congo-Brazzaville, where they got the better of AC Leopards to advance to the second round of the CAF Champions League. Their mental strength, fighting spirit and resolve were tested - from a long bus drive to the Stade Denis Sassou Nguesso to playing on a cabbage-patch of a field.

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  2. How one hedge fund made $2 billion from Argentina's economic collapseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | The Washington Post

    ... The billionaire Republican fundraiser also developed a taste for tangling with foreign governments, including Peru and Congo-Brazzaville, over the value of government bonds. The hedge fund's tactics in the Argentine case drew international attention ...

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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. 16 dead as army clashes with rebels in DR CongoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | The Peninsula

    Few hawkers gather at an empty market as a "dead city" strike is called by five defeated opposition candidates to protest the re-election of President Denis Sassou Nguesso, in Brazzaville on March 29, 2016. / AFP / MARCO LONGARI Goma, DR Congo: Four Congolese soldiers and 12 rebels have been killed in three days of clashes in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the military said on Tuesday.

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  5. Brazzaville partly shut to protest Sassou-Nguesso's re-electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | EurActiv.com

    Opposition strongholds in Brazzaville were closed on Tuesday following a strike call over the re-election of Congo's veteran ruler Denis Sassou Nguesso in polls his rivals say were marred by "massive fraud". Sassou Nguesso was declared the winner of the 20 March election, extending his 32 years in power in a result which has been challenged by five defeated opposition candidates.

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  6. NAPW Inducts Aleth Felix-Tchicaya, Founder / President, Les Enfants...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | PRWeb

    ... the Founder and President of Les Enfants d'Aleth USA, Inc. , a 501 (3) certified organization. She was born in Congo-Brazzaville and is a Swiss resident and Belgian national. She completed her education in France and Belgium and finally ...

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  7. Evaluation of Viremia Frequencies of a Novel Human Pegivirus by Using Bioinformatic Screening and PCRRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2016 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    ... at seroConversion cohort ( 11 ), Thames Valley HIV Cohort Study ( 12 ), and a cohort in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) ( 13 ). All datasets were derived by using nontargeted viral RNaseq from total plasma RNA and the Illumina Hiseq ...

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  8. UN envoy welcomes Sudan's signing of action plan to end use of child soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | United Nations

    ... use of children by Government security forces in conflict. The other six are Afghanistan, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Myanmar, Somalia, South Sudan, and Yemen. “Twenty years after my mandate was created, governments around the world now ...

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  9. DR Congo ex-leader faces landmark ICC war crimes verdictRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | The Peninsula

    ... as a war crime and crime against humanity. Once a feared rebel leader in the vast north of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Bemba, 53, is accused of failing to halt abuses by his Congolese Liberation Movement (MLC) which he sent into the Central ...

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  10. Congo's Nguesso set to extend presidency, despite international concernRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | EurActiv.com

    ... criticised by international observers. EXCLUSIVE / Euronews is under scrutiny for its deal with the Republic of Congo's national broadcaster to launch a pan-African channel, after the country's authoritarian president cracked down on his political ...

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  11. Five things to know about Republic of CongoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | The Peninsula

    People react as the car of Reverend Frederic Bitsangou, alias Pastor Ntoumi, leader of the rebel Congolese Ninja group, enters the Kinsundi district of Brazzaville on March 17, 2016 after a stand-off with regular police forces had earlier barricaded the road. AFP, MARCO LONGARI Brazzaville: Congo holds presidential elections Sunday, with incumbent Denis Sassou Nguesso seeking a third term after a controversial change to the constitution that allows him to extend his 32-year grip on power.

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  12. Sassou Nguesso: from Congo commando to entrenched strongmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | The Peninsula

    Electoral posters of incumbent Congolese President Denis Sassou-Nguesso are seen at a busy intersection in Brazzaville on March 16, 2016 ahead of polls on March 20. AFP, MARCO LONGARI Brazzaville: Republic of Congo's President Denis Sassou Nguesso, seeking a third term in Sunday's election, began his political career as a Marxist-Leninist and has become a wealthy strongman determined to extend his 32 years in power. One of Africa's five longest-serving leaders, having first taken office in 1979, he used the army as a springboard to power, while allegedly amassing a fortune.

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  13. New Right-Wing Government Cedes Argentina's Sovereignty to Wall StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | Counterpunch

    ... Greg Palast: "Singer's modus operandi is to find some forgotten tiny debt owed by a very poor nation (Peru and Congo were on his menu). He waits for the United States and European taxpayers to forgive the poor nations' debts, then waits a bit longer ...

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  14. Supporting Artisanal Mining Communities Transforms LivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | Triple Pundit

    ... But for many people working in artisanal jobs around the world - from fishermen in Colombia to gold miners in the Congo - the reality is much different. They labor in unsafe conditions, without protections and guarantees of fair wages, enduring ...

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  15. More Information about MOKAWARead the original story

    Mar 16, 2016 | ThomasNet

    ... (tantalum, tin, tungsten and gold) which serve to finance the armed conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo or an adjoining country. In our products none of the so-called "Conflict Materials" from the DRC or adjoining countries are based on ...

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  16. UTubers: Video of children reuniting with parents after three-year...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | Deseret News

    Jennifer Murrow Grover waited three years to have her sons come home to the United States after adopting them in the Democratic Republic of Congo. A video uploaded on Facebook shows their reunion.

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  17. United in the gospel - Singing in the General Women's Meeting choirRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | Deseret News

    ... the doctrines, principles and practices of the Church. Rosette Bahati was born in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, but civil war caused her and her husband and their seven children to flee their home. For a time they lived in a refugee camp in ...

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  18. Don't Forget About Our GirlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... going against the commands of Allah (SWT). Girls from countries like India, Pakistan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Syria and Afghanistan are brutalized for going to school and according to a Somalian girl quoted in a Glamour Magazine ...

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  19. Tim Peake captures Ireland from the ISS to celebrate St Patrick's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | Daily Mail

    ... making certain regions more prone to strikes. For example, parts of Africa including the Democratic Republic of the Congo have the highest frequency of lightning on Earth. Nasa tracks lightning strikes using satellites fitted with sensors and ...

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  20. DRC OKs 47 kids to join Italy familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | ANSA.it

    Rome, March 17 - The chair of Italy's international adoptions commission said Thursday the Democratic Republic of the Congo has cleared another 47 adopted children so they can join their new parents in Italy. "We obtained the green light for another 47 children adopted by Italian families," said Silvia Della Monica .

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