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A new collaboration between the Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative and the Tungsten Industry Conflict Minerals Council makes it easier for companies to source conflict-free tungsten.
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The BUILD Africa forum is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with the African Development Bank Group's Africa50 infrastructure fund.
On November 13, 2013, the state-run media regulatory board High Council on Freedom of Communication , suspended three private weeklies from circulation for nine months in connection with articles they published that were critical of the authorities, according to news reports .
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United Nations forces in Democratic Republic of Congo launched unmanned aircraft on Tuesday to monitor the volatile border with Rwanda and Uganda, the first time U.N. peacekeepers have deployed surveillance drones.
Thirty-year-old Japanese diplomat Shinya Yamada is accused of embezzling US$260,000 and torching the Japanese embassy in Democratic Republic of the Congo.
A diplomat in charge of accounting at the Japanese embassy in the Democratic Republic of the Congo was being quizzed Tuesday after a suspicious fire at the mission where US$260,000 has gone missing.
The names Jesse and Skyler are more popular than ever thanks to the television-watching world's obsession with "Breaking Bad," according to a list of the most popular baby names in 2013 released by website BabyCentre.
A former guard of Rwandan President Paul Kagame, seized in Uganda where he was a refugee and sent back to Kigali, pleaded not guilty Monday to terrorism and murder.
"Recent events in Rutshuru should not cause us to overlook the fact that the humanitarian and security situation remains difficult in other territories in the east of the country," said Alessandra MAfA©negon, head of the ICRC delegation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Joseph Kabila, President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, makes a public address as he tours Rutshuru, a town formerly held by M23 rebels in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, November 29, 2013.
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Exclusive Feature : Two years ago, the Republic of Congo's airline ECAir first began short-haul flights within the country; Since then, it has launched a flight to Paris and plans to start flying to destinations within West Africa and even further afield to Dubai.
Chiwetel Ejiofor has the lead role in two of 2013's biggest films - 12 Years A Slave, directed by Steve McQueen, and the film adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's award-winning novel, Half of A Yellow Sun, directed by Biyi Bandele.