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Experts discuss improvement of medical training in Africa

A three-day regional meeting on medical training is underway in Brazzaville Congo.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Program features Democratic Republic of the Congo representative

Bienvenu Kulungu, who represents the governor of the Bandundu Province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, will discuss international trade, culture, government affairs and related topics at 10 a.m. Thursday in the Sabatini Multicultural Resource Center Lobby at The University of Kansas in Lawrence.

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Cryptomundo

The Emela-Ntouka - New Evidence for the Congo's 'Killer of Elephants'

It may be the most famous one, but the long-necked moekel-mbembe, often likened to a sauropod dinosaur, is not the only mystery beast allegedly inhabiting the vast Likouala swamplands of the People's Republic of the Congo.

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Related Topix: Africa, Zoology, Science

InteliHealth

Full Commentary

Not long ago, I was traveling through upstate New York and saw signs for Coxsackie.

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Related Topix: New York, World News, Africa, Health

The New Zealand Herald

Film Festival: From the Earth to the Stars

Films with a strong environmental theme - including three set in Africa and one that focuses on the heavens - stand out in the documentary line-up in the film festival, writes Peter Calder The thematic pre-occupations of the documentary film-makers whose work features in each year's midwinter film festival gives an interesting angle of view on the ... (more)

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The Baltimore Sun

Central African Republic civilian leaders threaten to boycott peace talks

Key political and religious groups in strifetorn Central African Republic on Friday threatened to boycott peace talks in the neighboring Republic of Congo, saying their county's future should be resolved at home.

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AllAfrica.com

Congo-Kinshasa: DRC Refugees and the Limits of Durable Solutions

Facilitating the return of conflict-displaced refugees to eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is one of the key components of regional stabilization efforts.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Democratic Republic of the Congo

New Scientist

Today on New Scientist

Variations in chimpanzee intelligence have been shown for the first time to be strongly dictated by genetic inheritance, echoing findings in people Electrifying feet help geckos keep their grip Electrostatic forces may play a key role in the legendary stickiness of geckos' feet, says a team that gently dragged the creatures across several surfaces ... (more)

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Related Topix: Devon County, England, United Kingdom, World News, Africa

Southland Times

Welcome mat is far wider

Columnist Pat Veltkamp Smith was Southland Times women's editor until 1997 and is a former president of the Southland Justices of the Peace Association.

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Related Topix: Czech Republic, Europe, World News, Germany, Africa

World Magazine

Far from home

Alima and Masalay, two 5-year-old children from Congo, are legally part of the Stroud family in Fort Wayne, Ind.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Fort Wayne, IN, Prison, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Thu Jul 10, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Burundi: The Uncertain Future of Peacebuilding

Burundi has enjoyed a short period of peace since 2010, but this could turn out to be the lull before the storm.

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Mail & Guardian

Sexwale 'caught up' in US probe of suspect DRC mining deal

Company founded by ANC stalwart allegedly profited from notorious mine takeover because of its partnership with President Joseph Kabila's close friend Big deal: Israeli billionaire Dan Gertler was at the heart of a transaction that nearly went sour, thanks to the global economic meltdown.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe

National Geographic

Like in Humans, Genes Drive Half of Chimp Intelligence, Study Finds

A chimp at NouabalA©-Ndoki National Park in the Republic of the Congo probes a termite mound with a stick.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Genetics, Medicine, Science / Technology, Robots

[H]ard OCP

Two Intel Employees Recognized Among Most Powerful Female Engineers

Two Intel employees have been named to Business Insider's list of the 22 Most Powerful Female Engineers in Tech.

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Business Wire

PA Resources AB: Invitation to Presentation of Q2 Results on 18 July

PA Resources will release the interim report for the second quarter 2014 on Friday 18 July at 07:30 CET.

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Related Topix: World News, Equatorial Guinea, Africa, Sweden,

Sys-Con Media

Banro Provides Q2 2014 Production Update for its Twangiza Gold Mine,...

Twangiza produced 21,431 ounces of gold in Q2 2014, an increase of 10.8% over the same quarter of 2013, despite rainfall affecting Twangiza in April.

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Related Topix: Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News, Weather

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Voice of America

US: African Leaders Should Honor Constitutional Term Limits

U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield, right, accompanied by USAID Assistant Administrator for Bureau for Democracy Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance Nancy Lindborg, testifies on Capitol Hill.

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Related Topix: Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News, Africa, Joseph Kabila

New Scientist

Medical app amasses evidence against war-zone rapists

Hundreds of women are raped in the war-torn Democratic Republic of the Congo every day.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Science / Technology

Marine News

Lakes Iron Ore Trade Down 17% at Midyear

The Lake Carriers' Association reported that iron ore shipments on the Great Lakes total 19.2 million tons through the end of June, a 17 percent decrease from a year ago and the trade's long-term average.

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U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

H.Res.588

H.RES.588 Latest Title: Concerning the suspension of exit permit issuance by the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo for adopted Congolese children seeking to depart the country with their adoptive parents.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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