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Thousands flee from fresh violence in Congo-Brazzaville: UN

UNHCR spokesman William Spindler (file photo)Fresh fighting in the Republic of the Congo, also known as Congo-Brazzaville, between government forces and rebels has forced thousands of people to flee their homes.The United Nations refugee agency (UNHC...

Visiting the Democratic Republic of Congo: Media vs. Reality

When we told friends and family that we were heading to the DRC as the core focus of our month in Africa, we got more than a few raised eyebrows. Is it safe? What does one do when visiting the Democratic Republic of Congo? Also, who visits the DRC...
by The Traveling Scholar on Dec 9, 2016

Todas las respuestas sobre la fiebre hemorrágica Crimea-Congo

La fiebre hemorrágica Crimea-Congo ha desatado la alarma entre la sociedad. Pero, ¿existen razones para preocuparnos? Os traemos esta y otras respuestas sobre la enfermedad. Hyalomma marginatum, vector de la fiebre hemorrágica Crimea-Congo En un m...
by Lacasillard.com on Sep 2, 2016

Cine de hu-monos

Hay un tipo de películas que me atrae sólo porque los protagonistas, además de seres humanos, son simios, monos o, como los denomino aquí, “hu-monos”. Es decir, que llega a fundirse su naturaleza animal con la humana y no sabemos si interpret...
by cineYEAR on Aug 10, 2016

Zainab Bangura, calls for Action Against the Perpetrators of the Notorious Mass Rape in Walikale, Democratic Republic of the Congo

United Nations Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Zainab Bangura, calls for Action Against the Perpetrators of the Notorious Mass Rape in Walikale, Democratic Republic of the Congo Six years ago, in Walikale territory, North Kivu...
by SocioLingo Africa on Jul 29, 2016

Di alcune malattie si parla continuamente. Tutti vengono informati dei potenziali pericoli dei danni che provocano, delle procedure medica di sicurezza. Di altre, invece, non parla mai nessuno. Eppure sono quelle che causano il maggior numero di mort...
by Aneddotica Magazine on Jul 23, 2016

ICC sentence ex-Congolese vice president, Jean-Pierre Bemba to 18-year jail

Former Congolese vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba sits in the courtroom of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague on June 21, 2016. (AFP photo)The International Criminal Court on Tuesday gave the former Congolese vice president, Jean-Pie...

Congo: Late Papa Wemba posthumously Honored

Democratic Republic of Congo’s rumba king Papa Wemba was posthumously awarded one of his country’s highest honours a week after he collapsed on stage and died aged 66. At a ceremony in... This is a content summary only. Visit www.cp-af...

Ugandan rebels kidnap 100 civilians in DR Congo: UN

A UN truck is seen in the MONUSCO (United Nations Stabilization Mission in the DR Congo) base near the Kibunga village, North Kivu, on April 23, 2015. (AFP photo)Suspected Ugandan rebels have kidnapped about 100 people during an attack in the trouble...

Juliet Ibrahim Spotted With Congolese Music Legend Koffi Olomide

Ghollywood actress, Juliet Ibrahim gushed over her meeting with music legend, Koffi Olomide. She said she bumped into him. julietibrahim And look who I bumped into the other day. Legend Koffi olomide #bigfan had to capture the moment j’étais telle...
by Oh Zina on Jun 4, 2016

India Probes Attack on 26-Year-Old Nigerian Student in Hyderabad

India’s foreign ministry says it is looking... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit site or click title above]]...
by Jobs & Scholarships in Nigeria on May 27, 2016

Romania vs DR Congo 1-1 Highlights 2016 Friendly

Romania held a 1-1 draw against DR Congo in the match of International Friendly. Romania vs DR Congo match ended with 1-1 scoreline in International Friendly 2016.  Romania vs DR Congo 1-1 Highlights Video Clips International Friendly 201...
by Goals Aim on May 25, 2016

Book Review: Congo by David Van Reybrouck

Every time I started to feel some sort of hope between the pages, Mr. Van Reybrouck crushes my beliefs in humanity within a few moments, for the struggle to start again.

Questions Surround Congo President’s Re-election: Violence Continues

Republic of Congo (ROC) President Denis Sassou Nguesso won re-election in 2016, but activists and political opponents have contested his legitimacy through the court system, and the government actively targets opposition members through violence and...
by EconomyWatch.com on Apr 22, 2016

Congo DR: USAID funds African trial of pneumonia diagnosis device

Respimometer is envisioned as a lifesaving diagnostic tool for children in remote villages; and as a telemedicine tool in the developed world. The US Agency for International Development (USAID)... This is a content summary only. Visit www.cp-africa...

Shocking collapse of gorilla subspecies

A shocking new report by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and Fauna & Flora International documents a catastrophic collapse of the world's largest great ape - the Grauer's gorilla - due to a combination of illegal hunting around mining sit...
by The Archaeology News Network on Apr 5, 2016

Re-electing Congo Pres. Nguesso-Blessing Or A Curse

Re-electing Congo Pres. Nguesso-Blessing Or A Curse People around the world have been wondering what’s really with him that made the Congolese electorates chose him. Is his re-election a blessing or a curse to his country? Find out. The recently co...
by Daily Trending Search on Mar 27, 2016

Congo vs Zambia 1-1 Highlights 2016 Africa Cup of Nations

Congo held a 1-1 draw against Zambia in the match of Africa Cup of Nations. Congo vs Zambia match ended with 1-1 scoreline in Africa Cup of Nations 2016.  Congo vs Zambia 1-1 Highlights Video Clips Africa Cup of Nations 2016 Match Stats:...
by Goals Aim on Mar 27, 2016

Zambia vs Congo Live

Watch Zambia vs Congo Live Stream & Highlights Watch Zambia vs Congo live stream free online and highlights video Africa Cup of Nations Qualification match on 23 March 2016 at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium, Ndola. Catch Zambia vs Congo live broadcasts h...
by TimeSoccer.com on Mar 18, 2016

In Photos: Congo President Presents Each Member of CHAN 2016 Winning Squad With Brand New SUV

Democratic Republic of Congo president, Joseph Kabila on Tuesday, February 9, presented the country’s African Nations Championship (CHAN) winners with a fleet of high-end Toyota Prado. Kabila handed over the keys The post In Photos: Congo Pre...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Feb 11, 2016


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