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  1. Lifestyle - Books - AFRICA

    Book review: The Democratic Republic of Congo: Between Hope and Despair, by Michael Deibert

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 03:49pm by GDN

    ... Rory Carroll The Democratic Republic of Congo: Between Hope and Despair by Michael Deibert Zed 4 stars Rory Carroll Central Africa seldom commands outside attention. Its torments play ... responsibility for Congo's plight, a legacy of enslavement, looting and meddling dating back centuries. Michael Deibert's book is a scrupulously researched reminder of how this corner ...

  2. News - World - DISEASE

    Illness that has killed at least 70 in Congo is not Ebola, says WHO

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 11:22pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Kinshasa Outbreak that has killed 70 'not Ebola' At least 70 people have died in the northern Democratic Republic of Congo from an outbreak of haemorrhagic gastroenteritis, the World Health Organisation said, denying the illness was Ebola. A WHO report said that 592 people had contracted the disease, of whom 70 died. Five health care workers, including one ...

  3. News - World - Ebola virus

    Congo confirms two Ebola cases unrelated to West African epidemic

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 09:58am

    ... Agence France-Presse in Freetown Congolese health minister confirms two patients have deadly virus as death toll climbs above 1,400 The Democratic Republic of Congo confirmed its two first ... television, he said the confirmation marked the seventh outbreak of Ebola in Congo, where the virus was first identified in 1976 near the Ebola River. But he said the two new cases had “no link ...

  4. MSF highlights Congo's plight

    Posted Apr 17th 2006, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... Lilian Goh Medecins Sans Frontieres has launched a photo exhibition to highlight the grim situation faced by people living in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a country long troubled by conflict and epidemics. The humanitarian organisation opened the exhibition, Democratic Republic of Congo: The Forgotten War, earlier this month in the hope of raising awareness of the African ...

  5. News - World - DR CONGO

    DRC rebels threaten advance, say Kabila must go

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 08:37pm by Agence France-Presse in Goma

    ... Agence France-Presse in Goma Rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo warned on Wednesday they had the entire country in their sights after seizing the key eastern city of Goma, ... The UN accuses Rwanda of backing the ethnic Tutsi M23 fighters, charges denied by Kigali, which in turn accuses DR Congo of supporting Rwandan rebels based in the eastern DRC, which Kinshasa has ...

  6. News - World - WAR CRIMES

    ‘Terminator’ Bosco Ntaganda charged by ICC over mass atrocities in eastern Congo

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 09:14pm by AFP

    ... filed charges against former warlord Bosco Ntaganda, nicknamed "The Terminator", for war crimes in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The judges "unanimously confirmed charges ... and 2003 when he was military chief of the Patriotic Forces for the Liberation of Congo. The militant group, drawn from the Hema ethnic group in the conflict-ravaged east of the country, carried ...

  7. News - World - CONGO

    Rwanda-backed Congo rebels advance on Goma city

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in Goma, Congo

    ... to the fight to control the Democratic Republic of Congo's rich mineral wealth. The latest fighting broke out last Thursday. Two days later, UN attack helicopters targeted M23 positions in eastern ... Associated Press in Goma, Congo Rwanda-backed militia in clashes with army as it takes frontline to provincial capital Gunfights as Congo rebels close in on city A Rwandan-backed rebel ...

  8. News - World - CONGO

    De Merode, head of Congo’s Virunga National Park, recovering from attack

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 09:49pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Goma Belgian head of Africa's oldest wildlife park shot Unidentified armed men have critically wounded the Belgian head of Africa's oldest wildlife reserve, the Virunga National Park in Democratic Republic of Congo, officials said. The victim, Emmanuel de Merode, "was shot in the chest", North Kivu provincial governor Julien Paluku ...

  9. News - World - NATURE

    New species of monkey identified in Congo

    Posted Sep 15th 2012, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian New species of monkey identified by researchers in lowland rainforests of central Congo Meet the Lesula- world's newestknown mammal A new species of monkey has been identified in Africa, only the second time in 28 years such a discovery has been made on the continent. The finding in the Democratic Republic of Congo is significant, as identification of mammals ...




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