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  1. 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 ...

  2. Business - Economy

    World Bank watching US Fed, ready to respond

    Posted Jun 20th 2013, 12:55pm by Reuters

    ... to become such a huge part of our own strategy,” Kim said. He cited the example of the Inga III dam in the Democratic Republic of Congo which he said had the potential to provide electricity ... a governance structure that would weather the vicissitudes of Democratic Republic of Congo politics. We think it’s possible,” Kim said. “So watch that space.” ...

  3. News - World - COMMUNICATIONS

    Africans’ use of mobile phones to get on internet tipped to rise 20-fold by 2019

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 09:27pm by GDN

    ... such as sub-Saharan Africa," they say. The sub-Saharan countries with the most mobile subscriptions are Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Ghana. Arthur Goldstuck, ...

  4. News - World - CONGO

    Civilians flee rebel advance in Congo

    Posted Nov 25th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... between the Democratic Republic of Congo military and the M23 rebels. The rebels captured Goma, the capital of North Kivu province, on Tuesday before taking the key town of Sake 20 kilometres ... Agence France-Presse in Sake Fleeing civilians alarm UN officials The United Nations has expressed shock at the sight of thousands of civilians fleeing a rebel advance in eastern Congo ...

  5. Talks start in Beijing over Congo immunity case

    Posted Jul 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... questions arising from US-based fund FG Hemisphere Associates' attempt to force the Democratic Republic of Congo to repay more than US$100 million it owed. The court ruled that the debt ...

  6. The hippopotamus

    Posted Oct 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are now in Africa. Hippo killing fields Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) used to have one of the world's largest hippo populations. Thirty years ago, 29,000 ... sunburnt because... a. they spend so much time underwater. b. they don't have much hair. c. they sweat too much. 3 At Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo,... of hippos ...

  7. News - World - CLEAN ENERGY

    World Bank U-turn brings hydropower in from cold

    Posted May 11th 2013, 12:00am by WASHINGTON POST

    ... said in an interview. Advocacy groups remain sceptical, arguing that large projects, such as the Democratic Republic of the Congo's long-debated network of dams around Inga Falls, may ... the tension between economic development and the drive to tame carbon use. Major hydropower projects in Congo, Zambia, Nepal and elsewhere- all of a scale dubbed "transformational" ...

  8. Business - China Business

    China Three Gorges subsidiary banned from World Bank projects

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 02:51pm by Toh Han Shih

    ... bidding for the US$12 billion Inga 3 dam in the Democratic Republic of Congo, one of the world’s costliest hydropower projects. On 15 November last year, the  South China Morning Post reported ...

  9. News - China - IVORY TRADE

    Four Chinese men in Kenyan court over ivory smuggling

    Posted Jan 29th 2013, 08:34am by AFP

    ... as they did not have an interpreter, the court official said. The four were arrested in Nairobi airport as they transited from Lubumbashi in Democratic Republic of Congo en route to China’s Guangzhou ...

  10. News - World - ENERGY

    World Bank urges end to polluting gas flaring

    Posted Oct 26th 2012, 12:00am by GDN

    ... Qatar and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, now use large volumes of previously wasted gas to generate electricity. The bank's estimates show that flaring was cut from 172 billion cubic ...




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