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■ Secretary-General's message to the Thirty-Eighth Ministerial Meeting of the UN Standing Advisory Committee on Security ...

I would like to thank H. E. Mr. Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo as well as the Government and the people of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea for hosting the thirty-eighth ministerial meeting of the United Nations Standing Advisory Committee on Security Questions in Central Africa (UNSAC). This meeting takes place in a regional context still heavily dominated by the crisis in the Central African ...
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 07:18:18 -0700

■ Family waits in Congo for months for adopted daughter

Adoption advocates from around the world are hopeful that an African summit that convenes in Washington on Friday will help bring an estimated 350 orphans home from the Congo.
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 05:36:12 -0700

■ Congo-Kinshasa: Nord-Kivu Authorities Ban Media Coverage of Muslim Community

[RSF]Reporters Without Borders deplores the ban on any media coverage linked to the local Muslim community that the Higher Council for Broadcasting (CSAC) in the eastern province of Nord-Kivu issued on 28 July, which Muslims celebrate as Eid al-Fitr, the end of the month-long Ramadan fast.
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 04:28:43 -0700

■ DR Congo's insect cuisine: nutritious and delicious

In Kinshasa's Gambela market shoppers can find insects for every occasion -- from unctuous white weevil larvae for fancy dinners to crispy caterpillars and snacky termites that stick in your teeth. They may be an unbeatably cheap source of protein, but DR Congo's many insect connoisseurs insist they also have real gastronomic value. "The caterpillars and the other insects we eat are very rich in ...
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:49:35 -0700

■ Ebola Discoverer Peter Piot: 'I Would Sit Next to an Infected Person on the Train'

Scientist who discovered Ebola virus Peter Piot says outbreak won't trigger global epidemic.
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 03:45:27 -0700

■ Catholics observe SECAM Day in Accra

The Roman Catholic Church in Africa and Madagascar has observed the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) Day in Accra. SECAM is a Pan-Africa Church organisation for organic pastoral solidarity among the Roman Catholic Bishops in Africa and Madagascar.
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:45:18 -0700

■ 1st pro loss only a setback for Ghislain Maduma; Lightweight takes positives from tough experience

MONTREAL (July 30, 2014) - His first loss as a professional pales in comparison to the obstacles lightweight contender Ghislain "Mani" Maduma (16-1, 1 ...
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:43:15 -0700

■ Congo's insect cuisine: nutritious, delicious

KINSHASA -- In Kinshasa's Gambela market shoppers can find insects for every occasion -- from unctuous white weevil larvae for fancy dinners to crispy caterpillars and snacky termites that stick in your teeth.
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 08:24:27 -0700

■ Rewarding mission, but return home welcome, too

For 17-year-old Tyler Messer, a long, long trip on behalf of his church was rewarding enough that he says he’d do it again. But it also reminded him there’s no place like home.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:05:36 -0700

■ How to Avoid the Coming Bear Market in US Stocks

Perhaps soon, perhaps not — the US stock market will have one of its worst days. Bear markets and market crashes are not hypothetical. They are real. The post How to Avoid the Coming Bear Market in US Stocks appeared first on The Daily Reckoning Australia .
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 22:18:18 -0700

■ Rawbank may use Moody’s rating to sell bond

Rawbank, Democratic Republic of Congo’s biggest lender, said it may use the credit rating it received last week from Moody’s Investor’s Service to sell an international bond. “The conditions seem ripe for Rawbank to consider conducting its first international bond issue, which would be a first for a corporation based in the Democratic Republic of...  [Read More...]
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:30:59 -0700

■ Military Offensives Free DRC Villages

The military spokesman for the United Nations Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) says a joint military offensive with the national army in Walikale and Masisi territories has freed over 20 villages from rebels from the Mai Cheka and the Alliance for the Sovereign and Patriotic Congo (APCLH) groups. Colonel Felix Basse says residents are expressing their appreciation. “This is ...
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:17:29 -0700

■ The worst days of the market

If you can avoid the market’s worst days, says Bill Bonner, you’re way ahead of the game. The post The worst days of the market was first published on MoneyWeek .
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:05:56 -0700

■ Vita snatch win to stay on track for semis

JOHANNESBURG: Democratic Republic of Congo club Vita snatched a 2-1 home win over Sudanese El-Hilal at the weekend to stay on course for a first CAF Champions League semi-finals appearance.
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 05:04:25 -0700

■ NommĂ©e pour lutter contre la violence sexuelle et l'embrigadement d'enfants soldats en RDC, Jeanine Mabunda Lioko ...

KINSHASA, République démocratique du Congo, 28 juillet 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Le Président Joseph Kabila est allé plus loin dans son engagement vis-à-vis de l'éradication du problème généralisé de la violence sexuelle et du recrutement...
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 01:55:15 -0700

Kinshasa News
■ Secretary-General's message to the Thirty-Eighth Ministerial Meeting of the UN Standing Advisory Committee on Security ...■ Family waits in Congo for months for adopted daughter■ Congo-Kinshasa: Nord-Kivu Authorities Ban Media Coverage of Muslim Community■ DR Congo's insect cuisine: nutritious and delicious■ Ebola Discoverer Peter Piot: 'I Would Sit Next to an Infected Person on the Train'
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