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News Republic of Congo: Two aid workers killed, one kidnapped, in Congo

News channel or source: http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/msn/two-aid-workers-killed-in-congo/ar-BBJlz14
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

(CNN)Two aid workers were killed and one kidnapped over the weekend in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the United Nations reported Monday. The three humanitarian workers were from the French nongovernmental organization Hydraulique Sans Frontières.

News Republic of Congo: Democratic Republic of the Congo cVDPV2 Outbreak Situation Report December 2017

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/democratic-republic-congo/democratic-republic-congo-cvdpv2-outbreak-situation-report-december
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is currently facing two separate circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDVP2) outbreaks: in Maniema province, and in Haut Lomami province (with spread to Tanganyika province). In December, two new cases ...

News Republic of Congo: Global response to Pope’s call to pray for South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo

News channel or source: http://www.anglicannews.org/news/2018/02/global-response-to-popes-call-to-pray-for-south-sudan-and-the-democratic-republic-of-congo.aspx
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

The UN’s Under-Secretary General for Peacekeeping Operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, visits the Monusco (United Nations Organisation Stabilisation Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo) base on the banks of the Semuliki river in northeastern ...

News Republic of Congo: Two aid workers killed in eastern DR Congo: UN

News channel or source: http://www.digitaljournal.com/news/world/two-aid-workers-killed-in-eastern-dr-congo/article/515316
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Two Congolese aid workers were killed and a third abducted by an unidentified armed group in the troubled North Kivu province of Democratic Republic of Congo, the United Nations said Monday. "We lost two fellow aid workers killed in the line of duty by ...

News Republic of Congo: Glencore, Randgold form group to challenge Congo law changes

News channel or source: https://www.moneyweb.co.za/news-fast-news/glencore-randgold-form-group-to-challenge-congo-law-changes/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Glencore and Randgold Resources are among major mining companies in the Democratic Republic of Congo clubbing together in a bid to stop sweeping legal reforms, claiming their interests were poorly served by the existing industry body. In a letter sent to ...

News Republic of Congo: RPT-COLUMN-Congo's cobalt hopes risk the same ruinous road as Thai rice: Russell

News channel or source: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/02/19/reuters-america-rpt-column-congos-cobalt-hopes-risk-the-same-ruinous-road-as-thai-rice-russell.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

LAUNCESTON, Australia, Feb 19 (Reuters) - What do the moves by the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to boost its share of the country's cobalt bounty have in common with the former Thai government's attempts to control the global market for rice exports?

News Republic of Congo: Day of Prayer and Fasting for Peace: February 23rd

News channel or source: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/bornagaincatholic/2018/02/day-prayer-fasting-peace-february-23rd/
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Pope Francis has called for February 23, 2018, to be an international day of prayer and fasting for peace, in particular for the populations of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and South Sudan. The Holy Father urged participation by the members ...

News Republic of Congo: Congo says six soldiers killed in clash with Rwandan army

News channel or source: http://www.nasdaq.com/article/congo-says-six-soldiers-killed-in-clash-with-rwandan-army-20180216-00620
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo, Feb 16 (Reuters) - Six Congolese soldiers were killed, a senior army officer said on Friday, in a clash with Rwandan forces this week that now risks inflaming tensions between two neighbours with a long history of ...