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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 .(7/29/2014 1:18:18 AM)
Poverty is at the root of west Africa's Ebola crisis
Although it is highly contagious, Ebola the disease is not the problem. The problem is poverty, under-development, and the lack of state institutions.(7/29/2014 12:06:14 PM)
Bonobos Invade 'Planet of the Apes' (Op-Ed)
Brian Hare is an associate professor of evolutionary anthropology at Duke University, and Vanessa Woods is the author of "Bonobo Handshake" (Gotham, 20011). Woods and Hare are on the board of the nonprofit Lola ya Bonobo, a sanctuary for orphan bonobos in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The "Planet of the Apes" movie series has always been about males: Male characters for male audiences, doing ...(7/28/2014 2:25:43 PM)
Appointed to fight sexual violence and recruitment of child soldiers in the DRC, Jeanine Mabunda Lioko accepts ...
KINSHASA, Democratic Republic Of The Congo, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- President Joseph Kabila furthered his commitment to eradicating the systemic problem of sexual violence and the recruitment of children into armed groups in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) by nominating Jeanine Mabunda Lioko as his special representative. Sexual violence and the recruitment of children into ...(7/28/2014 12:01:00 AM)
Austin Family Fights To Bring Son Home From DRC
A Central Texas family is one of more than 800 American families caught in an international adoption struggle in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The Smetana's have been fighting to bring home their son, Henry, who is stuck in Limbo after the DRC halted all international adoptions by suspending exit letters, which are necessary documents to take children out of the country. ...(7/29/2014 10:59:54 PM)
Is disarmament of DRC rebel group a ruse?
The disarmament of FDLR rebels in DRC is seen as a significant step but some critics question the sincerity of the move.(7/30/2014 12:29:19 AM)
Congo’s President Fires Gecamines CEO to Address ‘Mismanagement’
Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila fired the chief executive officer of Gecamines, the country’s state-owned of mining company, Prime Minister Augustin Matata Ponyo said.(7/28/2014 2:45:18 AM)
Fist Bumps Pass Along Fewer Germs Than Handshakes
That strong, sturdy handshake your grandpa taught you isn't the cleanest way to greet someone, scientists say. So should doctors and nurses in hospitals start bumping fist?(7/29/2014 2:24:33 PM)
Congo-Kinshasa: Empowering Sexual Violence Survivors By Enforcing Reparations
[IPS]Boston -Before a sexual violence survivor in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has her day in court, she must surmount many obstacles. Poor or nonexistent roads and costly transportation may prevent her from going to a police station to report the crime, or to a hospital to receive treatment for the injuries sustained during the violence.(7/28/2014 4:36:12 AM)
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 ...(7/28/2014 6:17:29 PM)
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