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UN entrepreneur taps African oil for child health
By Tom Miles GENEVA (Reuters) - Republic of Congo has become the first country to agree to divert part of its oil revenues toward childhood nutrition, a victory for "innovative financing" to help the world's poorest, the scheme's creator Philippe Douste-Blazy said in an interview. The breakthrough may pave the way for similar financing schemes with other oil producers, first in Africa and then ...(9/19/2014 12:53:13 PM)
U.N. entrepreneur taps African oil for child health
By Tom Miles GENEVA (Reuters) - Republic of Congo has become the first country to agree to divert part of its oil revenues towards childhood nutrition, a victory for "innovative financing" to help the world's poorest, the scheme's creator Philippe Douste-Blazy said in an interview. The breakthrough may pave the way for similar financing schemes with other oil producers, first in Africa and then ...(9/19/2014 1:18:23 PM)
Congolese government clashes with bishops over third-term debate
By Aaron Ross KINSHASA (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo's government accused Catholic bishops of pandering to foreign influence on Thursday after they issued an open letter opposing a possible constitutional revision to let President Joseph Kabila seek a third term. The letter, issued on Sunday by the National Episcopal Conference of Congo during a visit to the Vatican, said the current ...(9/18/2014 10:05:35 AM)
Fighting Ebola With Airplanes
Mission Aviation Fellowship Joins Battle Against Ebola In Congo Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) is supporting efforts to combat a deadly Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), MAF officials said today.The Christian aviation organization is using its airplanes to transport medical personnel and supplies into the remote Boende district of the DRC. According to the DRC ...(9/20/2014 5:06:51 AM)
'Much to be done' for DR Congo to meet peace deal
Kinshasa (AFP) - The Democratic Republic of Congo still has a long way to go to meet its pledges under a peace deal agreed last year, 10 Congolese NGOs said on Wednesday.(9/17/2014 3:50:21 PM)
Peace One Day With Akon Charity Broadcast on FilmOn Network's ETV.com
Hip Hop megastar Akon will headline the historic Peace One Day concert at the international airport at Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo on September 21 and people will be able to watch worldwide via ...(9/19/2014 1:45:45 PM)
Congo's Kabila promotes general accused of selling arms to rebels
KINSHASA (Reuters) - President Joseph Kabila has named to a top army post a general accused by U.N. experts of selling weapons to rebel groups responsible for massacring civilians in Democratic Republic of Congo’s violence-plagued east. Kabila appointed General Gabriel Amisi to the first of three newly-created national zones of defence, comprising the capital Kinshasa and western provinces. ...(9/20/2014 7:31:29 AM)
Milken Institute School of Public Health Experts Available for Comment on Deadly Ebola Outbreak
WASHINGTON, DC (September 18, 2014)—Ebola, which was discovered near the Ebola River in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, is a deadly disease caused by one of several virus strains.(9/18/2014 11:31:01 AM)
Facts About the Ebola Virus
You’ve heard about the killer virus in the news, but here are some things about it you may not know.(9/18/2014 3:51:41 PM)
Sustainability in the heart of darkness
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is mostly known for its social, economic, and political instability. Does it make sense then for me to focus my research on sustainable agriculture and the role of the Congo River Basin in the global carbon cycle?(9/17/2014 4:43:44 AM)
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