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Congo, U.N. troops fire live rounds amid protest against killings
By Kenny Katombe BENI Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Congolese troops and United Nations peacekeepers fired live rounds to disperse hundreds of people protesting outside a U.N. base in the eastern Congolese town of Beni on Wednesday, a Reuters witness said. Crowds gathered at the U.N. base calling for peacekeepers to leave the town after two people were shot dead on Tuesday during a ...(10/22/2014 8:55:42 AM)
Congo, UN troops fire live rounds amid protest against killings
By Kenny Katombe BENI Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Congolese troops and United Nations peacekeepers fired live rounds to disperse hundreds of people protesting outside a U.N. base in the eastern Congolese town of Beni on Wednesday, a Reuters witness said. Crowds gathered at the U.N. base calling for peacekeepers to leave the town after two people were shot dead on Tuesday during a ...(10/22/2014 8:58:17 AM)
Randgold CEO warns against tax hike in new Congo mining code
By Aaron Ross KINSHASA (Reuters) - The Democratic Republic of Congo’s focus on maximising short-term tax revenues risks squandering long-term mining prospects, the chief executive of one of its largest mining investors warned on Wednesday. Speaking at a mining conference in Kinshasa, Mark Bristow, the CEO of gold miner Randgold Resources Ltd, criticised Congo's Prime Minister Augustin Matata ...(10/23/2014 2:28:09 AM)
Congo: Doctor wins top EU prize
A doctor who has devoted years to aiding gang-rape victims in the conflict-torn Democratic Republic of Congo has been awarded Europe's top human rights award, the Sakharov Prize.(10/22/2014 8:16:27 AM)
DR Congo doctor wins Sakharov prize
A doctor from the Democratic Republic of Congo has won Europe’s top human rights prize for helping thousands of gang rape victims in the country. Denis Mukwege was announced the winner of the Sakharov prize by the European Parliament in Strasbourg. The 59-year-old gynaecologist told the BBC the prize would make rape survivors in DR...  [Read More...](10/22/2014 4:10:08 PM)
Congo-Kinshasa: UN Mission Comes Under Attack, Steps Up Security
[UN News]The United Nations Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo, known as MONUSCO, has stepped up its security following several attacks on its bases in North Kivu, including one this morning, when a large number of youths converged on the premises, and another yesterday which required the evacuation of 12 staff members.(10/23/2014 6:53:16 AM)
Research and Markets: The Insurance Industry in the Republic of the Congo, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "The Insurance Industry in the Republic of the Congo, Key T(10/21/2014 1:06:00 PM)
DR Congo: UN Mission comes under attack, steps up security
The United Nations Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo, known as MONUSCO, has stepped up its security following several attacks on its bases in North Kivu, including one this morning, when a large number of youths converged on the premises, and another yesterday which required the evacuation of 12 staff members.(10/22/2014 5:15:19 PM)
Brave healer of DR Congo's most horrific wounds
KINSHASA (AFP) - Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege, who won the Sakharov human rights prize Tuesday, has been dubbed "Doctor Miracle" for helping tens of thousands of gang rape victims in the Democratic Republic of Congo.(10/21/2014 5:22:35 PM)
DR Congo's Mukwege wins EU Sakharov human rights prize
Strasbourg (France) (AFP) - Doctor Denis Mukwege won the European Parliament's prestigious Sakharov human rights prize on Tuesday for his work in helping thousands of gang rape victims in the Democratic Republic of Congo.(10/21/2014 3:42:12 PM)
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