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Congo Check brings fact-checking to the streets and doubles its reach
Poynter - 7/13/2020 12:19:00 PM
People were very nice when they heard it was Congo Check, and that we were there to help them not believe in false rumors about the coronavirus,” said Sammy Mupfuni, managing director of Congo Check.

Republic of Congo president’s son ‘living it up on fraud cash’
The Times - 7/13/2020 11:16:00 PM
Funds embezzled from state coffers by the son of the Republic of Congo’s president were used to buy a Florida penthouse, luxury cars and a kitchen refurbishment in France that cost half a million pounds, US federal prosecutors claim. Denis-Christel ...

Democratic Republic of Congo Telecom Operators Country Intelligence Report 2020 -
Business Wire - 7/14/2020 9:37:00 AM
Telecom Operators Country Intelligence 2020" report has been added to's offering. Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Telecom Operators Country Intelligence Report provides an executive-level overview of the telecommunications market in DRC today,

On a peace mission to the Congo, his plane dropped out of the sky
YAHOO! - 7/7/2020 12:21:00 AM
Dag Hammarskjöld was an idealistic diplomat who sought to do the right thing. Author Ravi Somaiya argues that people in high places wanted him gone.

Targeted next-generation sequencing of sputum for diagnosis of drug-resistant TB: results of a national survey in Democratic Republic of the Congo
Nature - 7/1/2020 9:13:00 AM
The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo) is classified by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a country with a high burden of TB and multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB), but there are no nationally representative data on drug resistance.

Democratic Republic of the Congo: Revised One International Appeal - Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Outbreak (MDRCD026), Operation update n° 5
ReliefWeb - 7/1/2020 11:43:00 AM
English Situation Report on Democratic Republic of the Congo and 2 other countries about Coordination, Disaster Management, Children, Persons with Disabilities, Epidemic and more; published on 30 Jun

COVID-19 in Democratic Republic of Congo: lessons learned with Ebola outbreaks help to empower communities
ReliefWeb - 7/9/2020 7:59:00 AM
English News and Press Release on Democratic Republic of the Congo about Health and Epidemic; published on 08 Jul 2020 by Caritas

Central Maine family struggles getting COVID testing after returning from Democratic Republic of Congo
Kennebec Journal - 7/11/2020 8:36:00 PM
Maureen Davis of Skowhegan tried contacting Gov. Janet Mills and Sen. Angus King about the policy in place requiring people to be tested, and the reality that nobody seems to be able to get a test and there is a significant lack of coordination.

SI All-American TV: Top 2021 F Jonathan Kuminga Speaks on Social Injustice In Democratic Republic of Congo
Sports Illustrated - 7/7/2020 6:51:00 PM
It’s not that Jonathan Kuminga was refreshing his timeline to see if the four head coaches on his final list of colleges would speak out against social injustice, but, yes, he wanted to hear their response in this time.

Russia ready to provide COVID-19 aid to Republic of the Congo — Kremlin
TASS - 7/6/2020 1:19:00 PM
Russian President Vladimir Putin announced Russia’s readiness to provide COVID-19 aid to the Republic of the Congo during his phone call with the Republic’s President Denis Sassou Nguesso Monday. "Vladimir Putin noted Russia’s readiness to provide aid to the Republic of the Congo to counter the coronavirus infection spread,