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International Business Times
DRC: Why is Moise Katumbi's presidential election candidacy so important? race, is seen as the biggest challenge to force the electoral calendar back on
DRC: Why is Moise Katumbi's presidential election candidacy so important?
International Business Times / Posted an hour ago
race, is seen as the biggest challenge to force the electoral calendar back on track. The incumbent, President Joseph Kabila has been accused of delaying the electoral process as he seeks to prolong his rule into a third term, which is barred... Read more
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International Business Times
DRC: Security forces 'surrounding' presidential candidate Moise Katumbi's home to be their candidate for president. Katumbi (full name Moise Katumbi Chapwe) i
DRC: Security forces 'surrounding' presidential candidate Moise Katumbi's home
International Business Times / Posted an hour ago
to be their candidate for president. Katumbi (full name Moise Katumbi Chapwe) in March urged incumbent President Joseph Kabila to step down from power once his second full term in office comes to an end in December. Under the DRC's constitution,... Read more
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International Business Times
DRC's most popular man Moise Katumbi announces candidacy for president DRC. Katumbi resigned from the ruling People's Party for Reconstruction and De
DRC's most popular man Moise Katumbi announces candidacy for president
International Business Times / Posted 5 hours ago
DRC. Katumbi resigned from the ruling People's Party for Reconstruction and Democracy (PPRD) in September after accusing Kabila of attempting to subvert the constitution to stay in power. His endorsement was announced following a G7 convention in... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Congo buries its king of rumba, world music star Papa Wembamausoleum will be built in his honor. "I salute the master of art, a man of ta
Congo buries its king of rumba, world music star Papa Wemba
Lake Placid News / Posted 5 hours ago
mausoleum will be built in his honor. "I salute the master of art, a man of talent and genius," he said. President Joseph Kabila on Monday gave him the posthumous title of Grand Officer of the National Order. The country's cultural minister has... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
DR Congo cracks down on 'foreign mercenaries'tensions The allegations against Katumbi came at a time of increased tensions b
DR Congo cracks down on 'foreign mercenaries'
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 15 hours ago
tensions The allegations against Katumbi came at a time of increased tensions between him and President Joseph Kabila before presidential elections on November 27. Katumbi, who recently gained support from 15 political parties in the... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Congo buries its king of rumba, world music star Papa Wembamausoleum will be built in his honor. "I salute the master of art, a man of ta
Congo buries its king of rumba, world music star Papa Wemba
KXXV Waco / Posted 16 hours ago
mausoleum will be built in his honor. "I salute the master of art, a man of talent and genius," he said. President Joseph Kabila on Monday gave him the posthumous title of Grand Officer of the National Order. The country's cultural minister has... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Congo buries its king of rumba, world music star Papa Wembamausoleum will be built in his honor. "I salute the master of art, a man of ta
Congo buries its king of rumba, world music star Papa Wemba
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 16 hours ago
mausoleum will be built in his honor. "I salute the master of art, a man of talent and genius," he said. President Joseph Kabila on Monday gave him the posthumous title of Grand Officer of the National Order. The country's cultural minister has... Read more
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The Forward
Congolese Candidate With Jewish Roots Accused of Hiring ‘American Mercenaries’candidate Moise Katumbi. The move comes amid rising political tensions in Cong
Congolese Candidate With Jewish Roots Accused of Hiring ‘American Mercenaries’
The Forward / Posted 16 hours ago
candidate Moise Katumbi. The move comes amid rising political tensions in Congo, where opponents of President Joseph Kabila accuse him of wanting to stay in power beyond the end of his mandate in 2016. Elections are scheduled for... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Congo buries its king of rumba, world music star Papa Wembamausoleum will be built in his honor. "I salute the master of art, a man of ta
Congo buries its king of rumba, world music star Papa Wemba
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 17 hours ago
mausoleum will be built in his honor. "I salute the master of art, a man of talent and genius," he said. President Joseph Kabila on Monday gave him the posthumous title of Grand Officer of the National Order. The country's cultural minister has... Read more
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Aljazeera
DR Congo cracks down on 'foreign mercenaries'tensions The allegations against Katumbi came at a time of increased tensions
DR Congo cracks down on 'foreign mercenaries'
Aljazeera / Posted 17 hours ago
tensions The allegations against Katumbi came at a time of increased tensions between him and President Joseph Kabila before presidential elections on November 27. Katumbi, who recently gained support from 15 political parties in the... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Congo buries its king of rumba, world music star Papa Wembamausoleum will be built in his honor. "I salute the master of art, a man of ta
Congo buries its king of rumba, world music star Papa Wemba
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 17 hours ago
mausoleum will be built in his honor. "I salute the master of art, a man of talent and genius," he said. President Joseph Kabila on Monday gave him the posthumous title of Grand Officer of the National Order. The country's cultural minister has... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Congo buries its king of rumba, world music star Papa Wembamausoleum will be built in his honor. "I salute the master of art, a man of ta
Congo buries its king of rumba, world music star Papa Wemba
WSMV Nashville / Posted 17 hours ago
mausoleum will be built in his honor. "I salute the master of art, a man of talent and genius," he said. President Joseph Kabila on Monday gave him the posthumous title of Grand Officer of the National Order. The country's cultural minister has... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Congo buries its king of rumba, world music star Papa Wembamausoleum will be built in his honor. "I salute the master of art, a man of ta
Congo buries its king of rumba, world music star Papa Wemba
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 17 hours ago
mausoleum will be built in his honor. "I salute the master of art, a man of talent and genius," he said. President Joseph Kabila on Monday gave him the posthumous title of Grand Officer of the National Order. The country's cultural minister has... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Congo buries its king of rumba, world music star Papa Wembamausoleum will be built in his honor. "I salute the master of art, a man of ta
Congo buries its king of rumba, world music star Papa Wemba
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 17 hours ago
mausoleum will be built in his honor. "I salute the master of art, a man of talent and genius," he said. President Joseph Kabila on Monday gave him the posthumous title of Grand Officer of the National Order. The country's cultural minister has... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Congo buries its king of rumba, world music star Papa Wembamausoleum will be built in his honor. "I salute the master of art, a man of ta
Congo buries its king of rumba, world music star Papa Wemba
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 17 hours ago
mausoleum will be built in his honor. "I salute the master of art, a man of talent and genius," he said. President Joseph Kabila on Monday gave him the posthumous title of Grand Officer of the National Order. The country's cultural minister has... Read more
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Salon.com
Congo buries its king of rumba, world music star Papa Wembamausoleum will be built in his honor. “I salute the master of art, a man of ta
Congo buries its king of rumba, world music star Papa Wemba
Salon.com / Posted 17 hours ago
mausoleum will be built in his honor. “I salute the master of art, a man of talent and genius,” he said. President Joseph Kabila on Monday gave him the posthumous title of Grand Officer of the National Order. The country’s cultural minister has... Read more
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ABC News
Congo Buries Its King of Rumba, World Music Star Papa Wembamausoleum will be built in his honor. "I salute the master of art, a man of ta
Congo Buries Its King of Rumba, World Music Star Papa Wemba
ABC News / Posted 17 hours ago
mausoleum will be built in his honor. "I salute the master of art, a man of talent and genius," he said. President Joseph Kabila on Monday gave him the posthumous title of Grand Officer of the National Order. The country's cultural minister has... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why Elections in Africa Are Gradually Becoming Obsoletepower through means other than the ballot box spreads in the region. This was
Why Elections in Africa Are Gradually Becoming Obsolete
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
power through means other than the ballot box spreads in the region. This was the case, for instance, with Laurent Desire Kabila, who swept into the former Zaire in May 1997 after crossing from Kivu and Goma to settle in Kinshasa as president of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Traditional Leaders Mobilize to Fight Sexual Violence in DRCin their own communities. During her introduction of the stakeholders in atten
Traditional Leaders Mobilize to Fight Sexual Violence in DRC
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
in their own communities. During her introduction of the stakeholders in attendance, Jeanine Mabunda, President Joseph Kabila’s Personal Representative on Sexual Violence and Child Recruitment, recognized that the workshop had been organized at... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Congolese Minister fired for masturbating in officeWorld News of Tuesday, 3 May 2016 President Kabila fires minister over masturb
Congolese Minister fired for masturbating in office
Ghanaweb.com / Posted yesterday
World News of Tuesday, 3 May 2016 President Kabila fires minister over masturbation The Deputy Minister of Post, Telecommunications and Information Technology in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Enock Ruberangabo Sebineza, has been fired by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
DRC's Katumbi Again Endorsed Candidateprogramme in government of the G7." Moïse Katumbi resigned from the ruling Peo
DRC's Katumbi Again Endorsed Candidate
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
programme in government of the G7." Moïse Katumbi resigned from the ruling People's Party for Reconstruction and Democracy (PPRD) in September 2015 after accusing President Joseph Kabila of attempting to subvert the constitution and stay in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'DR Congo Entering Period of Political Contestation'scheduled for November, opposition parties are strategizing how best to win at
'DR Congo Entering Period of Political Contestation'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
scheduled for November, opposition parties are strategizing how best to win at the ballot box. Incumbent President Joseph Kabila's second term is coming to an end in December and the constitution bars him from running for another term. The recent... Read more
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DW
'DR Congo entering period of political contestation' |scheduled for November, opposition parties are strategizing how best to win at
'DR Congo entering period of political contestation' |
DW / Posted 2 days ago
scheduled for November, opposition parties are strategizing how best to win at the ballot box. Incumbent President Joseph Kabila's second term is coming to an end in December and the constitution bars him from running for another term. The recent... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Obachi Machoka to Attend Papa Wemba's Funeralof fans in Kenya," he said. Papa Wemba whose remains were airlifted from Cote
Obachi Machoka to Attend Papa Wemba's Funeral
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
of fans in Kenya," he said. Papa Wemba whose remains were airlifted from Cote d'Ivore to DR Congo courtesy of President Kabila was set to be buried on Tuesday. Last week, President Kabila offered a plane to fly Papa Wemba's body from Abidjan to... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Roxas tells Duterte: You can’t hide from the truthmatapang sa salita lamang. Hindi ‘yung pakitang-tao lamang, pero nasa gawa. Ano
Roxas tells Duterte: You can’t hide from the truth
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
matapang sa salita lamang. Hindi ‘yung pakitang-tao lamang, pero nasa gawa. Ano ang ginawa mo Mayor Duterte? Zero. “Sa kabila ng matatapang mong pananalita, sa anti-corruption, sa transparency, sa anti-graft, ‘pag tinignan natin ang sinabi mo... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Border Demarcation Should Be Conclusivetwo governments had an obligation to respect the Ngurdoto Agreement signed betw
Border Demarcation Should Be Conclusive
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
two governments had an obligation to respect the Ngurdoto Agreement signed between President Museveni and President Joseph Kabila, stipulating that border demarcation by the African Union is yet to be done. Both sides, therefore, had no right to... Read more
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The New Yorker
John Kerry’s Earth Daykeeps up, we’ll have to push back the bilat with D.R.C.,” an aide whispered, re
John Kerry’s Earth Day
The New Yorker / Posted 3 days ago
keeps up, we’ll have to push back the bilat with D.R.C.,” an aide whispered, referring to a bilateral meeting with Joseph Kabila, the President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. While Kerry waited, he sat on a love seat and chatted with... Read more
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Rappler
Roxas and Robredo: 'Silent Majority' and 'Silent Medyority' votesshame English translations don’t quite capture the humor or the Taglish post. B
Roxas and Robredo: 'Silent Majority' and 'Silent Medyority' votes
Rappler / Posted 3 days ago
shame English translations don’t quite capture the humor or the Taglish post. But I digress. The manifesto continues: “Sa kabila nito, please lang, wag kayong kampante. Pag nanalo kayo, babantayan namin kayo. Kami ang unang babatikos sa inyo kapag... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Poe-Escudero tandem vows to treat workers with dignity, bats anew for income tax cutsnagpapakain sa kanilang pamilya ng katas ng kanilang pawis at dugo; silang nagh
Poe-Escudero tandem vows to treat workers with dignity, bats anew for income tax cuts
Manila Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
nagpapakain sa kanilang pamilya ng katas ng kanilang pawis at dugo; silang naghahanap-buhay nang malinis at tapat sa kabila ng kakapusan at kahirapan. Nawa’y makamit ng bawat manggagawang Pilipino ang hangad nating buhay na may dignidad at... Read more
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The Hill
In the Democratic Republic of Congo, residents still desire democracyJanuary 20. ADVERTISEMENT Under the DRC constitution, a president can be elec
In the Democratic Republic of Congo, residents still desire democracy
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
January 20. ADVERTISEMENT Under the DRC constitution, a president can be elected to not more than two five-year terms. Kabila was first elected in 2006, was re-elected in 2011 and should be looking forward to a life of privilege in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Vurra Boundary Demarcation Startsusage. However, a joint technical committee was later formed by President Muse
Vurra Boundary Demarcation Starts
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
usage. However, a joint technical committee was later formed by President Museveni and his Congolese counterpart Joseph Kabila to expeditiously address the matter. The committee held their first meeting in Bunia in August last year which was... Read more
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CTV News
Ivorians say final goodbye to rumba icon Papa Wemba with all-night tributeone," Banza Mukalay said. The political situation in the Democratic Republic o
Ivorians say final goodbye to rumba icon Papa Wemba with all-night tribute
CTV News / Posted 6 days ago
one," Banza Mukalay said. The political situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has been strained for months, as suspicions grow that President Joseph Kabila will seek to extend his 15-year rule by postponing elections set for No... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cabinet Files - Just Taking a Well-Deserved Rest, CdeRENAMO insurgents and those that were in the trenches in Zaire to defend that c
Cabinet Files - Just Taking a Well-Deserved Rest, Cde
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
RENAMO insurgents and those that were in the trenches in Zaire to defend that country's chosen leader, the late Cde Laurent Kabila, who had elected himself into office and gave himself the prerogative to re-name the country the Democratic Republic... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Kabila Offers Plane to Ferry the Body of Papa WembaDR Congo President Joseph Kabila has offered a plane to fly back from Cote d'Iv
President Kabila Offers Plane to Ferry the Body of Papa Wemba
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
DR Congo President Joseph Kabila has offered a plane to fly back from Cote d'Ivoire to Kinshasa on Thursday the body of Papa Wemba, who collapsed and died at a concert in Abidjan. In a generous gesture of the recognition of the singer's contribution... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Chief DRC's Visit Met With Tensionsof their country. Last year, major protests broke out in the central African c
UN Chief DRC's Visit Met With Tensions
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
of their country. Last year, major protests broke out in the central African country as protesters demanded that Joseph Kabila step down as President. The protests, which left 40 people dead, began after the passage of a law by the Congolese... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zambia, DRC Agree Maize Supply Termsheld by the private sector. Last week, a special delegation from the DRC, cons
Zambia, DRC Agree Maize Supply Terms
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
held by the private sector. Last week, a special delegation from the DRC, constituted by that country's president Joseph Kabila, visited President Edgar Lungu and some ministers at State House in a bid to reach an agreement on how best Zambia... Read more
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Coconuts Manila
5 Metro Manila buffets under PHP700 that are actually goodsalads, pastas, and desserts Why visit: Brought to us by the same folks that o
5 Metro Manila buffets under PHP700 that are actually good
Coconuts Manila / Posted 9 days ago
salads, pastas, and desserts Why visit: Brought to us by the same folks that operate Chelsea Grand Cafe, Stella, and Kabila, Terraz sure knows how deliver on consistency and quality. Their well-appointed, hotel-esque interiors provide the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Congo police fire teargas, arrest opposition supporterson 20 January 2015 in Kinshasa. Picture: AFP. US Secretary of State John Kerry
Congo police fire teargas, arrest opposition supporters
Eye Witness News / Posted 9 days ago
on 20 January 2015 in Kinshasa. Picture: AFP. US Secretary of State John Kerry,DRC,Congo,DRC unrest,Congo clashes,Joseph Kabila,Joseph Kabilas government,Congolese government,Congo protests UNITED NATIONS – Police fired shots and teargas to... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Onuaku has to assert himself more, says Hugnatankasi agad sya kaya dapat gumawa sya ng paraan para maka-score. Dapat bitawan n
Onuaku has to assert himself more, says Hugnatan
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
kasi agad sya kaya dapat gumawa sya ng paraan para maka-score. Dapat bitawan nya agad yung bola dahil open yung sa kabila. Minsan ginagawa nya, pero malaki si (Rob) Dozier eh. Natatabunan yung kailangan nya pasahan kaya dapat mag-adjust din... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Congo police fire teargas, arrest opposition supporterstraffic. No rally had been scheduled, he said. Political tension is high in Co
Congo police fire teargas, arrest opposition supporters
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
traffic. No rally had been scheduled, he said. Political tension is high in Congo, where opponents of President Joseph Kabila say he is trying to cling to power beyond the end of his mandate in 2016. More than 40 people were killed in violent... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Khulubuse Zuma linked to US probefor Investigative Journalism is reporting that Zuma was presented as the owner
Khulubuse Zuma linked to US probe
Daily Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
for Investigative Journalism is reporting that Zuma was presented as the owner of companies to which DRC president Joseph Kabila awarded oil rights in 2010. “Och-Ziff financed the development of the oil fields through a $110m loan. The intended... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
DRC Signs Landmark U.S.$200 Million Deal to Protect Forestsnational laws to plunder the country's forests, campaign group Global Witness s
DRC Signs Landmark U.S.$200 Million Deal to Protect Forests
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
national laws to plunder the country's forests, campaign group Global Witness said in a report last year. President Joseph Kabila has pledged to reform agriculture in Congo, which is rich in minerals and fertile land, but has seen decades of... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Khulubuse Zuma linked to US probefor Investigative Journalism is reporting that Zuma was presented as the owner
Khulubuse Zuma linked to US probe
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 10 days ago
for Investigative Journalism is reporting that Zuma was presented as the owner of companies to which DRC president Joseph Kabila awarded oil rights in 2010. "Och-Ziff financed the development of the oil fields through a $110m loan‚ whose intended... Read more
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EuroNews
Congolese music icon Papa Wemba dies on stage aged 66in Zaire (now the Democratic Republic of Congo) for allegedly having an affair
Congolese music icon Papa Wemba dies on stage aged 66
EuroNews / Posted 10 days ago
in Zaire (now the Democratic Republic of Congo) for allegedly having an affair with a general’s daughter. Congolese President Joseph Kabila has expressed his condolences, and there are likely to be large events paying homage in the com... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Sliding towards anarchyRepublic of Congo, sporadic fighting that started after the Rwandan genocide in
Sliding towards anarchy
Namibia Economist / Posted 10 days ago
Republic of Congo, sporadic fighting that started after the Rwandan genocide in 1994 continues. This year, Joseph Kabila, Congo’s president, seems likely to try his own version of Mr Nkurunziza’s three-term gambit. The result could well be... Read more
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The Hindu
175 countries sign Paris Climate AgreementEuropean Union, also said the EU waned to be in the “first wave” of ratifying c
175 countries sign Paris Climate Agreement
The Hindu / Posted 12 days ago
European Union, also said the EU waned to be in the “first wave” of ratifying countries. Congo’s President Joseph Kabila, speaking on behalf of the world’s 48 least-developed countries, said all were committed to “to move in one... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
175 countries sign landmark Paris deal on climate changeEuropean Union, has also said the EU wants to be in the “first wave” of ratifyi
175 countries sign landmark Paris deal on climate change
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
European Union, has also said the EU wants to be in the “first wave” of ratifying countries. Congo’s President Joseph Kabila, speaking on behalf of the world’s 48 least-developed countries, said all were committed “to move in one irreversible... Read more
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The China Post
175 states sign landmark Paris deal on climate changeEuropean Union, has also said the EU wants to be in the "first wave" of ratifyi
175 states sign landmark Paris deal on climate change
The China Post / Posted 12 days ago
European Union, has also said the EU wants to be in the "first wave" of ratifying countries. Congo's President Joseph Kabila, speaking on behalf of the world's 48 least-developed countries, said all were committed to "to move in one... Read more
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Pilipino Star
175 states sign landmark Paris deal on climate changeEuropean Union, has also said the EU wants to be in the "first wave" of ratifyi
175 states sign landmark Paris deal on climate change
Pilipino Star / Posted 12 days ago
European Union, has also said the EU wants to be in the "first wave" of ratifying countries. Congo's President Joseph Kabila, speaking on behalf of the world's 48 least-developed countries, said all were committed to "to move in one... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
175 states sign climate change dealEuropean Union, has also said the EU wants to be in the “first wave” of ratifyi
175 states sign climate change deal
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 12 days ago
European Union, has also said the EU wants to be in the “first wave” of ratifying countries. Congo’s President Joseph Kabila, speaking on behalf of the world’s 48 least-developed countries, said all were committed to “to move in one... Read more
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