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One injured, 10 arrests in anti-UN demo in DR Congo

“A student was injured and 10 other people were arrested on Wednesday in renewed protests in eastern DR Congo at…

Saving River Congo from drying up

“With ongoing environmental degradation in the Congo forest, researchers are working on regional interventions to save the Congo River and…

Congo-Kinshasa: A Toxic Mix of Abuses On Congo’s Oil Palm Plantations

“The employment provided by PHC could be critical in lifting people out of poverty and improving their lives. However, many…

Plane crash kills at least 18 in eastern Congo

“Rescue workers pulled 18 bodies from the rubble after a plane crashed into a densely populated neighbourhood in the city…

Congo government opens Nouabalé-Ndoki National Park to oil exploration

“The government of the Republic of Congo has, according to its own maps, opened up new areas for oil exploration in…

Ebola’s death toll

The number of victims has risen to 2195.  The number is still growing but not as rapidly as before. https://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/item/334140/OEW46-18112019.pdf…

List of African cities by GDP

In the past we have discussed the number of High Net Worth Individuals and their distribution.  We decided today to…

Nyiragongo Volcano

“Nyiragongo, located in the Western branch of the Rift Valley near Lake Kivu and the Congolese-Rwandese border, is one of…

A Forgotten World

” A Forgotten World is a comic book set in a fictional Congo, by the end of the XIX century. The…

Dinosaurs in the Congo: Thought to be long gone, natives say dinosaurs still exist

“Prehistoric dinosaurs and giant reptiles thought to be extinct millions of years have allegedly been spotted in remote parts of…

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