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Halt dam project, NGO tells Congo

The Manila Times 08 Dec 2021
British nongovernmental organization (NGO) Global Witness on Wednesday urged the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) ...
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DRC : Congo hold-up investigation: Simon Cong's affairs flourish while Global Witness preps fresh revelations

Africa Intelligence 08 Dec 2021
Cong Mao Huai, often referred to as Simon Cong, was named at the end of November in the "Congo hold-up" ....
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UN chief condemns attack on UN Refugee Agency team in DRC

China.dot.org 08 Dec 2021
8 (Xinhua) -- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres strongly condemned Wednesday's attack by suspected Mai-Mai elements against a team of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) in North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), said his spokesman.
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Humanitarian Action for Children 2022 - Republic of Congo

Reliefweb 08 Dec 2021
... from Central African Republic and Democratic Republic of Congo9 and 77,000 internally displaced persons due to the 2016 conflict in the Pool region.10 In addition, 500,000 people live in high-risk Ebola virus infection areas along the Ubangi and Congo rivers bordering DRC.11.
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UNHCR staff members wounded in DR Congo, UN chief calls for full investigation

BitRSS 08 Dec 2021
The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) on Wednesday�expressed outrage�over an attack on a convoy in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in which one of its vehicles was hit, wounding three staff members ... .
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UNHCR outraged as three staff members wounded in attack in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo

Reliefweb 08 Dec 2021
Unidentified attackers opened fire on a UN convoy that was traveling in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo on Wednesday. The convoy was being escorted by the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the DRC (MONUSCO) ... The attack took place in Mambassa locality, Lubero territory, North Kivu province ... .
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Metals Demand From Clean-Energy Transition Threaten to Top Global Supply - IMF

Urdu Point 08 Dec 2021
"Replacing fossil fuels with low-carbon technologies would require an eightfold increase in renewable energy investments and cause a strong increase in demand for metals ... For example the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) accounts for about 70 percent of cobalt output and half of reserves, the report said ... ....
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Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing - Dec. 8, 2021

Anadolu Agency 08 Dec 2021
Anadolu Agency is here with a rundown of the latest developments in Turkey, around the world, and the coronavirus pandemic ... More than 30 cases of cholera, including one dozen deaths, have been recorded in less than three days in South Kivu province in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), a health official said. .
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Violence targeting women in politics: trends in targets, types, and perpetrators of political violence

Reliefweb 08 Dec 2021
In Africa, women voters in Burundi again face heightened risk, as well as women voters in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC); over 44% of such targeting on the continent has occurred in each of these countries (22% of all cases per country).
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Inside Joe Biden’s 2-Day Zoom Plan to Rescue Democracy

Politico 08 Dec 2021
... ... ... ... Mike Hammer, the American ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo, made the case to me that negotiations over the DRC’s summit commitment had given both Washington and the country’s new president, Felix Tshisekedi, added leverage for democratic reform with skeptics in the country’s leadership ... The DRC story illustrates an important point.
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Two Congos sign energy deal

Urdu Point 07 Dec 2021
"A first phase will consist of strengthening the transmission capacities of the lines between the Congo power station in Pointe-Noire and the Inga hydroelectric power plant in the DRC via Brazzaville," the protocol said ... Congo-Brazzaville and his DRC counterpart Felix Tshisekedi.
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Military approach not effective to end violence in E. DRC: UN envoy

China.dot.org 07 Dec 2021
6 (Xinhua) -- A strictly military approach to the security challenges in the eastern regions of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has its limitations, a UN envoy said on Monday ... On May 6, the DRC government declared a state of siege in Ituri and North Kivu which have been plagued by endless violence.
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Chinese envoy calls for measures to stabilize security situation in eastern DRC

Sina 07 Dec 2021
6 (Xinhua) -- A Chinese envoy on Monday called for comprehensive measures to stabilize the security situation in the eastern regions of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) ... At the same time, military means alone cannot completely resolve the problems in eastern DRC.
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Layers of carbon: The Congo Basin peatlands and oil

Mongabay 07 Dec 2021
This is the second article in our four-part series “The Congo Basin peatlands.” Read Part One ... This peatland stretches over a floodplain straddling the Republic of Congo and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in Central Africa, and scientists had recently discovered it was the largest deposit in the tropics.
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At least 12 killed in worsening cholera outbreak in DR Congo

Anadolu Agency 07 Dec 2021
More than 30 cases of cholera, including one dozen deaths, have been recorded in less than three days in South Kivu province in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), a health official said Tuesday.
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