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DRC locks horns with Dan Gertler over ‘expired oil permits’

Business Day 21 Jun 2021
Kinshasa — The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) said exploration permits from companies controlled by Israeli investor Dan Gertler for two huge oil concessions near the eastern border with Uganda are no longer valid, but the companies said they still hold the rights ... The DRC is not a part of the deal.
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A Stolen Childhood and a Future to Repair: Vulnerability of Girls & Boys in Armed Conflict Exacerbated by COVID-19 Pandemic

Reliefweb 21 Jun 2021
The recruitment and use of children persisted with close to 7,000 children affected in 2020, with most cases occurring in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Somalia, Syria, and Myanmar ... Somalia, DRC, Afghanistan, and Syria; these countries represented almost 60% of all verified violations in 2020 affecting both sexes ... Read the Full Report ... .
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Mumbai man booked for cheating MEA, Congo government

Hindustan Times 19 Jun 2021
The foreign regional registration office (FRRO) of Mumbai Police’s special branch-2 has registered an offence of cheating against an Andheri resident who was functioning as an honorary consultant of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in India, despite the fact that the DRC ...
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DRC: How soap-making is bursting the bubble of conflict

The Independent 19 Jun 2021
The 47-year-old mother of eight lives in Kabalo, Tanganyika province, in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), a country of 105 million people of whom more than 27 million do not know where their next meal will come from.
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How Uganda Stands to Benefit From DRC Roads

All Africa 19 Jun 2021
Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Wednesday launched a 223km road project linking the two countries, with the project envisioned to boost cross border trade, improve security and connectivity between the two countries ....
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Deforestation spikes in Virunga National Park, DRC

Mongabay 19 Jun 2021
... by its designations as a national park and UNESCO World Heritage Site, large portions of Virunga have escaped – at least comparatively – the deforestation wrought on the land that surrounds them in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) as well as across the border in Uganda.
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Education Cannot Wait for Refugee Children in Crisis, says Yasmine Sherif

Reliefweb 19 Jun 2021
Look at Afghanistan or the Democratic Republic of the Congo ... This is what the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, and I did when traveling to meet the refugees arriving from the Central African Republic to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) ... In the DRC, more ...
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The South Sudanese storyteller: This is what life is really like for refugees

Reliefweb 18 Jun 2021
We had been living in Ataki refugee camp in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) ... We were picked up by UN officials on the border with DRC and they took us to Ataki refugee camp ... Even when we lived in DRC we did not completely escape the conflict ... There were five of us who walked from the Congo to Uganda.
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Rising waters cause serious flooding in Burundi

Reliefweb 18 Jun 2021
Since 2018, 445 natural disasters in Burundi have affected nearly 270,000 people, 100,000 of whom were displaced ... Lake Tanganyika, Africa’s second-largest lake, is shared between Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Tanzania and Zambia ... Read more on Exposure ... .
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Number of forcibly displaced people reaches new record despite pandemic: UN

La Prensa Latina 18 Jun 2021
Afghanistan (2.8 million internationally displaced) and South Sudan (2.2 million) are next on a list in which Myanmar, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Somalia, Sudan, Central African Republic and Eritrea also appear at the top ... It is followed by Syria (6.7 million), the DRC (5.2 million), Yemen (4 million) and Somalia (3 million) ... EFE.
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UNHCR COVID-19 Response: Southern Africa, 1 - 31 May 2021

Reliefweb 18 Jun 2021
762,807 refugees and 308,975 asylumseekers ... Countries including Angola, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Madagascar, Mozambique, Seychelles, South Africa and Zambia have reported an increase in COVID-19 rates, with some governments, such as in the DRC and South Africa, announcing that the countries have entered a “third wave”.
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