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Portland Timbers’ George Fochive connects with himself, his culture through upcoming art gallery

The Oregonian 23 Sep 2022
art ... I was just interested.” ... Some of them have been teammates on the Timbers, including Fanendo Adi of Nigeria and Larrys Mabiala of France by way of the Democratic Republic of the Congo ... “He’s from Cameroon, I’m from Congo ... The fact that he’s been able to travel so much has helped open up his mind and see different things and different art ... Oct ... ....
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Royalista

The Manila Times 13 Sep 2022
I CONFESS. I mourn the death of Queen Elizabeth 2nd. The sadness I felt was similar to losing a beloved relative ... What does this all tell us? That history is rich with disparate facts to support the narratives we like. There was King Leopold of Belgium who treated the Congo as private property and extracted riches through forced labor and torture.
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One ribbon snip and the bridge collapses

Joy Online 07 Sep 2022
The new concrete footbridge over a small river in part of the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo was backed by benefactor Hurlaine Badila ... Bridge collapses while being commissioned in DR Congo. pic.twitter.com/hIzwKWBx9g— Africa Facts Zone (@AfricaFactsZone) September 5, 2022. It is not clear if anyone was seriously hurt ... .
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Cape Town City must start debut African campaign without Eric Tinkler

Independent online (SA) 07 Sep 2022
They won the Congo Premier League last season, winning 17 and losing just one out of their 26 league games. It is vital that City try hard to pick up a win in South Africa to take some comfort before they play in the unfamiliar conditions of Congo-Brazzaville a week later.
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Ribbon-cutting, then in 2 seconds…: Watch Congo bridge fall on inauguration day

Hindustan Times 07 Sep 2022
Bridge collapses while being commissioned in DR Congo. pic.twitter.com/hIzwKWBx9g— Africa Facts Zone (@AfricaFactsZone) September 5, 2022 ... Nobody was reported to have been hurt in the incident ... ....
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Up Renewables Creek without a paddle in a canoe with ruddy great holes in it. ...

The Liberty Beacon 02 Sep 2022
It will take 1,733 years to produce enough cobalt to go net zero – most of which would come from Chinese-owned, child mines in the Congo. In fact, for germanium – a very rare but very important element required for renewable energy technologies – it will take over 29,000 years to produce enough of the metal required to go net zero ... SOURCE ... Bio.
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Determining why the Arctic is turning ever greener

Phys Dot Org 31 Aug 2022
"I've never had to deal with such harsh conditions as I did on this project, and that's despite the fact that we also do a lot of field research in regions like the Congo." ... The impetus for this research project came from the fact that global warming is rapidly changing ecosystems.
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MPX? Mpox? The struggle to replace 'monkeypox' with a name that isn't racist

Finger Lakes Times 26 Aug 2022
Monkeypox was first recorded in humans in 1970, in a 9-month-old boy in the Democratic Republic of the Congo ... Concerns like these were voiced in June about the fact that the two major groups of the monkeypox virus were known as the Congo Basin clade and the West African clade.
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MPX? Mpox? The struggle to replace ‘monkeypox’ with a name that isn’t racist

The Los Angeles Times 26 Aug 2022
Monkeypox was first recorded in humans in 1970, in a 9-month-old boy in the Democratic Republic of the Congo ... Concerns like these were voiced in June about the fact that the two major groups of the monkeypox virus were known as the Congo Basin clade and the West African clade.
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Two BSF men, part of UN peacekeeping team, killed in Congo

Indian Express 26 Jul 2022
“Demonstrators on Monday had set fires and forced entry into the UN mission offices in Goma, accusing the peacekeeping forces of failing to protect civilians amid rising violence in Congo’s eastern region. They are calling for the UN forces, present in Congo for years, to leave,” the AP reported ... Responsibility of media houses to present facts.
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Opinion: This monkeypox outbreak didn't have to happen

CNN 22 Jul 2022
(CNN)For nearly two and a half years, Covid-19 has been center stage in the headlines. And still, this virus is not letting up ... In fact, the Democratic Republic of Congo sees upwards of thousands of cases of monkeypox every year ... Opinion ... The fact is that the US, and the world for that matter, is just bad at responding to infectious disease outbreaks ... .
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The Chris Hedges Report: Splinterlands’ Climate Dystopia

The Real News Network 08 Jul 2022
In fact, if you looked closely, the conflict was between rural and urban ... Well, in fact, life is worse ... But in fact, that never made sense ... But that wasn’t, in fact, true ... In fact, climate change was re-engineering the very DNA of the global order.
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DRC: The war that doesn’t say its name

Mail Guardian South Africa 06 Jul 2022
This is certainly the case for the conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo ... But neither the CNDP nor the M23 really helped with this; in fact, Rwanda’s exports of gold and tin from its neighbour have skyrocketed in the years since it withdrew from the eastern Congo following the defeat of the M23 in 2013.

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