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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.

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 ... .

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.

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.

Struggling for change in Congo after decades of conflict

The Real News Network 05 Jul 2022
it is of the New Congo, a strong, free, united, and prosperous nation, where every Congolese may live with dignity and justice ... Non-violence is essential in bringing new hope to the struggle and in countering the widespread belief that young people in eastern Congo are violent by nature ... If they heed what we say, the Congo will be the winner.

Tensions persist as Rwanda denies Congo rebel charges

The Associated Press 04 Jul 2022
KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Rwandan President Paul Kagame on Monday accused Congo of supporting rebels opposed to his government, escalating tensions with a neighbor who in turn accuses Rwanda of supporting violent rebels who recently captured a town in eastern Congo ...It’s on record and with facts.

CATES: Monkeypox from same family as smallpox

Odessa American 20 Jun 2022
By Carol A. Cates, MSN, MBA, RN. Chief Nursing Officer. Odessa Regional Medical Center ... Monkeypox is rare ... It was first discovered in 1958 in a group of research monkeys, which is where the name came from. The first recorded human case was in 1970 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Despite the fact we are seeing cases in the U.S ... ....

Factbox: Belgium’s colonial rule in Congo and what happened next

FX Empire 08 Jun 2022
BRUSSELS/DAKAR (Reuters) – Belgium’s King Philippe is on his first visit to former colony Democratic Republic of Congo, where many remain angry at Belgium’s failure to apologise for decades of brutal rule. Here are some facts about Belgian rule and the two countries’ difficult bilateral ties since.

Monkeypox – a smokescreen for a global health powergrab?

Principia Scientific 02 Jun 2022
ANH founder Rob Verkerk PhD poses facts and speculates as to possible outcomes and what we should do ... Sierra Leone did in fact boast the highest incidence of smallpox in the world between 1967 and 1968 and we’ve unearthed some genuine red flags as to the origin of this CDC/Getty Images photo ... Fact 1 – case definition of suspected case.

DNA Explainer: Understanding two strains and four stages of monkeypox

DNA India 30 May 2022
Monkeypox is fast spreading across the globe with more than 300 suspected and confirmed cases of the infection from across Europe and other countries ... The first human case was recorded in 1970 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Typically, monkeypox occurs in central and west Africa.  . Read . Fact check ... 2. Lymph nodes ... 3.

South African Opposition Calls On France to Leave African Continent

Urdu Point 25 May 2022
Shortly after the formation of the Fifth French Republic in 1958, such countries as Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, Congo, Chad and the Central African Republic gained independence. Despite this fact, Paris failed to completely abandon the region ... ....

MSF pulls images of teen rape survivor after flak

Taipei Times 23 May 2022
The photographs, which show the girl lying on a bench after receiving treatment at an MSF hospital, were taken in Drodro, a refugee camp in DR Congo’s Ituri Province ... She defended the project — Ituri, a Glimmer through the Crack — which she said reflected the fact that many rape survivors in DR Congo were teenagers.

Stauber comments on Thursday’s mining hearing

Mesabi Daily News 13 May 2022
And we import the raw materials for everything I just mentioned from places like China, Russia, and the Congo ... In fact, my district alone contains 95% of America’s nickel, 88% of our cobalt, and more than one-third of our copper ... Therefore, we will be more reliant on horrific supply chains, like children in the Congo mining cobalt by hand.

CHRIS ROPER: The adventures of John Steenhuisen in Ukraine

Business Day 12 May 2022
12 May 2022 - 05.00. Tintin in the Congo was published in 1931. It tells the story of the intrepid reporter Tintin and his dog, Snowy, who go to the Belgian Congo on a fact-finding mission ... .

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