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The Ancestry Of A Wealthy Politician Threatens To Tear The Congo Apart

Home » Africa, Politics » The Ancestry Of A Wealthy Politician Threatens To Tear The Congo Apart     The ancestry of the wealthy son of a Jewish refugee in the Democratic Republic of Congo has emerged as a flashpoint for a political crisis that is threatening the integrity of the massive African country: The […]

The Jewish Ancestry Of A Wealthy Politician Threatens To Tear The Congo Apart

The ancestry of the wealthy son of a Jewish refugee in the Democratic Republic of Congo has emerged as a flashpoint for a political crisis that is threatening the integrity of the massive African country: The crisis came to a head last week when lawmakers loyal to President Felix Tshiseked introduced a bill that would […]

Congo volcano kills 15 people, thousands of others flee

Torrents of lava poured into villages after dark in eastern Congo with little warning, leaving at least 15 people dead amid the chaos and destroying more than 500 homes, officials and survivors said Sunday. The eruption of Mount Nyiragongo on Saturday night sent about 5,000 people fleeing from the city of Goma across the nearby […]

DR Congo volcano forces thousands to evacuate city of Goma

People in the Democratic Republic of Congo city of Goma have been urged by the government to evacuate after the volcano Mount Nyiragongo erupted for the first time in nearly two decades. As thousands of residents fled the city on foot under a fiery red sky on Saturday night, many towards the Rwandan border, lava […]

DR Congo orders evacuation of Goma after volcano erupts

Congo’s Mount Nyiragongo erupted for the first time in nearly two decades Saturday, turning the night sky a fiery red and sending lava onto a major highway as panicked residents tried to flee Goma, a city of nearly 2 million. There was no immediate word on any casualties, but witnesses said that lava already had […]

European diplomats concerned by WHO sexual abuse reports in Congo

European diplomats have voiced serious concerns over how the World Health Organization (WHO) has handled sex abuse allegations involving its own staff. An investigation by the Associated Press claimed that senior WHO management was informed of multiple allegations involving at least two of its doctors during the 2018 outbreak of Ebola in Congo. A contract […]

The jewish Supremacist That Made Billions on Blood Diamonds and Congo’s Minerals

This jewish supremacist is just one of many who make a “killing” off of the suffering and destruction of “goyim” around the world. Share now! Source 00

Republic of Congo candidate Kolelas dies of COVID-19

Republic of Congo’s top presidential opposition candidate Guy Brice Parfait Kolelas, who was hospitalized with COVID-19 complications on election day, has died, a spokesman said Monday. The 61-year-old politician was last seen in a video circulating Saturday on social media in which he told supporters he was “fighting death.” Aides later said he was been […]

Republic of Congo: Internet down on day of presidential vote as Sassou N’Guesso seeks re-election

Access to the internet and social networks were cut on Sunday on presidential election day in the Republic of Congo, where long-standing President Denis Sassou N’Guesso is seeking a new five-year term. “Network data show a near-total collapse of national connectivity from midnight local time. The incident is ongoing as polls are due to open,” […]

Republic of Congo polls open; candidate sick with COVID-19

Republic of Congo pressed ahead Sunday with an election in which President Denis Sassou N’Guesso is widely expected to extend his 36 years in power, while the leading opposition candidate remained hospitalized with COVID-19. The watchdog group NetBlocks reported an internet blackout that began in the Central African country around midnight on election day, and […]

Congo election in turmoil after opposition candidate hospitalised with COVID-19

The leading opposition presidential candidate in Republic of Congo was receiving oxygen at a private hospital after being diagnosed with COVID-19, a family member said, casting Sunday’s election into doubt on the eve of the vote. Guy Brice Parfait Kolelas, 61, had skipped his final campaign event on Friday after telling some reporters a day […]

Italian ambassador among 3 killed in attack on UN convoy in Congo

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The Italian ambassador to Congo, an Italian carabineri police officer and their Congolese driver were killed Monday in an attack on a UN convoy in an area that is home to myriad rebel groups, the Foreign Ministry and local people said. The ambush occurred as the convoy was traveling from Goma, […]

Italian ambassador and two others killed in attack on UN convoy in Congo

Italy’s ambassador to Democratic Republic of Congo, his bodyguard and a driver from the World Food Programme were killed on Monday when their convoy was attacked in the east of the country, Italy and the United Nations said. The convoy was attacked at about 10:15 a.m. (0815 GMT) in an attempted kidnap near the town […]

Italian ambassador killed in attack on UN peacekeepers in DR Congo

An Italian diplomat and a police officer were killed while traveling as part of a UN peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday. The Italian Foreign Ministry confirmed that Ambassador Luca Attanasio and a member of the country’s Carabinieri police were killed during an attack on a UN convoy in the city […]

Italian ambassador to DR Congo shot dead in attack on UN convoy

The Italian ambassador to the Democratic Republic of the Congo and an Italian carabineri police officer were killed on Monday while travelling in the DRC in a UN convoy, the Foreign Ministry said. In a brief statement, the ministry said Luca Attanasio and the officer, named as Vittorio Iacovacci by the Italian government, were killed […]

A Holocaust refugee’s son is one of the most powerful politicians in Congo

Like many powerful politicians in Africa, Moise Katumbi goes by multiple titles. He is widely seen as the leader of the opposition of his native Democratic Republic of Congo, and he’s the president of its TP Mazembe soccer team, which is one of Africa’s finest. Now Katumbi is also closer than he’s ever been to […]

Congo confirms new Ebola outbreak after death of woman

Health officials in Congo confirmed another Ebola outbreak in the country’s east on Sunday, the fourth in less than three years. On February 3, a woman died in Butembo town in North Kivu province, Minister of Health Eteni Longondo announced. The woman from the nearby village of Biena felt sick for a few days before […]

Dershowitz persuaded Trump to let the Israeli billionaire, Dan Gertler, loot DR Congo again

This is personal. I’ve been to the Democratic Republic of Congo, one of the most exploited and consequently poorest nations on earth. I’ve seen the copper mines that enrich overseas investors but leave the Congolese people without schooling, health care, or an adequately trained and paid security force.  So when the New York Times reports […]

The Congo: Kabila And Tshisekedi, A Coalition In Peril

The deal between former President Joseph Kabila and his coalition, Front commun pour le Congo (FCC) and current President Felix Tshisekedi and his Coalition, Cap pour le changement (CACH), has come to a predictable head. The country is in gridlock due to the internecine battles of the two coalition partners. The political blocks of the […]

Ebola outbreak in Congo has spread to city of one million people

The latest Ebola outbreak in Congo has moved from the rural area in which is was first discovered to Mbandaka: a city home to approximately one million people. That the disease has spread to an area with such a dense population is extremely troubling all on its own. Add to this the […]

UN peacekeepers in Congo hold record for rape and sex abuse, over 700 cases

She had been orphaned by a brutal conflict, but the 14-year-old Congolese girl found refuge in a camp protected by United Nations peacekeepers. The camp should have been safe the day she was raped. A delegation from the U.N. was paying a visit, and her grandmother had left her in charge […]

Jewish King Leopold II of Belgium that killed 15 million in the Congo

Jewish King Leopold II of Belgium that killed 15 million in the Congo   When You Kill Ten Million Africans You Aren’t Called ‘Hitler’ Posted by Liam O’Ceallaigh on Wednesday, December 22, 2010 · 147 Comments Take a look at this picture. Do you know who it is? Most people haven’t heard of him. But […]

Death in the Congo, Why Did the US Want to Kill Patrice Lumumba?

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Health Minister: Congo Fever fully controlled

IRNA — Congo Fever in Iran is fully under control and the rate of the infection, compared to a few weeks ago, is subdued, said the Minister of Health on Saturday. Hassan Qazizadeh Hashemi assured that new Congo Fever cases would not most likely be seen, or there would be rare cases. ‘No reason to […]

UN ‘Utterly Horrified’ by Video Appearing to Show Murder of Two Experts in Congo

True story. She was a politician + member of the commie Green Party of Sweden. She & her UN friend were kidnapped & beheaded in Congo. https://t.co/SoBz1kWNH3 — Lana (@LanaLokteff) April 26, 2017 The United Nations has said it was horrified by a grisly video screened by the government of Democratic Republic of Congo that appeared to […]

Not in my backyard: Property values decline when fracking occurs nearby

     Home values decline steeply when fracking occurs in neighborhoods that use well water, says new research from Duke University. But the outcome differs in neighborhoods that rely on piped water, where home values rise slightly after shale-gas drilling occurs. The study, conducted in Pennsylvania, found that in areas using well water, home prices dropped […]

Hacktivists claim ISIS planning attacks in Paris, US, other worldwide locations for this Sunday

A report was published online on Saturday confirming that Anonymous has allegedly identified three “at risk” events in Paris, including a demonstration by Collectif du droit des femmes, a women’s rights group; concerts by Cigales Electroniques with Vocodecks and RE-Play & Rawtor; and an event called Concrete Invites Drumcode featuring Adam Beyer, Alan Fitzpatrick, and Joel […]

The Syrian terror trap

According to David Nott, a British emergency surgeon volunteering in Syria for Medecins sans Frontiers (Doctors without Borders) — whose hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, was systematically razed to the ground by the US military earlier this month — Assad’s barrel bombs have “literally razored east Aleppo to the ground.” Now as confused Western antiwar icons cheer Putin on, the Russian leader’s […]

The Syrian terror trap

According to David Nott, a British emergency surgeon volunteering in Syria for Medecins sans Frontiers (Doctors without Borders) — whose hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, was systematically razed to the ground by the US military earlier this month — Assad’s barrel bombs have “literally razored east Aleppo to the ground.” Now as confused Western antiwar icons cheer Putin on, the Russian leader’s […]

Deep-learning robot shows grasp of different objects

Robot researchers have had much success in getting robots to walk and run; another challenge has persisted for years, and that is getting robots to pick up and hold on to objects successfully. An international workshop on autonomous grasping and manipulation last year spoke of “new algorithms for selecting, executing, and evaluating grasps. In parallel […]

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