Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo has two robocops on patrol. Well, they are technically stationary, but they're still keeping pedestrians in the country's capital safer. The city of about 10 million people suffers from choking...Show More Summary
The Democratic Republic of Congo was prepared to compromise on proposals to increase the state’s share in new mining projects and to triple copper royalties, Chantal Bashizi, the vice-president of a commission studying a new mining code, said on Monday. Show More Summary
Democratic Republic of Congo is prepared to compromise on proposals to increase the state's share in new mining projects. ||| Kinshasa - Democratic Republic of Congo is prepared to compromise on proposals to increase the state's share...Show More Summary
The 2015 All Africa Games in the Republic of the Congo by Joy Go, SEO Specialist In 2015, the All Africa Games will be held along the outskirts of Brazzaville, Republic of The Congo. This is an auspicious occasion for the All Africa Games because this will be its 50th anniversary. The first games were […]
Ben Affleck headed to Washington D.C. to talk about the Democratic Republic of Congo in front of Congress. Naturally, the House rejected anything logical he had put forth, but what was most surprising is how Ben Affleck shakes hands with another human being. He does so by reaching for your bicep and then awkwardly going for the hand, or something?
Top image: A child is put to work at a militia-run mine in Watsa. © Marcus Bleasdale/National Geographic Captured during a 2004 visit to the war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo, Bleasdale's images "tell the story of the country's mineral resource
Washington lined up to genuflect before Ben Affleck, the director of The Town, Argo, and the star of Gigli, while he testified before Congress about the troubles of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Washington pols swooned before him, including Sen. Show More Summary
Ben Affleck traveled to Washington DC on Wednesday to speak at a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on behalf of his charity, Eastern Congo Initiative. The actor was at the hearing to testify about the Democratic Republic of Congo, a cause that is close to his heart. Show More Summary
Actor and activist Ben Affleck dazzled a Senate panel Wednesday in his testimony on the struggles of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Republicans and Democrats lined up o assure the Argo director that he was not like other celebrity activists who often lack the expertise and commitment to various pet causes. Show More Summary
A United Methodist charity is looking to provide 700,000 malaria nets to a province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo by mid-March.
The health international network La Chaîne de l’Espoir (The Link of Hope) reports that 7 Congolese children in critical conditions benefited from open heart surgeries [fr] on February 14 in Brazzaville, Congo. With the help of the Congo Assistance Fundation as well, Prince Béni and Maya, both suffering from cardiomyopathy were...
Everyone would like to think that, when the robot overlords arrive, they'll fight. Turns out, most of us might be likelier to submit - scientists in The Republic of Congo have made some very interesting observations about humans, concluding that we might well be wired to serve.
On Thursday, John Hudson at Foreign Policy reported that actor Ben Affleck is set to appear before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee next Wednesday to testify on the mass killings in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Affleck's inclusion among the experts scheduled to testify invited some predictable skepticism and ridicule. Show More Summary
Just in time for Oscar season, actors Ben Affleck and Seth Rogen will appear before two different Senate panels next to testify about the Democratic Republic of Congo and Alzheimer’s disease, respectively. Perhaps a surprise for those...Show More Summary
It seems the Democratic Republic of Congo has been learning its diplomacy from other nations... DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO POLICE FIRE ON OPPOSITION RALLY CONGO POLICE FIRED TEAR GAS, BULLETS AT RALLY IN BUKAVU CONGO POLICE BLOCKED...Show More Summary
Robot fear outsells robot awe and wonder every time. It’s very nearly axiomatic. But if you need proof, go to the Democratic Republic of Congo, where two 8-foot robots are directing traffic. The automatons are little more than traffic lights dressed up as campy 1960s robots—and yet everyone obeys them. Show More Summary
You may not buy him as Batman, but will you accept Ben Affleck as a foreign policy expert? The Dazed and Confused star is set to testify next week before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the Democratic Republic of Congo.
With a vicious spate of mass killings plaguing the Democratic Republic of Congo, a Senate panel is calling on experts o appear before U.S. lawmakers next week. One of them is Hollywood actor and serial activist Ben Affleck, The Cable...Show More Summary
New York, February 18, 2014--A journalist in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo died on Sunday from gunshot wounds he sustained in a shootout between Congolese troops and Ugandan rebels, according to news reports....
Jane Goodall Institute’s Tchimpounga Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Center in the Republic of Congo found Wounda The Chimpanzee in 2012. She was very ill, and in fact her name in the Congo means “close to dying.” The rehab center nursed her back to a full recovery. (That’s Dr. Goodall in the green shirt.) Here’s when they release […]