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News: Republic of the Congo

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SA farmers to rent land in Congo

Tuesday, October 20th 2009, 17:41
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Africa South Africa

The Republic of Congo signs an agreement to lease 200,000 hectares of land to South African farmers.
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Scale of gorilla poaching exposed

Tuesday, September 15th 2009, 15:25
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

An undercover investigation reveals that up to two gorillas are being killed and eaten each week in the Republic of Congo.
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Congo leader wins disputed poll

Wednesday, July 15th 2009, 19:06
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo
related places: Brazzaville

The veteran president of Congo-Brazzaville, Denis Sassou-Nguesso, wins a new term in office after a disputed poll.
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Congo polls close amid veto call

Sunday, July 12th 2009, 20:49
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Polls close in the Republic of Congo, amid low voter turnout and an opposition boycott based on fraud allegations.
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'Lightning' sparks panic in Congo

Wednesday, April 15th 2009, 9:01
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo
related places: Brazzaville

Lightning caused four explosions ahead of talks in Congo capital Brazzaville, the army says.
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Huge boost for lowland gorillas

Wednesday, August 6th 2008, 16:24
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

A gorilla census in the Republic of Congo shows populations doing much better than expected.
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Ninja return ends in Congo chaos

Tuesday, September 11th 2007, 8:20
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo
related places: Brazzaville

Congo's former Ninja rebel leader does not return to Brazzaville, after helicopters swoop down on his men.
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Ninja leader due in Congo capital

Monday, September 10th 2007, 3:42
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo
related places: Brazzaville

The leader of Congo's "Ninja" rebels is expected to return to Brazzaville on Monday to take up an official post.
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Pygmies housed in Congo zoo

Friday, July 13th 2007, 19:18
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo
related places: Brazzaville

A Pan-African music festival is criticized for housing pygmy musicians in a tent in Brazzaville zoo.
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Congo's 'Ninja' leader ready for peace

Thursday, June 28th 2007, 12:46
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

John James, in the Republic of Congo, meets the leader of the rebel "Ninjas."
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