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Roundup: African countries on alert following Uganda's rare Ebola virus strain disease outbreak

China.dot.org 22 Sep 2022
Kyobe announced at an online press briefing held by the World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa, based in Brazzaville, capital of Congo, adding that the epidemic "appears to have started around the beginning of September." ... There are gold mines in the area, which attract people from different parts of Uganda, as well as other countries.
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Seven Ebola cases, one death confirmed in Uganda, WHO scales up response

United Nations 22 Sep 2022
Mubende is located in the central region of Uganda, around two hours by car from the capital Kampala, along a busy road leading to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). There are gold mines in the area, which attract people from different parts of Uganda, as well as other ...
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Afro-colonial festival highlights Panama’s tourist attractions

La Prensa Latina 21 Aug 2022
Portobelo, Panama, Aug 20 (EFE).- Afro-colonial culture, its colorful costumes and traditions stood out Saturday at the 5th Congo Pollera Festival held in Portobelo, in the province of ColOn, highlighting the tourist attraction of this town in the Panamanian Caribbean.
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COLUMN: Ten can't-miss Magic Kingdom attractions

Tahlequah Daily Press 13 Aug 2022
With today's sensibilities, Disney could no longer avoid the racist overtones, so the attraction will soon be "reimagined" it to fit the motif of "The Princess and the Frog." ... This boat ride takes you down the impossible combination of the Amazon, Congo, and Mekong rivers.
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Blinken in Rwanda to discuss Congo tensions, human rights

Ravalli Republic 11 Aug 2022
Blinken comes to Rwanda at a particularly difficult time for Africa's Great Lakes region, with the small central African nation at odds with vast neighbor Congo over allegations that both governments support rebels opposed to each other ... Congo in support of the M23 rebel group.
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Blinken Arrives in DRC; Regional Stability Tops Agenda

Voa News 09 Aug 2022
The top priority during Blinken's two-day stay to Congo is pushing for peace between the DRC and Rwanda, which Kinshasa accuses of backing militia groups ... "His coming shows Congo is beginning to be attractive; I can't begin to mention leaders from nations all over the world who have visited Congo this year and last year.
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Tanzania embarks on five-year ports upgrading strategy

China.dot.org 21 Jun 2022
... Mtwara port in order to attract markets from the Mtwara Development Corridor that attracts five countries of Mozambique, Malawi, Zambia, Comoro and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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Belgian king reiterates regrets for colonial past in Congo but does not apologize

Egypt Independent 11 Jun 2022
Congo President Felix Tshisekedi and many politicians have enthusiastically welcomed Philippe’s visit ... Tshisekedi said during a brief news conference earlier on Wednesday with De Croo that he was focused on boosting cooperation with Belgium to attract investment and improve health care and education in Congo.
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Belgian king returns mask to Congo in symbolic gesture of restitution

Reuters 08 Jun 2022
In 2020, Philippe became the first Belgian official to express regret for the “suffering and humiliation” inflicted on Congo ... Congo President Felix Tshisekedi said during a brief news conference with De Croo that he was focused on cooperating with Belgium to attract investment and improve health care and education in Congo.
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Belgian king reiterates regrets for colonial past in Congo but no apology

Reuters 08 Jun 2022
Congo President Felix Tshisekedi and many politicians have enthusiastically welcomed Philippe's visit ... Tshisekedi said during a brief news conference with De Croo that he was focused on boosting cooperation with Belgium to attract investment and improve health care in Congo.
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Belgian king reiterates regret for past colonial brutality in DRC

Business Day 08 Jun 2022
... colonisation of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, but again stopped short of formally apologising ... Tshisekedi said during a brief news conference with De Croo that he was focused on boosting co-operation with Belgium to attract investment and improve healthcare in Congo.
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US cautions China against violations of human rights in Africa

Beijing News 02 Jun 2022
Hong Kong, June 2 (ANI) ... The issues, mostly related to loss of livelihood, environment impact assessment and labor rights, were brought to fore in several countries such as Uganda, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Congo and now in Namibia, which attracted a backlash from the local civil society groups in these countries ... (ANI) ....
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10 most neglected refugee crises around the world

RTE 01 Jun 2022
This year, all ten countries on the list are in Africa ... Their neglect rankings are based on ... 1. Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). A volcano in 2021 briefly attracted international attention ... 2 ... 3 ... 4 ... 5 ... Over a quarter of a million Burundians have been living in DR Congo, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda since the violence around the 2015 presidential election.
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Work cut out for Cape Town City coach Eric Tinkler in Caf Champions League

Independent online (SA) 30 May 2022
ALSO READ ... City have already called on reinforcements to their squad for the Caf Champions League campaign by securing the services of PSL Goalkeeper of the Season Hugo Marques for another year and will no doubt be keen to hang on to their impressive DR Congo central defender Nathan Fasika, who has attracted the interest of big-spending Sundowns.
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Disneyland auction fetches $2 million for Hollywood voice-over actor

LA Daily News 24 May 2022
The two-day auction included nearly 1,500 items designed to make Disneyland fans drool — with everything from ride vehicles to restaurant signs to attraction posters from Walt Disney’s original theme park ... The Skyway Gondola was used at Walt Disney World after that Disneyland attraction closed in 1994.

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