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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 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 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 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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Afreximbank, FCI endorse factoring for SME financing in Central Africa

B & FT Online 20 May 2022
African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) and FCI concluded a two-day conference in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, to promote factoring and receivables finance in the Central Africa region. The event attracted about 250 participants from 15 countries in finance, legal and business sectors, as well as government, regulators and policy makers.
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Monkeypox: Why LA is watching out for this rare but potentially serious illness

Finger Lakes Times 20 May 2022
LOS ANGELES — An increase in the number of cases of monkeypox, a rare but potentially serious viral illness, in Europe and a single case in Massachusetts is attracting increased attention from health officials ... The first human case of monkeypox was found in the Democratic Republic of Congo in 1970.
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Higher prices, demand revs up copper mining in Africa

Mail Guardian South Africa 13 May 2022
High global copper prices and rising demand are reigniting investment in exploration in Africa’s copper hotspots, with the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Zambia attracting significant capital funding and producers looking for revival in places such as Uganda, where copper mining had collapsed ...Bird Story Agency. We make it make sense.
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Gabon, eight others beat Nigeria to private infrastructure investment

Business Day Online 11 May 2022
The other countries that attracted more private investment in infrastructure in 2021 were the ...
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African countries must put their houses in order to attract mining investment

Mail Guardian South Africa 06 May 2022
... investment attractiveness. South Africa, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Zimbabwe were ranked among the least attractive jurisdictions in the world for mining investment. Morocco was the only African country that ranked in the top 10 of the investment attractiveness index.

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