Articles by Democratic Republic of Congo
Singapore Imposes Visa Requirements On Ebola-Stricken West African Nations
November 04 2014 12:01 PM
Citizens of Ebola-afflicted West African nations need to secure visas before they can enter Singapore.
Ebola Scare For Aussie Man In Thailand
October 28 2014 9:49 AM
An Australian man in Thailand has been suspected of suffering from the Ebola virus and is currently under the 21-day quarantine period.
Ebola Outbreak To Continue Until Effective Vaccine Surfaces; 120,000 Women To Die of Childbirth
October 20 2014 10:05 AM
The Ebola outbreak will continue and the virus will spread unless a vaccine is developed to stop it, a scientist said.
New Zealand Aid Worker Shocked At Auckland Airport's 'Relaxed' Ebola Screening
October 15 2014 2:42 PM
New Zealand aid worker expected a tight Ebola screening process at Auckland Airport but authorities didn't even take her temperature.
Human Exploitation Reduces 52% Of Wildlife Population In 40 Years
October 01 2014 11:30 AM
WWF reports a decline in wildlife and the need for conservation.
New Ebola Strain in Congo Spark Fears of Outbreak Across Africa; More Flight Cancellations Hamper Aid
August 26 2014 5:29 PM
The Ebola outbreak in Congo is believed to have come from a new and more dangerous strain. The alarm over Ebola continues with more flight cancellations and border closures.
Ebola Virus Outbreak in Africa: Transmission and Symptoms
July 04 2014 2:52 PM
The deadly Ebola virus is reportedly spreading in Africa again. The virus has fatality rates of up to 90%. The virus is mostly found in Central and West African regions and the spread is being controlled before it reaches other countries.
Levi’s Pushes for No Washing of Jeans to Save Water
May 22 2014 9:13 AM
With the threat of El Nino looming over different parts of the world, popular jeans maker Levi's wants to contribute its bit to the environment, particularly water conservation efforts, by advocating its jeans need not be washed at all.
Viral Video: Most 'Sexy' Model Video Ever [Watch YouTube Clip]
May 12 2014 3:38 PM
A YouTube video entitled, "The Most Important Sexy Model Video Ever," released by Save the Children USA went viral after it amassed 1.8 million views in a matter of six days.
Chinese Consortium MMG Buys Glencore Xstrata's Stake in Peru Las Bambas Copper Mine for AU$6.2B
April 15 2014 12:58 PM
China is still definitely on the lookout for commodities. Chinese consortium MMG has just bought from Glencore Xstrata the latter's Las Bambas copper mine in Peru for AU$6.22 billion in cash.
Ebola Outbreak in Africa Kills Hundred; Things to Know About Ebola Virus Disease
April 08 2014 5:08 PM
Ebola virus disease (EVD) has started to spread in Africa after its outbreak earlier this year in forested areas in southeastern part of Guinea.
16% of OZ and Kiwi Women Raped by Random Strangers, Study Finds
February 14 2014 1:19 PM
A study finds that 16 per cent of OZ and Kiwi women were being raped by random strangers
2014 Tech Gadget Predictions: Smarter Smartwatches including Apple iWatch and Wearable TV
January 02 2014 4:59 PM
The New Year 2014 seems like a much better time for tech gadgets than 2013. For starters, there are a lot of exciting gadgets planned for release on 2014. Check out the 2014 tech gadget predictions featuring smarter smart watches including the Apple iWatch, wearable television (TV), drones and 3D printers.
Arsenal Transfer News: Squad Immaturity Forces Youssouf Mulumbu to be a Gunner in January
December 02 2013 5:02 PM
Arsenal are looking to further strengthen their already strong midfield by bringing in West Bromwich Albion midfielder Youssouf Mulumbu in January.
Congo: Battered and Defeated, M23 Announces End of Rebellion
November 07 2013 3:27 PM
M23 rebel group in the Democratic Republic of Congo, which at one point occupied a regional capital of Goma, have announced an end to its almost 2 years of insurgent struggle stating that they are ready to search for a political solution to the root causes which led to its creation. The end of the rebellion, however, came just hours after the government forces claimed total victory after driving the rebels from their last two strongholds.
Cecile Kyenge Racism Attack: Bananas Thrown At Italy’s First Black Minister
July 29 2013 2:38 PM
Italy’s first black minister Cecile Kyenge has been subjected to another racial attack on Friday when an unknown assailant threw bananas at her during a rally in Cervia. The incident is the latest of the several harassments the Minister of Integration has endured since she was appointed in April.
Angelina Jolie Urges Action on High Rape Cases in War Zones
June 25 2013 6:32 PM
Angelina Jolie appeared before the United Nations Council to urge officials to stop rape in the war zone.
Russia and China Angered by US Report on World’s Worst Human Trafficking Effort
June 21 2013 1:22 PM
Russia and China were angered by a US report naming the two countries as world’s worst fighter against human traffickers.
Immigrants Face Tougher Conditions: No More Safe Place in the World
May 24 2013 10:55 AM
2013 Report from Amnesty International points out that the world is no more a safe place for immigrants
Pope Francis’ Eight-Man Advisory Panel Equals the Fall of Rome?
April 15 2013 1:48 PM
Pope Francis has made his yet most radical move in his one-month tenure as the 266th supreme spiritual pontiff when he created over the weekend an eight-man advisory panel to check and review the efficiency and perhaps debate the existence of the Roman Curia.