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For example, government of the Republic of the Congo partnered with Total to establish masters programmes in engineering and geology. While they produced a steady flow of graduates, Congolese employment in the oil sector has underperformed expectations and employers continue to complain of ... Workers
Significantly, Putin underscores the fact that friendly cooperation is maintained with the Republic of the Congo. Bilateral cooperation covers a number of major projects, including the construction of a 1,334 km oil pipeline. In February, Rosatom and the Science Ministry of the Congo signed a ...

To date, six States, Belgium, Denmark, France, Norway, Panama and the Republic of the Congo, have ratified or acceded to the Hong Kong Convention, whose combined merchant fleets constitute 21.23% of the world's merchant shipping, and whose combined maximum annual ship recycling ...
High levels of poverty and malnutrition persist in the Republic of the Congo (RoC) despite economic growth in recent years. According to UN World Food Program (WFP), almost 50 percent of the population lives under the national poverty line, and over 20 percent of children younger than 5 years of ...
They welcomed, under the auspices of Angola followed by the Republic of the Congo, the reactivation of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework follow-up mechanism as a sign of a renewed commitment from the countries of the Great Lakes, and encouraged them to intensify their interactions at ...
Refugees have been fleeing to neighbouring Angola, Burundi, the Republic of the Congo (RoC), Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania and Zambia in large numbers. Several thousand have also fled further South towards the Southern Africa Region, mainly to Malawi and South Africa, but also to ... Democratic Republic of the Congo
Council also took note of the statements made by the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration of the DRC, H.E Mr. Leonard She Okitundu, the Republic of the Congo, in its capacity as Chair of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR), ... Peace Security Council
Always mindful of values of peace and stability within its borders, the Republic of the Congo was working to ensure that these values were held true within and beyond its borders. Undertaking the lead on the Libya conflict within the African Union, the Republic of the Congo had been able to bring the main ... Peace Security Council
Spoken word artist, playwright, DJ, and musician, Gill Sotu performs "Black Boy Joy," at Bayfront Charter High School, part of Intrepid Theatre Company's Exiled Voices: The Refugee Art Project. The song was inspired by Espoir Makula, a refugee born in the Republic of the Congo, and a student at Crawford ... Peace Security Council
At the moment, the DRC, which is not to be confused with the Republic of the Congo, is undergoing what the United Nations calls an “extraordinary humanitarian disaster.” From Reuters: Clashes between militias representing the Luba, a Bantu ethnic group, and Twa pygmies, have already been going on ... Peace Security Council
So when launching a Skype video call to Moldova, Europe's poorest country with a per capita GDP less than that of the Republic of the Congo, I wasn't too hopeful. But my Skype call to Moldova was gloriously smooth — in full HD without a single glitch for the entire half hour. In fact, my Moldovan interview ... Peace Security Council
A couple days before the tournament began, Togo was traveling from the Republic of the Congo through Cabinda, an Angolan exclave province, to get to their site for the tournament. All of a sudden, gunfire erupted, and the bus is consumed with bullets. Togo's national team was the inadvertent victims of a ... Peace Security Council
London — The Republic of the Congo is set to become the latest African country to start debt-relief talks with trading houses after borrowing $2bn from merchants, such as Trafigura and Glencore, but now find its debt levels unsustainable, sources familiar with the matter said. Trading houses regularly lend ... Peace Security Council
The document was signed yesterday in Moscow by the Russian state nuclear corporation's deputy director general for international relations, Nikolay Spassky, and the ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of the Republic of the Congo in Russia, David Maduka. The document establishes a legal ... Peace Security Council
Brazzaville — The electronic investment platform, the iGuide, developed by the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) in collaboration with UNCTAD, was recently unveiled by the Investment Promotion Agency (API) of the Republic of the Congo in Brazzaville. The initiative promotes the investment ... Peace Security Council
It is worth noting that there are two countries called Congo in Africa, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, formerly colonized by Belgium, and the Republic of the Congo, formerly colonized by the French. Brazzaville, the capital of the former French colony, lies directly across the great river from Kinshasa, ... Peace Security Council

This included Angola (68% shrinkage), the Republic of the Congo (49%) and Equatorial Guinea (39%). As commodity prices peaked in the 2007-14 super-cycle period, resource depletion was the major factor for Africa's wealth shrinkage. What can be done? There are really only two ways to address TNC ... Peace Security Council
Valentine's day is upon us and this is the day designated for us to go all out and show our loved ones how special they are to us. Why not surprise your mate or significant other by saying “I love you” in another language? Here are some ways to do that in various African languages as documented by Above ... Peace Security Council
The document was signed yesterday in Moscow by the Russian state nuclear corporation's deputy director general for international relations, Nikolay Spassky, and the ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of the Republic of the Congo in Russia, David Maduka. The document establishes a legal ... Peace Security Council
Brazzaville — The electronic investment platform, the iGuide, developed by the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) in collaboration with UNCTAD, was recently unveiled by the Investment Promotion Agency (API) of the Republic of the Congo in Brazzaville. The initiative promotes the investment ... Peace Security Council
Language experts say the word may come from the word nzamba – a word that now means “forest” in Kongo, a language of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Republic of the Congo and Angola. Some accounts define the word nzamba as “elephant,” though this may be an outdated meaning. Peace Security Council
The Bank reports that from 1990-2015 many African countries suffered massive ANS shrinkage (a process termed 'dissaving' as a polite substitute for 'looting'), including Angola (68 percent), the Republic of the Congo (49 percent) and Equatorial Guinea (39 percent). As commodity prices peaked in the ... Peace Security Council
Equally vivid but more self-effacing is Marie Voignier's Tinselwood, shot in and around the village of Moulandou in the Republic of the Congo. No narration shapes what we see: a series of distinct, seemingly unrelated activities performed by the inhabitants—trappers, loggers, sand miners, cacao planters, ... Peace Security Council
It is worth noting that there are two countries called Congo in Africa, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, formerly colonized by Belgium, and the Republic of the Congo, formerly colonized by the French. Brazzaville, the capital of the former French colony, lies directly across the great river from Kinshasa, ... Peace Security Council
Just over a year ago, scientists announced the discovery of the world's largest intact tropical peatland in a remote part of the Congo's vast swampy basin. The Cuvette Centrale peatlands stretch across an area of central Africa that is larger than the size of England and stores as much as 30 billion tonnes of ... Peace Security Council
The Cuvette Centrale, which spans both the Republic of the Congo and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) (see map below), is the second-largest tropical wetland in the world. The peatlands within the Cuvette Centrale covers 145,500 sq km and contains 30 per cent of the world's tropical peatland ... Peace Security Council
Harvesting of the 2017 main maize crop will be completed in end-January, while harvesting of cassava, the principal staple in the country, is underway and will be completed at the end of March. According to satellite-based information, vegetation conditions during the cropping season were generally ... Peace Security Council
President of the Republic of the Congo Denis Sassou Nguesso received Saudi Arabia's Minister of Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir on Tuesday in the capital ... The Saudi FM began his visit to the Republic of the Congo on Tuesday, and was received upon arrival in the capital Brazzaville by the Deputy Prime ... Peace Security Council
In 2015, for example, the entrenched rulers of Burundi, the Republic of the Congo and Rwanda, respectively, legally extended their tenures beyond the original constitutional stipulation. Burundi's Pierre Nkurunziza faces accusations of committing crimes against humanity by the International Criminal Court ... Peace Security Council
Bikindou came to the United States from the Republic of the Congo on an educational visa and applied for and was denied asylum, Baptist News reported. He received documents permitting him to work, drive, and live in the United States, which were renewed through 2017. He was arrested January 9 at a ... Peace Security Council
10 (Xinhua) -- President of the Republic of the Congo Denis Sassou Nguesso called the media fanfare about China spying on the African Union (AU) "ridiculous" in a Thursday interview with Xinhua. Sassou Nguesso's comments joined the barrage of criticism by African leaders against the report by the ... Peace Security Council
The cookbook benefits the work of the Jane Goodall Institute's Tchimpounga Sanctuary in the Republic of the Congo. “In sixth grade, I was really into the environment, and I wanted to help give back,” said Abbruzzese, who admits to an obsession with Goodall. She met a primatologist friend of her father's ... Peace Security Council
... Peace and Security and was attended by representatives of the Republic Angola, the Republic of the Congo and the Republic of South Africa ... Peace Security Council
Denis Sassou Nguesso (C), President of the Republic of the Congo, arrives to attend the UN conference on climate change (COP23) on ... Peace Security Council
Al-Bashir also vowed to discuss the issue with the President of the Republic of the Congo Denis Sassou Nguesso who chairs the African Union ... Peace Security Council
The current tour has already taken the Peace Ark to Djibouti, Gabon, Sierra Leone, the Republic of the Congo, Angola, and Mozambique. Peace Security Council
... PM EST) -- Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP sued the national airline of the Republic of the Congo Wednesday in New York federal court for ... Peace Security Council
The birds were collected from the wild in the Republic of the Congo, and were most likely being smuggled to markets in Europe and the Middle ... Peace Security Council
The three countries with the most participants this year are the Ivory Coast, Guinea, and the Republic of the Congo—with a combined 1,187 ... Peace Security Council
The peatland straddles the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Republic of the Congo. Roughly the size of England, the massive ... Peace Security Council
But they're capital cities of different Congo nations: the Republic of the Congo, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, respectively. Peace Security Council
Although the Republic of the Congo (RoC), which is classified as a lower-middle-income country, has seen strong economic growth in recent ... Peace Security Council
In fiscal year 2015, 10 percent of the population of the Republic of the Congo applied for the US diversity lottery, 8 percent of the population of ... Peace Security Council
The Esperanza will make its way to the Republic of the Congo on November 6 to continue mobilising communities, civil society groups, ... Peace Security Council
Performance is being driven not only by growing BEV demand but also supply disruptions in the Republic of the Congo, where more than 60 ... Peace Security Council
Performance is being driven not only by growing BEV demand but also supply disruptions in the Republic of the Congo, where more than 60 ... Peace Security Council
Moody's Investor's Service said in an annual report the Government of the Republic of the Congo's (ROC, Caa2 negative) credit profile reflects ... Peace Security Council
... in Burundi and tensions in the Pool region in the Republic of the Congo, created additional challenges to peace and security in the region. Peace Security Council
President Denis Sassou Nguesso of the Republic of the Congo addresses the general debate of the General Assembly's seventy-second ... Peace Security Council


 

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