• Congo and Africa's World War: Crash Course World History 221

    In which John Green teaches you about the Democratic Republic of the Congo, which used to be Zaire, which used to be The Belgian Congo, which used to be the Congo Free State, which used to be the region surrounding the Congo River Basin in central Africa. So the history of this place is a little convoluted. The history of Congo is central to the history of central Africa, and the Congo Wars embroiled neighboring countries like Uganda and Rwanda. John will talk you through the history of Congo and the region. You can directly support Crash Course at http://www.subbable.com/crashcourse Subscribe for as little as $0 to keep up with everything we're doing. Free is nice, but if you can afford to pay a little every month, it really helps us to continue producing this content. Citation 1: David...

    published: 16 Jan 2015
  • The Advance: Global Health in Democratic Republic of Congo

    http://UMCGiving.org/Advance/ - The Advance is an accountable, designated giving arm of The United Methodist Church that ensures 100% of each gift reaches its intended mission or ministry. You decide which program or ministry to support through The Advance. The Advance is part of the General Board of Global Ministries, The United Methodist Church.

    published: 03 Feb 2015
  • Congo: Combating Illegal Coltan Mining | Global 3000

    The Democratic Republic of Congo has rich deposits of gold, diamonds, copper and other minerals that unscrupulous business people have been eager to exploit. Rebel groups have used the sale of raw materials to fund civil war, and Rwandan militias in eastern Congo are capitalizing on the sale of coltan, a crucial raw material in the manufacture of electronic devices.Now, developed countries are stepping up pressure on industry to buy exclusively clean, or conflict-free, raw materials. The United Nations has suggested developing a certification scheme to stamp out the trade of dirty or illegally mined materials.

    published: 08 Jun 2010
  • The Global African - Democratic Republic of Congo

    Each week on “The Global African” host Bill Fletcher, Jr. addresses issues facing Africa and the African Diasporas. Today's program focuses on the Democratic Republic of the Congo, from its history as a Belgian colony to independence to the neo-colonial kleptocracy of dictator Joseph-Desiré Mobutu to decades of war, conflict, and suffering to today's panorama, featuring an interview with Kambale Musavuli, the spokesperson for The Friends of the Congo, an international organization with representatives in more than sixty countries. teleSUR http://multimedia.telesurtv.net/web/telesur/#!en/video/the-global-african-283270

    published: 11 Sep 2014
  • Breaking The Silence: Congo Week, Join The Global Movement!

    Sign up at http://www.congoweek.org Friends of the Congo in association with a myriad of student and grassroots supporters and a wide range of partners around the world will host a weeklong event entitled "Congo Week: Breaking the Silence" from October 17 - 23, 2010. Since 2008, Congo Week has galvanized the participation of students and grassroots activists in over 50 countries and 200 university campuses and communities. The overarching goal for 2010 is to expand upon the previous success by broadening our participation of global leaders, environmental organizations, human rights institutions, the electronics industry, responsible corporate actors, artists, students and grassroots participation in our quest to establish a global support network for the people of Congo. Ten key ci...

    published: 22 Jul 2010
  • Uganda calls for Global intervention in Congo

    http://www.ntvuganda.co.ug/ The Ugandan Government is calling upon the international community to urgently step in to help contain the rapidly deteriorating security situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo. In particular, the Ugandan government has expressed concern that its capacity to host the thousands of refugees fleeing DRC is being stretched. This emerged even as the rebels continued with their advances with fears that they could attack the key City of Goma tomorrow.

    published: 10 Jul 2012
  • United Methodist Missionaries working in global health in Democratic Republic of Congo

    Second of a five part series focusing on UM Missionaries in different parts of the world and how they are working in the Four Areas of Focus.

    published: 11 Jun 2010
  • Congo: Total abandons oil field citing decrease in global oil prices

    French oil company Total has decided to abandon its ''Pointe-Noire Grand Fonds'' oil field in the Republic of Congo, citing the decrease in global oil prices, Jeune Afrique has reported. According to Total officials, 15 to 20 million dollars had been spent on this project yearly which produces about 12,500 barrels per day. According to an Executive Director of Total in Gabon, Congo authorities have understood the situation. The company had renewed its operating license just a year ago… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/06/29/congo-total-abandons-oil-field-citing-decrease-in-global-oil-prices Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.co...

    published: 05 Jul 2016
  • Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever A Global Perspective

    published: 22 Feb 2017
  • Straight Talk Africa Guest Nita Evele of Congo Global Action Coalition on Possibility of Peace

    November 6, 2013 - On VOA's "Straight Talk Africa" broadcast, host Shaka Ssali asked Nita Evele, Vice Chair of the Executive Committee for the Congo Global Action Coalition, a global network of concerned organizations and individuals who care about the Democratic Republic of the Congo and are committed to working to help the Congolese people, what has changed in the DRC. She says the international community became willing to try and hold Ugandan

    published: 07 Nov 2013
Congo and Africa's World War: Crash Course World History 221

Congo and Africa's World War: Crash Course World History 221

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  • Duration: 12:58
  • Updated: 16 Jan 2015
  • views: 1040299
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In which John Green teaches you about the Democratic Republic of the Congo, which used to be Zaire, which used to be The Belgian Congo, which used to be the Congo Free State, which used to be the region surrounding the Congo River Basin in central Africa. So the history of this place is a little convoluted. The history of Congo is central to the history of central Africa, and the Congo Wars embroiled neighboring countries like Uganda and Rwanda. John will talk you through the history of Congo and the region. You can directly support Crash Course at http://www.subbable.com/crashcourse Subscribe for as little as $0 to keep up with everything we're doing. Free is nice, but if you can afford to pay a little every month, it really helps us to continue producing this content. Citation 1: David van Reybrouck, Congo: The Epic History of a People. Trans. Sam Garrett. Harper Collins. 2014. Citation 2: van Reybrouck. p 468
https://wn.com/Congo_And_Africa's_World_War_Crash_Course_World_History_221
The Advance: Global Health in Democratic Republic of Congo

The Advance: Global Health in Democratic Republic of Congo

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  • Duration: 3:30
  • Updated: 03 Feb 2015
  • views: 74
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http://UMCGiving.org/Advance/ - The Advance is an accountable, designated giving arm of The United Methodist Church that ensures 100% of each gift reaches its intended mission or ministry. You decide which program or ministry to support through The Advance. The Advance is part of the General Board of Global Ministries, The United Methodist Church.
https://wn.com/The_Advance_Global_Health_In_Democratic_Republic_Of_Congo
Congo: Combating Illegal Coltan Mining | Global 3000

Congo: Combating Illegal Coltan Mining | Global 3000

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  • Duration: 5:48
  • Updated: 08 Jun 2010
  • views: 7571
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The Democratic Republic of Congo has rich deposits of gold, diamonds, copper and other minerals that unscrupulous business people have been eager to exploit. Rebel groups have used the sale of raw materials to fund civil war, and Rwandan militias in eastern Congo are capitalizing on the sale of coltan, a crucial raw material in the manufacture of electronic devices.Now, developed countries are stepping up pressure on industry to buy exclusively clean, or conflict-free, raw materials. The United Nations has suggested developing a certification scheme to stamp out the trade of dirty or illegally mined materials.
https://wn.com/Congo_Combating_Illegal_Coltan_Mining_|_Global_3000
The Global African - Democratic Republic of Congo

The Global African - Democratic Republic of Congo

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  • Duration: 24:50
  • Updated: 11 Sep 2014
  • views: 253
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Each week on “The Global African” host Bill Fletcher, Jr. addresses issues facing Africa and the African Diasporas. Today's program focuses on the Democratic Republic of the Congo, from its history as a Belgian colony to independence to the neo-colonial kleptocracy of dictator Joseph-Desiré Mobutu to decades of war, conflict, and suffering to today's panorama, featuring an interview with Kambale Musavuli, the spokesperson for The Friends of the Congo, an international organization with representatives in more than sixty countries. teleSUR http://multimedia.telesurtv.net/web/telesur/#!en/video/the-global-african-283270
https://wn.com/The_Global_African_Democratic_Republic_Of_Congo
Breaking The Silence: Congo Week, Join The Global Movement!

Breaking The Silence: Congo Week, Join The Global Movement!

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  • Duration: 3:19
  • Updated: 22 Jul 2010
  • views: 9068
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Sign up at http://www.congoweek.org Friends of the Congo in association with a myriad of student and grassroots supporters and a wide range of partners around the world will host a weeklong event entitled "Congo Week: Breaking the Silence" from October 17 - 23, 2010. Since 2008, Congo Week has galvanized the participation of students and grassroots activists in over 50 countries and 200 university campuses and communities. The overarching goal for 2010 is to expand upon the previous success by broadening our participation of global leaders, environmental organizations, human rights institutions, the electronics industry, responsible corporate actors, artists, students and grassroots participation in our quest to establish a global support network for the people of Congo. Ten key cities throughout the globe will accentuate Congo Week and serve as anchors for Congo Week activities worldwide. The cities are London, Paris, Washington, New York, Toronto, Johannesburg, Osaka, Nairobi, Kinshasa and Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
https://wn.com/Breaking_The_Silence_Congo_Week,_Join_The_Global_Movement
Uganda calls for Global intervention in Congo

Uganda calls for Global intervention in Congo

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  • Duration: 2:24
  • Updated: 10 Jul 2012
  • views: 1317
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http://www.ntvuganda.co.ug/ The Ugandan Government is calling upon the international community to urgently step in to help contain the rapidly deteriorating security situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo. In particular, the Ugandan government has expressed concern that its capacity to host the thousands of refugees fleeing DRC is being stretched. This emerged even as the rebels continued with their advances with fears that they could attack the key City of Goma tomorrow.
https://wn.com/Uganda_Calls_For_Global_Intervention_In_Congo
United Methodist Missionaries working in global health in Democratic Republic of Congo

United Methodist Missionaries working in global health in Democratic Republic of Congo

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  • Duration: 3:28
  • Updated: 11 Jun 2010
  • views: 470
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Second of a five part series focusing on UM Missionaries in different parts of the world and how they are working in the Four Areas of Focus.
https://wn.com/United_Methodist_Missionaries_Working_In_Global_Health_In_Democratic_Republic_Of_Congo
Congo: Total abandons oil field citing decrease in global oil prices

Congo: Total abandons oil field citing decrease in global oil prices

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  • Duration: 0:56
  • Updated: 05 Jul 2016
  • views: 51
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French oil company Total has decided to abandon its ''Pointe-Noire Grand Fonds'' oil field in the Republic of Congo, citing the decrease in global oil prices, Jeune Afrique has reported. According to Total officials, 15 to 20 million dollars had been spent on this project yearly which produces about 12,500 barrels per day. According to an Executive Director of Total in Gabon, Congo authorities have understood the situation. The company had renewed its operating license just a year ago… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2016/06/29/congo-total-abandons-oil-field-citing-decrease-in-global-oil-prices Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.channel/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews
https://wn.com/Congo_Total_Abandons_Oil_Field_Citing_Decrease_In_Global_Oil_Prices
Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever A Global Perspective

Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever A Global Perspective

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  • Duration: 0:21
  • Updated: 22 Feb 2017
  • views: 0
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https://wn.com/Crimean_Congo_Hemorrhagic_Fever_A_Global_Perspective
Straight Talk Africa Guest Nita Evele of Congo Global Action Coalition on Possibility of Peace

Straight Talk Africa Guest Nita Evele of Congo Global Action Coalition on Possibility of Peace

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  • Duration: 1:37
  • Updated: 07 Nov 2013
  • views: 229
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November 6, 2013 - On VOA's "Straight Talk Africa" broadcast, host Shaka Ssali asked Nita Evele, Vice Chair of the Executive Committee for the Congo Global Action Coalition, a global network of concerned organizations and individuals who care about the Democratic Republic of the Congo and are committed to working to help the Congolese people, what has changed in the DRC. She says the international community became willing to try and hold Ugandan
https://wn.com/Straight_Talk_Africa_Guest_Nita_Evele_Of_Congo_Global_Action_Coalition_On_Possibility_Of_Peace
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