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2014-05-09 12:21:59

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fleurette Group is pleased to note the first quarter 2014 production numbers for Mutanda Mining SARL ("MUMI"). During the first quarter MUMI produced 47,100 tonnes of copper metal and 3,300 tonnes of cobalt. This is an increase of 58% for copper and 18% for cobalt, compared to the first quarter of 2013. For 2013, production of copper was 150,600 tonnes and cobalt production was 13,700 tonnes. MUMI...

2014-04-29 16:23:50

LONDON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOCO is aware of the inaccuracies concerning its activities in the Democratic Republic of Congo currently being circulated in the media by the Company's detractors. SOCO would like to make clear, as consistent with previous statements, that the only commitment at this point in time is to conduct seismic survey on Lake Edward, alongside environmental and social studies and social investment programmes. No drilling has been planned...

2012-01-27 23:10:00

V-Day and the Fondation Panzi celebrate the first graduating class of City of Joy in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo Bukavu, DRC (PRWEB) January 27, 2012 Tomorrow, Saturday, January 28, V-Day and the Fondation Panzi (DRC), will celebrate the first graduating class of City of Joy in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). City of Joy, a revolutionary community for women survivors of gender violence, opened its doors to the pilot class of 42 women this summer. This first class has...

Image 1 - Elephants On The Decline In Eastern Congo
2011-11-11 05:31:26

Humans play a far greater role in the fate of African elephants than habitat, and human conflict in particular has a devastating impact on these largest terrestrial animals, according to a new University of British Columbia study published online in PLoS ONE this week. In some of the best-documented cases to date, the study shows the elephant population in the Okapi Faunal Reserve — one of the last strongholds of forest elephants in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) — saw...


Latest Democratic Republic of Congo Reference Libraries

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2007-10-23 13:55:53

The Sitatunga or Marshbuck (Tragelaphus spekeii), is a swamp-dwelling antelope found throughout Central Africa centering on the Democratic Republic of Congo, in Botswana and in Zambia. Sitatunga live in papyrus swamps and are very good swimmers. They may take to the water to evade predators such as leopards or wild dogs, lying submerged in pools with only their nostrils above the surface. The Sitatunga stands about 59 inches at the shoulder. They have a water-proof coat which is dark...

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2007-08-23 05:41:04

The Puku (Kobus vardonii), is a species of antelope found in southern Democratic Republic of Congo and in Zambia. Pukus are found mostly in wet, marshy grassland where they eat the grass. Pukus are active in the early mornings and late afternoons. The Puku stands about 31.5 inches at the shoulder and weighs from 154 to 176 pounds. They are sandy brown in color and the underbelly is a slightly lighter brown. The male has nearly 20 inch long ridge structured horns which are very vaguely...

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Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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