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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...

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2009-06-24 09:36:05

Militant groups in one of Africa's historic Congo national parks have killed several animals since the start of the year, officials reported on Tuesday. "Four chimpanzees were killed last week in the central zone and 11 elephants since the start of the year," park director Emmanuel de Merode told AFP. Additionally, de Merode said "a large number of game animals" have been killed. "At least 31 animals, including 11 migratory birds and three hippos were killed" between May 25 and June 16, NGO...


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