congo congo  /ˈkɑŋ ɡoʊ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a republic in central Africa; achieved independence from Belgium in 1960
  2. (n) a major African river (one of the world's longest); flows through Congo into the South Atlantic
  3. (n) a republic in west-central Africa; achieved independence from France in 1960
  4. (n) black tea grown in China

News

  1. Congo M23 rebels: Govt has broken off talks

    GOMA, Congo (AP) — A rebel group in Congo that succeeded in overrunning and briefly holding one of the largest cities in the country's east is now accusing the Congolese government of refusing to negotiate at recently-reconvened peace talks in Uganda's capital.        
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

  2. Congo M23 rebels: Govt has broken off talks - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

    GOMA, Congo (AP) - A rebel group in Congo that overran and briefly held a regional capital in the country's east is accusing the government of refusing to negotiate.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Quincy Herald-Whig

  3. Congo's Government Suspends Provincial Assembly

    Congo's government suspends provincial assembly due to security fears        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: ABC News

Quotes

  1. "I'm really glad that more people are paying more attention to (Congo) now but I'm really saddened that it's taken this uptick in violence to make that happen," Affleck said. "My hope in being here is primarily to bring attention to the fact...
    on Nov 20, 2008 By: Ben Affleck Source: FOXNews

  2. "In Congo, you're talking about a situation where Africans are hurting Africans, black people are hurting black people," Ensler told The Associated Press in an interview from Italy. "And it's harder to make people care. People say, 'Oh, it's...
    on Aug 23, 2007 By: Eve Ensler Source: Forbes

  3. "The conflict in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo is not just a threat to regional stability but also has appalling human consequences," Mr Miliband said.
    on Nov 4, 2008 By: David Miliband Source: BBC News

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