Essays Tagged: "Democratic Republic of the Congo"

Aids

. The earliest known case of HIV was from a blood sample collected in 1959 from a man in Kinshasha, Democratic Republic of Congo. (How he became infected is not known.) Genetic analysis of this blood ...

(3 pages) 101 0 4.1 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Ebola Virus

pecies struck again, killing 81% of 315 reported cases. This time, the outbreak occurred in Kikwit, Democratic Republic of the Congo, which was the new name Zaire. In the United States, to date, no ca ...

(8 pages) 118 0 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

"Gorilla Warfare" by Craig B. Stanford, The Sciences, Jul/Aug 1999, pp.18-23.

their taxonomy"Gorilla Warfare, Craig B. Stanford, The Sciences, Jul/Aug 1999, pp.18-23.Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda, three of the most incendiary nations in Africa, are also ho ...

(2 pages) 50 0 3.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Freedom and Justice. The war with capital punishment.

orld. However, the death penalty continues to be commonly applied in many other nations. China, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Iran, and the United States are the most prolific executioners in the ...

(6 pages) 95 0 4.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

The Democratic Republic of the Congo

l was established in moist parts of the state. In 1891-1892 Katanga, which is the capital of modern democratic republic of the Congo, was conquered. In 1892 and 1894, east Congo was forcibly taken fro ... guerrilla movement launched a seven-month campaign that ousted Mobutu. The country was renamed the Democratic Republic of the Congo, its name before Mobutu changed it to Zaire in 1971. Mobutu's downf ...

(6 pages) 136 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Mobutu Sese Soko

Like so many other African countries, the Democratic Republic of Congo was taken over by rouge military officers upon the deportation of forme ... r people. Mobutu Sese Soko was one such ruler.Joseph Desire Mobutu, the former dictator of Zaire or Democratic Republic of Congo was born on October fourteenth 1930 and died in 1997. Following indepen ...

(2 pages) 58 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Africa

Rwanda, Somalia, Tanzania, and Uganda. Central Africa consists of Angola, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Republic of the Congo, and Zambia. South ...

(3 pages) 121 1 4.4 Dec/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The genocide in rwanda

became apparent that the RPF was victorious, an estimated two million Hutus fled to Zaire (now the Democratic Republic of Congo). These refugees include many who have since been implicated in the mas ...

(3 pages) 132 0 4.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Resource Wars : Consumer Commodities

d when you send a text message on your mobile that hundreds of thousands of people have died in the Democratic Republic of Congo to gain access to a mineral called coltan, needed to produce electronic ... s, opium, precious stonesCambodia 1988-1997 Timber, rubies, sapphiresColombia 1948-present Oil, cocaDemocratic Republic of the Congo 1996-present Diamonds, gold, coltan, copper, cobalt, timber, coffee ...

(10 pages) 122 1 4.3 Jul/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Capital Punishment

ince 1990. However, the death penalty continues to be commonly applied in other nations. China, the Democratic Republic of Congo, the United States and Iran are the most prolific executioners in the w ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Aurum Est Potestas. Latin for gold is power. A brief history of imperialism in the Belgian Congo. Covers from 1885 to present day.

his own people were against him. Eventually the anti-Mobutu forces combined to form the Alliance of Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Zaire (ADFL). Receiving support from surrounding African sta ... ing their in September of 1997.On May 20, 1997 Kabila took power, and immediately renamed Zaire the Democratic Republic of the Congo. However, once Kabila was in power the situation changed dramatical ...

(5 pages) 21 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

The Rape in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Since 1996, nearly four million people have died in the Democratic Republic of Congo. These tragedies evolve from several rebel armies that have a very impo ... ics are harsh and alarming to find out about when there is not knowledge of what is going on in the Democratic Republic of Congo.Women in Congo are fairly often raped in front of their husbands and ch ... etting raped is not their only problem.Starvation is one of the many problems that the women in the Democratic Republic of Congo face. The widespread rapes have also caused shortages in food productio ...

(3 pages) 32 0 1.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Chapter One Summary Of The Congo

The first chapter of Congo is mostly about Karen Ross and The Congo project expedition. Karen Ross is the ERTS congo p ... unications control room she and the technicians in the communications room discovered that the camp of the expedition team and the team itself had been destroyed and killed. And then a mysterious figu ... and the technicians thought it was a man but Karen thought different. R.B. Travis was the main man of ERTS, and when he was called out of bed to view the transmissions he had said that it was " the w ...

(1 pages) 479 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Effects Of Ebola Virus On Humans

rus On Humans Introduction The Ebola Virus was named after the Ebola River, which is located in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where the virus was discovered in 1976. The Ebola Virus is the nam ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Aids

. The earliest known case of HIV was from a blood sample collected in 1959 from a man in Kinshasha, Democratic Republic of Congo. (How he became infected is not known.) Genetic analysis of this blood ...

(3 pages) 19 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Mount Nyiragongo The volcanoes of the world are magnificent and

, as well as a destructive volcano.Mount Nyiragongo is located in the eastern part of Zaire, or the Democratic Republic of Congo in Africa. It is at a latitude and longitude of 1.5S, 29.3E. Like the m ... hain. This mountain chain is one of Africa's most prominent geologic features ("Nyiragongo Volcano, Democratic Republic of the Congo"). With a summit elevation of 11,365 feet, Nyiragongo towers over i ...

(3 pages) 4668 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Ebola hemorrhagic fever (Ebola HF)

t has accure irregularly since its discovery in 1976. The Ebola virus is named after a river in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in Africa, where it was first discovered. The virus is one of two m ... ural host for the virus is not known. Confirmed cases of the virus have been reported in the Democratic Republic, Gabon, Sudan, the Ivory Coast, and Uganda. No case of the deseas has been repor ...

(4 pages) 1327 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Okapi Wildlife Reserve

covers 8,500 square miles of the Ituri rainforest’s 175,000 square kilometers in the troubled Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The irony is that despite a troubled history marred with civil a ... 47;Biodiversity Conservation in Regions of Armed Conflict: Protecting World Natural Heritage in the Democratic Republic of the Congo” (Kuntz, 2003). Together with the UN Foundation, the project s ...

(8 pages) 40 0 4.3 May/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Case Study: The Saga of the Great Apes

e economic reality fuels the activities of the poachers. Within the protected national parks of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the eastern lowlands gorilla populations are robust (about 17,000) but ...

(11 pages) 27 0 4.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Africa's deadly disease: Rare and deadly Ebola

Congo and earned the name of Ebola (WHO, 2008). Ebola received its name from the Ebola River in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (WHO, 2008). Factors in understanding Ebola include the agents of t ...

(5 pages) 21 0 5.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases