Essays Tagged: "Republic of Congo"

Aids

est 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 sample sugg ...

(3 pages) 101 0 4.1 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Country of Congo

The Republic of Congo is a very interesting country made up of many kinds of people. It became an indepe ... central-west Africa. It begins in Zaire and ends in the Atlantic Ocean.The government in Congo is a republic. The president has a five-year term. Congo's laws are made by the parliament. Its assembly ... well as precolonial and contemporary art.I hope you learned a little about the country I chose, The Republic of Congo. I would like to visit there some day; it's a beautiful exciting place. I think pe ...

(3 pages) 74 0 3.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

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

omy"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 home to some ...

(2 pages) 50 0 3.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

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 former colonial ... obutu 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 independence from ...

(2 pages) 58 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Resource Wars : Consumer Commodities

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 equipment ... recious stonesCambodia 1988-1997 Timber, rubies, sapphiresColombia 1948-present Oil, cocaDemocratic Republic of the Congo 1996-present Diamonds, gold, coltan, copper, cobalt, timber, coffee, and other ...

(10 pages) 122 1 4.3 Jul/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Capital Punishment

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 world. Indee ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Mar/2006

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

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 important aspec ... sh 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 children. The ... d 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 production, leaving ...

(3 pages) 32 0 1.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Population Issues Report – Western Lowland Gorilla

the Western Lowland Gorilla lives in are; Lowland tropical forests in Cameroon, the Central African Republic, the Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and Nigeria, as you can see in figure 2. ...

(2 pages) 14 0 4.3 Oct/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Aids

est 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 sample sugg ...

(3 pages) 19 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Next Nyiragongo

On January 17, 2002 the 500k residents of Goma, in the Republic of Congo, were awakened to sky of fire and rain of falling ash. The cause of this cataclysm ...

(3 pages) 5 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Two different countries in two different continents. One of them

y's Economy. Retrieved Nov 22, 2002 from http://www.immigration-usa.com/wfb/turkey_economy.html .3) Republic of Congo (Jun 2002). Background Notes on Countries of the World, 10495517 retrieved Nov 25, ...

(5 pages) 1227 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Mount Nyiragongo The volcanoes of the world are magnificent and

s 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 majority of ... 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 its neighbor ...

(3 pages) 4673 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Blood Diamond Crisis in Africa

ave caused problems in the past and continue to do so today. In western Africa in countries such as Republic of Congo, Sierra Leone, Angola, and Ivory Coast, the people have been surrounded by violenc ...

(2 pages) 61 1 2.5 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Okapi Wildlife Reserve

00 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 and tribal u ... sity 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 sought to fi ...

(8 pages) 40 0 4.3 May/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Africa-Ethics and Environmental Case Study

s year alone diseases like monkey pox infect more than 470 people while killing more than 22 in the Republic of Congo alone.Animals in these forests must be saved. To accomplish this task, society mus ...

(9 pages) 42 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Case Study: The Saga of the Great Apes

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 outside th ... the past 20 years, the virus has killed up to 95% of the apes inhabiting the areas of Gabon and the Republic of Congo. Scientists are unsure of how the gorillas are being infected and pass on Ebola bu ...

(11 pages) 27 0 4.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Helping Hands

is ravaging the people of Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Dem. Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Gu ...

(4 pages) 526 0 0.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History