Tag archive for ‘Congo’
Jewish Business News On Friday, April 10th, 2015

Mountain Gorilla’s Genetic Map Reveals Severe Inbreeding

Researchers have produced the first whole-genome sequences of endangered mountain gorillas in the Virunga volcanic mountain range in central Africa. Findings from sequence analysis suggest the gorillas have More...

Reuters On Friday, October 31st, 2014

Congo crowd kills man, eats him after militant massacres: witnesses

–   BENI Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) – A crowd stoned to death a young man in northeast Congo on Friday before burning and eating his corpse, witnesses said, in apparent revenge for More...

Jewish Business News Service On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Africa’s Ebola Epidemics Since 1976

–   How does 2014’s disastrous outbreak of Ebola compare with past epidemics? First discovered 38 years ago, the first epidemic occurred in South Sudan when 284 people were infected with More...

S.M. Lightening On Thursday, August 7th, 2014

Israeli Billionaire Dan Gertler Discovers 3 Billion Barrels of Oil in the Congo

– Israeli billionaire Dan Gertler’s oil company, Oil of DRCongo, on Thursday announced the discovery of some 3 billion barrels of oil in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Reuters reported. The More...

Vered Weiss On Sunday, July 27th, 2014

As EPA Blocks Pebble Mine, Robert Friedland Looks to Africa for Copper

– “The Pebble Mine will not be built, ” declared high-profile mining financier, Robert Friedland. Pebble Mine, with potential deposits of 55 billion pounds of copper and 67 billion More...

Clive Minchom On Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

Robert Friedland’s Ivanhoe Mines Enters Into Agreements To Raise $150 Million Minimum Of New Equity For Congo Mining Projects

– – Last week, when Robert Friedland’s Ivanhoe Mines issued its regular quarterly earnings report, the company said it would need more money to maintain the pace of project development past More...

Ela Levy Weinrib On Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

Israeli billionaire Dan Gertler Fined For Not Reporting NIS 100, 000 (about $ 28, 000) Cash In Air Port

– The diamond mine owner entered Ben Gurion Airport and failed to report cash exceeding NIS 100, 000. – Dan Gertler/Getty – Israeli billionaire Dan Gertler has been fined NIS 8, 000 More...

Alan Gallindoss On Saturday, December 7th, 2013

Dan Gertler’s Fleurette Group Announces Exciting Gold Prospect In Congo

– Dan Gertler / Getty – Fleurette Group is one of the natural resource arms of Israeli Dan Gertler’s business empire.  Amsterdam-based Fleurette announced last week that its joint venture in a More...

Clive Minchom On Sunday, November 24th, 2013

Robert Friedland’s Ivanhoe Mines Announces Updated Economic Assessment For Copper Project In Congo

– Rober Friedland / Getty – Canadian junior mining stock promoter Robert Friedland has aonther new copper discovery play ready to bring to the world. The Kamoa copper project in Democratic Republic More...

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