Belgian Congo

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Researcher Edward Hooper argues that the AIDS virus was transferred to human beings through poliomyelitis vaccines in the Belgian Congo.
Exploring both 'Heart of Darkness' and The Inheritors against the operational particularities of the Belgian Congo in the late nineteenth century, Hampson suggests we attend to the legally binding requirements for self-censorship placed upon both Conrad and his fictional counterpart in recounting their experiences and the atrocities they witnessed.
They've got the Belgian Congo but we've got the Scottish conga (as performed by the Tartan Army when we're awarded a throw-in).
In Congo Calling, she tells the story of how wanderlust overcame her during her mid-20s and, after a few years studying French and tropical medicine in Antwerp, she travelled to war-torn Belgian Congo, in central Africa, to work as a medical missionary.
Some of them were incorporated into the DRC at the time of the delineation of the territory of Belgian Congo in 1910.
The topics include wrestling with language on the Gold Coast, missionary ethnographers and the history of anthropology, ideology in missionary scholarly knowledge in Belgian Congo, and curing leprosy in Nigeria 1945-67.
Patrice Lumumba, born July 2, 1925 in Onalua, Belgian Congo, and executed on January 17, 1961, is a Congolese independence leader who helped win independence from Belgium and served as Prime Minister from June to September 1960.
Twice he pounded his desk and twice he shouted interruptions to show his disapproval at the way UN forces had intervened in the recent trouble in former Belgian Congo.
Each part is composed of pairs of stools, one inverted atop the other: a classic walnut stool designed by Ray Eames for the Time & Life Building in Manhattan and an early-twenteeth-century stool from what was then the Belgian Congo.
Some names typically dating from the Congo Free State and Belgian Congo era (like Bula Matari) seem to be still used in today's Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Reportedly they were popular with troops stationed in the Belgian Congo where they saw use in the brutal fighting that occurred before and after the region was granted independence.
He had supported work in the then Belgian Congo and had been honoured by the Belgian royal family.
1950: Pierre Ferrari is born in the Belgian Congo, or what is now known as the Democratic Republic of Congo.
In Belgium, several non-Belgian European citizens who worked in the Belgian Congo or Ruanda-Urundi and contributed to the Belgian social security system were not granted the same social rights as their Belgian colleagues.
After studying ministry at Stillman House from 1883 to 1886, Sheppard became a missionary to the Belgian Congo, now the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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