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April 17, 2012
Crescent Consultants recently returned from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Tanzania where we facilitated the Lake Tanganyika Floating Health Clinic upgrade of the Moba Territory Ministry of Health communications network, which was an overwhelming success. Interfacing with local, provincial and national governmental officials, village chiefs and the lake basin population, the LTFHC installed HF radios, antenna and solar power systems at eight remote DRC health clinics only accessible by water on the shores of Lake Tanganyika. These health clinics are now able to communicate with the Moba Regional Hospital and each other.

September 1, 2011
In this month's BBC Focus on Africa Magazine, Crescent Consultant's founder and president, Joel Frushone, argues that helping African countries with "reputation management" doesn't necessarily mean helping them with "reputation laundering." Click here for the full article.

February 1, 2010
Crescent Consultants introduces Lake Tanganyika Floating Health Clinic to key leaders in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Burundi. The Lake Tanganyika Floating Health Clinic, an international Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) whose mission is to address the problem of healthcare access for isolated communities in the Lake Tanganyika basin, began the new year by conducted its first visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Burundi. Led by Crescent Consultants President, Joel Frushone, the LTFHC delegation, headed by its founder and president, Dr. Amy Lehman, conveyed its objectives to key leaders in the DRC and Burundi, where it soon plans to begin operations. During its January visit, the LTFHC met with and received expressions of support from, among others, Katanga Province Governor Moïse Katumbi Chapwe, Burundi First Vice President, Dr. Yves Sahinguvu, and the ministers of health and other relevant agencies in both countries.

July 13, 2009
The American firm Crescent Consultants, which is headed by U.S. national Joel Frushone, a former Congressional assistant to Tom Ridge before he was named the first secretary of the Homeland Security Department, advised Congo-Kinshasa president Joseph Kabila during the last presidential elections. Crescent Consultants is expected to offer advice to Kinshasa on diplomatic and public relations issues but could equally serve as an interface with American investors. Indeed, Crescent is already trying to find investors who could be interested in projects in Maniema province, to the west of Kivu. AFRICA ENERGY INTELLIGENCE N°608 - 08/07/2009 - www.africaintelligence.com