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Congo elections: Calm before the storm?

11 December 2018, 12:13 PM

The election posters are up, the candidates are doing the rounds and the party rallies are taking place almost without a hitch.

Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary

EU extends sanctions against DR Congo presidential hopeful

10 December 2018, 1:41 PM

The EU on Monday extended sanctions against DR Congo President Joseph Kabila’s designated successor and 13 others for human rights violations, two weeks ahead of landmark elections.

Nobel peace prize ceremony shines light on rape in conflict

10 December 2018, 12:52 PM

Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Yazidi activist Nadia Murad, an IS sex slave survivor, will be presented with the Nobel Peace Prize Monday, as they challenge the world to combat rape as a weapon of war.

Uganda People's Defence Forces soldiers

17 civilians killed in DR Congo attacks

7 December 2018, 3:17 PM

People have been killed in two attacks by the ADF militant group in the troubled Beni region of eastern DR Congo, a local mayor said Friday.

DR Congo Ebola response effort suspended in Beni after clashes

18 November 2018, 7:20 AM

Efforts to fight an Ebola outbreak in DR Congo’s restive eastern Beni region were suspended Saturday after clashes just a “few metres” from a local emergency centre and the hotels of several response teams, the health ministry said.



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