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Illegal miners evicted in Congo

Congolese security forces began evicting illegal miners from a Glencore copper and cobalt mine, local activists said, a week after a landslide killed 43...

ISS: AU summit 29 – Why are some crises not on...

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While the situations in South Sudan, Somalia and the Lake Chad Basin dominate the agenda of the African Union (AU), other crises...

Tens of thousands have fled violence in Congo Republic

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More than 80,000 people have fled their homes in Pool province surrounding Congo Republic's capital since the government began a military operation...

UN says Congo withdrawing troops from Central African Republic mission

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The United Nations said on Wednesday that Congo Republic will withdraw its troops from a U.N. peacekeeping mission in Central African Republic...

Congo arrests two suspected of killing U.N. experts; one escapes

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Authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo arrested two suspects in last month's killing of two U.N. investigators in central Congo, but one...

DR Congo forces targeting civilians, denying peacekeepers access

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Government forces have targeted civilians, including women and children, resulting in numerous deaths in central Congo this week and are restricting United...

South African soldier killed in DRC fire-fight

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A South African soldier on a United Nations mission in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was killed in a rebel attack...

U.N., AU, EU press DR Congo leaders to stop political violence

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The United Nations, the African Union and the European Union pressed Democratic Republic of Congo leaders on Saturday to urge their supporters...

Human Rights Watch accuses Congo Republic peacekeepers of killings

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Human Rights Watch on Tuesday accused soldiers from the Republic of Congo of killing 18 people, including women and children, while serving...

Three Red Cross workers kidnapped in DR Congo by suspected rebels

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Three Red Cross staff members have been kidnapped in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo in an attack blamed by a rights group...

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SONA doesn’t do defence

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The SA National Defence Force (SANDF) was much in evidence ahead of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation Address (SONA). This high visibility did...