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Congo’s justice minister released hours after arrest

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The Democratic Republic of Congo’s Justice Minister Celestin Tunda was released from custody on Saturday evening, just hours after his arrest in the capital...

Congo police disperse parliament protesters with tear gas, water cannon

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Democratic Republic of Congo police fired tear gas and water cannon on Wednesday to repel hundreds of protesters whose rally against a proposed new...

Warm hearts in a cold land

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International peacekeeping in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is entering its third decade after years of regional conflict and two multinational wars....

Ukrainian helicopter crews continue to carry out peacekeeping tasks in the...

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Ukrainian military personnel from the 18th helicopter squadron, deployed to the United Nations Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) continue to...

Armed rebel groups still a major threat in the DRC –...

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The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is a volatile place that can change quickly and the threat of armed rebel groups attacking civilians is...

Uganda says 20 killed in raid on army post near DRC...

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Twenty people including three soldiers were killed in an attack on an army post in Uganda close to its northwestern border with Democratic Republic...

Update: SAAF C-130BZ Hercules crash lands in DRC

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A C-130BZ Hercules transport aircraft of the South African Air Force (SAAF) crash landed at Goma airport in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo...

SANDF retains over R1 billion in UN refunds for DRC deployments

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Further clarity has been obtained on the mechanism used by Treasury to refund the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) for deploying South African...

SANDF members in the DRC receive medals ahead of rotation

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Members of 7 South African Infantry Battalion serving with the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have received United...

Clashes in Ebola-affected Congo city kill at least 9

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Heavy fighting between the army and local militiamen in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ebola-stricken city of Butembo killed at least nine people on...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...