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Hutu splinter group leader killed in DR Congo

Congolese forces killed the leader of an offshoot of a Hutu militia in the restive east of the country, the army said, two months...

DR Congo village attack leaves 10 dead

Armed attackers killed 10 people and kidnapped two during a raid on a village in eastern Congo, a local official said, accusing them of...

Ebola emergency chief decries deadly attack on DRC Ebola worker

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Security measures for staff fighting health emergencies need to be stepped up urgently, a UN health agency top official said, after a frontline Ebola...

Informant dies while on trial in DR Congo

An informant for Congo’s intelligence agency on trial for alleged involvement in the murders of two UN investigators died from a long-term illness, his...

DR Congo aircraft crash – all aboard feared dead

A cargo plane carrying presidential staff crashed in eastern Congo and all eight passengers and crew are feared dead, a presidential adviser told Reuters. ...

Congo mine goes digital in fight against conflict minerals

In a small shack overlooking muddy pits hewn out of eastern Congo’s rolling green hills, a government official puts a barcoded tag on a...

Displaced people killed in DR Congo

At least 28 people were killed in north-eastern Democratic Republic of Congo in the past two days, the UN mission MONUSCO said. A series...

Kidnapped SA miner released in DRC

A South African mine worker kidnapped by militia in eastern Congo in July was released on Thursday, according to the official Twitter account of...

Guterres meets DRC president

On the final day of a visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), UN chief António Guterres said the country was experiencing a...

Ebola death toll in DRC tops two thousand

The death toll in Democratic Republic of Congo’s year-long Ebola outbreak climbed above 2,000, government data showed, as responders battle to overcome community mistrust...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...