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South Sudan fighters to receive medical care at UN DR Congo...

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Hundreds of fighters loyal to South Sudanese opposition leader Riek Machar have been transferred within neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo for medical...

DR Congo opposition supporters clash ahead of election talks

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Violence broke out on Thursday between supporters of rival Congolese opposition parties, exposing deep divisions among President Joseph Kabila's adversaries over whether...

Two women lynched, set on fire in DR Congo as ethnic...

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Two Hutu women were dragged out of a minibus, lynched and their bodies set on fire by a crowd in eastern Congo,...

DR Congo opposition strikes in support of Kabila step down call

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Opponents of Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila went on strike on Tuesday to demand he step down when his constitutional...

DR Congo opposition rejects election talks

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Congo's main opposition alliance at the weekend rejected talks with the government of President Joseph Kabila over elections due to have been...

Machar seeks safety in DR Congo

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South Sudan's opposition leader, Riek Machar, is in the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo, the United Nations said on Thursday, several weeks...

Two killed in anti-government protest in DR Congo

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A civilian and a police officer were killed in clashes in north-east Congo on Wednesday, police said, during a protest at government...

Yellow fever: UN co-ordinating effort to vaccinate 14 million people in...

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Working with health ministries in Angola and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the United Nations health agency is co-ordinating one...

Yellow fever: UN co-ordinating effort to vaccinate 14 million people in...

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Working with health ministries in Angola and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the United Nations health agency is co-ordinating one...

DR Congo yellow fever outbreak could go global

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An outbreak of yellow fever that has killed hundreds of people in central Africa could spread across the world, an international children's...

Tens of thousands in DR Congo rally demand Kabila steps down

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Tens of thousands of Congolese demonstrators chanting anti-government slogans and waving opposition flags rallied in the capital on Sunday to demand President...

UN demands release of political prisoners in DR Congo

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The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on Thursday called for the release of people he considers political prisoners in Democratic Republic...

Suspected DR Congo yellow fever cases up 38% in three weeks

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The number of suspected yellow fever cases in the Democratic Republic of Congo has jumped 38% in the last three weeks, the...

Unmanned aerial systems make MONUSCO more efficient

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MONUSCO's unmanned aerial systems (UAS) are now in the third year of operations in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and their...

DR Congo prosecutor seeks prison sentence for opposition leader

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A public prosecutor in Democratic Republic of Congo has asked a court to sentence a leading opposition presidential candidate to five years...

Bemba gets 18 years for Central African Republic war crimes

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Congolese politician Jean-Pierre Bemba was sentenced to 18 years in prison by the International Criminal Court on Tuesday for heading a 2002-03...

DR Congo declares yellow fever epidemic

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Democratic Republic of Congo declared a yellow fever epidemic in three provinces including the capital Kinshasa on Monday after confirming 67 cases...

Rebel-backed charcoal traffickers allegedly destroy swathes of Congo forest

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Huge swathes of forest land in the Democratic Republic of Congo's Virunga National Park are being destroyed for valuable charcoal by criminals...

Uganda accuses Congo army of killing four of its police

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Uganda said on Monday four policemen patrolling on its side of Lake Albert had been killed by Congolese troops and demanded Kinshasa...

Congo president shows would-be successor who is in charge

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"You won't scare us!" was how the Congolese leadership responded this week to Western threats of sanctions unless President Joseph Kabila ends...

Angola eyes extension to maritime border with Congo

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Angola is trying to reach an agreement with neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo before it submits a request to the United Nations...