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Finbarr O'Reilly

Finbarr O'Reilly

    Tough times for white South African squatters
    Tough times for white South African squatters
    Sitting in a deck chair at a white South African squatter camp, Ann le Roux (60) holds a yellowing photo from her daughter's wedding day.
    Ghosts of DRC's battlefront
    Ghosts of DRC's battlefront
    A Congolese refugee in a tattered baseball cap, worn clothes and blue flip-flops begged me for a cigarette at Kibati, a camp for 65 000 people...
    DRC rebel pullback raises hopes for peace talks
    DRC rebel pullback raises hopes for peace talks
    Hundreds of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) rebel fighters pulled back on Wednesday from frontline positions in a move United Nations peacekeepers hoped would open the way for talks on ending weeks of conflict in east DRC....
    Nkunda backs UN peace plan, fighting persists
    Nkunda backs UN peace plan, fighting persists
    Congolese rebel leader Laurent Nkunda agreed on Sunday to take part in UN-backed peace talks, but fighting between the army and rebels raged on in...
    UN envoy meets DRC rebel amid fresh fighting
    UN envoy meets DRC rebel amid fresh fighting
    A United Nations envoy met Congolese rebel leader Laurent Nkunda for talks to seek peace in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday as fresh...
    Rebel gunfire, the music of Chad
    Rebel gunfire, the music of Chad
    Harsh light and shifting shadows in the windblown desert of eastern Chad can conjure strange images, but this was no mirage.
    Chad accuses Sudan of attacking eastern border
    Chad accuses Sudan of attacking eastern border
    Chad accused Sudan's army of attacking a town on its eastern border on Tuesday and blamed its neighbour for Chadian rebel raids that have disrupted...
    Hope blooms in smiles of Kinshasa polio kids
    Hope blooms in smiles of Kinshasa polio kids
    After another tense day of photographing riots, mob violence and gun battles in the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) capital Kinshasa, I head...