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Joe Bavier

Joe Bavier

    Côte d'Ivoire hands Laurent Gbagbo ally to ICC
    Côte d'Ivoire hands Laurent Gbagbo ally to ICC
    Côte d’Ivoire transferred Charles Ble Goude, a youth leader and close ally of ex-president Laurent Gbagbo, to the International...
    IMF's Lagarde says conflict 'enemy No 1' of Africa growth
    IMF's Lagarde says conflict 'enemy No 1' of Africa growth
    Africa's emerging nations have become a driving force for world economic growth, International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde said on...
    At least four killed in Cote d'Ivoire gun battle
    At least four killed in Cote d'Ivoire gun battle
    The world's top cocoa grower is struggling to cope with a spate of armed raids on police and military installations this month, raising fears of...
    Zim's neighbours seek an end to sanctions
    Zim's neighbours seek an end to sanctions
    African leaders will step up calls on Monday for an end to Western sanctions against Zimbabwe and urge South Africa to plead Harare's cause within...
    UN: More than 100 killed in massacre by Ugandan rebels
    UN: More than 100 killed in massacre by Ugandan rebels
    Ugandan Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebels killed more than 100 people in a village in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in an apparent reprisal...
    Rebels stalk DRC, slaughtering more than 600
    Rebels stalk DRC, slaughtering more than 600
    Honore Tadri (20) was in Faradje on Christmas Day when about 150 armed men surrounded the market square where most of the Congolese town's...
    Optimism over DRC peace deal
    Optimism over DRC peace deal
    A pledge by Congolese Tutsi rebels to abandon their four-year insurgency marks a major step towards ending more than a decade of conflict in the...
    DRC villagers take up arms against LRA rebels
    DRC villagers take up arms against LRA rebels
    Congolese villagers are forming self-defence groups to protect homes and families from Ugandan Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebels.
    Ivory poachers decimate DRC elephant population
    Ivory poachers decimate DRC elephant population
    Poachers in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have killed a fifth of the elephants in Africa's oldest national park this year as China buys...
    Report says DRC should cancel most logging deals
    Report says DRC should cancel most logging deals
    The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) should cancel more than three quarters of its logging deals for not meeting necessary standards, a government-sponsored working group looking into the forestry sector said on Wednesday....
    'More than 2 200 cases of rape' last month in DRC
    'More than 2 200 cases of rape' last month in DRC
    More than 2 000 rape cases were recorded last month alone in Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) violent North Kivu province, a new report...