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Depressing end to Afcon for DRC team
Depressing end to Afcon for DRC team
The sound generated by the Congolese fan club maintained a steady deafening level until about the 75th minute of the game. That's when it finally...
DRC boat sinking sparks riots over safety, overloading
DRC boat sinking sparks riots over safety, overloading
At least 30 people died when an overcrowded boat hit a rock and sank on the Congo river, sparking riots in which angry youths on the rampage set...
The writing on the web: What the M&G is reading
The writing on the web: What the M&G is reading
The Mail & Guardian writers and reporters have picked up some great pieces – long and short and in between – around the...
Bafana waste home advantage
Bafana waste home advantage
For all the pulse racing created by success in Pointe Noire at the weekend, Bafana Bafana's profligacy at home leaves their African Nations Cup...
Kabila loses concertation in Congo
Kabila loses concertation in Congo
Even as reports of fighting in the east mount, in Kinshasa the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) appears preoccupied with the...
Army, rebel clashes in East DRC leaves 57 casualties
Army, rebel clashes in East DRC leaves 57 casualties
"On February 27 the Saint Benoit Hospital was reportedly hit by a mortar shell resulting in up to 57 casualties, including patients and...
ICC acquits Congolese ex-militia boss of war crimes
ICC acquits Congolese ex-militia boss of war crimes
The International Criminal Court announced its decision on Tuesday, saying prosecutors failed to prove Ngudjolo's commanding role in the murder...
Congolese militia boss Ngudjolo awaits war crimes verdict
Congolese militia boss Ngudjolo awaits war crimes verdict
Ngudjolo is accused of using child soldiers in a 2003 attack on a village in the vast central African country, killing 200 people.
M23 rebels vow to take DR Congo
M23 rebels vow to take DR Congo
"We are now going to Kinshasa. No one will divide this country," said Colonel Vianney Kazarama, the M23 spokesperson, to a cheering crowd...
Don't vajazzle this jewel
Don't vajazzle this jewel
The world is only just coming to terms with saying the word "vagina" out loud and "cunt" remains a term that takes people's...
Congolese vote in legislative elections
Congolese vote in legislative elections
The oil-rich central African country has been open to multiparty politics since 1991 but wracked by two civil wars in which Sassou Nguesso, an army...
Search for Congo survivors delayed by safety concerns
Search for Congo survivors delayed by safety concerns
Fears of more unexploded munitions at a Congo arms depot where a series of blasts killed nearly 200 people have delayed the search for more...

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