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'The baby fell, but I just kept running'
'The baby fell, but I just kept running'
Emmanuel Muamba* is a softly spoken man and the corners of his eyes wrinkle every time he smiles. The autumn sun flows in through a large window at...
First Ebola cases in DRC add to regional friction
First Ebola cases in DRC add to regional friction
The Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC's) Health Minister Felix Kabange Numbi said on Sunday that two of eight samples taken from victims...
Congo rebels claim control of Goma as Rwanda tensions rise
Congo rebels claim control of Goma as Rwanda tensions rise
 
UN report shows Rwandans trained to fight in DRC
UN report shows Rwandans trained to fight in DRC
"The United Nations has conducted interviews with 11 combatants who abandoned their positions in the mountainous forests on the border between the...
Congo ex-rebels threaten AngloGold mining project
Congo ex-rebels threaten AngloGold mining project
AngloGold Ashanti said on Monday its Mongbwalu gold mine in Democratic Republic of Congo faces the obstacle of tens of thousands of ex-fighters...
Malaria takes hold in Congo
Malaria takes hold in Congo
The number of people treated for malaria in projects run by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in the Demo­cratic Republic of Congo...
Envoys dragged into Vodacom fixer row
Envoys dragged into Vodacom fixer row
Vodacom stands accused of using political and diplomatic pressure in its battle with a fixer who recently won a case against it in a Democratic...
DRC measures surge in malaria cases
DRC measures surge in malaria cases
Malaria cases have increased dramatically in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), leaving clinics and treatment centres unable to cope,...
DRC's Kabila calls for arrest of wanted warlord
DRC's Kabila calls for arrest of wanted warlord
In a marked turnaround, the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) president called on Wednesday for the arrest of a notorious ex-warlord who has...
No end to agony in eastern DRC
No end to agony in eastern DRC
It is almost dusk and shadows darken the long dirt road that runs between Beni, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's (DRC's) North Kivu...
Congo fixer wins success-fee claim against Vodacom
Congo fixer wins success-fee claim against Vodacom
Vodacom has been been ordered to pay a politically connected fixer $21-million (R159-million) this week by a court in the Democratic Republic of...
Warlord in firing line as ICC prepares to deliver first ruling
Warlord in firing line as ICC prepares to deliver first ruling
Nearly a decade after its inception, the International Criminal Court (ICC) is due to deliver its first judgment on Wednesday.

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