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DRC: The election that never happened
DRC: The election that never happened
“Help”. That was the one-word message I received from my contact in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). It was enough to tell me everything I...
Popular DRC opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi returns as crisis mounts
Popular DRC opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi returns as crisis mounts
The Democratic Republic of Congo’s veteran opposition chief Étienne Tshisekedi came home after a two-year convalescence on Wednesday as the...
Congolese point accusing fingers at Zuma and Dlamini-Zuma
Congolese point accusing fingers at Zuma and Dlamini-Zuma
President Jacob Zuma has come under fire from Congolese government critics, who accuse him of taking a hands-off approach to the Democratic...
Papa Wemba leaves in style
Papa Wemba leaves in style
Even in death, musician, rabble-rouser and sometime actor Papa Wemba personifies the term “larger than life”. The forever dapper performer was...
Yellow fever outbreak kills 21 in Congo, WHO says
Yellow fever outbreak kills 21 in Congo, WHO says
Twenty-one people have died of yellow fever in Democratic Republic of Congo, some of them from...
More UN peacekeepers accused of sex crimes
More UN peacekeepers accused of sex crimes
A group of 11 Tanzanian peacekeepers accused of sexual exploitation and abuse in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) also face paternity claims...
#PanamaLeaks: Khulubuse Zuma responds
#PanamaLeaks: Khulubuse Zuma responds
Controversial tycoon Khulubuse Zuma has spoken out on his link to the so-called Panama Papers – a tranche of millions of leaked financial...
Zuma's nephew Khulubuse Zuma implicated in #PanamaLeaks
Zuma's nephew Khulubuse Zuma implicated in #PanamaLeaks
President Jacob Zuma might have more on his plate to answer for this week – this time in relation to his nephew, Khulubuse Zuma’s oil fields in...
Kabila employs delay tactics to stave off presidential elections
Kabila employs delay tactics to stave off presidential elections
In mid-January, the Independent National Electoral Commission of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) announced it would need 18 months to...
German court convicts Rwandan rebel leaders in landmark trial
German court convicts Rwandan rebel leaders in landmark trial
Ignace Murwanashyaka, head of the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR), received 13 years in prison, while his deputy Straton...
Paris hosts first retrospective of art from the DRC
Paris hosts first retrospective of art from the DRC
There is a tradition in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, that artists hang their paintings on the outsides of their...

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