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Sofia Bouderbala

Sofia Bouderbala

    Makeba backs DRC women in fighting Aids
    Makeba backs DRC women in fighting Aids
    "What I have seen here, I will tell the world in words and in songs," Miriam Makeba promised women with smallholdings on the banks of the Congo,...
    Mass graves found in troubled DRC region
    Mass graves found in troubled DRC region
    Three mass graves have been uncovered in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) where a renegade general, government forces and rebel...
    Heavy fighting rocks eastern DRC
    Heavy fighting rocks eastern DRC
    Renegade troops killed several regular army troops and wounded 30 others in five hours of heavy fighting in the Democratic Republic of Congo's...
    United Nations staff strike in DRC
    United Nations staff strike in DRC
    A strike by local workers in the world's biggest United Nations peacekeeping force took hold on Friday, cutting off power and radio broadcasts from...
    DRC nuclear reactor seen as 'national pride'
    DRC nuclear reactor seen as 'national pride'
    Only a thin barbed wire fence protects Africa's first nuclear reactor, once Kinshasa's pride that today sits dormant on an eroding hill in a...
    EU envoy: Up to 500 dead in DRC violence
    EU envoy: Up to 500 dead in DRC violence
    Clashes in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) capital last week left between 200 and 500 dead, the German ambassador said on Tuesday as...
    Watershed moment for DRC
    Watershed moment for DRC
    The swearing in on Wednesday of Joseph Kabila as the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) first freely elected leader may be a turning point not...
    Kabila officially declared president of DRC
    Kabila officially declared president of DRC
    Joseph Kabila was officially declared the winner on Monday of the first free elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in 41 years after...
    Security high in DRC ahead of electoral-challenge ruling
    Security high in DRC ahead of electoral-challenge ruling
    Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and United Nations security forces were out in strength on Monday in a tense Kinshasa ahead of a Supreme Court...
    Bemba alleges 'process of cheating' in DRC poll
    Bemba alleges 'process of cheating' in DRC poll
    The camp of Democratic Republic of Congo presidential candidate Jean-Pierre Bemba alleged on Wednesday that there had been irregularities in the...
    World powers urge caution over DRC election
    World powers urge caution over DRC election
    United Nations powers on Wednesday warned rivals in the war-ravaged Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) not to sow unease among voters as they await...
    Militia attacks spread terror in DRC in run-up to polls
    Militia attacks spread terror in DRC in run-up to polls
    Militias are sowing terror in north-eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) ahead of its general elections in July, launching almost daily...