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Ebola outbreak spreads to new city in conflict-hit Congo
Ebola outbreak spreads to new city in conflict-hit Congo
The Democratic Republic of Congo's health ministry on Wednesday confirmed a case of the deadly Ebola virus in Bunia, the second-largest city in the...
Lost in transit
Lost in transit
In the transit camp for former militias in the north-eastern town of Bunia, the capital of Ituri district in the Democratic Republic of Congo,...
Bangladeshi force settles in Bunia
Bangladeshi force settles in Bunia
After two months of relative calm in Bunia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo's (DRC) most war-torn town, the 1 500-strong French-led peacekeeping force called in to protect it in June completed its withdrawal last week, amid grave fears among local residents about their...
DRC's girl soldiers face rejection at home
DRC's girl soldiers face rejection at home
Girls who became child soldiers in the ethnic conflict in the northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) face rejection when they come home, a...
Wheels of justice turn slowly in DRC province
Wheels of justice turn slowly in DRC province
The wheels of justice turn slowly in the battered Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) province of Ituri, rich in gold and diamonds but poor in the...
UN envoy calls for DRC war crimes court
UN envoy calls for DRC war crimes court
The top United Nations (UN) human rights envoy to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has called for the creation of a tribunal of national and...
Troops powerless to stop rape and murder in the DRC
Troops powerless to stop rape and murder in the DRC
French soldiers deployed in the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) northeastern town of Bunia have heard distressing accounts of brutality from...
Rival factions set to be neighbours in Bunia
Rival factions set to be neighbours in Bunia
A political group drawn from the ethnic Lendu majority in north-east Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) Ituri region is to set up shop again in...
Operation Bunia: a town without guns
Operation Bunia: a town without guns
A French-led military security force was poised late on Tuesday morning to enforce its ultimatum that the streets of the rebel-held northeast...
French troops in new firefight in Bunia
French troops in new firefight in Bunia
French troops exchanged fire on Sunday with gunmen in the volatile northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) town of Bunia and were targetted...
DRC holds poll to end decade of war
DRC holds poll to end decade of war
The Democratic Republic of Congo began voting on Sunday in a presidential election run-off intended to end decades of war, pillage and kleptocracy...
'In Ituri, there is violence everywhere'
'In Ituri, there is violence everywhere'
A dangerous humanitarian crisis is looming in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) with sharply increasing unrest in the Ituri region where nine...

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