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Fight to end rape in war must begin in peacetime — Nobel Prize winner Denis Mukwege
Fight to end rape in war must begin in peacetime — Nobel Prize winner Denis Mukwege
Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege may have won his Nobel prize for his work to end sexual violence in war, but the crusading surgeon said the...
Kabila vows 'peaceful, credible' DR Congo vote at UN
Kabila vows 'peaceful, credible' DR Congo vote at UN
Congolese President Joseph Kabila pledged at the United Nations on Tuesday that elections planned for December will go ahead, promising to take...
UN: South African peacekeepers in DRC face paternity claims
UN: South African peacekeepers in DRC face paternity claims
Five peacekeepers from South Africa face allegations of sexually exploiting women in the Democratic Republic of Congo who are now seeking child...
Congo's quiet collapse
Congo's quiet collapse
Far from the international spotlight, the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC’s) crisis is silently suffocating its citizens.
DRC’s carbon bomb is ticking
DRC’s carbon bomb is ticking
Gruelling talks are unfolding in Bonn for implementing the United Nation’s Paris Agreement on climate change, but thousands of kilometres away,...
Displaced Congolese find unlikely refuge in Angola
Displaced Congolese find unlikely refuge in Angola
Thousands of refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo are fleeing across the border to Angola – even though Angola has not always been a...
DRC's dancing footballers leave mark at Afcon 2017
DRC's dancing footballers leave mark at Afcon 2017
They may be out of the tournament, but the Democratic Republic of Congo's footballers will be forever remembered by Africa Cup of Nations fans...
Police fire rubber bullets at protesters outside Congo embassy
Police fire rubber bullets at protesters outside Congo embassy
Police fired rubber bullets on Tuesday at scores of protesters outside the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) embassy in Pretoria. The protesters demanded that President Joseph Kabila step down, a spokesperson said....
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...

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