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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...
Bafana waste home advantage
Bafana waste home advantage
For all the pulse racing created by success in Pointe Noire at the weekend, Bafana Bafana's profligacy at home leaves their African Nations Cup...
Kabila loses concertation in Congo
Kabila loses concertation in Congo
Even as reports of fighting in the east mount, in Kinshasa the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) appears preoccupied with the...
Army, rebel clashes in East DRC leaves 57 casualties
Army, rebel clashes in East DRC leaves 57 casualties
"On February 27 the Saint Benoit Hospital was reportedly hit by a mortar shell resulting in up to 57 casualties, including patients and...
ICC acquits Congolese ex-militia boss of war crimes
ICC acquits Congolese ex-militia boss of war crimes
The International Criminal Court announced its decision on Tuesday, saying prosecutors failed to prove Ngudjolo's commanding role in the murder...
Congolese militia boss Ngudjolo awaits war crimes verdict
Congolese militia boss Ngudjolo awaits war crimes verdict
Ngudjolo is accused of using child soldiers in a 2003 attack on a village in the vast central African country, killing 200 people.

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