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Two thirds of African cities face 'extreme climate risk'
Two thirds of African cities face 'extreme climate risk'
Rapid population growth and poor infrastructure have put two out of three cities in Africa at "extreme risk" of the threats posed by climate...
Bemba's party to appeal after ex-warlord barred from DRC vote
Bemba's party to appeal after ex-warlord barred from DRC vote
Former warlord Jean-Pierre Bemba's political party on Saturday announced it would appeal a decision to reject his candidacy in Democratic Republic...
DRC election: the dangers behind Bemba’s possible candidacy
DRC election: the dangers behind Bemba’s possible candidacy
The possible return of Jean-Pierre Bemba has shocked many in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. 
Women forced into sex to pay hospital bills, study says
Women forced into sex to pay hospital bills, study says
Hospitals are detaining hundreds of thousands of people against their will every year – many of them mothers and their newborn babies – simply...
'The baby fell, but I just kept running'
'The baby fell, but I just kept running'
Emmanuel Muamba* is a softly spoken man and the corners of his eyes wrinkle every time he smiles. The autumn sun flows in through a large window at...
First Ebola cases in DRC add to regional friction
First Ebola cases in DRC add to regional friction
The Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC's) Health Minister Felix Kabange Numbi said on Sunday that two of eight samples taken from victims...
UN report shows Rwandans trained to fight in DRC
UN report shows Rwandans trained to fight in DRC
"The United Nations has conducted interviews with 11 combatants who abandoned their positions in the mountainous forests on the border between the...
Congo ex-rebels threaten AngloGold mining project
Congo ex-rebels threaten AngloGold mining project
AngloGold Ashanti said on Monday its Mongbwalu gold mine in Democratic Republic of Congo faces the obstacle of tens of thousands of ex-fighters...
Malaria takes hold in Congo
Malaria takes hold in Congo
The number of people treated for malaria in projects run by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in the Demo­cratic Republic of Congo...
Envoys dragged into Vodacom fixer row
Envoys dragged into Vodacom fixer row
Vodacom stands accused of using political and diplomatic pressure in its battle with a fixer who recently won a case against it in a Democratic...
DRC measures surge in malaria cases
DRC measures surge in malaria cases
Malaria cases have increased dramatically in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), leaving clinics and treatment centres unable to cope,...

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