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Côte d’Ivoire’s ‘general of the streets’ vows peace

Today, acquitted of alleged crimes against humanity committed during the battles of 2010-11, Charles Ble Goude says he wants to help bring peace

Victims can’t rely on ICC for justice

Meant to tackle international crimes, the court has only convicted three individuals in 20 years

The road ahead for the DRC

Central Africa’s giant holds the continent’s richest mineral wealth, yet its economy remains woefully underdeveloped and its people impoverished

What DRC’s flawed election means for emerging democratic culture in Africa

Efforts to pull off democratic elections that could pass muster in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are hanging by a thread

Advantage Kabila in poll race

With little over a month to go, the Congolese opposition is in disarray

Roelf Meyer tramps on Sisulu’s toes

The minister has taken issue with a meeting of DRC leaders that excluded the ruling party

Top DRC court bans Bemba from running in upcoming elections, SA keeps mum

South Africa and the DRC have enjoyed a cordial relationship for years but things seem to be on shaky ground

Bemba’s party to appeal after ex-warlord barred from DRC vote

The DRC's election commission ruled out Bemba running on the basis that he was "convicted by the International Criminal Court" for bribing witnesses

Victims of ex-Congolese VP demand recompense

Former Congolese vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba was sentenced for 18 years in June 2016 on five charges of war crimes.

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It’s just not cricket

Near Makhanda in the Eastern Cape in the village of Salem is a cricket pitch that is said to be the oldest in the country. Watered by blood and trauma, rolled with frontier nostalgia and contemporary paranoia, how does it play?

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Income shocks and the breakdowns in social protection schemes have had consequences for hunger and food insecurity in South Africa

Police respond to rural water protests with bullets

The coronavirus has hit the Eastern Cape hard, but many rural areas in the province still have no clean water for hand washing, forcing residents to break lockdown regulations to protest

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