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Tension in DRC intensifies after shelling in Rwanda

Rwanda has accused UN-backed DRC forces of shelling its territory, but said it won't respond militarily to what it called Kinshasa's "provocation".

Congo ex-rebels threaten AngloGold mining project

AngloGold Ashanti says its Mongbwalu gold mine in the DRC faces the obstacle of ex-fighters already mining the area who do not want to leave.

Rights group claims 24 killed in DRC election violence

Human Rights Watch says DRC security forces have killed 24 people since President Joseph Kabila won a disputed presidential election.

Kabila sweeps aside DRC poll credibility complaints

Joseph Kabila has conceded "mistakes" have been made in recent elections but rejects criticism by monitors that the results lacked credibility.

Clashes erupt in DRC ahead of vote results

Clashes erupted between protesters and security forces in parts of Democratic Republic of Congo ahead of the country's full election results.

Fear of factions ahead of DRC poll results

Politicians in the DRC have been urged to show restraint as opposition parties reject partial results that show President Joseph Kabila in the lead.

AU rejects calls for ‘sterling’ DRC polls to be anulled

African Union observers have urged candidates in DRC's elections to accept the outcome of this week's polls, insisting they were well managed.

DRC polling stations fall victim to violent attacks

Violence erupted at four polling stations in the DRC as the country held its second elections since a war that killed more than five million people.

UN calls for calm on eve of DRC vote

Organisations appealed for calm on the eve of DRC's presidential election, after a run-up that has already been tainted by deadly street clashes.

UN workers killed in DRC plane crash

At least 20 UN workers were killed when their plane crashed on Monday while trying to land in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's capital Kinshasa.

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Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

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