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The road ahead for the DRC
The road ahead for the DRC
In the early hours of January 10, election authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) finally announced that Félix Tshisekedi, leader...
Aid fails to solve the DRC crisis
Aid fails to solve the DRC crisis
The international community spends more than $1-billion each year retaining the United Nations Organisation Stabilisation Mission in the Democratic...
UN hopes Congolese can 'freely' vote after delay
UN hopes Congolese can 'freely' vote after delay
The United Nations Security Council on Saturday said it hoped a week-long delay in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's election will allow...
Campaigning for critical election opens in crisis-wracked DRC
Campaigning for critical election opens in crisis-wracked DRC
After two years of setbacks, broken promises and delays, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Wednesday effectively opened the starting gates...
DRC: Protesters killed in anti-Kabila protests
DRC: Protesters killed in anti-Kabila protests
At least five people have been killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), according to the UN, as authorities cracked down on banned protests...
South African soldiers injured in DRC attack
South African soldiers injured in DRC attack
Three South African soldiers have been injured in an attack by rebel group Mai-Mai Janvier, one of the six Mai-Mai rebel groups operating in the...
M23 curfew 'unacceptable', says UN
M23 curfew 'unacceptable', says UN
Monusco spokesperson Felix Basse said UN troops were monitoring the situation in the area of the resource-rich east of the country controlled by...
Zuma deploys 1 300 SANDF soldiers to DRC at cost of R400m
Zuma deploys 1 300 SANDF soldiers to DRC at cost of R400m
According to a statement from the presidency, the deployment forms part of South Africa's international obligations to the...
Concern over future UN intervention brigade in the DRC
Concern over future UN intervention brigade in the DRC
The joint letter, dated May 23 and made public last week, asks the secretary-general to call on the 11 African states that signed the Peace,...
M23 in the DRC, one year on
M23 in the DRC, one year on
During this time, hundreds of thousands have fled their homes and many have lost their lives. 
Will war-torn DRC benefit from the Addis Ababa peace deal?
Will war-torn DRC benefit from the Addis Ababa peace deal?
African heads of state are due to gather in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa on Sunday to sign a "comprehensive framework...
Crashed UN plane's black box found
Crashed UN plane's black box found
Investigators recovered on Wednesday the black box flight recorder of a UN-chartered plane that crashed as it tried to land near the Democratic...

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