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Thousands rally to support Congo’s threatened Nobel Laureate

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A city in eastern Congo has rallied in support of Denis Mukwege, the Congolese Nobel Laureate who received death threats in recent weeks after he...
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DR Congo’s albino wrestling hero Alphonse Makiese dies at 54

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Alphonse Mwimba Makiese, DR Congo’s wrestling champion, who campaigned for fellow albinos facing stigma, was lauded Monday for his work fighting discrimination following his death...
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DR Congo militia kills 12 in Beni region

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File Photo Twelve people have been killed over three days by a notorious militia in the troubled Beni region of eastern DR Congo, where the...
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Seven killed in DRC ethnic clashes

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File Photo Seven persons were killed and 17 wounded in ethnic clashes over land rights in Kasai, a vast region in central Democratic Republic of...
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Wanted US fugitive arrested at Kenyan airport

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A multiagency team in Mombasa has arrested 60-year-old Mansur Mohamed Surur, aka “Mansour”, a Kenyan citizen and wanted fugitive in the US. Surur is said...
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DR Congo’s Joseph Kabila prowls the political sidelines

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Officially, he stepped down in January 2019, retiring after 18 years at the helm of the biggest country in sub-Saharan Africa. But nearly 18 months...
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Renowned Congolese scholar Wamba dia Wamba passes on

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Prominent Congolese scholar Ernest Wamba dia Wamba has passed on, bringing to an end the era of one of Africa’s foremost pro-democracy campaigners. Prof Wamba...