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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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Mali’s neighbours tell junta to transfer power to transitional government

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Mali’s West African neighbours on Friday told the military junta which seized control 10 days ago that it must transfer power to a civilian-led transitional...
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Nigeria: ECOWAS agrees Mali’s transitional government to last only one year

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Mali’s West African neighbours have agreed the country’s transitional government must be lead by civilian and last no longer than 12 months, Nigeria’s presidency said...
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West African leaders to push Mali junta to hand over power within a year

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West African leaders seeking a return to democracy in Mali will on Friday demand that the military junta that ousted the president in a coup...
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Congo army says Islamist militia kills 20 in east

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Agence France-Presse Islamist militants killed at least 20 people during attacks on three villages in eastern Congo, the army and a local administrator said. The...
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Congo to suspend value-added tax exemption for mining imports

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Democratic Republic of Congo’s government has decided to suspend the value-added tax (VAT) exemption on mining companies’ imports in an effort to bolster state revenue,...
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Congo soldier shoots dead 12 in drunken rampage

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A soldier shot dead 12 people and injured nine others during a drunken rampage in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday evening, regional authorities...