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Botswana, SADC congratulate new Seychelles president

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Botswana President Mokgweetsi Eric Keabetswe Masisi on Tuesday sent a congratulatory message to Seychelles’ newly-elected President Wavel Ramkalawan. Masisi, also chair of the Southern African...
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‘Islamist ADF rebels’ free 900 inmates in DRC jail break

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More than 900 prisoners have escaped from a jail in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo’s Beni city after suspected Islamist rebels attacked the facility, officials...
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More than 50 prisoners starve to death in east Congo prison

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Fifty-two inmates at a prison in the northeastern Congo city of Bunia have starved to death this year because of insufficient government funding, the United...
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Congo gold miners scour rubble for bodies after cave-in

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Informal gold miners in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo scoured rubble on Saturday for more than 50 colleagues presumed dead after a mine collapsed under...
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Can a tooth settle the mystery over Congo’s independence hero?

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Belgium’s federal court said on Friday it would hand over a tooth, suspected to be the only remains of the murdered Congolese independence hero Patrice...
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Six killed in Burundi gun attack, weeks after similar incident

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Unidentified attackers shot and killed six people in northern Burundi, an official said on Friday, weeks after a similar attack was reported in a southern...
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Congo’s civil aviation chief suspended over Google internet balloon flight

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DR Congo’s civil aviation authority chief has been suspended after authorising a Google internet balloon to overfly the territory “without notifying the government,” an official...
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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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Congo elephant poacher gets 30 years forced labour

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A poacher in Congo-Brazzaville has been sentenced to 30 years of forced labour for killing elephants, an NGO said Tuesday. Gerard Mombaza Mombembo, 35, from...