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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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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...
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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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WHO: Africa records 23 per cent increase in coronavirus cases

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Flickr The World Health Organisation (WHO) says there is a 23 per cent increase in the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Africa in...
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Congo replaces sanctioned army chief with deputy also sanctioned for rights abuses

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Democratic Republic of Congo President Felix Tshisekedi has appointed a new head of the army to replace General John Numbi, state television said on Friday....
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Coronavirus stalks cells of Cameroon’s crowded prison

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On the morning of April 24, Fritz Takang became so breathless he could barely walk across the cramped cell he shared with 60 inmates at...
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In Africa, lack of coronavirus data raises fears of “silent epidemic”

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When the new coronavirus hit Tanzania in mid-April, President John Magufuli called for three days of national prayer to seek God’s protection from the scourge....