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AU to launch African Union Passport during Summit

The launch of the African Union Passport, considered a critical development to ease free movement of people, spur economic growth and development as well...

Child marriages one of the most harmful practises in Africa

Child marriages in Africa were one of the most harmful, traditional practices on the continent and the effects of this phenomenon impacted negatively in...
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Six DR Congo soldiers killed in ambush north of Goma

Six soldiers have been killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) North Kivu province, a region where Rwandan Hutu rebels are known to...

Grenades Cheaper Than a Coke in Central African Republic

(Bloomberg) -- As Captain Victor leads a team of Spanish special forces on a night patrol in the capital of the Central African Republic,...

Central African Republic seeks looser arms embargo at UN

Interim President Catherine Samba-Panza has thanked the UN for sending peacekeepers to the Central African Republic. She appealed for a loosening of arms restrictions,...
Joseph Kabila, President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, addresses the general debate of the sixty-ninth session of the General Assembly. UN Photo/Cia Pak

Terrorism, Ebola are impeding development, DR Congo chief tells UN

25 September 2014 – President Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) warned the United Nations today that global development was threatened...
Democratic Republic of Congo soldiers sit at the back of a pick-up truck as they head towards the Mbuzi hilltop, near Rutshuru, on November 4, 2013 (AFP Photo/Junior D. Kannah)

‘Much to be done’ for DR Congo to meet peace deal

Kinshasa (AFP) - The Democratic Republic of Congo still has a long way to go to meet its pledges under a peace deal agreed...
The Democratic Republic of Congo upped its death toll from Ebola to 32

DR Congo Ebola death toll climbs to 32

Kinshasa (AFP) - The Democratic Republic of Congo upped its death toll from Ebola on Saturday to 32 but insisted the outbreak, separate from...

240 Rebels Depart Central African Republic Capital

Witnesses say several hundred Muslim rebels have left the capital of Central African Republic and are now heading back to the country's north about...

Ebola kills 31 people in DR Congo

Kinshasa - An outbreak of the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed 31 people and the epidemic remains contained in...
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