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    14 attackers killed in Burundi security fire

    Reuters . Nairobi | Updated at 02:32pm on October 23, 2019

    Security forces in Burundi killed at least 14 armed men who had intended to launch an attack in the north-western province of Bubanza, police and...

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    At least 30 killed in Congo road accident

    Agence France-Presse . Mbanza-Ngungu | Updated at 03:11pm on October 21, 2019

    At least 30 people were killed when a packed bus came off the road and burst into flames overnight near Kinshasa, the DR Congo capital,...

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    WHO accused of controlling Ebola vaccine supply in DRC

    Agence France-Presse . Kinshasa | Updated at 03:04pm on September 23, 2019

    Aid group Doctors Without Borders on Monday accused the World Health Organisation of rationing the Ebola vaccine in the Democratic Republic of Congo where more...

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    50 killed in DR Congo train accident

    Agence France-Presse . Lubumbashi, DR Congo | Updated at 05:34pm on September 12, 2019

    At least 50 stowaways were killed when a freight  ern Democratic Republic of Congo early Thursday, the latest rail tragedy to strike the vast central...

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    South African consulate, shops attacked in DRC city

    Agence France-Presse . Lubumbashi, DR Congo | Updated at 12:00am on September 06, 2019

    Protesters on Thursday smashed the windows of the South African consulate in DR Congo’s second largest city and attacked South African-owned stores, in reprisal for...

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    Ebola death toll crosses 2,000 in DR Congo

    Agence France-Presse . Beni | Updated at 02:30pm on August 31, 2019

    The Ebola outbreak in DR Congo showed no signs of easing Friday on the eve of the UN chief’s visit to the country, with the...

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    DR Congo carries out 700 summary executions in six months: UN

    Agence France-Presse. Kinshasa, DR Congo | Updated at 10:12pm on July 25, 2019

    Nearly 700 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo were victims of summary and extrajudicial executions this year, with a third carried out by security...

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    UN releases special video featuring 2 Bangladeshi female pilots

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 05:19pm on June 17, 2019

    The United Nations has released a special video featuring Flight Lieutenants Nayma Haque and Tamanna-E-Lutfi who brought much pride for Bangladesh through serving in UN...

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    Fighting kills 50 in eastern DR Congo

    Agence France-Presse . Kinshasa | Updated at 01:14am on June 14, 2019

    At least 50 people have been killed in violence in Ituri, a volatile province of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, governor Jean Bamanisa Saidi said...

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    High-security Ebola burials spark dismay, anger in DR Congo

    Agence France-Presse . Congo | Updated at 02:29pm on May 21, 2019

    People in Ebola-hit eastern DR Congo are struggling to come to terms with high-security burials that are part of a hard-pressed strategy to...