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Drunk soldier kills dozen in DR Congo

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 said.Security services are conducting a search for the gunman in the city of Sange,...

Islamic militants in DRC may have committed war crimes, UN Says

A series of brutal attacks against Congolese civilians by Islamic militants of the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) are possible war crimes, United Nations monitors said Monday.Eighteen months of attacks by the ADF have killed more than 1,000 civilians, the...

Over a score killed as bloodbath in East DR Congo continues

At least 19 civilians have been killed in the restive eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo at the weekend in attacks blamed on a notorious armed group, local officials said.Nine people were kidnapped on Friday by the Allied Democratic...

Armed militia in northeast Congo set to lay down arms

An armed group in northeast Congo known for using fetishes to protect its fighters said on Monday it would lay down its arms and end attacks against civilians and the army, weeks after its leader was killed and other...

29 killed in militia attacks in DR Congo’s restive east

Twenty-nine people have been killed in two attacks in eastern DR Congo, a region in the grip of militia violence, officials said Wednesday."CODECO assailants attacked the people of the village of Koli while they were asleep, killing 22 civilians,"...

3 Chinese killed in gun attack in a DR Congo mine

A gun attack in a mining area in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has killed three Chinese nationals, China’s official Xinhua news agency reported on Monday, citing the Chinese embassy in the mineral-rich country.The attack took place on...
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Series of explosions in Bata, Equatorial Guinea claims 20

At least 300 people have been injured and about 20 persons have died in a series of explosions in...
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