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Sierra Leone boss wants African Cup postponed
President of football body backs Morocco's request to have event postponed due to the outbreak of Ebola in the region.
Last updated: 31 Oct 2014 15:11 GMT
Scores killed in DR Congo train crash
A government spokesman says at least 57 people have died in a rail accident in the country's southeast.
Last updated: 23 Apr 2014 18:15 GMT
New lives ahead for DR Congo child soldiers
Millions have died and over 400,000 have been displaced by the ongoing battle for control of the country's resources.
Last updated: 08 Feb 2014 11:56 GMT
DR Congo risks violence despite rebel defeat
While hopes for peace blossomed after M23 rebel surrender, much work remains after 20 years of war.
Last updated: 07 Jan 2014 08:35 GMT
DR Congo army regains control of capital
Multiple attacks on sites across Kinshasa seen as an attempt to seize power from President Joseph Kabila.
Last updated: 01 Jan 2014 03:22 GMT
82 child soldiers rescued in DR Congo: UN
The children, some as young as eight years old, were forcibly recruited by the Mai Mai Bakata-Katanga armed group.
Last updated: 17 Aug 2013 02:29 GMT
Substandard drugs blamed for TB crisis
Survey finds antibiotics that do not work - a contributing factor to resistance - in full circulation in many countries.
Last updated: 05 Feb 2013 15:12 GMT
DR Congo protesters demand end to fighting
Thousands take to streets denounce ongoing fighting in eastern region that has displaced hundreds of thousands.
Last updated: 02 Aug 2012 07:27 GMT
Hazardous trucking in DR Congo
Drivers navigate muddy potholed roads in trucks laden with goods and passengers in journeys that can take weeks.
Risking it all
Last updated: 29 Feb 2012 05:45 GMT
DR Congo opposition calls for protests
Etienne Tshisekedi's party calls for demonstrations as US expresses concern over legitimacy of recent presidential vote.
Last updated: 15 Dec 2011 15:56 GMT
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