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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
DR Congo delays release of vote results
Postponement until at least Thursday comes amid fears of unrest in Kinshasa over outcome of presidential vote.
Last updated: 08 Dec 2011 08:38 GMT
Kinshasa tense ahead of DRC vote result
Fears of unrest in capital over presidential vote, amid claims of irregularities and concern results will be delayed.
Last updated: 06 Dec 2011 17:45 GMT
DR Congo 'to use army in event of poll chaos'
Senior member of government says army will be deployed if street protests against election result become "too chaotic".
Last updated: 06 Dec 2011 03:46 GMT
Kinshasa tense as DRC awaits vote results
Partial results put incumbent Kabila ahead in presidential elections but fears of violence prompt some to leave capital.
Last updated: 05 Dec 2011 16:34 GMT
The DRC votes: What next?
The Congo election is likely to be won by either Kabila or Tshisekedi, but whoever wins, there is a high risk of unrest.
Last updated: 01 Dec 2011 09:37 GMT
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