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Controversial Ugandan minister wins UN post
Sam Kutesa elected unopposed as the UN General Assembly president, despite criticism over past and gay law petition.
Last updated: 11 Jun 2014 23:47 GMT
Uganda minister 'unfit' for UN appointment
Critics say Sam Kutesa, previously implicated in corruption scandal, is not fit to lead the UN General Assembly.
Last updated: 10 Jun 2014 09:55 GMT
DR Congo rebels push forward
M23 rebels march on strategic eastern town of Bukavu after seizing provincial capital of Goma earlier this week.
Last updated: 23 Nov 2012 01:03 GMT
UN accuses DR Congo general of selling arms
Senior army commander accused of selling weapons to rebel groups accused of carrying out widespread massacres.
Last updated: 22 Nov 2012 13:07 GMT
East African leaders tell rebels to quit Goma
Presidents of DR Congo, Rwanda and Uganda discuss crisis after M23 rebels capture Congolese city in North Kivu province.
Last updated: 22 Nov 2012 06:36 GMT
DR Congo soldiers surrender to rebels
Thousands of soldiers and police surrender to M23 at a stadium in Goma after the group takes control of the city.
Last updated: 21 Nov 2012 20:35 GMT
Rwanda rejects DRC genocide report
UN documents gruesome attacks by Rwandan and Ugandan troops against tens of thousands of ethnic Hutus in the 1990s.
Last updated: 01 Oct 2010 23:41 GMT
UN revises DRC 'genocide' report
Document detailing attacks by Rwandan and Ugandan troops against civilians toned down.
Last updated: 01 Oct 2010 15:31 GMT
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