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Africa: Congo

Poaching crackdown: Tusks and pangolin scales are burned at a ceremony in DR Congo's capital Kinshasa in September 2018.  By John WESSELS AFPFile

1.5 tonnes of elephant ivory seized in southeast DR Congo

May 19, 2022 | Africa: Congo

Authorities in southeastern DR Congo have seized one and a half tonnes of elephant ivory, legal and environmental offici ...

May 17, 2022 | Africa: Congo

Authorities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo must ensure the immediate release of journalists Patrick Lola ...

May 12, 2022 | Africa: Congo

A rapper in the Democratic Republic of Congo sentenced to two years in prison for criticising the president has been acq ...

May 10, 2022 | Africa: Congo

Fourteen civilians were killed in an attack on a displaced persons' camp in Ituri province in conflict-torn eastern DR C ...

May 9, 2022 | Africa: Congo

Raiders killed at least 35 people including a baby in an attack on a gold mine in Ituri, in the strife-torn northeast of ...

May 6, 2022 | Africa: Congo

Elections to Congo-Brazzaville's national assembly will be held on July 10, the central African country's government ann ...

Apr 30, 2022 | Africa: Congo

Forced to flee her home, 62-year-old Agathe fears never to see peace again as she recounts the violence she has faced in ...

Apr 29, 2022 | Africa: Congo

Dakar, April 28, 2022 mdash; Congolese authorities should drop their prosecution of journalist S eacute;bastien Mul ...

Apr 28, 2022 | Africa: Congo

The Democratic Republic of Congo imposed a state of siege a year ago to try to restore order in two violence-wracked p ...

Apr 27, 2022 | Africa: Congo

Brazzaville/Kinshasa, 27 April 2022 mdash; The Democratic Republic of the Congo today kicked off Ebola vacci ...

Apr 26, 2022 | Africa: Congo

The Democratic Republic of Congo's health authorities have declared a new Ebola virus outbreak in Equateur Province on M ...

Apr 25, 2022 | Africa: Congo

Sixteen people, including nine soldiers, went on trial in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday accused of selling ...

Apr 23, 2022 | Africa: Congo

Brazzaville/Kinshasa, 23 April 2022 ndash; The health authorities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to ...

Apr 12, 2022 | Africa: Congo

The last four members of a team that went to northeast DR Congo to mediate with an armed group who then took them hostag ...

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