Congo

By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 17th, 2014
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By Solomon A. Dersso Despite their legal attributes, in functional terms many African states (constructs of the continent’s encounter with colonial rule) came into being without possessing the requisite qualities of statehood. Apart from their alienation from the lived political and socio-cultural ex...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 19th, 2014
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By Kris Berwouts On the evening of Friday 6th June, at least 33 unarmed Congolese civilians were killed in and around the village of Mutarule, on the plains of the Ruzizi river, 9 km from Sange, between Uvira and Bukavu. The Minister of Communication and spokesman of the Congolese government, Laurent...
By IAfrica
In AFCON
May 30th, 2014
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WINDHOEK – Brave Warriors mentor Ricardo Mannetti has quelled any suggestion that his team will adopt a defensive approach when they confront Congo in Point Noire in the decisive final leg of their 2015 AFCON preliminary on Sunday. The Warriors take a narrow one-goal cushion into the crucial en...
By IAfrica
In Brave Warriors
May 21st, 2014
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By Otniel Hembapu WINDHOEK - Brave Warriors mentor Ricardo Mannetti has vowed to leave no stone unturned in his bid to steer Namibia back to winning ways, when they lock horns with Congo-Brazzaville in the 2nd leg of their 2015 CAF Nations Cup qualifier in Pointe-Noire in just over a week.  The ...
By IAfrica
In Brave Warriors
May 16th, 2014
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WINDHOEK – As far as Brave Warriors coach Ricardo Mannetti is concerned, all the intensive preparations and reconditioning the players have undergone in the past few weeks will be meaningless if the entire nation does not rally behind the lads, when Namibia confronts Congo Brazzaville in the fi...
By IndepthAfrica
In Congo
Apr 5th, 2014
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Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases on Earth, with a fatality rate as high as 90%. It causes bleeding from the eyes, ears, mouth and rectum and a bloody full-body rash leading to a quick demise. It’s one of a handful of diseases that are so deadly that governments consider it a threat to […...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 30th, 2013
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Agun Mod As Africa celebrates 50 years of the founding of the Organization of African Unity, and now the Africa Union, we must thank Pambazuka for daring to promote African renaissance and our unity, in spite of our diverse cultures. But more than that, we must also celebrate African heroes (‘sheroes...
By IndepthAfrica
In Congo
Aug 30th, 2013
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Rwanda says the Democratic Republic of Congo is responsible for shelling its territory amid rising conflict in the region. A woman was killed and a baby seriously injured after a shell fell in the Rwandan territory on Thursday, with Kigali warning against further escalation of violence between the tw...
By IndepthAfrica
In Congo
Aug 24th, 2013
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Rwanda’s army has warned neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo, who it accuses of deliberate bombing over the border, that it will not stand by “indefinitely”, it said in a statement late Friday. On Thursday, Rwanda accused Congolese troops of firing a rocket over the border int...
By IndepthAfrica
In Central Africa
Jul 23rd, 2013
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By Sekhemib Hebeny, IndepthAfrica United States on today asked Rwanda to stop assistance for M23 rebels in nearby border Democratic Republic of Congo, indicating there was proof Rwandan army authorities were taking part. “We call upon Rwanda to immediately stop any assistance for the M23 (and) ...