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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Central Africa

At least 22 killed in C.A.R. clashes in one week –...

The United Nations mission in the Central African Republic says fighting this week between rival Christian and Muslim militias in the town of Bria...

South Sudan forces killed 114 civilians around Yei in six months...

South Sudanese pro-government forces killed at least 114 civilians in and around Yei town from July 2016 to January 2017, the U.N. human rights...

Two men to face trial in Congo murder of U.N. investigators

A military prosecutor in Democratic Republic of Congo said on Saturday that two men would soon face trial for the murder of two U.N....

Congo’s prison attack was to free cult leader, justice minister says

Congolese Justice Minister Alexis Tambwe Mwamba visited Kinshasa's Makala prison on Thursday (May 18) as authorities said they had recaptured 179 fugitives after a...

Eight months after approval, new U.N. troops trickle into S.Sudan

Some eight months after the U.N. Security Council authorized the deployment of an extra 4,000 peacekeepers to war-torn South Sudan, the first of those...

Tackling Ebola outbreak in remote Congo presents huge challenge – WHO

An Ebola outbreak affecting up to 20 people in an extremely remote area in the Democratic Republic of Congo presents a high risk at...

Congo’s President Nguesso refutes claims of clinging to power

President of the Republic of Congo, Denis Sassou Nguesso, has dismissed claims by his opponents, that he wants to remain in power for life. Nguesso,...

Normalcy gradually returning to Banguassou – U.N.

The UN mission in the Central African Republic says the situation in Bangassou is gradually returning to normal. The city witnessed a series of heavy...

Christian sect members attack Congo prison, free leader – Govt

Supporters of a jailed Christian sect leader attacked the prison holding him in Democratic Republic of Congo's capital, freeing him and about other inmates...

WHO preparing authorisation, logistics for Ebola vaccination in Congo if needed

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday its experts have not yet decided whether to use newly developed vaccines to try to contain...
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