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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Central Africa

South Sudan rebels say raid jail, capture town on Ugandan border

South Sudanese rebels said they had taken control of a town on the Ugandan border and killed 14 soldiers in the fighting, an account...

D.R. Congo to probe deaths of American, Swedish experts

Democratic Republic of Congo says it will investigate the deaths of an American and a Swedish expert for the United Nations and their interpreter, whose...

Cameroon considers two-year IMF aid programme to drive growth

Cameroon and the International Monetary Fund are considering a two-year aid programme for the Central African country to deliver sustained and inclusive economic growth. Leaders...

Sudan rejects U.S. travel warning for Americans

Sudan has rejected a new US travel advisory warning against visiting the country, particularly three conflict zones, due to risks of “terrorism and violent...

European Union warns DRC of more sanctions

The European Union has warned the Democratic Republic of Congo that it faces more sanctions if political and military leaders block a deal with...

Late Congo opposition leader’s son named as successor

TVC NEWS Democratic Republic of Congo's largest opposition party said it had named the son of its late leader Etienne Tshisekedi to succeed him...

Congo arrests suspected killer of two U.N. investigators

Congolese military says a suspect has escaped and another has been arrested in connection with the deaths of an American and a Swedish investigator...

South Sudan President Kiir says he has pardoned two jailed generals

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir said on Friday he had pardoned two senior government officials and promised to release other political prisoners, as his...

U.N. outlines measures to prevent abuses

Protecting vulnerable people from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse has again been brought to the fore for consideration by the United Nations General Assembly. In a...

Four of six aid workers killed in South Sudan were Kenyans...

Four of the six aid workers killed in an ambush in South Sudan over the weekend were Kenyans working for a local non-governmental organisation, Kenya's...
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