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Can DR Congo's Inga dam project power Africa?

Friday, November 15th 2013, 1:36
related places: Inga

Can the Congo River be harnessed to power the continent?
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Congo refuses to sign M23 'accord'

Tuesday, November 12th 2013, 17:53

DR Congo refuses to sign a deal with the rebels it defeated last week, in a row over the title of the document, the information minister tells the BBC.
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Congo M23 rebel chief 'surrenders'

Thursday, November 7th 2013, 17:33
related countries: Uganda Uganda

The commander of the M23 rebel group in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has surrendered in Uganda, sources tell the BBC.
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VIDEO: M23 DRC rebels 'lay down arms'

Tuesday, November 5th 2013, 23:23

The M23 rebel group in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has said it is ending its insurgency, hours after the government claimed military victory.
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VIDEO: DR Congo M23 rebels agree to disarm

Tuesday, November 5th 2013, 16:48

M23 rebels in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have said that they will end their insurgency
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DR Congo rebels 'end insurgency'

Tuesday, November 5th 2013, 13:21

The M23 rebel group in the Democratic Republic of Congo says it is ending its insurgency, hours after the government claimed military victory.
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New mood in DR Congo as M23 concedes

Tuesday, November 5th 2013, 13:11

Andrew Harding says military victory brings fresh hope
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DR Congo claims defeat of M23 rebels

Tuesday, November 5th 2013, 8:21

The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo claims victory over M23 rebels in the east of the country after 20 months of conflict.
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VIDEO: Congolese troops take back Mbuzi

Tuesday, November 5th 2013, 3:09

At least 800,000 people have fled the fighting in eastern DR Congo - including the entire population of one town.
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Swiss refiner 'laundered DRC gold'

Monday, November 4th 2013, 19:08
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

A major Swiss gold refiner is being investigated on suspicion of money laundering linked to the processing of gold allegedly looted from DR Congo.
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VIDEO: DR Congo rebels 'wanted ceasefire'

Monday, November 4th 2013, 18:30

The M23 are to fight back against Democratic Republic of Congo government troops, the rebel group's leader has said.
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Fighting 'empties' DR Congo town

Monday, November 4th 2013, 17:53

The entire population of Bunagana town in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo flees fighting between government and rebel forces, residents say.
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AUDIO: Gunfire interrupts BBC reporter

Monday, November 4th 2013, 15:46
related countries: Uganda Uganda
related places: Bunagana

The Democratic Republic of Congo has seen fresh fighting break out on its eastern border. The BBC's Ignatius Bahizi was reporting from the town of Bunagana on the Ugandan border for Newsday on BBC World Service radio, when heavy firing broke out.
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M23's decline raises hopes of DR Congo peace

Monday, November 4th 2013, 12:06

Does rebel defeat mean an end to years of conflict in Congo?
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VIDEO: DRC rebel group calls for ceasefire

Sunday, November 3rd 2013, 23:08

The M23 rebel group in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo calls for a ceasefire.
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DR Congo troops close in on rebels

Sunday, November 3rd 2013, 20:34

Government forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo attack the last areas held by the M23, as the rebel group calls a ceasefire for peace talks.
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DR Congo army seizes rebel base

Wednesday, October 30th 2013, 17:26
related places: Bunagana

Government forces in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo capture Bunagana town, the main base of the M23 rebel group after heavy shelling.
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DR Congo rebels 'all but finished'

Tuesday, October 29th 2013, 17:14

The UN's special envoy in the Democratic Republic of Congo says the M23 rebel movement is all but finished as a military threat.
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DR Congo army 'seizes' key base

Monday, October 28th 2013, 18:07

Government troops in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo recapture a key military base from the M23 rebel group, the army and officials say.
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Mobutu's body 'to return' to Congo

Thursday, October 24th 2013, 11:30

DR Congo's government will repatriate the body of ex-ruler Mobutu Sese Seko in agreement with his family, President Joseph Kabila says.
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Nobel Peace Prize to be announced

Friday, October 11th 2013, 8:35
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The winner of this year's Nobel Peace Prize will be announce shortly, amid reports it will go to the chemical weapons watchdog OPCW.
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Rwanda denies child soldiers claims

Monday, October 7th 2013, 5:06
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

Rwanda strongly rejects "ludicrous" claims that it is helping train child soldiers for rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Rwanda condemns US sanctions

Friday, October 4th 2013, 10:53
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda, United States United States

Rwanda condemns the US imposition of sanctions, denying any links to the use of child soldiers by rebels in DR Congo.
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Auditors criticise EU's DR Congo aid

Tuesday, October 1st 2013, 16:29

Many EU projects aimed at building justice and good governance in DR Congo are failing to deliver results, European auditors say.
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Uganda bails 'M23 rebel recruiter'

Tuesday, September 17th 2013, 16:33
related countries: Uganda Uganda

A Ugandan journalist charged with recruiting men for the M23 rebel group in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo is freed on bail.
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UN honours nun for LRA victim work

Tuesday, September 17th 2013, 11:36

A nun helping LRA victims in DR Congo is to receive a top UN award and meet the Pope, telling the BBC she will ask him to forgive rebel leader Joseph Kony.
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Congo explosions: Soldiers jailed

Tuesday, September 10th 2013, 16:01
related countries: Republic of the Congo Republic of the Congo

Six soldiers are jailed by a court in the Congo-Brazzaville for explosions at an arms depot that killed nearly 300 people in March 2012.
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Congo rebels 'stop combat, withdraw'

Friday, August 30th 2013, 16:17
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

The M23 rebel group in eastern DR Congo says it will stop fighting and pull back following days of clashes with UN-backed forces.
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Rwanda condemns DR Congo 'bombing'

Thursday, August 29th 2013, 17:10
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

Rwanda accuses government forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo of deliberately shelling its territory, killing a woman and wounding her baby.
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UN peacekeeper dies in Congo battle

Wednesday, August 28th 2013, 17:41
related places: Goma

A UN peacekeeper has been killed and three others wounded in fighting with rebels in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, a UN spokesman says.
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UN probes DR Congo protest deaths

Monday, August 26th 2013, 10:00
related places: Goma

The UN opens an investigation into reports that its troops killed two Congolese civilians during protests in the city of Goma, amid fighting with rebels.
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UK staff pull out amid Goma fighting

Saturday, August 24th 2013, 16:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Goma

UK government staff based in Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo are to leave the city following heavy fighting in the area, the Foreign Office says.
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UN troops shell DR Congo rebels

Friday, August 23rd 2013, 15:09
related places: Goma

UN troops in DR Congo launch an offensive on M23 rebels after shelling on Goma killed civilians in the city, a UN spokesman tells the BBC.
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