Five hundred have died in clashes between Muslims and Christians over the last week
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Monday 09 December 2013
The US military said on Monday that it will fly African forces into Central Africa Republic, responding to a request by France to bolster international efforts to halt the spread of violence between Christians and Muslims.
Friday 29 November 2013
The institution dubbed the last colonial museum in the world is packing up its stuffed animals and controversial statues this weekend as it closes down for a three-year makeover aimed at modernising the monument to King Leopold II and his murderous reign in the Belgian Congo.
France sends in troops to Central African Republic to stop 'another Rwanda' as conflict threatens to explode into Muslim-Christan war
Tuesday 26 November 2013
Deployment is likely to win UN Security Council approval
‘It’s a new Congo, we won’t bow down to the enemy again’: Optimism as DRC's vanquished rebels sign up for peace
Monday 11 November 2013
The country's spectacular turnaround has surprised even the most knowledgeable of DRC observers and analysts
Tuesday 05 November 2013
The Democratic Republic of Congo’s M23 rebel group has declared an end to its 20-month insurgency and said it was ready to pursue a political solution after the army captured its last two strongholds.
Tuesday 05 November 2013
A leader of the M23 rebel group in eastern Congo has said his movement is ending its rebellion after more than a year and a half of fighting the Congolese government.
Saturday 12 October 2013
Helicopter came under fire as it flew over the M23 stronghold of Rumangabo
Thursday 26 September 2013
Barbaric custom that takes place in Cameroon may have been imported to the UK
Cape Verde Islands thrown out of World Cup qualification for fielding ineligible player just one round short of reaching the showcase tournament
Thursday 12 September 2013
African side have forfeited the weekend victory over Tunisia meaning their opponents top Group B and progress to the qualification playoffs
Friday 30 August 2013
M23 group declares unilateral ceasefire ‘to give peace a chance’ after week of fighting
Thursday 29 August 2013
Confusion over the crisis in eastern Congo stems from three separate and often competing peace efforts in one of the world’s most unstable areas. Fighting between rebel groups and the army has displaced one million people since July, all under the watchful eye of the UN’s biggest peacekeeping operation.
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