First 800 will be airlifted from the makeshift Bangui camp to the Chadian capital N’Djamena later today
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Monday 14 June 2010
Thursday 20 May 2010
A landslide on the slopes of a volcano has killed 46 people and washed away more than 200 homes, the UN peacekeeping mission said yesterday.
Thursday 29 April 2010
A Congolese man is dragging Tintin before the courts, accusing the quiffed Belgian cartoon hero of racism and colonialist propaganda.
Monday 05 April 2010
The United Nations' head of Congo peacekeeping operations says two UN personnel have been killed during fighting between the Congolese military and a militia.
Monday 29 March 2010
Friday 19 March 2010
Belgium has been attempting to smooth over its strained relations with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), but the latest effort by the Defence minister has badly backfired.
Sunday 07 February 2010
Portuguese-Angolan Victor Gama went to Angola to salvage what he could of his musical heritage after 20 years of civil war.
Saturday 12 December 2009
Thursday 19 November 2009
Saturday 07 November 2009
The mercenary Simon Mann, 57, celebrated his freedom with his wife, Amanda, yesterday as he thanked people for the "warmth" shown since his release from a 34-year jail sentence for his part in plotting a coup.
Thursday 05 November 2009
At least 50 peacekeepers have received punishments ranging from reduction in military rank to eight months imprisonment for committing sexual abuses on United Nations missions since 2007, the UN said today.
Saturday 31 October 2009
Kinshasa: Armed villagers killed at least 47 policemen trying to intervene in ethnic clashes in northern Democratic Republic of Congo. An unknown number of civilians also died in the violence in the village of Dongo, near the border with Republic of the Congo, early on Thursday.
Thursday 29 October 2009
Half-term holidaymakers have three more days of unseasonal warm weather to enjoy before cooler conditions return to the UK, forecasters said today.
Sunday 06 September 2009
Hundreds of soldiers deployed en masse around Gabon's football stadium for a World Cup qualifier Saturday as the country's new president attended and postelection violence continued for a third straight day.
Sunday 16 August 2009
A pensioner who claims he is owed at least a 19 per cent stake in Bowleven, the AIM-listed oil and gas company, has repeated his allegations to Vitol, the company's new partner. Bowleven announced the deal on Wednesday whereby Vitol is to take a 25 per cent stake in an exploration and production permit in Cameroon, in exchange for $100m (£60.5m) funding.
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