First 800 will be airlifted from the makeshift Bangui camp to the Chadian capital N’Djamena later today
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Sunday 23 December 2012
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Friday 30 November 2012
Friday 23 November 2012
M23 mutineers gain ground as president holds talks with Rwandan leader
Wednesday 21 November 2012
The M23 rebels are on the march, capturing a key Congolese city after overrunning UN troops. But who is really backing them?
Tuesday 20 November 2012
The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) yesterday dismissed a demand from rebels in the country's east for truce talks, saying that the insurgent force pushing towards the city of Goma was a tool of neighbouring Rwanda.
Friday 09 November 2012
This parliamentary committee angered Andrew Mitchell - but he kept a lid on it
Friday 19 October 2012
Critics allege country's government has created a buffer state in eastern Congo led by its allies
Tuesday 09 October 2012
President swaps colonial language for English after being inspired by Rwanda's example
Saturday 06 October 2012
Embattled minister overruled department to help controversial leader Paul Kagame
Monday 01 October 2012
Andrew Mitchell was under further pressure last night after Labour demanded he publish the civil service advice he received over his decision to reinstate Britain's suspended aid programme to Rwanda.
Friday 24 August 2012
A Congolese woman whose legs were blown off by a landmine will compete in the London Paralympics after a British woman gave her a top-of-the-line racing chair.
Thursday 16 August 2012
A landslide at a gold mine in a remote corner of northeast Congo has left at least 60 people dead, a local administrator said today.
Wednesday 08 August 2012
No action can be taken over seven Cameroonian athletes missing from the Olympic village until their visas expire, officials said today.
Tuesday 07 August 2012
Tuesday 07 August 2012
Cameroon's entire boxing team have gone missing in Britain while competing at the Olympics.
Sustained immigration has not harmed Britons' employment, say government advisers
Australia facing international condemnation after turning around Sri Lankans at sea
7/7 memorial defaced on anniversary of 2005 attacks with ‘Blair lied thousands died’ graffiti
Even when it brutalises one of its own teenage citizens, America is helpless against Israel
There’s a nasty smell in the political air – and it’s coming from the Tories
Vanessa Feltz criticises 'vile' reaction to Rolf Harris allegations
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- 2 Instagram of US airport security chiefs: Lipstick knives and IED training kits among items seized
- 4 PornHub begs users to stop uploading video clips of Brazil getting beaten 7-1