Helicopter came under fire as it flew over the M23 stronghold of Rumangabo
Barbaric custom that takes place in Cameroon may have been imported to the UK
African side have forfeited the weekend victory over Tunisia meaning their opponents top Group B and progress to the qualification playoffs
M23 group declares unilateral ceasefire ‘to give peace a chance’ after week of fighting
Former club Anzhi Makhachkala rumoured to want defender back after just half a season at Loftus Road
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The Lord's Resistance Army has resorted to elephant poaching in order to fund its activities, according to human rights organisations.
Members of the Lord’s Resistance Army, a militia run by the fugitive warlord Joseph Kony, are killing elephants across Central Africa to raise funds, according to a report by watchdog organisations.
African mission plea for more firepower after being humiliated by rebel advance in DRC
Even after enduring atrocities, these children still dream of becoming teachers and doctors
Advancing rebels are 45 miles from capital of Central African Republic
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This parliamentary committee angered Andrew Mitchell - but he kept a lid on it
Critics allege country's government has created a buffer state in eastern Congo led by its allies
President swaps colonial language for English after being inspired by Rwanda's example
Embattled minister overruled department to help controversial leader Paul Kagame