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Rwanda: Inside Kinshasa's Plan to Hire American Mercenaries to Fight M23

All Africa 04 Mar 2024
In 2023, DR Congo's authorities sought to hire 2,500 military contractors from Latin America to fight in North Kivu province, where a government-led coalition is pitted against the M23 rebels, a UN Group of Experts report indicates ....
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Nigeria Drops to Eighth Happiest Country in Africa

This Day 03 Mar 2024
Nigeria .. Festus Akanbi ... Only two decades ago, Nigeria was ranked as the country with the happiest people ... South Africa, in the third position, while DR Congo, Guinea, and Cote d’Ivoire came fourth, fifth, and sixth, respectively ... .
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As DR Congo Seeks to Expand Drilling, Some Worry Pollution Will Worsen

Voa News 02 Mar 2024
MOANDA, DR Congo — The oil drills that loom down the road from Adore Ngaka's home remind him daily of everything he's lost ... Congo, a mineral-rich nation in central Africa, is thought to have significant oil reserves, too.
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UN peacekeepers begin leaving conflict-torn African state

Russia Today 01 Mar 2024
The UN stabilization mission (MONUSCO) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo) has begun withdrawing troops from its military base in the country’s eastern region, following ...
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Palestinians were seeking food in Gaza City. Israeli forces opened fire

Al Jazeera 01 Mar 2024
Hundreds of Palestinians in desperate need of food were waiting for aid trucks on Gaza City’s al-Rashid Street. Israeli forces fired on the crowd, killing more than 100 people ... What’s behind the armed conflict in eastern DR Congo? ... end of list ... .
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S. Korea police raid medical association office over walkout

The Moore County News Press 01 Mar 2024
South Korean police raided the offices of the Korean Medical Association on Friday, an officer told AFP, as the government contends with a doctors' strike that has led to chaos in hospitals ... +5. UN peacekeepers begin pullout from war-torn DR Congo ... ....
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Faulty warnings, deforestation turned Philippine rains 'deadly': study

The Moore County News Press 01 Mar 2024
Faulty warning systems, poverty and deforestation of mountains in the southern Philippines turned recent unseasonably heavy rains into deadly disasters, scientists said in a report Friday.� ... +5. UN peacekeepers begin pullout from war-torn DR Congo ... ....
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European stock markets mostly climb as eurozone inflation eases

Sierra County Sentinel 01 Mar 2024
Europe's stock markets mostly climbed Friday as investors digested news of a smaller-than-expected slowdown in eurozone inflation ... The print missed expectations of 2.5 percent ... +5. UN peacekeepers begin pullout from war-torn DR Congo ... London - FTSE 100 ... .
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Gridlock-prone Lagos gets new train line

Dawn 01 Mar 2024
LAGOS. Nigerian President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Thursday launched a new train line in Lagos, the country’s most populous city, which is struggling with poor public transport and huge traffic jams ... DR Congo for the title of Africa’s most populous city ... .
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The Take: After local elections in Israel, what comes next?

Al Jazeera 29 Feb 2024
In Israel’s first elections since the October 7 attacks by Hamas, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was not on the ballot ... list of 4 itemslist 1 of 4The Take ... list 2 of 4The Take. What’s behind the armed conflict in eastern DR Congo? ... Episode credits. ... .
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Former Tanzanian president Ali Hassan Mwinyi dies aged 98

Lebanon Democrat 29 Feb 2024
Former Tanzanian president Ali Hassan Mwinyi, who introduced multi-party democracy to the East African nation, died on Thursday aged 98, the presidency said ... More from this section. +4 ... +5. UN peacekeepers begin pullout from war-torn DR Congo ... str-ho/cw.
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Moldova keeps cool after Russia 'protection' call

Lebanon Democrat 29 Feb 2024
Moldovans dismissed talk of tensions on Thursday, a day after pro-Russian rebel officials in the country's breakaway region of Transnistria appealed to Russia for "protection" ... +4 ... +5. UN peacekeepers begin pullout from war-torn DR Congo ... ani-anb-jza/cw.
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US women determined to bounce back in Gold Cup quarters

Lebanon Democrat 29 Feb 2024
Was it more evidence that the rest of women's football has caught up?. Or another indication that a once-dominant team is in terminal decline?. Or maybe both? ... "There's no easy games any more ... +4 ... +5. UN peacekeepers begin pullout from war-torn DR Congo.
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UN peacekeepers launch phased pullout from eastern DR Congo

Anadolu Agency 28 Feb 2024
In a statement, the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in Congo (MONUSCO) said it handed over its first base at Kamanyola, on the border with Burundi, to the national police, launching its phased withdrawal from eastern DR Congo. .
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UN peacekeepers begin pullout from war-torn DR Congo

Victoria Advocate 28 Feb 2024
DR Congo demanded the withdrawal of the remaining 13,500 troops and 2,000 police in regions bordering Rwanda and Burundi despite international concerns over rampant violence ... by those of the DR Congo.
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