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First African-born Miss France investigated over apartment gift from late Gabon president
Life & Style

First African-born Miss France investigated over apartment gift from late Gabon president

Paris (CNN) – Rwandan-born French actress Sonia Rolland has been placed under formal investigation in France following her indictment in…
DR Congo makes new push to fight year-old Ebola epidemic
World

DR Congo makes new push to fight year-old Ebola epidemic

An Ebola epidemic raging in eastern DR Congo marks its first year on Thursday in a mood of fear mingled…
Nature conservation projects marred by human rights violations
World

Nature conservation projects marred by human rights violations

“We are being persecuted and threatened,” a woman of the Baka ethnic group in the Congo Basin region of central Africa…
President’s inauguration in DR Congo may be postponed: party source
World

President’s inauguration in DR Congo may be postponed: party source

  The swearing-in of the newly-elected president of DR Congo, Felix Tshisekedi, may be postponed by two days until Thursday,…
DRC court declares Tshisekedi president, outraging opponents
World

DRC court declares Tshisekedi president, outraging opponents

  DR Congo’s top court Sunday declared Felix Tshisekedi president after disputed elections, outraging opponents who alleged a stitch-up as…
Riots erupt in Congo opposition stronghold
World

Riots erupt in Congo opposition stronghold

Protesters calling for Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila to resign and hold elections burned tires on Friday in…
Gabon soldiers, police oversee tense calm after post-vote riots
World

Gabon soldiers, police oversee tense calm after post-vote riots

Hundreds of soldiers and police officers were deployed in Gabon's capital Libreville on Friday to keep order after two days…
France: Soldiers who assaulted C.Africa kids ‘should own up’
World

France: Soldiers who assaulted C.Africa kids ‘should own up’

France's defense minister has urged soldiers "to give themselves up" if they are guilty of sexually assaulting hungry Central African…
UN: Gunmen kill at least 30 in new C. Africa attacks
World

UN: Gunmen kill at least 30 in new C. Africa attacks

Gunmen have killed at least 30 people in fresh attacks this week in the strife-torn Central African Republic, UN peacekeepers…
Al-Azhar urges international community to stop violence against Muslims in Central Africa
Egypt

Al-Azhar urges international community to stop violence against Muslims in Central Africa

In a statement on Wednesday, Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb strongly condemned the violence, killing, displacement and systematic genocide of…
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