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Congo says it has to fight joint enemy with Uganda as soldiers cross border

Congolese authorities on Wednesday sought to allay concerns about the arrival of Ugandan troops in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo for an ongoing joint operation against a militia linked to... #congolese #militia #islamicstate
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Explainer-Who Are Islamic State's Affiliates in Congo and Uganda?

By Hereward HollandKINSHASA (Reuters) - Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo have announced joint operations against an Islamic State-linked...
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Factbox-Who Are Islamic State's Affiliates in Central Africa?

By Hereward HollandKINSHASA (Reuters) - Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo said on Tuesday their armies mounted air and artillery strikes in a...
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Uganda and Congo Launch Joint Attacks Against Islamist Militia

BENI, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo launched joint air and artillery strikes in eastern Congo on...
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The World Needs To Crack Battery Recycling, Fast

As batteries start to pile up, carmakers, battery companies and researchers are trying to save them from ending up in landfills. From a report: Recyclers are primarily interested in extracting the valuable metals and minerals in the cells. Getting to these materials is complex and dangerous: After removing the steel casing, the battery pack needs to be unbundled into cells carefully, to avoid puncturing any hazardous materials. The electrolyte, a liquid whose job it is to move lithium ions betwe...
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The dirty secrets of the dictators’ favourite bank

BGFIBank allegedly played a central role in a years-long scam that allowed former DRC leader Joseph Kabila’s family and close associates to launder $243-million in public and suspect funds The post The dirty secrets of the dictators’ favourite bank appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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Militants Kill at Least 12 in Eastern Congo Attack

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Militiamen killed at least 12 people in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo during a raid on a...
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Rainforest Rebellion: Mass Clear-Cutting in Congo

The rainforest of the Democratic Republic of Congo is one of the world’s most important ecosystems. But international timber firms are logging trees there illegally. Locals are starting to fight back, with some success.
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Dear Aaron Motsoaledi, please give me South African citizenship

In 2001, my mother immigrated to South Africa from the DRC and applied for asylum. I was two years old. Now I must apply for asylum even though I know no other country The post Dear Aaron Motsoaledi, please give me South African citizenship appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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what i'm reading: poisoner in chief: sidney gottlieb and the cia search for mind control -- plus a few thoughts on conspiracy theories

Poisoner in Chief: Sidney Gottlieb and the CIA Search for Mind Control is a masterpiece of narrative nonfiction. It is impeccably researched -- nearly every page yields another revelation -- but written in a clear, accessible style, a true page-turner. The story it unfolds is utterly fascinating. It is also horrifying, nauseating, and nightmarish. If it were fiction, you would never believe it.  You might know something about MK-ULTRA and the secret histories of the CIA.  Perhaps you've he...
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Villagers Search for Bodies After Shipwreck on Congo's Lake Kivu

By Djaffar Al KatantyNYATSHIBINGU, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Villagers searched for bodies in Democratic Republic of Congo's Lake...
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Mane injured as Senegal draw, Mali qualify for final round

Johannesburg (AFP) – Liverpool star Sadio Mane suffered an injury that forced him to be substituted by Senegal 27 minutes into a World Cup qualifier against Togo that finished 1-1 on Thursday.    The 29-year-old forward fell awkwardly after colliding with a defender as he sought to head the ball and had to be replaced after sustaining a suspected rib or hip injury.  Senegal, who had already won Group H and reached the final elimination stage in Africa, snatched a point in Lome via an added-time...
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Congo Lawmakers Tell Barrick to Secure Mine Perimeter After Deadly Protest

By Hereward HollandKINSHASA (Reuters) - Lawmakers in Democratic Republic of Congo have asked Barrick Gold Corp to secure the perimeter of its...
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Seattle Grand Jury Indicts 2 Men Over Smuggled Poached Ivory

Two foreign nationals from the Democratic Republic of Congo were arrested near Seattle and indicted by a federal grand jury on conspiracy and money laundering charges for allegedly smuggling elephant ivory and rhino horns.
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U.S. Says Two Foreign Nationals Indicted for Trafficking Ivory, Rhinoceros Horn

By Kanishka Singh(Reuters) - Two people from the Democratic Republic of Congo have been arrested in the United States and indicted by a federal...
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‘Like slave and master’: DRC miners toil for 30p an hour to fuel electric cars

Congolese workers describe a system of abuse, precarious employment and paltry wages – all to power the green vehicle revolutionThe names Tesla, Renault and Volvo mean nothing to Pierre*. He has never heard of an electric car. But as he heads out to work each morning in the bustling, dusty town of Fungurume, in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s southern mining belt, he is the first link in a supply chain that is fuelling the electric vehicle revolution and its promise of a decarbonised future.P...
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99 killed in fuel tanker blast in Sierra Leone capital

An accident scene is pictured after a fuel tanker explosion in Freetown, Sierra Leone, November 6, 2021. National Disaster Management Agency-Sierra Leone/Handout via REUTERS At least 99 people have been killed when a fuel tanker exploded in Sierra Leone. Victims included people who had flocked to collect fuel leaking from the ruptured vehicle. The mayor said the extent of the damage in Freetown was not yet clear. At least 99 people were killed and more than 100 injured in the capital of Si...
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Fighting Kills Nine in Congo's Eastern City of Bukavu

By Crispin KyalangalilwaBUKAVU, Congo (Reuters) - Nine people were killed in clashes in Democratic Republic of Congo's eastern city of Bukavu early...
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UN Accuses Congo Army of Beating Human Rights Defender to Death

By Hereward HollandKINSHASA (Reuters) - The United Nations on Monday accused Democratic Republic of Congo's army of beating to death a human rights...
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Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Attack in Congo

CAIRO (Reuters) - Islamic State claimed responsibility for an attack on a village this week in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, according to a...
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The Chris Voss Show Podcast – Those We Throw Away Are Diamonds: A Refugee’s Search for Home by Mondiant Dogon

Those We Throw Away Are Diamonds: A Refugee’s Search for Home by Mondiant Dogon A stunning and heartbreaking lens on the global refugee crisis, from a man who faced the very worst of humanity and survived to advocate for displaced people around the world One day when Mondiant Dogon, a Bagogwe Tutsi born in the Democratic Republic of Congo, was only three years old, his father’s lifelong friend, a Hutu man, came to their home with a machete in his hand and warned the family they were to b...
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Congo Port Workers Clash With Police Over Unpaid Wages

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Hundreds of workers from Democratic Republic of Congo's state-owned ports company stormed its headquarters on Friday, breaking...
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DR Congo students march into parliament demanding better teacher pay

Students march into parliament in the Democratic Republic of Congo demanding better pay for teachers.
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School Children Storm Congo Parliament Over Teacher Strike

By Stanis BujakeraKINSHASA (Reuters) - Hundreds of school children stormed Democratic Republic of Congo's parliament on Thursday demanding the...
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Truck Plunges Into River in Congo, Killing Around 50

KINSHASA (Reuters) - About 50 people were killed in southern Democratic Republic of Congo when a truck overturned and plunged into a river, the...
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Congo Protests Turn Violent as Lawmakers Select Electoral Commission Chief

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Police in Democratic Republic of Congo used tear gas to break up clashes between supporters of the president and an opposition...
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Congo to Audit Forest Concessions, Suspend 'Questionable Contracts'

By Hereward HollandKINSHASA (Reuters) - President Felix Tshisekedi has called for an audit of Democratic Republic of Congo's vast forest...
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New Drug in the Democratic Republic of Congo: The Zombies of Kinshasa

The capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo is being overrun by a dangerous new drug called bombé, made from deposits the catalytic converters of automobiles. In a country facing many problems, it helps people forget.
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Beni Baningime: Hearts midfielder on his childhood, finding faith and thriving in Scottish football

Hearts midfielder Beni Baningime discusses his rise from barefoot football in the Democratic Republic of Congo to the Scottish Premiership with Hearts.
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Diedhiou fires hat-trick as Senegal, Morocco book final-round places

Johannesburg (AFP) – Famara Diedhiou scored a hat-trick for Senegal as they and Morocco won on Tuesday to become the first nations to secure places in the final African World Cup qualifying round.   Turkey-based Diedhiou overshadowed teammate and Liverpool star Sadio Mane with his treble, which earned Senegal a 3-1 away win over Namibia and maintained a 100 percent Group H record after four rounds. The first goal from the 28-year-old Alanyaspor forward was cancelled out before half-time by Pete...
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