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DR Congo volcano leaves smouldering wreckage but major city spared

We've been extremely lucky that it was very brief," said Dario Tedesco, a volcanologist based in Goma. "From the little information we have, it was just the lava within the crater that came out, there was no additional lava from below."

DR Congo attackers disrupt school final exams, rape students

Militia attacks in DR Congo’s volatile east disrupted the start of school final exams Monday with hundreds of students fleeing violence...

DR Congo tries 21 soldiers, police for rape

Twenty-one soldiers and police are on trial for rape in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, judicial sources...

Lissouba, Ex-Congo president dies at 88

Former Congolese president Pascal Lissouba died in France on Monday at the age of 88, his Pan-African Union for Social Democracy...

Ex-ministers jailed for stealing Ebola funds

DR Congo’s former health minister, who led the fight against a deadly Ebola outbreak, was sentenced to jail along with a colleague...

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Policeman shot by suspected kidnappers is buried in Ekiti

the late police inspector was survived by an 80-year old mother, Mrs Olubiyo Abiola, a young wife and four female children, who are all in primary schools.

CSOs blast NASS over embarrassing leaking roof, flood during sitting

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N895.8bn Supplementary Budget scales second reading in Senate

“It has become necessary to prepare the 2021 supplementary appropriation bill considering the urgent need to make provision for procurement and administration of COVID-19 vaccines.