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Congo

Congo electoral commission says they expect presidential election in December 2018, lawmakers say - Reuters

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Protests against Congo constitutional reform

32 killed in Monday, Tuesday clashes in Kinshasa during protests demanding Congo president's resignation, national police spokesman says - AFP

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Congo

Human Rights Watch says it has 'credible reports that 17 people killed by Congo security forces overnight and on Tuesday; HRW says at least 37 killed during 2 days of violence - Reuters

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Congo

At least 4 people dead in Congo anti-government riots, including 2 police officers, government spokesperson says - Reuters

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Angola

Yellow fever outbreak in Congo and Angola under control, risk of outbreak over, World Health Organization official says - Reuters

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Republic of the Congo presidential election 2016

Congo opposition rejects talks with Kabila government over delayed election, calls for general strike on Tuesday - Reuters

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Yellow fever outbreak in southern Africa

Massive vaccination campaign to protect 10.5 million from yellow fever begins in Kinshasa, Congo - AP

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Congo

Update: Rebels suspected in killings of 36 civilians in Congo; residents begin protesting - AP

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Congo

Congo army officials say suspected Ugandan rebels kill 30 in attack in eastern part of nation - Reuters

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Congo

Congo opposition party candidate says there's still time to salvage democracy despite president's delay of elections - AP

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Yellow fever outbreak in southern Africa

World Health Organization to launch yellow fever vaccination campaign in Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo - AFP

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Yellow fever outbreak in southern Africa

A yellow fever epidemic is declared in 3 provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo, including the capital Kinshasa - The Independent

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Brazzaville, Brazzaville, Congo

Authorities in Congo Republic have charged a former army chief and candidate in a presidential election with violating state security and illegally possessing arms - Reuters

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Yellow fever outbreak in southern Africa

WHO: New yellow fever case in Congo was transmitted locally and not from neighboring Angola - Reuters

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Muhammad Ali dies

Congo mourns death of Muhammad Ali, government spokesman Lambert Mende says; 'This is someone who helped make our country visible in the 1970s... This is someone who built a bridge between African-Americans and Africans... He will always have an important place in the hearts of the Congolese'

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Congo

UN radio report: Bus crash in Congo kills at least 37 people, injures 22 - AP

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Congo

Congo opposition leader Moise Katumbi flies to South Africa, 1 day after arrest warrant is issued - AP

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Congo

3 Red Cross staff kidnapped 3 days ago in eastern Congo have been freed, organization says - Reuters

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Papa Wemba

Congolese musician Papa Wemba died before reaching hospital, a spokesman for the Ivosep morgue in Abidjan says - Reuters

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Congo

Congolese musician Papa Wemba collapses and dies while performing on stage in Abidjan, Ivory Coast - The Nation

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