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Felix Tshisekedi sworn in as Congo president; first peaceful transfer of power in Central African country's history
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Felix Tshisekedi sworn in as Congo president; first peaceful transfer of power in Central African country's history

Congo will not be a nation of "division, hate or tribalism," the new president Felix Tshisekedi declared.

Around 50 people killed, 100 burnt in DR Congo after oil tanker collides with vehicle on arterial highway
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Around 50 people killed, 100 burnt in DR Congo after oil tanker collides with vehicle on arterial highway

About 50 people died and 100 were burnt on Saturday after an oil tanker collided with a vehicle on an arterial highway in the west of DR Congo.

Thirteen confirmed cases of Ebola virus in Congo; WHO warns of 'particular challenge' posed by latest outbreak
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Thirteen confirmed cases of Ebola virus in Congo; WHO warns of 'particular challenge' posed by latest outbreak

The number of confirmed cases in Congo's new outbreak of the Ebola virus has risen to 13, including three deaths, the health ministry said late Saturday.

Ebola outbreak: Congo health ministry reports 13 new cases of viral infection, three deaths in its capital Kinshasa
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Ebola outbreak: Congo health ministry reports 13 new cases of viral infection, three deaths in its capital Kinshasa

Congo has witnessed a sudden outbreak in Ebola which has already infected 13 and killed 3 people

Congo's ex-warlord Jean-Pierre Bemba to contest Presidential Election; Kinshasa governor promises heavy security
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Congo's ex-warlord Jean-Pierre Bemba to contest Presidential Election; Kinshasa governor promises heavy security

The country is currently being led by President Joseph Kabila, who has ruled since 2001, and also defeated Jean-Pierre Bemba in the 2006 election.

Congo launches violent crackdown on anti-president protests; one killed, several injured
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Congo launches violent crackdown on anti-president protests; one killed, several injured

Congolese security forces shot dead a man and injured several others Sunday in a bloody crackdown on Catholic worshippers who gathered at churches across the country to demand president Joseph Kabila leave power

The guitar maker of Kinshasa: Father of a unique sound
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The guitar maker of Kinshasa: Father of a unique sound

Musicians who have tried out Socklo guitars agree that they have a special sound, typically Congolese.

DR Congo military plane crashes in Kinshasa, upto 30 people feared dead
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DR Congo military plane crashes in Kinshasa, upto 30 people feared dead

A military transport plane belonging to the Congolese Army crashed near Kinshasa on Saturday, killing "several dozens" people, military and airport sources told AFP.

Congo boat tragedy: 27 dead, 54 injured as officials blame drunk driver and overcrowding
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Congo boat tragedy: 27 dead, 54 injured as officials blame drunk driver and overcrowding

At least 27 people have perished and 54 are missing after an overcrowded boat sank in a river in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a local official said

Democratic Republic of Congo declares Ebola outbreak is over after 42 days
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Democratic Republic of Congo declares Ebola outbreak is over after 42 days

Democratic Republic of Congo declared its two-month Ebola outbreak officially over on Saturday after 42 days without recording a new case of the disease.

Spread of HIV began from Congo's capital in 1920s, says new study
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Spread of HIV began from Congo's capital in 1920s, says new study

The HIV pandemic began its global spread from Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), says a study.

Congo Army kills 200 rebel soldiers
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Congo Army kills 200 rebel soldiers

A Congolese government spokesman says the army has killed some 200 soldiers taking part in a mutiny in the country's east.