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Congo warlord sentenced to life for war crimes

12:51am IST

GOMA, Congo A military court handed a life sentence on Monday to militia commander Ntabo Ntaberi Sheka for war crimes including murder, sexual slavery and child soldier recruitment in Democratic Republic of Congo.

Congo warlord sentenced to life for war crimes

12:43am IST

GOMA, Congo, Nov 23 A military court handed a life sentence on Monday to militia commander Ntabo Ntaberi Sheka for war crimes including murder, sexual slavery and child soldier recruitment in Democratic Republic of Congo.

Armed men kill at least a dozen civilians in northeast Congo

21 Sep 2020

BUNIA, Democratic Republic of Congo Armed men killed at least a dozen people and kidnapped several in northeast Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday night, authorities said, the latest in a string of attacks they have blamed on Ugandan Islamist rebels.

At least two students killed during exams in eastern Congo

28 Aug 2020

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo At least two students and a teacher were killed and several other teachers kidnapped after a primary school holding exams was attacked by unidentified gunmen in eastern Congo, authorities and the United Nations said on Friday.

At least two students killed during exams in eastern Congo

28 Aug 2020

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo, Aug 28 At least two students and a teacher were killed and several other teachers kidnapped after a primary school holding exams was attacked by unidentified gunmen in eastern Congo, authorities and the United Nations said on Friday.

Ebola outbreak in western DR Congo hits 100 cases

21 Aug 2020

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo The Ebola outbreak in western Democratic Republic of Congo has infected 100 people as of Friday, killing 43 of them, the World Health Organization said.

Congo Ebola responders end strike over unpaid salaries

17 Aug 2020

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo Health workers responding to an Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo ended their three-day strike over unpaid wages on Monday, the World Health Organization and local authorities said.

Congo Ebola responders strike over unpaid salaries

17 Aug 2020

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo Health workers responding to an Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo have gone on strike over unpaid wages, hurting the impoverished country's ability to identify and treat patients, the World Health Organization said on Monday.

Congo Ebola responders strike over unpaid salaries

17 Aug 2020

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo, Aug 17 (Reuters) - H ealth workers responding to an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo have gone on strike over unpaid salaries, hurting the country's ability to identify and treat patients, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday.

U.S. imposes sanctions on Islamist rebels in eastern Congo

11 Dec 2019

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo The United States imposed sanctions on the leader of an Islamist rebel group and five others on Tuesday for perpetrating serious human rights abuses including mass rape, torture and killings in eastern Congo, the U.S. Treasury said.

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