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Mon, 30 Nov 2015 More than 20 missing after boat capsizes on Congo's Lake Kivu
KINSHASA Nov 30 (Reuters) - More than 20 people are missing after a government-operated speed boat capsized on Lake Kivu in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday, the provincial governor said.

Sun, 29 Nov 2015 Soccer-African Confederation Cup winners
SOUSSE, Tunisia, Nov 29 (Reuters) - African Confederation Cup winners since the competition began in 2004: 2004 - Hearts of Oak (Ghana) 2005 - Royal Armed Forces (Morocco) 2006 - Etoile Sahel (Tunisia) 2007 - CS Sfaxien (Tunisia) 2008 - CS Sfaxien (Tunisia) 2009 - Stade Malien (Mali) 2010 - FUS Rabat (Morocco) 2011 - Moghreb Fes (Morocco) 2012 - AC Leopards (Congo) 2013 - CS Sfaxien (Tunisia) 2014 - Al Ahli (Egypt) 2015 - Etoile Sahel (Tunisia) (

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 UPDATE 1-Burkina Faso to choose first new leader in three decades
* Authorities arrest 13 in wake of Oct. 9 attack (Adds comment from security minister)

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 Burkina Faso to choose first new leader in three decades
OUAGADOUGOU, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Burkina Faso votes in its first free election in three decades this weekend, choosing a replacement for long-time leader Blaise Compaore, who was ousted a year ago in a military-backed popular uprising in the landlocked West African nation.

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 Bishops urge Congolese to reject third term for Kabila
KINSHASA, Nov 26 (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo's powerful Catholic church called on citizens on Thursday to defy any attempt by President Joseph Kabila to hold on to power beyond the end of his term next year.

Thu, 19 Nov 2015 U.N. says Congo failed to properly vet C.African Republic troops
UNITED NATIONS, Nov 19 (Reuters) - The United Nations said on Thursday it is in talks with the Democratic Republic of Congo about the country's future involvement in a peacekeeping mission in Central African Republic because it had not adequately vetted its troops.

Wed, 18 Nov 2015 Soccer-Congo coach quits hours after World Cup win
BRAZZAVILLE, Nov 18 (Reuters) - Congo coach Claude Le Roy resigned just hours after securing a place for the country in the final phase of African qualification for the next World Cup, the Congolese Football Federation (FECOFOOT) said on Wednesday.

Tue, 17 Nov 2015 WRAPUP 1-Soccer-Top African sides reach World Cup qualifying group stage
DURBAN, South Africa, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Africa's top sides all booked places in next year's decisive World Cup qualifying group phase after coming through their knockout ties on Tuesday.

Mon, 16 Nov 2015 Soccer-Nakhid appeals ban from FIFA presidential race
BERNE, Nov 16 (Reuters) - Former Trinidad and Tobago international David Nakhid has appealed to global sport's highest tribunal over a decision to bar him from the race for the presidency of soccer's scandal-plagued governing body FIFA.

Sun, 15 Nov 2015 Partying on a Friday, many Paris victims were bright young things
PARIS, Nov 15 (Reuters) - Standing before a makeshift memorial to the dead, strewn with candles, flowers and scribbled notes, Caroline Pallut hid her tears behind dark glasses.