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Wed, 01 Mar 2017 CORRECTED-Congo expels Greenpeace employee, filmmaker, investigating logging
KINSHASA, March 1 (Reuters) - Authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo have expelled a Greenpeace employee and a filmmaker following a trip to forest communities affected by industrial logging.

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 African leadership prize fails to find a winner - again
JOHANNESBURG, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Sudanese telecoms magnate Mo Ibrahim failed to award a $5 million African political leadership prize on Tuesday, the second year running the gong designed to foster regional democracy has gone begging due to a lack of suitable candidates.

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 UPDATE 1-Armyworm caterpillars ravage maize crop in southeast Congo
KINSHASA, Feb 22 (Reuters) - Crop-destroying caterpillars known as armyworms have ravaged 63,000 hectares of maize in southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo since December, causing local maize prices to triple, a U.N. spokeswoman said on Wednesday.

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 UPDATE 1-Congo must investigate credible reports of atrocities - UN's Zeid
GENEVA/KINSHASA, Feb 20 (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo must investigate credible reports of atrocities including summary executions by the armed forces, U.N. human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein said on Monday.

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 Congo must investigate credible reports of atrocities - UN's Zeid
GENEVA, Feb 20 (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo must investigate "multiple, credible allegations of massive human rights violations" including summary executions by the armed forces, U.N. human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein said on Monday.

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 UPDATE 2-Congo probes video showing apparent massacre by soldiers
* Communications minister says video a "montage" (Adds communications minister, paragraphs 3, 9-10)

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 Congo probes video showing apparent massacre by soldiers
KINSHASA, Feb 18 (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo's government said on Saturday it was investigating a video that appears to show Congolese troops shooting dead a group of apparent militia members armed with slingshots and wooden batons.

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 UPDATE 4-Congo police kill at least four in raid on separatist cult
* President Kabila refused to step down in December (Adds details, quote)

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 Congo religious sect says 4 members shot dead at leader's home
KINSHASA, Feb 14 (Reuters) - Four members of a separatist religious sect in Democratic Republic of Congo were shot dead at the home of its leader Ne Muanda Nsemi during a police assault, a BDK official and a witness said on Tuesday.

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 UPDATE 1-Congolese soldiers kill at least 101 in militia clashes - U.N.
GENEVA, Feb 14 (Reuters) - Soldiers targeting the Kamwina Nsapu militia group in central Democratic Republic of Congo killed at least 101 people between Feb. 9 and Feb. 13, including 39 women, the U.N. said on Tuesday.