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Wed, 06 May 2015 UPDATE 3-Two Tanzanian U.N. peacekeepers killed in Congo ambush
KINSHASA, May 5 (Reuters) - Two United Nations peacekeepers from Tanzania were killed, 13 wounded and four were missing in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday when their patrol was ambushed by suspected Ugandan Islamist rebels, the United Nations said.

Tue, 05 May 2015 UPDATE 2-Two Tanzanian U.N. peacekeepers killed in Congo ambush
KINSHASA, May 5 (Reuters) - Two United Nations peacekeepers from Tanzania were killed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday when their patrol was ambushed in an area where government forces are fighting Ugandan rebels, the country's U.N. mission said.

Tue, 05 May 2015 Soccer-African Confederation Cup draw
CAIRO, May 5 (Reuters) - Draw for the fourth round of the African Confederation Cup, conducted in Cairo on Tuesday:

Mon, 04 May 2015 Central African Republic opens forum that aims to end conflict
BANGUI, May 4 (Reuters) - Politicians and militia groups in the Central African Republic opened a national reconciliation forum on Monday, aiming to end a cycle of conflict that has killed thousands and displaced more than a million people from their homes.

Sat, 02 May 2015 Congo Republic bans full-face veil for security reasons
BRAZZAVILLE, May 2 (Reuters) - Authorities in Congo Republic will impose a ban on wearing the full-face Islamic veil in public in order to tackle a security threat from people using it to conceal their identity, the head of the Congo's Islamic Council said on Saturday.

Fri, 01 May 2015 INSIGHT-Connected and angry, African youth groups push for democracy
DAKAR/KINSHASA, May 1 (Reuters) - Four years after launching a campaign to get young Senegalese to vote, journalist Fadel Barro found himself in a dark prison cell over 4,000 km (2,500 miles) from home in Democratic Republic of Congo, accused of fomenting insurrection.

Thu, 30 Apr 2015 Uganda says checking whether Islamist rebel leader arrested in Tanzania
KAMPALA, April 30 (Reuters) - Ugandan authorities said on Friday they were trying to verify whether a man arrested in Tanzania was Jamil Mukulu, the leader of an Islamist rebel group blamed for various deadly attacks in Western Uganda and eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 Three workers with UN Congo peacekeeping mission abducted
KINSHASA, April 24 (Reuters) - Three people contracted to clear landmines for a U.N. peacekeeping mission in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have been kidnapped.

Wed, 22 Apr 2015 Rwandan troops cross into Congo, wound soldier -Congo government
KINSHASA, April 22 (Reuters) - Rwandan troops crossed into eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and wounded a local soldier, the Congolese government said on Wednesday, drawing an immediate denial from a Rwandan official.

Wed, 22 Apr 2015 Central African Republic's transitional government delays peace forum
BANGUI, April 22 (Reuters) - Central African Republic's transitional government has postponed a peace forum involving factions in a two-year-old conflict that has killed thousands, a statement from parliament said, as the country prepares for elections by the end of the year.