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Mon, 23 Jan 2017 Uganda says returns detained former Congo rebels to military camp
KAMPALA, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Uganda said on Monday it had returned dozens of former combatants of a Democratic Republic of Congo rebel group to a military camp after they tried to sneak back to their own country in disguise last week.

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 UPDATE 2-Uganda detains more than 100 former M23 rebels sneaking to Congo
KAMPALA, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Uganda has detained more than 100 former M23 rebels trying to return to neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo, breaking a deal to demobilise after their defeat in 2013, the government said on Thursday.

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 Uganda detains more than 100 former M23 rebels travelling to Congo
KAMPALA, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Ugandan security forces have detained more than 100 former M23 rebels trying to get into neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo, the government said on Thursday.

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 UPDATE 1-Uganda minister says Congo's former M23 rebels not welcome
KAMPALA, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Former Congolese rebels who have lived in disarmament camps in Uganda since 2013 are not welcome in the country and are not Uganda's problem, a state minister told Reuters on Tuesday.

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 Soccer-El Hadary poised to smash Nations Cup age record at 44
LIBREVILLE, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Two days after his 44th birthday, Egypt goalkeeper Essam El Hadary is set to become the oldest player to compete at the African Nations Cup finals and among the oldest internationals in soccer history.

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 Carbon deposit in Congo swamp equal to 20 years of U.S. gas emissions -study
* For a graphic please double click on http://tmsnrt.rs/2ijODTO

Tue, 10 Jan 2017 Ex-Congo Republic opposition leader arrested after months in hiding
BRAZZAVILLE, Jan 10 (Reuters) - A former opposition leader in Republic of Congo was arrested on Tuesday for arms possession after months in hiding, police said.

Tue, 10 Jan 2017 Soccer-Nations Cup Godfather looking to play spoilers' role
CAPE TOWN, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Claude Le Roy's record breaking relationship with the African Nations Cup will continue next week when he leads Togo at the tournament in Gabon just months after taking over as their coach and securing them an unexpected spot at the finals.

Tue, 10 Jan 2017 Soccer-Guinea Bissau players settle strike on eve of African Cup debut
BISSAU, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Guinea Bissau's football team have settled a strike over unpaid wages, clearing the way for their debut appearance at the African Nations Cup finals.

Tue, 10 Jan 2017 BRIEF-Moody's says liquidity stress, low growth risk drive negative outlook for Sub-Saharan African sovereigns
* creditworthiness of sovereigns in Sub-Saharan Africa (ssa) has an overall negative outlook for 2017