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At least 2 killed during DR Congo opposition rally

Kalemie, DR Congo | AFP | At least two people were killed Wednesday in clashes with police on the sidelines of an opposition rally in eastern DR Congo ahead of this month’s presidential elections, several sources said.

The Independent , Uganda Dec 12, 2018

Congo police fire live rounds to disperse opposition candidate supporters

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Police in Democratic Republic of Congo fired teargas and live bullets for a second day on Wednesday to disperse supporters of opposition presidential candidate Martin Fayulu, killing at least one person, local activists said.

Reuters , Africa Dec 12, 2018

Jitters as Kagame fires warning

With elections in the DR Congo slated for December 23, uncertainty looms large in the region as political observers predict volatility, particularly in the conflict-ridden eastern DRC.

The East African , Kenya Dec 12, 2018

Two dead at rally for DRC opposition candidate

Two supporters of a Democratic Republic of Congo opposition presidential candidate were killed in clashes with police at a rally on Tuesday, a local human rights organisation said, as tensions rise just 12 days before a crucial election.

News 24 , South Africa Dec 12, 2018

Mercedes Benz S350 recovered by Daktari Nyuki in Kajiado County

Daktari Nyuki gets his medicine from the Congo forest, Namib desert, caves in the DRC, Nigeria, South Africa, Egypt and Eastern Uganda.

Tuko , Kenya Dec 12, 2018

China buys up East Africa soybean

China’s interest has caused a soybean shortage and an increase in prices, with processing companies like African Improved Foods (AIF) in Rwanda, which import the product from Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, operating below capacity.

The East African , Kenya Dec 12, 2018

Nebbi-Vurra road yet to be tarmacked eight years after

Mr Museveni was compelled to promise to work on it following complaints from area residents and businessmen that the state of the road was proving to be a major inhibitor to trade and development as it was denying them access to vital markets in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Dec 12, 2018

Africa today at a glance

By AFRICAREVIEW.COM DRC election tension Tensions rise just 12 days before the December 23 DR Congo election after two supporters of opposition presidential candidate are killed in clashes with police at a rally in the southern Lubumbashi city.

The East African , Kenya Dec 12, 2018

Third of DRC Ebola cases are children: UN

Children account for a third of Ebola cases in an outbreak of the disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo, with hundreds orphaned or isolated, the United Nations said on Tuesday.

News 24 , South Africa Dec 12, 2018

Ten slain in new massacre in eastern DRC

Suspected militiamen killed ten civilians in a fresh attack in the Democratic Republic of Congo's troubled east, civil and military sources said on Tuesday.

News 24 , South Africa Dec 11, 2018