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The world has abandoned South Sudanese refugees

At just 37 years of age, Joyce has seen it all. She’s stared into the abyss of human cruelty and lived to tell the story. In September 2016, soldiers stormed her home in Kajo Keji, South Sudan, which she shared with her husband and their children. They tied her husband’s...

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North Kivu: Civilians bear the brunt of fresh fighting

Goma, DRC – Ouimana Buiko Zawadi is desperate to get her story out. She sits with her four children and her brothers on the floor of a bare room in a camp for displaced people in Goma city – the capital of North Kivu province in eastern Democratic Republic of...

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'Dozens killed' in CAR's Bria despite ceasefire deal

Around 50 people have been killed in Bria, in the Central African Republic, when clashes broke out between rival armed factions despite the signing a day earlier of a truce deal, the mayor of the town has said. Bodies lay in the streets of Bria, around 580km northeast of the...

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UN accuses rivals in DR Congo of fuelling ethnic hatred

The UN human rights chief accused the government in the Democratic Republic of Congo of backing a new armed group behind “horrific attacks” in Kasai provinces which included the killing and mutilating hundreds of civilians. Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on Tuesday called for an independent, international probe into hundreds of recent...

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Deadly car bomb attack rocks Somalia's Mogadishu

At least 15 people have been killed after a suicide car bomber posing as a milk delivery van detonated at a district headquarters in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, police said. The death toll may rise, as some of the at least nine wounded were badly hurt in the explosion at Wadajir...

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DR Congo: Troops deployed to push out rebels from wildlife park

Thousands of soldiers have been deployed to eastern Democratic Republic of Congo to push out rebels from an acclaimed wildlife park.   The government says various fighting groups have taken over territory in Virunga and are destroying the environment.   Al Jazeera’s Catherine Soi reports from Buramba...

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