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  • Experts: Torture common in East Africa, Congo

    NAIVASHA, Kenya (AP) — Despite progress in five East African countries and Congo in ratifying the United Nations Convention against Torture, human rights abuse is still prevalent as governments are reluctant to draft and implement local laws, human rights experts said Tuesday. Successful...

  • Minister: 2 people have died of Ebola in Congo

    KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Two Ebola-related deaths have been confirmed in Congo, the country's health minister said Sunday, though local officials believe the cases are unrelated to the outbreak in West Africa that has killed more than 1,400 people. Eight samples were taken from Djera, located in...

  • Congo's Tshisekedi seeks treatment in Belgium

    KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Officials say Congo's longtime opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi is seeking medical treatment in Belgium. The 81-year-old political figure reportedly has been suffering complications from diabetes in recent months. In a statement Saturday, Tshisekedi's political party...



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