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Health Workers Attacked in Democratic Republic of Congo

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Locals, from the city of Butembo in the Democratic Republic of Congo, attacked four volunteers of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). The health workers were en route to bury a victim of Ebola when residents began throwing rocks at the transport vehicle (BBC). Robert Kahumula, a spokesperson for the workers, said young […]

Deadly Anti-Government Protests in DRC

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At least 17 people were killed in anti-government protests in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on Monday (AP). The deadly clash between protestors and police left three policemen and 14 civilians dead, according to Interior Ministry spokesman Claude Pero Luwara (Reuters). Thousands marched through the capital city of Kinshasa to protest a delay […]