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As violence in the Congo escalates, thousands of displaced people are in effect held hostage | Vava Tampa
The UN has appealed for urgent support following attacks by militia groups on camps for internally displaced people. But money alone won’t solve the crisis

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10, Jan, 2022 @2:33 PM

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The world on screen: the best movies from Africa, Asia and Latin America
From a Somali love story to a deep dive into Congolese rumba, Guardian writers pick their favourite recent world cinema releases

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24, Dec, 2021 @3:00 PM

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As millions face famine #CongoIsStarving is calling on Joe Biden to help | Vava Tampa
Only a UN tribunal, sponsored by the US president, can end the culture of impunity fuelling violence and poverty in the DRC

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19, Nov, 2021 @12:40 PM

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The UK has been linked to Congo’s ‘conflict minerals’ – where are the criminal charges? | Vava Tampa
Swiss court ruling is not the first time plunder of DRC’s mineral wealth has been linked to the killing of Congolese people. Without accountability, it won’t be the last

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21, Jul, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Jovenel Moïse obituary
Haitian president whose five-year rule was mired in allegations of corruption and brutality

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11, Jul, 2021 @11:47 AM

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Congo’s latest killer is the climate crisis. Doing nothing is unthinkable | Vava Tampa
Lake Tanganyika sustains life for millions around its shores but ever more erratic weather threatens the entire Congo

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22, Jun, 2021 @8:17 AM

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Idriss Déby obituary
President of Chad for 30 years who squandered his country’s wealth and repressed its people

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13, May, 2021 @2:39 PM

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Sassou rules like an emperor while Congolese die from extreme poverty | Vava Tampa
The world has turned a blind eye to Denis Sassou Nguesso’s controversial re-election, which will extend his iron-fisted reign to more than 40 years

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10, Apr, 2021 @6:15 AM

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The world has a vested interest in Somalia. Will it act to stop its collapse? | Vava Tampa
Starvation, al-Shabaab and postponed elections have made the country a ready gun. If the trigger is pulled, global trade is at risk

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24, Mar, 2021 @8:30 AM

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Can Niger continue to beat the odds with its democratic progress?
Analysis: The world’s poorest country has successfully organised a smooth transition of power. Could other Sahel countries follow?

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04, Mar, 2021 @7:30 AM

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DRC is rich with farmland, so why do 22 million people there face starvation? | Vava Tampa
For two decades the global community has stood by while militia groups have got away with killing, raping and looting

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12, Feb, 2021 @7:15 AM

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It's time for Africa to rein in Tanzania's anti-vaccine president | Vava Tampa
John Magufuli’s cavalier disregard of Covid-19 in the great lakes region is fuelling conspiracies and endangering lives

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08, Feb, 2021 @8:30 AM

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