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Konzo - an epidemic paralytic disease resulting from the consumption of poorly processed bitter cassava - can also cause impaired cognitive functions even in children who do not show physical symptoms of the disease, a study finds.
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It was a familiar sight at Kanyaruchinya, just a few kilometres north of the city of Goma in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo: White armoured personnel carriers had taken up positions along the road.
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The top 10 new species for 2013 according to the International Institute for Species Exploration at Arizona State University.
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As the African Union celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, it is still younger and less integrated than the 56-year-old body that is now the European Union, and, according to politicians and diplomats, has a big advantage over the Europeans as it charts its own path of integration.
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Africa's Great Lakes region now has the chance to achieve something that has eluded its war-weary people for several decades.
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The town of Kanyaruchinya from the last United Nations peacekeeper outpost along the road leading north, into M23 rebel territory, from Goma in eastern Congo.
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As the creator of "The Vagina Monologues," one of the most popular and controversial plays of the past two decades, Eve Ensler had long been seen as a pillar of strength among feminists and women's rights activists.
A startling revelation has been made in Parliament - some of the Democratic Republic of Congo's M23 rebels are former trainees of the SANDF.
Close to 100 pilgrims have set off from Kabale on foot for a 420km journey to the Uganda Martyrs' Shrine in Namugongo ahead of the Martyrs' Day celebrations scheduled for June 3. The 94 pilgrims, comprising 60 men and 34 women from Kisoro and Kabale districts, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda, were flagged off at Rushoroza Cathedral by ... (more)
Sibongile Mngoma performs at the announcement of the Standard Bank Joy of Jazz line-up in Sandton yesterday.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and World Bank President Jim Yong Kim are greeted on arrival in Kinshasa by President Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo, May 22 - The UN refugee agency said on Wednesday it was concerned about the latest outbreak of heavy fighting in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo and urged all parties to ensure the safety of civilians.