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    London, Nov. 7, 2019 (AltAfrica)-The International Criminal Court passed its highest ever sentence Thursday, sending a Congolese warlord known as “The Terminator” to prison for 30 years for crimes including murder, rape and sexual slavery. Bosco Ntaganda was found guilty in July of 18 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity for his role ...
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    London, August 14, 2019 (AltAfrica)-Republic of Congo could produce nearly 1 million barrels of crude per day following a new oil discovery in the country, a company involved told Reuters on Monday. The discovery could possibly quadruple the nation’s output and propel it into the same league as Africa’s largest producers. Production, which will be ...
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    London, Jan 5, 2019 (AltAfrica)-President Donald Trump said Friday that U.S. military personnel had been deployed to Gabon in response to possible violent demonstrations in the Democratic Republic of Congo after a presidential election there. In a letter to congressional leaders, Trump said the first of about 80 military personnel arrived in Gabon on Wednesday ...
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    London, Jan. 4, 2019 (AltAfrica)-African Union Commission chairman Moussa Faki Mahamat called Friday for the results of Democratic Republic of Congo’s presidential vote to be respected, as tensions grow over delays in the counting process. The elections will determine who succeeds President Joseph Kabila, who has been at the helm of sub-Saharan Africa’s biggest country ...
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    The Sting For years, Mr. Stiles has performed undercover research on wildlife trafficking across Africa, but recently his work has taken him off the continent. A big, freckled, gregarious man, he favors wearing baggy shorts and wrinkled safari shirts. He has also invented several false online identities, with webpages that depict him as an active ...