Medical app aims to tackle rape, flag war crimes in conflict-torn Congo

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Activists behind an app designed to assist doctors document evidence of sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo aim to go beyond obtaining justice for rape victims and collect data which could help secure prosecutions for war crimes. Developed by Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), MediCapt allows clinicians to record medical examination results digitally and photograph victims’ injuries, store them online and send them directly to law enforcement officials and lawyers. In a ...

Diamonds forever: Will Israel stay away from Congo?

Wednesday, 11 January 2017

Israeli mining magnate Dan Gertler, who has been fundamental in the Kabila family’s control of the country, is under international scrutiny over corruption

EU sanctions mooted amid DR Congo crackdown

Friday, 13 May 2016

Britain warned it may seek EU sanctions over “acts of repression” in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Congo stun Gabon, edge closer to Nations Cup last eight

Thursday, 22 January 2015

Congo were reinstated into the competition after their opponents were found to have included an ineligible player

Egypt out of African Cup for third time after losing to Senegal

Saturday, 15 November 2014

Senegal's eighth-minute goal that sealed qualification and knocked out seven-times champions Egypt

Soldiers and police on patrol for Libya’s soccer return

Saturday, 8 June 2013

About 300 soldiers and police were on patrol as Libya drew 0-0 with Democratic Republic of Congo in a World Cup qualifier on Friday, their first home soccer international for more than two years. Fans waved the national tricolor flag and set off fireworks at the Tripoli Stadium following the lifting of a home-match ban imposed by world soccer’s ruling body FIFA. Several soldiers sat on pick-up trucks that had anti-aircraft guns. A few dozen security personnel also looked on and some of ...

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