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DR Congo: South African UN Goodwill Ambassador meets rape survivors

Women who have survived sexual violence endure a “triple tragedy” – physical, psychological and social – in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), South African singer and United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Goodwill Ambassador Miriam Makeba has said.

DR Congo: UN reinforces peacekeepers in west to quell flare-up of violence

The United Nations Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUC) is dispatching additional peacekeepers to Bas-Congo province in the far west of the vast African country following renewed outbursts of deadly violence there.