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In Pictures: Congolese hit the polls in Goma

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(Al-Jazeera) – Merely weeks before the elections in the DRC, international organisations had warned that the province of North Kivu in Eastern DRC was susceptible to pre-electoral violence as political instability mounted in the region….

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In Pictures: Eastern DRC ready for elections

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(Al-Jazeera) -The eastern DRC was flagged for violence during the election period due to the proximity of armed groups and incessant political instability, but the region has remained mostly calm throughout the pre-election build-up. Poor…

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DR Congo’s displaced see vote as route home

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For the internally displaced living in DRC’s camps, voting in the November 2011 election is a first step towards returning home.

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DR Congo voters: What elections mean to us

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I asked voters in eastern DRC why they looked forward to the national elections on November 28.

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Wanted Congo rebel holds campaign rally

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Ntabo Ntaberi Sheka, accused of orchestrating mass rapes, makes pre-vote appearance in eastern town as police look on.

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Wind in the willows: A cricket bat paradise

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Behind the towering willows, Kashmir’s cricket bat industry is a living, breathing symbol of the conflict.

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Somalia to Dadaab: The journey from hell

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The rundown border town of Dobley is the last stop in Somalia for refugees fleeing across the border to Kenya.

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