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Congo attacks kill civilians, hit major power plant

Suspected rebels have killed civilians and damaged a major hydropower plant under construction in Virunga National Park in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the park operator said on Wednesday. Tuesday’s attack, which included the use of artillery, came from the direction of positions held by the M23 rebel group, …

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Flooding kills at least one in Senegal’s capital

At least one person was killed and one severely wounded after torrential rain caused intense flooding in Senegal’s capital, Dakar, on Friday, a police officer said. Unusually heavy downpours hit the city for the second time in less than a month, sending brown, knee-deep water gushing down streets and grid-locking …

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