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South Africa ends ban on cigarettes, but smuggling may stay

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Cigarette smuggling boomed in South Africa during its nearly five-month ban on legal sales as part of anti-COVID-19 measures, and even though legal sales are once again permitted, ...

Congo runner-up says country's ruling party is desperate

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's presidential runner-up Martin Fayulu, who is challenging his election loss in court, says the government deployed armed soldiers around his headquarters because of the r...

As Congo delays election results, people's suspicions rise

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — As Congo anxiously awaits the outcome of the presidential election, many in the capital, Kinshasa, say they are convinced that the opposition won and that the delay in announcin...

Congo on Sunday faces a troubled, long-delayed election

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's presidential election takes place on Sunday after more than two years of delays. Protests , an opposition outcry and the surprise barring of 1 million voters from the po...

Confusion, anger grow as Congo faces Sunday's election

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — As Congo hurtles toward Sunday's already troubled election, the opposition is urging mobile phone companies to disable SIM cards provided for voting machines. ...

Congo archbishop urges peace at Christmas Eve midnight mass

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — An appeal for peace during Congo's tense, volatile election period was issued at a Christmas Eve midnight mass in Kinshasa. The newly appointed Archbishop Frid...