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Congo province still crucible for war despite polls

The cradle of Congo’s decade of war, North Kivu, is likely to vote massively for incumbent Joseph Kabila this month but some local politicians and warlords warn ethnic and political rifts risk perpetuating the conflict. Sick of years of war and plunder, many residents of the provincial capital Goma hope polls culminating in a presidential run-off on Oct. 29 will end a conflict that was sparked in neighbouring Rwanda but has cost them dear. Full Story

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