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Like other African regions, Central Africa, or "Middle Africa" in UN terminology, can be defined more or less broadly. See the entry for Central Africa in Wikipedia for a full listing.

The first column below includes AfricaFocus Bulletins on Congo (Kinshasa).

The second column includes other Central African countries that have been covered in AfricaFocus Bulletin. As of 2010, AfricaFocus Bulletin has not carried issues on most other Central African countries. For background links on all countries, including those not covered in AfricaFocus Bulletin, visit the countries page.

Central Africa - Congo (Kinshasa)

   February 12, 2017   Congo (Kinshasa): Tshisekedi Place Hard to Fill
   October 26, 2016   Congo (Kinshasa): "No Elections" Reports
   May 23, 2013   Congo (Kinshasa): U.S.-Trained Battalion Implicated in Rapes
   Nov 28, 2012   Congo (Kinshasa): War in the East, 2
   Nov 28, 2012   Congo (Kinshasa): War in the East, 1
   Apr 25, 2012   Congo (Kinshasa): Call for Real Security Reform
   Mar 29, 2012   Congo (Kinshasa): Democracy Still Deferred
   Dec 21, 2011   Congo (Kinshasa): Dubious Mandate, Uncertain Future
   Nov 29, 2011   Congo (Kinshasa): Election Background Analysis
   Aug  2, 2010   USA/Congo (Kinshasa): Conflict Minerals Law
   Aug  2, 2010   Congo (Kinshasa): UN Peacekeeping in Question
   Dec 22, 2009   Congo (Kinshasa): Militarization of Mining Well-Entrenched
   Dec 22, 2009   Congo (Kinshasa): Conflict Fueled from Many Sources
   Jan 28, 2009   Congo (Kinshasa): Risky Steps towards Peace
   Oct 11, 2008   Congo (Kinshasa): War Goes On, Little Pressure for Peace
   May  2, 2008   Congo (Kinshasa): Still No Peace in the East
   Dec 13, 2007   Congo (Kinshasa): Conflict, Displacement Escalate
   Dec 13, 2007   Congo (Kinshasa): Conflict Background Analyses
   Sep 14, 2007   Congo (Kinshasa): Averting the Nightmare Scenario
   Oct 31, 2006   Congo (Kinshasa): From Votes to Security?
   Jul 30, 2006   Congo (Kinshasa): A New Beginning?
   May  4, 2006   Congo (Kinshasa): Elections and More
   Dec  4, 2005   Congo (Kinshasa): Peace or Stalemate
   Jun  3, 2005   Congo (Kinshasa): Gold and Violence
   Apr  4, 2005   Congo (Kinshasa): Peacekeeping Steps
   Dec 19, 2004   Congo (Kinshasa): Back to the Brink
   Mar 16, 2004   Congo (Kinshasa): Forests under Threat
   Jan 11, 2004   Congo (Kinshasa): Peace & Transition

Central Africa (other countries)

   September 14, 2016   Gabon: High Demand for Democracy, Short Supply
   February 16, 2016   Africa: Ghosts at the African Union Summit
   July 14, 2015   Burundi: Diplomacy Falling Short
   April 27, 2015   Burundi: On the Brink?
   June 23, 2014   Central African Republic: Still A Forgotten Crisis
   March 13, 2014   Central African Republic: UN Force Delayed
   February 17, 2014   Burundi: Rising Threats to Democracy, Peace
   December 19, 2013   Central African Republic: Violence Continues to Spiral
   November 27, 2013   Central African Republic: Whose Responsibility to Protect?
   Jun 30, 2011   USA/Gabon: Blind Eye for Corruption
   Feb  1, 2011   Equatorial Guinea: Oil but No Rights, 2
   Feb  1, 2011   Equatorial Guinea: Oil but No Rights, 1
   Feb  8, 2010   USA/Africa: Two to Tango
   Jan 24, 2010   Rwanda: Beyond Reasonable Doubt
   Oct 29, 2009   Africa: Climate Change and Natural Resources
   Apr 21, 2009   Rwanda: Genocide Anniversary Reflections
   Jan 28, 2009   Congo (Kinshasa): Risky Steps towards Peace
   Feb 13, 2008   Chad: Civilians at Risk, Outside Roles at Issue
   Feb  5, 2008   Africa: Dramatic Anti-Malaria Results
   Dec 21, 2005   Rwanda: "Peace Cannot Stay in Small Places"
   Dec 21, 2005   Rwanda: Gift for Life
   Oct  3, 2005   Africa: Whose Energy Future?
   Feb 20, 2005   Chad: Oil Transparency Loopholes
   Jul 28, 2004   USA/Africa: Oil and Transparency
   Apr 13, 2004   Africa: World Bank Industry Review
   Mar 31, 2004   Rwanda/UN: Acknowledging Failure
   Mar 31, 2004   Rwanda/USA: "The System Worked"