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2006-08-22 01:10:00

Gunbattles rocked the Democratic Republic of Congo capital Kinshasa for a third day on Tuesday after the announcement of a presidential run-off vote following July 30 elections, witnesses said.

2006-08-21 20:05:51

By Euan Denholm CHOMBO, Congo (Reuters) - After queuing for hours to mark her ballot paper in Congo's first multiparty elections for four decades, Salome Ndavuma confesses she had a little dance.

2006-08-21 15:56:20

By David Lewis KINSHASA (Reuters) - U.N. and European peacekeepers on Monday rescued a group of foreign ambassadors in Congo trapped by fierce fighting between soldiers loyal to President Joseph Kabila and supporters of an election rival.

2006-08-21 13:08:49

By David Lewis KINSHASA (Reuters) - A second day of fighting between soldiers loyal to Congolese President Joseph Kabila and supporters of an election rival pinned down foreign envoys in Kinshasa on Monday after the announcement of a run-off vote.

2006-08-21 13:15:00

A second day of fighting between soldiers loyal to Congolese President Joseph Kabila and supporters of an election rival pinned down foreign envoys in Kinshasa on Monday after the announcement of a run-off vote.

2006-08-21 10:45:35

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Soldiers loyal to Congo's President Joseph Kabila opened fire on Monday around a house where U.N. officials and ambassadors were meeting his main political rival Jean-Pierre Bemba, witnesses said.

2006-08-21 07:18:45

By David Lewis KINSHASA (Reuters) - The United Nations called for calm in Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday after gun battles surrounding the announcement of a presidential election run-off stoked fears of a violent political showdown.

2006-08-21 04:37:05

By David Lewis KINSHASA (Reuters) - Congolese police and U.N. peacekeepers patrolled the capital Kinshasa on Monday hours after the announcement of an election run-off was overshadowed by battles between soldiers loyal to the two leading candidates. U.N.

2006-08-20 18:34:05

By David Lewis KINSHASA (Reuters) - Congolese President Joseph Kabila's guards fought gun battles with forces loyal to election challenger Jean-Pierre Bemba in the capital Kinshasa on Sunday, as poll results showed the two would have to enter a run-off.

2006-08-20 16:56:36

By David Lewis KINSHASA (Reuters) - Congolese President Joseph Kabila's guards fought gun battles with forces loyal to election challenger Jean-Pierre Bemba in the capital Kinshasa on Sunday, after poll results showed the two would have to enter a run-off.


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  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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