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South Kivu governor sacked over violence

BBC News - November 15, 2007

Great Lakes - Kivu provincesThe governor of South Kivu region in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has been impeached for failing to protect the state from violence.
IDPs go back to camps as fears of renewed North Kivu violence die down

IRIN - November 15, 2007

IDPs return to refugees camps - CongoPeople have been returning to camps for displaced people (IDPs) in the Democratic Republic of Congo's North Kivu province after fresh fighting near the main town of Goma prompted up to 40,000 to flee.
New pact on armed groups in the Kivus hailed

IRIN - November 14, 2007

Congo mapAnalysts have welcomed the latest in a series of agreements between the governments of Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) aimed at resolving the perennial threat to regional stability posed by the armed groups in eastern DRC.
Ex-militiaman jailed for life for murder of UN observers

IRIN - November 14, 2007

UN peacekeepers in CongoA court in northeast Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has found a former militiaman guilty of the 2003 murder of two UN military observers and sentenced him to life in prison.
Ban Ki-moon calls for greater protection of civilians affected by conflict

UN News - November 13, 2007

Ban Ki-moonSecretary-General Ban Ki-moon has stressed that the protection of civilians in armed conflict must remain an absolute priority, noting that even though the number of hostilities around the world has decreased, millions of men, women and children continue to bear the brunt of war.
Renewed Fighting in Congo Displaces 25,000

VOA News - November 13, 2007

Congo - Rwanda borderAn estimated 25,000 people on Tuesday fled camps for the displaced in Congo's restive North Kivu province, after fighting erupted between forces loyal to dissident general Laurent Nkunda and the Congolese army. For VOA, Noel King has more in this report from Goma.
Thousands flee as fighting erupts around camps in eastern Congo

UNHCR - November 13, 2007

Congo-Kinshasa Sake areaTens of thousands of previously uprooted Congolese in five major displacement camps were forced to flee again Tuesday following the latest confrontation between government forces and suspected renegade troops in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Tens of thousands of IDPs on the move again in North Kivu

IRIN - November 13, 2007

IDPs in eastern CongoUp to 40,000 people poured out of two camps for displaced civilians near the main town in Democratic Republic of Congo's North Kivu province after fierce fighting broke out nearby, according to the UN.
Congo Militia Leader Faces First ICC Trial In March

VOA News - November 12, 2007

Thomas LubangaThe International Criminal Court has set a March trial date for Congolese militia leader Thomas Lubanga, the first person to face trial at the world court. The court says Lubanga's trial will start on March 31 of next year. The court also told prosecutors to make available to defense lawyers all the evidence they plan to use against Lubanga by December 14.
Congo arrests after toxic dumping

AngolaPress - November 10, 2007

Likasi MapSix people have been arrested in the Democratic Republic of Congo for allegedly dumping highly radioactive minerals into a river, officials say. The authorities had ordered the nearly 20 metric tons of toxic material to be disposed of at an old uranium mine.







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