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Four Rare Gorillas Killed in Congo, Another Feared Dead

VOA News - July 26, 2007

Congo gorilla in Virunga National ParkFour rare mountain gorillas have been killed after gunmen crept up on them and opened fire in the Democratic Republic of Congo's Virunga National Park.
UN will not turn 'blind eye' to peacekeepers' misconduct, vows UN official

UN News - July 25, 2007

Jane Holl LuteA senior United Nations official today stressed that the world body is doing its utmost to get to the bottom of recent allegations of misconduct against peacekeepers in Cote d'Ivoire and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), pledging to hold all personnel to the highest standards of behaviour.
Mining Boom in DRC Boosts Fortunes of State-Owned Gecamines

VOA News - July 25, 2007

Democratic Republic of CongoGecamines, the Democratic Republic of Congo's troubled state-owned mining company, said it has tackled corruption issues that have plagued the company for decades and is ready to consolidate some of its assets and expand its business. But as Peta Thornycroft reports for VOA from Katanga's capital Lumbumbashi, Gecamines has said it still needs the government to stop creditors from taking it to court in the short term.
Aid workers struggle to reach IDPs in South Kivu

IRIN - July 25, 2007

Kivu - Congo - IDPsContinued insecurity and poor roads have been restricting humanitarian access to thousands of internally displaced people in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), according to an official of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).
UN: Hold Peacekeepers Accountable for Congo Smuggling

Human Rights Watch - July 23, 2007

MONUC - Bas-CongoFollowing its investigation into alleged gold smuggling and arms trading by UN peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the United Nations should ensure accountability for those involved, Human Rights Watch said today. In a letter to Jean-Marie Guehenno, the under-secretary-general for UN peacekeeping operations, Human Rights Watch took issue with Guehenno's comments that the matter is now "closed.?
Security Council expresses deep concern at deteriorating security situation in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo

UN News - July 23, 2007

Un Security CouncilThe Security Council this morning expressed its deep concern at the deteriorating security situation in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, in particular in North and South Kivu, and the serious humanitarian consequences of the violent actions of foreign armed groups, especially the Forces democratiques the liberation du Rwanda (FDLR), as well as the military activities of the "mixed" brigades.
Secretary-General calls for action to resolve crisis in eastern DR Congo

UN News - July 20, 2007

Ban Ki-moonUnited Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called for action to resolve the crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's (DRC) volatile eastern region, where some 700,000 people have been internally displaced.
National Assembly closes second extraordinary session

MONUC - July 19, 2007

Congo national assembly buildingOn Thursday 18 July 2007 the National Assembly closed the second extraordinary session at the "Palais de Pueple" in Kinshasa. On the agenda of its plenary session was the Special Commission's report on "the Kahemba affair"- the DRC's border dispute with Angola in Bandundu province- as well as the validation of the mandates of eighteen new deputies.
MONUC - An investigation is underway and any culprits will be immediately punished

MONUC - July 18, 2007

Monuc - KinshasaInternational news agencies and Congolese newspapers have, since last weekend, reported on information alleging that United Nations peacekeepers based in the province of North Kivu in eastern DRC were implicated in the traffic of gold with the FDLR (Forces democratiques de liberation du Rwanda) during 2005 and 2006.
UN sends team to DR Congo to probe allegations of misconduct by peacekeepers

UN News - July 13, 2007

MONUC troops in KinshasaThe United Nations announced today that it is sending a management audit team to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) this weekend in response to allegations of misconduct by troops serving with the world body's peacekeeping operation there.



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