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Army seizes DR Congo rebel base

BBC News - December 5, 2007

Congo - Rwanda borderThe Democratic Republic of Congolese armed forces say they have taken control of the rebel headquarters in the eastern town of Mushake. After a night-long barrage, the army overran Gen Laurent Nkunda's base, their field commander told the BBC.
UN to join attack on Congo rebels

BBC News - December 4, 2007

Congo soldiersThe United Nations mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (Monuc) says it will "provide fire support" to the army offensive against rebels. A long-threatened DRC offensive against rebel leader Laurent Nkunda began on Monday with the army retaking several rebel-held villages in the east.
DR Congo army retakes rebel towns

BBC News - December 4, 2007

Great Lakes - Kivu provincesThe Democratic Republic of Congo army says it has retaken three key towns formerly held by the forces of rebel leader General Laurent Nkunda. A long-awaited offensive by government forces, with logistical support from the United Nations, began on Monday.
DR Congo army in rebel offensive

BBC News - December 3, 2007

Cong soldiers in Ituri - North KivuThe Democratic Republic of Congo's army has launched an attack against rebel leader Laurent Nkunda, using helicopter gunships and heavy artillery.
The United States Wants Nkunda To Surrender And Go Into Exile

Congo Planet - November 30, 2007

Jendayi FrazerThe United States government has asked renegade general Laurent Nkunda to go into exile and allow his troops to join the integration process into the Congolese Armed Forces (FARDC).
DR Congo Rebels Deny Demise of Leader

VOA News - November 26, 2007

General Nkunda in masisi - CongoIn the Democratic Republic of Congo, the National Congress for the People's Defense rebel group has categorically denied that its leader, General Laurent Nkunda is dead. The rebels say the speculation is a calculated attempt by President Joseph Kabila's government to undermine the group's unity of purpose, which they say is to protect the Tutsi minority in the country. They also criticized the United Nations military force (MONUC) of backing government forces against the rebels.
DR Congo threatens war on rebels

BBC News - November 23, 2007

Congo soldiersThe head of the army in the Democratic Republic of Congo says he has given up all hope of a peaceful solution to the conflict in eastern Congo.
UN to Help DRC Disarm Rebels by Force

VOA News - November 23, 2007

General GayeA United Nations military official says U.N. peacekeepers will help the Democratic Republic of Congo's army disarm eastern rebels by force. In comments broadcast on local U.N. radio Thursday, General Babacar Gaye said all peaceful means to make the rebels lay down their weapons have been used up.
The deserted village - a casualty of North Kivu's continuing conflict

IRIN - November 22, 2007

IDP in North Kivu - CongoIt may only be a short walk from its bustling neighbour Sake, but Kimoka is a ghost town. Homes are abandoned, the school is deserted and the brand new church empty. Light streams in through the open door onto huge leather drums beside the pulpit. When the congregation fled, the drums became redundant. Now the only percussion comes from the small arms fire echoing through the mountains.
Clashes prompt new wave of IDPs as army readies for offensive

IRIN - November 22, 2007

North Kivu - CongoMany civilians have fled the Democratic Republic of Congo town of Rutshuru amid fresh clashes between regular and dissident soldiers - renegade troops who the head of the army announced would soon be disarmed by force.







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