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12 militias killed in clashes with army in Ituri

IRIN - October 9, 2006

Congo MilitiamenThe situation remained tense in the localities of Avena and Marabo in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, even though fighting at the weekend between the army and militias had ended, the UN Mission in the Congo (MONUC) said on Monday.
Rival Congolese Camps Build Alliances

VOA News - October 2, 2006

Joseph Kabila and Jean-Pierre BembaRival camps in the Democratic Republic of Congo's post-war election process are busy building alliances, but fears of more unrest remain. A second round presidential runoff will take place October 29, along with an election for provincial posts.
Majority coalition in parliament backs Kabila

IRIN - October 2, 2006

Joseph Kabila KabangeA coalition of political parties backing transitional President Joseph Kabila in upcoming second-round polls in the Democratic Republic of Congo has achieved a majority in the new parliament with 300 out of 500 seats, according to a spokesman for the coalition.
UN envoy says country should be ready to hold successful polls next month

Monuc - September 28, 2006

William Lacy SwingThe Democratic Republic of the Congo should have all the necessary financial, logistical and security elements in place to successfully stage the run-off round of landmark presidential elections next month, the senior United Nations envoy to the country said on 27 September, 2006.
Annan calls for extension of the UN mission in the DR Congo ahead of October's poll

UN News Service - September 26, 2006

Kofi AnanLooking ahead to next month's run-off presidential election in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and beyond, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today called for the UN mission in the vast African country to be extended until February, and also for continued authorization to reinforce troop numbers when necessary.
Presidential hopefuls agree to disarm for next election

IRIN - September 25, 2006

Joseph Kabila and Jean-Pierre BembaSenior aides to the two candidates running for president in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have agreed to make Kinshasa a weapons-free zone to ensure that the fighting that followed the first-round results in August is not repeated.
Security Council stresses its commitment to ensure successful presidential, provincial elections

Monuc - September 23, 2006

Un Security CouncilThe Security Council stressed today its commitment to the peaceful conduct of the second round of presidential and provincial elections in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and its determination to ensure the success of the peace process in that country, in the interests of the Congolese people, Central Africa and the Great Lakes region.
Protests follow burning of Bemba's radio, television stations

IRIN - September 20, 2006

Elections protestFears that fighting could reignite in Kinshasa increased on Tuesday as supporters of presidential contender Jean-Pierre Bemba set up barricades and burned tyres to protest at the destruction of his radio and television stations the day before.
Supreme Court: The second round will take place on October 29

Monuc - September 15, 2006

Elections - CongoThis Friday September 15 2006, the DRC Supreme Court, as well as validating the date of the second round for October 29 next, announced the official results of the first round of the presidential election of 30 July last, confirming J. Kabila as the poll leader with 44.8% of the votes, with 20% for J.P. Bemba.
Kabila and Bemba meet for first time since August unrest

Monuc - September 14, 2006

Jean-Pierre Bemba - Joseph KabilaFor the first time since the violent confrontations of last August, Joseph Kabila and Jean Pierre Bemba met twice in Kinshasa on Wednesday September 13 2006, at a meeting of the 'espace presidential' and also the Higher Council of Defense.







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