|Businessmen donate food aid to Niger|
IRIN - August 4, 2005
Businessmen in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have collected 120 tons of maize flour and other food for 2.5 million hungry people in Niger, a high ranking government official said on Thursday.
|Two mass graves reported in eastern village of Ntulumamba|
IRIN - July 13, 2005
Two mass graves believed to contain the remains of 39 civilians killed on Saturday in Ntulumamba village, in Kalonge Chiefdom 75 km north of Bukavu, have been reported to the UN Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUC), a UN spokeswoman said.
|Army recaptures Nyamilima village, North Kivu|
IRIN - July 13, 2005
Government troops recaptured on Tuesday the village of Nyamilima, one of three in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo held by local and Rwandan Hutu rebels, a senior army commander said.
|Voter registration in steady increase|
MISNA - July 7, 2005
With the current pace of registrations, over one million voters will have been registered by the end of the week, stated Kemal Saiki, the director of public information of the United Nations peace mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUC).
|UN troops sweep area near park to clear armed groups|
IRIN - July 5, 2005
UN troops in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo launched what commanders codenamed Operation Falcon Sweep on Monday to drive all armed groups from a locale in the territories of Walungu and Kabare, close to a national park in South Kivu Province, a UN military spokesman said.
|Seven killed in demonstrations, hundreds arrested|
IRIN - June 30, 2005
At least seven protestors were killed and hundreds more arrested in demonstrations on Thursday in various suburbs Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and in other urban areas.
|President orders disarmament of all foreign rebels|
IRIN - June 29, 2005
President Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of Congo told diplomats on Tuesday that he had ordered his army to begin disarming, immediately, thousands of foreign rebels in the east of his country.
|UN mediates in aftermath of conflict in Mbuji-Mayi|
IRIN - May 24, 2005
The UN is mediating among political parties in Mbuji-Mayi, capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo's Kasai Oriental Province, following last week's violence.
|Police impose curfew on Mbuji-Mayi after protests|
IRIN - May 18, 2005
Police imposed a curfew beginning late Tuesday in Mbuji-Mayi, a major mining town in central Democratic Republic of Congo, following violent demonstrations in which at least two people died and 12 others were wounded.
|Electoral process irreversible, Kabila says|
IRIN - May 17, 2005
At a ceremony held on Monday to present the Democratic Republic of Congo's newly adopted draft constitution, President Joseph Kabila urged all Congolese to rally in support of democracy, saying that following the adoption, the country's electoral process was irreversible.