|UN, Congolese troops destroy rebel camps in Virunga Park|
IRIN - November 1, 2005
UN and Congolese troops destroyed five rebel camps on Monday during a joint operation in the Virunga National Park, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), a military spokesman for the UN Mission in the DRC (MONUC), Maj Hans Reichen, said.
|Kinshasa team in Brazzaville to identify former soldiers|
IRIN - October 31, 2005
A government team from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) arrived on Saturday in Brazzaville, capital of the Republic of Congo, to begin the identification and registration of former Congolese soldiers who served under president Mobutu Sese Seko and now want to return home.
|IMF Tells Congo to Reform Economy|
VOA News - October 27, 2005
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) told the Congolese government to carry out economic reforms rather than print more money to pay civil servants who are threatening to go on strike.
|Eight guardsmen sentenced to life for killing aviation official|
IRIN - October 27, 2005
A court in the Democratic Republic of Congo sentenced eight presidential guardsmen to life imprisonment on Tuesday for the murder of an official of the national aviation agency.
|Kinshasa rejects Kampala's proposal to redeploy troops|
IRIN - October 21, 2005
The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo has rejected a proposal by Uganda to redeploy its troops to eastern Congo to hunt Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebels as well as other Ugandan rebels groups there, Congolese government spokesman and Minister for Information Henri Mova Sakanyi said on Friday.
|Schools reopen as teachers end strike|
IRIN - October 19, 2005
Public schools in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have reopened after a delay caused by 230,000 teachers who went on strike from 5 September to demand better pay.
|Murder of jesuit missionary: suspects back in court|
MISNA - October 15, 2005
The suspects in the murder of Father René de Haes, 72, the Jesuit missionary killed May 7 in the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, have once again appeared before the military court of Lemba-Matete in Kinshasa.
|'Truce' in teachers strike, but unions insist on demands|
MISNA - October 14, 2005
Congolese schools will reopen on Monday after over a month long teachers strike in demand for better salary and work conditions.
|Lumumbashi: hate messages aired by local radio anger monuc|
MISNA - October 13, 2005
Following the broadcasting of messages inciting hate and violence in Rwandan' style - where the radio had a decisive role in the 1994 genocide - the United Nations peace mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUC) suspended its collaboration with a radio television network of Lumumbashi.
|Repatriation of Congolese refugees begins|
IRIN - October 13, 2005
The repatriation of Congolese refugees who have been living in camps in western Tanzania began on Wednesday with the first batch of 282 leaving for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, has announced.