|11 die in Isiro plane crash|
IRIN - September 6, 2005
An Antonov 26 aircraft crashed at the town of Isiro in the Democratic Republic of Congo's northeastern province of Orientale, killing eleven people, a UN spokesman said.
|Rwanda begins extraditing Congolese dissidents|
IRIN - September 5, 2005
The Democratic Republic Congo (DRC) announced on Saturday that Rwanda had begun extraditing dissidents associated with a breakaway army general in eastern Congo, Laurent Nkunda.
|Kigali deports six congolese for "activities likely to jeopardise regional security"|
MISNA - September 3, 2005
After Kampala, also Kigali has deported from its territory 6 Congolese nationals that taking advantage of the refugee status conceded to them by the Rwandan government were plotting' against the new government of Kinshasa.
|AWOL soldiers return to base|
IRIN - September 2, 2005
One of two army battalions in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) that the military reported as missing on 26 August, may not have been absent; while the other battalion has since returned to its barracks, Defence Minister Adolphe Onusumba said on Thursday.
|Soldiers go AWOL as dissident leader issues call to arms|
IRIN - August 31, 2005
The day after a dissident army leader in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) called for an insurrection, the 53rd Army Battalion and four companies of the 2nd Mixed Battalion in the east of the country went missing.
|Six Congolese rebels expelled|
IRIN - August 25, 2005
Uganda has given six members of new rebel group in the Democratic Republic of Congo - the Congolese Revolutionary Movement - up to Thursday afternoon to leave the east African country or face arrest and prosecution, Interior Minister Ruhakana Rugunda has said.
|700 UN troops sent to Fataki; protecting voter registration|
IRIN - August 25, 2005
The UN Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo sent 700 troops to the northeastern territory of Fataki on Thursday to provide security for the voter registration process, following an attack there earlier in the week by unidentified gunmen.
|Ituri militiamen shoot dead electoral official|
IRIN - August 23, 2005
Unidentified militiamen shot dead an electoral official on Monday when they attacked a voter registration centre in Fataki, a town in the northeastern district of Ituri in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Independent Electoral Commission Chairman Apollinaire Malu Malu said.
|Voter registration extended in Orientale, Bas-Congo provinces|
IRIN - August 15, 2005
Voter registration was extended for an additional week on Sunday in the Democratic Republic of Congo provinces of Orientale and Bas-Congo due to transport and security difficulties, the chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission, Appollinaire Malu Malu, said.
|Doctors due in diamond fields to identify killer disease|
IRIN - August 12, 2005
A three-man team of doctors is due in a remote diamond mining area of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday to try to identify a respiratory disease that has, so far, killed 23 miners and infected 997 others; the Maniema provincial medical inspector, Dr Kasogo Mulamba, told IRIN.