|UN refugee agency repatriates 42 Congolese|
IRIN - June 20, 2005
The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, has repatriated the first group of 42 Congolese in Angola, some of whom had been there since 1996, the agency's head of external relations in Kinshasa, Jens Hensmann, said on Monday.
|Peacekeeper dies, two wounded following shooting|
IRIN - June 14, 2005
An Indian UN peacekeeper was killed and two others were wounded in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Monday after being hit by stray bullets in an exchange of fire between government troops and unidentified gunmen, a military spokesman of the UN mission in the country said.
|Mayi-Mayi attacks displace 1,700 in Katanga|
IRIN - June 8, 2005
At least 1,700 people have fled villages in the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) Katanga Province following attacks by Mayi-Mayi militiamen, a UN official told IRIN on Tuesday.
|Voter registration date set, university politics banned|
IRIN - June 7, 2005
Voter registering is due to start in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on 20 June, a spokesman for the country's independent electoral commission announced on Monday.
|UN Nepalese soldier dies after militia attack|
IRIN - June 3, 2005
One of four UN Nepalese troops wounded by militiamen in an attack in village of Lugo in the northeastern Ituri district of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), died of his wounds on Friday, a UN spokesman said.
|Newly integrated army brigade heading to the east|
IRIN - June 3, 2005
The latest brigade in the newly integrated army of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) completed training on Wednesday and is expected to deploy to the east of the country, Defence Minister Adolphe Onusumba said.
|Refugee camp closes as Angolans go home|
IRIN - June 1, 2005
The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced on Tuesday the repatriation of the last 263 Angolans in the refugee camp at Kisenge in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)'s Katanga Province, ending a refugee programme that had run for more than 20 years.
|Thousands flee following attack|
IRIN - May 30, 2005
At least 6,000 civilians have fled following an attack last week in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) where 19 civilians were killed and scores of others wounded and taken hostage by Rwandan Hutu rebels.
|Latest killings in South Kivu part of long-standing abuses|
IRIN - May 27, 2005
An armed group of mostly Rwandan Hutus in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is accused of killing 18 civilians, mutilating 11 others and taking around 50 hostages on Monday.
|Aircraft crashes in Walungu, 26 feared dead|
IRIN - May 26, 2005
A Soviet-era aircraft carrying 21 passengers and five crew crashed on Wednesday in a remote forest in the territory of Walungu, in Democratic Republic of Congo's South Kivu Province.