|Two militiamen die in Kisangani fighting|
IRIN - May 26, 2005
Two militiamen died on Tuesday during fighting between local Mayi-Mayi militiamen recently integrated into the new national army and members of the Presidential Guard in Kisangani, the provincial capital Orientale, according to the UN Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo, MONUC.
|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.
|UN agency helps thousands of IDPs return home|
IRIN - May 23, 2005
Some 1,600 internally displaced people (IDPs) began their journey home on Thursday along the mighty River Congo, from Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, to the provinces of Equateur and Orientale, according to a UN official.
|Rwandan rebels abuse Congolese civilians - UN report|
IRIN - May 19, 2005
Rwandan Hutu rebels based in eastern Congo are responsible for hundreds of summary executions, rapes, beatings and hostage-taking of Congolese civilians in the territory of Walungu, South Kivu Province, the UN Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo, MONUC, said on Wednesday in a report documenting the human rights violations.
|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.
|Secession plot failed, government official says|
IRIN - May 13, 2005
An attempt to secede from the Democratic Republic of Congo was foiled recently in the southeastern province of Katanga, the deputy government spokesman, Simon Tshitenge, told IRIN on Friday.
|Belgian firm to register voters, official says|
IRIN - May 13, 2005
A Belgian company has been picked to organise the identification and registration of voters for the Democratic Republic of Congo's first post-transition elections, the chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission, Apollinaire Malumalu, announced on Thursday.
|30 arrested in alleged Katanga secession plot|
IRIN - May 9, 2005
At least 30 civilians and military personnel suspected of plotting the secession of Katanga Province from the Democratic Republic of Congo have been arrested, Deputy Provincial Governor Chikez Diemu said on Monday.
|At least 10 dead after plane crash near Kisangani|
IRIN - May 5, 2005
A cargo aircraft crashed in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Wednesday killing 10 people on board. There was one survivor, a UN official told IRIN.