|FDLR Rebels Continue Campaign of Terror in Eastern Congo
Congo News Agency - August 23, 2010
|Rebels from the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) have been reported in the North Kivu region of Walikale, where they are, once again, conducting a terror campaign against the local population. From Saturday night to Sunday, FDLR rebels made an incursion into the village of Butua, some 12 km from the center of Walikale, and looted and kidnapped civilians, local sources said.
|Two Suspects Arrested in Attack on MONUSCO Base
Radio Okapi - August 20, 2010
|Two people suspected of involvement in an attack on a United Nations peacekeeping base in Kirumba, North Kivu, on Wednesday were arrested in Lubero on Thursday by the Congolese army.
|Congo Army Killed Ugandan Rebels Commander in North Kivu - Government
Le Potentiel - August 4, 2010
|The commander in chief of the Ugandan rebel ADF/NALU, colonel Katodo, was killed by the Congolese Armed Forces (FARDC) during operation Ruwenzori in North Kivu Province, Information Minister and government spokesman Lambert Mende said on Tuesday at a press conference in Kinshasa.
|Huge DR Congo gold mine to open, displacing 15,000
BBC News - July 22, 2010
|Mining firm Randgold Resources says it is to begin mining Africa's largest undeveloped gold deposit - in eastern DR Congo. The mine will require the re-location of 15,000 people, but Randgold says the project has the support of the government and the local community.
|U.S. Official Sees Improvement in Africa's Great Lakes Region
Charles W. Corey | America.gov - May 26, 2010
|President Kabila has taken important steps to address insecurity, but they remain insufficient. The president has also voiced strong support for our program to train a light infantry battalion in Kisangani. That training includes a strong focus on improving FARDC human rights practices, Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Johnnie Carson told the U.S. Congress.
|Leader of Enyele Rebels Arrested in Equateur
Congo News Agency - May 5, 2010
|The leader of the Enyele rebels who led a surprise attack on Mbandaka in April has been arrested. Mr. Udjani was handed over to the police on Wednesday by residents of his stronghold of Dongo, where he had returned to look for new recruits.
|DR Congo army regains control of Mbandaka
Xinhua - April 4, 2010
|Tthe national army of the Democratic Republic of Congo, has regained control of the northwestern city of Mbandaka, hours after Enyele insurgents claimed to have snatched it in a surprise attack, according to the military.
|Enyele rebels enter major city in Equateur province
Xinhua - April 4, 2010
|Enyele rebels entered the capital of Equateur province in the northwest of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) on Sunday, according to provincial government sources. The insurgents of the Enyele tribe entered the city of Mbandaka by force and took the local airport, the sources reported.
|Behind Human Rights Watch Report on LRA, a Plea for MONUC to Remain in the Congo
Congo News Agency - March 29, 2010
|The release of this report just as the Security Council is set to respond to a request by Congolese authorities for the United Nations to withdraw its peacekeeping force in the DRC by June 2011 is no coincidence. In reading the report, one quickly realizes that behind the reported facts lies a plea for MONUC to remain in the DRC.
|UN mission in DR Congo vows continued support for army
Xinhua - March 24, 2010
|The special representative of the UN secretary general in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo), Alan Doss, confirmed on Tuesday in Kinshasa the continued support of the UN mission in DR Congo (MONUC) for the Congolese armed forces (FARDC).