|Military insurgents resume attacks in North Kivu|
IRIN - February 1, 2006
Renewed attacks by military insurgents in North Kivu Province, in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), have cut short an interagency mission to evaluate humanitarian needs in area, an official of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Office (OCHA) has said.
|DR Congo must punish those responsible for fatal attacks on UN, Security Council says|
UN News Service - January 25, 2006
The Security Council today called on the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to take immediate steps to bring to justice those responsible for Monday?s attack on United Nations peacekeepers, which left eight of them dead and five wounded.
|UN mission reports on serious human rights abuses by Congolese military|
UN News Service - January 24, 2006
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) military?s efforts to flush militias from the area south of Lake Albert in Ituri district has resulted in serious human rights violations, including the summary execution of six fishermen, rapes, imprisoning children and forcing villagers to transport stolen goods, the United Nations peacekeeping mission (MONUC) said today.
|Referendum continues into second day|
IRIN - December 19, 2005
Voters continued trickling into polling stations throughout the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Monday for the second day of voting on the country's new draft constitution.
|Kigali says it not responsible for mass killings|
IRIN - October 6, 2005
A senior Rwandan government official dismissed on Thursday allegations that the army was responsible for a massacre nearly 10 years ago of hundreds of people in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), whose bodies were discovered recently in mass graves.
|Army recaptures Nyamilima village, North Kivu|
IRIN - July 13, 2005
Government troops recaptured on Tuesday the village of Nyamilima, one of three in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo held by local and Rwandan Hutu rebels, a senior army commander said.
|North kivu: violent clashes north of rutshuru between old rivals|
MISNA - July 12, 2005
Violent clashes are underway since yesterday near Nyamilima, a town north of Rutshuru (eastern Congolese province of North Kivu) and around a dozen kilometres from the border with Uganda. As referred by MISNA sources, the fighting that broke out last night is still underway.
|Elephants wreak havoc in Rutshuru|
IRIN - June 22, 2005
Under the scorching afternoon sun in Rutshuru Territory in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), an excited crowd of several hundred people, armed with machetes and knives, mills around the carcasses of two elephants stretched out on the ground.
|Thousands of Congolese flee insecurity|
IRIN - April 22, 2005
At least 3,300 Congolese from North Kivu Province, eastern DRC, have fled into Rwanda since the beginning of April to escape insecurity caused by militiamen, a UN official told IRIN on Friday.
|Army, rebels main suspects of looting, stealing - MONUC says|
IRIN - March 3, 2005
Looting, stealing and burning of villages in North Kivu, in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, was carried out by armed militias and by members of the newly integrated national army. This was the result of a special inquiry of the UN Mission in the DRC, or MONUC, which was published on 24 February.