|'Deadly environment' plus 'political and social' obstacles hinder Ebola fight, Security Council hears
UN News - July 24, 2019
|The problems of eradicating Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are not only medical, but also linked “to a variety of political and social factors”, the head of the UN mission in the country told the Security Council.
|Peacekeepers, Congo Army to Resume Joint Fight Against Rwandan Rebels
VOA News - January 28, 2016
|Democratic Republic of Congo's army and U.N. peacekeepers agreed Thursday to resume military cooperation against Rwandan Hutu rebels, the U.N. mission said, beefing up efforts to root out one of the region's most notorious rebel groups.
|Political tensions 'running high' in DR Congo ahead of 2016 elections
UN News Centre - October 7, 2015
|The top United Nations official in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) told the UN Security Council today that he cannot say with certainty whether the progress attained in the country is sustainable, or whether violence will erupt again and reverse what has been achieved so far.
|DRC Army Putting Pressure on FDLR
Nick Long/VOA News - April 1, 2015
|Democratic Republic of Congo government forces, which launched an offensive against FDLR rebels in the east of the country a month ago, has been successful in driving the militants out of parts of North and South Kivu provinces, Congolese army spokesman General Leon Richard Kasonga said.
|Southern African Leaders to Meet in Zimbabwe
VOA News - August 15, 2014
|Preparations are almost complete ahead of the Southern African Development Community’s (SADC) heads of state summit scheduled next week in Zimbabwe, according to Tanki Mothae, SADC Director of Politics, Defense and Security Cooperation.
|Senior UN officials urge Brazzaville to halt expulsion of DR Congo nationals
UN News Centre - May 26, 2014
|Senior United Nations officials today demanded that Republic of the Congo immediately stop expelling citizens from the neighbouring Democratic Republic of the Congo, and called for an investigation into allegations of sexual violence and other human rights violations.
|Security Council extends UN mission, intervention force in DR Congo for one year
UN News Center - March 28, 2014
|The Security Council today extended for one year the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) – along with its Intervention Brigade – noting the need for the Mission to strengthen its support so the Congolese Government can address security challenges in line with the aims of a regional peace and security accord.
|Death toll in Lake Albert boat accident rises to 251
Xinhua - March 27, 2014
|A total of 251 Congolese refugees returning to their country from a refugee camp in Uganda died on Saturday in a boat accident on Lake Albert, Congolese government spokesman Lambert Mende has said. North Kivu governor Julien Paluku said the search will continue to find other bodies. He said 251 bodies have been recovered out of 292 that were onboard the ill-fated boat.
|Death toll in Lake Albert boat accident rises to 108 people
Xinhua - March 24, 2014
|The death toll in the weekend boat accident in western Uganda has risen to 108 from 19 that were reported on Saturday. Most of the passengers on the boat were Democratic Republic of Congo refugees returning home. The total number of the people who were on the boat is not yet known. Fourty five people survived the accident.