|Kabila Congratulates Congo Army for Defeating M23 Rebels
Congo News Agency - October 30, 2013
|DR Congo’s army has recaptured Bunagana, the last major town that was still occupied by the M23 rebels in North Kivu province. President Joseph Kabila took to the airwaves to congratulate the Congolese army for liberating “most regions of North Kivu that had been under the control of the enemies of peace for 19 months.”
|Advancing Congo Troops Take Control of Rumangabo From M23 Rebels
Radio Okapi - October 28, 2013
|DR Congo’s army continued its advance north towards M23 rebel strongholds on Monday. After Kibumba, Kiwanja and Rutshuru, it was the turn of Rumangabo to fall under the control of the Congolese Armed Forces, also known as the FARDC.
|M23 Rebels Said to Flee Rumangabo After Congo Army Airstrikes
Congo News Agency - July 25, 2013
|The M23 rebels are said to have fled from one of their biggest military base in North Kivu province and eastern Congo. The military base at Rumangabo was shelled on Wednesday by Congolese army attack helicopters, which are said to have inflicted heavy losses to the M23 rebels.
|Congo Army Strikes M23 Rebels Base At Rumangabo
Robert Esaki - July 24, 2013
|The Congolese army hit deep into M23 rebels’ territory on Wednesday as three attack helicopters bombed the strategic military base at Rumangabo, located 50 kilometers north of Goma, and one of the biggest M23 bases in the region.
|M23 Rebels Kill, Rape Civilians in Eastern Congo: Human Rights Watch
Human Rights Watch - July 22, 2013
|M23 rebels have summarily executed at least 44 people and raped at least 61 women and girls since March 2013 in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. Local residents and rebel deserters reported recent forced recruitment of men and boys by the M23 in both Rwanda and Congo.
|Rebel Integration Into Congo Army Fails to Begin
VOA News - January 28, 2009
|Plans to begin integrating rebels from the Democratic Republic of Congo into the army have faltered, highlighting the challenges of bringing peace to the troubled region.
|UN Report Excerpt: Support to Laurent Nkunda's CNDP by the Government of Rwanda
UN Security Council - December 14, 2008
|Rwandan authorities have been complicit in the recruitment of soldiers, including children, have facilitated the supply of military equipment, and have sent officers and units from the Rwandan Defence Force (RDF) to the Democratic Republic of the Congo in support of CNDP.
|Protesters attack UN Congo office
BBC News - October 27, 2008
|Hundreds of protesters are reportedly attacking the UN's headquarters in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. The protesters are angry that a 17,000-strong UN force has not better protected them against an offensive by rebel forces.
|Government calls for urgent UN security council meeting
MISNA - October 9, 2008
|The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo called for an urgent meeting of the United Nations Security Council to address the delicate security situation in the east of the country, theatre in the past weeks to fighting, and accusing Rwanda of an imminent attack on Goma, provincial capital of North Kivu.
|Rare Gorilla Found Dead in Congo Sting
VOA News - September 26, 2007
|A female mountain gorilla has been found dead in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo's Virunga National Park, bringing the death toll of the rare animals to 10 so far this year, wildlife groups said Wednesday.