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It said the incident occurred in the general border area in Karundo Village, Mbungangali Cell, Gisenyi Sector, at around 10 meters from Rwanda-DR Congo ... Between 2016 and 2018, at least 34 Congolese soldiers have been returned to DR Congo after illegally crossing into the Rwandan territory, the ...
UNICEF estimates that nearly 800,000 children have been displaced by inter-ethnic conflicts in the Provinces of Tanganyika and South Kivu, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Some, like this young girl and her sister, have made their way to some of the makeshift camps that have sprung up around ...

The two-truck convoy we are in is entering one of the areas in the north east of the Democratic Republic of Congo identified as a 'hotspot'. Village after village in parts of Ituri province appear to have been attacked. Many of the homes have been set alight and are destroyed through fire. Some are smashed ...
But Rochelle's extreme youth didn't spare her from the anger and rage of the militia who stormed her village in Ituri Province in the Democratic Republic of Congo last month. Her face has a deep scar stretching across it, just missing her left eye and there is a wound on the top of her skull where her attacker ...
BENI, Democratic Republic of Congo, March 28 (Xinhua) -- At least 10 people were killed in an attack by rebel group Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) on Tuesday night in the city of Beni, North Kivu province in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). According to the spokesman of the army's ...
Sexual and ethnic violence are alarmingly on the rise in Democratic Republic of Congo's lawless east, spawning a humanitarian catastrophe with millions forced to flee their homes. At least 13.1 million Congolese need humanitarian aid, including 7.7 million who are severely food insecure, the UN Security ...

At least 10 people are dead and 10 others are missing after a rebel attack in the northeast of the Democratic Republic of Congo. It happened on the outskirts of the city of Beni, in a region beset by violence involving the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) armed group. People living there say the government of ...
KANANGA, Democratic Republic of Congo - The head of a local militia group and a policeman have been arrested over the shock killing of two UN experts in DR Congo a year ago, officials said on Monday. The two were arrested by troops on Saturday in the village of Bukundo, where the pair were found ...
The British government says there's been a "horrifying escalation of violence" in the Democratic Republic of Congo – a country where 13 million people are now in need of humanitarian aid. Under the current president, Joseph Kabila, the DRC has been marred by civil war, corruption, and government ...
Bunia, DR Congo | AFP | UN peacekeepers have found eight decomposing bodies in a village in the volatile Ituri province of northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the agency told AFP on Friday. A local official said the eight had been killed during a March 12-13 attack on Djugu area in which at least ...
Killings flare up in DR Congo Nguna Abooki was getting ready for bed when men with machetes and guns ambushed his village in eastern Congo, killing two of his children and three of his brothers. “They cut them using pangas. Others were shot,” said Abooki, a 42-year-old fisherman. “I don't know why ...
For many families in the Kasai region's remote Mpengele Village, there are no nearby doctors, clinics or hospitals. So, when our partner Save the Children arrives with mobile health clinics, families gather to make sure they get seen. In addition to primary health care services, these teams are helping to ...
Humanitarian needs caused by conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo have doubled over the last year, the UN Security Council said. ... Speaking from UN headquarters in New York City, Al Jazeera's Mike Hanna said the UN Security Council is drawing attention to the crisis in DRC - one that involves ...
IOM Improves Living Conditions for Internally Displaced Families in DR Congo's Tanganyika Province ... Kalemie – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, in the south-eastern Congolese city of Kalemie, continues the urgent relocation of internally displaced families from congested and unhealthy urban collective ...
BUNIA, Democratic Republic of Congo — “Why are you cutting me? Forgive me! Have mercy!” Alphonsine Njededa, a woman in her 70s, was lying on a bed in a darkened one room hospital ward when she recounted an attack on her village less than two weeks earlier. Njededa had screamed as the ...
Exiled DR Congo opposition leader launches presidency bid. Africa; Monday 12 March 2018 - 5:54pm ... Democratic Republic of Congo's election was originally scheduled for late 2016, but has been twice delayed, leading to unrest in the vast mineral-rich country. Western powers have accepted the delay ...
In mid-February a source in the human rights community told me that villages in a remote region of the Democratic Republic of Congo were being burned amid a renewal of communal fighting. People fleeing the violence told aid workers of arson attacks. The clashes between the Hema and Lendu ...

THE latest outbreak of violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) could spiral out of control and become a genocide, the Bishop of Boga, the Rt ... “On the night of Thursday to Friday, the village of Maze and a few surrounding villages were attacked — and this is happening after the deployment of ...
The human costs of the ongoing crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo are borne disproportionately by women and children, whose homes have been ... DR Congo has some 4.5 million internally displaced people, the largest number in Africa. ... She was taken in by a family in the city of Kibanga.
Ahead of them, terrorised villagers fled for their lives — the latest victims of the ethnic conflict that bedevils Ituri, the troubled northeastern province of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The bloodshed is part of a cycle of violence between the Hema and Lendu communities, cattle herders and farmers who ...
Meanwhile, tensions remain high between different ethnic groups, threatening to plunge the region into new violence. UNHCR staff in Tshikapa, a city some 60 kilometres from the border with Angola, report that several internally displaced people, as well as those who have returned from Angola, have been ...
49 dead in DR Congo fresh ethnic unrest ... Since this January, more than 3,700 people have fled to Uganda from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), fleeing violent attacks. PHOTO | SUMY ... The violence happened in the village of Maze, some 80 kilometres north of Bunia, Ituri's provincial capital.
The Democratic Republic of Congo's economic capital and mining hub has mineral deposits so rich that the ground is a deep red, but the dust clings to a city where inequality is stark. Like in any poor urban area, sports represents a way out. For most, that dream would be to play for the city's well-known ...
Security forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo have used live bullets to disperse demonstrations, killing at least two protesters. The protests against President ... One man was killed by a live bullet from security forces, staff at St Joseph's hospital in the city told the BBC. Another protestor was killed in ...
The attack comes at a time when the city of Bukavu is experiencing a precarious calm after weeks of attacks by armed men who killed and wounded many. This calm in Bukavu came after the effective operation “Tujikinge” launched by the governor of South Kivu to fight insecurity in the province. Analysts ...
At least one person has been killed and two others injured in the Democratic Republic of Congo as security forces dispersed anti-government protesters, local ... Organised by the Catholic Church, the marches were meant to start after Sunday mass, but armed forces surrounded the city's main churches and ...
Now the 58-year-old man is standing on a hill, overlooking hundreds of makeshift shelters at the Kalunga site for internally displaced people in Tanganyika province, in the south-east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). As a deputy village chief, he is worried about the fate of some villagers.
DR Congo hidden war in Ituri The last thing 11-year-old ... Mave Grace's home village of Tchee is in the eastern Ituri region, where ethnic strife between Hema herders and Lendu farmers has cost untold lives and forced tens of thousands to flee since it started earlier this year. Information from Ituri is hard to ...
The head of a local militia group and a policeman have been arrested over the shock killing of two UN experts in DR Congo a year ago, officials said on Monday. The two were arrested by troops on Saturday in the village of Bukundo, where the pair were found murdered, the deputy governor of Central ...
BUKAVU, Democratic Republic of Congo - The former anti-corruption chief fighting fraud in DR Congo's lucrative eastern mines has been jailed for life by a military court on charges of rebellion and murder, judicial sources told AFP. Abbas Kayonga was arrested by UN peacekeepers in the eastern city of ...
Unrelenting violence in DR Congo is fuelling one of the largest and most serious humanitarian crises in the world in which millions are forced from their ... In Mukambe, a remote village in the south-eastern province of Tanganyika, where inter-ethnic conflict has uprooted more than 650,000 people from their ...
BUNIA, Democratic Republic of Congo - The last thing 11-year-old Mave Grace saw before falling unconscious was men with machetes cutting open her ... Mave Grace's home village of Tchee lies in the eastern Ituri region, where ethnic strife between Hema herders and Lendu farmers has cost untold lives ...
The human costs of the ongoing crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo are borne disproportionately by women and children, whose homes have been ... Charlotte Ukuba, 60, fled to Site Etat at Kikwit, Kwilu Province in the southwest of DR Congo. ... She was taken in by a family in the city of Kibanga.
BUNIA, Democratic Republic of Congo - At least 49 people were killed in a fresh outbreak of ethnic violence overnight in the Democratic Republic of Congo's troubled Ituri province, a senior ... The killings happened in the village of Maze, some 80 kilometres (50 miles) north of Bunia, Ituri's provincial capital.
One person was killed and at least four injured as police fired live bullets and tear gas to disperse banned protests calling on DR Congo President Joseph Kabila to stand down. The church-backed protests in the Democratic Republic of Congo come after months of tension sparked by Kabila's prolonged ...
Efforts to force DR Congo President Joseph Kabila to quit face a key test on Sunday when protestors, backed by the Catholic church, return to the ... by the Lay Coordination Committee (CLC), an organisation close to the church, an influential social and spiritual force in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
UN Police officers rescue an elderly woman who was stabbed in a machete attack on the DRC city of Kananga in Central Kasai in March last year. ... Christians across the world from many denominations are praying today (Friday) for peace in South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo following ...
“We've come through many events and a lot of crises because we don't get mixed up in politics,” the 78-year-old entrepreneur told AFP at his office in Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of Congo's mining hub and its second-biggest city. It was in this city that Forrest was born in 1940 when the country was ...
As a deputy village chief, he is worried about the fate of some villagers. He lost track of them in the woods. “Some are still in the forest, they have machete wounds,” he said. “Others have made it to an army base. When I ran, I saw at least five dead bodies.” Like Jean Kiza Kambi, more than 4.5 million people ...
... and a third abducted by an unidentified armed group in the troubled North Kivu province of Democratic Republic of Congo, the United Nations said Monday. ... Eastern DR Congo is torn apart by more than 20 years of armed conflict, fueled by ethnic and land disputes, competition for control of the region's ...
When some people hear the words Democratic Republic of Congo, the first thing that comes to their minds is the longstanding political hostilities between ... At least 15 percent of Goma, the capital city of North Kivu, which comprised of approximately 4,500 buildings, was destroyed, leaving at least 120,000 ...
This came after accusations by DR Congo on Wednesday that Rwandan soldiers launched an incursion into its territory. Eugene Nkubito, commander of Rwanda Defense Force (RDF)'s Second Division, said the Armed Forces of DR Congo (FARDC) attacked an RDF position in Iterambere village, Shingiro ...
The Angolan Foreign minister admitted that the process in DR Congo is not simple and easy to tackle, however, he stressed, the objective is to arrive at the election time, ... Meanwhile, the city of Luanda, capital of Angola, will host in April the next Tripartite Meeting, disclosed the Angolan Foreign minister.
Five people have been killed following an accident involving a cement truck and the Democratic Republic of Congo's presidential motorcade. ... Mr Kabila, who had been opening an oil rig and administrative building in the port city of Matadi, "stayed on the site until the emergency services arrived, and ...
The ethnic conflict between the Hema and Lendu communities is intensifying in the province of Ituri in the north-east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). New clashes have occurred in the last days in the territory of Djugu with dozens of people killed and hundreds of houses set on fire. The security ...
Another humanitarian source said “on an average 800 people are arriving daily” in Bunia, the main city in the region, due to the fighting. ... Babar Baloch said the refugees were flocking to the Ugandan village of Sebagoro, about 270 kilometres north-west of the capital Kampala. “Refugees crossing to ...
Refugee arrivals in Uganda also picked up significantly on Monday, with 1,386 people crossing Lake Albert to the village of Sebagoro, some 270 kilometres northwest of the capital Kampala. We fear the fighting could spread to neighboring areas, particularly because of the circulation of light weapons in the ...
The Democratic Republic of Congo has ordered Belgium to close a consulate and cut flights by Brussels Airlines in a further deterioration of relations between the European nation and its former Central African colony. Belgium's foreign ministry said it had shut a diplomatic office in the south-eastern city of ...
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has ordered Belgium to close it's consulate in the country and cut flights by Brussels Airlines, Belgium's ... In a sign of further deterioration of relations between Belgium and DRC, Belgium closed its consulate in the southeastern city of Lubumbashi after being told ...
Thousands of refugees have flooded into Burundi to escape a fresh outbreak of fighting in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The UNHCR has ... "It's definitely better here than on the other side of the lake," a Congolese refugee in the Burundian city of Rumonge tells DW, relief clearly visible on his face.


 

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