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08:12
08:12

Willy Manzi Ngarambe Appointed M23 Coordinator in-Charge of Diaspora Bertrand Bisimwa 2

Ngarambe, who claims refugee status in Canada as a Tutsi from North Kivu province in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), will lead efforts to revitalize M23's Diaspora organs, as announced in a statement released on Monday.
07:17
07:17

DR Congo Gov’t Puts number of Locals Killed by ADF at 41 ADF Rebels 1

According to a government statement released on Monday afternoon, the rebels attacked the localities of Masala, Mahihi, and Keme on the night of June 7, 2024. Of the 41 confirmed fatalities, 39 were killed in Mahihi and Masala, while two were killed in Keme.
07:56
07:56

M23, FARDC War: MONUSCO troop injured in Kanyabayonga Bertrand Bisimwa 1

According to Lieutenant Colonel Mensah Kedagni, MONUSCO Spokesperson in the area, the soldier was injured when a bomb hit the MONUSCO base. Kedagni also reported that the fighting caused massive displacement of civilians towards Kania, Miriki, and Kirumba in Lubero and Butembo.
15:11
15:11

Red Cross Suspends Distribution of Food Aid in North Kivu Province 2

The statement cites security reasons to be behind the suspension. The statement indicates that fighting has caused the displacement of about 64,740 people in Kanyabayonga and neighboring areas.
06:02
06:02

M23 Accuses MONUSCO of Aiding FARDC Amid Continued Fighting in North Kivu 2

On Saturday, MONUSCO released a statement announcing its collaboration with FARDC to prevent M23 fighters from entering Kanyabayonga. MONUSCO also released pictures of their soldiers on patrol in the town.
14:07
14:07

13 South African Soldiers Injured in North Kivu Fighting 3

In a statement released on Friday night by Dlamini Siphiwe, the SAND head of Communications, the soldiers were injured during fighting in Sake town located about 27 kilometres away from Goma city.
10:52
10:52

M23 Rebels, FARDC Clash Claims Eight, Leaves Nine Others Nursing Injuries Lawrence Kanyuka 1 Top story

In the early hours of Tuesday morning, M23 rebels' president Bertrand Bisimwa and political spokesperson Lawrence Kanyuka released a joint statement, reporting that four houses were destroyed by bombs during the fighting.
20:36
20:36

M23 Rebels, North Kivu Authorities In Dispute Over Return Of Displaced Locals 3

Bisimwa argued that M23 is ready to give them protection since the government has failed. M23 also provided vehicles in Kibumba to aid civilians returning to their homes in Rutshuru and Nyiragongo territories as well as Sake and Kimoka to aid locals returning to Masisi territories.
14:39
14:39

Death Toll of Mugunga Camp Bombing Rises to 35 1

On Friday, Modeste Mutinga Mutuishayi, Social Affairs Minister, and Albert Fabrice Puela, Minister for Human Rights released a statement putting the number of deaths at 35.
16:47
16:47

M23, AFC Bans Members From Mineral Business in North Kivu 4

According to the statement, Nangaa says that the ban is an indication that the liberation struggle is not aimed at personal gain or illicit enrichment but at establishing a rule of law and restoration of democracy in DRC, combating anti-values and all forms of predation as well as promoting coexistence among Congolese.
13:09
13:09

Rwanda Rejects Blame For Mugunga Camp Bombing 2

International condemnation followed the incident, with the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and the United States Department of State blaming Rwanda for backing the M23 rebels. However, the Rwandan government has strongly rejected these accusations, calling for credible investigation and verification to establish the truth.
16:40
16:40

Death Toll of Mugunga Camp Bombing Rises to 16 2

Major General Peter Chirimwami Nkuba, the North Kivu province military Governor had on Saturday evening put the death toll at 14 and injured persons at 35, the majority of them women and children. But, this afternoon, SADC released a statement putting the figure of the dead at 16.
08:36
08:36

Rebels, Gov't Trade Accusations as Mortar Bombs Kill 9 in DRC Mugunga

Two mortar shells fell in the camp located 13-15 Kilometers from Goma city on Friday morning following heavy fighting between the rebels and Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC) soldiers and coalition in the area.
13:29
13:29

M23 Claims Capture of Ngungu Town in North Kivu m23 rebels 1

On Thursday, Lieutenant Colonel Willy Ngoma, the M23 rebels’ military spokesperson released a statement claiming the capture of Ngungu town and neighboring positions of Mululu,Runigi and Kenyenzuki in Kibabi groupement from FARDC soldiers and coalition.
15:35
15:35

M23 Calls Miners of Captured Rubaya Coltan Site Back to Work M23 rebels 2

On Wednesday afternoon, M23 President Bertrand Bisimwa released a statement urging miners to return to the mines and work. Bisimwa argued that M23 was forced to advance to the area after FARDC and Burundian mercenaries launched an attack on their positions on Tuesday morning of April 30th 2024.
10:43
10:43

FARDC, M23 Fighting Resumes in North Kivu After 5-day Lull 1

Heavy gun fire exchange happened in Rwindi, North West part of Rutshuru territory and Kironko in Masisi territory, according to local sources.
14:22
14:22

M23 Bans Production, Marketing of Local gin in Rutshuru Territory 1

Referred to locally as Kanyanga, Lutuku, Mbandule, or Kabrama, this gin is typically crafted using a variety of ingredients such as bananas, molasses, millet, and maize flour. It serves as a staple within the local community and is also traded to neighboring regions like Goma.
07:48
07:48

North Kivu: Mortar Bomb Kills Four SADC Soldiers, Injures 3 Others Bertrand Bisimwa 2 Top story

On Monday evening, General Fall Sikabwe, Commander of the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC) and Commander of Operations in the Kivu and South Kivu provinces paid tribute to the fallen soldiers before their bodies were repatriated to their respective countries for a dignified burial.
08:00
08:00

War in North Kivu: M23, AFC Unhappy with Nangaa’s Deportation Bertrand Bisimwa 7

On Friday night, General Sylvain Ekenge, the spokesperson for the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC), confirmed Nkuba's arrest by presenting him before the media. Ekenge stated that Nkuba, aged 52, was apprehended in Tanzania on January 3, 2024, by specialized services before being deported to Kinshasa.
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