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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 FARDC 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 FARDC 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.
15:47
15:47

War In North Kivu: FARDC confirms Arrest Of AFC-Nangaa’s Strategic Advisor 2

While parading Nkuba on Friday night, General Ekenge revealed that he was arrested from Tanzania in March April, 2024 by specialized services before he was deported to Kinshasa.
09:14
09:14

South African Army Denies Capture of Soldiers by M23 1

SADC troops were deployed in DR Congo in December 2023 after the withdraw of troops under East African Regional Force (EACRF).
12:24
12:24

Hunger, Exposure Kill 10 People Displaced by North Kivu War 1

Humanitarian workers in Kanyabayonga say that pregnant and breastfeeding displaced women are particularly struggling to access health care services.
13:12
13:12

North Kivu: MONUSCO Troops Injured as Fighting Resumes in Sake M23 rebels 2

Bintou Keita, the head of MONUSCO released a statement saying that one of the troops is seriously injured Keita condemned the attack with greatest firmness.
07:24
07:24

Fighting in North Kivu: M23 Claims Capture of Vitshumbi town 1 Top story

The town, located approximately 130 kilometers north of Goma, was reportedly taken without any shots fired, following the withdrawal of the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC) and their militia coalition towards the northern part of the region.
07:54
07:54

Intense Fighting Resumes Between M23 Rebels and DRC Armed Forces 1

The conflict has subsided since March 25, 2024. However, on Monday, gunfire broke out in Bwito chiefdom, Rutshuru territory, particularly in villages surrounding the town of Nyanzale and Matete village, located between Kishishe and Kirima along the Mabenga road.
13:29
13:29

M23 Continue to Install Administrative Leaders in North Kivu As Fighting Rages On 2

M23 had previously captured Kitchanga in February 2023 but later withdrew, handing it over to peacekeeping mission troops of Burundi under the East African Community Regional Force (EACRF).
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