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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.
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.
07:39
07:39

Uhuru’s Ceasefire Call Fails to Hold as Fighting Between Wazalendo, M23 Continues in North Kivu Wazalendo militia 1 2 Top story

Uhuru, the former Kenyan President, released a statement on Tuesday condemning the renewed hostilities, which have resulted in civilian casualties and displacements. He called upon all parties involved to immediately halt their armed offensives and hostilities.
07:54
07:54

Anti-Monusco Protests: Two Senior Police Officers Suspended 2

They are: Senior Superintendent Bongo Wifema José, Commander in charge of operations in the city of Goa and Senior Superintendent Luna Kimanga Martin, Commander in charge of intelligence in the same city.
07:47
07:47

IPSTC Officials Kicks Off Inquiries Into Child Abuses in North Kivu 2 Top story

Lieutenant Colonel Japeth Madada Mwasaru, the head of IPSTC, explained that the investigation focuses on areas under the control of East African Regional Force peacekeepers.
08:39
08:39

Counter Accusations As M23, FARDC Resume Fighting Despite AU’s Ceasefire Orders 3

On Monday evening, the M23 President, Bertrand Bisimwa released a statement on Twitter accusing FARDC and its militia coalition of using heavy and light weapons to pound M23 positions, which he says violates the cease-fire orders issued by AU leaders. Bisimwa argued that M23 deserves a right to defend itself against the attacks as well as defend civilians under their captured positions.
15:05
15:05

M23 Dismisses Report On Summary Killings, Rape in North Kivu M23 rebels 2 3

The report also indicates that the acts were part of a campaign waged by M23 to punish and humiliate civilians suspected of being supporters of rival armed groups, including the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) and local Mai-Mai.
07:30
07:30

Fighting in Rutshuru: FARDC Confirms 4 Civilian Deaths, 40 casualties 2

General Sylvain Ekenge Bomusa Efomi, the Spokesman for the North Kivu Governor confirmed the death of civilians in a statement issued on Monday. According to the statement, one person was killed and five others injured along the Rangira-Rwaguba-Tchengerero road while three others were killed and 35 injured along Tamugenga road.
06:43
06:43

Fighting Between M23 Rebels, DRC Forces Resumes in Rutshuru 2

The fighting which had ceased for more than two months resumed on Thursday afternoon from Rangira in Rutshuu. Later in the evening, M23 rebels released a press statement signed by their political spokesperson Lawrence Kanyuka, accusing the government forces of provocation.
07:12
07:12

Human Rights Watch, M23 Rebels Feud over Civilian Killings in Rutshuru 4

M23 rebels have been battling with the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo since March this year under a claim of fighting bad leadership based on corruption, xenophobia, and discrimination. They have since captured the major Uganda-DR Congo border of Bunagana and the neighbouring areas.
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