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07:51
07:51

Congolese Refugees Reach 43,000 as Tension Continues drc conflict 1

Douglas Asiimwe, the Principle Refugee Protection Officer in the Office of the Prime Minister told URN on phone that 26,900 Congolese refugees have arrived in the country from January this year from Ituri via Lake Albert while another 14,500 crossed from North Kivu to Kisoro and Kanungu districts through the porous borders.
10:54
10:54

Rwanda Heavily Deploys along DRC border as Shelling Continues drc conflict Top story

Rwandan Foreign Affairs minister Louise Mushikiwabo explains that the latest deployment is to guarantee the safety of all Nationals of Rwanda who would be affected by the fighting. He says Rwanda will ensure that it protect their citizens no matter the cost.
17:39
17:39

UN Issues Final Warning to DRC Armed Groups to Surrender drc conflict

According to Ladjouzi various armed groups like Mai Mai militias, Force de résistance patriotique of the Ituri (FRPI) led by Cobra Matata, the liberation of the Congolese people (FLPC) and the ADF-Nalu are still active in the province.
11:27
11:27

Women Activists Express Concern Over DRC Fighting drc conflict 3

Thelma Awori, a Board Member of Isis –WICCE, a global feminist oriented organization promoting justice and empowerment of women through documentation violations of women rights, says that the continuing conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has caused women and children untold suffering.
16:57
16:57

Congo MP Sentenced to 3 Years for Insulting President Kabila freedom of speech 2

The MP, who represents Lubero area, was picked up on Sunday from Goma shortly after he appeared on a talk show at Radio Kivu.
22:34
22:34

WFP Food Stocks to Run Out in September congolese rebels

World Food Program – WFB 24million dollars worth of food is enough sustain the current refugee population until September this year.
13:04
13:04

15,000 Refugees Moved to Bubukwanga Transit Centre unhcr

Humanitarian Agencies have at least moved 15,000 refugees to the Bubukwanga Transit centre in Bundibugyo district.
05:32
05:32

Bundibugyo Struggles To Contain Congolese Refugees adf rebels 2 2

Congolese refugees continue to enter Uganda through Bundibugyo district. However the number of the refugees remains unknown.
17:45
17:45

OPM registers 23,000 Refugees, Numbers to Hit 30,000 by Close of Day adf rebels

Relief Agencies in the country today rushed to Bundibugyo town following an influx of 23,000 refugees from the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo – DRC.
05:18
05:18

ADF Rebels Capture Another Town , Abduct Police officers congo rebels

The fighting is said to have started today morning in the area which is about 80 Kilometers from the town of Beni in North Kivu.
09:01
09:01

Uganda Minister Likens DRC-M23 Talks To LRA Peace Talks drc conflict 1

Uganda’s minister of state for international affairs, Henry Okello Oryem has likened the ongoing negotiations between the government of DR Congo and M23 rebels to the protracted peace-talks that existed between the Lord’s Resistance Army rebels group and the government.
11:00
11:00

M23: We Are Not Pulling Out Of Goma drc conflict

The M23 rebels in the democratic Republic of Congo have denied claims by the United Nations that they are pulling out of Goma.
15:05
15:05

M23 Rebels: We Will Capture Kinshasa m7

The M23 rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo say they have plans to capture the whole country and liberate it from current President Joseph Kabila\'s leadership.
11:37
11:37

Kagame, Kabila Talks Over M23 Smoother drc conflict

Talks between President Paul Kagame of Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo\'s (DRC) Joseph Kabila over the situation in North Kivu Province have entered their second day in Kampala, Uganda.
18:25
18:25

Kabila Rushes to Kampala as M23 Take Goma drc conflict

President Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is in Kampala for crisis talks with President Yoweri Museveni over the fast-changing and volatile situation in North Kivu province.
10:53
10:53

M23 Rebels Say Goma Will Fall Today joseph kabila

The M23 rebels say that they have decided to launch an assault for the provincial capital of Goma since the government has no interest in the peace talks. They expect to be in control of the city before the end of today.
16:48
16:48

M23 Rebels Forge Alliance With Mai Mai Militias congolese soldiers

M23 rebels who are currently fighting the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) government forces say that they are making more gains despite attacks by the United Nations forces after forging an alliance with the Mai Mai.
16:26
16:26

Threat Of Disease Hangs Over Kanungu Congolese Refugees Camp drc conflict 3

Esau Bahikayo, the Camp Commandant told Uganda Radio Network (URN), that by Saturday evening, they had registered 2,130 refugees at the centre but many more were still being brought in by UNHCR from the border where they report immediately after crossing from the DRC. He complained that the camp had not been adequately equipped to handle the influx.
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