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DR Congo to reassess withdrawal of UN mission amid violent protests

Kinshaha, DRC | Xinhua | The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) decided late Tuesday to reassess the agreement on the withdrawal of the United Nations stabilization mission in the DRC (MONUSCO) amid escalating protests against the MONUSCO in the eastern part of the country, government spokesman Patrick Muyaya said. Thirty-six people …

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8 ADF attackers neutralized by FARDC forces

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 14 people have died in clashes between Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) rebels and the Congolese army in Irumu territory, North Kivu Province. The clashes occurred on Saturday in Katabeyi village on the Luna-Komanda section when rebels ambushed and opened fire at a convoy of over …

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UPDF discovers seven mass graves in North Kivu

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Peoples Defence Forces-UPDF have discovered at least seven mass graves near Kambi Ya Yua in North Kivu, the former stronghold of the rebel group Allied Democratic Forces-ADF. Kambi Ya Yua found in Virunga forest is estimated to have hosted over 500 ADF members. …

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Congolese refugees head home as calm returns in Rutshuru

Kisoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Some of the refugees who fled fighting in North Kivu province, Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC on Monday are slowly returning back home. Heavy fighting erupted between an unknown rebel force and the government forces on Sunday night in the villages of Chanzu and Runyoni in …

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Armed group seizes several villages in northeast DR Congo

Rebels attacked an army position early Monday before taking control of several villages near the border with Uganda. Kinshasa, DRC | Xinhua | A group of unidentified fighters have seized several villages near the city of Goma, capital of North Kivu province in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) since Monday …

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DR Congo reports three new Ebola cases: WHO

Kinshasa, DRC | Xinhua | Three new cases of Ebola virus disease have been confirmed by health officials in the northeastern province of North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), five months after the end of a previous Ebola outbreak in the same province, the World Health Organization (WHO) …

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New Ebola case emerges in eastern DRC

Kinshasa, DRC | Xinhua | A new positive case of Ebola virus disease has been confirmed in North Kivu, a province in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), according to the communication made by the Minister of Public Health Eteni Longondo on Congolese national television (RTNC) on Sunday. The victim is …

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