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World - Africa
3/6/2024 8:25:10 PM
Two days of fighting during which rebels captured a town in eastern DR Congo saw "more than 100,000" people flee their homes, the United Nations said Wednesday.

World - Africa
2/20/2024 12:46:56 PM
Aid organizations fear a new humanitarian crisis in the restive eastern Congo region, where the renowned armed rebel group M23 is amid a new advance that threatens to cut off a major city and leave millions of people struggling for food and medical help.

World - Africa
2/7/2024 3:13:04 PM
Conflict between M23 rebels and government forces is intensifying in eastern DR Congo's Masisi territory, residents said Wednesday, after days of unrest that have left dozens injured.

World - Africa
12/16/2023 5:51:19 PM
Kinshasa has summoned the Kenyan ambassador in the Democratic Republic of Congo, media reported, after a Congolese opposition figure in Nairobi announced he was creating a political-military alliance with M23 rebels and other armed groups.

World - Africa
12/13/2023 6:37:54 PM
Uganda's army announced on Wednesday the withdrawal of its soldiers from the war-torn eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) where they were serving in a regional security force.

World - Africa
7/16/2023 8:04:12 PM
At least 11 men were found dead in eastern DR Congo on Sunday, according to sources in Rutshuru territory who accused M23 rebels of killing them.

World - Africa
5/6/2023 5:01:35 PM
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday urged African leaders to redouble efforts to bring peace to the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, where violent armed groups have terrorized civilians for decades.

World - Africa
4/12/2023 4:18:41 PM
Fresh clashes with M23 rebels erupted Wednesday near the eastern DR Congo city of Goma, according to officials, rupturing weeks of relative calm in the troubled region.

World - Africa
4/5/2023 2:52:41 PM
A regional military force deployed to stabilize the conflict-torn eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is raising suspicions about the role neighboring countries are playing.

World - Africa
4/4/2023 1:08:01 PM
East African regional forces have regained control of Bunagana, a strategic town in eastern Congo that had been held by M23 rebels for more than nine months, a spokesman for the regional force said Monday.

World - Africa
3/14/2023 3:20:23 PM
Another failed ceasefire, a UN call for talks nobody seems to want, and a new influx of foreign soldiers: despite a flurry of diplomatic efforts there appears little chance a fresh insurgency in eastern DR Congo will stop any time soon.

World - Africa
3/7/2023 6:53:11 PM
M23 rebels clashed with soldiers on two fronts in eastern DR Congo on Tuesday, officials said, despite a regional ceasefire deal due to take effect the same day.

World - Africa
3/4/2023 4:27:47 PM
Brussels said Saturday it was setting up a "humanitarian air bridge" to deliver aid to conflict-hit eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, as the visiting French president said all sides had given support to a ceasefire next week.

World - Africa
2/28/2023 6:06:26 PM
Unidentified militants have kidnapped 25 young people in the northern Democratic Republic of Congo, an administrative official said on Tuesday, during attacks on several villages in the region.

World - Africa
2/17/2023 5:46:58 PM
African leaders called on Friday for all armed groups to withdraw from occupied areas in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo by the end of next month, the regional EAC bloc said.

World - Africa
2/14/2023 7:43:46 PM
At least 32 civilians have been killed by rebel groups in eastern Congo's Ituri province, said a spokesman for the United Nations.

World - Africa
2/2/2023 1:19:22 PM
Young people packing a stadium in DR Congo's capital Kinshasa erupted in joy on Thursday as Pope Francis entered in his popemobile, on the third day of his trip to the country.

World - Africa
1/30/2023 12:11:44 PM
It took years for Marie Louise Wambale to re-establish her life after fighting between M23 and the Congolese army forced her to flee with almost nothing more than a decade ago.

World - Africa
12/28/2022 9:45:05 PM
South Sudan will send 750 soldiers to the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo soon to join a regional force fighting a rebel offensive, a military spokesman said Wednesday.

World - Africa
12/25/2022 10:58:05 AM
Few in the giant displacement camps north of Goma, in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, are enjoying the feasting and festivities they usually reserve for Christmas.

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