Bukavu

By IndepthAfrica
In DR Congo
Nov 26th, 2012
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Rebels, called the M23, have taken Goma, the main city of North Kivu, one of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)’s eastern provinces. Their plan is to march to Bukavu, the main city of South Kivu, and from there, they say, across the massive country to Kinshasa, the Congo’s capital. A ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jul 11th, 2012
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I spent the last twenty days of June in the Congo. Most of that time, I visited people and communities at grass root level. In brief, I went to Fizi – Baraka – Uvira – Bukavu – Kalehe – Minova – Goma. All by road. I ended my trip in Kinshasa, trying to wrap with […]...
By IndepthAfrica
In Central Africa
May 4th, 2012
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Bujumbura – Burundian rebel chief operating on the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo has been killed in that country and his body handed over to Burundi’s army, a military commander said on Friday. Claver Nduwayezu, better known as Carmel or Mukono, is a former commander from t...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Feb 22nd, 2012
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By Richard Dowden Africa – except as an immigration issue – is unlikely to feature prominently in the forthcoming French Presidential election. But the continent remains a vital part of French politics. From independence Africa was the buttress for France’s claim to be a global leader. French Africa ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Central Africa
Feb 15th, 2012
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Kinshasa – Democratic Republic of Congo’s ministry of transport has suspended flight authorisation for two companies after their plane crashed and killed one of the president’s most trusted advisers. A ministry communiqué released on Tuesday says Air Katanga and Katanga Wings are suspende...
By IndepthAfrica
In Central Africa
Feb 13th, 2012
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Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila’s chief adviser was killed and his finance minister injured in an airplane crash near the eastern town of Bukavu on Sunday, government officials said. The accident, the latest in a country with one of the world’s worst air safety record...
By IndepthAfrica
In Central Africa
Jan 31st, 2012
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Kinshasa – A provincial official in the Congolese province of South Kivu says a plane has crashed after take-off and there is no news of the passengers on board. Laban Kyalangalilwa, the minister in charge of transportation in South Kivu province, said on Tuesday the plane took off from the cit...
By IndepthAfrica
In Uncategorized
Jan 10th, 2012
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KINSHASA, Dem. Rep. of Congo (DRC) January 10, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — MONUSCO strongly condemns the attacks on civilians by armed groups in several remote villages in Shabunda territory of South Kivu Province. During 1 and 4 January 2012, MONUSCO received reports that about 45...
By IndepthAfrica
In Central Africa
Jan 2nd, 2012
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Kinshasa – The DRC authorities beefed up security at Bukavu central prison on Monday following an attempted jail break that left eight people dead and 44 wounded. “The prison has heightened security measures and the police is also contributing to reinforcing security there,” said Ma...
By benim
In Central Africa
Nov 3rd, 2011
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Murhula’s* life changed forever when he was nine years old. It was the year that he learned to kill, torture and rape. It was the year militia entered his school in a small village near Bukavu, South Kivu in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and forced him and several others to follow them into ...