North Kivu

By IndepthAfrica
In Central Africa
Jul 17th, 2013
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By Ola Johnson, IndepthAfrica No less than 51 rebels of the March 23 development (M23) were murdered in the progressing crash in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo), after the government reported 120 of its member dead, according to a nearby source. Fighting proceeded Tuesday betw...
By IndepthAfrica
In Rwanda
Mar 21st, 2013
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Officials from the International Criminal Court are on their way to Rwanda to pick up Congolese war lord Bosco Ntanganda, URN has learnt. Johnnie Carson, the US Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of African Affairs disclosed this in a video link to journalists on Wednesday evening. Ntanganda surrende...
By IndepthAfrica
In Central Africa
Feb 28th, 2013
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BATTLES between the army and a militia in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have killed dozens, while thousands have sought refuge at a UN base. Up to 4000 people are at the peacekeeping base at Kitchanga in North Kivu province in an early test for a UN-brokered peace deal aimed at ending two deca...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 20th, 2013
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By Kris Berwouts Congo is on hold After M23 left Goma in early December, the military situation around the town stagnated. Apart from some repositioning in the hills around North Kivu’s biggest town, the situation has remained calm. People have been anxiously awaiting the outcome of the negotiations ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Central Africa
Nov 29th, 2012
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Once again, a toxic mix of factors is exploding into violence and rebellion in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Last time this happened – and it wasn’t so long ago – the resulting conflict left millions dead and destabilised an entire continent. Will it happen again? So far, the signs aren’t good. B...
By IndepthAfrica
In Central Africa
Nov 24th, 2012
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Thousands of women protested against the M23 rebels in Kinshasa on Friday in the biggest demonstration yet in DR Congo’s capital against the rebels’ capture of the eastern Congo city of Goma on Tuesday. Women, coming from all walks of life, took the streets to condemn the M23 rebels, and the failure ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 21st, 2012
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On Thursday November 15th‘M23’ – the rebellion movement which was created earlier this year – launched a major attack on the city of Goma which, after a quieter day on Friday, culminated in a very stressful weekend. The question on Sunday evening was: will or will they not take Goma. On Monday they d...
By IndepthAfrica
In Central Africa
Nov 19th, 2012
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Simon Tisdall, guardian.co.uk, With all eyes on other troublespots, the world knows little, and seems to care even less, about the cycle of violence in the DRC Part of the problem … the M23 rebels now threaten Goma. Photograph: Phil Moore/AFP/Getty Images The rising scream of pain emanating from the ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Central Africa
Nov 17th, 2012
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KINSHASA — Clashes erupted again early on Saturday between army soldiers and M23 rebels in the volatile eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, where fighting has been flaring all week. The clashes in the Nord Kivu region, which a rebel spokesman said involved army helicopters and tanks, erupted hours ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Central Africa
Nov 16th, 2012
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GOMA, DR Congo — The M23 rebel group fighting the army in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday rejected claims of mass casualties and said it had killed nine soliders. Violence flared this week in the country’s restive east, days after the UN and US imposed sanctions on the group̵...