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News: Democratic Republic of the Congo

We have started to collect the most important news related to Democratic Republic of the Congo in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Democratic Republic of the Congo: news

VIDEO: DRC rebels 'advancing on Goma'

Tuesday, July 10th 2012, 3:17
related places: Goma

The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo has expressed alarm as rebel forces advance towards the country's main eastern city of Goma.
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DRC rebels 'advancing on Goma'

Tuesday, July 10th 2012, 0:37
related places: Goma

The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo expresses alarm as rebels advance towards the country's eastern provincial capital of Goma.
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DR Congo rebels seize key town

Sunday, July 8th 2012, 18:00
related places: Rutshuru

Rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo seize the eastern town of Rutshuru after several days of clashes in the region.
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DR Congo troops 'flee to Uganda'

Friday, July 6th 2012, 12:32
related countries: Uganda Uganda
related places: Bunagana

Some 600 Congolese soldiers flee into Uganda after clashes with rebels, who have seized a border town, officials say, as an Indian peacekeeper is killed.
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VIDEO: Okapis killed by DRC rebels

Monday, July 2nd 2012, 15:43

The okapi is only found in Democratic Republic of Congo and it is under threat.
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How DR Congo rebels make their money

Friday, June 29th 2012, 10:21

Secrets revealed of how Congo's militias make their money
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Rwanda 'launched DR Congo rebels'

Wednesday, June 27th 2012, 18:06
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

Rwanda has played a key role in creating a rebel group and sustaining a mutiny in neighbouring DR Congo, UN experts say in a leaked document.
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Rwanda anger at DR Congo charges

Tuesday, June 26th 2012, 17:38
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

Rwanda's foreign minister hits back at reports that her country is backing a mutiny in DR Congo, saying such allegations are endangering Rwandans' lives.
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US 'blocking report on DR Congo'

Thursday, June 21st 2012, 14:12
related countries: United States United States

The US is covering up information about rebels in the DR Congo, led by a man wanted for war crimes, Human Rights Watch says.
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VIDEO: Intense fighting threatens habitat

Friday, June 15th 2012, 3:03

Renewed fighting in eastern DR Congo is threatening one of the world's largest and most important nature reserves.
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ICC seeks 30 years in Congo case

Wednesday, June 13th 2012, 17:52

Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court seek a 30-year jail sentence for Thomas Lubanga, the Congolese warlord convicted of using child soldiers.
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DR Congo: Where logic ends?

Wednesday, June 6th 2012, 8:57

Why does eastern DR Congo look like heaven but feels like hell?
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Rwanda military 'aids DRC mutiny'

Monday, June 4th 2012, 9:27
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

Fresh evidence has emerged that the Rwandan military is aiding rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Human Rights Watch says.
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VIDEO: DRC women self-financing the future

Friday, June 1st 2012, 9:30

A network of savings and loans associations is helping women in rural areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo start their own businesses.
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Death penalty for Congo mutineers

Thursday, May 31st 2012, 11:02

A military court sentences two soldiers to death in absentia for taking part in April's mutiny in eastern DR Congo.
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'Terminator' anger at ICC charges

Wednesday, May 30th 2012, 11:45

Renegade Congolese general Bosco Ntaganda tells the BBC his ICC war crimes indictment is based on lies and denies involvement in a recent army mutiny.
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Rwanda 'backing DR Congo mutiny'

Monday, May 28th 2012, 9:46
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

The UN says it has evidence that a rebellion in the Democratic Republic of Congo is being fuelled by recruits and support from neighbouring Rwanda.
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VIDEO: Rwanda 'fuels DR Congo rebellion'

Monday, May 28th 2012, 4:35
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

The United Nations says it has evidence that a rebellion in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is being fuelled by recruits and support from neighbouring Rwanda.
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Congo warlord's 'days numbered'

Thursday, May 17th 2012, 3:11

The International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor tells the BBC he believes the net is closing around Congolese warlord Bosco Ntaganda.
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DRC rebel 'still recruits youth'

Wednesday, May 16th 2012, 12:22

Renegade general Bosco Ntaganda, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court, is still forcing youngsters to fight for him in the Democratic Republic of Congo, campaigners say.
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ICC seeks Congo arrest warrants

Tuesday, May 15th 2012, 9:19

The International Criminal Court's prosecutor seeks arrest warrants for what he says are the two "most dangerous" rebel leaders in DR Congo.
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DR Congo mining's reputation in tatters

Monday, May 14th 2012, 23:00

The Congo's reputation in tatters
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Congo clashes as deadline expires

Friday, May 11th 2012, 16:02

Heavy fighting breaks out in eastern DR Congo as a deadline expires for army mutineers loyal to the warlord known as the 'Terminator' to surrender.
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Havoc as Congolese flee the 'Terminator'

Friday, May 11th 2012, 0:32

Congolese fear rape and forced recruitment after army mutiny
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'Terminator' arms cache found

Wednesday, May 9th 2012, 19:07

A massive arms cache is uncovered in DR Congo on the farm of renegade soldier Bosco Ntaganda, known as "The Terminator", the army tells the BBC.
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My Business: Diamond deals in the Congo

Tuesday, May 8th 2012, 23:02

Selling diamonds on a street market in the DRC
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Congo fighters 'sack Terminator'

Tuesday, May 8th 2012, 13:52

Army mutineers in eastern DR Congo loyal to Bosco Ntaganda, a warlord known as "The Terminator" and wanted by the ICC, replace him as their leader.
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Congo 'regains towns from rebels'

Monday, May 7th 2012, 9:04
related places: Masisi

The DR Congo army says it has regained control of the entire eastern area of Masisi from rebels loyal to warlord Bosco "Terminator" Ntaganda, wanted by the ICC.
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'Terminator' wanted for mutiny

Thursday, May 3rd 2012, 10:15

Renegade General Bosco Ntaganda, known locally as the 'Terminator' is wanted for leading an army mutiny in the east of Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities say.
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'Terminator' takes DR Congo towns

Monday, April 30th 2012, 16:40
related places: Goma

Troops loyal to Bosco Ntaganda, wanted by the International Criminal Court, take control of two towns near Goma in eastern DR Congo after fierce fighting.
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DR Congo's Kabila appoints new PM

Thursday, April 19th 2012, 9:38
related places: Kabila

DR Congo's President Joseph Kabila, appoints respected Finance Minister Augustin Matata Ponyo as prime minister, ending months of political deadlock.
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