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DRC: Access to healthcare no better now than during the war, 15/Nov/05
NAIROBI, 15 November (IRIN) - There is no longer armed conflict in most of the Democratic Republic of Congo but people there have no more access to healthcare now that than they did at the height of the war in 2001, Medecins Sans Frontieres said on Tuesday. ... Full Report... Email Report

DRC: 150,199 cases of electoral registration fraud uncovered, 15/Nov/05
KINSHASA , 15 November (IRIN) - The Independent Electoral Commission of the Democratic Republic of Congo announced on Monday that 150,199 people had been caught registering to vote twice. ... Full Report... Email Report

GREAT LAKES: UN Security Council mission gives the region a thumbs-up, 11/Nov/05
DAR ES SALAAM, 11 November (IRIN) - At the end of a UN Security Council mission to the Great Lakes the head of the delegation said on Thursday that compared to two years earlier, when he was in the region heading a similar tour, the situation has improved markedly. ... Full Report... Email Report

DRC-UGANDA: UN says no sign of LRA in the east, UN Mission says, 10/Nov/05
KINSHASA, 10 November (IRIN) - Reports that Ugandan Lordís Resistance Army fighters have returned to eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have not yet been substantiated, according to the military spokesman for the UN Mission in the DRC. ... Full Report... Email Report

DRC: Police still holding 432 "vagrants" in poor conditions, 10/Nov/05
KINSHASA, 10 November (IRIN) - Some 432 people, among them scores of children, arrested as vagrants by police on Friday in Kinshasa, capital of Democratic Republic of Congo, are still being held under harsh conditions. ... Full Report... Email Report

DRC-RWANDA: 336 armed fighters surrender to UN, Congolese forces, 9/Nov/05
KIGALI, 9 November (IRIN) - Since UN and government troops began a joint operation last week to flush out Hutu Rwanda rebels and other illegal armed groups in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo up to 336 armed men have surrendered, a UN military spokesman said on Tuesday.... Full Report... Email Report

DRC: New integrated police facility inaugurated in Kinshasa, 9/Nov/05
KINSHASA, 9 November (IRIN) - A new police facility opened on Tuesday in the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Kinshasa, to bring the country's disparate police units under central command and control. ... Full Report... Email Report

GREAT LAKES: Security Council mission warns of sanctions against armed groups, 9/Nov/05
ENTEBBE, 9 November (IRIN) - A UN Security Council mission arrived in Uganda on Wednesday and told reporters that the UN would increase pressure on illegal armed groups in the Democratic Republic of Congo.... Full Report... Email Report

GREAT LAKES: Regional Summit postponed, 8/Nov/05
NAIROBI, 8 November (IRIN) - A summit of Africa's Great Lakes countries due in December has been postponed due to delays in the holding of general elections in Tanzania and a constitutional referendum in the Democratic Republic of Congo. ... Full Report... Email Report

GREAT LAKES: UN Security Council team visits five countries, 4/Nov/05
NAIROBI, 4 November (IRIN) - Members of the UN Security Council are due to begin on Saturday a 10-day visit to Africa's Great Lakes region, that will take them to Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda.... Full Report... Email Report

DRC: Officials block Indian egg consignment over bird flu fear, 4/Nov/05
KINSHASA, 4 November (IRIN) - Health authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo blocked the release of a consignment of eggs from India at the port of Matadi because of suspicion that they could be contaminated with the Avian Influenza A virus (H5N1), or the bird flu. ... Full Report... Email Report

DRC: British minister urges Congo to pay its soldiers, 3/Nov/05
KINSHASA, 3 November (IRIN) - British Development Secretary Hilary Benn has urged the Congolese government to pay its soldiers in order to ensure security during the country's electoral process. ... Full Report... Email Report

CONGO-DRC: First batch of ex-Mobutu soldiers return home, 2/Nov/05
KINSHASA, 2 November (IRIN) - After a five-year exile, some 300 soldiers of the former Zairian army who had fled to the Republic of Congo arrived on Tuesday in Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo.... Full Report... Email Report

DRC-UGANDA: Hunt for LRA rebels intensifies, MONUC deploys troops to border, 2/Nov/05
KINSHASA, 2 November (IRIN) - The hunt for Ugandan Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebels in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) intensified on Wednesday when the UN mission there, known as MONUC, deployed a team of observers to the border with Sudan and announced that... Full Report... Email Report

DRC: Army frees four electoral agents, kills 34 militiamen, 2/Nov/05
KINSHASA, 2 November (IRIN) - Government troops have freed four electoral officials held hostage in eastern village of Burondo, in the North Kivu Province of the Democratic Republic of Congo, UN and electoral officials said on Wednesday.... Full Report... Email Report

DRC: UN, Congolese troops destroy rebel camps in Virunga Park, 1/Nov/05
KINSHASA, 1 November (IRIN) - UN and Congolese troops destroyed five rebel camps on Monday during a joint operation in the Virunga National Park, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, a military spokesman for the UN Mission in the DRC, Maj Hans Reichen, said.... Full Report... Email Report

DRC: UN Security Council extends mandate of UN Mission, 31/Oct/05
NAIROBI, 31 October (IRIN) - The UN Security Council has extended to 30 September 2006 the mandate of the UN Mission in Democratic Republic of Congo, UN News reported. ... Full Report... Email Report

CONGO-DRC: Kinshasa team in Brazzaville to identify former soldiers, 31/Oct/05
BRAZZAVILLE, 31 October (IRIN) - A government team from the Democratic Republic of Congo arrived on Saturday in Brazzaville, capital of the Republic of Congo, to begin the identification and registration of former Congolese soldiers who served under president Mobutu Sese Seko and... Full Report... Email Report

DRC: Court sentences militia leader to 15 years imprisonment, 28/Oct/05
BUNIA, 28 October (IRIN) - A county court in the Democratic Republic of Congo's northeastern town of Bunia in Ituri District sentenced a local militia leader to 15 years imprisonment on Thursday for forgery and extortion. ... Full Report... Email Report

GREAT LAKES: Region yet to discuss rebel menace, 28/Oct/05
KAMPALA, 28 October (IRIN) - A meeting of representatives of the governments of Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda and Uganda on ways of handling foreign armed groups based in northeastern DRC did not take place on Thursday in Uganda as had been announced earlier,... Full Report... Email Report

 

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