|170,000 get clean drinking water|
IRIN - October 12, 2005
A humanitarian aid association, SolidaritÚs, launched on Wednesday a drinking water distribution network for 170,000 people in North Kivu Province in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
|Army to start expelling foreign fighters on 30 September|
IRIN - September 8, 2005
The army of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will on 30 September begin using force to expell all foreign rebel fighters in the country, a spokesman for President Joseph Kabila said on Thursday.
|UN says it needs an extra US $190 million for polls|
IRIN - July 14, 2005
UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan has issued a two-page report to the Security Council in which he gave details of almost US $190 million in additional costs the UN requires to support upcoming elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
|Elections: sufficient funds to finance vote|
MISNA - July 12, 2005
The donor nations, convened yesterday in Brussels to collect funds to finance the first elections of the Democratic Republic of Congo, contributed another 100-million Euro.
|Donors agree to provide €85 million more for polls|
IRIN - July 12, 2005
European donors and the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo committed themselves on Tuesday to provide an additional €85 million ($100 million) for democratic elections in the central African country, but officials say more money is still needed.
|EU to insert experts into national defence|
IRIN - May 3, 2005
The European Union (EU) announced on Monday it would be assigning EU military and security advisers to posts within various key security sections of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)'s administration, including the private office of the minister of defence
|Insecurity creates food shortages in Ituri|
IRIN - April 4, 2005
Once renowned for its food production, Djugu, a territory in Ituri, is rapidly degenerating into a food-deficit zone, according to local agriculture experts and UN agencies.
|Call for judicial reform, justice for rape victims|
IRIN - March 8, 2005
The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and international donors must take urgent steps to reform the country's legal system and ensure justice for victims of sexual violence, the international advocacy group, Human Rights Watch (HRW), said on Monday in a new report.