|UN mission reports early success in demobilization efforts in eastern DR Congo|
UN News Centre - February 12, 2007
|The United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has reported early successes in the disarmament campaign it is carrying out around the town of Beni, close to the country's eastern border with Uganda.|
|Early Congo election results show president winning eastern cities|
Monuc/AP - August 8, 2006
|Congo President Joseph Kabila overwhelmingly won a main eastern city, according to the first citywide results to be compiled from the vast Central African nation's July 30 vote.|
|Security concerns in a "democracy without democrats"|
IRIN - March 16, 2006
Elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are a near certainty, despite the obstacles that threaten a smooth transition to democracy. What is largely uncertain, however, is how stable the country will be in the aftermath of the polls.
|Interview with Jean-Marie Guéhenno|
IRIN - March 14, 2006
During a nine-day working visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo which began on 6 March, Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Jean-Marie Guéhenno, spoke to IRIN in Kinshasa about security concerns for a peaceful run of a general election on 18 June. Following are excerpts of that interview on 9 March.
|UN Says 39 Killed in UN-Congolese Clashes With Ugandan Rebels|
VOA News - December 26, 2005
The United Nations reports heavy fighting between Ugandan rebels and a joint U.N.-Congolese force in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
|170,000 get clean drinking water|
IRIN - October 12, 2005
A humanitarian aid association, Solidarités, launched on Wednesday a drinking water distribution network for 170,000 people in North Kivu Province in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
|Foreign rebel groups ignore deadline to leave|
IRIN - September 29, 2005
Some 400 Ugandan rebel Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) who in September crossed from Sudan to the Garamba National Park in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are the latest of several foreign groups which the government says must leave the country by Friday or face serious consequences.
|Claims of army desertion, rebellion in the east denied|
IRIN - September 15, 2005
Reports that troops are defecting in large numbers to join a dissident former general fermenting a rebellion in the northeast of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) were refuted by an army spokesman in Kinshasa as well as by a letter purportedly written by the ex-general, Laurent Nkunda.
|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.
|Uncooperative fighters will be hunted down, MONUC says|
IRIN - April 1, 2005
Militiamen in Congo's Ituri District who failed to comply with a UN ultimatum to disarm will be hunted down, Gen Jean-Francois Collot d'Escury, chief of staff of the UN Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUC), has said.