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Leaders meet over peace, development and humanitarian crises

IRIN - December 14, 2006

Joseph Kabila meet with other Great Lakes region head of states in Nairobi, KenyaThe humanitarian crises precipitated by numerous civil wars in Africa's Great Lakes region can best be mitigated by consolidating peace and political stability to promote development, leaders at a summit in Nairobi said on Thursday."We need to consolidate the delicate equation of peace and security, and begin to direct our energies towards reconstruction and development," Kenya's President Mwai Kibaki, the incoming Chairman of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region, said.
UN says no sign of LRA in the east, UN Mission says

IRIN - November 10, 2005

Reports that Ugandan Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) fighters have returned to eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have not yet been substantiated, according to the military spokesman for the UN Mission in the DRC (MONUC).


Security Council mission warns of sanctions against armed groups

IRIN - November 9, 2005

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 (DRC).


UN Security Council team visits five countries

IRIN - November 4, 2005

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 (DRC), Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda.


Region yet to discuss rebel menace

IRIN - October 28, 2005

A meeting of representatives of the governments of Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), 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, a Ugandan government official said.


Army says Ugandan rebels flee back into Sudan

IRIN - October 7, 2005

The 400 Ugandan rebels from the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) who in September sought refuge in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have been forced back across the border, a Congolese army spokesman said on Friday in Kinshasa.


Kampala dismisses Congo's call for sanctions

IRIN - October 5, 2005

Uganda's foreign minister, Sam Kutesa, dismissed on Wednesday a demand for UN sanctions against his country made a day earlier by the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).


Army deploys 2,000 troops to disarm LRA rebels

IRIN - October 5, 2005

The army of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has begun deploying at least 2,000 men to the northeastern town of Aba near the Sudan border to disarm 400 Ugandan Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebels who recently entered the country.


Kinshasa says it will resist any foreign invasion

IRIN - September 30, 2005

The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) said on Friday its army would resist any invasion by foreign forces.


Disarm LRA rebels, Museveni tells Kinshasa and MONUC

IRIN - September 30, 2005

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said on Thursday the Congolese government and the UN mission there known as MONUC must, in two months, disarm Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebels who recently crossed into eastern Congo or his army would do so.









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