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Congolese Express Doubts About UN Mission in DRC

VOA News - September 5, 2008

MONUC Peacekeepers - CongoThe United Nations Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUC) is cautioning that the country risks plunging into a full scale war between government forces and rebels loyal to reneged army general Laurent Nkunda. MONUC said there are ongoing pockets of skirmishes between government forces and the rebels in the restive North Kivu province despite a recently signed peace deal.
Kivu provinces: MONUC redoubles efforts for the implementation of the Acts of Engagement for peace

MONUC - September 4, 2008

Alan Doss and Apolinaire Malu MaluAt its weekly press conference of 3 September 2008, MONUC underlined that within the framework of the Amani Programme, it is essential that the Congolese armed groups in the Kivu provinces firmly remain “committed to the respect of the Acts which they signed. It is imperative that they implement it, and ensure that it is successful at all of it stages,” the UN mission insisted.
Eastern DR Congo Quiet After Burst of Violence

VOA News - August 29, 2008

Laurent KundaEastern Democratic Republic of Congo's restive North Kivu province is said to be quiet Friday after the worst outbreak of violence there in months. As VOA Correspondent Alisha Ryu reports from our East Africa Bureau in Nairobi, U.N. officials are working to maintain a fragile cease-fire signed between the government in Congo Kinshasa and Tutsi rebels.
Goma: Closure of Amani Programme Steering Committee meeting

MONUC - August 8, 2008

Monuc - Goma - AmaniIn an official statement, the Committee reminds the armed groups of their responsibility to unconditionally take part in the process, in accordance with the Goma Acts of Engagement. It proposes the immediate launching of the Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration programme.
Human Rights Watch: Peace Accord Fails to End Killing of Civilians

Human Rights Watch - July 21, 2008

Apolinaire Malu MaluThe killing and rape of civilians in the eastern province of North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of Congo continues at a horrifying rate despite the signing of a peace accord six months ago, Human Rights Watch said today. The agreement was supposed to stop such attacks.
UNHCR Suspending Operations in Eastern DRC

VOA News - June 7, 2008

UNHCRThe UN refugee agency (UNHCR) says it is suspending operations in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo following a deadly attack by rebels on a makeshift camp in the Rutshuru area of North Kivu province. The raid on Kinyandoni camp left at least nine people dead and scores wounded.
After two key deals, what progress towards peace in North Kivu?

IRIN - May 14, 2008

Nkunda soldiersTwo agreements signed since the end of 2007 offer some hope for an end to more than a decade of violence in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), even if fighting has continued and a lasting solution has yet to be found to the presence in the region of Rwandan Hutu rebels, according to analysts.
UNHCR Suspends Aid in DRC Province

VOA News - April 25, 2008

Great Lakes - Kivu provincesThe U.N. refugee agency says it has been forced to suspend a distribution of aid to displaced people in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo's North Kivu province because of renewed violence.
Fear, uncertainty deter North Kivu IDPs from going home

IRIN - March 26, 2008

Mugunga Camp - GomaHundreds of thousands of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in North Kivu Province in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are reluctant to go back to their villages for fear of attacks despite a truce signed in January between the government and various armed groups.
Reports of Looting in North Kivu as Rebels Suspend Participation in Congo Peace Conference

VOA News - January 10, 2008

Laurent NkundaRebels in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo say they have suspended their participation in a peace conference in war torn North Kivu province until extra security measures are taken. A spokesman for delegates representing renegade General Laurent Nkunda claims that one of their delegates was threatened with arrest.







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