|Refugees to return to Equateur Province|
IRIN - April 7, 2005
Although conflicts continue to smoulder in parts of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), most refugees could soon return to their homes in Equateur Province, in the northwest of the country.
|Boat capsizes, killing 16|
IRIN - March 21, 2005
Sixteen people died on Saturday in the western province of Equateur, in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), after a boat capsized on the River Congo in Lukolela Territory, about 200 km from the provincial capital of Mbandaka, a local official told IRIN.
|IDPs in Equateur province begin returning home|
IRIN - January 3, 2005
The first of thousands of displaced people in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)'s Equateur province returned home as part of a pilot project being undertaken jointly by the government and the UN.
|High death rates in prisons due to malnutrition|
IRIN - December 17, 2004
More than 50 inmates died in prisons across the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) during 2004 as a result of malnutrition, according to a report issued on Thursday by the justice system support unit of the UN peacekeeping mission in the DRC, known as MONUC.