|Congo Army Takes Control of Kibumba After Fighting With M23 Rebels Resumes
Radio Okapi - October 25, 2013
|DR Congo's army took control of the center of Kibumba on Friday after fighting broke out early in the morning with M23 rebels. The area had been completely occupied by the rebels before the fighting began in the territory of Nyiragongo, in North Kivu province.
|U.S. Sanctions Rwanda Over Use of Child Soldiers by M23 Rebels
Radio Okapi - October 4, 2013
|U.S. authorities announced on Thursday that they have sanctioned Rwanda over the recruitment of child soldiers by the M23 rebels operating in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. The United Nations and rights groups have accused Kigali of supporting the rebels.
|M23 Rebels Kill, Rape Civilians in Eastern Congo: Human Rights Watch
Human Rights Watch - July 22, 2013
|M23 rebels have summarily executed at least 44 people and raped at least 61 women and girls since March 2013 in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. Local residents and rebel deserters reported recent forced recruitment of men and boys by the M23 in both Rwanda and Congo.
|M23 Rebels in Disarray in Eastern Congo, Says Government Spokesman
Radio Okapi - July 19, 2013
|Lambert Mende said that the M23 rebels supported by Rwanda were in disarray in North Kivu province. He warned, however, that “winning a battle does not mean winning the war” and called on the military to continue to fight to win the war.
|North Kivu: Nyamulagira volcano erupts, nearby populations safe
MONUC - January 2, 2010
|The eruption, which was still in progress at 5 pm local time, on January 2, has not, so far, caused any human casualties or damages on human settlements, the lava flowing down from a vertical fissure on the South Eastern slope of the volcano, heading South and South West towards a non populated area of the Virunga National Park.
|Ten millionth tree planted in Congo's gorilla habitat
WWF - November 26, 2007
|WWF and Congolese authorities are celebrating the ten millionth tree planted around Virunga National Park in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), a crucial habitat for the endangered mountain gorilla.