|Expulsions mark rising tensions over resources
IRIN - October 28, 2010
|Angola's "very violent" expulsion of about 200 Democratic Republic of Congo nationals from its territory this month is a sign of the increasing "bad blood" between the neighbours that analysts believe revolves around border demarcations and conflicting claims to resources, particularly oil.
|Thousands flee LRA attacks in northeast
IRIN - May 29, 2009
|Fresh attacks by Ugandan rebels in northeast Democratic Republic of Congo have displaced more than 12,000 civilians, according to aid officials. The Lord's Resistance Army burned a dozen houses, stole sheeting provided by aid workers, as well as clothes. They even kidnapped some people," said Aroon Sambia, head of civil society in Dungu territory.
|Bandundu: UN brings aid to Congolese deportees from Angola
MONUC - June 12, 2008
|At its weekly press conference of 11 June 2008, MONUC said that it was facilitating the transport of a UN multi-agency team to the territory of Kasong-Lunda, Bandundu province, to bring much needed emergency kits and to evaluate the humanitarian and security situation of over 20,000 Congolsese deported from Angola.
|Rape on the rise in North Kivu, as fighting displaces 70,000
IRIN - February 10, 2006
Incidents of rape have risen sharply along the Kanyabayonga-Kayna road in the Democratic Republic of Congo's North Kivu Province, where fighting between the army and renegade soldiers has displaced at least 70,000 people, according to humanitarian workers.