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DR Congo: clashes between FARDC and Raïa Mutomboki slow activity

Source: Radio Okapi

Economic activity has slowed down in Shabunda center, south-west of Bukavu, South Kivu due to ongoing conflict in the area. In the north-east of the city, stores, shops and small markets are closed, and the neighborhood satnds emptied of all of its inhabitants. 86 more words

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DR Congo: suspicion of an alleged recovery of M23 Rubaya

Source: Radio Okapi

 

The former M23 rebel movement may be in the process of recovering more than three monthsafter its collapse. The new formation is believed to be congregating about 60 miles northeast of Goma (North Kivu). 207 more words

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RDC : mort du chef de l'armée au Nord-Kivu après un malaise

Le général Lucien Bahuma, chef de l’armée congolaise pour la région troublée du Nord-Kivu, est mort dans la nuit de samedi à dimanche en Afrique du Sud après avoir fait un malaise à l’étranger, a indiqué à l’AFP le ministre congolais de la Défense, Alexandre Luba Ntambo. 210 more words

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DR Congo and Rwanda begin the demarcation of common border

Source: Radio Okapi

New efforts of boundary demarcation between Rwanda and the DRC launched Tuesday, August 26 between North Kivu and Rubavu district in Rwanda. A mixed DRC-Rwanda commission runs the project in accordance with the main recommendation of the bipartisan Rwanda-DRC meeting on the question of the border limits, held from 5 to 9 last August in Goma. 143 more words

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DR Congo: three killed in armed attacks in South Kivu

Source: Radio Okapi

Seven attacks by groups of highwaymen were recorded in the past three weeks on the number 5 national road in the Ruzizi plain, which connects the town of Bukavu to the city of Uvira in South Kivu. 146 more words

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DR Congo: fighting between FARDC and rebel FNL in three locations in South Kivu

Source: Radio Okapi

The Armed Forces of the DRC (FARDC) and the Burundian rebel National Liberation Front (FNL) have been reported to be fighting since Thursday, August 21 in the towns of Kazimwe, Kisanga and Muhungu in Muhungu group in South Kivu. 137 more words

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22 Kanama 2014: Imyaka 20 irashize Operation Turquoise yaje gutabara abajenosideri mu Rwanda irangiye

Na: Tom Ndahiro

Uyu mwaka twibutse ku nshuro ya 20 jenoside yakorewe Abatutsi mu Rwanda. Hanabaye kwizihiza ku nshuro ya 20 kwibohora. 547 more words

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