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Military takes control of 2 provinces in eastern Congo

Two provinces in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo were in a "state of siege" on Thursday, on the orders of President...
A Congolese health worker administers ebola vaccine to a child at the Himbi Health Centre in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, July 17, 2019. Olivia Acland | Reuters

Congo declares end to 12th Ebola outbreak

The Democratic Republic of the Congo on Monday declared an end to its 12th Ebola outbreak. The Health Ministry in the vast central African nation...
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At least 10 dead in Congo protests against UN mission

At least 10 people have been killed during violent protests against the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the east of the Democratic Republic of...
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DRC authorities identify FDLR rebels responsible for Italian ambassador’s death

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Authorities of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on Monday evening identified rebels of the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR)...
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15 dead in flooding in eastern Congo

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At least 15 people have been killed after torrential rains in eastern Congo, an official said on Friday, with fears the death toll could...
HOPEFUL—The fuel could propel airplanes

18 dead in plane crash in DR Congo

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At least 18 people were killed in a plane crash in a peripheral area of Goma City, North Kivu province in eastern Democratic Republic...
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Rebel commander captured in east DR Congo

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Sabimana Iraguha alias Mugisha the Conqueror, who is a commander of the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR), was being sought for...
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15 soldiers, 37 rebels killed in eastern DR Congo

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Fifteen rebel fighters were captured, while different types of weapons were seized, said Maz Azukayi, spokesman for Sokola 2 operations in eastern Congo town...

Six killed, 23 missing in DR Congo boat accident

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The boat belonging to the North Kivu provincial government, was transporting 48 passengers. It capsized at around 9:20 a.m. (local time), near Taligeza locality...

Ugandan rebels attack army base in eastern DR Congo

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Civil society sources who spoke to Xinhua on phone said the rebels managed to occupy sections of Eringeti locality after fighting for over an...

Several injured in rebel attack in eastern DR Congo

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"The assailants injured ten people using machetes and stole property," Daniel Erabo, the civil society leader in the area told Xinhua. ...
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Eastern DR Congo village attacked by unknown assailants

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The sources told Xinhua by phone that on Tuesday morning, there was still confusion in the area due to heavy gunshots that could be...

3 killed as FDLR rebels attack village in eastern DR Congo

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Civil society groups in the region said three other people were kidnapped by the rebels during the attack. "The assailants fled...

DR Congo forces launch operation against ADF rebels

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Military sources in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) said the objective of the operation is to destroy the positions of this Ugandan...

Tensions calm down after rebels and DR Congo armed confrontation

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The interim military spokesman for Sokola 1 operation Mac Azukayi said after several hours of fighting, the army managed to push back fighters of...

DR Congo Pushes Rwandan Rebels Out Of Virunga Park

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The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo) army have expelled the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda rebels from Virunga national park,...