Tag: North Kivu

DRC appoints its first-ever female prime minister as violence surges in country’s east

April 2, 2024

The Democratic Republic of Congo's former planning minister Judith Suminwa Tuluka has been appointed as the African nation’s first-ever female prime minister amid worsening security ... Read More

US slams Rwanda for supporting M23 rebels, Kigali rejects to pull out troops, missiles from east DRC

February 20, 2024

The United States has expressed concern about the escalating violence in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) caused the “Rwanda-backed” armed group M23 and ... Read More

DRC hopes to leverage SADC regional forces to push back M23 rebels

January 18, 2024

The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is reportedly hoping soldiers from the 10-nation Southern African Development Community (SADC) will help it regain ... Read More

Eleven killed in “M23 attacks” in DRC’s North Kivu province

July 17, 2023

At least 11 people were killed Sunday in Democratic Republic of Congo’s province of North Kivu, in the attacks attributed to rebel group M23. The ... Read More

UN peacekeeper killed in attack in DRC as East Africa leaders renew call for ceasefire

February 6, 2023

A United Nations peacekeeper from South Africa was killed in an attack on a helicopter in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Sunday (5 ... Read More

Congo: thousands flee advance of M23 rebels near key city of Goma

November 16, 2022

With fighting between the Congolese army and M23 rebels moving closer to the key city of Goma, thousands of people have been displaced, plunging this ... Read More

Troops, M23 rebels clash in eastern DRC as East Africa bloc announces peace talks

November 15, 2022

Congolese troops and M23 rebels traded heavy fire in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Monday (14 November), just as East African leaders a ... Read More

Ebola cases, fatalities rise in Uganda, as DR Congo declares end to latest outbreak

September 28, 2022

The 15th outbreak of Ebola disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) comes to an end as neighboring Uganda races to tackle a virus ... Read More

Kenya sends troops to East of DR Congo as part of regional forces

September 27, 2022

Kenya has deployed forces in the East of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) as part of regional mobilization to help end activities of rebel ... Read More

DRC’s protests: 15 people killed in Congo’s east amid anti-UN demonstrations

July 27, 2022

The death toll following the protests against a United Nations peacekeeping force in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo this Tuesday (26 July) rose to 15. ... Read More