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UN reports significant results against rebels in DR Congo

A joint military operation by UN and Congolese troops to rout rebel forces from their strongholds in the Ebola-hit northeast Democratic Republic of Congo has "achieved quite significant results" and is still under way, the UN peacekeeping chief said on Friday.

UN troops hurt in offensive against militia in east DR Congo

UN peacekeepers and Congolese troops have been wounded in an offensive against a militia in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the United Nations' mission to the country said on Thursday.
Joseph Kabila

UN chief commends Joseph Kabila for plan to step down as DRC President

The UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, has commended the President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Joseph Kabila’s decision not to stand in elections scheduled to take place on Dec. 23.

UN: Year of anti-Kabila protests in DRC leaves 47 dead

A government crackdown on demonstrations against President Joseph Kabila in Democratic Republic of Congo has led to the killing of 47 people in just over a year, a UN report seen by AFP said on Monday.

UN chief hails ‘progress’ in DR Congo to hold long-delayed vote

UN chief Antonio Guterres on Friday hailed "progress" towards holding long-delayed elections in Democratic Republic of Congo but criticised the government for brutally putting down demonstrations against President Joseph Kabila.

UN condemns DR Congo violence, wants elections on Dec 23

The UN Security Council condemned violence during nationwide protests in Democratic Republic of Congo last month against President Joseph Kabila's extended rule and called on all parties on Wednesday to ensure that a long-delayed presidential election takes place on December 23.

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Lawmaker inaugurates N300 million projects in Kaduna

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Rochas Okorocha donates new building to NLC

Governor Rochas Okorocha has handed over an office complex built and furnished by the state government to the state chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress, (NLC).

Swiss football riot injures five police officers

Five police officers have been injured in Switzerland during a post-match riot involving supporters of rival football clubs that also caused “massive” property damage, police said Sunday.

Four escape death as fuel tanker hits two tricycles in Yenagoa

Four persons have been critically injured in a ghastly motor accident involving a tanker laden with petrol and two commercial tricycles known as ”Keke NAPEP.”