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Six killed as rebels hit army posts in eastern DR Congo

At least three soldiers and three civilians have been killed in a rebel attack on the shores of Lake Edward in the Democratic Republic of Congo's restive east, civilian and military sources said on Friday.
Bosco Ntaganda

ICC prosecutor calls for conviction of ex-military leader in Congo sexual slavery case

The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Tuesday called on judges to convict a former Congo military leader on charges ranging from murder and rape to conscripting child soldiers and sexual slavery.

Cholera kills 40 Congolese in Uganda refugee camps

Cholera outbreak in overcrowded refugee camps in Uganda has killed about 40 people and infected more than 2,000 as health workers rush to stem the spread, aid agencies said on Thursday.

Six killed in DR Congo violence flareup

Six civilians were killed in attacks in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo where violence has claimed at least 130 lives since December, a local official said Saturday.

UN troops find 8 bodies after bloodshed in eastern DRC

UN peacekeepers have found eight decomposing bodies in a village in the volatile Ituri province of northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the agency told AFP on Friday.

Ethnic violence in DR Congo’s northeast displaces at least 60 000

Officials say violence in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo between the Hema community and the Lendu ethnic group has now killed at least 150 people and has forced more than 32 000 people to flee to Bunia, where humanitarian assistance is strained and the suffering are eager for improved conditions.

Dozens killed in troubled eastern DR Congo province

Dozens of people were killed overnight in several villages in DR Congo’s northeast province of Ituri, raising the toll of an ethnic conflict that has already caused tens of thousands to flee, officials said Tuesday.

UN: Thousands flee DR Congo fighting to Uganda

Over 22 000 refugees have fled fighting in Democratic Republic of Congo to neighbouring Uganda, violence that has left several dead and villages torched, the UN said on Tuesday.

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