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  1. DRC Arrests FDLR Chief Of Staff, Refuses To Extradite HimRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Abiwacu

    MONUSCO officials take details of a supposed FDLR combatant. The militia group hands over severely sick, old or injured combatants Congolese national intelligence agency ANR has arrested Brig.

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  2. Red Cross Workers Kidnapped in Congo by Suspected RebelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 3 | Voice of America

    Three Red Cross staff members have been kidnapped in eastern Congo in an attack blamed by a rights group on Rwandan rebels. The abductions were confirmed on Tuesday in a tweet from Dominik Stillhart, the Red Cross's director of operations, who added: "We're doing everything we can to bring them back home safely."

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  3. One of Africa's most active volcanoes shows new signs of lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | USA Today

    In the early morning of Feb. 29, park officials, tourists and locals near Mount Nyiragongo in the Democratic Republic of Congo heard an unfamiliar sound: rumbling. One of Africa's most active volcanoes shows new signs of life In the early morning of Feb. 29, park officials, tourists and locals near Mount Nyiragongo in the Democratic Republic of Congo heard an unfamiliar sound: rumbling.

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  4. Three Red Cross workers kidnapped in Congo by suspected rebelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Times of India

    The Red Cross centre in Congo confirmed that 3 of its aides, working as drivers have been kidnapped by Rawandan rebels in a show of protest against the establishment and constant US aid in the country. the African country has been struggling with the multi pronged troubles of hunger, famines and militia attacks.

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  5. Congo rebels kidnap three Red Cross workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Cyprus Weekly

    Three Red Cross staff members have been kidnapped in eastern Congo in an attack blamed by a rights group on Rwandan rebels. The abductions were confirmed on Tuesday in a tweet from Dominik Stillhart, the Red Cross's director of operations, who added: "We're doing everything we can to bring them back home safely."

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  6. Darfur, Rwanda and Now BurundiRead the original story

    Tuesday | The New York Observer

    Indian peacekeepers of the Monusco, the UN mission in DRC, patrol on March 11, 2014 on a road near Tongo, some 45 km north of Goma. In the sanctuary of a beautiful Upper West Side synagogue there is a large banner that reads, "Remember Darfur."

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  7. In pictures: Africa this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 22 | New Vision

    Uruguayan Monusco Major Marcelo Techera hugs a toddler at the Tulizeni center orphanage during a farewell party for the Uruguayan MONUSCO soldiers in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday On Wednesday, Kenya Wildlife Services rangers piled up elephant ivory onto a pyre on April at Nairobi's national park in preparation for a historic burning of tonnes of ivory, rhino-horn and other confiscated wildlife trophies. Kenya on April 30, 2016 will burn approximately 105 tonnes of confiscated ivory, almost all of the country's total stockpile.

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  8. Ban highlights need to fight - genocide ideology,' as UN reflects on 1994 atrocities in RwandaRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 16 | United Nations

    Rwandan refugees, who fled the genocide, returning in July 1994 from Goma, Zaire, . UN Photo/John Isaac 11 April 2016 – At an event marking the International Day of Reflection on the Genocide in Rwanda , United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said the only way to prevent genocide and other "egregious" violations of human rights is to acknowledge shared responsibility and commit to shared action to protect those at risk.

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  9. Africa adventurer spends night inside Active Volcano in CongoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 15 | Daily Mail

    That's in-tents! Adventurer spends the night camping inside an ACTIVE VOLCANO... and even manages to cook his dinner on the super-heated rocks Chris, 24, not only slept in his tent inside the volcano but cooked curry and rice on the super-heated rocks Mount Nyiragongo has a 1.2 km diameter summit crater containing the world's largest and most active lava lake An intrepid explorer has risked life and limb by camping inside an active volcano in Africa right next to a bubbling lava lake. Chris Horsley, from Ormskirk in Lancashire, embarked on the expedition to Mount Nyiragongo in Congo with Geoff Mackley and Bradley Ambrose.

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  10. Rwanda Secures Back Its Land, Congolese Families Asked To LeaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | Ibidukikije

    A joint commission on border demarcation has asked 190 Congolese families to vacate an area that has officially been declared to be part of Rwanda. The Congolese government is responsible for their compensation.

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  11. Uganda: Rwanda Rebel Arrested in KampalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 6 | AllAfrica.com

    Mr Fred Enanga, the police spokesperson, said Maj Anani's arrest came after he had gone to the office seeking to be registered as an asylum seeker. "In the course of interviewing him, it was discovered that in the year 2000, Maj Anan joined FDRL and has allegedly been visiting different refugee camps in Uganda purposely to recruit refugees into their ranks," Mr Enanga said.

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  12. Congo-Kinshasa: Children Held in Remote Military PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 5 | AllAfrica.com

    The Congolese military is unlawfully detaining at least 29 children in dire conditions in northwest Democratic Republic of Congo. The authorities allege that the boys, ages 15 to 17, were members of a rebel armed group, and have held them in a military prison in Angenga since apprehending them in eastern Congo in the first half of 2015.

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  13. Security improves Congo-Rwanda business operationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 5 | Uburenganzira

    Congolese nationals living and doing business in Rusizi district in western Rwanda have hailed the amount of security and peace they get despite the long history of political instability between Rwanda and DR Congo. The 500 Congolese nationals operating under a business group- Association des Congolais Residant au Rwanda say that the security in the area has enabled them to do business without fear of political issues surrounding both communities.

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  14. 16 dead as army clashes with rebels in DR CongoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | New Vision

    Four Congolese soldiers and 12 rebels have been killed in three days of clashes in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the military said on Tuesday. The violence, which began on Sunday, pitted the army against the Congo-based Rwandan FDLR militia and two groups of Mai-Mai rebels, army spokesman Captain Guillaume Djike told AFP.

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  15. 16 dead as army clashes with rebels in DR CongoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | The Peninsula

    Few hawkers gather at an empty market as a "dead city" strike is called by five defeated opposition candidates to protest the re-election of President Denis Sassou Nguesso, in Brazzaville on March 29, 2016. / AFP / MARCO LONGARI Goma, DR Congo: Four Congolese soldiers and 12 rebels have been killed in three days of clashes in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the military said on Tuesday.

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  16. Mount Nyiragongo showing signs of imminent eruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | New Vision

    The active volcano has recently released magma from one hole to another of two kilometers that form smoke on the top of it. Rwanda Red Cross has warned of a possible Nyiragongo volcano eruption in the near future, the country's daily The New Times has reported.

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  17. Pharmacist arrested for attempting to bribe local leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | Uburenganzira

    Police in Nyagatare District is holding a man accused of attempting to bribe a local leader, who was following up his alleged medical-related business, without qualifications. Valens Habyarimana, who owns a pharmacy in Tabagwe Sector, was arrested red-handed on March 21 while offering a bribe of Rwf100, 000 to the sector executive secretary.

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  18. Africa/Dr Congo - Adorno father seriously injured in a road ambush in the northeastRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | Fides News

    A priest of the Order of the Clerics Regular Minor was seriously injured in a road ambush yesterday, Sunday, March 20, in Katwiguru, 30 km from Rutshuru in North Kivu, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. Father Jonas carries out his pastoral service in the parish in Nyamilima.

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  19. .com | Deadly clashes in oldest Congo wildlife reserveRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | News24

    Two park rangers and five militiamen were killed in clashes in Africa's oldest wildlife reserve, the Democratic Republic of Congo's Virunga National Park famed for its mountain gorillas, the army said on Monday. "Two park rangers were killed" on Saturday in a joint attack by the Mai-Mai militia and fighters from the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda , an ethnic Hutu militia based in eastern DRC, Captain Guillaume Djike, an army spokesperson in the region, told AFP.

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  20. From our Archives: UN works to protect great apes, habitat in DR CongoRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2016 | United Nations

    Gorillas have becomes an endangered species. In recent decades gorilla populations have been affected by habitat loss, disease and poaching as is the case in the DRC.

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