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  1. Africa/Dr Congo - Father Apollinaire Malumalu has died, organizer of...Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Fides News

    "A shocking news that troubles us strongly. The death of Father Malumalu is one of the greatest difficulties that the DRC has to overcome.

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  2. Alphamin Announces Updated Feasibility Study with Improved Project...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Market Wire

    Alphamin Resources Corp. is pleased to report on the results of an update to its Feasibility Study for its 80.75% owned Bisie Tin Project located in the Walikale Territory of the North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo . The Updated Feasibility Study updates the Original Feasibility Study and is based on an increase in Bisie's Mineral Resources.

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  3. June 23 1994: The Day French Troops Entered RwandaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | News of Rwanda

    Gaspard Nteziryimana received military training from French soldiers so as to be a member of the "red bands", a group of auxiliaries of the French soldiers. After being assaulted by the Interahamwe and left for dead because he had hidden Tutsis, the French soldiers forced him to accuse the RPF while they were filming his declarations.

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  4. New Bujumbura: Where Burundians have sought refugeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | Daily Monitor

    Commemorating World Refugee Day. As the world prepares to commemorate the International Refugee Day on Monday June 20, Daily Monitor in partnership with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees will run a series of stories to highlight the state of refugees in Uganda and the humanitarian response.

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  5. UN-Congolese operation sees 29 Ugandan rebels killedRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 15 | Newstime Africa

    BENI, Democratic Republic of Congo - An operation between the Congolese army and UN peacekeepers has resulted in the deaths of 29 Ugandan rebels in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo , the local military said late Tuesday. Backed by helicopters, Congolese and UN troops have taken 10 Allied Democratic Forces fighters prisoner and captured rebel positions in North Kivu since the operation began in mid-May, Lt.

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  6. Briefing - who's who in Burundi's armed oppositionRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 7 | IRIN

    A year after President Pierre Nkurunziza controversially decided to stand for a third term in office in Burundi, more than 1,150 people have died in political violence, according to conflict tracking NGO ACLED . Burundi is becoming increasingly polarised - with a growing armed opposition, the disappearances of government opponents, torture, summary detentions, and state control of public media.

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  7. Concern after Burundi arrests radio journalistRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 6 | The China Post

    A Burundian journalist was arrested over the weekend and handed over to the dreaded secret service, witnesses and his colleagues said Monday, expressing fears over his well-being. Egide Ndayisenga from Bonisha FM, a leading radio station, was arrested on Sunday morning in the northwestern city of Cibitoke, a witness said.

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  8. Burundi journalist arrested, feared tortured, radio saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 6 | The Washington Post

    BUJUMBURA, Burundi - A Burundian journalist has been arrested by the country's dreaded National Intelligence Service, and it is feared he is being tortured, the director of an independent radio station said Monday. Egide Ndayisenga of Bonesha FM was arrested Sunday while visiting friends in Western Cibitoke Province, Patrick Nduwimana said.

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  9. .com | Concern after Burundi arrests journalistRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 6 | News24

    Nairobi A Burundian journalist was arrested over the weekend and handed over to the dreaded secret service, witnesses and his colleagues said on Monday, expressing fears over his well-being. Egide Ndayisenga from Bonisha FM, a leading radio station, was arrested on Sunday morning in the northwestern city of Cibitoke, a witness said.

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  10. Opinion: Democracy can end violence in DR CongoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 4 | CNN

    People displaced from their villages rummage through the ashes of their burnt homes in the North Kivu province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in February 2016. Around 20 people were killed and 40 wounded in one weekend's violence, the spokesperson for the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, Cecile Pouilly, said in a statement .

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  11. 'Only democracy can end the violence in the Congo'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | CNN

    People displaced from their villages rummage through the ashes of their burnt homes in the North Kivu province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in February 2016. Around 20 people were killed and 40 wounded in one weekend's violence, the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Cecile Pouilly said in a statement .

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  12. .com | DRC, UN take on rebels in North KivuRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | News24

    A Congolese official says at least 23 rebels have been killed in an operation launched in May to combat rebels in the North Kivu province. North Kivu governor Julien Paluku said on Thursday the joint UN and military operation in Beni has also led to the capture of five rebels, rocket launchers and bombs.

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  13. Congo and UN campaign kills 23 rebels in North KivuRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A Congolese official says at least 23 rebels have been killed in an operation launched in May to combat rebels in the North Kivu province. North Kivu governor Julien Paluku said Thursday the joint U.N. and military operation in Beni has also led to the capture of five rebels, rocket launchers and bombs.

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  14. Unknown armed group kills retired Burundian military officer Colonel Lucien RufyiriRead the original story

    May 25, 2016 | Mail & Guardian

    A day after the first round of the inter-Burundian peace talks to address the country's year-long crisis ended on Tuesday, an unknown armed group killed a retired officer of the Burundian army in the capital Bujumbura. "The car of Colonel Lucien Rufyiri, a Tutsi from the Ex-Burundian Forces Army, was attacked in an ambush by armed persons in front of his residence in Ngagara Zone", said a neighbour who said he also heard many gunshots on Wednesday.

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  15. Army colonel shot dead in Burundi capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | The Peninsula

    The body of retired Burundian army colonel Rufyiri Lucien lies on the ground in Ngagara neighbourhood in Bujumbura, Burundi May 25, 2016. REUTERS/Evrard Ngendakumana BUJUMBURA, Burundi: Gunmen shot dead a retired Burundian army colonel and injured his child in the Burundian capital Bujumbura Wednesday morning as the country continues to reel under its year-long security and political crises.

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  16. Burundi: 3 killed in violence linked to president's new termRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | The Brownsville Herald

    Gunmen killed three people including a retired army colonel, in continuing violence associated with President Pierre Nkurunziza's extended time in power, an official and a relative of the deceased said Wednesday. Unknown gunmen killed retired army Col.

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  17. Retired Burundian officer killed amid tension over presidencyRead the original story

    May 25, 2016 | Reuters

    A retired Burundian army colonel was shot dead in Bujumbura on Wednesday, police said, victim of escalating violence between President Pierre Nkurunziza's security forces and opponents who say his re-election for a third term in July was illegal. A new round of peace talks was launched in the Tanzanian city of Arusha at the weekend, after previous discussions in Burundi and Uganda over the past year collapsed or stalled.

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  18. BurundiRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2016 | State Department

    One of the poorest countries in the world, Burundi is a small, francophone, densely populated central African nation bordering Lake Tanganyika, Rwanda, Tanzania, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Ten years after emerging from a brutal civil war into a transitional democracy, Burundi remains a fragile country with a tenuous security situation.

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  19. Burundi: UN probe completes on-the-ground deployment of human rights monitorsRead the original story

    May 24, 2016 | United Nations

    Relatives of a student killed in the Jabe neighbourhood of Bujumbura, mourn at home in the Burundian capital. Photo: Phil Moore/IRIN 24 May 2016 – The United Nations Independent Investigation in Burundi, which was set up to investigate human rights violations in the country since April 2015, said today it has completed the deployment of a team of human rights monitors on the ground.

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  20. Mapisa-Nqakula: Here's the facts about Burundian womanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | Iol.co.za

    The Minister of Defence and Military Veterans Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on Monday said "she was saddened" by the Sunday Times report alleging she that transported a young Burundian woman into the country unlawfully and that in the process, she abused state resources. In a detailed statement issued by the Ministry of Defence and Military Veterans, Mapisa-Nqakula said the report was a "deliberate attempt to twist the facts in this matter".

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