Bukavu

 
Wheels and deals in dusty Bukavu
Wheels and deals in dusty Bukavu
Bukavu, nestled on the southwest corner of Lake Kivu in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), has a major dust problem during the dry...
Rival DRC army factions clash
Rival DRC army factions clash
Rival factions in the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) post-war army fought gun battles in the vast nation's restive east on Saturday, killing...
Wave of violence in eastern DRC
Wave of violence in eastern DRC
Hutu militias have kidnapped at least 15 people in remote villages in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo in the past four days, demanding...
DRC calls for tougher moves on rebels
DRC calls for tougher moves on rebels
A top army official in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) called on Tuesday for "more dynamic" measures to disarm rebels and militias in...
DRC soldier killed by Rwandan rebels
DRC soldier killed by Rwandan rebels
A Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) soldier has been killed in the east of the vast central African country in an attack by Rwandan rebels, a DRC...
DRC deploys 3 000 soldiers to track Hutu rebels
DRC deploys 3 000 soldiers to track Hutu rebels
Three thousand troops of the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) regular army have deployed in the country's eastern Walungu area to stabilise a...
UN: DRC army, rebel general agree ceasefire
UN: DRC army, rebel general agree ceasefire
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) army and a renegade general have agreed to a United Nations-brokered ceasefire to halt more than a week of...
DRC rebel calls for truce as fighting worsens
DRC rebel calls for truce as fighting worsens
A dissident Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) general called for African mediation to broker a ceasefire in eastern DRC as fighting between his...
Soldiers quickly on trial for murder of DRC journalist
Soldiers quickly on trial for murder of DRC journalist
Two Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) soldiers went on trial before a military court hours after being arrested for the murder of a prominent...
Witness recounts horror of massacre in the DRC
Witness recounts horror of massacre in the DRC
A witness on Tuesday gave a gruesome account of how a massacre in the Democratic Republic of Congo took place last weekend, accusing the perpetrators of locking up innocent people and then burning them....
Thirty burnt alive in the DRC
Thirty burnt alive in the DRC
More than 30 civilians were burned alive when an armed gang herded them into their huts in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and set them...
Gold keeps war in the DRC on the boil
Gold keeps war in the DRC on the boil
In a haze of dust, wearing ear mufflers against the clang of machines, Lobano Kalimbiro smashes red rocks rich in tin ore with a metal hammer,...

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