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DR Congo: Many left homeless amid volcanic eruption

At least five deaths have been reported while people were evacuating and fleeing to safety but officials are yet confirm those reports. Houses were destroyed in the city due to the disaster which occurred 10km (six miles) from Goma. Rwandan authorities said about 3,000 people had officially crossed from Goma. – – Tom Peyre-Costa, from the Norwegian Refugee Council in… Read More
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DR Congo plane crash kills at least 24 people

At least 24 people have been killed in a plane crash on Sunday in Goma in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. There are fears the death toll could rise as rescue efforts continue to recover bodies. Those killed include residents on the ground, according to Congolese officials. Local media reported that the small aircraft went down in the Mapendo neighbourhood… Read More

North Kivu: Rwandan troops reported to Nyiragongo occupied by M23

 Soldiers of the Rwandan army (Rwanda Defense Force) entered the DRC Wednesday, December 12, through two border crossings and Kasizi Kanyanja, north of Goma, Nyiragongo territory (North Kivu). This territory is currently occupied by the M23 rebels. The inhabitants of this entity expressed concern over the presence of Rwandan army in their territory. According to local sources, the Rwandans were… Read More

Lie: An order from President Kagame of Rwanda

By: Jennifer Fierberg, MSW Rwandan National Congress (RNC) Speaks on Rwanda’s issues in the CongoThe last few weeks have seen the Central Africa region, particularly the Congo and Rwanda; face many dualities of challenges; from the sentencing of warlords at the ICC to new rebel groups surfacing in the Congo. A central player in all of this has, once again,... Read More