ARTICLES RELATING TO MONUSCO

Hutu rebels melt into forest in face of DRC offensive

2015-03-22 22:04

A DRC army offensive against Rwandan Hutu rebels may be advancing rapidly, but many fear it is failing in its main objective of disarming them as the fighters melt away into the forest.

DRC must end threat of Hutu rebels - US envoy

2015-02-25 09:37

The government of the DRC "owes it to its people" to end the threat posed by Rwandan Hutu rebels hiding in its eastern provinces, the outgoing US special envoy says.

DRC launches offensive against Hutu rebels

2015-02-24 18:24

The army of the DRC has launched an assault against Rwandan Hutu rebels in the volatile east of the country, military and official sources say.

Heavy fighting in northeast DRC

2015-01-15 19:54

Heavy fighting is taking place in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo between the Congolese army and a rebel militia following a breakdown of talks.

UN ramps up pressure on DRC over rebel offensive

2015-01-09 14:16

The UN Security Council has urged President Joseph Kabila to sign a military plan for a joint offensive with UN troops to drive out Hutu rebels in eastern DRC.

UN looks at leaner force in DRC

2015-01-06 19:41

The UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is calling for a cut of 2 000 troops in its force in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the UN’s biggest peacekeeping mission.

African leaders mull action against Hutu rebels in DRC

2015-01-05 07:50

African heads of state are set to meet later this month to decide how to disarm Rwandan Hutu rebels ravaging the troubled east of DRC.

36 hacked to death in DRC

2014-12-07 19:48

Suspected Ugandan rebels in the eastern DRC have hacked 36 people to death with machetes and axes, as an outcry grew against the failure of the army and UN peacekeepers to stop a repeat of such massacres.

Army tracks DRC massacre rebels

2014-11-26 20:42

The Congolese army is searhing for suspected Ugandan rebels in villages in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, following the massacre of around 100 people.

Army clashes with 'rebels' blamed for DRC massacres

2014-11-04 13:27

The Congolese army clashed Monday with suspected Ugandan rebels blamed for two massacres in the town of Beni in the volatile east of Democratic Republic of Congo, a senior official said.

 

Villagers flee as DRC army pursues rebels

2015-02-26 19:41

Fearful villagers have been fleeing their homes in eastern DRC as the army pursues Rwandan Hutu rebels in a new offensive.

Army attacks DRC rebels on its own

2015-02-24 21:26

Government forces have launched strikes against Rwandan Hutu rebels in Democratic Republic of Congo in the first combat since last month's announcement of a campaign to stamp out the group without Monusco support.

DRC rejects UN ultimatum

2015-02-05 21:17

The DRC has rejected a United Nations ultimatum for two tainted generals leading an offensive against Rwandan rebels in the country's east to be replaced.

Talks for action against Hutu rebels in DRC called off

2015-01-12 17:01

A summit of African leaders slated for Luanda this week to decide on action against Rwandan Hutu rebels in the DRC who refuse to disarm has been cancelled, Angola says.

Activists urge govt to arrest fugitive DRC warlord

2015-01-07 11:11

Human Rights Watch has called for determined efforts to bring warlord Ntabo Ntaberi Sheka to justice for mass rape in the DRC four years after authorities ordered his detention.

UN troops prepare offensive against DRC rebels

2015-01-06 14:04

The UN troops in the DRC are taking up positions to support a planned offensive against Hutu rebels in the east after they ignored a deadline to surrender, a UN spokesperson says.

UN warns of long fight against DRC militants

2014-12-10 21:51

The head of the UN mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo has warned of a long battle ahead to stop militants who have hacked over 250 people to death.

DRC detains 6 UN peacekeepers

2014-11-27 08:46

Congolese authorities have detained six members of a Ukrainian aviation crew working for the UN peacekeeping force after Congolese military uniforms were found in their luggage.

DRC massacres - 200 arrested

2014-11-05 20:13

Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have arrested 200 suspects in connection with massacres in the troubled east of the country that left over 100 dead.

DRC crowd kills man, eats him

2014-10-31 21:06

A crowd stoned to death a young man in northeast DRC before burning and eating his corpse.

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