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Mysterious killings in east DR Congo prompt anger at U.N. and...

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Rebecca Masika lives within a kilometre of two army bases and a U.N. peacekeepers' camp yet assailants crept into her town under...

DR Congo, UN troops fire live rounds amid protest against killings

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Congolese troops and United Nations peacekeepers fired live rounds to disperse hundreds of people protesting outside a U.N. base in the eastern...

UN Falco UAV crashes in DRC

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A Selex Falco unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) operated by the United Nations has crashed in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)....

DRC situation still fragile

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Two senior UN officials have warned that although the security situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has vastly improved since...

MONUSCO honours DRC peacekeepers

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The United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) has honoured the 159 soldiers who gave their...

U.N. seeks to locate followers of slain Congo warlord

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The U.N. mission in Democratic Republic of Congo is seeking to locate a group of militia fighters who surrendered to the Congolese...

Another year of operations authorised for UN Force Intervention Brigade

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Forty-eight hours after SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Commander-in-Chief, President Jacob Zuma, confirmed South Africa's continued commitment to the UN Force Intervention...

SANDF continental deployments extended

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That South Africa will continue to honour its commitments to continental peacekeeping and anti-piracy efforts comes in the form of three terse...

Jungle training for SANDF personnel headed to DRC

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The South African National Defence Force is using Port St Johns as a jungle warfare training facility in preparation for the deployment...

South African expertise and equipment again adds value to UN DRC...

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The South African contingent of the MONUSCO Force Intervention Brigade (FIB) has again proven its worth in the DRC with Rooivalk combat...

SA attack helicopters in renewed action in the DRC

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The United Nations (UN) called in two South African Air Force (SAAF) attack helicopters to strike rebel forces in the Democratic Republic...

Congo armed groups wielding machetes reportedly execute 70

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Armed groups wielding machetes have reportedly executed 70 people in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo "to spread terror", the...

Death toll from Congo arms depot blast rises to over 20

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The number of people known to have been killed by an explosion at an arms depot in Democratic Republic of Congo has...

U.N. surveillance drone in Congo crashes

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An unmanned aircraft used by U.N. peacekeepers in Democratic Republic of Congo crashed on Wednesday near the eastern town of Goma, sources...

At least 21, including a baby, killed in Congo’s east

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At least 21 people, including women and a baby, were killed over the weekend in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the U.N....

U.N. peacekeepers find arsenal of weapons left by Congo M23 rebels

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U.N. peacekeepers found an arsenal of weapons, including heavy caliber arms and enough ammunition to last a year, at the site of...

DRC drones take to the sky for the first time

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Another component of the UN's ongoing efforts to bring peace to the troubled DRC came into play today when UAVs were launched...

ISS: It may be too soon to celebrate the defeat of...

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It has been a good few weeks for Congolese President Joseph Kabila, the Congolese army, the UN Stabilisation Mission in the DRC...

First ever combat for Rooivalk

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After three decades of development and a development cost in excess of R8 billion, the South African designed and built Rooivalk attack...

Over 450 child soldiers recruited by DRC rebel groups – MONUSCO

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The UN peacekeeping mission in the DRC is "extremely concerned" about persistent reports of child recruitment by armed groups in the country...

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