Blast In Eastern Congo Injures 32 UN Soldiers

AFRICANGLOBE - Over 30 UN soldiers were hurt in a blast which hit the eastern Congolese city of Goma, Tuesday morning. The 32 peacekeepers from India were part of the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO).

Probe Into Civilian Deaths in DR Congo As Fighting Continues

Fighting is continuing between DR Congo national forces and the M23 rebels. MONUSCO forces continue to support the efforts of FARDC with all the means at its disposal. According to the Mission, during the fighting mortar shells fired from M23 positions landed in MONUSCO positions in Munigi village, injuring three Peacekeepers.

Eastern Congo Brace for UN-Rebel Clashes

AFRICANGLOBE - A UN ultimatum for armed groups around Goma, capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC's) North Kivu Province, to disarm, expired on 1 August and a security zone has been set up around the city.

Congo: Rebels Advance On Eastern Capital of Goma

United Nations peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) today continued to assist the national army to halt the advance of the...

UN Deploys Attack Helicopters Against M23 Rebels in Congo

AFRICANGLOBE - The UN Security Council, meeting in an emergency session on Saturday, strongly condemned the latest attacks by the M23 rebel group, which...

UN Accuses Uganda, Rwanda of Backing Rebels in Congo

Uganda has denied allegations its army is arming the M23 rebels fighting against the Kinshasa government in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), joining...

UN Employee Implicated in Mineral Smuggling in Congo

Congolese authorities yesterday thwarted the alleged attempt by a member of staff of the UN Stabilization Mission in DRC (MONUSCO) to smuggle the consignment of cassiterite ore when they stopped a UN vehicle at the border crossing in the DRC town of Goma, before it proceeded into Gisenyi in Rwanda.