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DRC / STREET LIGHTS

Walikale town, capital of the territory of Walikale in North Kivu Province in the DRC, is one of the few islands of stability in the province. To help Walikale stay this way, MONUSCO is conducting a series of Quick Impact Projects (QIPs). Among them, installation of street lights in town. MONUSCO

17 Aug 2015 | Read More »

UNICEF / CHILDREN REPORT WRAP

The global community will fail millions of children if it does not focus on the most disadvantaged in its new 15-year development roadmap, the UN Children's Fund  warned today. UNICEF / FILE

23 Jun 2015 | Read More »

DRC / WOUNDED FIGHTERS

The leadership of the UN Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Monday visited the area of recent fighting in Ituri province to assure residents that the UN effort is aimed at protecting them. MONUSCO

17 Jun 2015 | Read More »

UN / CENTRAL AFRICA

The Head of the United Nations Office for Central Africa(UNOCA), Abdoulaye Bathily, said despite the ongoing regional efforts to fight the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) the number of abductions carried out by the group has "unfortunately increased." – UNIFEED-UNTV

11 Jun 2015 | Read More »

UNHCR / BURUNDIAN REFUGEES DRC

Thousands of new Burundian refugees are arriving on the shores of Lake Tanganyika in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, escaping their country's political turmoil. UNHCR

15 May 2015 | Read More »

RWANDA / BURUNDI REFUGEES

Some 25,000 refugees from Burundi have crossed the border into Rwanda. Relief agencies are preparing to support up to 100,000 refugees over the next few months, the World Food Programme said Thursday. WFP

7 May 2015 | Read More »

DRC / BURUNDIAN REFUGEES

More than 7000 Burundians have fled their country for shelter in Kavimvira in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), close to the border with Burundi. MONUSCO

5 May 2015 | Read More »

UNEP / ELEPHANTS

Continued poaching will likely mean a decline in overall elephant population, according to a   report released today by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), but  an official of the UN Environment  Programme said  international efforts to stop the crime are gaining momentum. UNIFEED-UNTV /FILE

23 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UN / DRC

The head of the United Nations mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) told the Security Council today that the decision to suspend the military support to the Congolese National Army (FARDC) was made because the officers in charge had "formerly commanded units with a credible history of human rights violations." UNIFEED-UNTV

19 Mar 2015 | Read More »

DRC / BENI ATTACK

The United Nations peacekeeping mission in DR Congo, MONUSCO condemned the latest massacre of civilians in the town of Mayangose in northeast of the country and vowed to "neutralize all armed groups that terrorize the population." MONUSCO

5 Feb 2015 | Read More »

 

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