Congo Watch: Snapshot of DR Congo news on Saturday, 15 November 2008 13:30 UK GMT

Saturday, November 15, 2008

Snapshot of DR Congo news on Saturday, 15 November 2008 13:30 UK GMT

Obasanjo begins UN mission on DR Congo truce
Afrique en ligne, France - 11 minutes ago
... on Friday arrived in Luanda, Angola, to commence formal consultations on resolving the crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). ...

UN envoy in Congo for peace talks
CNN - 18 minutes ago
Although some people in that area of the Democratic Republic of the Congo have farms or grow their own food, they say it is too dangerous for them to ...

UN envoy says Congo crisis talks going well
Reuters Canada, Canada - 54 minutes ago
... met Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos in Luanda before flying to Democratic Republic of Congo, and has already spoken to Nkunda by telephone. ...

UN special envoy to Congo to meet rebel chief
AFP - 56 minutes ago
KINSHASA (AFP) — The UN's special envoy for the crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo confirmed on Saturday that he would meet rebel leader Laurent ...

UN envoy in Congo for talks amid new fighting
The Daily Advance, NC - 1 hour ago
Around 60000 people displaced by fighting in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are to be moved out of the camp because of safety fears, ...

UN envoy meets Kabila on Congo crisis
Reuters UK, UK - 1 hour ago
... met Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos in Luanda before flying to Democratic Republic of Congo, and has already spoken to Nkunda by telephone. ...

Zambia: Warning Bells Ring for Perpetrators of Violence
AllAfrica.com, Washington - 2 hours ago
... would-be refugees from the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Mr Banda said Zambians should guard the peace the country was enjoying. ...

Greenpeace opens first African offices to address emerging issues
Canadian National Newspaper, Canada - 2 hours ago
A second African office will be opened on 24 November in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, with the arrival of the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise and ...

Fergie draws up transfer target hitlist
Peterborough Today, UK - 2 hours ago
Comment below Even if Posh are able to persaude the Democratic Republic of Congo international to complete a permanent move from Premiership club Fulham, ...

UN envoy to mediate in DR Congo
BBC News, UK - 2 hours ago
UN special envoy Olusegun Obasanjo, the former Nigerian president, is in the Democratic Republic of Congo for talks aimed at ending months of violence. ...

UN envoy in Congo for talks to try to end fighting
The Associated Press

UN envoy seeks DR Congo solution
Aljazeera.net

UN envoy meets Kabila on Congo crisis
Reuters South Africa
Jerusalem Post - New York Times

60000 refugees move off Congo frontline
The Age, Australia - 13 hours ago
About 60000 refugees are to be moved from the frontline of fighting between Democratic Republic of Congo rebels and government forces, the United Nations ...

CONGO: ATTACKS FEARED, UNHCR TO MOVE 60, 000 DISPLACED
Agenzia Giornalistica Italia

DR Congo army pushes rebels back
BBC News

Congo rebels grab young men
Seattle Times
CNN - Aljazeera.net

UN distributes food in DR Congo
RTE.ie, Ireland - 3 hours ago
The UN has begun distributing food in rebel-held territory in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the first large-scale delivery in the area since fighting ...

DR Congo's Hutu community decries rebel massacre
An ethnic Hutu leader, who only gave his name as Sekeburomo, said to reporters in Goma, the provincial capital of North Kivu, on Sunday that the National Congress ... - [14 hours ago - China Economic Net]

UN delivers food to DR Congo refugees, to move 60,000
The UN delivered Friday the first food aid in two weeks in territory held by rebels in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and said it needed to urgently move 60,000 ... - [14 hours ago - Sydney Morning Herald]

DR CONGO - AID: UN resumes food distribution in rebel-held areas
The UN World Food Programme has begun distributing emergency food supplies in areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo under rebel control for the first time since ... - [20 hours ago - France24 - afrique]

UN To Move 60,000 Refugees To New Camp In Congo For Safety - Nasdaq [23 hours ago]

UN to transfer 60,000 displaced Congolese to new camps - Earthtimes.org [23 hours ago]

Congo’s rebel leader’s political goal
Financial Times

What does Congo's Gen. Nkunda want?
Christian Science Monitor

Illegal mining fuels DR Congo war
BBC News

UN hands out food behind Congo's rebel lines
The Associated Press - 21 hours ago
KIWANJA, Congo (AP) — Thousands of hungry and homeless lined up for food Friday deep in rebel-held territory in eastern Congo as the UN began its first ...

UN hands out Congo food aid
The Press Association

UN hands out food behind rebel lines in Congo
KGAN

WFP hands out food behind Congo's rebel lines
The Associated Press

Five Million Dead and Counting
The disaster in Congo is all the ...
Slate - 13 hours ago
And until September, he led the UN program that encouraged Rwandan Hutu rebels who'd been living in Congo since the genocide to go home. ...

Congo to help fight Rwanda rebels
BBC News

Troops in Rwandan Uniforms Said to Cross Into Congo
(Update1) Bloomberg

EU to consider DR Congo aid mission
Aljazeera.net
guardian.co.uk - Namibian

Peacekeepers stretched to limit in Congo Strand
(subscription)

Foreign troops 'drawn into Congo'
BBC News

UN sounds alarm over DR Congo forces' looting, rapes
The Canberra Times

Crisis in Eastern Congo worsens
Radio Netherlands, Netherlands - 22 hours ago
By Harm van Atteveld A solution for the crisis in Eastern Congo is further away than ever. Fighting is continuing between the national army of the ...

Brown Gives UK Backing for 3000 New UN Peacekeepers in Congo
Bloomberg

DR Congo's Greatest Need Is Diplomacy, Aid Worker Says Deutsche Welle

Britain supports more UN troops for Congo - Brown
Reuters South Africa

Sick and Starving Children in the Congo Need Your Help
Canada NewsWire (press release), Canada - 6 hours ago
15 /CNW/ - cbm has received urgent requests from their partners on the ground in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to help them save lives, treat wounds, ...

First US Flight with Humanitarian Goods Arrives in Democratic ...
MarketWatch

Children abducted by armed groups in eastern DR Congo -UNICEF
(press release)

Red Cross of the Democratic Republic of Congo: "We need to prepare" ReliefWeb (press release)

UN hands out Congo food aid
The Press Association - 16 hours ago
Tens of thousands of people blighted by conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo have received food rations for the first time since fighting began last ...

Food aid gets through to Congo towns
InTheNews.co.uk
East Congo war brings hunger to breadbasket Reuters South Africa

UN starts feeding Congolese who fled fighting CNN
BBC News - Xinhua

Britain backs plan to send extra troops for Congo
CTV.ca [11/13/2008]

Brown to send peacekeeping commanders to the Congo
Mail Online UK [11/14/2008]

DR Congo army pushes rebels back
BBC [11/14/2008]

Britain backs the deployment of UN troops to Congo
Kenya Broadcasting Corporation [11/14/2008]

Continent Must Act on Congo [opinion]
AllAfrica.com[11/14/2008]

Children separated from parents by Congo violence
The Associated Press - Nov 13, 2008
KIBATI, Congo (AP) — Rebecca Nyiringindi scanned the sprawling refugee camp in eastern Congo, searching for just one person among the thousands of hungry ...

Refugee children seek their families in camp
The Herald

Britain's Brown backs extra UN troops for Congo
The Associated Press - Nov 13, 2008
NEW YORK (AP) — British Prime Minister Gordon Brown said Thursday he will support a UN plan to send 3000 more troops to
Congo but said the force must have ...

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