UN Integrated Regional Information Networks (Nairobi)

Updates on conflicts and news from throughout sub-Saharan Africa.

Website: http://www.irinnews.org/


April 11

  • Rwanda: Back to Rwanda

    The Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) has long been one of the most significant armed groups active in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where it has... Read more »



April 09

  • Congo-Kinshasa: Fighting Invisible Rwandan Enemy [analysis]

    It is difficult to identify the fighters of the Forces Démocratiques pour la Libération du Rwanda (FDLR), one of the many armed groups active in eastern Democratic... Read more »



December 17, 2013



October 28, 2013

  • Africa: How Good Are Goodwill Ambassadors?

    Humanitarian professionals tend to cringe at the spectacle of khaki-clad celebrities handing out food rations to refugees in Sudan or singing nursery rhymes to orphans in Malawi,... Read more »



September 19, 2013

  • Central Africa: Crisis Looms for Expelled MIgrants

    Tanzania has forcibly expelled 15,000 Burundi and 7,000 Rwandan nationals, who were accused of living in the country illegally, in a move that relief agencies warn is leading to a... Read more »



August 30, 2013

  • Congo-Kinshasa: Combatants 'Recycled' in DRC [opinion]

    M23, currently fighting the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) army and UN forces near the North Kivu capital of Goma, is just one of more than 30 armed groups in the country's... Read more »



July 12, 2013



April 03, 2013

  • Congo-Kinshasa: M23, One Year On

    The M23 rebellion, the latest of a string of armed insurgencies in the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) North Kivu Province, has been active for one year now, during which... Read more »



March 27, 2013



February 20, 2013



February 04, 2013



October 19, 2012

  • Congo-Kinshasa: Doubts Mount Over Ugandan Mediation

    Uganda's mediation to end the fighting in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) between government troops and M23 "mutineers", which has caused large-scale population... Read more »



October 05, 2012



September 11, 2012



July 13, 2012



June 21, 2012



May 04, 2012

  • Congo-Kinshasa: Refugees Flee Fighting Into Rwanda

    Renewed heavy fighting in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) North Kivu Province has pushed some 3,000 Congolese refugees into northern Rwanda where they are in need of... Read more »



April 18, 2012

  • Rwanda: Floods Displace Hundreds

    Hundreds of people have been displaced and several killed by flash floods in the mountainous district of Musanze in northern Rwanda, and in the western districts of Nyabihu and... Read more »

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