UN, World Bank Chiefs Voice Support for DR Congo Peace Effort

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and World Bank President Jim Yong Kim have voiced support for peace and economic development in a historic visit to the country.


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    The deployment of a rapid UN intervention force in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo should be speeded up in view of this week's fresh unrest, UN chief Ban Ki-moon said Tuesday. Read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:   Rebels, Army Clash in Eastern Congo

    Deutsche Welle, 20 May 2013

    Congolese military forces have clashed with the M23 militia near the city of Goma, for the first time in nearly six months. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is expected to visit… Read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:   Fresh Congo Fighting Threat to Regional Peace

    New Vision, 20 May 2013

    A new wave of fierce fighting has broken out in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) after the army, Forces Armee de la Republic Democratique du Congo (FARDC), carried out an early… Read more »

M23 rebels in Eastern DR Congo.