Beni (Congo (Dem. Rep.))

Type: City
Name: Beni (Congo (Dem. Rep.))
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Latitude: .49
Longitude: 29.450001
population: 89,643
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

A despicable act! Islamists butcher 23 people in Democratic Republic of Congo

U.N. calls for increased military action in response to attackIn the town of Beni in the Democratic Republic of Congo, suspectedUgandan rebels are believed to have killed at least 23 people, in theirsecond attack within two days.The U.N. is calling for ... [Published Catholic Online - 7 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Many flee amid attacks in DR Congo town

By AFPMore by BENIBetween heeding a message from officials to remain calm and another to flee looming attacks by Ugandan rebels, the choice for many residents in the Democratic Republic of Congo town of Beni is clear.“I left my home because there are ... [Published Daily Nation - 5 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

Heightened concern over civilians trapped in N Kivu violence

20 Oct 2014Listen /Peacekeepers serving with the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) patrol the small town of Katanga, outside Pinga, in North Kivu Province. UN Photo/Sylvain LiechtiAid workers in the ... [Published United Nations Multimedia - 6 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

DR Congo: Head of UN Mission Condemns Deadly Rebel Attacks

A MONUSCO APC is greeted by FARDC soldiers on their way back from the front line in the Beni region of the DRC where the UN is backing the FARDC in an operation against ADF militia. Photo: MONUSCO/Sylvain Liechti ... [Published Scoop NZ - World - 22 hours ago]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 3 reports

Mass jail break as DR Congo violence worsens

Armed men have raided a jail in the town of Butembo in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, releasing all 370 prisoners, military sources told Al Jazeera.Al Jazeera’s Malcolm Webb, reporting from east DR Congo, said the Congolese army and the town’s ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 3 reports

AFP - DRCongo-Uganda-unrest-rebels SCENE

DRCongo-Uganda-unrest-rebels SCENEContributed by NAMPA / AFP.Terrified by new rebel attacks, DR Congo residents leave townby Albert KAMBALEBENI, DR Congo, Oct 19, 2014 (AFP) - Between heeding a message from officials to remain calm and another to flee ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 15 reports

Uganda rebels hack and club 22 to death in DRC

By AFPMore by GOMA, SaturdayTwenty-two people, most of them women and children, have been hacked and clubbed to death by Ugandan rebels in the troubled east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, just days after a similar massacre.The new attack sparked ... [Published Daily Nation - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 2 reports

UN Envoy Calls for Decisive Joint Military Action to Neutralize Rebels

In the wake of an overnight attack by suspected Ugandan-based rebels near the eastern Democratic Repulic of the Congo town Beni - the second deadly assault in 48 hours - the United Nations envoy in the country is calling for 'decisive joint military actions' ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 7 reports

Rebels kill 23 people in east Congo village

By Aaron Ross KINSHASA (Reuters) - Suspected Ugandan rebels killed at least 23 people overnight in their second attack near the eastern Congolese town of Beni in 48 hours, the local governor said on Saturday, prompting the U.N. peacekeeping mission to ... [Published Yahoo! News UK and Ireland - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 4 reports

Children 'hacked to death' in DR Congo town

At least 22 people, most of them womenThe attack occurred some 50 km from the town of Beni, where at least 26 people were slaughtered with machetes on Thursday, raising doubts about government claims that the Ugandans had been defeated.'Savage execut ... [Published Al Jazeera - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 10 reports

Dozens Killed in DRC Massacre

The mayor of a large city in the eastern half of the Democratic Republic of the Congo said rebels killed dozens of people in nighttime raids on his city Wednesday.Nyonyi Bwana Kawa, mayor of the eastern city of Beni, said members of the Allied Democratic ... [Published VOA News - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 2 reports

At least 27 killed in attacks in eastern Congo -official

KINSHASA (Reuters) - At least 27 people were killed in overnight attacks on villages near the eastern Congolese town of Beni, a local official said on Thursday. Ewanakawa Nyonyi, spokesman for the mayor of Beni, blamed the attack on Ugandan ADF-NALU rebels ... [Published Yahoo! News UK and Ireland - Oct 16 2014]

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the 42-day period without any new cases. LOS ANGELES CA (Catholic Online) - "If the active surveillance for new cases ... continue reading"
"Consequently the species now stands at the brink of complete extinction, a sorry testament to the greed of the human race" a park spokesman said
"The humanitarian community in the Democratic of Congo is extremely concerned about the lives of thousands of people who are trapped in a spiral of violence in Beni, in  North Kivu Province. Several villages have been recently attacked by rebels believed to be from the Allied Democratic Forces or ADF. The OfficeOffice for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs estimates that thousands of people have been displaced from these attacks and fled to safer areas."  (25″)
"It's the ADF-NALU. The methods they use...these are not deaths from local rebels here, Mai-Mai or groups like that" he said

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Suspected Ugandan rebels killed more than 20 people overnight in their second attack near the eastern Congolese town of Beni in 48 hours, a civic group said on Saturday.Violence simmers in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo despite the presence ...
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