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 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

DRC leader visits victims of massacre in North Kivu

Copyright : APAPresident Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) arrived Wednesday in Beni, in North Kivu (eastern DRC) where 84 people were killed in attacks attributed to Ugandan rebel Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) elements, official ... [Published StarAfrica.com - 2 hours ago]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

*U.N. Envoy to Democratic Republic of Congo Urges ‘Proactive’ Response to Rebels

United Nations, Muharram 04, 1436, October 28, 2014, SPA -- The head of the U.N. peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) called on a “proactive, not reactiveâ€‌ response to the mounting violence from the country’s rebel ... [Published Saudi Press Agency - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 2 reports

Rwanda slams UN over FDLR threat in DRC

Rwanda has again blasted the Security Council and the United Nations (UN) Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for failing to address the threat posed by the FDLR in the eastern parts of the country.During a council session on the work of ... [Published SABC - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

UN envoy says it's time for investment in DR Congo

The UN envoy to the Democratic Republic of Congo called Monday for a major injection of private investment to shore up peace and turn the country into "the economic heart of Africa.""It is time for Congo's money abroad to come home and for that money, ... [Published News.net - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

UN Envoy to Congo Urges Action amid Renewed Killings by Local Rebel Group

UNITED NATIONS, October 27 (RIA Novosti) - Urgent action is needed from UN peacekeepers in connection with the renewed killings in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, UN envoy to the country Martin Kobler told the Security Council on Monday ... [Published RIA Novosti - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Extremes of "hope and despair" in DR Congo

27 Oct 2014Listen /Beni territory, North Kivu, 26 October 2014: The Tanzanian troops of the MONUSCO Intervention Brigade and FARDC soldiers conducting a joint patrol in the fight against the Ugandan rebels of ADF. Photo by MONUSCO ForceThe Democratic ... [Published United Nations Multimedia - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Action, not words, needed in the DRC: Head of MONUSCO

27 Oct 2014Listen /Martin Kobler. UN Photo/Paulo FilgueirasOnly action, not words against rebel groups in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) can restore the population's confidence in the country's armed forces, FARDC, and the UN Mission, MONUSCO ... [Published United Nations Multimedia - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 26 2014 - Updated Oct 26 2014 - 1 reports

What happened to three priests kidnapped two years ago in the Congo?

Frs Jean-Pierre, Edmond, & AnselmeWhat happened to the three priests kidnapped two years ago this month in  the Congo (North Kivu province)? Frs Jean-Pierre Ndulani, Edmond Kisughu and Anselme Wasukundi, three  Assumptionist priests, were kidnapped on ... [Published Independent Catholic News - Oct 26 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 2 reports

Democratic Republic of the Congo: UN, African Union urge eastern town to support operations to end rebel threat

Source: UN News ServiceCountry: Democratic Republic of the Congo 24 October 2014 – Visiting the site of a recent flare-up of deadly violence in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), United Nations and African Union (AU) envoys met with the Mayor ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 25 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Africa in pictures: 17-23 October 2014

A selection of photographs from around the African continent this week:A fisherman walks past his caught in Port Bouet, a coastal community just east of Ivory Coast's main city of Abidjan on Thursday…The authorities have recently evicted those who had ... [Published BBC - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 2 reports

Democratic Republic of the Congo: UN Mission comes under attack, steps up security

Source: UN News ServiceCountry: Democratic Republic of the Congo 22 October 2014 – The United Nations Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo, known as MONUSCO, has stepped up its security following several attacks on its bases in North Kivu, including ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Burkina Faso: Government seeks referendum France 24 10:08 6 mins ago

In Burkina Faso, the government's push for a referendum to extend the presidential term limit riles up the opposition. The death toll from the Ebola epidemic sweeping through West Africa has risen to almost 5,000. And UN peacekeepers in DR Congo fire ... [Published MSN UK - Oct 23 2014]

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Gasana believes they’ve been let offoff the hook by the collective inaction of the international community. "Why 20 years after our collective resolve of the abused words “never again” is the Security Council still struggling to find a lasting solution to a genocidal negative force whose leaders and members are among the perpetrators of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi. Why?"
...of the population in the Mission and the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, or FARDC, he stressed, strongly advocating for "a decisive joint military — also combat — operations between the FARDC and MONUSCO against the ADF to bring an end to this scourge"
"It is time for Congo's money abroad to come home and for that money, and more, to be invested in the DRC" said Martin Kobler, the head of the UN mission in the DRC
"Between October 2 and 17, in villages in and around Beni, Allied Democratic Forces combatants brutally massacred over 80 civilians, mostly women and children" he told the Security Council

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DRC leader visits victims of massacre in North ... [Published StarAfrica.com - 2 hours ago]
*U.N. Envoy to Democratic Republic of Congo Urg... [Published Saudi Press Agency - Oct 28 2014]
Rwanda slams UN over FDLR threat in DRC [Published SABC - Oct 28 2014]
Democratic Republic of the Congo: As Massacres ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 28 2014]
UN envoy says it's time for investment in DR Congo [Published News.net - Oct 27 2014]
UN Envoy to Congo Urges Action amid Renewed Kil... [Published RIA Novosti - Oct 27 2014]
Action, not words, needed in the DRC: Head of M... [Published United Nations Multimedia - Oct 27 2014]
Extremes of "hope and despair" in DR Congo [Published United Nations Multimedia - Oct 27 2014]
On DR Congo, UN's Martin Kobler Defends "Decisi... [Published Inner City Press - Oct 27 2014]
What happened to three priests kidnapped two ye... [Published Independent Catholic News - Oct 26 2014]
Democratic Republic of the Congo: UN, African U... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 25 2014]
DR Congo: UN, African Union urge population in ... [Published UN News Centre - Top Stories - Oct 24 2014]
Africa in pictures: 17-23 October 2014 [Published BBC - Oct 24 2014]
Martin Kobler, Head of MONUSCO, appeals for pea... [Published Modern Ghana - Oct 24 2014]
Burkina Faso: Government seeks referendum Franc... [Published MSN UK - Oct 23 2014]
Democratic Republic of the Congo: UN Mission co... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 23 2014]
DR Congo: UN Mission Comes under Attack, Steps ... [Published Scoop NZ - World - Oct 23 2014]
Amid DRC Reports UN Used Live Fire, UN Says Not... [Published Inner City Press - Oct 23 2014]
DR Congo, UN troops fire live rounds to dispers... [Published Arab News - Oct 22 2014]
Democratic Republic of the Congo: Humanitarian ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 22 2014]
DRC surgeon receives Sakharov Prize for helping... [Published United Nations Multimedia - Oct 22 2014]
New documentary reveals King Tut had a club foo... [Published Catholic Online - Oct 22 2014]
Algerian-Libyan border under lockdown due to de... [Published Catholic Online - Oct 21 2014]
Liberian bishop reminds world that the poor mus... [Published Catholic Online - Oct 21 2014]
Missionary weighs trip to republic ravaged by E... [Published Laurinburg Exchange - Oct 21 2014]
Rebels kill 26 with machetes [Published Legalbrief - Oct 21 2014]
Algerian polie stage mass protest across nation [Published Catholic Online - Oct 20 2014]
Hopes for saving the species die with northern ... [Published Catholic Online - Oct 20 2014]
Algerian police engage in widespread protest [Published Catholic Online - Oct 20 2014]
Many flee amid attacks in DR Congo town [Published Daily Nation - Oct 20 2014]
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Democratic Republic of the Congo: As Massacres ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 28 2014]
Source: UN Security CouncilCountry: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda 7288th Meeting (AM) SECURITY COUNCILMEETINGS COVERAGE In light of continued massacres committed by armed groups in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Secretary-General's ...
Democratic Republic of the Congo: UN, African U... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 25 2014]
Source: UN News ServiceCountry: Democratic Republic of the Congo 24 October 2014 – Visiting the site of a recent flare-up of deadly violence in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), United Nations and African Union (AU) envoys met with the Mayor ...
DR Congo: UN, African Union urge population in ... [Published UN News Centre - Top Stories - Oct 24 2014]
Visiting the site of recent flare-up of deadly violence in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), United Nations and African Union (AU) envoys met with the Mayor of the town of Beni, Congolese military officials and local leaders, urging a united ...
Democratic Republic of the Congo: UN Mission co... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 23 2014]
Source: UN News ServiceCountry: Democratic Republic of the Congo 22 October 2014 – The United Nations Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo, known as MONUSCO, has stepped up its security following several attacks on its bases in North Kivu, including ...
DR Congo: UN Mission Comes under Attack, Steps ... [Published Scoop NZ - World - Oct 23 2014]
Head of MONUSCO, Martin Kobler, comforting a Beni, North Kivu, resident who had several family members killed during recent attacks attributed to ADF rebels, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Photo: MONUSCO ...
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