Mbuji-Mayi

Type: City
Name: Mbuji-Mayi
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Latitude: -6.13
Longitude: 23.59
population: 874,974
First reported Mar 04 2014 - Updated Mar 05 2014 - 1 reports

Democratic Republic of the Congo: EU Commissioner Andris Piebalgs announces new EU support for Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda

Source: European UnionCountry: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda Summary: 4 March 2014, Brussels - European Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, will announce €620 million of new EU support to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 04 2014]
First reported Jan 30 2014 - Updated Jan 30 2014 - 1 reports

Lighting Strike Kills 20 in the DRC

Lighting caused an explosion at an arms depot in the Democratic Republic of Congo SOURCE: Source Intelligence® DESCRIPTION: Last Friday 20 people were killed and 50 injured in the Congo when a lightning bolt ignited a violent explosion at an army ... [Published theCSRfeed - Jan 30 2014]
First reported Jan 27 2014 - Updated Jan 27 2014 - 1 reports

UN expresses sorrow for loss of human lives in explosion

KINSHASA, Jan. 27 (Xinhua) -- The head of the UN Mission for Stabilization of Congo (MONUSCO), Martin Kobler, on Monday expressed his deep sorrow for the loss of human lives in a recent explosion.Last Friday, lightening caused a blast at the military ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Jan 27 2014]
First reported Jan 27 2014 - Updated Jan 27 2014 - 2 reports

Congo: More Than 20 Killed in Arms Depot Blasts

(KINSHASA, Congo) — The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Congo says explosions from an arms depot near the diamond-mining hub of Mbuji-Mayi have killed more than 20 people. A U.N. statement says the explosions injured 50 people and destroyed many ... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Jan 27 2014]
First reported Jan 26 2014 - Updated Jan 26 2014 - 1 reports

World News Quick Take

DR CONGOArms depot blast kills dozensAn explosion at an arms depot claimed more than 20 lives, the UN peacekeeping mission in the country (MONUSCO) said on Saturday. The city of Mbuji-Mayi “was ravaged with more than 20 dead, around 50 wounded and many ... [Published Taipei Times Online - Jan 26 2014]

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"Working together brings important benefits in itself, but doing so in the cause of economic development - and above all of peace and security - will provide an invaluable legacy to future generations. This is not just about international assistance, though that is important, but about creating conditions that allow all citizens to fulfil their potential in a safe environment, with their rights protected by strong and accountable institutions."
...  Martin Kobler, head of the peacekeeping mission declared "I have instructed our office in Mbuji-Mayi to stand by and support local authorities in dealing with the situation.”  "
"I extend my condolences to the families who have lost loved ones," said Kobler in a statement, adding that "I asked our office in Mbuji-Mayi to help and support the local authorities to deal with this situation, and I wish a speedy recovery to those injured. "

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Democratic Republic of the Congo: EU Commission... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 04 2014]
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Congo: More Than 20 Killed in Arms Depot Blasts [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Jan 27 2014]
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Democratic Republic of the Congo: EU Commission... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 04 2014]
Source: European UnionCountry: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda Summary: 4 March 2014, Brussels - European Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, will announce €620 million of new EU support to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and ...
Lighting Strike Kills 20 in the DRC [Published theCSRfeed - Jan 30 2014]
Lighting caused an explosion at an arms depot in the Democratic Republic of Congo SOURCE: Source Intelligence® DESCRIPTION: Last Friday 20 people were killed and 50 injured in the Congo when a lightning bolt ignited a violent explosion at an army ...
Congo: More Than 20 Killed in Arms Depot Blasts [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Jan 27 2014]
(KINSHASA, Congo) — The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Congo says explosions from an arms depot near the diamond-mining hub of Mbuji-Mayi have killed more than 20 people. A U.N. statement says the explosions injured 50 people and destroyed many ...
Congo: More Than 20 Killed in Arms Depot Blasts [Published The China Blog - Jan 27 2014]
(KINSHASA, Congo) — The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Congo says explosions from an arms depot near the diamond-mining hub of Mbuji-Mayi have killed more than 20 people. A U.N. statement says the explosions injured 50 people and destroyed many ...
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