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Second Worst Ebola Outbreak in History Is Now Killing 66 Percent of People Who Become Infected

The current outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has infected 1,720 and killed 1,136, giving the viral disease a whopping 66 percent fatality rate. And the situation is making public health experts on the ground increasingly nervous.Read more...
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ISIS, After Laying Groundwork, Gains Toehold in Congo

A recent assault on a military barracks was the first Congo attack claimed by the terror group. But there were earlier signs of an ISIS franchise in the region.
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ISIS Claims First Attack in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Islamic State propagandists said the group was responsible for an assault that left eight Congolese soldiers dead. It was the group’s first Congo attack.
Tags: Isis, News, Islamic State, Terrorism, Congo, Democratic Republic Of Congo, Allied Democratic Forces, Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS, Democratic Republic of (Congo-Kinshasa


Suspected rebels kill 18 in Congo’s east

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — A Congolese civil society group says that 18 people have been killed in attacks by suspected Allied Democratic Forces rebels in the eastern city of Beni, as the city and region continue to face an Ebola outbreak. The U.N.-backed Radio Okapi reported Sunday that 14 civilians and 4 soldiers were killed […]
Tags: News, Congo, Beni, Allied Democratic Forces, KINSHASA Congo, Nation & World, U N backed Radio Okapi


7 killed in rebel attack amid Congo’s latest Ebola outbreak

BENI, Congo (AP) — An official in northeastern Congo says seven civilians have been killed in an attack by suspected Allied Democratic Forces rebels, highlighting the threat to efforts to contain the latest Ebola virus outbreak nearby. The administrator of Beni territory, Donat Kibwana, tells The Associated Press the attack was carried out overnight in […]
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UN probe blames ADF rebels in Congo for peacekeeper attacks

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. investigators say the Allied Democratic Forces rebel group carried out the deadliest single assault on the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Congo in almost 25 years as well as two other attacks. The main focus of their investigation was the Dec. 7 rebel attack at a base in Semuliki near Beni […]
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At Least 15 U.N. Peacekeepers Are Killed in Congo

The killings of peacekeepers from Tanzania on Thursday night was one of the deadliest assaults against the organization’s forces.
Tags: News, Terrorism, United Nations, Congo, Tanzania, Antonio, Guterres, Allied Democratic Forces, Muslims and Islam, Deaths (Fatalities, Democratic Republic of (Congo-Kinshasa, U N Peacekeepers Are Killed


14 UN peacekeepers killed, 53 hurt in Congo attack

By SALEH MWANAMILONGO and EDITH M. LEDERER KINSHASA, Congo — In the deadliest single attack on a United Nations peacekeeping mission in recent memory, rebels in eastern Congo killed at least 14 peacekeepers and wounded 53 others in an assault on their base that was launched at nightfall and went on for hours. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres expressed “outrage and utter heartbreak” and called the attack a war crime, urging Congolese authorities to swiftly investigate. The State Department...
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At Least 12 U.N. Peacekeepers Are Killed in Congo

The killings of peacekeepers from Tanzania on Thursday night was one of the deadliest assaults against the organization’s forces.
Tags: News, Terrorism, United Nations, Congo, Tanzania, Antonio, Guterres, Allied Democratic Forces, Muslims and Islam, Deaths (Fatalities, Democratic Republic of (Congo-Kinshasa, U N Peacekeepers Are Killed


UN says 1 Tanzanian peacekeeper killed in Congo, 1 injured

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The United Nations mission in Congo says a peacekeeper has been killed amid fighting in Beni territory in the country’s North Kivu province. The mission said Monday that the Tanzanian peacekeeper was shot during an attack Sunday by suspected Allied Democratic Forces rebels on an armed forces position. It said the […]
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Africa/Dr Congo - Congolese government and the Un have to open an...

"Since October 2014, in the surroundings of the town of Beni, in the north-east of the Democratic Republic of Congo , more than five hundred people have been killed and tens of thousands of people fled their houses", says a note sent to Agenzia Fides by the Peace Network for Congo which reports the results of investigations of the study Group on Congo , according to which these massacres cannot be attributed only to the Ugandan rebels of the Allied Democratic Forces , as publicly stated by the U...
Tags: Congo, Democratic Republic Of Congo, Beni, Allied Democratic Forces, United Nations Stabilization Mission, Agenzia Fides, Africa Dr Congo Congolese government, north east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Peace Network for Congo


Congo-Kinshasa: Who is Behind Beni Massacres?

[VOA] London -Attacks on civilians in the Beni region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo have killed at least 550 people in the past 18 months. Congolese officials have placed the blame on the Allied Democratic Forces, characterized as a Ugandan Islamist movement, but a report from the Congo Research Group says it may not be that simple.
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Congo army involved in attacks on civilians, group says

Members of the Democratic Republic of Congo's army have been involved in attacks on civilians in the country's northeast that have left more than 500 people dead since 2014, the Congo Research Group said. Congo's government and the United Nations previously blamed the assaults on the Allied Democratic Forces, an insurgent group originally based in Uganda that has operated along Congo's border since the late 1990's.
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Ugandan rebels massacre 23 in DRC

Twenty-three people have been killed in two new massacres blamed on Ugandan rebels in the restless east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, a regional official told AFP on Thursday. The killings are the latest blamed on the rebels of the Allied Democratic Forces , who are accused of murdering more than 300 people in seven months of massacres in and around the major trading hub of Beni in DR Congo's North Kivu province.
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Ugandan rebels suspected of killing 36 civilians in DRC

At least 36 people were killed between Saturday night and Sunday morning in Beni, a territory over 350 km from Goma town in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo , sources said. Civil society sources in the eastern part of the country Monday said the latest massacre of civilians could have been carried out by members of the Allied Democratic Forces, a Ugandan rebel group, Xinhua reported.
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Dozens killed in DRC 'massacre'

Suspected Ugandan rebels in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo hacked 36 people to death with machetes and axes, authorities said on Sunday, as an outcry grew against the failure of the army and UN peacekeepers to stop a repeat of such massacres. The overnight attack in the area of Beni in North Kivu province was the latest in a series of mass slaughters blamed on the Muslim rebels known as the Allied Democratic Forces . [Link to media]
Tags: Muslim, Un, Democratic Republic Of Congo, Drc, North Kivu, Beni, Allied Democratic Forces


New massacre leaves 14 dead in eastern DR Congo: officials

A file photo taken on Dec 31, 2013, shows Democratic Republic of Congo soldiers marching in Eringeti towards the front line in Beni to fight against the Allied Democratic Forces and the National Army for the Liberation of Uganda , a rebel group opposed to the Ugandan government. An overnight attack by suspected Ugandan rebels in the area of Beni in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has left 14 people dead, authorities said on Dec 7, 2014. [Link to media]
Tags: Uganda, Congo, Democratic Republic Of Congo, Beni, National Army, Allied Democratic Forces, Eringeti