North Kivu - updates

Rappler's latest stories on North Kivu


DR Congo Ebola epidemic widens on eve of first anniversary

Aug 01, 2019 - 11:42 AM

A total of 1,803 lives have been lost in the second worst outbreak of Ebola on record

Health workers wear protective gear to mix water and chlorine in Goma on July 31, 2019. A second person has died of Ebola in the eastern DR Congo city of Goma, a major transport hub, the country's pointman for the epidemic told AFP on July 31, 2019. PAMELA TULIZO / AFP

Ebola death toll in DR Congo rises to 55

Aug 21, 2018 - 1:44 PM

Government has decided to make treatment free in Beni, Mabalako-Mangina, and Oicha for 3 months starting August 20

PREVENTION. A Red Cross volunteer explains measures to prevent infection with Ebola to inhabitants, on August 17, 2018 in Butugo, western Uganda, near the border with Democratic Republic of Congo. Photo by Sumy Sadurni/AFP

Suspected Ugandan rebels kill 13 in Congo

Feb 29, 2016 - 11:19 PM

Suspected Ugandan rebels kill 13 civilians in an overnight raid on a village in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo the army says

AFTERMATH. A burial procession for one of the victims of an attack by suspected Ugandan Islamist rebels from the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) near Beni, on April 16, 2015. File photo by Kudra Maliro / AFP

Women, children killed in new DR Congo attack

Oct 18, 2014 - 3:49 PM

2ND UPDATE The attack left 10 women 8 children and four men dead

Children among 21 victims of brutal DR Congo attack

Dec 17, 2013 - 8:03 AM

Girls were believed to have been raped and decapitated while a child was also dismembered in a wave of violence in North Kivu last week

African leaders meet to discuss DR Congo crisis

Nov 05, 2013 - 8:13 AM

African leaders go into talks to discuss the possibility of reinforcing a UN special brigade deployed in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Leader of beleaguered DR Congo rebels calls for truce

Nov 04, 2013 - 11:59 AM

The call comes with the rebels on the back foot as Congolese troops pounded hilltop positions where some 200 fighters have holed up

DR Congo troops advance as M23 movement faces 'end'

Oct 29, 2013 - 9:06 AM

The renewed fighting – the heaviest since August – sparks concern from the West prompting calls for restraint

Congo police secure rebel territory, 'national dialogue' delayed

Sep 04, 2013 - 7:27 AM

The country postponed a national dialogue aimed at ending its political social and military crises

CONFLICT ZONE. A woman carrying a child on her shoulders walks past a Military of the Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC) tank in Goma on August 31, 2013. AFP /Carl de Souza