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Senior UN official assesses stabilization plan in eastern DR Congo

A top UN official in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Ross Mountain, is visiting North Kivu province with the Congolese Minister of Planning, Olivier Kamitatu, to assess the implementation of the security and stabilization plan for eastern DRC.

DR Congo: UN voices alarm at rising number of prison deaths

Human rights officials with the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have expressed serious concern about the living conditions in the Mbuji Mayi central prison, where at least 26 prisoners have died from severe and acute malnutrition since February.

DR Congo: displaced people resume return to their homes in north with UN help

Displaced people today began returning to their homes in the north of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) with the help of the United Nations refugee agency.

Senior UN officials assess peace efforts in eastern DR Congo province

Senior officials with the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have concluded a visit to North Kivu to assess ongoing efforts to restore peace and stability in the province.

DR Congo: UN mission completes construction of camps for Government troops

The United Nations mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has completed construction on three training camps for Government forces, known as the FARDC, as well as roads, bridges and airfields in North and South Kivu provinces in the east of the country.