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DR Congo calls for UN mission to move from peacekeeping to development

With peace returning to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), President Joseph Kabila today called for a reappraisal of the United Nations mission which had helped to bring stability to the vast country, moving its focus away from peacekeeping to economic development.

UN voices concern after mass prison outbreak in DR Congo

The United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is voicing concern about prison security in the impoverished nation after a mass outbreak earlier today from a jail in the DRC’s southeast.

DR Congo: UN condemns pre-election violence and urges dialogue

The United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) today called on all parties in the upcoming elections to avoid actions that could jeopardize the smooth running of the polls following a recent wave of violence.