DR Congo: Annan calls for large, peaceful turn out in constitutional referendum

United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today called on the people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to vote peacefully and in large numbers in Sunday’s constitutional referendum to bring democracy and prosperity to the vast country that has known neither during decades of civil war and factional fighting.

Angola: UN agency helping non-camp based refugees return from DR of Congo

Kicking off a new phase in its Angola return operation, the United Nations refugee agency today began repatriating Angolans who have been living outside camps and settlements in the western Congolese region of Kasangulu.