· March, 2007

Stories about D.R. of Congo from March, 2007

DRC: Angolan troops in Kinshasa?

  26 March 2007

While Congolese are trying to get their life back to normal, there are rumours that Angolan troops have been deployed in Kinshasa, blogger Kate Wolf reports: The have been rumours of Angolan troops in the country on and off for several months and there have now been definite sightings in...

DRC: broken peace

  24 March 2007

Head Heeb discusses Bemba's broken peace: It seems to be the fate of the Democratic Republic of Congo never to know unbroken peace for long. Last month, peace throughout the country seemed on the verge of happening when the last major militia leader in the troubled Ituri region surrendered his...

DRC: Violence, Bloggers Trapped, Sleeping on Floor, and Soldiers Looting

  23 March 2007

Violent clashes broke out Thursday in the Congo's capital, Kinshasa, between goverment soldiers and troops loyal to Jean-Pierre Bemba, a former warlord. Mainstream media and blogs are reporting heavy gunfire, explosions, and looting around the city. The clashes result from a dispute over Bemba's personal guard's refusal to join the...

D.R. of Congo: Nigerian ambassador wounded

  23 March 2007

A first-hand account of what is happening in the Democratic Republic of Congo, “Meanwhile, the Spanish Embassy has been hit by mortal fire and the Nigerian Ambassador has been wounded in his home yesterday and as last heard, had not been evacuated as MONUC could not yet get to his...

D.R. of Congo: heavy gunfire

  23 March 2007

What is happening in the Democratic Republic of Congo? Read Congo Girl's update: “Since daybreak, the gun and mortar fire has only worsened in intensity. There is now one column of smoke rising from something or other when I look out the office windows either east or west. I can't...

D.R. of Congo: latest from Congo rangers

  21 March 2007

The trials and tribulations of getting to Camp Karema, “We are making progress on setting up Camp Karema at the Bukima patrol post. It takes about 3 hours to get there from Goma, on a pretty rough road, and then a very rough road. Some would call it a track....

DRC, Belgium: 25th Anniversary of UDPS

  15 March 2007

Le Renouveau Congolais posts pictures [fr] of UDPS Belux's (Belgium-Luxemburg branch) celebration of the party's 25th Anniversary. UDPS is the main DRC opposition party.

D.R of Congo: park rangers with blogs

  10 March 2007

Extra Extra blogs about three Congolese park rangers with cameras and blogs, “Wildlife Direct deserve bounteous credit for arming three elite park rangers in Eastern DRC with cameras and blogs”

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