The Rwandan government says that 60 of its citizens are being held in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The Rwandan Ambassador to the DRC, Amandin Rugira says that they received reports that the Rwandans are being held in military bases and safe houses.
A hippopotamus has attacked and killed a 28 year old man in Rukungiri district. The dead has been identified as Habibu Maguru, a resident of Rweshama fishing village in Bwambara Sub County and Imam of Rweshama Mosque.
The United Nations Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) has vowed to protect the North Kivu Provincial capital of Goma from the advancing M23 rebels. In a statement released on Thursday morning, the Missionâ€™s spokesperson Colonel Abdoul Nâ€™diaye says Monusco would do all it can to avoid a repeat of what took place eight months ago. In November 2012, the rebels captured Goma despite the presence of thousands of UN troops and the Congolese Government forces.
Charles Murengwa went missing on June 14 prompting his workmates to report the matter to Police to help them in searching for him. Police in Kabale district immediately started searching for him up to today when his body was found floating on Lake Bunyonyi.