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12:55
12:55

Ugandan Troops Deny Fighting Alongside M23 in Masisi m23 rebels 1

Captain Kato says that the claims are just mere propaganda and fallacy aimed at soiling the image of Ugandan troops so that it derail and divert the attention of its process of withdrawal from the mission as directed by the mandate.
07:25
07:25

Kenyan Soldier Killed by bomb in North Kivu, DRC Accuses Rwanda Again m23 rebels 2

On Tuesday, the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC) and the militia coalition deployed a Su-Khoi 25 fighter jet and heavy artillery to conduct air raids on M23 positions in Kibumba, Nyiragongo territory. This resulted in the loss of Private Second Class John Ndawo, a peacekeeping troop attached to the Kenyan contingent, whose body was repatriated to Kenya for a dignified burial on Wednesday evening.
17:29
17:29

Wazalendo Militia Claims Capture of 21 Villages in North Kivu m23 rebels 3

On Friday, Jules Mulumba, spokesperson of the Wazalendo released a statement claiming that the coalition has conquered villages of Nturo, Nyamitaba, Rusinga, Pett, Maisis, Kilorirwe, Busumba, Kirumbu, Rugogwe, Kibarizo, Cafeteria, Kisangani, Kilumbo, Kalengera, Gatunda, Rugararaga, Kwa Gahimanyi, Rukumbo, Mihanga, Rusebeshe, Brazza and Kitchanga.
17:14
17:14

MP Ssemujju Tasks Defence Minister on Accusations Against Uganda by DRC Bunagana border 4 1

Prime Minister, Robinah Nabbanja says that the government of Uganda is not training any rebel groups in any part of the country and outside. She pledged that the Minister of Defence, Vincent Ssempijja would present a statement to parliament in regard to the matter.
17:17
17:17

DRC Fighting: Kisoro Residents Live in Fear FARDC Forces 5 6

On May 23, Elias Mbishinzimana aged 23, a resident of Gatwe village, Bunagana ward, Bunagana town council in Kisoro district was hit by a bullet in the arm while on the Ugandan side as the fighting went on on the nearby hill of Murujinga.
08:23
08:23

M23 Rebels Allowing Refugees to Cross Back to Rutshuru 5 3

The rebel Spokesperson, Major Willy Ngoma, said in a statement released both in French and Swahili that civilians are now free to cross back to their areas because M23 has the capacity and strength to protect them since they have repulsed the government troops forcing them to retreat to distant areas.
12:22
12:22

M23 Condemns Ethnic Protests in Goma as FARDC Soldiers is Shot Dead Bunagana border 2 4

The Civilians carrying a coffin bearing an effigy of Rwandan President Paul Kagame and others carrying placards with President Yoweri Museveni's picture encircled with an X attempted to cross to Rwanda through the border of Rubavu while pelting stones at Rwandan police officers.
14:42
14:42

Fresh Tension As DRC Troops, M23 Fighting Resumes m23 rebels 1

The gunfire exchange went on until around 1:00 PM when the government troops and the militia fighters retreated and M23 started advancing towards Rutshuru town. The heavy gunfire shook residents and Congolese refugees in the Bunagana town council.
09:34
09:34

M23, FARDC Fighting Affecting Business at Bunagana m23 rebels 11 2

Addressing the media on the Congolese side of Bunagana on Tuesday afternoon, the M23 Spokesperson, Major Willy Ngoma accused the government of failing to fulfill what was agreed in Nairobi in 2013.
17:28
17:28

M23 Rebels Allow DRC Refugees to Cross to Rutshuru for Basic Needs 4 3

The rebels conquered Bunagana Border in Rutshuru territory in North Kivu province on Monday after overpowering DRC government security forces in the area. The security team which comprised 137 members of the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC) and 37 police officers retracted from the frontline and fled to Uganda.
18:14
18:14

FARDC Confirms Death of Army Official as Fighting With M23 Rebels Intensifies 1 Top story

In his statement issued Monday, General Sylvain Ekenge Bomusa Efomi, the Spokesman for the North Kivu governor, says that the rebels shot Mwisa dead on Sunday evening in Musaga along Bunagana-Rutshuru road, less than 5 kilometers to Uganda-DR Congo border of Bunagana.
17:08
17:08

Water Crisis Hits Bunagana as Thousands of Congolese Fleeing Fighting Flood Town m23 rebels 3 3

Ismail Ndayambaje, the Bunagana town council LC3 chairman says that on Sunday morning more than 4,000 refugees have crossed into Bunagana. He admits that the refugees are suffering extremely due to the complete lack of water in the town council since since the crisis started on Saturday.
10:44
10:44

Congolese Refugees: Nyakabande Transit Camp Grapples With Limited Shelter m23 rebels 5 4 Top story

Humanitarian aid agencies at the transit center, say that the huge influx of refugees has led to a shortage of accommodation shelter. Hillary Adomat, a Shelter Technical Officer for the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) which supports orphaned and vulnerable children in Central and Western Uganda, says that limited shelter has resulted in congestion during the time of sleeping.
08:13
08:13

Bunagana Authorities Stuck as More Congolese Refugees Pour Into Uganda m23 rebels 5 7 Top story

Baraka Muneza, a Congolese refugee says that when they heard heavy gun shelling, they feared and fled to the Ugandan side of Bunagana. Muneza says that their interest is not to proceed to Nyakabande transit camp but to see their cradle land peaceful so that they cross back.
08:10
08:10

Kisoro Authorities Struggle to Evict Refugees from Bunagana Town m23 rebels 2

Ssekandi says that they are stuck because of the renewed fighting between M23 rebels and FARDC soldiers on Friday evening in Tchanzu and Runyoni, which pushed hundreds of refugees to flee to Bunagana town council.
14:29
14:29

617 Congolese Refugees Transferred to Nakivale Refugee Settlement m23 rebels 2

On Thursday, 78 Congolese crossed to Bunagana following fighting between the March 23 Movement (M23) rebels and the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC) soldiers.
15:46
15:46

WFP Worried About Impending Food Shortage in Kisoro m23 rebels 4 2

Emily Doe, World Food Program (WFP) Health Officer in Charge of South Western Uganda says that the influx of refugees happened at a time when humanitarian departments were not prepared due to many tasks across the country and outside Uganda.
17:03
17:03

Security Stops Trucks Crossing to DRC as M23, FARDC Clash m23 rebels 2

Heavy fighting broke out around 03:00 am Wednesday after FARDAC soldiers launched an offensive against rebel positions in Bugusa. General Sylvain Ekenge, the Spokesman for the North Kivu governor confirmed the attack against the M23 positions.
15:24
15:24

M23 Withdraws Soldiers from Captured Areas to Facilitate Ceasefire m23 rebels 2

The statement indicates that the M23 movement intends to hand over all the FARDC soldiers captured on the frontline to the International Committee of the Red Cross for the appropriate care.
15:59
15:59

Congolese Refugees Flee Back to Uganda, Two Days After Returning Home m23 rebels 7 7 Top story

Daniel Kisamo, Settlement Commandant Department of Refugees in the office of the Prime Minister, says that they were surprised to see the Congolese who had crossed back to their country fleeing back to Uganda on Sunday evening citing the tense situation in Rutshuru.
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