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17:17
17:17

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

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.
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.
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.
15:59
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.
15:53
15:53

M23, FARDC Trade Accusation Over Shooting MONUSCO Helicopter FARDC Forces 3 Top story

The MONUSCO helicopter was brought down during a reconnaissance mission in the area of ​​Tchanzu and Runyoni, Rutshuru territory killing eight people on board. Some of the dead are ​​Lt Col Asif Ali Awan, Maj Saad Nomani, Maj Faizan Ali, Naib Subedar Samiullak Khan, Havaldar Muhammad Ismail and Lance Corporal Havaldar Muhamad Jamil, all Pakistan soldiers.
13:58
13:58

UPDF Soldier killed in Clashes with M23 Rebels game rangers

The deceased, identified as Lance Corporal David Ochuna and the injured, private John Jackie Kusuba attached to the UPDF 63 Battalion barracks, were shot as the army and game rangers exchanged gunfire with the rebels.
16:32
16:32

Kisoro LC V Chairman Apologizes Over M23 Rebel Remarks district council 1 4

Expedito Byensi, the Nyakabande Sub County representative, faulted the speaker for adjourning the council meeting prematurely, saying they wanted a written apology from the Chairperson.
11:54
11:54

Kisoro District Chairman Faces Censure over M23 councillors 1

Bizimanas troubles stem from recent media statements in which he mentioned that councilors in Kisoro district local government were collaborators of the M23, a rebel movement whose ex-combatants had sought refuge in districts neighboring the Democratic Republic of Congo.
13:41
13:41

42 'M23 Rebels' Arrested in Kisoro

Forty two men believed to be members of the M23 rebel group have been arrested in Kisoro district amidst reports that fighting has resumed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo DRC.
06:55
06:55

Four More M23 Rebels Arrested in Kisoro 1

Hajji Shafique Ssekandi, the Kisoro Resident District Commissioner says that the arrested ex-combatants, detained at Kisoro Police Station, are part of the 750 that recently escaped from Bihanga Military Training School in Ibanda District.
06:56
06:56

Five more M23 Rebels Intercepted in Kisoro escaping 1

Hajji Shafique Ssekandi, the Kisoro Resident District Commissioner, says the rebels are being held together with their colleagues at Kisoro Police Station as investigations continue. He says the fighters will be relocated to Bihanga Military Training School today.
12:54
12:54

Ex M23 Combatants Accused of Fueling Kisoro Insecurity kisoro district 3

Leaders in Kisoro District say cases of gun related murder and aggravated robbery have escalated since M23 ex-rebels crossed into the district.
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