Latest North Kivu Stories

2006-07-18 13:12:57

By David Lewis KINSHASA (Reuters) - Gunmen have killed up to seven people at an election rally in eastern Congo in an attack which revived fears that violence could disrupt the country's historic polls later this month, officials said on Tuesday.

2006-04-26 10:16:27

By David Lewis KINSHASA (Reuters) - Several hundred children die daily from hunger, disease and violence in Congo, despite the efforts of U.N. peacekeepers, billions of dollars of aid and the prospect of post-war elections, a rights group said on Wednesday.

2005-12-26 12:37:10

By Willy Kabwe KINSHASA (Reuters) - UN and Congolese forces have killed about 80 rebels in a week of joint operations and vowed to sustain the drive to bring peace to the violent east before next year's elections, the UN said on Monday.

2005-11-02 12:10:04

By David Lewis KINSHASA (Reuters) - Congo's army, backed by U.N. peacekeepers, killed 32 militiamen during a two-day operation to free four local election officials kidnapped in the lawless east, the United Nations said on Wednesday.

Word of the Day
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.