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22 May 2001 description
report Mail and Guardian

The United Nations despatched a weighty delegation of ambassadors to Southern and East Africa this week, in the latest stage of the initiative to end two years of civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo

21 May 2001 description
report Xinhua

DAR ES SALAAM, May 21, 2001 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- Tanzanian President Benjamin Mkapa has urged all refugees from neighboring countries who are staying outside refugee camps in western Tanzania to immediately return to the camps, the independent Guardian newspaper reported on Monday.

18 May 2001 description

Bujumbura, Burundi - Le gouvernement du Burundi et le Fonds des Nations Unies pour l'Enfance (UNICEF) ont signé, à Bujumbura, un protocole de financement d'un montant global de près de 10 millions de dollars américains destinés à divers projets de santé publique dans le pays.

18 May 2001 description
report Xinhua

DAR ES SALAAM, May 18, 2001 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- An average of 3,500 refugees have been entering Tanzania each month since January, though refugee camps in the country are faced with acute food shortage, the official Daily News reported Friday.

16 May 2001 description

Bujumbura, Burundi - Le ministre burundais de la Défense, le colonel Cyrille Ndayirukiye, a déclaré mercredi au cours d'un point de presse sur la sécurité du pays que la guerre civile "va inévitablement s'intensifier" en raison du déménagement des mouvements rebelles burundais basés en République Démocratique du Congo (RDC) voisine.

16 May 2001 description

Lusaka, Zambia - The Joint Military Commission (JMC) supervising the peace process in the Democratic Republic of Congo has criticised rebel leader Jean-Pierre Bemba for failing to disengage his Movement for the Liberation of Congo (MLC) rebel troops as promised.

16 May 2001 description

By Richard C. Hottelet

13 May 2001 description

Brussels, Belgium - The situation in the Great Lakes region would be on the agenda of the EU Council of Foreign ministers meeting Monday and Tuesday in Brussels, official sources in the Belgian capital said.

13 May 2001 description

Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania - OAU Secretary General Salim Ahmed Salim has called on the world community to back President Joseph Kabila's efforts to restore peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the official Sunday News reported Sunday.

13 May 2001 description

Bruxelles, Belgique - La situation dans la Région des Grands Lacs sera au menu des travaux du Conseil des ministres des Affaires étrangères de l'Union européenne qui se tiendra lundi et mardi à Bruxelles, a-t-on appris de source officielle dans la capitale belge.

13 May 2001 description
report Xinhua

MAPUTO, May 13, 2001 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- The Mozambican authorities plan to close two refugee camps in Boane district, about 30 kilometers west of Maputo, in order to ensure tighter control over asylum seekers.

10 May 2001 description

Bujumbura, Burundi - The follow-up committee on the peace process in Burundi has been convened to meet in Arusha, Tanzania 28 May to 4 June, sources confirmed in Bujumbura Thursday.

09 May 2001 description
report Xinhua

LUSAKA, May 9, 2001 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- The influx of refugees from Angola into Zambia is worrying security personnel in the country's Northwestern Province, the Zambia Daily Mail reported on Wednesday.
The report quoted Hudson Beenzu, police chief of the province, as saying that so far the province has received 1,060 Angolan refugees at border entry points in Mwinilunga and Zambezi.

08 May 2001 description
report Xinhua

DAR ES SALAAM, May 8, 2001 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- Tanzania, Burundi and the U.N.High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Tuesday signed an agreement to establish a commission for the repatriation of hundreds of thousands of Burundian refugees in Tanzania.

07 May 2001 description

After three months of 'house cleaning,' President Kabila sets sights on peace.

06 May 2001 description

Bujumbura, Burundi - Le gouvernement burundais vient d'annoncer une série de taxes devant frapper divers produits de large consommation pour alimenter un "fonds spécial de solidarité nationale" destiné à soutenir l'effort de guerre dans le pays.

02 May 2001 description

Deodatus Mfugale