60,763 entries found
Sort by: Latest |Relevance
30 Oct 1996 description

The World Food Programme has decided to launch an emergency airlift of relief supplies to Eastern Zaïre. The airlift will begin with a C-130 now in Kampala, Uganda, and will grow in scope in the coming days and weeks depending on needs and conditions on the ground.

30 Oct 1996 description

(FR) (Reiterates U.S. efforts to end fighting and aid refugees) (900)
By Robert Fullerton

30 Oct 1996 description

CYANGUGU, Rwanda (Reuter) - Zaire and Rwanda moved closer to war Wednesday with a second day of cross-border artillery exchanges after fighting in eastern Zaire claimed the life of a Roman Catholic archbishop.
The Vatican said Wednesday that Archbishop Christophe Munzihirwa was killed in the eastern town of Bukavu in an attack on the city Tuesday. Church sources in Rome said they believed he was killed in an ambush.

Rwandan Vice-President and Defense Minister Paul Kagame told a news conference in Rwanda's capital Kigali it would be

30 Oct 1996 description

BUKAVU, Zaire (Reuter) - Zaire warned Rwanda it would fight to defend its territory and its vast mineral wealth after the two sides fought a mortar battle across their border.
For the first time since ethnic warfare erupted in eastern Zaire two weeks ago, Zairean and Rwandan soldiers Tuesday

30 Oct 1996 description

Judith Matloff, Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor

30 Oct 1996 description

UNITED NATIONS
Department of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network
Tel: +254 2 622147
Fax: +254 2 622129

29 Oct 1996 description

UNHCR is cut off from all but about 400,000 of the one million refugees in eastern Zaire. They are at Lac Vert and Mugunga camps, which are in the Goma region. Those are the camps sheltering practically all of the 194,000 refugees ho fled Kibumba camp following an attack Friday night. In addition, about 10,000 displaced Zairians are sheltering there.

29 Oct 1996 description

UNHCR is cut off from all but about 400,000 of the one million refugees in eastern Zaire. They are at Lac Vert and Mugunga camps, which are in the Goma region. Those are the camps sheltering practically all of the 194,000 refugees who fled Kibumba camp following an attack Friday night. In addition, about 10,000 displaced Zairians are sheltering there.

29 Oct 1996 description

BURUNDI, RWANDA, TANZANIA, UGANDA & ZAIRE: RWANDAN AND BURUNDIAN REFUGEES
emergency appeal no. 01.02/96 situation report no. 8 period covered: 27-28 October 1996
EMERGENCY REPORT - KIVU CRISIS

29 Oct 1996 description

BUKAVU, Zaire (Reuter) - Zairean and Rwandan forces traded mortar and machinegun fire across their border Tuesday as the U.N. sought satellite photos to help trace hundreds of thousands of Hutu refugees fleeing Tutsi rebels inside Zaire.
Reuters reporters and other witnesses in the Rwandan border town of Cyangugu, just across the border from Bukavu, spoke

29 Oct 1996 description

(FR) (UNHCR distributes remaining food stocks to preempt looters) (890)
By Wendy Lubetkin

29 Oct 1996 description
report Voice of America

DATE=10/29/96
TYPE=CORRESPONDENT REPORT
NUMBER=2-205287
TITLE=ZAIRE / RWANDA (L-O-CQ)
BYLINE=CHRIS TOMLINSON
DATELINE=CYANGUGU
CONTENT=
VOICED AT:

29 Oct 1996 description

Zairian troops in Bukavu are reported to be out of control with widespread looting and violence as consequence. ACT partner offices as well as mission centers are confirmed looted by sources in Bukavu. The same sources also testify that most other UN/NGO property including vehicles have been looted by soldiers. The civilian governor of the town now has been or will soon be substituted with a military general who flew in from Kinshasa yesterday. Leading staff members with local ACT partner CEPZa/CELPa were evacuated Monday. All international UN and NGO staff left town during Monday.

29 Oct 1996 description
report Voice of America

DATE=10/29/96
TYPE=CORRESPONDENT REPORT
NUMBER=2-205272
TITLE=U-N / ZAIRE (L)
BYLINE=DOUGLAS ROBERTS
DATELINE=GENEVA
CONTENT=
VOICED AT:

29 Oct 1996 description
report Voice of America

DATE=10/29/96
TYPE=CORRESPONDENT REPORT
NUMBER=2-205305
TITLE=U-N/E-U/ZAIRE (S ONLY)
BYLINE=DOUGLAS ROBERTS
DATELINE=GENEVA
CONTENT=
VOICED AT: