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12 Apr 2011 description

The young people at the (future) Maison Kimbilio in Lubumbashi, DRC marked the International Day of Street Children yesterday by taking mattresses out to sleep at the site of their new centre, reports mission partner Ian Harvey, working with Project Kimbilio.

26 Jun 2009 description

Disturbing reports of new attacks are coming out of DRC, even as the Anglican Church there strives to provide food and healthcare - with help from CMS supporters

Thanks to the generosity of supporters, CMS has been able to send grants totalling £7,100 to partners in eastern DR Congo who are caring for displaced people in the wake of last autumn's violence.

CMS transcultural manager for Africa Stephen Burgess says, "A big thank you to everyone who gave.

08 Apr 2009 description

In his own words, the Rev Desire Mukanirwa Kadorho, the Anglican Church's project development officer at Goma, reports from a recent trip to assess the post-war situation around Rutshuru

Rutshuru is predominantly known as an agricultural region, whereas Masisi is a pastoral region and Goma is the headquarters of the whole North Kivu province, a volcanic town.

26 Jan 2009 description

The arrest last week of rebel general Laurent Nkunda in eastern Congo has had an immediate impact, says a local Anglican priest who has been in touch with CMS.

The Congolese army has already retaken areas controlled by Nkunda around Rutshuru and road barriers set up by Nkunda's forces have come down. Local government is being reinstated in the formerly rebel-controlled districts.

People are beginning to feel safe enough to travel a little, says our correspondent (who remains anonymous because of the still fragile situation), yet still fear retaliation from Nkunda's forces.