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JOHANNESBURG, 7 December (IRIN) - A Joint Military Commission (JMC) team is to travel to Rwanda shortly to discuss safe passage for Zimbabwean soldiers trapped by Kigali-backed rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), a spokesman for Zimbabwe's Armed Forces Headquarters told IRIN on Tuesday.
SOUTHERN AFRICA: Holbrooke discusses DRC crisis with Mbeki
Refugees International previously reported that the July 5th hostage incident in Mwange camp, Zambia revealed that international and local authorities were under-equipped to deal effectively with growing security problems.
SOUTH AFRICA: DRC president expected in South Africa
JOHANNESBURG, 8 July (IRIN) - A ceasefire agreement for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), due to be signed by regional leaders in Lusaka on Saturday, would not trigger the early return of the 25,000 DRC refugees in Zambia, a senior UNHCR official told IRIN on Thursday.
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JOHANNESBURG, 18 juin (IRIN) - Les autorités zambiennes ont annoncé jeudi l'arrestation de 10 rebelles de la République démocratique du Congo (RDC) après un échange de tirs près de la ville-frontière de Kaputa à l'extrême nord du pays.
JOHANNESBURG, 18 June (IRIN) - The Zambian authorities on Thursday announced the arrest of 10 rebels from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) after an exchange of gunfire near the country's northernmost border town, Kaputa.
The refugee assistance operation initially
encountered several operational constraints in the start-up process, but
effective discussions between the Zambia Red Cross Society (ZRCS), the
Federation, and UNHCR (the lead agency)
resulted in increased collaboration and co-operation, and improved service delivery particularly in the areas of camp management and sectoral assistance.
JOHANNESBURG, 4 juin (IRIN) - Un groupe de rebelles opposés au gouvernement de la République démocratique du Congo (RDC) a lancé cette semaine un coup de main contre une bourgade du district de Kaputa, à l'extrême nord du pays, indiquait-on vendredi à IRIN de source officielle.
JOHANNESBURG, 4 June (IRIN) - A group of rebels fighting the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) raided a village in Zambia's northernmost Kaputa district this week, officials told IRIN on Friday.
JOHANNESBURG, 13 May (IRIN) - The Zambian health ministry has declared the northern town of Kaputa a cholera infected area following an increase in the number of patients reporting to health centres.
LUSAKA, Zambia (PANA) - Zambian President Frederick Chiluba left Lusaka Thursday for Lubumbashi to hold talks with his Democratic Republic of Congo counterpart, Laurent Kabila, in an effort aimed at bringing the warring parties in that country to sign a ceasefire.
JOHANNESBURG, 12 mai (IRIN) - Les relations commerciales entre la Zambie enclavée et ses voisins son atteintes de plein fouet par le conflit de la région des Grands Lacs, ont indiqué mercredi à IRIN des personnalités des milieux d'affaires.
JOHANNESBURG, 12 May (IRIN) - Trade between land-locked Zambia and its neighbours has been hit hard by the Great Lakes conflict, local business leaders told IRIN on Wednesday.
Lusaka - Hardly a week after Zambian authorities repatriated 70 Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) soldiers back to their country, another 76 arrived in Zambia along with hundreds of refugees fleeing the war-ravaged DRC.
LUSAKA, Zambia (PANA) - Zambian President Frederick Chiluba travels to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Wednesday for consultations with his Tanzanian counterpart, Benjamin Mkapa, as part of his continued initiatives to secure peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
JOHANNESBURG, 5 mai (IRIN) - Les autorités sanitaires zambiennes vont systématiser le dépistage du virus de la fièvre d'Ebola chez les réfugiés en provenance de la République démocratique du Congo (RDC), annonçaient mercredi les organes d'information.
JOHANNESBURG, 5 May (IRIN) - The Zambian health authorities are to screen refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for the Ebola virus, news reports said on Wednesday.