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07 Dec 1999 description
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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.

06 Dec 1999 description
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SOUTHERN AFRICA: Holbrooke discusses DRC crisis with Mbeki

18 Aug 1999 description

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.

23 Jul 1999 description
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SOUTH AFRICA: DRC president expected in South Africa

08 Jul 1999 description
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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.

28 Jun 1999 description
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UNITED NATIONS
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25 Jun 1999 description
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SOUTH AFRICA: New role in Africa

18 Jun 1999 description
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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.

18 Jun 1999 description
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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.

11 Jun 1999 description

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.

04 Jun 1999 description
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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.

04 Jun 1999 description
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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.

13 May 1999 description

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.

13 May 1999 description
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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.

12 May 1999 description
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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.

12 May 1999 description
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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.

12 May 1999 description
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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.

12 May 1999 description

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.

05 May 1999 description
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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.

05 May 1999 description
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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.