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DR Congo

U.S. lauds South Africa's efforts to end fighting in Zaire

*97030301.AAF (Zaire government and Alliance forces agree to talk) (600) By Robert Fullerton USIA Staff Writer WASHINGTON -- The United States has lauded South Africa for its "leadership role" in...

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DR Congo

Thousands stream into Ubundu

DATE=3/10/97 TYPE=CORRESPONDENT REPORT NUMBER=2-211200 TITLE=ZAIRE / REFUGEES (L ONLY) BYLINE=SONYA LAURENCE GREEN DATELINE=NAIROBI CONTENT= VOICED AT: INTRO: AID AGENCIES SAY THOUSANDS OF RWANDAN...

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DR Congo

Security Council calls for acceptance of peace plan

*97031003.AAF (Statement urges rebels to accept U.N. 5-point plan) (450) By Suzanne Granfar USIA Special Correspondent UNITED NATIONS -- Underlining "the urgent need for a comprehensive and...

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Somalia

Warring factions in Somalia back UN appeal

UNDP FLASH! Two rival warlords in Somalia, Ali Mahdi and Hussein Aidid, have signed a joint statement calling on international donors to back a US$100 million UN appeal for Somalia launched in...

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DR Congo

Zaire Rebels Said Massing Near Kisangani

10 5:05 PM EST KINSHASA, Zaire (Reuter) - Rebels closing in on Zaire's city of Kisangani are concentrating their forces on the road leading into town from the southeast, military sources said Monday. ...

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Iraq

Operation 'Northern Watch' has major objectives in N. Iraq

*97031005.NNE (According to former State Department official) (600) By David Pitts USIA Staff Writer Washington -- Operation Northern Watch, the successor to Operation Provide Comfort in northern...

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DR Congo

UN refugee agency searching for 300 thousand refugees

The United Nations refugee agency in central africa is searching for an estimated 300-thousand Rwandan Hutu refugees, who have fled fighting between rebels and Government forces in Eastern Zaire...

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Sudan

Sudan says Uganda is attacking from south

KHARTOUM (Mar 10, 1997 06:13 a.m. EST) - Sudan has said that Uganda attacked two border towns in the south to support rebels fighting the Khartoum government. State television interrupted its regular...

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DR Congo

Zaire peace envoy reports 'breakthrough' on aid for refugees

A Dutch peace envoy says the Zairean rebel leader, Laurent Kabila, is willing to open an humanitarian convoy to enable aid groups to reach refugees in territory controlled by his followers. The Dutch...

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DR Congo

IRIN Emergency Update No. 123 on the Great Lakes

UNITED NATIONS Department of Humanitarian Affairs Integrated Regional Information Network Tel: +254 2 622147 Fax: +254 2 622129 e-mail: irin@dha.unon.org - The leader of the rebel group, the Alliance...

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DPRK

Relief Organizations Continue to Address North Korea Famine

NEW YORK (UMNS) -- As representatives from North and South Korea met here March 5 to discuss peace for the first time since the Korean war, relief organizations continued to address needs created by...

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DR Congo

Great Lakes Crises at a glance

First UN assessment mission to Tingi-Tingi following its capture by the Alliance of Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Congo-Zaire (ADFL) finds hundreds of refugees in makeshift encampments...

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Sudan

Sudan Says Thousands Of Refugees From Zaire Desperate

Yahya el Hassan PANA Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan (PANA) - Sudan's commissioner for refugees, Mohamed Ahmed Hussein, has said the 6,000 refugees in Sudan fleeing Zaire's civil war are in desperate...

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DR Congo

Refugees arrive in Kisangani

DATE=3/9/97 TYPE=BACKGROUND REPORT NUMBER=5-35896 TITLE=ZAIRE REFUGEES BYLINE=SCOTT STEARNS DATELINE=WALIKALE CONTENT= VOICED AT: INTRO: REFUGEES AND REBELS ARE HEADING TOWARD ZAIRE'S THIRD-LARGEST...

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DR Congo

Zaire Rebels Say Kisangani Surrounded

6:58 PM EST TINGI TINGI, Zaire (Reuter) - Rebels advancing in eastern Zaire said they had surrounded the city of Kisangani where civilians have been fleeing an expected attack. The radio of the rebel...

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DR Congo

IRIN Emergency Update No. 122 on the Great Lakes

UNITED NATIONS Department of Humanitarian Affairs Integrated Regional Information Network Tel: +254 2 622147 Fax: +254 2 622129 e-mail: irin@dha.unon.org - The United Nations Security Council called...

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DR Congo

A double liberation for Punia

The rebels are being treated as double heroes as they march through Zaire, freeing residents from 30 years of Mobutu's plundering rule, and the brutalities of the fleeing remnants of Rwanda's Hutu...

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