Between mid-August and September 10, 2020, seven detainees were reported starving to death at Bunia central prison, in the Ituri province.
After 17 months in operation instead of the 12 initially planned, a first portion of the troops of the Senegalese Formed Police Unit (SENFPU 13) left Goma, North Kivu and Bunia, Ituri, to return to their home country.
The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary General in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Leila Zerrougui, emphatically denounced fanciful rumors that MONUSCO would be involved in providing logistics to armed groups in the east of the country.
Ten months earlier, some 20 young men from Bunia, Ituri, underwent a training in cell phone repair given by MONUSCO peacekeepers from Bangladesh. The trainees included Jonas Byaruanga Dhedonga, over 27 who is now running two cell phone repair shops.
During a working session with MONUSO’s substantive sections in Uvira, South Kivu Province, on 6th August, some 20 women leaders from the region assessed the critical and worrying situation in the territories of Fizi, Mwenga and
On July 29, 2020, Omar Aboud, chief of MONUSCO/Goma Petit Nord office, and General Aba Van Ang, the provincial commissioner of the Congolese national police in North-Kivu, jointly laid the foundation stone for the construction and re
MONUSCO Office Chief in Ituri, Josiah Obat, officially handed over to the Ituri Provincial Government on Friday, July 31, 2020 a concrete 430-linear meter and 3-meter high fence wall, and two watchtowers or observation posts fo
MONUSCO, through the International Strategy for the Stabilization of Congo (ISSS), officially handed over to the Provincial Government of Ituri, on Tuesday July 28, 2020, a building which will serve as administrative premises for the Kasen
The objective of the mission carried out by MONUSCO from 20 to 25 July 2020 was to get a clear picture of the security and humanitarian situations in the southern part of Lubero territory confronted with repeated inter-armed groups’
Several cases of human rights violations have been reported in Ituri since the outbreak of the Covid pandemic-related health crisis.