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13-19 May 2016

Weekly Media Monitoring report for The Democratic Republic of Congo
Posted on June 28, 2016

Contents

Compiled by Caroline Johnpulle 

  1. MONUSCO seeks support of the population for defense against, militia army ADF
  2. Moïse Katumbi placed under mandated provisional arrest
  3. North Kivu: 2 military killed in Kilimanyoka

1. MONUSCO seeks support of the population for defense against, militia army ADF
State-owned media

(Agence Congolaise Presse, government-owned news agency, article dated 18 May 2016 in French) La MONUSCO sollicite le concours de la population pour la neutralisation des ADF

  • MONUSCO and FARDC want the cooperation of the public to support the fight against the ADF.
  • The team plans to increase tactical actions, moving in smaller groups throughout Beni,

 


2. Moïse Katumbi placed under mandated provisional arrest
State-owned media

(Agence Congolaise Presse, government-owned news agency, article dated 19 May 2016 in French) Moïse Katumbi placé sous mandat d’arrêt provisoire

  • Former governor of Katanga, Moses Katumbi was charged Thursday for infringing the internal and external state security.
  • The general prosecutor's office announced he’s been placed under warranted provisional arrest.  

3. North Kivu: 2 military killed in Kilimanyoka
Privately-owned media

(Radio-Okapi, independent/privately-owned newspaper, article dated 15 May 2016, in French) Nord-Kivu: 2 militaires tués à Kilimanyoka

  • Gunmen attacked an army the night of May 15.
  • Two soldiers were killed two soldiers and another wounded in the town of Kilimanyoka in North Kivu.

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