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27 May - 2 June 2016

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

Contents

Compiled by Caroline Johnpulle 

  1. Ituri: FARDC confront the rebel group UPLC in Mambasa
  2. Two ADF terrorists killed by the FARDC
  3. RDC: Former CENI chairman, Abbot Apollinaire Malumalu dead

 


1. Ituri: FARDC confront the rebel group UPLC in Mambasa
State-owned media

(Agence Congolaise Presse, government-owned news agency, article dated 28 May 2016 in French) Ituri : les FARDC s’affrontent au groupe rebelle UPLC à Mambasa

  • May 28, the FARDC led a surprise attack against the rebels ULPC, who were heavily armed.
  • This is the second attack by the ULPC this month. 

2. Two ADF terrorists killed by the FARDC
State-owned media

(Agence Congolaise Presse, government-owned news agency, article dated 31 May 2016 in French)Deux terroristes de l’ADF tués lundi par les FARDC

  • FARDC killed two ADF terrorists, who were recovering military equipment in Bambanda.
  • FARDC continue offense in Butare, Walikale and  South Kivu. 

3. RDC: Former CENI chairman, Abbot Apollinaire Malumalu dead
Privately-owned media

(Radio-Okapi, independent/privately-owned newspaper, article dated 1 June 2016, in French) RDC: l’abbé Malumalu en « état de mort cérébrale »

  • Former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI), Abbot Apollinaire Malumalu died June 1 in Atlanta.
  • Father Malumalu directed the election commission in the DRC twice, beginning in 2006. 

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