kivu kivu

Definition(s):

  • (n) a lake in the mountains of central Africa between Congo and Rwanda

News

  • Army battles M23 rebels in DR Congo

    The army in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday pursued an offensive against rebels of the M23 movement to protect the North Kivu provincial capital of Goma, military sources said.
    on July 16, 2013     Source: Fox News

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  1. "The situation in the DRC remains extremely grave. Over 900,000 people have been forced to leave their home in North Kivu and there is now an urgent need for food, water and shelter," said Alexander.
    on Nov 3, 2008 By: Douglas Alexander Source: Calgary Herald

  2. "It's an open kind of framework which allows the two countries to work together," Kagame said. "Whether in North Kivu or South Kivu, I think we can work together."
    on Mar 1, 2009 By: Paul Kagame Source: Forbes

  3. "The urgent need for food, water, shelter and care must be covered through international mobilisation and the securing of routes to allow aid to reach all North Kivu," the French and British ministers, Bernard Kouchner and David Miliband, said...
    on Nov 2, 2008 By: David Miliband Source: Reuters South Africa

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