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Vol 51 No 9

Published 30th April 2010


Congo-Kinshasa

River raid

A raid on Mbandaka, capital of Equateur Province, underlines the nation’s insecurity. Between 40 and 60 men of the Enyele people arrived on the riverboat Malaika (‘Angel’) armed with bows and arrows and a few rifles, and soon took over the town and its airport. Other attacks in the area followed, worrying people in nearby Congo-Brazzaville.

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