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TV: Kabila wounded  Son of President was temporarily in charge Kabila's son is head of Congo  The diplomats, who met with Joseph Kabila, were not told of the fate of his father, Laurent Kabila Kabila death confirmed Kabila's son to be sworn in  Acting head of state will soon be sworn in as president, replacing father Body of L. Kabila returns home  A jet delivered the body of slain President to his home district where he will lie in state before being flown to the capital Officials: bodyguard killed Kabila Kabila buried Joseph Kabila sworn New leader to end war  President Joseph Kabila appears open to talks to end the multiparty war   Kabila met Rwandan President
6 civilians killed in air raid Kabila killed


January 2001 ... more > Top ^
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  President was shot and killed by one officer, along with 10 other men
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February 2001 ... more > Top ^
Feb.1  
  Congolese President met with Kagame in Washington to bring peace and reconciliation
Feb.3  
  President Kabila made his first international trip with a visit to former colonial ruler. He hopes to have support to restore peace
Feb.11   Heavy fighting in jungle  Fighting has broken out between RCD forces, backed by Rwanda, and 5,000 ethnic Hutus Feb.15   Movement in Congo peace talks
  Rebel and government leaders made substantial movement, but the absence of Rwanda led many to worry
Feb.20   To withdraw troops from Congo  Uganda may soon withdraw 1,000 troops in response to recent moves to end a war Feb.22   Next steps for Congo warring sides  Security Council set a new timetable for the warring sides to pull back troops and for observers to verify departure

March 2001 ... more > Top ^
Mar.29   U.N. troops go into Congo  The first troops, 110 Uruguayans, have flown to back an international peace effort

April 2001 ... more > Top ^
Apr.6   Rebels agree to pullback  Zimbabwean Foreign Minister said that a rebel faction has agreed to pull back without conditions Apr.27   6 aid workers killed  Red Cross workers have been shot and hacked to death. They were on a routine evaluation trip

May 2001 ... more > Top ^
May.3   50 feared dead as ferry sinks
  Passengers rushed aboard. 4 people killed and 50 others trapped in Lake Kivu
May.20   Opposition rallies  2,000 demonstrators called on President Joseph Kabila to resign and for a broad internal debate about the future May.22   Kabila calls for larger U.N. force  President called for the United Nations to expand the peacekeeping force which will monitor peace in Congo May.23   Congo lays blame for Kabila killing  Congo has blamed Rwanda, Uganda and the Rally for Congolese Democracy rebels

June 2001 ... more > Top ^
Jun.15   Rebels refuse to demilitarize Kisangani  Rwandan-backed rebels have rejected UN call to leave the country's third-largest city

November 2001 ... more > Top ^
Nov.20     Rwanda rebuffs U.N. allegations  Panel said that Rwanda uses security concerns as an excuse to keep its troops in Congo and exploit the mineral riches

December 2001 ... more > Top ^
Dec.10     Ebola alert issued
  28 people died from haemorrhaging near the border with Congo Dec.12   Dissent threatens Congo talks
  There is a disagreement over how many people should participate in talks to determine Congo's political future





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6 civilians killed in air raid New leader to end war  President Joseph Kabila appears open to talks to end the multiparty war   Kabila met Rwandan President




Congo, 2001 War & Army Timeline ... See World War & Army timeline Top ^
2001
Jan.14
Jan.27
Feb.1
  Congolese President met with Kagame in Washington to bring peace and reconciliation
Feb.11 Heavy fighting in jungle  Fighting has broken out between RCD forces, backed by Rwanda, and 5,000 ethnic Hutus Feb.15 Movement in Congo peace talks
  Rebel and government leaders made substantial movement, but the absence of Rwanda led many to worry
Feb.20 To withdraw troops from Congo  Uganda may soon withdraw 1,000 troops in response to recent moves to end a war Feb.22 Next steps for Congo warring sides  Security Council set a new timetable for the warring sides to pull back troops and for observers to verify departure Mar.29 U.N. troops go into Congo  The first troops, 110 Uruguayans, have flown to back an international peace effort Apr.6 Rebels agree to pullback  Zimbabwean Foreign Minister said that a rebel faction has agreed to pull back without conditions May.22 Kabila calls for larger U.N. force  President called for the United Nations to expand the peacekeeping force which will monitor peace in Congo Jun.15 Rebels refuse to demilitarize Kisangani  Rwandan-backed rebels have rejected UN call to leave the country's third-largest city



Congo, 2001 Disasters Timeline ... See World Disasters timeline Top ^
2001 May.3 50 feared dead as ferry sinks
  Passengers rushed aboard. 4 people killed and 50 others trapped in Lake Kivu
Dec.10   Ebola alert issued
  28 people died from haemorrhaging near the border with Congo



Congo, 2001 Crime Timeline ... See World Crime timeline Top ^
2001 Jan.16 Kabila killed
  President was shot and killed by one officer, along with 10 other men
Jan.17 TV: Kabila wounded
  Son of President was temporarily in charge Jan.20 Officials: bodyguard killed Kabila Apr.27 6 aid workers killed  Red Cross workers have been shot and hacked to death. They were on a routine evaluation trip May.23 Congo lays blame for Kabila killing  Congo has blamed Rwanda, Uganda and the Rally for Congolese Democracy rebels



Congo, 2001 Politics Timeline ... See World Politics timeline Top ^
2001 Jan.18 Kabila's son is head of Congo  The diplomats, who met with Joseph Kabila, were not told of the fate of his father, Laurent Kabila Jan.18 Kabila death confirmed
Jan.19 Kabila's son to be sworn in  Acting head of state will soon be sworn in as president, replacing father Jan.20 Body of L. Kabila returns home  A jet delivered the body of slain President to his home district where he will lie in state before being flown to the capital Jan.23 Kabila buried Jan.26 Joseph Kabila sworn Feb.1   Kabila met Rwandan President
  Congolese President met with Kagame in Washington to bring peace and reconciliation
Feb.3 Congo leader visits Belgium
  President Kabila made his first international trip with a visit to former colonial ruler. He hopes to have support to restore peace
Feb.15 Movement in Congo peace talks
  Rebel and government leaders made substantial movement, but the absence of Rwanda led many to worry
May.20 Opposition rallies  2,000 demonstrators called on President Joseph Kabila to resign and for a broad internal debate about the future Nov.20   Rwanda rebuffs U.N. allegations  Panel said that Rwanda uses security concerns as an excuse to keep its troops in Congo and exploit the mineral riches Dec.12 Dissent threatens Congo talks
  There is a disagreement over how many people should participate in talks to determine Congo's political future