The town of Beni, in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, saw a hesitant return to normal on June 30. It was the end of the 48-hour curfew announced by local authorities three days earlier, after a series of bomb blasts, including a suicide bombing, rocked the city in the province of North Kivu over the weekend. The attacks marked a grim turning point in a region terrorised by insurgents for more than twenty years.The town of Beni, in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, saw a hesitant return to normal on June 30. It was the end of the 48-hour curfew announced by local authorities three days earlier, after a series of bomb blasts, including a suicide bombing, rocked the city in the province of North Kivu over the weekend. The attacks marked a grim turning point in a region terrorised by insurgents for more than twenty years. …Read More

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