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International Crimes Division ready to try ADF leader Mukulu

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | A panel instituted to try rebel leader of the Allied Democratic Forces Jamil Mukulu, has been named. Three Judges of the International Crimes Division of the High Court, including the head of this court Justice Moses Mukiiibi, Justice Michael Elubu and Justice Susan Okalany …

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Five killed by suspected ADF rebels in eastern DR Congo

Goma, DR Congo | AFP | Five people were killed Saturday in an ambush by suspected Ugandan Islamist rebels in the Beni region of Democratic Republic of Congo’s chronically troubled east, officials said. Local official Leon Bahungako said the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) group were behind the attack in which …

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DR Congo army ‘at war’ with two militia groups

Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | The defence minister for the Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday said the army was waging ‘war’ against two militia forces in the country’s troubled east. Crispin Atama Thabe told AFP that government forces were tackling rebels in both South Kivu province and neighbouring …

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DR Congo general ambushed in troubled eastern region

Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP |  A general commanding military operations in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo was ambushed, army sources said on Friday, as rebels launched fresh attacks in the troubled region. A convoy that included General Philemon Yav, in charge of forces in the region, came under fire …

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ADF rebels launch new offensive in DRC, repelled

Three DR Congo soldiers killed fighting Ugandan rebels Beni, DR Congo | AFP | Three Democratic Republic of Congo soldiers died on Monday while repelling an attack in the eastern Beni region by ADF Ugandan Islamist rebels, who are suspected of murdering 14 UN peacekeepers last month. The army had …

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DRC army launches new operation against Ugandan rebels

Beni, DR Congo | AFP |  The Congolese army on Saturday announced a new operation against armed groups, notably the ADF Ugandan Islamist rebels suspected of murdering 14 UN peacekeepers last month. Army vehicles transported some 300 troops to the operation’s headquarters near Beni in the restive eastern province of …

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