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UPDF: 100 ADF rebels killed in DR Congo strikes

Kampala, Uganda | AFP |  Uganda’s army on Wednesday claimed that its operations in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo killed over 100 members of a Ugandan Muslim rebel group accused of murdering UN peacekeepers. “Over 100 terrorists were killed with several others wounded and their logistic stores destroyed,” said general …

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UPDF strikes rebel camps in eastern DR Congo

Ugandan army strikes rebel camps in eastern DR Congo Kampala, Uganda | AFP – Michael O’Hagan |  Uganda’s army said Friday it had launched attacks on a shadowy rebel group in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, where the militants killed 14 UN peacekeepers earlier this month. Army spokesman Richard Karemire …

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UN says peacekeeper killed in attack on DR Congo base

Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | Rebels from a Ugandan-dominated group on Monday attacked a UN military base in DR Congo’s unstable east, killing one peacekeeper and injuring 12 others, the UN mission said. The attack took place in Beni where UN soldiers have been battling the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), …

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THIS WEEK: Suspects in Kiggundu murder charged

THIS WEEK: Suspects in Kiggundu murder charged Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | On Sept.07, the Director of Public Prosecutions Mike Chibita told court he has charged eight suspects in connection with the murder of a muslim cleric Maj. Muhammad Kiggundu and his body guard in November last year. Kiggundu was …

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Sheikh Mwanje charged with aiding terrorism, links to ADF

Sheikh Mwanje charged with terrorism, links to ADF Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI |  Six people, including jailed Sheikh Yahaya Mwanje, have been arraigned before Buganda Road Court on charges of murder and aiding terrorism. This after the DPP Mike Chibita withdrew the earlier charge of murder against Sheikh Mwanje together with three others …

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JAIL BREAK: 900 inmates escape, 11 dead after Beni attack

Goma, DR Congo | AFP |  Eleven people were killed and more than 900 inmates escaped Sunday after unidentified assailants attacked a jail in DR Congo’s restive east, an official said. “The Kangwayi prison in Beni was attacked at 3:30 pm (1330 GMT) by assailants whose identity is not yet …

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Regional centre on ADF opens in Kasese

A joint military operations centre has been opened in the western district of Kasese to follow up on activities of the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF). The formation of the joint follow up mechanism was among the key resolutions that were agreed upon by heads of state during the International Conference …

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Intel hub set up in Uganda to fight shadowy rebel group

Kasese, Uganda | AFP | Countries in Africa’s Great Lakes region launched an intelligence nerve centre in Uganda Saturday to better coordinate the fight against a rebel group responsible for massacres in neighbouring DR Congo. A string of bloody killings in which civilians have mostly been hacked to death around …

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