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ADF attacks affect learners in 40 schools in Watalinga chiefdom

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 40 schools in Watalinga chiefdom in Beni territory in North Kivu province, Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have remained closed for the last two months due to insecurity caused by the rebel Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), a local non-profit Christian organization in …

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Learners shun school in Bundibugyo over ADF Attacks

Bundibugyo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Learners at schools neighbouring parts of Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC in Bundibugyo District have shunned classes after attacks by suspected Allied Democratic Forces-ADF rebels in Nobili Trading Centre. Nobili is less than five kilometres away from Busunga border point in Bundibugyo. School administrators …

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Military justice probes ADF commanders over Beni bomb attack

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT | The Beni-Butembo Garrison Military prosecutor’s office in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has opened up investigations against certain Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) Commanders accused of planning and ordering a bomb attack at In-Box restaurant-bar in the city of Beni, North Kivu province, on Christmas …

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6 ADF rebels killed by army in DR Congo

Kinshasa, DRC | Xinhua | The Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC) have killed six members of the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), a rebel group, during offensives in the country’s northeastern Beni area since Friday morning, a military source said. Captain Anthony Mualushayi, military spokesman for Operations …

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FULL TEXT: Uganda and DRC sign pact on tourism, security and infrastructure

  Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni and Felix Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo, the President of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), have pledged to work together on joint projects that will provide jobs, facilitate trade, social welfare and security in the region. This will include the construction of …

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Community fears grow as DR Congo Ebola death toll climbs

Geneva, Switzerland | AFP | Humanitarian workers are struggling to calm community fears in strife-torn eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, where 125 people have died of Ebola, and cases of the virus are spreading fast. The World Health Organization said Friday that 200 cases of the deadly virus have been …

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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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