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Museveni blames insecurity in Eastern DRC on illegal guns

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has blamed the insecurity in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), on the prevalence of illegal firearms that have been circulating in the country since independence. He made these remarks on Monday while addressing the East African Community (EAC) leaders virtually …

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AU envoy calls for increased humanitarian support in eastern DRC

Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua | Uhuru Kenyatta, Kenya’s African Union (AU) peace envoy, has called for increased humanitarian support to the residents in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) where fighting has led to the loss of lives and property as well as mass displacements. Kenyatta, the former Kenyan …

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Kenyan army deployed to North Kivu to stem rebel fighting

Goma, DRC | Xinhua | A contingent of the Kenyan army arrived Saturday in Goma, the capital of the North Kivu province, located in the northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), as part of the military intervention by the East African Community (EAC) to stem the armed violence in this part …

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DRC President Tshisekedi meets Hutu, Tutsi

Kinshasa, DRC | THE INDEPENDENT | DRC President Félix-Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo has met a delegation of Tutsi Congolese, who he reassured of their safety and security in the country as citizens. The meeting comes a week after he also met leaders of the Congolese Hutu community. According to a statement from …

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EAC SUMMIT: Rwanda’s Kagame meets DRC Prime Minister

Shamar El Sheikh, Egypt | THE INDEPENDENT | Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame has met face to face with DRC Prime Minister Jean-Michel Sama Lukonde at a special  EAC High Level Consultative meeting held Monday in Egypt at the sidelines of the meeting of United Nations Framework on Climate Change (COP-27). Monday’s High …

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