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Kagame, Tshisekedi agree to cool down tensions

Luanda, Angola | Xinhua | President Felix Tshisekedi of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and his Rwandan counterpart, Paul Kagame, on Wednesday agreed on a de-escalation process after the resurgence of a rebel group had fueled tensions between the two countries. The consensus was reached after a tripartite …

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UN Security Council renews sanctions on DRC

Security Council’s sanctions on the DRC are designed to curb the violent activities of armed groups United Nations | Xinhua | The United Nations Security Council on Thursday renewed the sanctions imposed on the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Adopting resolution 2641 by a vote of 10 in favor to …

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EAC member states undermining DRC’s sovereignty: LOP

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Leader of Opposition Mathias Mpuuga has questioned the relevance of the East African Community-EAC in pacifying member states following the repeated anarchy in the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC. On April 8th, 2022, DRC signed the Treaty of accession becoming the youngest member of the …

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Kagame, Tshisekedi and Museveni meet in Nairobi

Nairobi, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT & XINHUA | Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has today hosted the EAC Heads of State Conclave on Inter-Congolese Dialogue of the Nairobi Process on the Peace and Security Situation in Eastern DR Congo. Today’s Heads of State high-level meeting hosted by Chairperson of EAC, is an …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Chasing militants in DRC or money?

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Chasing militants or money?: Investigation questions UPDF mission in DR Congo THE LAST WORD Aiding the enemy Part 2: America’s opportunities and main challenge as it seeks to contain China from dominating Asia …

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Ugandan troops halt fighting in eastern DRC

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandan troops fighting in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have been instructed to hold their positions and wait for further instructions. Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba, Commander Land Forces of the Uganda Peoples Defense Forces (UPDF), tweeted late on Wednesday that Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni had …

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