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M23 rebels allow refugees to cross to Rutshuru for basic needs

Bunagana, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The M23 rebels have allowed DRC refugees who are camping in Bunagana town council to cross back to Rutshuru and pick up basic needs. The rebels conquered Bunagana border in Rutshuru territory, North Kivu province on Monday after overpowering DRC government security forces in the area. …

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FARDC soldiers flee to Uganda as M23 capture Bunagana border

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | M23 rebels have captured Bunagana border on the side of the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC, forcing over 150 government soldiers to flee into Uganda. The FARDC soldiers have surrendered to Ugandan authorities at Bunagana border. This follows renewed fighting near Bunagana border in Rutshuru territory, …

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Elwelu tasks region’s armies to fight new security threats

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lt. Gen. Peter Elwelu, the Deputy Chief of Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF has challenged armed forces from the East African Community-EAC member states to devise means of jointly averting security threats within the region so as to ensure their sovereignty. Addressing members of armed …

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DR Congo war

  DR Congo war: Why it tops world’s most neglected crises ANALYSIS | RONALD MUSOKE | The Democratic Republic of Congo tops the list of the world’s most neglected displacement crises according to the latest report by humanitarian non-profit organisation— the Norwegian Refugee Council. “The Democratic Republic of Congo has …

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Operation shujja commanders discuss progress in Fort Portal

Fort Portal, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Peoples Defense Forces and Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo-FARDC have held talks in Fort Portal city to review the ongoing military operations in DRC. The meeting  follows a joint offensive that was launched by the two countries against ADF …

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Uganda – DRC trade

Uganda private sector to hold first business summit in Democratic Republic of Congo | THE INDEPENDENT | Private Sector Foundation Uganda representing private sector business associations in partnership with Government of Uganda will hold the first ever Uganda- DR Congo Business Summit between May 31 and June 8 in Kinshasa …

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