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America-Africa relations

Is there really a paradigm shift and why, following Blinken visit, the answer seems to be yes COMMENT | GILBERT M. KHADIAGALA | U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s whirlwind visit to three African countries is the second in less than 12 months. In November 2021 he visited key U.S. …

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Ugandan troops in DR Congo to be immunized against Ebola

Kampala, Uganda | Xinhua | The UPDF on Tuesday said its troops hunting down insurgents in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are to be immunized against the Ebola virus. The military in a statement said its medical department together with the ministry of health and the World Health Organization …

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51 ADF rebels killed since inception of Operation shujja

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A total of 51 rebels of the Allied Democratic Forces-ADF have been killed in active combat since November last year when the Uganda People’s Defence Forces-UPDF attacked their bases in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC. The operation code-named Shujja is jointly conducted with the Armed …

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KCB enters DRC market

The move gives the lender access to Africa’s second-largest country with a population of over 93 million people  Kampala, Uganda | KAMPALA, UGANDA | Regional lender, KCB Group, has followed the footsteps of Equity Bank to venture into the Democratic Republic of Congo. KCB Group, which already has operations in …

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DR Congo to reassess withdrawal of UN mission amid violent protests

Kinshaha, DRC | Xinhua | The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) decided late Tuesday to reassess the agreement on the withdrawal of the United Nations stabilization mission in the DRC (MONUSCO) amid escalating protests against the MONUSCO in the eastern part of the country, government spokesman Patrick Muyaya said. Thirty-six people …

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UN chief outraged after peacekeepers kill two in DRC

United Nations | Xinhua | United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres expressed outrage after UN peacekeepers opened fire and killed two residents in a border town between the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Uganda. In Kasindi, North Kivu province in the northeastern DRC, military personnel of the UN Organization Stabilization …

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FARDC disregards Museveni’s advice on ceasefire

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Congolese government has insisted that it will not change its stand on negotiations with the March 23 Movement (M23) rebels in Rutshuru territory despite President Yoweri Museveni’s fresh advice on dialogue. M23 rebels have been fighting FARDC since early March. Rebels on June 13 captured …

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